2018’s massive record; Fastest Malayalam film to enter Rs 100 Cr club
Published on May 16, 2023 9:30 am IST

The recently released survival drama, 2018, has set a massive record in the history of Malayalam cinema. 2018 has become the fastest Malayalam film to enter the coveted Rs 100 crore gross club. The film has achieved this humongous feat within 11 days of its release, beating Mohanlal’s Lucifer’s record of grossing Rs 100 Cr in 12 days.

2018 is also the third highest grossing Malayalam movie of all time and stands next only to Mohanlal’s Pulimurugan Rs 137.75 Cr and Lucifer Rs 125.10 Cr. The film has surpassed Mammootty’s Bheeshma Parvam Rs 87.65 Cr and Dulquer Salmaan’s Kurup Rs 83 Cr. The film has grossed nearly Rs 50 crore in Kerala and Rest of India, while another Rs 50 crore was collected in the overseas.

2018 is based on the devastating floods that ravaged many districts across Kerala in the year 2018. The film is an inspirational survival drama and showcases the valiant efforts and sacrifices of the citizens and government authorities in rescuing thousands of victims. Starring Tovino Thomas, Kunchacko Boban, Asif Ali, Vineeth Sreenivasan and Lal in lead roles, the film has been directed by Jude Anthany Joseph.

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