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Sardar Gabbar Singh beats Srimanthudu premiere shows' record in US box office collection
By NewsX Bureau
| Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 11:11
Hyderabad: Power Star Pawan Kalyan's Sardar Gabbar Singh (SGS) made an enormous collection at the US box office in the premiere show of it. As per reports, the movie SGS has beaten the record of Mahesh Babu's 'Srimanthudu' and became the second biggest film after 'Bahubali: The Beginning'.
Pawan Kalyan is one of the most popular Telegu actors in North America. Some of his films held the record of the biggest openers and highest grosser at the U.S. box office in the past.
'Sardar Gabbar Singh's prequel 'Gabbar Singh' was also a big hit with created a lot of curiosity for its sequel 'Sardar Gabbar Singh' amongst his fan.
Eros International, which has bagged its global theatrical rights, decided to cash in on the Pawan mania and teamed up with IDream Media to distribute the film in the key international markets. They have released the film in 184 screens in the U.S., 18 screens in Canada, 1 screen in Mexico, 18 screens in the U.K. and 37 screens in the U.A.E.
The distributors of the movie made tickets available for the premiere shows in advance.The makers are yet to reveal about their collection in the premiere shows.
Midwest Movies tweeted, “#SardaarGabbarSingh as of now $416,457 and easily pass the non baahubali highest."
iMoviesUSA tweeted, "After initial blast #SardaarGabbarSingh slows down to be at $416K from 130 locs.Will probably end up btw $600-$650K."
However, 'Sardar Gabbar Singh' may not beat the record of 'Bahubali: The Beginning'. The Prabhas starrer 'Bahubali: The Beginning' is not only highest grossing Telugu film but it is also the highest grossing film in Indian language.