The Malayalam mafia drama ‘King of Kotha,’ which received mixed feedback, had a below-average collection at the box office. The much-hyped action thriller failed to collect a respectable number, not even touching a 20 crore net India collection.
On August 24, 2023, Dulquer Salmaan’s newest crime action drama, premiered to eager audiences everywhere. The director of the movie is Abhilah N. Chandran, and the co-writer is Abhilash Joshiy. The Critics and Viewers responded favorably and occasionally negatively to the release “King of Kotha.”
The makers started shooting the movie in September 2022 and wrapped it up by the end of February 2023. The critics are praising the technical aspects and the soundtrack of the movie.
Characters from “King of Kotha”
“King of Kotha” features Dulquer Salmaan, Adhri Joe, TG Ravi, Sudhi Koppa, Senthil Krishna, Pramod Veliyanad, and Prasanna. Apart from that, Shabeer Kallarakkal, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Gokul Suresh, Shammi Thilakan, Saran Shakthi, Chemban Vinod Jose, Anikha Surendran, Nyla Usha, Madhan Mohan, Midhun Venugopal, Govind Pai, Manju Vani, and Sachin Shyam are also important characters in the movie.
Both the director and the writer of “King of Kotha” go by the names Abhilash Joshiy and Abhilash. Dulquer Salmaan not only starred in it but also worked with Zed Studios to create it. Shyam Sasidharan is the publisher.
The film’s cinematography was handled by Nimesh Rvai, who previously worked with Dulquer Salmaan on the film Kurupp. While Jakes Bejoy wrote the film’s background score, Shaan Rahman and Jakes Bejoy each contributed a song.
King of Kotha’s plan of action
Fans anxiously counted down the days till they saw the enchantment take place on the big screen as the news of the movie’s release schedule sparked an atmosphere of anticipation and excitement among them.
The plot of the film is really interesting, as the leading group in this town’s crime is led by Kannan Bhai (Shabeer Kallarakkal) and his gang. A momentous twist of events results from Inspector Shahul Hassan’s cunning scheme to reclaim the “King” to defy this edict and exact retribution.
King of Kotha OTT Release Date
The movie King of Kotha will be released on Disney Plus Hotstar on September 29. It is projected that it will make its online-only television debut in October 2023, 45 to 60 days following its release in theaters. However, a formal affirmation is still pending.
Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi are among the five languages into which the film has been dubbed. On July 28, 2021, Dulquer Salmaan’s 35th birthday, the title of the film King of Kotha, also referred to as KOK, was made public.
On August 16, 2023, Zed Studios released the organization’s trailer on YouTube. The two actors featured in the movie for the cameo roles are Ritika Singh and Soubin Shahir. Over 18 million people have watched it, and 330K people have liked it so far. Right now, the movie is trending on social media.
Review for “King of Kotha”
Trade expert Manobala Vijaybalan criticized the movie King of Kotha as a disappointment because of its convoluted storyline and failure to leave a lasting impression. However, fans praised the second half, describing it as Pakka Gangster Drama Mode.
A glowing review for the film, however, praised the treatment and making, with superb performances from Shabeer and Nyla, and it was a sure winner at the box office. After the release of King of Kotha, King of Kotha received a 6.3/10 on IMDb.