Malikappuram: All the box office records broken by Unni Mukundan's film 

Team OTTplay

 Jan 25, 2023

First Malayalam superhit of 2023

Malikappuram has already collected Rs 50 Cr from worldwide box office after its 3rd week, starting 2023 with a bang

Beating Varisu, Thunivu in Kerala

Unni Mukundan's film took on big films such as Vijay's Varisu, Ajith's Thunivu and beat them at the Kerala box office

Biggest hit for Unni Mukundan

Malikappuram, which had Unni Mukundan playing Ayyappa, also emerged as the biggest hit in the actor's 11-year-old career

Repeats Ponniyin Selvan's feat

Malikappuram crossed 1 lakh viewers in the Middle East, making it the next Indian film after PS:1 to achieve the feat

Three-week run in the UK

Unni Mukundan's movie was still playing in theatres in the UK in its 3rd week, a laudable feat for a film made on Rs 3.5 Cr budget

Week-on-week increase in footfall

The Vishnu Sasi Shankar directorial saw an increase of screens and viewers every week since its release on December 30

Collected Rs 3 Cr in this 3rd week 

The movie popularity soared in its 3rd week, resulting in its highest single-day gross of Rs 3Cr on its 24th day

Family audience floored by film

Theatre exhibitors preferred to keep playing Malikappuram even when new releases hit screens due to the family audiences

All set for Tamil, Telugu release

Malikappuram's Tamil and Telugu versions, which will hit theatres on Jan 26, is also expected to bring in huge revenue