StorylineNarasimham (Malayalam: നരസിംഹം, English: The Lion Man) is a 2000 Malayalam action masala film written by Ranjith and directed by Shaji Kailas. It stars Mohanlal in the title role along with Thilakan, N. F. Varghese, Aishwarya, Kanaka, Jagathi Sreekumar. This was the first movie from Aashirvad Cinemas owned by Antony Perumbavoor.Upon release the film broke almost all the box office records becoming a record breaking grosser and the all-time biggest blockbuster in Malayalam cinema at that time. The film completed 200 days in one theatre and 175 days in three theatres and grossed around ₹22 crore (US$3.3 million) in total making a ₹10 crore (US$1.5 million) profit to the producer. Narasimham grossed around ₹7 crore (US$1.1 million) as distributor's share. The film is an all-time highest grossing movie in Malayalam Cinema when adjusted to inflation, considering the high increase in number of releasing theatres, ticket rates and money value. It was remade in Telugu as Adhipathi with Mohan Babu and Nagarjuna appeared in a guest role.