|Dileep's Marykundu Oru Kunjadu is at number one position and creating box office history in Kerala. The Christmas release has got a distributors' share of Rs 4.10 crore, from 65 screens, in just 27 days.
The film made for around Rs 3.5 crore (including print & publicity), and is already profitable from theatrical collections alone! Trade thinks it will get a share between Rs 6.5 to Rs 7 crore from theatricals alone, making it a blockbuster.
At number two is Traffic, which has been critically acclaimed and is a multiplex hit. From Ernakulam multiplexes and Savita, the buzz is that it has netted a whopping Rs 19.25 lakhs.
In third position is Malayalam director Siddique's Kaavalan, which, though a remake of his Bodyguard, managed to get an extraordinary opening in Kerala, thanks to the Vijay-Asin pair.
In fourth position is Sarath Kumar's first solo hero movie in Malayalam, Metro, which survived its opening week only because of its strong distributor - Graand Productions.
Jayaram's Kudumbasri Travels opened in the fifth position.