Much awaited Mohanlal-starrer Pulimurugan hits more than 350 screens all over India on October 7. The Vysakh directorial is expected to perform well on the opening day as it has been one of the most hyped Malayalam movies of the year after its release date was postponed many times.
Mohanlal, who plays the role of a wild hunter Murugan opposite Kamalini Mukherjee, is expected to enthrall the audience with some exciting action sequences with a tiger in the action thriller. The 20-minute climax scene, choreographed by popular stunt master Peter Hein is said to be the highlight of the movie.
The story is set in the fictional village called ‘Pulioore’ that share the land with the forest and is prone to attacks from wild animals. Whenever a stray tiger wanders into human habitats and starts killing people, the village turns to Pulimurugan. He is a pro in searching, finding and hunting down a tiger. There is a backstory as to why he started hunting tigers. Pulimurugan’s father got mauled by a tiger in front of his eyes when he was a boy. Later, with the help of his uncle, he kills the man-eating tiger that took his father’s life and continues to do so as a service to his village. That forms the rest of the story.
The first shows of Pulimurugan started early in the morning and received superb reviews. Mohanlal ‘s two movies Janatha Garage and Oppam are still running in some selected screens with good box office reports. Now Pulimurugan released all over the world with great opening day business. Advance booking for this movie was done in large number due to the holiday season. Movie is expected to collect 7+ crores on its first day. Exact number will be updated soon.
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