MOHANLAL is enjoying 4 consecutive hits with 2 movies entered 100 crore club. Oppam, Janatha Garage, Pulimurugan, Munthiri Vallikal thalirkkumbol. Where Pulimurugan was the first malayalam movie to enter 100 cr club and 150 cr club. As 2016, success is continuing in 2017 with Munthiri Vallikal thalirkkumbol by collecting 50 cr worldwide and still running.
The next release is Major Ravi directorial 1971 Beyond Borders which is 4th war movie in Major Mahadevan series. Keerthi Chakra, Kurukshethra, Kandahar was previous movies in this series, even though the last one in the series Kandahar was not a commercial success, The expectation for 1971 Beyond Borders is very high. The movie is based on Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The movie also features Allu Sirish and Arunoday Singh. Renji Panickar, Asha Sharath, Sudheer Karamana, Saiju kurup in important roles.
It will release in Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi and scheduled to release on first week of April.
MAMMOOTTY is well known for his stylish look and his humor timings. 2017 also have a similar line up is waiting for mammootty and these movies are now trending for his stylish and different looks. . Posters, motion poster, teaser of The Great Father is a huge hit on social media. The Great Father is the first malayalam movie tried the Cross Posting feature on facebook, and got record views 7.2 million views. Releasing on March 30th.
Actress Sneha is playing as wife of Mammootty. Actor Arya also featuring in the movie as a cop. The Great Father is produced by Santhosh Shivan, Prithviraj and Arya under the banner August cinemas is highly anticipated movie of the year. Puthan Panam directed by Ranjith is the next after TGF.
Dulquer Salmaan is the new sensation in the malayalam film industry. He had find the success from the very first film Second Show. After that most of his films was commercially successful. Dulquer is an actor who ties different roles in each film, He enjoys a huge fan following in Kerala. 2016 was a great year for Dulquer with a grand success of Kammatipadam and Kali. And the success continue in 2017 with the first hit Jomonte Suvisheshangal by Sathyan Anthikkad.
CIA : Comrade In America by the well known director Amal Neerad is his upcoming movie. This movie was trending from the day of announcing of this new combo movie. Dulquer Salmaan is Aji Mathew in CIA. Karthika, Soubin Shahir are the costars in the movie. CIA will be released on April 14 following the Vishu and Summer holidays.
Nivin Pauly : is the young superstar of mollywood, who enjoys a huge fan base in Kerala and Tamilnadu after the huge hit movie Premam. 2016 was a great year for Nivin Pauly with 2 blockbuster movies Jacobinte Swargarajyam and Action Hero Biju. Sakhavu is the upcoming movie of Nivin, of which the shooting was completed few days before. The Sidharth Shiva Directorial, Sakhavu will be the first movie of Nivin in 2017. Lots of people are waiting for this movie as there where no releases for nivin after jacobinte swargarajyam released on April 2016. Njandukalude Naatil Oridavela directed by the Althaf Salim is the next after sakhavu which is his own production.
Richie by Gautham Ramachandran is the upcoming Tamil Movie of Nivin Pauly. will be releasing on April 2017.
PRITHVIRAJ : is one of the actor who appears in movies which says different stories. Ezra is his latest release, a Horror thriller and the highest grosser movie of prithviraj. Actor himself is very busy until 2019 with huge lineup of movies My Story, Tiyaan, Adam Joan, Vimanam, Karnan, Aami, Aadu Jeevitham. All of these movies are hot topics in discussions online and also have high expectation for each. He is busy producer too.
Naam Shabana is the upcoming bollywood movie which will be releasing on March 31st.