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Cut To 2007! When Mammootty, Mohanlal & Dileep Ruled The Vishu Season!

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The vishu season is considered to be the best for Malayalam movies. It is that time of a year, when all the big stars of Mollywood, including Mammootty and Mohanlal try to bring in their films to the theatres.

This time too we will see good number of Malayalam movies fighting it out at the box office. Mammootty has already delivered a big hit with The Great Father and the actor has another big release in the form of Puthan Panam.

Cut To 2007! When Mammootty, Mohanlal & Dileep Ruled The Vishu Season!

On the other hand, Mohanlal has pitched in with his Vishu release of the year 1971 Beyond Borders, which hit the theatres on April 07, 2017.

And the competition at the box office will be fierce and quality movies will definitely emerge the victorious.

Now, let us go a 10 years back, to the year 2007, in which the Vishu season was indeed a special one for the industry as well as Mammootty, Mohanlal and Dileep.

All the three actors had big releases and importantly, all of them delivered what was expected from them, which made the season really spectacular. Well, we take you through the Malayalam movies which ruled the Vishu season of 2007.

Chotta Mumbai

Mohanlal was the first one to join the race with Chotta Mumbai, that hit the right chords with the audiences. The film, which was a perfect entertainer had all the ingredients to set the cash registers ringing at the box office. Narrating the tale of a group of youngsters in Kochi, the movie went on to earn a cult fan following.

Box Office Verdict: Superhit

Big B

Well, this was the film that made the maximum impact. The movie, which marked the arrival of Amal Neerad was a new experience for the Malayalam film audiences. Mammootty was in full form in this stylish entertainer. In fact, the film went on to become a sensation among the youngsters and is regarded as a path-breaking movie in the history of Malayalam cinema.

Box Office Verdict: Hit


For the first time, we got to witness Dileep doing the lead role in a Sathyan Anthikkad movie. Vinodayathra was a well crafted entertaining ride, with a good message to deliver. Family crowd poured in for the movie, which had actors Dileep, Meera Jasmine and Mukesh in top gear. In fact, the film is still considered as one of the best works of Sthyan Anthikkad as a writer.

Box Office Verdict: Superhit


Vinayan is one such film-maker who has dared to experiment. The industry got a sceince fiction movie with Vinayan's Athishayan, which had a whole lot of actors on board. The film received mixed reviews but it had a decent outing at the box office, with the family audiences, especially kids supporting the movie.

Box Office: Hit

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