Kayamkulam Kochunni to be released in over 300 centres across Kerala!
One of the most awaited movies of the year, Kayamkulam Kochunni is all set to storm screens this Thursday (October 11). 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. The latter is playing an extended cameo role in the movie. The two stars are coming together for the first time, and fans are highly excited about it.
As per the makers, the movie be releasing in over 300 theatres across Kerala. It is expected to have a whopping 1600 shows on its opening day. If it manages to do so, it will be a new record for the most number of shows in the state. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which had 1370 shows on its opening day is the current record holder. Releasing in such a huge number of centres, Kayamkulam Kochunni is also expected to register a new record in the opening day box office collections.
In what is supposedly the first in Indian cinema, the makers have planned to screen the movie non-stop for 24 hours in 19 centres. Multiplex giant Carnival Cinemas have joined hands for this initiative and they will be screening the movie non-stop on the opening day. In the Carnival centres in Trivandrum, the movie will have continuous screenings from 6 AM on the opening day to 6 AM next day. Though many other films have had 24 hour screenings on the opening day, this is the first time that it is being done on such a large scale.