The Christmas- New Year Kerala box-office has done well.
Priyadarsan`s Mohanlal starrer Arabiyum Ottakavum P Madhavan Nairum is a hit. The film in 25 days has taken a distributors share of Rs 3. 85Crore, and in the final analysis may touch Rs 5 Crore from theatricals alone.
At number two is the steady Beautiful, which is holding on very well in cities and has been declared a super hit. In Kochi the film has taken a share of Rs 14.5 lakhs, while in Trivandrum it has done 9 lakhs in 25 days.
In the third place is Mammootty`s Venicile Vyapari, which failed to take an opening.
Dileep`s Christmas release Vellaripravinte Changathi is also a failure and is at number four. At number five is Shah Rukh Khan`s Don 2, which took an extraordinary opening in Kerala.