With satellite rights deciding the fate of films in a major way, several small budget movies earned profits even before they reached the cinemas.
Moreover, in this industry, it is a custom to keep the trade figures closely under wraps.
Here is a list of the top 10 grossers in Malayalam, as per their earnings from the theatres and also considering the production costs.
Yes, it has used every trick in the book to make viewers laugh. Dileep and his favourite scenarist friends, Siby-Udayan and director Jose Thomas, set the cash registers ringing with this mindless entertainer.
Of course, with the help of Baburaj and Biju Menon.
Dileep's performance as a woman had the viewers in splits and the film minted money and how!