The Great Father, starring Mammootty in the lead role and directed by Haneef Adeni, has had an excellent outing at the box office. After setting some big box office records initial, The Great Father has kept on the same momentum to reach newer heights.
Recently, The Great Father got released in UAE/GCC countries. It was on April 13 that the movie hit the theatres in UAE/GCC and thus making The Great Father, one of the biggest releases of actor Mammootty in the middle east.
The Great Father was received amidst huge fanfare and the movie reportedly has made a gigantic opening at UAE/GCC. According to the reports, The Great Father fetched 10.5 Crores from its 3 days of run in UAE/GCC. This is one of the best opening for a Mammootty movie in UAE/GCC
An Excellent Opening
This is definitely an excellent opening for Mammootty starrer The Great Father, considering the fact that the film had to face stiff competition from Hollywood movie Fast & The Furious 8.
Next Only To Pulimurugan
Interestingly, The Great Father is next only to Pulimurugan in the opening weekend collections of UAE/GCC. Pulimurugan had fetched above 13.5 Crores gross from its first weekend at UAE/GCC. The film had managed to grab above 600 screens.
Statistics Courtesy: Forum Keralam
Will The Great Father Beat Pulimurugan?
Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan, is by far the top grossing Malayalam movie at UAE/GCC box office. The film had fetched above 33 Crores from UAE/GCC. Let us wait and see whether The Great Father will be able to break this big record.
Approaching The 50-Crore Club
By all chances, The Great Father will be the first movie of Mammootty to enter the 50-Crore club. If reports are to be believed, the film has crossed the 25-Crore mark at Kerala box office and has joined the 40-Crore club at the worldwide box office. With the release in other countries pending, The Great Father will soon enter the 50-Crore club.
Earlier, The Great Father had scripted an opening day colection record by fetching 4.31 Crores on its opening day in Kerala. Going at this rate, the Mammootty starrer, which also features Sneha, Arya, Anikha, Malavika Mohanan etc., in important roles will definitely emerge as the biggest hit of Megastar Mammootty.