Kerala Box-Office (September 1 to 16)

Saturday, 18 September, 2010, 06:55

Mohanlal's Padmakumar directed Shikar, which released on September 9 in Kerala, Chennai and Bangalore has taken extraordinary opening in 110 screens. The film has grossed an astounding Rs 5 crore 47 lakhs in 8 days from 110 screens, which is phenomenal by any yardstick. It would have taken a distributors share of around Rs 2.10 Crore.' The film is the clear number one at the Kerala box-office this Ramzan.Way down at number two is Lal Jose directed Elsamma Enna Aankutty, which has grossed Rs 1.54 Crore from 63 releasing centers in Kerala. The film has been appreciated and is sure to be a sleeper hit.At number three is Mammootty highly raved about Pranchiyettan and the Saint. Ranjith has proved once again that he can make critically acclaimed movies which are different and enjoyable for lovers of good cinema. The film has grossed Rs 1.42 Crore in a week from 61 screens in Kerala. The film made on a shoe string budget and on a single schedule will definitely cover its cost from theatricals and make profits on its satellite and Home video rights.In the fourth place is Salman Khan's Dabangg, which opened to full houses in 20 odd screens in Kerala and is a hit. At number five is Vinayan's Yakshiyum Njanum, which has been shifted to smaller centers.

Box-office top 5

1 Shikar

Cast : Mohanlal, Ananya
Director : M Padmakumar
Trade Facts : Predictable

  Mohanlal and Samuthirakani Predictable
  Mohanlal and Samuthirakani
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2 Elsamma Enna Aankutty

Cast : Ann Augustine, Kunchacko Boban
Director : Lal Jose
Trade Facts : Nothing new

  Lal Jose's packaging Nothing new
  Lal Jose's packaging
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3 Pranchiyettan and the Saint

Cast : Mammootty, Priyamani
Director : Ranjith
Trade Facts : Nothing

  Mammootty and Renjith's treatment Nothing
  Mammootty and Renjith's treatment
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4 Dabangg

Cast : Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha
Director : Abhinav Kashyap
Trade Facts : Old wine

  Racy, Salman Khan Old wine
  Racy, Salman Khan
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5 Yakshiyum Njanum

Cast : Gautham, Meghna
Director : Vinayan
Trade Facts : stale subject and predictable

  Ghost story stale subject and predictable
  Ghost story
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Courtesy : Movie Buzz