Past week was an eventful one for Malayalam cinema. After a wait of close to one month, the film industry witnessed the release of big Malayalam films.
Four films were released during the Eid week, making Mollywood vibrant and back to its best. Here we list some of the major highlights of the past week..
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Kasaba Breaks Records!
Kasaba, which released on July 7, 2016 got a gigantic opening and it went on to collect 2.49 Crores in the opening day. Thus, the film broke the opening day collection records set by Dulquer Salmaan's Kali. The film also registered 339 housefull shows in the opening day.
Mammootty In Full Form!
Eventhough Kasaba is receiving mixed reviews, audiences are unanimously praising the performance of Mammootty in the film. The actor could be seen in full form in Kasaba and thus giving his fans a special treat.
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam Garners Great Reviews!
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, the film which came in without much fanfare has went on to fetch positive reviews from all sectors. The critics have given a thumbs up for the movie.
Rajisha Vijayan Makes A Confident Debut!
Rajisha Vijayan, who portrayed the role of Elizabeth in the film Anuraga Karikkin Vellam has won wide appreciations for her performance in the film. This is her debut role and the industry has got a new talented actress.
Debut Directors Sparkle!
Last week witnessed the release of two films made by debut directors. Nithin Renji Panicker made his debut with Kasaba whereas Khalid Rahman made his entry to films with the movie Anuraga Karikkin Vellam.
Suraj Venjaramoodu Proves His Versatility!
Suraj Venjaramoodu plays important roles in Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum and Karinkunnam Sixes. The actor once again proved his versatility by portraying two diametrically opposite characters with conviction.
Teasers And Trailers Take Over The Online Media
The official teasers of Mohanlal's Janatha Garage and Prithviraj's Oozham got released last week. The trailer of Pretham also got released online, and all the three of them have garnered wide appreciations.
Last week witnessed the release of four big Malayalam films in the form of Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum, Karinkunnam Sixes, Kasaba and Anuraga Karikkin Vellam. The extended weekend proved fruitful for all the four films.
Among the 4 films, Kasaba released amidst much fanfare and the film went on to be one of the biggest releases of this year so far. The film which released in 101 theatres is one of the biggest releases of Mammootty, as well.
Films like Anuraga Karikkin Vellam and Karinkunnam Sixes did have a slow start, but these films went on to pick up in the later days.
Salman Khan starrer Sultan, which released on July 6, 2016 is giving a stiff competition to all the Malayalam films.
Meanwhile, films like Kammatipaadam and Jacobinte Swargarajyam still hold on to a few screens. Jacobinte Swargarajyam is all set to complete 100 days of run, whereas Kammatipaadam completed 50 days of run in the theatres.