Well, the Pooja season has turned out to be quite an eventful one for Mollywood. Two big Malayalam films, which released during the season are ruling the box office.
It is Mohanlal's Pulimurugan that is leading the race. The film is on a record breaking spree and is on the road to become a blockbuster. Mammootty's Thoppil Joppan is also moving steady at the box office.
It is not for the first time that both the Big M's movies are ruling the box office together. Here, we list the other 6 instances when both Mammootty and Mohanlal ruled the box office with their films that released during the same season. Take a look..
Valsalyam And Devasuram
Two films, which had the superstars in vintage form. Both the films went on to attain a cult classic status and they feature among the best films of Mohanlal and Mammootty. Devasuram and Valsalyam had a grand run at the Kerala box office during the Vishu season of the year 1993.
Oru Maravathoor Kanavu And Kanmadam
Oru Maravathoor Kanavu, was the directorial debut of Lal Jose and the film had Mammootty in the lead role. Kanmadam, on the other hand had the powerful combination of Mohanlal-Lohithadas team. Both the films tasted success and the superstars had a happy run at the box office.
Rasathanthram and Thuruppugulan
Rasathanthram and Thuruppugulan were the big hits of the year 2006. Both the films were among the major releases of the Vishu season of the year 2006 and both the superstars emerged victorious during the season.
Chotta Mumbai And Big B
Well, both the films of the superstars were released in the month of April in the year 2007. The films had the Big Ms in full form. What else was required to set the box office on fire?
Innathe Chinthavishayam And Annan Thambi
Annan Thambi directed by Anwar Rasheed was in the lines of a perfect mass masala entertainer and the film had Mammootty in a dual role. Innathe Chinathavishayam was a family entertainer from Mohanlal-Sathyan Anthikkad team. Both the films, released during the Vishu season of the year 2008, entered the hit chart.
Pranchiyettan And The Saint And Shikkar
Mammootty's Pranchiyettan And The Saint and Mohanlal's Shikkar were released during the same time, in the year 2010. Both the films had a good run at the box office. Pranchiyettan And The Saint fetched great reviews and box office collections whereas Shikkar appealed to the masses.
Unlike the films mentioned in the above list, both Pulimrugan and Thoppil Joppan were released on the same day. Mohanlal's Pulimurugan had won the initial race fetching 4.05 Croreson the opening day itself.
On the other hand, Thoppil Joppan fetched 1.55 Croreson the opening day and made 8.46 Crores within 4 days of its run. Meanwhile, Pulimurugan entered the 20-Crore club within 5 days of run.
Well, it is a good sign for Malayalam cinema and it is indeed a pleasure to watch the most loved superstars of Mollywood, back in action, that too, in full form.