Mammootty plays the main character in the Malayalam crime thriller CBI 5, which also features Soubin Shahir, Dileesh Pothan, Asha Sharath, and other performers. CBI 5 is the fifth installment in the CBI series, directed by K. Madhu and written by S.N. Swamy. According to the official release date, the film will be released in theatres on EID 2022.
Mammootty, Renji Panicker, Anoop Menon, Dileesh Pothen, Soubin Shahir, and Mukesh all play important roles in CBI 5 The Brain. They’d all played pivotal roles in the prior movie. The film is directed by K. Madhu and stars K. Madhu. It was written by S. N. Swam. On May 1, 2022, the film will be released in its entirety in Malayalam with English subtitles.
According to industry sources, Netflix paid a record-breaking fee for the film’s digital rights, making it one of the most costly OTT transactions in Malayalam movie history. On June 3, 2022, the film will be available on Netflix in its original Malayalam audio and subtitles.
In addition, Suriya TV has bought the film’s television rights, which will be broadcast in July 2022. (the official release date has not yet been confirmed). We anticipate that this film will receive critical praise in the same way as the criminal thriller genre has.
CBI 5 Box Office collection:
The Brain premiered in theatres all around the world on May 1, and despite mixed reviews from critics, the investigative thriller got off to a solid start.
Despite being a high-budget production, the film managed to generate close to Rs 5 crore on Day 1 thanks to robust bookings. Over the course of 34 years, five films in the CBI Sethurama Iyer series have been released.
On April 29, Sathyan Anthikad’s Makal was released, and Prithviraj Sukumaran’s Jana Gana Mana was released on April 28. Analysts projected that both films would perform well on their first day of release.
The Cast Of CBI 5:
Mammootty as Sethurama Iyer, S.P., C.B.I.
Mukesh as Chacko, Inspector of Police, C.B.I.
Jagathy Sreekumar as Vikram, Dy.S.P. (Retd.), C.B.I.
Saikumar as D.Y.S.P. Sathyadas
Renji Panicker as Balagopal, Inspector, C.B.I.
Anoop Menon as I.G. Unnithan IPS
Dileesh Pothan as Chief Minister
Krishna as Doctor
Asha Sharath as Adv. Prathibha Sathyadas
Kaniha as Susan George / Ambika Unnithan
Malavika Menon as Aparna, an I.P.S. Trainee
Malavika Nair as Anuja
Swastika as Sam’s Wife
Rajkumar Achari as Vikram’s Son
G. Suresh Kumar as Abdul Sama
The Plot Of CBI 5:
CBI 5, on the other hand, had no substantial release outside of Kerala in the country, while other important releases in other languages were planned in various areas. The film was not shown in Bengaluru or Mumbai, both of which are key revenue centers for Malayalam films. Nonetheless, Truth Global Films’ release of the Mammootty-starring film got a lot of attention in the Middle East.
In terms of first-day profits, the film is still the second highest-grossing Malayalam film of the year, trailing only Mammootty’s Bheeshma Parva. After the Kerala government decided to allow 100% theatre occupancy, both films were released in theatres.
The narrative of CBI 5 revolves around a series of murders known as basket killings, which prompts the agency to investigate. It proves to be a difficult case to solve even for the excellent investigator.
OTT Platform CBI 5:
It’s a film that’s equal parts action and drama. Following the release of the Selfie trailer, a major OTT platform stated that it had purchased the film’s rights and that it would be shown in theatres first, followed by an OTT release. Check out the OTT Release Date for CBI 5 as well as other OTT news and updates.
The majority of films are now released exclusively online rather than in theatres. It’s because of the Corona outbreak, which put the producers in a lot of financial trouble. However, due to the box office success of new Telugu films in 2021, big motion pictures will continue to target theatre audiences. Film enthusiasts, on the other hand, will be able to find new releases on OTT platforms within one month of their theatrical release.