The first half of 2013 - January 1 to June 30 has been a good year for Malayalam cinema. Out of 90 releases, 15 were profitable and 4 were break even. It means a hit percentage of approximately 14%, which is very good.
The 15 films that were successful at the Kerala Box Office from January 1 to June 30 are - Romans (Blockbuster), Amen (Super Hit), Sound Thomma (Super Hit), Honey Bee (Super Hit), ABCD (Super Hit), Neram (Hit) , Immanuel (Hit), Mumbai Police (Hit), Celluloid (Hit), Nee Ko Njan Cha (Hit), Bharya Athra Pora (Hit), Dracula -2013 (Hit), Kili Poyi(Above Average), Shutter (Above Average) and Annayum Rasoolum (Above Average).
The films which have turned super hits are - Amen, Sound Thoma, Honey Bee and ABCD. Please note, out of this Honey Bee and ABCD are still running and has potential to be blockbusters, when we do the year-end report.
Four other films which may break even if you take theatrical and all other rights put together, but not profitable are - Kamath and Kamath, Red Wine, 3 Dots and Lucky Star.