Malayalam movies are becoming day by day. Some film is also remaking in Hindi, Telugu and other languages. Here in this article, I will provide the list of top 10 must-watch Malayalam movies, which are considered must-watch movie for everyone who likes Malayalam films. Let’s check out the movie list.
Manichitrathazhu is an Indian Malayalam-language psychological thriller film. This movie initially released in 1993. Fazil directed this movie, Madhu Muttam wrote the story of this movie and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. The film dealt with an unusual theme, which was not common in Indian cinema at the time. The film became the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever at the box-office and received widespread critical acclaim
Sandhesam is a black comedy-political satire film in the Malayalam language. The story of this film written by Sreenivasan and directed by Sathyan Anthikkad. The leading characters of this film are Sreenivasan, Jayaram, Thilakan. This film released on 30 October 1991 in India. Commercially it was a successful film. The plot of this film is about satire on contemporary Kerala politics, where brothers turn local leaders of rival parties, leading to distress for their older parents. This film achieves a 9.0 IMDb rating by 2,912 voters. The film included in IBN Live’s list of 100 Greatest Indian Films of All Time.
3. In Harihar Nagar
In Harihar Nagar is a Malayalam language comedy thriller film. This film was written and directed by Siddique-Lal. This movie initially released was 1990 in India. The main characters of this film are Mukesh, Siddique, Jagadish. The story of this film revolves around four unemployed men. They are trying to impress a new neighbor. Hilarity ensues until the antagonist puts in an appearance. This film referred to as part of the golden age of Malayalam comedy and among the hilarious movies in Indian cinema. This movie has got an 8.6 IMDb rating by the 2,671 number of voters.
This film initially released on 19 December 2013 in Kerela, India. It is an Indian Malayalam-language drama-thriller film written and directed by Jeethu Joseph. The original characters of this film are Mohanlal, Meena, Ansiba Hassan, Esther Anil, Asha Sarath, Siddique, Kalabhavan Shajon. This film portrays the struggle scenery of a family. It is another commercially successful film in Tamil literature. The movie budget was only ₹35-50 million, but the film grossed over ₹750 million worldwide.
5. Bangalore Days
Bangalore Days is a Malayalam-language romantic comedy-drama film. This film written and directed by Anjali Menon and co-produced by Anwar Rasheed and Sophia. This film released on 30 May 2014. The leading characters of this film are Anjali Menon Nazriya Nazim, Nivin Pauly, Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, and also Many others who have also acted in this film. The plot of this film revolves around three cousins from Kerala who move to Bangalore, continuing Menon’s trend of films about family relationships. This film has got many awards; these are 2014 Kerala State Film Awards, 62nd Filmfare Awards South, Asianet Film Awards, and Asiavision Awards. The IMDb rating of this film is 8.3 by the 13,585 voters.
6. Ramji Rao Speaking
Ramji Rao Speaking is a comedy film in Malayam language. The initially released date of this fil is 1989. This film was telling the story of three unemployed men who are struggling to earn a living. And finally, they decide to get involved in a kidnapping scheme to make quick money. The film was written and directed by the Siddique-Lal. Saikumar, Mukesh, Innocent are the leading characters in this movie. The movie is a confirmation of the 1971 TV movie See The Man Run. This film has got an 8.5 IMDb rating by the 2381 voters.
Premam is an Indian Malayalam-language romantic drama film. It’s written and directed by Alphonse Puthren and Produced by Anwar Rasheed. This film initially released on 12 June 2015 in India. The film stars Nivin Pauly, Sai Pallavi, Madonna Sebastian, and Anupama Parameswaran in the lead roles. It cost $4 million to make the movie, and the worldwide income is $60 million. It became the first Malayalam film to run for over 200 days in Tamil Nadu. This film has got an 8.3 IMDb rating by the number of 14,372 voters.
Thoovanathumbikal is a romantic drama film in the Malayalam language. The central characters of this movie are Mohanlal, Sumalatha, Parvathi. It was a Commercially successful movie, written and directed by P. Padmarajan, based partly on his novel Udakappola. The plot of this film revolves around Jayakrishnan, who falls in love with two women; Radha, a distant relative of his, and Clara, an escort in town. This film was published on 31 July 1987. It was a super hit film at the box office. This film has got an 8.6 IMDb rating.
9. Mumbai Police
Mumbai Police is a psychological crime thriller film in the Malayalam language. Bobby–Sanjay wrote this film and directed by Rosshan Andrrews. It stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya, and Rahman in the lead roles. This film initially released on 3 May 2013. The total budget for this film was ₹5.75. The Mumbai Police identify as one of the remarkable box-office success of 2013. The IMDb rating of this film is 8.0.
10. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha is a popular Malayalam movie. This movie initially released in 1989. This film is an Indian Malayalam-language epic historical period drama film. Hariharan directed this film, and M. T. Vasudevan Nair wrote the story of this film. Mammootty, Balan K. Nair, Suresh Gopi, Madhavi, Geetha, and Captain Raju are the leading character of this film.
I hardly suggest these movies. If you missed these movies, you could collect and watch. All these movies are top-rated in IMDB.