Kerala Box Office : Ezra First Day Collection Report
Prithviraj’s much awaited movie Ezra was finally released yesterday in 125 screens in Kerala. The movie opened to tremendous response in all the centres and by afternoon, positive reviews started flooding the social media platforms.
According to trade sources, Ezra has raked in Rs 2.65 crores on the opening day collections. If these reports are to be believed, Ezra will be among the top 4 highest opening day grossers in Malayalam. Mohanlal’s Pulimurugan stands top with a whopping 4.05 crores followed by Dulquer Salmaan’s Jomonte Suvisheshangal (2.71 crores) and Mohanlal’s latest release Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol (2.62 crores).
Ezra was highly anticipated by the audience majorly due to the impressive teasers. Even before it’s release, the movie was advertised to be a never before seen horror experience in Malayalam. Going by the collection reports, Ezra has the potential to become the biggest hit in Prithviraj’s career. Ennu Ninte Moideen released in 2015 is his biggest blockbuster, which also finds it’s name in the prestigious 50 crore club of Mollywood.
Ezra is directed by newbie Jay K, an associate of Rajeev Ravi. According to the makers, it is the first Indian movie to have a core plot about the Jewish community in Kerala. The movie has two timelines, spanning from the 1940s to 2016.
Popular South Indian actress Priya Anand marks her Mollywood debut through this movie. Tovino Thomas, Sudev Nair, Babu Antony, debutante Ann Sheetal, Vijayaraghavan, Prathap Pothen and Bharath Dabholkar are also part of the cast.
Mukesh R. Mehta, CV Sarathy and AV Anoop have jointly produced the film under the banners of E4 Entertainment and AVA Productions.