‘Minnal Murali’ is a smash hit across the world, sets multiple records – CINEMA – CINE NEWS
KOCHI: The Malayalam superhero film ‘Minnal Murali’, which has screened in 190 countries, is making waves. The film holds the record for being the world’s fourth most viewed non-English film and most viewed Malayalam film on Netflix.
Released on December 24, the film has been watched 59.90,000 hours worldwide in two days. The French film ‘Vicky And Her Mystery’ is in the first place. Minnal Murali is among the 10 most viewed movies in 11 countries.
The film has also been released in Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil. The film was dubbed into eight languages, including Spanish and Portuguese, and subtitled in 38 languages in addition to English.
Minnal Murali is played by Tovino Thomas in the film directed by Basil Joseph and produced by Sophia Paul. Guru Somasundaram is the antagonist. The story is about a person who gains supernatural powers after being struck by lightning and becomes the savior of his village. Tovino Thomas is gaining worldwide recognition among young Indian actors thanks to Minnal Murali.
Producer Sophia Paul told Kerala Kaumudi that the film is a bigger success than expected. “I was wondering if the Malayalis would accept the story of a superhero in comedic style,” she said. She also said that ‘Minnal Murali’ was receiving good reviews.
The script for the film is by Arun Anirudhan and Justin Mathew. The film was completed in two years, overcoming the pandemic crisis.
The second part is in preparation
There will be a second part for Minnal Murali. The initial version of the story is ready. The script for the film will begin soon.