Mohanlal vs Rajinikanth: Mohanlal wins, Rajini loses
- Pulimurugan has surpassed the record set by Kabali and Sultan in UAE
- Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan has become the first Malayalam film to enter the Rs 100 crore club.
- The film had 600 plus shows on its opening day
- Pulimurugan has also emerged as the highest grossing south Indian film in the Middle East
Made on a budget of just ₹25 crore, Mohanlal's film is now very close to the 100 crore mark. The film, which was released on October 7 has been running high on a record breaking spree. The adventure film, deals with man animal conflict with Mohanlal in the lead role of Murugan, a hunter.
Mohanlal took to Facebook to share the news of the film having crossed 100 crore mark at the box office.
Pulimurugan has been running packed house in UAE and GCC since November 3 and there's certainly no looking back for. It is reported that the film had a massive number of shows on the opening day. While Rajinikanth's Kabali had 425 shows and Salman Khan’s Sultan 225 shows on the opening day, Pulimurugan had over 600 shows on its opening day in these regions.
The film has not only broken a number of records but has also created many new records.