Mohanlal, the faultless star of Malayalam cinema has once again proved that he is the greatest crowd puller in the industry. His current launch ‘Lucifer’ which favored the cinemas on Thursday collected Rs 6.7 crores in its opening day and became the second greatest opener in the Malayalam movie history. It must be taken note that the greatest ever opener in Mollywood is ‘Odiyan’, another Mohanlal starrer that reached Rs 7.2 crores on day 1.
According to business specialists, ‘Lucifer’is anticipated to collect more than ‘Odiyan’ at the end of its theatrical run. Unlike ‘Odiyan’, the Prithviraj directorial has been getting good reviews from every area since its launch, and it has assisted the movie to manage the strength on day 2.
Hefty thrill was recorded in all facilities for ‘Lucifer’ on day 2, and according to reports, the movie has evidently collected more than 6.5 crores on Friday. As the movie is appreciating a four-day weekend, it is anticipated to earn more than 25 crores by the end of Sunday. Surprisingly, the box-office collection of ‘Odiyan’ saw an extreme fall from the second day following poor reviews, but the situation of ‘Lucifer’ is totally different, and in all probabilities, it may become among the greatest hits in the career of Mohanlal.
There are numerous aspects that played an important role in the success of ‘Lucifer’ at the box-office, and the primary one being the incredible screen presence of Mohanlal. Director Prithviraj Sukumaran, who has consistently said himself as an ardent follower of Mohanlal has enjoyed the very best from the star, and he has wisely weaved numerous mass scenes that offer goosebumps to the followers of the Super star.
Prithviraj Sukumaran’s director and production values were also first-class, and he was offered adequate assistance by Murali Gopy who penciled an effective screenplay for the movie. Despite the fact that the movie has a running time of 172 mins, every single scene appears appealing, and audiences will not get drawn to the state of dullness for also a min.
‘Lucifer’ is a movie which was shot on a huge canvas, and it is packed with a set star actors. Aside from Mohanlal, the movie also stars Vivek Oberoi, Manju Warrier, Saikumar, Tovino Thomas, and Baiju in other noticeable roles. Prithviraj Sukumaran has also done an extensive cameo in ‘Lucifer’.