Malayalam star Dulquer Salmaan’s latest release Comrade in America (CIA) continues to do well at the Kerala box office, despite receiving a mixed verdict from the fans and the media. CIA released to a rousing welcome at the box office by fans of Dulquer in Kerala even as Baahubali 2 remained the favourite choice for the moviegoers.
The film mostly opened to packed houses on day one and raked in more than Rs 3 crore, giving Dulquer one of the biggest opening in his career. With Rs 3.09 gross, CIA is the third biggest opener in Kerala following Mammootty’s The Great Father (Rs 4.31 crore) and Baahubali 2 (6.27 crore), read a post on Malayalam Review Twitter handle, that provides box office updates of Malayalam films.
Baahubali 2, meanwhile, is playing in about 280 screens and keeping the cash registers ringing at the box office. According to reports, the film is fast racing towards Rs 50 crore mark in Kerala alone. On Sunday, Rajamouli’s magnum opus achieved a milestone in a history of Indian cinema by crossing Rs 1000 crore mark at the worldwide box office.
The story revolves around Aji Mathew who is a Pala-based young man, who is a strong follower of Communist ideologies. Dulquer Salmaan plays Aji Mathew, a lovable courageous & modest youngster, who hails from Pala. He meets an NRI girl Sara, played by Karthika Murali, in his college, they fall in love regardless of their upbringing. Their moments of love did endure less, so does his happiness. But after some unforeseen events, Sara migrates to the US. The movie Aji Mathew’s journey to the USA in search of his lady love, and how he finds her.