Releasing on October 7, 2016, Pulimurugan (2016) from the opening day has highlighted its name in the box office collection. Directed by Vysakh, this motion picture has Mohanlal in the titular role. For Udayakrishna, it is the first independent screenplay writing.
Releasing in more than 200 screens, this movie in the opening day gained 4.06 Crores. At the end of the 2nd day, it collected 8.09 Crores, 3rd day it was 12.92 Crores. At the end of the fourth day, it crossed 17.89 Crores, and with 21.38 Crores the fifth day ended. The movie has gained a huge box office collection overall. Now after some couple of weeks, the lifetime collection of Pulimurugan is about Rs 48.5 Crores in India till now.
Pulimurugan falls under the genre of action and thriller. However, the Bengali actress Kamalini Mukherjee is in the lead role and sharing the silver screen with Mohanlal. Released in almost 330 theatres across the world, Pulimurugan total collection is approximately Rs 60.5-61 Crores (approx). Undoubtedly, Pulimurugan is making history in the Mollywood Industry.
The 4-time-National award winner has added yet another feather to his cap as Pulimurugan emerged the first Malayalam film to enter the coveted Rs 50 crore club at the Kerala Box Office. The numbers are extraordinary considering that Malayalam films normally release in the range of 180 – 225 screens across Kerala.