In an interesting development, one of the much acclaimed movies in recent times ‘Pranchiyettan and the saint’ has completed 160 days. The movie is continuing in a lone theatre in Thrissur to become the biggest running Mollywood movie in the last five years, surpassing record by ‘Happy husbands’ which ran to 150 days in a theatre in the capital city. This Renjith-Mammootty film had a lukewarm start in the first weeks, but managed to keep the box office tingling as the worth of opinion grew far and wide.
The week also will witness the 50 day celebration of ‘Traffic’ which is announced as the first hit of the year. The movie which also made a difficult start in the opening weeks still continues in around 15 release centers. In the metros, the movie by Rajesh R Pillai is still registering 60-80 percent collections every day.