Malayalam US box office: ‘Action Hero Biju’ and ‘Paavada’ continue successful run
The Abrid Shine directorial, which narrates the day to day incidents that occur at Janamaithri police station in Kochi, Kerala, has been receiving tremendous response from moviegoers since its release in Kerala on Feb. 4. It has received about Rs 1.59 crore on the launching day from the South Indian state.
The film was released outside Kerala and in the US on Feb. 5. The Nivin Pauly-starrer grossed $10,635 [Rs 7.23 lakh] from two screens on its opening weekend in the US.
The Prithviraj and Anoop Menon-starrer had accumulated a gross sum of $23,379 [15.86 lakh] from seven screens on the opening weekend and $10,373 from 12 screens in the second weekend at the international box office. The manufacturers also have disclosed the film has accumulated more than Rs 14 crore (gross) after finishing 10,000 shows in Kerala alone.
Meanwhile, Dulquer Salmaan’s “Charlie” accumulated $220 over the weekend, taking its overall gross set to $97,234 (Rs 66.15 lakh) from the US box office in eight weeks of its launch.