Onam season is considered to be one of the best for Malayalam films and most of the big actors of the film industry try to release a film of their own, during the season.
Actors like Mammootty and Mohanlal have made it a point to
release their films during the Onam season. But, this time, much to
the disappointment of Mammootty fans, no film of the actor would be
in the theatres during the Onam season.
Here we list the past five Onam releases of
Mammootty..Go through the slides to read
2015 – Utopiayile Rajavu
Utopiayile Rajavu was Mammootty's Onam release of the
year 2015. The film directed by Kamal, got released on August 27,
2016. Utopiayile Rajavu was touted to be a satire, but the
film failed to click at the box-office.
2014 – Rajadhiraja
Rajadhiraja was the big release of Mammootty during the
Onam season of 2014. The film directed by Ajay Vasudev, was a mass
masala entertainer and was a profitable venture at the
2013 – Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus, which marked the
directorial debut of G Marthandan, was the actor's release for the
Onam season of 2015. The film did receive mixed reviews and was a
moderate success at the box office.
2012 – Thaapana
Thaapana was released 2 weeks before the Onam day of
2014. The film directed by Johny Antony received mixed reviews. The
film faced stiff competition from Mohanlal's Run Baby Run,
and was an average success at the box office.
2010 – Pranchiyettan And The Saint
Pranchiyettan And The Saint was released on September
10, 2010, which was 2 weeks after the Onam day of 2010. The film
was released as an Onam-Ramzan release. Pranchiyettan And The
Saint went on to become a big success at the
Similarly, in the year 2011, Mammootty didn't have any release
during the Onam season.
Earlier, Mammootty's Thoppil Joppan was expected to hit the theatres during the Onam season. Later, the makers of the film shifted the release date to the month of October. Mammootty's previous release was White, which didn't do well at the box-office.
Meanwhile, as many as 4 Malayalam films are gearing up to hit
the theatres during Onam season. Prithviraj starrer Oozham would be
the first one to hit the theatres, which is set to release on
September 8, 2016.
Mohanlal-Priyadarshan team's Oppam would also hit the
theatres during the Onam season. The film is expected to release on
Dileep's Welcome To Central Jail and Kunchacko Boban's
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho are also slated to be Onam
Apart from the above, Mohanlal and Jr. Ntr starrer Janatha Garage would also hit the theatres during the Onam season.