Ayyappanum Koshiyum does an overall business of over Rs 50 crore
A month after its theatrical release, ‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’ is now out on Amazon Prime. Those who could not watch the film from big screen are now raving about it, which includes a large number of non-Malayali cinephiles. Hitting screens on February 7, the film got unanimously positive reviews with widespread appreciation for the performance of the two lead actors — Prithviraj and Biju Menon.
As per the makers, the film has already done a total business of over Rs 50 crore earning a blockbuster status. From Kerala box office alone, it has earned Rs 23 crore while the gross from GCC and other overseas region amount to Rs 14 crore. From the Rest of India centres, the film grossed around Rs 2.50 crore business. Over Rs 12 crore is earned from the satellite, OTT and other rights.
‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’ written and directed by Sachy is about the conflict between a soon-to-retire policeman and a retired havildar. It has a brilliantly screenplay that addresses a lot of important socio-political issues. The film is now set to be remade in Tamil. S Kathireasan, who has produced acclaimed films like ‘Aadukalam’ and ‘Jigarthanda’ has acquired the rights. Details regarding the director and lead actors of the Tamil version have not yet been revealed.