Ozhivu Divasathe Kali might be the first parallel movie that has got wide acceptance from people around Kerala. Seeing the potential of the movie Aashiq Abu bought the movie for distribution and has managed well in promoting the movie before and after the release. However Indu Menon litterateur, novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and sociologist had another point of view about the movie. She in her Facebook page wrote that Ozhivu Divasathe Kali is a substandard, inferior pretentious art and the reason why celebs are taking it on their shoulder is because it is an experimental movie.
Here is what Indu Menon wrote on her Facebook page,
A leading media website has reported Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's reply to Indu Menon. Sanal said that Indu Menon does not deserve a reply and as far as he is concerned the movie got wide acceptence from people all over Kerala and he is quite satisfied with it.