‘Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea’ started running in theatres worldwide. Rewriting history, the entire theatres reeling Marakkar has been housefull since the fans’ show at 12 midnight. To add more colours and surprises to the audience, Mohanlal and his family reached Saritha theatre in Kochi to watch the movie with the fans.
Mohanlal entered the theatre amidst the crowd cheering and it became viral on social media. The movie had already entered the Rs 100 crore club even before release. The movie earned Rs 100 crores just by reservation. Pre-bookings started on the day when the release of 'Marakkar’ was announced. The blockbuster movie from the Mohanlal-Priyadarshan duo has been released in five languages on 4100 screens. The movie has nearly 16,000 shows each day. Out of the 631 screens in Kerala, 626 are showing the movie.