Kerala Box-Office July/Aug (up to Aug 17)

Tuesday, 19 August, 2014, 05:54

The monsoon hit Kerala with all its fury, and collections were at an all-time low. Added to that, during Ramadan fasting period many screens reported low occupancy.However, the Ramzan releases brought some cheer to the box-office. Lal Jose directed Dulqer Salmaan-Unni Mukundan starrer Vikramadityan is the big winner at the Kerala box-office.Vikramadityan as per trade sources has taken a share of around Rs 3.5 Crore in three weeks from Kerala. At Ernakulam Padma the film has netted Rs 24.5 lakhs in 21 days, which makes it the number one on KBO.In the second position is Suriya's Anjaan which opened in 165 screens on Independence Day and is reported to have netted an awesome Rs 82 lakhs on day one of its release. Subsequently it fell on the second day due to bad word of mouth.At number three is Anjali Menon's Bangalore Days, which continues to hold on strongly even after 85 days. The film is a mega blockbuster.And in the fourth place is Mammootty's Manglish which is one of the actor's better films in recent times. Dhanush's Velai Illa Pattadhari had a decent run in Kerala and is at number five.

Box-office top 5

1 Vikramadityan

Cast : Dulquer Salmaan, Unni Mukundan, Namita Pramod
Director : Lal Jose
Trade Facts : Looks like 80's film

  Masala style feel Looks like 80's film
  Masala style feel
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2 Anjaan

Cast : Suriya, Samantha, Vidyut, Manoj
Director : N. Lingusamy
Trade Facts : No story or logic

  Suriya No story or logic
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3 Bangalore Days

Cast : Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Parvathy Menon, Isha Talwar, Nithya Menen .
Director : Anjali Menon
Trade Facts : Too long

  Script, Presentation & New Gen Stars Too long
  Script, Presentation & New Gen Stars
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4 Manglish

Cast : Mammootty, Caroline Bech
Director : Salam Bappu
Trade Facts : A sense of deja vu

  Mammootty A sense of deja vu
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5 Velai Illa Pattadhari

Cast : Dhanush, Amala, Saranya, Samuthirakani
Director : R Velraj
Trade Facts : Too predictable

  Dhanush & story Too predictable
  Dhanush & story
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Courtesy : Movie Buzz