Rajamanikyam is a Malayalam movie directed by Anwar Rasheed and starring megastar Mammootty in the lead role. It tells the story of Bellary Raja alias Rajamanikyam who tries to unite his warring siblings (a step brother & a half sister). Released during Ramzan 2005, the movie became a swashbuckling hit. The movie got good initial collection and high class collection in long run. It is the biggest hit in Malayalam, just below 20-20.
This high voltage film has taken fantastic opening all across kerala from the 41 prints released. Mammootty's performance with the Thiruvananthapuram language is taken extremely well with the audience who are repeatedly seeing the film and making it a mega hit. Additional shows were arranged in a number of theaters all across the major cities of Kerala. With in 14 days of run many fans watched this movie 25 times, which shows mammootty's star power.
Rajamanikyam has collected a whopping sum of Rs 43 Lakhs share in 113 days breaking the Mohanlal flick, Narasimham’s record collection of Rs 39 Lakhs share in 155 days. Both the films made its huge shares from the theaters of Kerala’s capital. If Narasimham made it from Srikumar theatre, then Rajamanikyam did it from new theatre.
Finally movie collected a total of nearly 1 crore 9 lakhs gross, 47 lakhs share from Mohan lal’s citadel. Movie collected nearly 1 crore 14 lakhs and a share of Rs 50 Lakhs from Kavitha in Ernakulam, Mammootty’s lucky theatre. In Calicut, Movie grossed nearly 1 crore 4 lakhs. The film, still holding the record of grossing more than 3 crores from kerala’s three main cities and movie ran more than 100 days in 10+ centres. Movie crossed 55 days in 43 release stations and it was a big record in the history of Malayalam cinema at that time. This is the second biggest grosser of Malayalam film industry just behind twenty - 20 by grossing 6 million dollars at box office, i.e., 27 crs.