Prabhas starrer “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” brought in 10.1 million dollars (not final count) with a whopping $23,855 per theater average.
Baahubali 2: Thur+Fri – 4.6 M, Sat – 3.4 Million, Sun – 2 M (apprx) Total Weekend Gross – 10 M (final count yet to be reported)
Vin Diesel starrer “Fast & Furious 8″ pulled in $19.4 m and bagged first place in USA weekend box-office charts.
Eugenio Derbez and Salma Hayek starrer romantic comedy ‘How to Be a Latin Lover” secured second position with gross of $12 M. Competing with these big Hollywood movies, “Baahubali 2” grabbed third position.
The lifetime gross of “Baahubali The Beginning” in North America was around 7 million dollars. So, “Baahubali 2” collected entire lifetime gross of the first part in just two days.
The distributors who took a huge gamble by paying Rs 45 Cr for USA rights are now having big smile. They will be landing in profits later this week.
This is not only biggest hit for Tollywood, this is also the largest opening for an Indian film in North America. The movie is expected to rake in another five to ten million dollars by end of its entire run.