Mohanlal reigned South India in 2016.
It has been a great last year for Mollywood except the theater strike that hurt the industry in the last part of December in 2016. South India also witnessed some very big successes last year and for the first time in the history of South Indian Film industry, a Mollywood Super Star reigned South India in a year. It is Mohanlal who achieved that feat and once again and he proved that when it comes to star value he is the best ever in the history of Mollywood Cinema. We all know that he is the greatest ever in India when it comes to the skill and talent as an actor. In the top 6 box office hits in South India in 2016, 3 Mohanlal starrers found its place and that is phenomenal as well.
Puli Murugan and Janata Garage and Oppam are those movies and with these 3 movies, Mohanlal alone done a business over 350 crores in South Indian box office. He now has two movies in 100 crore club. Janata Garage in Telugu and Puli Murugan in Malayalam. Puli Murugan crossed 150 crores as well and his Oppam had done a total business over 70 crores. Janata Garage had grossed over 135 crores and with that he is now a star in Tollywood as well. Kabali, Theri and Sarainodu are the other 3 big blockbusters from South India.