Lucifer set a new benchmark for box office success in the Malayalam film industry by crossing the coveted Rs 100 crore mark within 10 days. It became Mohanlal’s second film to collect over Rs 100 crore, after Pulimurugan in 2016. Interestingly, Lucifer will be celebrating its half century in the theatres across the state on May 16, 2019. It is being believed that the online release of the film will happen in accordance with the special day. Lucifer is still running in a handsome number of theatres in Kerala.
Amazon Prime Video on Tuesday took to their official Twitter handle and tweeted, “If God doesn’t want us to see evil, then tell us why are we getting Lucifer on our service on May 16? tell na”. As per Prime Video’s announcement, Lucifer will also be available to stream in Tamil and Telugu as well. The film was a box office hit despite receiving mixed reviews from critics.
The film follows the political journey of Mohanlal’s character Stephen Nedumpally, who plays the anti-hero. The political-thriller was one of the most anticipated Malayalam films of the year and also starred an ensemble cast including Manju Warrier, Indrajith Sukumaran, Tovino Thomas, Kalabhavan Shajon, Fazil and Vivek Oberoi among others.