Telugu cinema is one of the largest movie industries in India, it produces the largest number of films in India, even exceeding the number of films produced in Bollywood. The industry holds the Guinness World Record for the largest film production facility in the world, Ramoji Film City..
Through its rich history, telugu cinema has seen some quality movies which have been a commercial success all over the world, the telugu cinema has quickly overtaken mainstream audience and has some of the highest grossing movies ever made, the industry has taken overseas also, and many movies have done really well,
let’s take a look at some of the highest grossing telugu movies overseas.
|Baahubali : The Conclusion||20.77 Million|
The film collected 20.77$ million coming from the US alone. The Movie grossed US$10.1 million, during the opening weekend, , the highest-ever opening for an Indian film in the US. On 3 May 2017, The Conclusion became the highest grossing Indian film at the US box office with US$12.5 million, surpassing Dangal’s gross of US$12.3 million.
|Baahubali : The Beginning||7.51 Million|
The film debuted in the ninth position for the US and Canadian box office collecting $4,630,000 in three days. The film collected 7.51$ million throughout its run and was the highest grossing movie in the us, till it got surpassed by Baahubali : The Conclusion.
Rangasthalam’s earnings exceeded US$2 million on its third day of theatrical release in the US, becoming the ninth Indian Telugu-language film to do so. After earning more than US$3 million in 9 days in the US, Rangasthalam became the all-time third highest grossing Telugu film in that country for that time.
|Bharat Ane Nenu||3.42 Million|
The film was released on 20 April 2018 to positive reviews and became the 4th highest-grossing Telugu movie of all time, it did well in the overseas market as well, earning 3.42$ Million dollars in the US.
By the end of its first weekend, Srimanthudu collected a total of US$2.1 million at the United States box office and became the second-highest grossing Telugu film of all time in the country. It also became the second Telugu film to cross the US$2 million mark, after Baahubali: The Beginning, it’s total earnings were US$2.89 million dollars.
Saaho was a commercial success at the box office, Saaho made ₹130 crore (US$19 million) on its opening day worldwide, the second highest-ever for an Indian film, in the overseas market, it earned more than US$ 2.87 Million Dollars.
Mahanati and Nadigaiyar Thilagam became the highest-grossing South Indian film that starred a woman as the primary character. It became the fourth-best Telugu opener in the United States in 2018, earning more money than in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana combined on its first day. The movie earned US$2.59 Million Dollars throughout its run.
|Geetha Govindam||2.45 Million|
Geetha Govindam was released to critical acclaim from both audience and critics alike, the film was a commercial success in the overseas market, earning more than US$ 2.45 Million Dollars in The US.
A..Aa.. Released in the overseas market on June 2nd 2016, it managed to do quite well in the overseas, by the end of its run, it managed to earn US$2.45 Million Dollars.
|Khaidi No. 150||2.45 Million|
Khaidi No. 150 grossed ₹41.75 crore on the opening day all over India and crossed the ₹100 crore mark in 5 days. It did well in the overseas market as well, and grossed over $2.45 million in the USA.