Malayalam Box office Collection report for March 2011, ‘Christian Brothers’ on top
It’s ‘Christian Brothers’ that had ruled the box office in Kerala in March. ‘August 15’ didn’t work out well, while ‘Make-up Man’, ‘Marykkundoru Kunjaadu’, ‘Traffic’ and ‘Khaddama’ too worked well. Here’s a detailed look:
Top 5 Movies :
No. 1: ‘Christian Brothers’
Producer: Maha Subair and A.V.Anoop
Starring: Mohanlal, Dileep, Suresh Gopi, Sarath Kumar, Kavya Madhavan, Lakshmi Rai, Kaniha etc.
Main Attraction: Multi-starrer
Joshiy’s multi-starrer ‘Christian Brothers’ is for fans, especially for Mohanlal fans and also for lovers of ‘masala’ stuff, with all ingredients intact. Everything is there- drama, action, humour, songs et al. The film is going strong at all centres, all across Kerala.
Box office performance: Weeks : 2
Grossed over Rs. 10.25 crores.
No. 2: ‘Make-up Man’
Cast- Jayaram, Sheela, Siddique, Kunchacko Boban, Suraaj Venjaramoodu, Prithviraj, Jagathy Sreekumar etc.
Main attraction: Comedy plus drama, family entertainer kind of movie
Shafi has blended comedy, family drama, romance and humour in a very effective manner, thus delivering a Jayaram starrer that works well at the box office.
Box office performance: Weeks 7
Grossed over Rs. 6.1 crores.
No 3: ‘Marykkundoru Kunjaadu’
Cast- Dileep, Bhavana, Biju Menon, Innocent etc.
Main attraction: Dileep brand of comedy, Shafi’s direction
Released during Christmas last, this Shafi film is a colourful entertainer and brings together Dileep’s comedy, with perfect timing. Biju Menon’s performance, the songs and script by Benny.P.Nayarambalam happen to be the highlights.
Box office performance: Weeks 14
Grossed around Rs. 14.5 crores.
No 4: ‘Traffic’
Producer: Listin Stephen
Director: Rajesh Pillai
Cast- Sreenivasan, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Asif, Rahman, Anoop Menon, Kunchacko Boban, Sandhya, Roma etc.
Main attraction: Perfect scripting and direction
‘Traffic’ has won much appreciation as one of the best movies made in recent times and the excellent scripting and direction by Rajesh Pillai has made it different, quite unlike any other Malayalam film made in recent years. A new beginning hopefully.
Box office performance: Weeks 12
Grossed around Rs. 6.5 crores.
No 5: ‘Khaddama’
Cast- Kavya Madhavan, Sreenivasan, Murali Gopy, Suraaj Venjaramoodu, Biju Menon etc.
Main attraction: Sensitive portrayal of life in the Gulf, Kavya’s excellent performance
The Kamal movie, which tells the poignant story of a housemaid in the Gulf, has won the appreciation of critics and the wholehearted support of the family audience too.
Box office Performance: Grossed over Rs. 2.1 crores.
Report By : Unni
Indian Webcasting Network [IWN]
Published: Time : 11:43 A.M /April 10, 2011