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Prithviraj’s ‘Aadujeevitham’ Sets Pre-Sales Records

Aadujeevitham starring Prithviraj in the direction of Blessy is a film experience that Malayalis have been waiting for many years.

The film is based on Benyamin’s novel Aadujeevitham. Due to obstacles including Covid and the size of the canvas, the goat life, which took 16 years to reach the silver screen, is finally coming to theaters. The film is just three days away from its release. .It will released on March 28. According to box office trackers What The Fuss, the film has so far sold 1.05 lakh tickets in Kerala alone. The film has collected Rs 1.75 crore. Also, BookMyShow Apple is trending on ticket sales. It’s a great response to a Malayalam film. This shows how much the audience is waiting for the film. This was before midnight last night. According to trade analysts, the film is expected to gain momentum in advance bookings in the next three days. The film is likely to break many box office records if it receives positive reviews on the first day.

After Premalu and Manjummal Boyz, Aadujeevitham is being considered as a film that is likely to gain attention among the inter-language audience as well. Aadujeevitham team held press meets in other South Indian cities and Mumbai. And I did a lot of interviews. Director Blessy said that the real challenge is for the audience to see the film in the same way as the book they read. That’s the first challenge. The main purpose of the film is to reach beyond the novel to what the reader does not see. Blessy also points out to the audience that Benjamin’s life has changed since the book. There’s not much to show in the movie. Director Blessy explains that he tried to say more than he could say and that he tried to capture the sights of the desert that Benyamin did not see. Blessy commented that the movie is not a documentation of the book and that there will be a personality. Prithviraj and Blessy started shooting for the film ‘Aadujeevitham’ in Pathanamthitta in February 2015. Filming also took place in Jordan that same year. It was filmed in Jordan in 2020.

But due to the cancellation of international flights in the wake of Covid, the film crew was stuck there for more than two months. Filming began on March 16, 2022, in the Sahara and Algeria. Filming was once again interrupted by a curfew in Jordan, but resumed on April 14. Filming was completed on June 14. At the same time, the film is not allowed to be screened in the Gulf countries. The film has been released only in the UAE. Though Aadujeevitham has been translated into various Indian languages, currently only the Malayalam version will be screened in the UAE. The exhibition will start everywhere in the UAE with Nunshow. Malayalee audience are eagerly waiting for the release of Benyamin’s novel ‘Aadujeevitham’. The novel is the survival of Najib, who arrives in Saudi Arabia to work as a sheep herder and is left alone in the desert. The novel was published in 2008, based on what he heard from Benjamin Najib during his exile in Bahrain. The book has been translated into several languages, including English. The novel was banned in the Gulf because Najeeb was taken by the Arabs and thrown into the desert and worked without even being given food. That is why film lovers are worried about whether Aadujeevitham will be banned in the UAE as well. The film’s music is composed by AR Rahman and the sound design is by Resul Pookutty.

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