Superstar Mohanlal's latest offering 'Lucifer' has struck massive gold. The movie has set new industry record for being the fastest Malayalam film to enter the Rs 100 Crore club worldwide. The masala film crossed the milestone in just eight days. Mohanlal took to Twitter to announce the news. He wrote, “In just 8 days, Lucifer is in the coveted 100 crore club. This is truly humbling. As a result of your unwavering support, Malayalam film industry is being launched into uncharted territories. Well done Prithviraj and team L.” 'Lucifer' which is currently running to packed houses, is the third Malayalam film to earn over Rs 100 crore.
A political thriller, the movie stars Mohanlal in a character called Stephen Nedumpally. It also was actor Prithviraj's directorial debut. Prithviraj said in a tweet, “From growing up watching his films to supervising his dubbing for my debut directorial! I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Lalettan Mohanlal.” He had earlier said that he learnt more about cinema and his craft in the last six months than the 16 years preceding it. He also thanked Mohanlal for believing in him. “Directing you has been the absolute highlight of my career regardless of how many ever films I direct or een if I'll never direct again,” he had said.
Produced by Antony Perumbavoor, the film also stars Vivek Oberoi, Tovino Thomas, Indrajith and Manju Warrier in crucial roles.