Malayalam superstar Mammootty’s recently released film, Rorschach, has been appreciated both by the critics and the audience alike. The film created a buzz since the trailer release and it hit the theatres on October 7, 2022, garnering over Rs 7 crores in the first three days.
Reports state that the team gauged that the film would make waves at the box office much before its release and the makers were also approached by OTT giant, Netflix, with a massive offer for the digital release. However, the decision was taken to release the film on Disney+ Hotstar, while the satellite rights have been bought by Asianet.
Helmed by Nisam Basheer of the Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha fame, the movie, presented as psychological revenge has garnered decent collection at the box office. Besides Mammootty, the film also stars Bindu Panicker, Kottayam Nazir, Sanju Sivram, Grace Antony and Sharafudheen in pivotal roles.
Rorschach has been produced by Mammootty’s own banner Mammootty Kampany and distributed by Wayfarer Films. The story of the film includes many supernatural elements, revolving around Luke’s life. His wife and unborn child were killed by Dileep. While the latter is dead, Luke stills feel his presence and wish to extinguish it. With a mission to accomplish this, he takes several steps with his deranged family, near and dear ones.
The film is a psychological thriller. It did not create as much hype as films like Bheeshma Parvam or K Madhu’s CBI 5: The Brain. However, Mammootty’s performance and the intriguing aspects of the film have helped in making it a big success. The actor is also experiencing a successful year with yet another hit after the previously released Ratheena Sharshad’s direct-to-OTT film, Puzhu.
Fans who are not able to watch the film in theatres are hoping to enjoy it on the OTT platform with the release on Disney+ Hotstar from November 11. This is in line with earlier reports about an agreement has been signed for a minimum theatrical run of 50 days in case the film is successful before the OTT platform premieres it.
The principal photography for the film began in March 2022. Nimish Ravi has done the cinematography for the film while the music has been composed by Midhun Mukundan.
Rorschach’s IMDb rating: 8.3/10