In the overseas market, USA is one of the important territory for Indian films as there is a a good viewership for Indian movies and also a major contributor in terms of revenue. As we stepped into the New Year, we have come up with a list of films which performed well in US. Rajinikanth's Petta, Vijay's Bigil, Karthi's Kaithi, Vijay Sethupathi's Super Deluxe and Dhanush's Asuran have made it to the list of highest grossers in 2019.
It is a known fact that USA is considered to be Rajinikanth's fort in Kollywood. Superstar's films have grabbed the top 6 spots in All-time Top Grossers in USA which is a rare and commendable feat. The Top 6 list includes 2Point0, Kabali, Enthiran, Petta, Kaala and Lingaa.
After Superstar Rajinikanth, Vijay is the next actor to have gained popularity in this territory in the recent years. Three of his films 'Mersal', 'Sarkar' and 'Bigil' have crossed $1 million mark in USA.
The surprise winners at the US Box Office this year is Kaithi, Super Deluxe and Asuran which have raked in over $300k and have made it to the Top 5 List this year. It is a solid proof that content-driven films have scored big this time.
2019 Tamil Top 10 Highest grossers in USA
1. Petta -$2.55 M
2. Bigil - $1.15 M
3. Khaidi - $432K
4. Super Deluxe -$356K
5. Asuran -$327K
6. Viswasam - $273K
7. Nerkonda Paarvai - $248K
8. Kaappaan - $158K
9. NGK - $155K
10. Namma Veetu Pillai - $110K