Malayalam crime thriller ”Oppam,” starring Mohanlal in the role of a blind man, is going to be released as ”Kanupapa” towards December end.
Pipping the records of even super hits, this Mohanlal starrer, which was released on September 8, has collected Rs. 50 crores so far. Such is the box office stamina of this Priyadarshan-directed entertainer.
Telling the story of a blind elevator operator, a challenging role essayed with panache by the redoubtable Complete Actor, who has to nab the actual killer when he is wrongly charged with a murder. The film comes with nuanced elements like Mohanlal’s character possessing certain extraordinary sensory powers.
Bowled over by the content, many producers tried their best for the remake rights of this movie. But One Overseas Network Entertainment’s B. Dilip Kumar and Mohanlal have teamed up to release the dubbed version.
Since the Malayalam superstar has endeared himself to Telugu audience with two back to back films, “Manamantha“ and “Janatha Garage“ in recent times, “Kanupapa” will be awaited in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Speaking about the movie, the Superstar says, “The dubbing rights of “Oppam” are with Dilip Kumar Bolugoti. I have played a blind man in this thriller. We are happy to release this entertainer as (a) Christmas gift in December end. I hope the Telugu audience will make our movie a success as have the audience here.”
Well, “Kanupapa” has two irresistible C’s to its credit: Content and the Complete Actor. Get ready to be entertained.