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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Top 10 Mollywood (Malayalam) Hits of 2012

Based on what ever information available here are the top hits from Mollywood in the year 2012

1. Mayamohini - All time Blockbuster

With a distributor share close to 9 crores its not only the biggest hit of the year, but also the 2nd biggest hit of all time

2. Run Babby Run - Blockbuster

This Mohanlal starrer had the biggest ever collections for a Malayalam film from markets outside Kerala. It has got distributor share close to 7crores according to various sources.

3. Ordinary - Blockbuster

The first genuine Box Office hit of the year, with no superstars, a debutant director Ordinary really rocked Kerala BOx Office. It started of slowly and caught on like wild fire. Distributor share close to 6.5-7 crores

4. Thattathin Marayathu - Blockbuster

Super hit songs and strong youth appeal made, Mollywood's 1st Rom-Com in years, an instant smash hit with unconfirmed reports claiming a distributor share of close to 6 crores

5. My Boss - Blockbuster

With this Dileep becomes the only actor to have 2 Blockbusters this year. Un-Official remake of 'The Proposal' is still running to packed houses in selected theaters across Kerala. From sources close to the producer the film has got distributor share of 5cr+ till now.

6. Ustad Hotel - Super Hit

Super hit music, direction, perfomances made this film of relatively new comers a super hit. Got a distributor share of about 5crore

7. Spirit - Super Hit

This could easily be the biggest non-commercial hit of the year, the film also enjoyed superb run outside Kerala as well. The film contrary to expectations took an outstanding opening considering the genre and publicity. The film also makes Dir.Ranjith's 2nd biggest hit ever.

8. Mallu Singh - Hit

Despite average initial reviews the film held on nicely and attained a hit status. Distributor share around 4cr

9. Grandmaster - Hit

Mohanlal's 1st hit of the year also marked the entry of UTV into Mollywood. The film enjoyed better run outside run than in Kerala. Distributor share 3.74-4 crore

10. Diamond Necklace - Hit

Undoubtedly the best movie of 2012, alo features in the top 10 hit list.

Overall it has been a great year for Malayalam Cinema, release count per calendar year crossing 100 [about 130 in total] and among with 30 odd films recovering investments. Small films getting accepted, Social media is being used more to promote movies are positive signs.

Well there goes the top 10 Malayalam Box office hits of 2012 according to what ever information I had.

Please comment your suggestions, corrections below

NB: Haven't considered Christmas releases as it takes time to get an actual picture of their Box Office performances.

1 comment :

vasu said...

ayalum njanum a gud film and a hit too deserves a place in this list along with spirit in the 6 th place

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