Telugu film Geetha Govindam is creating a sensation at the US box office. The movie that released on Wednesday on the occasion of Independence Day is dominating all the other movies that released last weekend. Geetha Govindam stars Vijay Devarakonda and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles. The film collected more than 9 crores in just two days. On the third day also, the film collected good numbers and contributed to the hike in the collections.
Now, the film has emerged as superhit in USA. “Telugu film #GeethaGovindam emerges a SMASH HIT in USA... Crosses $ 1.5 mn in its extended opening weekend... Speeding towards $ 2 mn...Tue to Thu $ 731,490 Fri $ 240,941 Sat $ 354,433 Sun $ 212,610 Total: $ 1,539,474 [₹ 10.75 cr]”, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Telugu film #GeethaGovindam emerges a SMASH HIT in USA... Crosses $ 1.5 mn in its extended opening weekend... Speeding towards $ 2 mn...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 20, 2018
Tue to Thu $ 731,490
Fri $ 240,941
Sat $ 354,433
Sun $ 212,610
Total: $ 1,539,474 [₹ 10.75 cr]@comScore
Apart from USA, the film has done a tremendous business in the domestic circuit as well. Talking about the film, Geetha Govindam is directed by Parsuram, while the camera is handled by Manikandan, who has worked in Bollywood films like Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Main Hoon Na. The music of the film is given by Gopi Sundar while the editing department is headed by Marthand K Venkatesh.
Meanwhile, Megastar Chiranjeevi on Sunday heaped praise on Vijay Deverakonda for his work in Geetha Govindam.
“You treat all films equally and appreciate them as long as it has good content. You won’t see whether a film is made on a big budget or small budget. You are showering this much happiness on us because you have liked Geetha Govindam,” Chiranjeevi said at the film’s success meet.
“The last two years have been really good for the Telugu film industry. The industry is moving forward with a lot of energy, happiness and determination. And all this is because of your support,” he added.