Some of the most underrated Movies in Malayalam

Here Iam listing out some of the underrated/unappreciated movies in malayalam cinema.There are many good malayalam films which didn't got much recognition which they deserved.
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1.
The Truth (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The film begins with some insight into a Brahmin family, with Patteri Thilakan as the patriarch, who...
Director: Shaji Kailas
“ This movie is directed by Shaji kailas and Scripted by S.N.Swami with Mammotty as hero.It is was an investigative thriller with lot of intresting twist and turns and an excellent climax with good suspense.However this movie was just an average success compared to other shaji kailas movies released during that time.Also this movie was not that appreciated like other movies in the same genre like CBI series,Yavanika etc.Anyways this is one of my favourite movie. ” - akshayjs30
 
2.
Bodyguard (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Ammu,the daughter of a wealthy man fall in love with her bodyguard anonymously. (152 mins.)
Director: Siddique
“ Bodyguard was directed by Siddique with Dileep,Nayanthara,Thyagarajan,Harisree Ashokan in lead roles.This movie was expected to be a big hit due to the pre-release hype but it opened to mixed reviews and average commercial success.Bodyguard was really a heart touching movie with impressive perfomance from Dileep and Nayanthara.It also had good storyline and an unexpected climax.But the movie was not well recieved by kerala audience.But its respective remakes became high commercial successes. ” - akshayjs30
 
3.
Varavelpu (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man tries to do good for the community but is thwarted by the corruption of the local government. (144 mins.)
“ One of the best movie of Sathyan Anthikkad Lal Sreenivasan team.But this movie didnt run like other Sathyan Anthikad Lal Sreeni movies like Nadodikkattu,Gandhi Nagar 2nd Street etc. ” - akshayjs30
 
4.
Midhunam (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Will Sethumadhavan be able to start his Dakshayani Biscuit factory.
Director: Priyadarshan
“ This movie directed by Priyadarshan is among the rarest movies which he did not copy from hollywood films! This was a good movie but failed at the boxoffice ” - akshayjs30
 
5.
Mailpeelikkavu (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Manu realizes that he is the re-incarnation of Krishnanunni, who was framed and executed for the murder of his lover Kuttimani sixty years ago...
Director: Anil Babu, Anil Babu
“ This movie was directed by the duo Anil Babu.One of the best horror thrillers in malayalam.Variety subject,good perfomance didnt saved the movie and I will rate this among THE MOST UNDER RATED MOVIE EVER IN MALAYALAM!!! ” - akshayjs30
 
6.
Devadoothan (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Mohanlal plays a famous music singer/composer who reminisces about an unknown energy/ spirit that led him to compose songs.
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ A real good movie from Siby Malayil Mohanlal team with a different subject and treatment.Also it had excellened music scored by Vidya Sagar.Wonder why it didnt perfomed well at the boxoffice. ” - akshayjs30
 
7.
Arjunan Saakshi (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Roy Mathew is mistaken to be Arjunan, the only witness of the scandalous murder of Firoz Mooppan. With people out to kill him, Roy takes the identity of Arjunan in hopes of bringing Firoz to justice.
Director: Ranjith Sankar
“ Its not that great movie but really deserved a better boxoffice perfomance. ” - akshayjs30
 
8.
Dhrona 2010 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A Haunted mansion.. The dark secrets.. Mystery reveals. (150 mins.)
Director: Shaji Kailas
“ You may wonder that why I included this movie to the list.I think that this movie was not that bad.... ” - akshayjs30
 
9.
Chenkol (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The sequel to Kireedam (1989), Chenkol continues the story of Sethumadavan who hopes to regain his lost life after 8 years in prison. (163 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ This movie was not that great compared to its prequel,The all time classic Kireedom but it was a good movie with an excellent perfomance by Mohanlal.Some felt that his acting reaches a peak in Chenkol than Kireedom. ” - akshayjs30
 
10.
Aagathan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An adorable stranger(Dilip) enters the life of a retired General (Satyaraj) and his family through his daughter. Soon a cat and mouse game begins. (120 mins.)
Director: Kamal
“ Aagathan was a complete different movie from Dileep-Kamal team.Though it has many negatives like climax,predictable story etc,it was not a bad movie. ” - akshayjs30
 
11.
Nayakan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A docile Kathak artist loses his father and sister and sets out to seek revenge on the criminal responsible for their deaths.
“ One of the best attempts in recent times.Nayankan,though like an art movie at times,is technically brilliant with good perfomance from the actors especially Indrajith.People are appreciating his brother who is less talented than him... ” - akshayjs30
 
12.
Apoorvaragam (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Apoorvaragam is the story of three youngsters Roopesh (Nishan), Nancy (Nithya) and Tommy (Asif Ali)...
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ This is a thriller movie with lot suspense twist turns etc.This is a type of movie which is usually seen tamil language.Sad to say that many people tried dowride this movie. ” - akshayjs30