Mollywood's loss is Dangal's gain in Kerala
- The movie crisis has hit the release of four Malayalam films.
- Mollywood has reported a loss of five crores in past three days.
Malayalam film industry is definitely not in festive spirits. After it was confirmed that four major releases were shelved, the industry has lost close to five crores in the past three days and with no competitors, Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' is simply going unstoppable.
After some big releases like 'Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol' starring Mohanlal, Prithviraj’s 'Ezra', Dulquer Salmaan’s 'Jomonte Visheshangal' and Jayasurya starrer 'Fukri', that were expected to hit the screens this Friday were postponed due to the current standoff between Malayalam Film Producers Council and Distributors Association and the Kerala Film Exhibitors Federation (KFEF) Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' is said to be doing extremely well in Kerala.
The film is winning positive reviews from audience and is getting great box office collection as per reports as 'Dangal' is facing no regional competitors in Kerala.
The two-day all India collection of the movie is said to be ₹ 64 crores. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the sports drama fetched ₹ 29.78 on Friday and on day 2 it registered a collection of ₹ 34.82 crore.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh says, “#Dangal is UNSTOPPABLE… Does EXTRAORDINARY biz on Day 2… Fri 29.78 cr, Sat 34.82 cr. Total: ₹ 64.60 cr. [incl Tamil and Telugu].”The film is also doing well in the overseas market. Dangal collected Rs 28.49 crores from overseas market.
#Dangal is UNSTOPPABLE... Does EXTRAORDINARY biz on Day 2... Fri 29.78 cr, Sat 34.82 cr. Total: ₹ 64.60 cr. [incl Tamil and Telugu].— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 25, 2016
'Dangal', produced by Disney Pictures, UTV Motion Pictures and Aamir Khan Productions, was released across 4,300 screens in India and about 1,000 screens overseas.