Chennai: Despite good opening in the domestic market, Tamil crime-comedy 'Soodhu Kavvum' and Telugu romantic-drama 'Sukumarudu' have failed to keep the cash registers ringing in the overseas market.
'Soodhu Kavvum' collected Rs 15.68 lakh in US, while Aadi Pudipeddi-starrer 'Sukumarudu' raked in merely Rs 89,735," according to a tweet posted by trade analyst, Taran Adarsh on his Twitter page.
Pointing out that big stars are a big draw in the foreign land, another trade analyst, Trinath said: "It's extremely tough for a film with unfamiliar actors to stir the box-office abroad."
"Star actors have bigger market overseas and manage to generate revenue too. Take Telugu films such as 'Naayak' and 'Baadshah', for instance - these films took a gargantuan opening, thanks to the star actors involved in it," Trinath told IANS....more
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