The much awaited Megsatar Mammootty film The Great Father hit the theatres yesterday. The film was released in more than 200 screens and holds the record of the biggest release in Kerala. There were many fans shows and additional shows in many of the theatres across Kerala. Currently The Mohanlal starrer film holds the record for the Biggest Opening Film In Malayalam.
Now the firts day collection reports of The Great Father are out, and According to the reports from August Cinema the film has minted Rs 4.31 Crores (Rs 4.3146345) from the Kerala Box Office in the first day. The film has now beaten all the existing box office records in the Malayalam Film Industry. Till Now Kabali was the highest collection film from Kerala with 4.25 Cores of first day collection the second position was occupied by the Mohanlal starrer film Pulimurugan with a collection of Rs 4.08 Crores. Now Great father has beaten both the films and is now at the apex position in terms of first day box office collection.
The theatres in the releasse day witnessed a great rush at the theatres and almost all of the shows in the first day was packed. This is seen refelecting in the box office collection of the film.
The Great Father is the debut directorial venture of Haneef Adani and the debutant has done a very good job in the film. The film also stars Sneha, Baby Anikha and Arya in prominent roles. The Great Father is jointly produced by Prithviraj Sukumaran, Arya, Santhosh Sivan, and Shaji Nadesan under the banner of August Cinema.
The film is expected to have a greaat run, By this weekend it is expected that the film will enter the 20 Crore clb but after then the collection may fall down as the Vishu Release films will start to hit the screens.