It has been exactly one month since Mohanlal's Pulimurugan hit the theatres and we still can't stop talking about the film. Such is the mass hysteria caused by the movie over the Malayalam film audiences.
Well, apart from Pulimurugan's rock solid box-office
hunt, there were some other major happenings in Mollywood, which
made it to the headlines. Read on to know the Mollywood news of the
Pulimurugan's New Milestone
Pulimurugan has created a new record as the film has
crossed the 100-Crore mark at the box office. Now, the film is the
first Malayalam movie to achieve this and proudly, the industry
could say that, it has a movie in the elite club.
Pulimurugan Opens Big In UAE/GCC
Pulimurugan did make a grand release in UAE/GCC on
November 3, 2016. Reportedly, the film had 630 shows in the opening
day, the highest for an Indian movie in UAE/GCC. The movie has
eclipsed the records set by Salman Khan's Sultan and
Swarna Kaduva Gets A Decent Start
Biju Menon starrer Swarna Kaduva did have a grand
release on November 4, 2016. The film released in 104 theatres
making it the biggest ever release for Biju Menon. Swarna
Kaduva has been getting decent reviews, so far.
Mohanlal Joins 1971 Beyond Borders
Mohanlal's next big budget venture is 1971 Beyond
Borders, directed by Major Ravi. The shoot of the film has
commenced in Rajasthan and Mohanlal has joined the sets. Huge sets
have been erected for shooting the war sequences in the movie. The
actor's look for the film has also been revealed.
A Sci-Fi Thriller In Malayalam
Sci-Fi movies are not that common in Mollywood. Well, having
said that, there is a big announcement regarding an upcoming movie.
Reportedly, Prithviraj, Nithya Menen and Parvathy would be seen in
a sci-fi movie, directed by Jenuse Mohammed. The film is expected
to go on the floors in 2017.
Godha's First-Look Posters Are Out
The first look posters of the upcoming Malayalam movie
Godha, are out. It was actor Mammootty, who launched the
posters of the film. The film directed by Basil Joseph, has Tovino
Thomas, Renji Panicker and Wamiqa Gabbi in the lead roles.
What Mammootty Said After Watching Pulimurugan?
Reportedly, actor Mammootty has watched Mohanlal's
Pulimurugan and has enjoyed the movie. This was revealed
by actor Kunjan in an interview given to a popular magazine.
According to Kunjan, he watched the movie along with Mammootty and
the latter even went on to say that only Mohanlal could do such
Meanwhile, the past week witnessed the release of three
Malayalam films. Biju Menon starrer Swarna Kaduva was the
major release of the week. Apart from that, Arun Viswam's
Kolumittayi and Girish C Palam's Pallikoodam also
made it to the theatres.
Among the previous week's other language movie releases, Karan
Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Dhanush starrer
Kodi, continue their decent run at the Kerala box office,
with positive word of mouth.
The coming week, once again would be an exciting one for Mollywood, as two mainstream movies are set to hit the theatres. Nadhirshah's Kattappanayile Hrithik Roshan and Sajith Jagadnandan's Ore Mukham, which has Dhyan Sreenivasan in the lead role, would hit the theatres on November 11, 2016.