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10 Best Malayalam Movies You Should Definitely Watch

Malayalam industry is no less when it comes to movie making. The direction and cinematography are as good as any other Bollywood movie. There are indeed many Malayalam hits. Below mentioned are some of the best Malayalam movies.

Thoovanathumbikal

This movie was released in the year 1987. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 31 minutes. It is written and directed by P. Padmarajan. Stars of the movie were Mohanlal, Sumalatha, and Parvathy. It’s a story about a character named Jaykrishanan. He falls in love with two girls and now he fights his confusion about with whom he should his life.  It’s a musical drama which is very gripping. This movie is pure magic. It’s perfect and brilliantly directed. All the characters are beautifully written. All of them have something special about them. It’s a very profound film. Each and every scene is beautifully and brilliantly written. Trust me, and do yourself a favor, if you haven’t already watched this gem of a movie, then do watch it as early as possible.

Perumthachan

This movie was released in the year 1990. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 20 minutes. it is directed by Ajayan. Stars of the movie are Manoj K. Jayan, Monisha, and Prashanth. This movie is about a rebellious son of a carpenter who refuses to accept the religious belief of his father and questions him regarding the same. It’s a wonderful movie who talks about the issues and topics that actually are discussed in society. The screenplay of this movie is very beautiful. It’s a classic movie with amazing characters. It’s a well-directed and a well-performed movie.

Thaniyavartanam

This movie was released in the year 1987. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 59 minutes. it is directed by Sibi Malayil. Stars of the movie are Thilakan, Mukesh, and Kaviyoor Ponnamma. This story is about a character named Balan. It is believed that his family is cursed to have a lunatic at all times. This movie is a truly classic movie. All the characters in this movie are amazing. It’s a complete masterpiece. This movie is brilliantly directed and executed. Something which stands out is its narration. The director gives the freedom to its audiences to enjoy the experimental narrative.

Manichitrathazhu

This movie was released in the year 1993. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 43 minutes. It is directed by Fazil. Stars of the movie are Mohanlal, Shobana, and Suresh Gopi. When a forbidden room of an abandoned house is unlocked, a spirt a beautiful dancer is unleashed. It’s a beautifully directed movie. Very gripping and very interesting. All the characters are wonderfully written. This movie will surely make you fall in love with Malayalam films. It has an amazing storyline and fascinating characters. It’s a very meaningful and realistic story that will surely entertain you.

Peruvazhiyampalam

This movie was released in the year 1979. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 18 minutes. It is written and directed by P. Padmarajan. Stars of the movie are Asokan, Azeez, and Adoor Bhawani. This 1979 Malayalam film which is directed by P. Padmarajan is based on his novel of the same name. Not only this, this movie has been marked Padmarajan’s directorial debut and the acting debut for Ashokan who plays the central character of Raman in the film. It’s a wonderful film. It’s a well-directed, well scripted, well performed and well-executed film. It’s impossible to not to love this movie. It has a mixture of various different elements.

Nirmalyam

This movie was released in the year 1973. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 14 minutes. It is written and directed by Eṃ. Ti Vāsudēvan Nāyar. Stars of the movie are P.J. Anthony, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, and Kottarakkara Sridharan Nair. This movie is among one of the best movies of the Nation. It’s a very gripping movie mainly because of the script and the talented performances of the actors. This film has an equally remarkable screenplay. This movie when it was released was very modern. Even now if you watch this movie, you will feel that this movie belonged to this era. Overall, it’s a very important and beautiful movie.

Odayil Ninnu

This movie was released in the year 1965. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 55 minutes. It is directed by K.S. Sethumadhavan. Stars of the movie are Sathyan, Adoor Bhasi, and Prem Nazir. The movie is about a character named Pappu. He follows his heart and adopts a child he once saw in a gutter. He helps him with studies and everything only to find out that she has become arrogant and spoilt.  It’s a classic Malayalam movie which is very beautiful and lovely. There are some scenes in this movie which will make you emotional.  This movie is about unconditional love and acceptance. Acting in this movie is a 10 on 10. Even the direction is superb.

Piravi

Best Malayalam Movies

This movie was released in the year 1989. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 50 minutes. It is directed by Shaji N. Karun. Stars of the movie are Premji, Archana, and Lakshmi Krishnamurthy. This movie is about a character named Raghava Chakyar. The movie is about him and his son.  It shows how much he loves his son despite all the flaws and negativity. It’s a wonderful film. The script of this movie is very strong and powerful. It will make you emotional. It’s a very gripping movie. Overall, it’s a movie that you must watch.

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