Malayalam film Lucifer, directed by actor Prithviraj with Mohanlal in the lead, has turned out to be a mega grosser not only in India but abroad as well. According to a TOI report, Lucifer has broken the record held by Captain Marvel in the United Arab Emirates.
The film has reportedly broken the record of 160,000 admits held by Captain Marvel in the first three days of its release.
Lucifer is doing good business at the box office worldwide. It has reportedly emerged as the biggest opener for Mohanlal at the USA box office. The gross collections over the weekend in Kerala have surpassed Njan Prakashan and Kumbalangi Nights catapulting it to the number one position. The exact figures from the box office in different regions are expected to be out soon.
The film, which is Prithvirajâ€™s first directorial, has Mohanlal, Manju Warrier, Tovino Thomas, Indrajith, and Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi in pivotal roles. Vivek Oberoi plays the antagonist in the film. It is a political thriller that appears to take a lot of references from the political parties in the country, with Mohanlal playing a character called Stephen.
Those in the supporting roles include Kalabhavan Shajon, Sai Kumar, Saniya Iyappan, director Fazil, Giju John, Nyla Usha, Baiju, Sachin Khedekar, Suresh Menon and others. Prithviraj too plays a cameo in the film.
Veteran writer and actor Murali Gopy has penned the script for Lucifer. The technical crew of the film comprises Sujith Vaassudev for cinematography and Samjith for editing while Stephen Devassy is in charge of the music composition. The film is produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner Aashirvad Cinemas.
Lucifer was shot in various places in Kerala including Ernakulam, Idukki and Thiruvananthapuram and in Mumbai. Some important portions were also canned in Lakshadweep and Russia.
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