Yes, it was indeed a real wonder , That made Malayalam cinema to reach another world. Drishyam, the biggest hit Malayalam cinema had even seen got released in a misty morning on December 19, 2013. Nobody even in their wildest of dreams thought that it will cross the boundary of all existing commercial records Mollywood had ever seen. Not just in Kerala, it created records everywhere it got released. The film has reportedly grossed close to 65 crores worldwide and including all the rights it totally got above 75 crores.
The film had collected above 1 crore each from US and UK and and the second best films was collected only under 30 lakhs. In UAE Drishyam showed for more than 100 days and it had broked the record of Titanic as it run more days than titanic which was the only foreign film that completed 100 days in UAE. In India it created records in all the states it got released in terms of Money collected and the number of days it showed in theaters there. The show count of the film is close to 35000 and it ran for almost 200 days in Kerala.
It also created record in DVD sale as it broked all previous record and now way ahead of all. It had become the first film to enter into the 50 crore club from Mollywood and the second best one was not even crossed 40 crore mark. The film is produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad cinemas. The men who made this success possible is Jeethu Joseph who directed and scripted this film and The universal star, Complete actor Mohanlal who played the lead role of George kutty in this film. Mohanlal once again proved that in popularity and crowd pulling capacity he is the emperor of Mollywood and way ahead than any of his counterparts. We can claearly say that it was Mohanlal, that made all the difference which made the film to reach such an unimaginable level of things.
The film would have been a sure hit even without Mohanlal playing the lead. But it would not have become such a wonder and unbelievable success without Mohanlal. The film was also become a turning point in many artists career such as Kalabhavan Shajon and Asha sarath etc. Now it been remaking in Tamil by Jeethu Joseph with none other than Kamal Hasan in the lead. The Malayalam film lovers and Fans of Mohanlal is all set to celebrate the first anniversary of this ‘wonder’ called DRISHYAM on this December 19th and we are also very happy to be part of it.