Kayamkulam Kochunni GCC rights sold for the highest ever price for a South Indian movie!
Kayamkulam Kochunni is getting ready for release this Thursday (October 11). It is most likely to have the biggest ever release for a Malayalam movie. In Kerala alone, the makers are eyeing a whopping 300 plus centres. It is expected to have a whopping 1600 shows on its opening day. Unlike the usual case in Malayalam movies, Kayamkulam Kochunni is getting a simultaneous release in UAE and GCC. A blockbuster opening is guaranteed for the movie.
As per reports, the movie’s GCC rights have been sold for a huge price. It is said to be the highest ever for a South Indian movie, though the exact figure has not yet been disclosed. The makers have also arranged a special premiere show on Oct 10, 10 PM at Bollywood Cinemas. Middle East is one of the biggest markets of Malayalam movies and Kayamkulam Kochunni is expected to do some solid business there.
The movie directed by Rosshan Andrrews is the biopic of legendary highwayman Kayamkulam Kochunni. 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. Gokulam Gopalan of Sri Gokulam Films has produced the movie.