Actor Mammootty’s present day movie The Priest, which hit the screens on Thursday (March eleven), has completed pretty properly over the first weekend. The film has reportedly gathered around Rs eight crore on the Kerala box workplace in 4 days in spite of the fact that most theatres are working at 50 according to cent capability.
The Priest is handiest the second one movie after Vijay’s Master to do properly at the Kerala box office post the pandemic. The perception is that the superb reaction to the biggie might also help the Malayalam film industry regain its mojo after the lockdown. It is likewise in all likelihood to offer Mammootty a moderate facet over ‘arch rival’ Mohanlal. Many expected ‘Lalettan’ to revive the industry with Drishyam 2 but that did now not happen as the thriller released on an OTT platform, skipping the theatrical path.
The Priest has acquired rave evaluations with most critics praising the ‘Megastar’ for hitting it out of the park along with his overall performance. Manju Warrier too has inspired critics along with her work. The word of mouth is fantastic, which may also assist the movie remain the choice of the masses in the coming days.
Mammootty, in the meantime, goes via a hectic segment on the work front. The veteran actor will subsequent be seen inside the political-thriller One, which capabilities him in the role of a principled chief minister. The biggie has piqued the interest of the enthusiasts and may turn out to be a success. He also has the Amal Neerad-directed Bheeshma Parvam in his kitty. The movie is touted to have massy motion and functions the Uncle famous person in a new avatar. The mass hero and the ace filmmaker were to team up for Bilal, a sequel to their cult classic Big B, but the movie become put on hold due to the Covid-19 scenario. They are expected to restore Bilal after wrapping up Bheeshma Parvam.