Of late, Telugu movies have been doing extremely well even in the overseas market. As far as the collections are concerned, the USA is one of the biggest markets out of the sub-continent. Also, the performance of the movie in the USA is being considered as a measurement of success. Keeping this in mind, Telugu filmmakers are trying their best to impress Indian diaspora and making films accordingly, if we look at the list of top 5 films in this regard;
1) Bharat Ane Nenu-2018:
This political drama, starring Mahesh Babu is the highest grosser in the USA this year. It collected a whopping $4.0 million scripting an all-time record excluding the Baahubali series.
Ram Charan’s exceptionally great performance as Chitti Babu impressed Telugu audience not only in India but also in America. This movie was made under the banner Mythri movie makers and collected $3.51million in the USA.
The biopic of all-time great actress Savithri garu, directed by Nag Ashwin, Keerthy Suresh in the lead role stole the heart of the audience and has made its position as one of the best classic movies in the year and collected $2.5 million.
4) Geetha Govindam-2018:
This movie, not only the first 100 crores grosser in Vijay’s career, but also made $2.45million in the US market. This movie was made under the banner Geetha arts 2.
5) Bahubali -The Conclusion-2017:
This is the movie that took the Telugu cinema to the next level. Directed by Rajamouli and with a huge star cast like Prabhas, Rana, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishna etc., and mesmerizing graphics rained money at the box office. The movie made $20.37 million in the US market.