Mohanlal and his movies are having a merry time at the Kerala theatres and the box office. All of his recent movies have had a thunderous run in the Kerala theatres, with his films breaking and creating records.
Movies of Mohanlal, guarantee not just a grand initial collection but also a long run in the theatres. It is not a small task considering the fact that the number of movie releases are on the higher side.
Nowadays, the success of a film is calculated considering the show count, as well. It is a common sight to see successful Malayalam movies crossing 10,000 shows count in Kerala theatres.
Here, we are going to list out some of the Mohanlal movies, which even went a step further and crossed the 15,000 shows count mark in the Kerala theatres.
Mohanlal's Pulimurugan, which is by far, the biggest ever hit in the history of Malayalam cinema, did have a grand run in the Kerala theatres. Reportedly, the film emerged as the first ever Malayalam film to cross 40,000 shows mark in Kerala.
Drishyam, which released in the year 2013, did set some big records back then. The film, which managed to gross approximately 42 Crores from Kerala alone was the first Malayalam film to cross 20,000 shows count in Kerala. In total, Drishyam's show count stood at an excess of 23,000.
Twenty 20 (2008)
Twenty 20 was a multi-starrer and featured all the among big stars of Mollywood in it. Mohanlal played a very pivotal role in the movie and his role in the film was one of the most appreciated ones. In total, the film managed to cross the 18,000 show counts in Kerala theatres.
Oppam, which was the Onam release of Mohanlal in the year 2016, did race ahead at the box office. The movie, emerged as a box office and Oppam crossed the 15,000 show count mark in its overall run. The film had the potential for more but Pulimurugan's release did affect the run of the movie, up to an extent.
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol (2017)
Mohanlal's most recent release Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol is the latest entrant to the 15K club. The film, which released on January 27, 2017 recently crossed the 15,000 mark. The movie is still running in good number of theatres in Kerala.
Interestingly, films like Pulimurugan and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol, are among the fastest entrants to the 15,000 shows mark.
Mohanlal's next big release is 1971 Beyond Borders, which will hit the theatres on April 7, 2017. The film, directed by Major Ravi is expected to recreate the same magic as the actor's previous releases.