Kayamkulam Kochunni crosses Rs 25 crore mark in just three days!!
Kayamkulam Kochunni, which got released on October 11, has opened to massive numbers at the box office. After raking in a whopping Rs 9 plus crores on its opening day, the movie has successfully crossed the Rs 25 crore mark. This is said to be a new record in Malayalam cinema. The fact that Kayamkulam Kochunni had a simultaneous worldwide release has done wonders for the movie at the box office. It is certain to inspire the makers of other upcoming big projects to go for a worldwide release.
Kayamkulam Kochunni directed by Rosshan Andrrews is the story of legendary highwayman, Kochunni. Writer duo Bobby-Sanjay has adapted the movie from the popular folk stories of Kerala and have given their own interpretation to it.
Nivin Pauly plays the titular role in the movie. Along with Nivin Pauly, the presence of Mohanlal in the cast is the movie’s major selling point.
Critic reviews have mostly been positive while there are a few mixed reviews among the netizens. The movie is expected to continue the good run in the coming days as well. Since there are no other big releases till Diwali in November, Kochunni is certain to have a free run. Made on a budget of Rs 45 crores, Kayakulam Kochunni is one of the most expensive movies ever made in Malayalam cinema. Gokulam Gopalan of Sri Gokulam Films has produced the movie.