Manjummel Boys: OTT Release date, Reviews, Cast, Budget & Real Story Revealed!

Dive deep into the Malayalam survival thriller Manjummel Boys! Know its OTT release date, reviews, cast, budget details and the truth behind the real story.

Manjummel Boys: OTT Release date, Reviews, Cast, Budget & Real Story Revealed! ( image credit: Google/IMDb)

“Manjummel Boys,” a gripping survival thriller, is all set to make its digital debut on Disney Plus Hotstar. Directed by Chidambaram and based on a real-life incident, the film has garnered immense attention since its theatrical release. Let’s dive into the details!

  • The Real-Life Incident:

In 2006, near the infamous Guna Caves in Kodaikanal, a group of nine friends from the Manjummel area of Kochi embarked on a holiday trip. Their adventure took a dark turn when one of their friends slipped into a cave opening that was almost 900 feet deep. Determined not to leave their friend behind, the boys faced discouraging situations but persisted in their rescue efforts.

  • Box Office Success:

“Manjummel Boys” hit the Malayalam box office worldwide on February 22. Despite being made on a decent budget and without any superstars, the film achieved unprecedented success. It emerged as the highest-grossing Malayalam film to date. The Telugu version, released by Mythri Movie Makers, also earned over Rs 10 Crore after its April 6 release.

  • OTT Release Date:

After a delay, the movie is finally ready for its OTT premiere. Disney Plus Hotstar has acquired the digital streaming rights, and “Manjummel Boys” will be available on the platform starting May 5. Audiences can watch it in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada.

  • Cast and Crew:

Soubin Shahir as Kuttan

Sreenath Bhasi as Subhash

Balu Varghese as Sixen

Ganapathi S. Poduval as Krishnakumar

Lal Jr. as Sibu

Deepak Parambol as Sudhi

Abhiram Radhakrishnan as Anil

Arun Kurian as Sujith

Khalid Rahman as Prasad

Chandu Salimkumar as Abhilash

Vishnu Reghu as Shebin

Kathiresan as a cop

The film’s cinematography is by Shyju Khalid, editing by Vivek Harshan, and music by Sushin Shyam.

  • Conclusion:

“Manjummel Boys” combines thick friendships, survival, and an intriguing backdrop. As it arrives on Disney Plus Hotstar, viewers can expect a thrilling experience that pays homage to the courage and determination of those real-life friends who faced adversity in the Guna Caves.

Stay tuned for the digital premiere on May 5, and witness the gripping tale of the “Manjummel Boys

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