ABCD is a fun filled comedy entertainer which deserves one-time watch. Primarily, this movie will be loved by the youngsters of kerala. Dulquer Salmaan is a treat to watch in ABCD. He is being established as the hottest actor, a trendsetter in Malayalam industry right now.
Though the movie doesn't satisfy our expectations from a Martin Prakkat - Dulquer Salmaan movie, the movie has got potential to keep you engaged till the end. Jacob Gregory as Korah maintains good chemistry with Johns (Dulquer) and makes an excellent debut in cinemas. Aparna Gopinath has done her part well as a human rights activist and as Johns' love interest.
ABCD has got an interesting story and brings a lot of fun moments together. Jomon John as always keeps the visuals colorful. The song 'Jhony Mone Jhony' is a treat to watch. The first half of the movie generates most of the laughs. After a serious build up in the mid way of the second half, the movie ends decently.
- 1st Half
- Dulquer Salmaan and Jacob Gregory
- Music and BGM
- Lag in 2nd half
- Lacks the expected impact
Rating : 3/5
Verdict : Worth one time watch
BOX OFFICE :
ABCD got released in a total of 78 theaters all over Kerala. The movie was released amidst huge hype and the movie is receiving mixed to positive word of mouth. First day collection of ABCD is figured to be around 80 lakhs.
The 5 days gross of the movie is estimated to be 3.36 crores.
ABCD has acquired the HIT status within a week and the total gross of the movie is 4.2 crores.
Collections have slowed down in the second week. The total collection has reached 6.20 crores. The movie is expected to be a superhit if it can maintain the momentum in the coming weeks also.
ABCD is receiving heavy competition from Singam 2 and also Ramzan will reduce the gross from malabar region. As the movie completes three week run, the total gross is around 7.10 crores.
ABCD escapes successfully from the clutches of Singam 2. The movie is holding up in 40 theaters as it completes five week run. So far, the total number of shows is figured to be around 7,200. The main advantage of the movie is that the movie is cashing very well at the centers outside kerala as well. The total gross of ABCD from kerala alone is estimated to be 8.40 crores. ABCD can be stated as a SUPER HIT and this is the second Super Hit in the career of Dulquer Salmaan.
The total collection of ABCD is estimated to be around 9.40 Crores.