“Dulquer Salmaan, the charismatic luminary of the Malayalam film industry, once again showcased his box office prowess with his latest release, “King of Kotha.” Directed by the newcomer Abhilash Joshiy, this action-packed film received mixed reviews upon its theatrical debut but still managed to accumulate an impressive ₹38.30 crore worldwide.
Sources provide a detailed breakdown of the film’s performance. In its home state of Kerala, it garnered a substantial ₹15.35 crores. In the Rest of India (ROI) region, it added an additional ₹7.05 crores to its earnings. The overseas market, where Malayalam cinema has been steadily gaining popularity, contributed a significant ₹15.90 crores to the overall gross.
The cumulative worldwide gross of ₹38.30 crores underscores Dulquer Salmaan’s remarkable ability to draw audiences to theaters, even in the face of mixed critical reviews. The film’s action-packed storyline and the actor’s magnetic on-screen presence clearly resonated with fans, resulting in an admirable box office performance.
While critical reception for the film has been lukewarm, with some reviews falling into the “mediocre” category, it’s evident that Dulquer Salmaan’s star power continued to lure audiences to cinemas. The box office collections for “King of Kotha” mirror this sentiment.
Despite initial critical assessments, ‘King of Kotha’ has proven its mettle as another successful addition to Dulquer Salmaan’s illustrious filmography. Dulquer Salmaan’s star power has undeniably elevated ‘King of Kotha’ to a prominent position in the box office competition.
Conversely, Shane Nigam’s ‘RDX’ is enjoying robust collection figures, coupled with rave reviews from the audience. On the other hand, Nivin Pauly’s ‘Ramachandra Boss & Co.’ is receiving lackluster responses from movie enthusiasts.”