Mazhavil Manorama bags Ramaleela satellite rights for a huge amount
Within a month of its release Dileep’s Ramaleela has already emerged as one of the biggest hits of the year. Releasing on September 28, the movie opened to overwhelming response from the audience and it still continues to do good business. The issues related to Dileep’s arrest in the actresd assault case has not had any sort of impact on the movie’s box office earnings.
As per latest reports, leading channel Mazhavil Manorama has acquired the satellite rights of Ramaleela for a huge amount. The exact amount has not yet been disclosed but it is reported to be one of the highest ever for a Malayalam movie. Dileep has always had great acceptance among the family audience and that has clearly reflected on the satellite earnings.
Recently, the movie’s pirated links were leaked online through some torrent websites. Within hours of its release, hundreds of users downloaded the movie. However, swift action by the makers with the help of cyber cell officials helped them to take down the links.
Ramaleela, directed by debutant Arun Gopy is a political thriller. Sachi has scripted this movie which features Dileep as Ramanunni, a public representative. Prayaga Martin has played the female lead. Senior actors like Raadhika Sarathkumar, Mukesh, Renji Panicker, Siddique, Viayaraghavan, Kalabhavan Shajon and Suresh Krishna are also part of the supporting cast.
Shaji Kumar has cranked the camera and Vivek Harshan has edited the movie. Gopi Sunder has handled the music department. This big budget movie is funded by Tomichan Mulakupadam’s Mulakupadam Films.