Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s ‘Kushi’ Hits $1.5M Mark in US Box Office
Samantha Ruth Prabhu, the popular South Indian actress, has achieved a new milestone with her latest movie ‘Kushi’. The romantic comedy, which was released on September 10, 2023, has crossed the $1.5 million mark in the US box office, making it one of the highest-grossing Indian movies in the US.
‘Kushi’, which means ‘happiness’ in Tamil, is a remake of the 2000 Telugu movie of the same name, which starred Pawan Kalyan and Bhumika Chawla. The remake is directed by S.J. Suryah, who also directed the original version. The movie also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Nivetha Thomas, Yogi Babu, and Anurag Kashyap in supporting roles.
The movie revolves around the lives of two strangers, Kushi (Samantha) and Shiva (Vijay), who meet on a flight from Chennai to Delhi. They become friends and decide to help each other in their love lives. Kushi wants to reunite her childhood friend Arjun (Anurag) with his girlfriend Anjali (Nivetha), while Shiva wants to woo his college crush Priya (Bhumika). However, things get complicated when Kushi and Shiva start developing feelings for each other.
The movie has received positive reviews from the critics and the audience for its refreshing story, hilarious comedy, and charming chemistry between the lead pair. The movie has also been praised for its music by A.R. Rahman, who composed the songs and the background score for both the original and the remake versions.
The movie has performed well at the box office, both in India and abroad. According to [Box Office Mojo], the movie has collected $1.51 million in the US as of September 24, 2023. The movie has also earned Rs 50 crore in India and Rs 15 crore in other overseas markets, making it a profitable venture for the producers.
The movie has also created a buzz on social media, with fans and celebrities posting their appreciation and congratulations for the team. Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who has been enjoying a successful streak with her recent movies and web series, took to [Twitter] to thank her fans and co-stars for their support and love. She wrote:
“Thank you so much for making ‘Kushi’ a huge hit. I am overwhelmed by your response and love. This movie is very close to my heart and I am glad that you all enjoyed it. A big thanks to my director S.J. Suryah sir, my co-star Vijay Sethupathi sir, and the entire cast and crew for making this journey so memorable and fun. Love you all.”
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