‘The complete actor’ Mohanlal starred in the film 'Loham' and it is the first film on this list. Collecting a total sum of 2.2 crore rupees, the film also had a decent story. But eventually, the film lacked flow and wasn't a big hit as was expected from its first-day collection.
Another Mohanlal entry into the list, and this time, it is "Casanova." The film was a big flop afterward, but it collected a whopping amount of cash on the first day itself. It collected a humongous 2.1 crore on the opening day, but couldn't perform the same afterward.
Dulqar Salman’s "Charlie" was a highly anticipated film in the industry. It was making a lot of news in the film community and kept up with its expectations on the first day with a 2.06 crore rupees. But the lack of certain elements pulled back the viewers on the later days. The initial day collection was undoubtedly something to cheer about.
The biggest hit of 2015, "Premam" was a career breaking movie for
. The impact it made on the viewers through its song and trailer was reflected in its first-day collection, and it got a 2.05 crore collection on its tenth day of release.
After the big success of “Two Boss”, Dileep-Mamta pair got another successful hit with their film “2 Countries.” It got 1.95 crore rupees on its opening day and kept its reputation to become a big hit. It was the first Dileep film to do so.
“Gangster” was a big flop in Kerala due to its lack of story. But due to the wave it created in the society before its release, it collected a whopping 1.9 crore rupees.
“Peruchazhi” is known as the ‘king of flops’ in the Malayalam film industry. It created a huge amount of wave and expectation among cinema lovers. But it was a complete disappointment among fans and couldn’t keep its promises to the fan base. However, the popularity it created among people helped the movie to collect 1.9 crore rupees on the opening day itself.
8. 'Bhaskar the Rascal'
Mammootty was in the leading role in this movie, along with South Indian star actress, Nayanthara. This helped the movie to have a first-day collection of 1.8 crore rupees. However, the movie lacked story and inner meaning and ended up hitting the category of failed movies in Malayalam later on.
"Bangalore Days" created an impact among the youth during its release which helped the movie to have a big collection record. The film, on its third day, collected almost 1.8 crore rupees to become one of the most successful films in the history of Malayalam cinema. It collected close to 1.7 crores on its opening day itself.
“Drishyam" is the biggest success in Malayalam film history. It replaced many records and collected whopping 1.7 crore rupees on its fourth day.