King Liar

King Liar

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Lal
Produced by Ousepachan Valakuzhy
Written by Bipin Chandran (Dialogues)
Screenplay by Siddique-Lal
Story by Siddique
Music by
Cinematography Alby
Edited by Ratheesh Raj
Ousepachan Movie House
Distributed by Graand Production
Release dates
  • 2 April 2016 (2016-04-02)
Running time
157 minutes[1]
Country India
Language Malayalam
Box office 23.72 crore (US$3.5 million) [2]

King Liar is a 2016 Indian Malayalam-language comedy film written by Siddique-Lal and directed by the latter. It stars Dileep and Madonna Sebastian in the lead roles. Produced by Ousepachan Valakuzhy under his production Ousepachan Movie House. The soundtrack and score are composed by Alex Paul and Deepak Dev. The dialogues were written by Bipin Chandran. The film released on 2 April 2016.[3]


Sathyanarayan is a compulsive liar, he lies to his love interest Anjali that he is the managing director of a big firm, while instead he makes duplicate certificates with his roommate and friend Antappan. Into their lives comes Anand Varma, a Dubai-based rich fashion tycoon, who is on the verge of divorce with his wife Devika Varma. Meanwhile, Sathyanarayan realizes that Anjali is his childhood friend. Anand does not want to lose Devika, so he hires Sathyanarayan to persuade Devika to step back from the divorce. Sathyan and Antappan flies to Dubai to join the company which is now owned by Devika. The first time, Devika kicks Sathyan out of the company, but later had to let him join the company. Amazed by Sathyan's business tricks, Devika later promotes him as the Assistant Manager. As Devika was planning to appoint someone representing Devika in the Asian Beauty Contest, Sathyan persuades Anand to pick Anjali as his model. Devika finally finds Natasha as her representative, but Sathyan persuades Natasha to reunite Anand and Devika. In the end, Anjali wins the competition after explaining the consequences of being divorced in the Intellingence round, and Anand and Devika reunite. Anjali, after the competition, visits Sathyan who he said his name was Naran to Anjali. Sathyan confesses that Anjali is his childhood friend, and they both reunite.



Principal photography commenced at Kochi on 21 October 2015.[5] The film was shot in Kuttanad and Dubai.[6]


King Liar released on 2 April 2016 in 127 screens in Kerala.[7]

Box office

The film collected 1.52 crore (US$230,000) in the opening day and 5.32 crore within the first 4 days at the Kerala box office.[8] Making a share of 2.35 crore in 4 days.[9] It collected 96 lakh in the fifth day, making it 6.28 crore and 8.56 crore gross collection in 8 days, thus making a share amount of 4.05 crore.[8] The film grossed 12.73 crore after 15 days and continued in 80 screens in its third week.[10] The film collected 15 crore (US$2.2 million) in a month from the Kerala box office.[11] The film collected 18.72 crore (US$2.8 million) within 41 days from the Kerala box office alone.[2] The film collected 20.18 crore (US$3.0 million) from Kerala box office in 58 days.[12][13]


  1. "KING LIAR (12A)". British Board of Film Classification. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  2. 1 2 Anu James (17 May 2016). "Top 5 summer releases at Kerala box office: Nivin Pauly's 'Jacobinte Swargarajyam' becomes highest grosser of 2016". International Business Times.
  3. "Kali & King Liar: Release Dates Are Out". 14 March 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  4. "Beauty queen Natasha Suri to feature in a Malayalam film - Beauty Pageants - Indiatimes". Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  5. "Dileep-Madonna starrer 'King Liar' starts rolling". Manorama Online. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  6. "King Liar to start filming in Kuttanad". Times of India. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  7. Anu James (2 April 2016). "'King Liar' movie review by audience: Live updates of the Dileep-Madonna Sebastian starrer". International Business Times. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  8. 1 2 Akhila Menon (12 April 2016). "King Liar 8 Days Kerala Box Office Collections". Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  9. Anu James (6 April 2016). "Kerala box office: Here is the collection report of 'King Liar,' 'Kali,' 'Vettah,' 'Paavada,' 'Puthiya Niyamam'". International Business Times. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  10. Anu James (20 April 2016). "Kerala box office: Here's Dileep's 'King Liar' 15-day collection report". International Business Times. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  11. Akhila Menon (25 April 2016). "BOX OFFICE 2016: Blockbusters & Super Hits of Malayalam Cinema So Far". Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  12. "#KingLiar 58 Days Kerala Gross apprx 20.18Cr ! Net 16.27Cr ! 2nd 20cr Grosser in Kerala this year ! #Superhit". KeralaBoxoffice@KeralaBO1. 30 May 2016.
  13. "This is how Oru Murai Vanthu Paarthaya, Yodhavu, and Kammatipaadam fared at Kerala Box Office". catchnews. 1 June 2016.

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