Mukunda Murari (2016) Movie Review, Rating, Cast, Crew, Total Box Office Collection, Final Verdict

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Mukunda Murari (2016)

The latest Kannada language film Mukunda Murari finally hit the silver screen with lots of expectations hovering in from the audience’s part, the trailer of the film did unexpectedly well through social media sites. Mukunda Murari possesses a powerful star cast comprising Kichcha Sudeep which puts a double positive impact on the film. The movie collection is certainly going to score high as the main lead is loved and adored by all wherein he is considered as one of the reigningstars of Kannada Film Industry. Moreover, the plot is quite captivating as it is the Kannada remake of Bollywood blockbuster film Oh My God! (OMG) featuring superstar Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Mithun, among others. Well, a similar case happened with Mukunda Murari as all the trailers got lots of viewership. So, with all the good nodes attached, let’s check Mukunda Murari movie review, rating, total box office collection, verdict, etc.

A still from Mukunda Murari

Mukunda Murari Cast & Crew

  • Upendra as Mukunda
  • Sudeep as Murari / Lord Krishna
  • Nikita Thukral as Mukunda’s Wife
  • Ravi Shankar as Leeladhara Swamy
  • Devaraj as Retired Advocate
  • Prakash Belawadi as Advocate
  • Avinash as Siddeshwara Swami
  • Malavika Avinash as TV Interviewer
  • Ishita Vyas as Gopika Mathe
  • Kaavya Shah as News Reporter
  • Tabla Nani as Mukunda’s Assistant
  • Shivaram as Swamiji
  • Kuri Prathap as Insurance Company Official
  • Dingri Nagaraj
  • Bullet Prakash
  • K S Shridhar as Church Father
  • Mohan Juneja
  • Bhavana Menon in a cameo appearance
  • Rachita Ram in a cameo appearance
  • Director: Nanda Kishore
  • Producer:M.N. Kumar and B. Jayashree Devi
  • Story: Umesh Shukla
  • Adaptation: OMG-Oh My God!/Kanji Virudh Kanji
  • Music Composer: Arjun Janya
  • Banner:MNK Movies, Kichcha Creations and Jayashreedevi Productions

Mukunda Murari Plot/Story Line

Adapted from a Gujarati novel “Kanji Kanji Virudh“, the respective Kannada film is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster OMG-Oh My God! The film revolves around an atheistwho files an unusual case against Gods or basically Godmen who try to fool people by showing the fear of their ideology. During the trial, he faces lots of controversies even including an attempt to murder. Hereby, he is confronted by a young, dashing man who calls himself as Murari and helps him throughout his struggle along with in every high and low.

Watch Mukunda Murari Trailer Here

Mukunda Murari Movie Review (Acting/Direction)

The attempt to make an out and out film is quite appreciating. Generally, Kannada movies comprise of high-end social drama, over-the-top action sequences, typical love affairs, and one man army concept. But with such movies on 75 mm screen is definitely a delight to watch. Sudeep is at his best and unusual as he looks dashing as Murari whereas Upendra senses of humour are simply class apart. Rest of the cast and entire crew team has done justice thus making the overall movie a good time show.

Mukunda Murari Movie Rating

Critics Rating: 3 out of 5

Audience Rating: 4 out of 5

Acting: 4 out of 5

Direction: 3.5 out of 5

Cinematography: 4 out of 5

Editing: 4 out of 5

Music/Background Score: 3 out of 5

Mukunda Murari Opening Day Total Box Office Collection

The respective film Mukunda Murari released in as many as 200 screens in Karnataka where it faced tough competition with two big banner movies from Bollywood, and rest big movies from Tamil and Telugu film industry on its opening day collection. The occupancy rate settled to 45% of which the ticket prices varied from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 in multiplexes. In single screens, the price rates varied from Rs. 75 to Rs. 170. The first show started from 7:15 a.m. which will end by 10:00 p.m. So, Mukunda Murari 1st day total box office collection has generated revenue of Rs. 75 lakhs approximately.

Mukunda Murari 2nd Day Collection at Box Office

The 2 hours 16 minutes Kannada language film is a rollercoaster ride of laugh and relief, where an atheist confronts the real meaning of life and how its led. The movie collection for thesecond day is definitely going to rise and shine. Upendra essaying the role of Mukunda is simply outstanding and Sudeep as Murari or Lord Krishna/Vishnu has given a brilliant performance. Rest of the cast is also good with God Men (Leeladhara Swamy) playing Ravi Shankar is hilarious. The film’s black comedy has attracted thousands of viewers which helped in occupying as much as 86% of the total seats in various multiplexes and single screens. Released majorly in Karnataka, Mukunda Murari 2nd day total box office collection has generated revenue of Rs. 1.36 crores.

Mukunda Murari Bouquet Factor or Brickbat Factor

The Kannada language film opened to mix reactions as the trailer received asatisfactory level of appreciation. We can say definitely say it contains both Bouquet as well as Brickbat Factor. The movie is a remake which is obvious that most of the public are well acquainted with the plotline. Also, the Music Score has not levelled up the charts as it mostly does. One of main Bouquet factor is the strong casting. Kichcha is as usual in his best whereas the rest of the crew has done a remarkable job. So, Mukunda Murari can be said a mix of both the factors.

Mukunda Murari Final Verdict

As per the final verdict, Kichcha’s Mukunda Murari is a one time watch which can be enjoyed for 2 hours 15 minutes with a beforehand expectation of a plain light-hearted film with a pinch of humour in intervals. Moreover, a Caution Alert: Don’t watch if you are superstitious, or you can for a warm-hearted entertainment.

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