NivinPauly starrer Sakhavu which hit the screens all over Kerala on the 15th April this year is now moving towards blockbuster status. This film written and directed by national award winning Film Maker Sidhartha Siva got fantastic reviews from common audience as well as from critics and got a stunning start at box office as well. On its first day, it had got around 2.48 crores and on its second day, it grossed around 2.40 crore. Trade Pandits in the industry says that the film had grossed over 6.30 crore from its first 3 days run here in Kerala and that is huge.
In this movie, NivinPauly had played dual characters named Krishna Kumar and Comrade Krishnan. It is said to be the finest performance in his career till date. Sakhavu is produced by B Rakesh under the banner of Universal Cinemas. The lead characters in this movie has been played by BinuPappu, Althaf, AparnnaGopinath, Aishwarya Rajesh, Gayathri Suresh, Sudheesh, Musthafa, NishanthSagar, RenjiPanicker, Maniyan Pillai Raju, VK Prakash, Prem Kumar etc. Prashant Pillai had tuned the songs and background music for this movie and the DOP was George C Williams.