2018 directed by Jude Antony was the visual representation of the Kerala Flood The film came without any huge hype or promotion and brought people to the theatres. Seeing the survival of the Great Flood on the big screen, every viewer’s mind was blown. Eyes filled with tears. 2018 is also the film that got positive word-of-mouth publicity after the recent thriller. The film has been performing well at the box office since the day of its release and has entered the Rs 100 crore club. Within 10 days of its release, 2018 has entered the 100 crore club. Trade analysts say that Jude has earned the reputation of being the fastest film to enter the 100-crore club. 2018 surpassed Lucifer which reached the 100 crore club in 12 days.
Movies like Lucifer, Pulimurugan, Bhishma Parvam, Kurup, and Madura Raja are Malayalam movies that have entered the 100-crore club. The crew had informed that ‘Malikappuram’ had earned 100 crores. Theater owners are also happy that the theaters are active after a while. The film is produced by Venu Kunnappilly, CK Padmakumar, and Anto Joseph under the banners of Kavya Films and PK Prime Productions. Screenplay by Akhil P Dharmajan. Tovino Thomas, Kunchacko Boban, Asif Ali, Vineeth Srinivasan, Indrans, Lal, Naren, Aparna Balamurali, Tanvi Ram, Sudheesh, Siddique, Ranji Panicker, Jafar Idukki, Aju Varghese, Jibin Gopinath, Dr. Ronnie, Sivada, Vineeta Kosi and many other stars were lined up in the film.