A mediocre and unpretty actress, Shriya Saran will find it very hard to live down the humiliating rebuff from U.S. moviegoers to her Hollywood misadventure The Other End of the Line.
Shriya’s ghastly English movie not only opened to scathing reviews but was also a total disaster at the U.S. box office in its opening weekend (October 31-November 2, 2008).
For the opening weekend, The Other End of the Line had a gross of just $59,078 in the U.S., a beyond pathetic box office response for a new movie.
The crappy movie had an average of $649, perhaps the lowest we have seen for an Indian movie in the U.S.
Shriya Saran’s embarrassment of a movie opened at No-44 at the U.S. box office.
Take a look (below table) at how The Other End of the Line fared vis-a-vis a few other Indian movies:
In its review of The Other End of the Line, SearchIndia.com dismissed the movie as a crappy Mills & Boon tale and ended with the line:
Life is too short to be wasted on trash like The Other End of the Line.