Released on August 25, ‘RDX’ has set a new standard for action-packed thrillers in Malayalam cinema. The film boasts a star-studded cast featuring Shane Nigam, Anthony Varghese (Pepe), and Neeraj Madhav. Directed by Nahas Hidayath and backed by the eminent production house Weekend Blockbusters, ‘RDX’ has managed to grip audiences with its high-voltage sequences and intricate plot. It comes as no surprise that this film is still drawing crowds, making it a tough contender to beat among other Onam releases.
Phenomenal Box Office Performance
In the short span of four weeks, ‘RDX’ has taken the box office by storm, amassing a staggering ₹83 crore and showing no signs of slowing down. The movie’s compelling narrative and powerful performances have turned it into a blockbuster, surpassing competing releases such as ‘King of Kotha’ starring Dulquer Salmaan and ‘Ramachandra Boss & Co.’ featuring Nivin Pauly.
Awaiting the OTT Release
The film’s resounding success has set the stage for its OTT debut. Netflix has reportedly secured the streaming rights for ‘RDX,’ igniting a flurry of anticipation. Though a release date on Netflix has yet to be officially confirmed, speculation suggests that it may premiere on September 22, giving a broader audience the chance to experience the film’s breathtaking thrill.
Crafting the Story: The Creative Minds Behind ‘RDX’
Weekend Blockbusters, led by Sophia Paul, already has an impressive portfolio of Malayalam hits, including ‘Bangalore Days’ and ‘Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol.’ Their latest venture, ‘RDX,’ showcases an engaging screenplay by Adarsh Sukumaran and Shabazz Rasheed. Renowned action choreographer Anbariv, who has previously lent his skills to films like ‘KGF,’ has crafted the movie’s high-octane sequences, making ‘RDX’ a visceral cinematic experience.
Star-Studded Cast Elevates the Narrative
The ensemble cast not only comprises the talented trio of Shane Nigam, Neeraj Madhav, and Anthony Varghese but also features other esteemed actors. The inclusion of Babu Antony, Lal, Aima Rosmy Sebastian, Mahima Nambiar, Mala Parvathy, and Baiju adds another layer of richness, allowing the film to delve deeper into its multi-dimensional characters.
Stellar Technical Team: The Unsung Heroes
What also sets ‘RDX’ apart is its top-notch technical team. Editor Chaman Chacko and cinematographer Alex J. Pulikal have seamlessly put together the film’s intricate visuals. With music by composer Sam CS and lyrics by Manu Manjith, the film boasts an audio-visual narrative that keeps the audience riveted. Additional crew members, including costume designer Dhanya Balakrishnan and art director Joseph Nellikal, have contributed their expertise to round out the film’s professional production.
The Anticipation Builds: What to Expect from the OTT Release
Given the movie’s impressive run in theatres, the upcoming OTT release on Netflix is keenly awaited. It’s speculated that this streaming premiere could bolster the film’s already outstanding reception, reaching audiences that haven’t had the chance to catch it in theaters. While the official date is yet to be announced, the buzz ensures that ‘RDX’ will continue to be a topic of discussion for some time.
A Thriller Worth the Hype
The movie ‘RDX’ has not only demonstrated the potential for high-budget thrillers in the Malayalam film industry but has also proved that compelling storytelling coupled with exceptional performances can create box office magic. As audiences wait with bated breath for the film’s OTT release, it’s clear that ‘RDX’ has etched its name in the annals of Malayalam cinema as a thriller that truly packs a punch.