According to various reports, Prithviraj Sukumaran's directorial debut earned Rs 25 crore net in Kerala alone. In the coming days, trade analysts expect "Lucifer' to earn Rs 50 crore worldwide.
Prithviraj Sukumaran’s directorial debut ‘Lucifer’ starring Malayalam superstar Mohanlal in the lead role has received a ‘thunderous’ opening at the box office, according to trade analysts. Trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai has tweeted out that the Mohanlal action entertainer scripted ‘earth-shattering’ box office opening record worldwide. It is already created a record opening in the US, the UAE region and ranked at no 3 in Chennai theatres. The weekend trend further indicates that the Mohanlal-Manju Warrier starrer is gaining momentum across the country and worldwide.
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) April 1, 2019
Chennai Box-Office March 29-31 : Please note #Lucifer is at number 3 as its Chennai city and Chengalpet (where the multiplexes r situated) are taken together as one area for Other Language Films, normally distributed by an agent or studio (sitting in Mumbai 4 Eng/Hindi films)
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) April 1, 2019
#Lucifer the @Mohanlal entertainer is turning out to be a pathbreaking for Malayalam cinema. It has opened up new business avenues especially in lucrative overseas markets of US and Gulf + India domestic national multiplexes with record openings. pic.twitter.com/cnk89nMsFF
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) March 31, 2019
According to trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai, the Mohanlal entertainer is turning out to be a path-breaking box office hit for Malayalam cinema. The film has opened up new business avenues especially in the lucrative overseas markets such as the US, UAE and across multiplexes in India.
During the first opening weekend, the Mohanlal starrer ranked at no 3 at the box office in Chennai city. Also, in Chennai, all multiplexes have increased their shows for the weekend.
#Lucifer the @Mohanlal action entertainer has taken an earth shattering opening worldwide including Kerala and rest of India. In #Chennai all multiplexes have increased their shows for the weekend. Well done #AntonyPerumbavoor @PrithviOfficial pic.twitter.com/Wnr4oZKxgm
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) March 30, 2019
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) April 1, 2019
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is receiving positive reviews on social media platforms. The earnings reported worldwide indicate that ‘Lucifer’ is already setting box office records at the box office. The action thriller has brought together an array of popular stars such as Indrajith Sukumaran, Tovino and
a notable cameo by eminent filmmaker Faasil, playing the role of an elderly priest.
Vivek Oberoi’s performance in ‘Lucifer’ has been well-received worldwide. The actor had paired with Mohanlal in the Bollywood film, ‘Company’.
Manju Warrier portrays the female lead in ‘Lucifer’ and has garnered positive responses on social media and several news reports.
The coming days at the box office will prove critical for ‘Lucifer’ to continue the current momentum across theatres in the country and abroad. According to various reports, Prithviraj Sukumaran’s directorial debut earned Rs 25 crore net in Kerala alone. In the coming days, trade analysts expect “Lucifer’ to earn Rs 50 crore worldwide.