The makers of Mohanlal's Villain have finally revealed the official collections of the film. Directed by B Unnirkrishnan, the emotional-thriller starred the Malayalam superstar in the titular role of a retired police cop Mathew Manjooran. Villain also marked the maiden Malayalam production venture of Rockline Venkatesh, who had earlier bankrolled Rajinikanth's Lingaa and Salman Khan blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Catch had previously reported that the Mohanlal starrer had emerged as the all-time Malayalam opener at the Kerala Box Office.
And now, according to the makers, Villain had minted a good Rs. 30 crore from its theatrical release with a Kerala share of Rs. 9.27 crore and ROI share of Rs. 3.5 crore.
Upon its release, Villain has been praised for the performance of Mohanlal, which is said to be the actor's best work after Dhrishyam. The film also starred Manju Warrier along with Tamil actors Vishal and Hansika and Telugu stars Srikanth and Raashi Khanna.