It is the most impressive line-up in years and the trade is gung-ho about it.
Actually the festival season in Kerala starts on Independence Day (August 15),with the release of Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger which is releasing big in 40screens in Kerala.
On Friday (August 17) there is Telugu actor Allu Arjun’s Malayalam Gajapokkiri dubbing of his Telugu hit Julayi. Remember Allu popularly known as Mallu Arjun has a huge fan base among the youth in Kerala.
Fahaad Fazil’s Lijin Jose directed Friday which has Ann Augustine, Manu and Nedumudi Venu, in supporting roles releases on Saturday (August 18) in 50 screens.
The same day will see the release of Dileep’s long in the making Sandhya Mohan directed Mr.Marumakan, a comedy film which has Tamil actors Bhagyaraj and Kushboo in supporting roles.
Johnny Antony’s Thappana starring Mammootty and Charmy Kaur in the lead is due for release on Sunday (Aug 19), likely to be Ramzan day in Kerala. It is one of the biggies of the season and is said to be an out and out commercial entertainer.
Joshiy’s Mohanlal starrer Run Baby Run will reach the viewers on Thiru Onam day( August 29) . The film based on happenings in a news channel has Amala Paul in the female lead.