Rajamouli’s “Baahubali” films expanded Telugu cinema’s international market. In North America, “Baahubali 2” grossed a whopping $20 million (all languages combined).
Rajamouli once again has the second-highest grossing film of all time. His “RRR” earned $14 million (all languages).
“Baahubali: The Beginning” is in third place with $7 million. Each of the films “Ala Vaikunthapuramuloo,” “Rangasthalam,” “Bharat Ane Nenu,” and “Saaho” has grossed more than $3 million.
Let’s take a look at some Telugu movies that grossed $2 million plus. 2 million gross has become a break-even point for a top star movie. It is a blockbuster for smaller and mid-budget films.
|SyeRaa Narasimha Reddy||$2,608,115||Average|
|Khaidi No 150||$2,447,043||Blockbuster|
|Bheemla Naayak||$2,435,861||Super Hit|
|Sarkaru Vaari Paata||$2,340,737||Break Even|
|Sarileru Neekevvaru||$2,288,613||Super Hit|
|Waltair Veerayya||$2M* counting||Super Hit|