Malayalam industry is no less when it comes to movie making. The direction and cinematography are as good as any other Bollywood movie. There indeed many thriller Malayalam hits. Below mentioned are some of the best Malayalam thriller movies.
This movie was released in the year 1982. It is directed by K. G. George. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 27 minutes. Stars of the film are Bharat Gopy, Jalaja, and Venu Nagavalli. It’s a complete masterpiece. Out of all the movies that were released in the year 1982, Yavanika stood out. It was not only loved by the audiences, but the critics also rated this movie as a brilliant and thought-provoking crime investigation. It is a detective thriller film that explores the backstage drama of an unpopular table player troupe. It is an amazing movie, and a must- must watch.
2. Kariyilakkattu Pole
The movie was released in the year 1986. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 18 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mohanlal, Mammootty, and Rahman This mystery thriller movie is written and directed by Padmarajan. The film is skillfully directed by the director and the performance of the entire cast is just mind-blowing. This movie was highly appreciated and loved by the audiences and critics. This movie is still remembered by many because of the outstanding performances and brilliant story. Watch this masterpiece and enjoy the film.
The movie was released in the year 1989. The director of the movie is K. Madhu. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 14 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mammootty, Mukesh, and Jagathi Sreekumar. This movie is a complete masterpiece. The story revolves around a renowned actress who is murdered mysteriously. The CBI officer, Seetharaman Iyer is appointed to investigate the case and he finds that there is a dark secret behind the death of the famous actress. The narration and the direction of the film are superb. The performances of the entire cast are amazing and outstanding.
4. Palery Maanikyam: Oru Paathira Kolapaathakathinte Kadha
The movie was released in the year 2009. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 35 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mammootty, T. Damodaran, and Sasi Kalinga. The director of the movie is Ranjith. In this story, A private detective investigates a complicated case, which is probably the first registered murder case in Kerala, after 50 years. This movie is one of the best movies that was ever made in the Malayalam industry. the movie is a complete masterpiece. The direction and the narration are superb. even the actors have given their best performances. Dialogues are natural, powerful and really good. it’s a must watch for all the people who wish to this genre movie.
5. Nerariyan CBI
The movie was released in the year 2005. The director of the movie is K. Madhu. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 46 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mammootty, Mukesh, and Jagathi Sreekumar. The suspense in the movie is maintained until the last moment. In the movie, there is a string of mysterious murders that happen in a mansion. The owners of the mansion seek CBI officer Sethurama Iyer’s help to find the person responsible for all the deaths in the house. it’s a great movie but amazing cast and performances. It’s an interesting movie to watch.
6. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
The movie was released in the year 1988. The movie was directed by K. Madhu. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 17 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, and Jagathi Sreekumar. In the movie, an investigator, Prabhakara Varma, is called upon to investigate the death of the daughter-in-law of a local businessman. The story is very interesting and once you start watching it, you will find yourself sitting at the edge of your seat. The direction and narration are also good enough. It is a perfect film to watch if you wish to watch something thriller and mysterious.
7. Sethurama Iyer CBI
The movie was released in the year 2004. The director of the movie is K. Madhu. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 25 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mammootty, Mukesh, and Vineeth Kumar. In this movie, Sethurama Iyer and the other CBI officers re-open an old case upon hearing from a death-row criminal that he didn’t commit one of the seven murders for which he was convicted. Again, this movie is a good, interesting and brilliant movie. The performances and the narration are just superb.
The movie was released in the year 2014. The director of the movie is Venu Isc. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 52 minutes. Stars of the movie are Mammootty, Aparna Gopinath, and Saiju Kurup. This film won many awards including the Filmfare award for the best film. It is one of the finest movies that was ever made in the Malayalam industry. The suspense element in the movie is unpredictable. It’s a terrific movie that you should not miss. You will definitely not regret watching this movie. It’s a profound masterpiece that you must-must watch. It’s a movie that will restore your belief in Indian cinema. Awesome performances, great plot, amazing cinematography, and superb direction. It’s a classic movie that you must not miss.