Aaraattu (2022)

Aaraattu is an upcoming 2022 Malayalam film direction and story written by B. Unnikrishnan. A Malayalam action-drama movie starring Mohanlal, Shraddha Srinath, Ramachandra Raju in lead roles. The film was bankrolled by RD Illuminations and Rahul Raj composed the soundtrack and background score.

Mohanlal’s Aaraattu was released on 18 February 2022 worldwide in the Malayalam language. Vijay Ulaganath is worked as Director of Photography and Shameer Muhammed did editing for the film.

Aaraattu (2022) Hit or Flop, Budget, Box Office, Cast, Release

Aaraattu 2022 Movies Cast Release Date

Directed by B. Unnikrishnan
Produced by RD Illuminations
Starring Mohanlal
Shraddha Srinath
Ramachandra Raju
Music by Rahul Raj
Cinematography Vijay Ulaganath
Release date 18-02-2022
Country India
Language Malayalam


Check out below to know about full details of Aaraattu movie cast which includes lead actor, actress, heroine, and other supporting role artists.





Shraddha Srinath



Ramachandra Raju

Siddipet Narasimha


Sampath Raj

Narayana Vaikundar







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Here is the complete technical crew of Aaraattu movie including director, production company, cinematographer, Music director, editor and more.


Rahul Raj



B. Unnikrishnan



Vijay Ulaganath


AaraattuShameer Muhammed



Sajeesh Manjeri



Storyline: Originally from Neyyattinkara, Goparajan travels to Palakkad’s Muthalakkotta village with certain goals in mind. Uninformed residents find him an irritating nuisance.

After the super hit, Bro Daddy in earlier 2022 which was released in Disney+ Hotstar, Mohan Lal features in Aaraattu.

It was Unnikrishnan’s debut film with more than 45 characters. While Unnikrishnan sees Mohanlal’s Neyyattinkara Gopan as “a boisterous figure from the get-go,”

This movie is 2 hr 40 min in duration and is released in the Malayalam language.

  • Aarattu Release Date – 18 February, 2022

Teaser & Trailer

Here is the official video teaser/trailer of the Aaraattu film which is launched online by production/digital rights companies in their respective youtube channel.

YouTube video

Review Roundup

Check out below for the Aaraattu movie review roundup gathered from some of the tops and reputed online portals and news websites.

‘NewIndianExpress – 2/5
‘A bloated endurance test. As a whole, Aaraattu gave me a headache.’

‘A spoof by Mohanlal, for Mohanlal, which isn’t funny’

TheNewsMinute – 1.5/5
‘ Mohanlal’s film is loud, bombastic and boring.’

Times of India – 3/5
‘Aaraattu is not a clever film, but if you are looking for a ‘return to the theatre’ family entertainer, this might serve your purpose.’

Behindwoods – 2.5/5
‘Aaraattu is a watchable commercial mass film, a treat to Mohanlal fans!’

Aaraattu Budget

How much is the budget for the Aaraattu movie? The overall production cost of the Aaraattu film is made with a budget of 18 crores. As per the source, the cast and crew members’ remuneration claimed to be a major cost of the production.

Director B. Unnikrishnan and film main protagonist Mohanlal, Shraddha Srinath is among the top paid members of the unit. The production house RD Illuminations yield all the budget through Over-the-top (OTT) digital, Television, and audio rights.

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Aaraattu Hit Flop Budget Box Office

Aaraattu Box Office

Aaraattu starring Mohanlal is produced by RD Illuminations in 2022 with a budget of 18 crores and released on 500+ screens worldwide in the Malayalam language.

Aaraattu Budget 18 crores
Release in Theatre
Screen Count 300+
Opening day Collection 4 crores
Overall Box Office Collection 11 crores*

Day-wise Box Office Breakdown

Day Net Collection
Day 1 4 cr
Day 2 2.82 cr
Day 3 3.15 cr
Opening Weekend Collection 9 crores

Overall Box Office Collection – 11 crores* 

(* Above mentioned box office collection updated based on information from online websites and film trackers on Twitter) 

Box Office Report

According to Pink Villa, an entertainment website, Aaraattu earned around Rs 3.50 crore on its first day from theaters in Kerala alone. About 50 lakhs from other Indian centers outside Kerala. 

Thus, they estimate that the Indian collection on the release day of Aaraattu is 4 crores. This is the best opening of this year’s releases in Malayalam. Aaraattu has got a higher opening than Pranav Mohanlal’s film. 

This is a great collection considering 50% occupancy. And the film industry is very optimistic that it has given impetus to the film industry. 

The first weekend of Aaraattu brought in $1.20 million (Rs. 9 crores) internationally, with $825K of it coming from the Gulf. Around Rs. 19 crores (approximately) was Marakkar’s opening day gross worldwide.

Aaraattu Hit or Flop

Is Aaraattu 2022 movie hit or flop – Based on the overall review roundup and box office collectionHit and Flop verdict

Verdict – Average


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It is only a fan movie

Aaraattu will be super hit movie.