Malayalam films did have a good July, with Eid releases faring well at the Kerala box-office and thus giving the industry a much needed rejuvenation.
Now, the month of August has some big films gearing up for
release. Here we list some of the major Malayalam movies, which
would hit the theatres in the month of August..
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Vismayam, directed by Chandrasekhar Yeleti is the
Malayalam version of the Telugu film Manamantha. The film
is the debut of Mohanlal as a lead actor in Telugu films. Both the
versions would hit the theatres on August 5, 2016.
Ann Maria Kalippilaanu
Ann Maria Kalippilaanu, which is the second directorial
venture of Midhun Manuel Thomas is all set to hit the theatres on
August 5, 2016. The film, which has Sara Arjun and Sunny Wayne in
the lead roles is one of the most awaited films of this
The trailer of Guppy did leave everyone in awe. The
film, which marks the directorial debut of Johnpaul George, has
Master Chethan and Tovino Thomas in the lead roles. The film
narrates the story of a boy who earns a living by selling the
aquarium fish. Guppy, would hit the theatres on August 5,
Marubhoomiyile Aana, directed by V K Prakash has Biju
Menon in the lead role. The film, which is expected to be an
out-and-out entertainer might hit the theatres on August 5, 2016.
The release date has not been confirmed yet.
IDI, which has Jayasurya in a mass avatar would hit the
theatres on August 12, 2016. The film directed by Sajid Yahiya is
expected to be a high octane entertainer.
Interestingly, another film of Jayasurya is also slated for a
release on August 12, 2016. Pretham, directed by Ranjith
Sankar has Jayasurya in the lead role along with actors Aju
Varghese, Sharafudheen and Govind Padmasurya. The film is said to
be in the lines of a horror-comedy.
Award-winning film Perariyathavar, directed by Dr Biju,
would finally get to the theatres on August 12, 2016, after a long
wait. The film won Suraj Venjaramoodu the National Award For The
Pinneyum, directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan marks the
comeback of Dileep-Kavya Madhavan pair after a brief break. It is
for the first time that Dileep is associating with Adoor
Gopalakrishnan. The film would hit the theatres on August 19,
Dum, which marks the comeback of actor Lal to main
roles after a brief break has been directed by Anuram. The film,
which is touted to be an action thriller has Shine Tom Chacko as
the main lead. Dum is expected to hit the theatres on
August 19, 2016.
Here is another Biju Menon film, which might hit the theatres in
the month of August. The film directed by Jose Thomas is currently
in its post-production phase and the makers are planning to release
the film in the month of August.
The month would witness the release of a Mohanlal film after a
gap of more than 9 months. Vismayam, which is the
Malayalam version of Telugu film Manamantha, would hit the
theatres on August 5, 2016.
Apart from Mohanlal, the month of August would be special for
actors Jayasurya and Biju Menon, with two films of both the actors
expected to hit the theatres this month.
4 films were released during the Eid week and out of them
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam emerged as the clear winner.
Kasaba and Karinkunnam Sixes also went on to do a
decent job at the Kerala box office.
Last week, two Malayalam films got released in the form of
White and Kismath. White, which has
Mammootty and Huma Qureshi in the lead roles has got a bleak
opening at the box office. Reviews for the film are not favourable
either, leaving the film in trouble.
Meanwhile, Kismath has fetched some good reviews and
the movie is expected to pick up in the box office collections in
the coming days.
Well, we hope that the month of August would fetch gold for Kerala box office.