Dhruvaraja Jagannadh, the Malayalam dubbed version of superstar Allu Arjun's Telugu film Duvvada Jagannadham, has completed its opening weekend on a terrific note. The action-entertainer, which had released across the Kerala on Friday has registered good occupancy over the weekend despite clashing with 5 films including Akshay Kumar's Toilet Ek Prem Katha and Dhanush's VIP 2. Malayalam hit maker B Unnikrishnan distributed Dhruvaraja Jagannadh in Kerala.
On its opening weekend, Dhruvaraja Jagannadh mints Rs. 1.50 crore at the Kerala Box Office, which is huge considering a Malayalam dubbed film. The film had released in 100 + screens and as expected the stardom of Allu Arjun has worked in favour of the film to fetch good opening from first show on wards at the Kerala Box Office. At many places, special fans shows were scheduled from 7.00 AM and the tickets were sold like hot cakes. Going by the opening weekend trends, Dhruvaraja Jagannadh looks like another hit for the Arya actor after Yodhavu, the Malayalam dubbed version of the blockbuster Sarrainodu.
As usual, the Malayalam dubbing for Allu Arjun's voice has been done by Jis Joy, who recently tasted success with his second directorial outing Sunday Holiday. The dialogues of the film have been written by Satheesh Muthukulam, while lyrics by Sujith Tharoor. The editor of Dhruvaraja Jagannadh, Sai Gopal is also the coordinator for the film.
Allu Arjun is considered as one of the biggest non-Malayalam actors in Kerala and interestingly, Malayalam fans fondly calls him as 'Mallu Arjun'.