Manju Warrier makes a startling comeback in How Old Are You, which has setting cash registers ringing at the box office
When news of Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu star Manju Warrier’s return to the silver screen with Rosshan Andrrew’s How Old Are You after 14 years of exile broke, the whole of Kerala got excited. It’s time for the filmmakers to now rejoice their smart decision as the film How Old Are You does phenomenally well at box office.
The folks down south are loving the film and are celebrating the remarkable comeback of their favourite heroine. With shows running housefull, the film is turning out to be one of the biggest money grosser of the year 2014. Bobby, one of the writers of the film shared his excitement with a newspaper stating “Just one word.. overwhelming… We are bombarded with calls, mostly from the public. They are all happy that we have offered the best platform and role for the Manju to make a comeback”.
How Old Are You was expected to face a tough battle from Mohanlal’s Mr Fraud as both releases on the same day. But the amazing response from the masses especially family audience has made How Old Are You a runaway hit. ”Some of them even thanked us for having brought Manju back to the limelight. The feedback from the family audience – women and children – has been phenomenal. Most of the Malayalam directors, including Lenin Rajendran, have called us and perhaps the biggest congratulatory message came from none other than Kamal Haasan” added the writer Bobby, beaming with pride
Many believe this might be just the start for the actor Manju Warrier’s second innings into cinema. The news of her divorce with actor Dileep had shocked Mollywood. Riding high on her recent box office success, Manju Warrier can afford to push aside all the bad memories and concentrate on her acting career now.