After the commercially successful Onam releases, October seems to be one of the much awaited months for the Kerala audience as some of the big ticket Malayalam movies have been scheduled to hit the screens soon.
It is Mohanlal's Pulimurugan and Mammootty's Thoppil Joppan, which are among the most anticipated movies of the year. Interestingly, both the films are locking horns against each other at the Kerala box office on the same day as Puja releases.
Mohanlal's Pulimurugan, helmed by Vysakh, is finally hitting the worldwide theatres on October 7 after getting postponed multiple times. The superstar plays the role of a wild hunter in the movie and his look in the action thriller has already impressed the audience. The teaser and trailer of Pulimurugan have already garnered tremendous response from the audience making it to the list of most watched videos on YouTube.
Mammootty's Kottayam achayan [name used to call male belong to Christian community] avatars have always been well accepted by the audience. The megastar is again set to enthral his fans with a similar character in the Johny Antony directorial in which he plays the title role Thoppil Joppan. The family entertainer has also been scheduled to hit the screens on October 7.
Asif Ali, Biju Menon and Narain's comedy entertainer Kavi Uddheshichathu..?, which was earlier scheduled to lock horns with Pulimurugan and Thoppil Joppan has been postponed to October 8. The trailer of the Liju Thomas directorial, produced by Asif, was opened to good response from the movie-goers.
The campus entertainer, featuring seven newcomers in the lead roles, is the debut directorial venture of Ganesh Raj, who has earlier associated with director Vineeth Sreenivasan. The movie also marks the debut production venture of Vineeth under the banner of Habit of Life and has been scheduled to hit the screens on October 21.
With back-to-back hits, Biju Menon has become one of the bankable actors in Malayalam. His upcoming comedy entertainer Swarna Kaduva is the directorial venture of Jos Thomas and the actor recently announced that the movie will be released on October 28 in Kerala.
Note for IBTimes India readers: This list will be updated after the release dates of the upcoming movie are announced.