Mohanlal’s Onam Releases Of This Decade (2016-2007)
Onam season is considered as the best season for the Malayalam film industry. This year also four Malayalam films are released this season. Among them, Mohanlal’s ‘Oppam’ getting excellent reviews all over. Here we analysing Lalettan’s Onam releases of this decade. There were no Onam releases for Mohanlal in 2013, 2010, 2009 and 2008.
1. Oppam (2016)
‘Oppam’ is the feast given by Mohanlal – Priyadarsan combo for this Onam. Oppam is a crime thriller and can be considered as one of the best Mohanlal movie in recent times. The movie has an ensemble star cast of Mohanlal, Samuthirakani, Anusree, Vimala Raman, Nedumudi Venu, and baby Meenakshi. The movie is on a dream run and expects to break all current box office records soon. This movie can be considered as the comeback movie of Mohanlal, Priyadarsan and M G Sreekumar.
2. Loham (2015)
‘Loham’ was the Mohanlal movie released in 2015 Onam season. Even though the movie was a commercial success, it received mixed reactions from the audience. The movie broke the record of the highest opening day gross for a Malayalam film at that time by collecting 2.14Crores on the first day and 12croes gross collections. This movie is written and directed by Ranjith and features Mohanlal, Andrea Jeremiah and Siddique in lead roles.
3. Peruchazhi (2014)
Mohanlal’s 2014 Onam release was political satire film ‘Peruchazhi’ written and directed by Arun Vaidyanathan. The movie is released with high expectations, but can’t reach up to the mark and disappoints miserably. The opening day collection of the movie was excellent, but cannot sustain that and fell over the following days. The gross collection of the movie was 9.60crores. The movie stars Mohanlal, Mukesh, Baburaj, Aju Varghese, Ragini Nandwani and Vijay Babu.
4. Run Babby Run (2012)
‘Run Babby Run’ is the movie released on the occasion of 2012 Onam. This thriller film is directed by Joshiy and written by Sachy. The film got a highly positive response from the audience and completed 100 days in box office and grossed more than 15 crores from theatres. The song ‘Attumanal Payayil’ from this movie sung by Mohanlal was a Chartbuster. The movie features Mohanlal, Amala Paul and Biju Menon in lead roles.
5. Pranayam (2011)
‘Pranayam’ was Mohanlal’s 300th movie and 2011 Onam release. This romantic movie is written and directed by Blessy. The movie was opened to positive response from the critics and became a commercial success. The movie had collected about 3.9 crores from 51 days run. Blessy bagged Kerala State Film Award for best director for this film. The film features Mohanlal, Jaya Prada, Anupam Kher and Anoop Menon in lead roles.
6. Ali Bhai (2007)
Mohanlal’s 2007 Onam release ‘Ali Bhai’ is an action movie written by T.A. Shahid and directed by Shaji Kailas. The movie was released is 75 centres and that was a record at that time. The movie completed 50 days run at the box office and the performance was only average. The movie features Mohanlal, Siddique, Gopika, Navya Nair and Innocent.