Kurup is a Malayalam language crime thriller directed by Srinath Rajendran starring Dulquer Salman in the pivotal role. As the title suggests, the film revolves around the character of Sukumara Kurup.
Looking at the film’s response, Kurup has already earned the tag of a blockbuster film. On the opening day itself, this crime thriller managed to surpass Mohanlal’s Odiyan’s global box office record. As per the sources, Kurup first day box office collection rose up to Rs 7.15 crore in India.
Kurup Movie Box office Collection
Films are made for entertainment. But there are a few films that not only entertain people but also leave an impact on the audience’s mind. Kurup is such a film based on a fugitive named Sukumara Kurup.
Right from its release on November 12, 2021, Kurup entered into the list of blockbuster films as it achieved many feats at the same time. For example, the film managed to smash the UAE box office record originally established by Mohanlal’s Odiyan on Day 1 in terms of the overall collection.
The Dulquer Salmaan starrer managed to grab up to Rs 6.77 crore on the opening day at the UEA box office.
After attaining so much success right from the day one, industry insiders have the opinion about the film that it might smash 20 crore milestone record. For example, the Kerala box office alone registered over Rs 4 crore collection on the second day.
This is one reason why experts feel that Kurup has a chance of smashing the first weekend box office record by surpassing the 40 crore mark.
Kurup Movie All Time Collection
The film stars Dulquer who’s seen playing the character of Sukumara Kurup. He’s regarded as Kerala’s most sought criminal. There are many famous stories.
One of them is when Kurup killed a film agent in 1984 and later pretended to die so as to collect the entire amount of insurance worth Rs $8 lakh. Since then Kerala police is after him. Unfortunately, nobody has ever been able to find him.
Kurup Day 1 Box Office Collection
Undoubtedly, Kurup is a huge success not only to the makers but also to Dulquer Salmaan who portrayed the role of a fugitive gangster. Dulquer’s fans always wanted him to perform on the silver screen.
In Tamil Nadu (TN) region alone, Kurup movie managed to surpass the gross figure of Rs 58 lacs. Looking at the initial success, film analyst Ramesh Bala, Kurup is expected to conquer international audience as well.
The crime thriller is produced by Dulquer Salman who didn’t intend to spend on the marketing of the film. This is one reason why the film is expected to perform exceptionally well in the days ahead.
Kurup Box Office Collection Day Wise | All Languages
As per the data collected from sacnilk.com. Dulquer Salman’s film fared in the manner given below. Find the day wise box office collection of Kurup below.
|Day||Net Collection (India)||Change|
|Day 1 (first Friday)||₹ 5.6 Cr [Mal: 4.7 Cr ; Ta: 0.35 Cr; Te: 0.5 Cr; Hi: 0.05 Cr]|
|Day 2 (first Saturday)||₹ 5.7 Cr [Mal: 4.5 Cr ; Ta: 0.6 Cr; Te: 0.55 Cr; Hi: 0.05 Cr]||+1.79%|
|Day 3 (first Sunday)||₹ 5.95 Cr [Mal: 4.6 Cr ; Ta: 0.7 Cr; Te: 0.6 Cr; Hi: 0.05 Cr]||+4.39%|
|Day 4 (first Sunday)||₹ 3.01 Cr [Mal: 2.4 Cr ; Ta: 0.24 Cr; Te: 0.35 Cr; Hi: 0.02 Cr]||-49.41%|
|Day 5 (first Sunday)||₹ 2.49 Cr [Mal: 1.96 Cr ; Ta: 0.22 Cr; Te: 0.3 Cr; Hi: 0.01 Cr]||-17.28%|
|Day 6 (first Sunday)||₹ 2.11 Cr [Mal: 1.63 Cr ; Ta: 0.2 Cr; Te: 0.27 Cr; Hi: 0.01 Cr]||-15.26%|
|Day 7 (first Sunday)||₹ 1.74 Cr [Mal: 1.34 Cr ; Ta: 0.17 Cr; Te: 0.22 Cr; Hi: 0.01 Cr]||-17.54%|
|First week collection||₹ 26.6 Cr [Mal: 21.13 Cr ; Ta: 2.48; Te: 2.79; Ka: 0; Hi: 0.2]|
|Day 8 (second Friday)||₹ 1.15 Cr [Mal: 0.9 Cr ; Ta: 0.1 Cr; Te: 0.15 Cr]||-33.91%|
|Day 9 (second Friday)||₹ 2.05 Cr [Mal: 1.5 Cr ; Ta: 0.3 Cr; Te: 0.25 Cr]||+78.26%|
|Day 10 (second Friday)||₹ 2.45 Cr [Mal: 1.85 Cr ; Ta: 0.35 Cr; Te: 0.25 Cr]||+19.51%|
|Day 11 (second Friday)||₹ 0.89 Cr [Mal: 0.61 Cr ; Ta: 0.13 Cr; Te: 0.15 Cr]||-63.67%|
|Day 12 (second Friday)||₹ 0.78 Cr [Mal: 0.55 Cr ; Ta: 0.1 Cr; Te: 0.13 Cr]||-12.36%|
|Day 13 (second Friday)||₹ 0.62 Cr [Mal: 0.42 Cr ; Ta: 0.08 Cr; Te: 0.12 Cr]||-20.51%|
|Day 14 (second Friday)||₹ 0.36 Cr [Mal: 0.24 Cr ; Ta: 0.02 Cr; Te: 0.1 Cr]||-41.94%|
|Week 2 collection||₹ 8.3 Cr [Mal: 6.07 Cr ; Ta: 1.08; Te: 1.15; Ka: 0; Hi: 0]||-68.80%|
|Total Collection||₹ 34.9 Cr [Mal: 27.2 Cr ; Ta: 3.56 Cr; Te: 3.94 Cr; Ka: 0 Cr; Hi: 0.2 Cr]|
Kurup- First Malayalam Film Screened At the Burj Khalifa
Right from the day one, Kurup started smashing records of other films released around that time. It’s an honor for the makers that the trailer of Kurup was shown at Dubai’s Burj Khalifa.
Later, the actor also updated pictures on his own Instagram handle for others to get motivated with the kind of initial success that the film has received.
This is what he says, “This is a watershed moment for me, the hundreds of individuals who worked on #Kurup, and the incredible team at Wayfarer Films and M Star Entertainment. I never imagined a trailer for one of my films, much alone my name, appearing on the renowned Burj Khalifa in my wildest fantasies. Thank you so much to everyone who helped make this happen.”
Kurup basically revolves narrating the tale of Kerala’s top fugitive Sukumara Kurup. Dulquer Salmaan has poretrayed the role of conman who pretended to die to collect the entire insurance amount.
Apart from Salman, others who star in the movie include Walid Riachy, Sunny Wayne, Shine Tom Chacko and Sobhita Dhulipala. It’s directed by Srinath Rajendran.
Kurup Movie Budget and Total Income
There are certain things that are sometimes not allowed to appear in the public domain. For any reason, the makers of Kurup never disclosed the total budget of Kurup. However, as per sources online, Kurup’s budget is no more than Rs 38 crore.
In regards to Kurup box office collection, the second day collection looks more crucial as compared to the first day collection of the film. In terms of the Worldwide Box Office Collection too, the film has achieved many milestones as well.
Kurup, starring Dulquer Salmaan opened at multi screens throughout Kerala and the rest of the country. At the Kerala box office alone, the film managed to gross over Rs 4 crore.
Will Kurup be able to retain its box office success?
One of the reasons why Kurup managed to perform so well at the box office was because of no other films operating along. This worked in the favor of the film and helped it to make box office ticking. The film was released on November 12. The things, however started changing from November 25 onward.
Kurup had slight impact after another film titled Kaaval was released. It’s because the film’s trailer managed to attract the audience in a great way. Kaaval is directed by Nithin Renji Panicker.
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