Pulimurugan, the Mohanlal starrer has made a tremendous opening at the box office. As expected, Pulimurugan broke the initial collection record of Mammootty's Kasaba, thus emerging as the Malayalam movie to make the biggest box office opening.
According to the trade analysts, Pulimurugan has made a whopping initial collection of Rs. 4.8 Crores from the Kerala box office. It is the first Malayalam movie to cross the 4-Crore mark on its release day.
Kasaba, which marked the directorial debut of Nithin Renji Panicker had made a gross collection of 2.48 Crores on its releasing day, from the Kerala box office. It is one of the biggest blockbusters of 2016.
The trade experts and the Pulimurugan team expect that the movie will collect more than 100 Crores within its lifetime run and surely surpass the record of Mohanlal's Drishyam, thus becoming the biggest hit of the actor's career.
Interestingly, Pulimurugan was released in about 214 screens (including the special shows and fan shows) in Kerala, thus emerging as the biggest ever release in the history of Malayalam movie industry.
The movie, which stars Mohanlal in the title role Murugan, is an out-and-out action thriller which will surely entertain the action movie lovers and Mohanlal fans. Pulimurugan is directed by Vysakh, and produced by Tomichan Mulakupadam for Mulakupadam Films.