First Day Collection of Puthan Panam
Ranjith’s directorial debut Malayalam movie Puthan Panam has witnessed almost decent response on its opening day across India. As expected it has received very strong reviews from viewers, as it is getting from critics. Mammootty has also proved to be the master of dialects in Malayalam by handling the Kasaragod slang quite convincingly in the Ranjith directorial.
Puthan Panam, bankrolled by Abraham Mathew, Ranjith and Arun Narayan, also stars Siddique, Mammukkoya, Renji Panicker, Saikumar, Iniya, Indrans, Sheelu Abraham, Joy Mathew, Niranjana Anoop, Baiju, Kottayam Nazeer, Vijayakumar and Abu Salim, among others in significant roles. Director Ranjith is also being praised by everyone for his brilliant direction. The cinematography by Om Prakash was good, he captured the Kochi in a good way. The Music by Shaan Rahman was also good.
The title song was melodious, the song in the second half was ok but it was unwanted. The BGM by Achu Rajamani was perfect, he maintained a good serious thrill through his music. On the opening day, this Malayalam drama Puthan Panam opened up with a decent occupancy of 45% across the country. But with strong word of mouth, it picked up well and recorded the overall occupancy of 50% on Wednesday. As per the report, it has raked the business of 1.47 crores (Gross 1.83 crore) on Kerala box office.
November 8, 2016, is an unforgettable day for Indians as it was on this day that Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to curb the flow of black money. Now, Mollywood filmmaker Ranjith and his team have come up with a movie that narrates the chaos faced by people across the country.
The trailer of Puthan Panam hints at the struggles faced by Mammootty’s character Nithyananda Shenoy and many others, who had black money when the historic announcement was made. Apart from the storyline that audience can easily connect to, the trailer and teasers of the action thriller have raised expectations due to the megastar’s versatility in acting.