The US cash register has still not fully recovered from COVID-19. The market is opening up slowly.
While Sankranthi’s releases have failed to raise a decent amount, “Uppena” is already heading towards $ 200k.
On day one, the movie grossed $ 71,000 and on day two it added another $ 61,000 to its total. The Sunday trend also appears to be impressive.
The film could have gathered more in some key locations like VA, Seattle wasn’t closed before 6pm due to bad weather.
Day-1: $ 71K from 71 locs (Ltd Premieres + Fri), Day-2: $ 61K from 74 locs (Sat), Total Gross: $ 132K
With newcomers Vaishnav Tej and Krithi Shetty as the lead pair, “Uppena” is running for packed houses in the domestic market. In the US, this is the best opening for an Indian film in the current screenplay.