Kerala Box Office: Parava Collection Report 14 Days
Parava continues to do remain rock solid in the box office despite a slew of release like Ramaleela, Tharangam, Udaharanam Sujatha, Sherlock Toms and Solo. The extremely positive word of mouth is attracting audience to the theatres in large numbers. The movie was released on September 21 and took a stellar opening in the Kerala box office.
According to latest collection reports from our trade sources, the movie has grossed Rs 16.90 crores from its 14 days of theatrical run in Kerala. This is a very good figure which is only expected to soar upwards during the coming weeks. A gross of nearly Rs 17 crores from two weeks is really heartening.
Parava marks the directorial debut of noted actor Soubin Shahir. The movie tells the story of two adolescent boys who rear pigeons for racing, which is commonly practiced in the Mattanchery regions in Kochi. It has a big supporting cast which includes a host of newcomers and veterans as well.
Teenagers Amal Shah and Govind V Pai play the protagonists in Parava. Kismath fame Shane Nigam, Harisree Ashokan’s son Arjun Ashokan, late actor Zainudeen’s son Zinil Zainudeen, Siddique, Aashiq Abu, Indrans, Jacob Gregory and Srinda Arhaan form the supporting cast. Young sensation Dulquer Salmaan is also there in an extended cameo role. Its his presence that has done wonders for the movie in terms of its pre-release buzz and the initial pull.
Parava is jointly scripted by Soubin Shahir and newcomer Muneer Ali. Cinematography is done by Littil Swayamp, noted for his works in the popular music band Thaikkudam Bridge’s Navarasa series. Rex Vijayan has handled the music department.
Filmmaker Anwar Rasheed and Shyju Unni have jointly produced this movie under the banner of Anwar Rasheed Entertainments.