Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan has hit the theatres today (October 7, 2016). The film, which is said to be in the lines of an action filled mass entertainer, has been directed by Vysakh. This is for the first time that Vysakh and Mohanlal are joining hands for a film.
Apart from Mohanlal, the film also features actors like Jagapathi Babu, Lal, Kishore, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Siddique, Vinu Mohan, Bala etc. in prominent roles. Kamalini Mukherjee does the female lead role in the film. Popular South Indian actress Namitha, would also be seen in an important role in the film.
The hype is huge surrounding Pulimurugan. The film is definitely the most awaited film of Mohanlal in the recent times. Will the film live up to the hype? Can we expect an entertaining ride? Stay tuned with us to get the live updates from the theatres...
Here We Go..... Live Updates Of Pulimurugan FDFS From PVR Kochi....
8.55 AM: Mohanlal has had a good year, so far. Oppam has turned out to be a blockbuster. Will he repeat the magic with Pulimurugan? Wait and see....
9:00 AM: Show is set to begin in a short while. The theatre atmosphere is electrifying. That's Mohanlal, the real crowd-puller.
9:07 AM: Brilliant visuals to start with. The buildup for Murugan is pretty strong.
9:10 AM: Flashback is inevitable in mass entertainers. Isn't it??
9:15 AM: Murugan's childhood days. Engaging enough!
9:26 AM: Waiting for Mohanlal's entry. Well, it has been a long wait indeed...
9:35 AM: Finally, it's a grand entry for Mohanlal. Murugan vs Tiger. The entire theatre goes crazy.
9:48 AM: Actor Lal has some good one-liners for the audiences..!!!
9.54 AM: Taking some time to get to the main story. The screenplay is lagging a bit.
10:01 AM: 'Kadaniyum Kalchilambe'... The song sounds good in the theatres. Magical voices of KJ Yesudas and KS Chithra. But the placement of song has affected the pace of the movie.
10.14 AM: Much awaited punch scene from Mohanlal. The complete actor at his best!
10.27 AM: First half of the film ends with a twist, an expected one. The first half was rather too long. Certain flashback sequences and forced comedies have hampered the pace of the movie up to some extent....
10:28 AM: Stunt sequences, which have been brilliantly executed and the story of life in forests are engaging.
10:42 AM: The movie enters the main plot... Good start for the second half....
10:50 AM: Murugan shows his power, bashing 15 odd villains, but in a sensible way. A scene entirely meant for fans.
11:04 AM: Murugan is a man with brains as well. Smuggling of goods! Reminds us of Sagar Alias Jackey
11:12 AM: Tiger is back in action. Murugan needs to come back to his village. Having said that, the VFX could have been better.
11:21 AM: Hmm.... The story is moving in a predictable way!
11:32 AM: Murugan preparing for the big hunt! Expecting something big!
11:40 AM: This is how Murugan deals with imported villains! Mohanlal in full form during action sequences! Take a bow Mr. Peter Hein....
11:43 AM: All set for the big bash! Murugan has to deal with the tiger as well as the humans....
11:50 AM: The film ends in the most expected way! No big surprises
11:52 AM: Well, the movie is a treat for action movie lovers and Mohanlal fans. Apart from that, the film has nothing big to offer....
Hope you all enjoyed the live updates of Pulimurugan from the theatre. We will be back with more movie updates in the coming days. Thank you!
Go through the slides to know some interesting facts about Pulimurugan...
Mohanlal did undergo a strict diet to lose weight and stay fit. There are some intense stunt sequences in the film, which Mohanlal has performed without the help of any dupes.
Mollywood Debut Of Jagapathi Babu
Popular Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu makes his Mollywood debut with Pulimurugan. Cine artist Beena Antony's husband, Manoj Nair, who is also a film actor, has dubbed for the character played by Jagapathi Babu in the film.
A Big Budget Film
Pulimurugan is one of the costliest movies in the history of Malayalam cinema. Reportedly, the film has been made under a huge budget of 24 Crores, which makes it one of the biggest movies of Malayalam, as far as budget is concerned.
Shot In Forests
Major portions of the film have been shot in real forests. The film was shot in locations like Sileny Valley, Attapaadi, Pooyamkutty forest, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam etc. It took close to 18 days to film the climax portions of the film.
Pulimurugan has been in the waiting for quite some time now. The film, which began in early 2015 was expected to hit the theatres during December 2015. Later it was pushed as July release of 2016 but finally the makers confirmed that the film would open big during the Pooja season of 2016.