Megastar Mammootty’s latest flick directed by debutant Haneef Adeni has reached yet another milestone in its less than 20 days of theatrical run. The Great Father is inching towards the elite club of 50 crores. With a gross of estimate 30 crores from Kerala alone(and counting),a ROI figure close to 7 crores which seems to be its lifetime gross from the region and humongous gross figures of 10.5 crores from GCC in 3 days of its release the film has placed itself just few crores away from the elite club in its gross collection. . The Great Father is also doing great business in Canada where it grossed over 21 Lakhs from its 13 day run while in Australia too it has grossed a huge sum. With the satellite rights of the movie being solid to Surya TV for a huge sum, the business figures have crossed 50 crores becoming the first Mammootty movie to do so.
With decent crowd and status in spite of the huge releases this season Mammootty’s The Great Father has emerged winner fighting all odds. The Great Father is also the highest grossing Vishu Release in the history of Malayalam Cinema.The Great Father had earlier set opening day record in the industry surpassing Kabali’s (Tamil) day one gross with a huge 4.31 crores into it’s kitty. It was the fastest to 20 crores which was officially confirmed by Mammootty himself via his Facebook page and co-star/co-producer Arya in his interview to a local FM channel.
With The Great Father all set to enter into the elite club Director Haneef Adeni becomes the talk of the town with his Korean Style rendering into Malayalam and giving a stylish blockbuster to the malayalam industry. This is August Cinemas biggest success since its debut.