King of Kotha is an action film that is directed by Abhilash Joshiy and stars Dulquer Salmaan and Aishwarya Lekshmi. It will release in theatres on August 24
Dulquer Salmaan in a still from King of Kotha
Last Updated: 09.42 AM, Aug 19, 2023
Dulquer Salmaan's King of Kotha has been getting unprecedented hype all over the country. The film is eagerly awaited due to the massive scale of its making, action sequences, and Dulquer's popularity. Now, the first review of the film is out from RFT Films, a Malayalam film-distributing company based in the UK.
The distribution house posted a tweet after watching the film in Ireland during its censorship. Blown away by the film, the company lauded the film for its action, music, editing, and background score. RFT Films assured Dulquer's fans that King of Kotha is a complete entertainment package.
The tweet read, "Just witnessed King of Kotha in Ireland today during censor.! Nothing to say.!! It’s Absolutely a Treat For Fans & Audience.The hype is real!! BGM as never we had before!! Making!!Fights!! Climax!!Songs!!Edits!! All over DQ's PERFO and every Other Actors are Just Wow!! WORTH THE HYPE!! Cant Wait to See With Mass Audience!! Winner."
RFT Film's reaction comes at a time when the makers of King of Kotha have been promoting the film across the country. The pre-release events of the film were conducted in Hyderabad and Chennai, which saw a massive response.
King of Kotha is censored by the CBFC and has a running time of 2 hours and 55 minutes. The advance bookings for the film that is scheduled to hit theatres on August 24 have already begun, and as per reports, online booking platform BookMyShow recorded a sale of 5,000 tickets within 24 hours.
Helmed by debutant Abhilash Joshiy, King of Kotha is produced by Dulquer and Zee Studios. The film is an action-gangster drama that deals with themes like betrayal, vengeance, and romance.
Dulquer plays Raju in the film, who rules a fictional village called Kotha. Along with Dulquer, the film also features Aishwarya Lekshmi, Chemban Vinod Jose, Shammi Thilakan, Nyla Usha, Shabeer Kallarakkal, and Gokul Suresh in prominent roles.
Scripted by Abhilash N Chandran, the film has been made on a budget of around Rs 50 crore.