50-Crore club for Malayalam films! 10 years ago, it would have been hard to think about such a club, since the market of Malayalam films was considered to be restricted within the state alone.
But, with time, the reach of Malayalam films have attained newer
heights and the number of theatres in the state has increased,
which in turn has helped Mollywood to maintain such an elite
Here, we list some of the Malayalam films, which entered the
Drishyam, which released in the year 2013, was the
first Malayalam film to cross the landmark. The film, crossed the
50-Crore mark with ease and according to certain reports, the film
went on to fetch 75 Crores from the worldwide box office.
In fact, it was Nivin Pauly's Premam, which was the
second entrant to this club. The film was equally popular in Kerala
and other South Indian states. Premam too, crossed the
50-Crore mark in a grand style.
Ennu Ninte Moideen (2015)
Ennu Ninte Moideen, which had Prithviraj and Parvathy
in the lead role, did have a slow start but later cruised ahead to
make it big at the box office. The film, reportedly made an excess
of 60 Crores from the worldwide box office.
Two Countries (2015)
The year 2015, was a good one for Malayalam film industry, as
far as box office collections were concerned. Two
Countries was Dileep's first movie to cross the 50-Crore mark.
The film fetched gold at the box office.
Oppam, which was one of the Onam releases of this year,
is one of the films of this year to cross this mark. The film,
recently join the elite league, in style.
Mohanlal's Pulimurugan is the latest entrant to this
league. In fact, the movie is also the fastest to cross the
50-Crore mark. Reportedly, the film only took 14 days to cross 50
Crores at the worldwide box office.
So far, 6 films have made it to this elite club. Mohanlal has
three films in the club whereas Dileep, Prithviraj and Nivin Pauly
have one film each in the 50-Crore club.
Meanwhile, Mohanlal's Oppam and Pulimurugan
are continuing their impressive run at the box office.
Pulimurugan is on a record breaking spree and all eyes are
on this film, since the movie is expected to bring in the 100-Crore
club to Mollywood, just like the way Drishyam introduced
the 50 Crore club.
Well, success of these many films is definitely a huge boost for the industry. These films have proved that Mollywood is not far behind any other language film industries.