The small budget movie “Pelli Choopulu”, directed by Tarun Bhaskar, starring Vijay and Ritu Varma is inching closer to gross $1 Million. It has collected $465,726 in the first week and $347,316 in its second week at the US box office, taking the total collection of Pelli Choppulu to $813,042.
The trade expert predicted that newly released movie Venkatesh and Nayantara starrer 'Babu Bangaram', Sai Dharam Tej starrer 'Thikka', Akshay Kumar's 'Rustom' and Hrithik Roshna starrer 'Mohenjo Daro' would slow down the collection of the movie and finally the collection rate fall down on its third Friday.
After clashing four movies, Pelli Choopulu" has earned $130,261 from 45 screens at the US box office by the end of its third weekend and the gross total has reached $943,303 [Rs. 6.31 crore] in its 17 day at US box office. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted,” Telugu film #Pellichoopulu is SENSATIONAL in USA... [Week 3] Fri $ 21,986, Sat $ 66,101, Sun $ 42,174. Total: $ 943,303 [? 6.31 cr] @Rentrak." The movie need to earn $56,697 to cross $1 million mark.