The lovers of Malayalam films have wait more to see their favorite stars on screen. The gigantic release of Shanker-Vikram team’s upcoming movie I is said to be the reason behind the postponement of many Malayalam films. The release of I created an unsettling effect in Malayalam movie industry as expected. I is releasing in almost 225 theaters in Kerala alone and even a Mollywood super star’s film does not get that much number of theaters in Kerala. Recently the Rajani kanth film Lingaa got released in Kerala in almost 200 theaters and ended up as a disaster for the distributors. Still they are raising their hands up for Tamil movies and it is not at all helping the cause for Malayalam film industry.
According to the latest reports, some Malayalam movies including the highly anticipated Mammootty starrer Fireman directed by Deepu Karunakaran and Rajesh pillai directorial Mili which has Amala paul and Nivin pauly in the lead had postponed their releases and the reports suggests that it was due to the wide release of I in Kerala.Mega star Mammootty starrer Fireman was expected to release on January 9th earlier and now it had been reportedly postponed to January last week and the date of release is not officially declared till now. Fireman, directed by Deepu Karunakaran was expected to release in last year Christmas season and it later postponed to January 9th. Now it had postponed again due to I release much to the disappointment of Mammootty fans.
Rajesh Pillai’s Mili was also expected to hit the screen on last year’s Christmas season and then postponed to January first week. And it had released that time. It was heard that it will release in January third week. But now the latest report says that the release is postponed again and the new date of release in is not declared till now officially.
There is also Other movies which were postponed from the earlier declared date of releases are Major Ravi’s Prithviraj starrer Picket 43 and Dileep’s Ivan Maryada Raman. Picket 43 is expected to release on January 24 and Ivan Maryada Raman expected to release in this February. Mohanlal starrer Laila O Laila also postponed its release from January, but here it is not because of I though. It had a schedule to complete.