The mighty Sankranthi clash between Mahesh Babu’s Sarileru Neekevvaru and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is just cooling down after two weeks of rampage at the global box-office. While both the commercial entertainers have grossed over Rs 200 crore at the worldwide ticket counters, Allu Arjun’s film is slightly a step ahead in terms of shattering records. The Trivikram Srinivas directorial emerged as the 8th south Indian film to cross $3 million in the United States.
While Rs 50 crore and Rs 100 crore clubs are the yardsticks for the box-office performance of a film in the domestic circuit, $1 million dollars or more is considered to be a success in the United States. A lead actor, actress or director with a couple of million-dollar flicks in their kitty are said to have joined the big leagues of Tollywood. Also, it’s no longer about how many weeks or months a film runs. It’s about how much a film can collect during the initial few days banking on the fanatical following. Scroll down for the top 7 highest-grossing Telugu films in the US.