Superstar Mohanlal is on a rollercoaster now. The year 2016 was a golden year for the Superstar. Though Mohanlal had no releases in the first half of 2016, the actor came strongly in the second half of the year by delivering three all-time blockbusters with in a span of 2 months.
With the great success of his latest release Munthiri Vallikal Thalirkkumbol directed by Jibu Jacob, he had scored his 4th consecutive blockbuster as well. And it becomes the 5th Mohanlal movie which enters in 50 crore club. Earlier the record achieved by Drishyam, Janantha Gararge (100+ Crore), Oppam and Pulimurugan (150+ Crore).
Mohanlal Movies Total Business in 8 Months: 420 Cr Business!
In 2016, Mohanlal movies grossed Rupees 380+ crores. And when adding Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol collection the total business done by Mohanlal movies in 7 months reached 420 crores.
Oppam, which released in the month of September, was his first Malayalam release of the year and the movie emerged as a big blockbuster. Telugu movie Janatha Garage, released before Oppam was a 100 crore grosser. The actor’s Telugu film, Janatha Garage was a blockbuster Tollywood.
Pulimurugan, which released in the month of October, emerged as the biggest hit in the history of Malayalam cinema. The movie, released on October 7 during the Pooja holidays registered a record opening day collections for a Malayalam movie. This action packed entertainer directed by Vysakh became the first ever Malayalam movie to enter the 100 crore club. And later movie enter in 150 crore club too.
Currently Pulimurugan holds almost all collection records in the Malayalam film history. Mohanlal’s latest release Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol helmed by Jibu Jacob and produced by Sophia Paul under the banner Weekend Blockbusters also going strong in box office. The movie had reportedly grossed an amount of rupees 50 crores from box office in its 40 days run.
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol is a family entertainer that deals with the importance of relationships and family values. Meena paired up with Mohanlal once again for this year after Drishyam.
His next releases here will be Major Ravi movie 1971 Beyond Borders and B Unnikrishnan’s untitled movie. As per reports both films will hit the screens in this summer season.