Must watch Malayalam Moviesby surajsnair162 | created - 25 Oct 2012 | updated - 23 Nov 2013 | Public
A list of must see Malyalam language films.
7. Naran (2005)
150 min | Action, Thriller
Velayudhan is a good hearted drunkard local rowdy that lives in Mullankoli village. Gopinathan tries to ruin his life and does evil things to the village. Velayudhan has to get rid of him.
13. Kanmadam (1998)
162 min | Drama
Responsible for the accidental death of a man he met on the streets of Mumbai, Vishwam returns to Kerala to give the news to the latter's debt- ridden family, but instead falls in love with his sister.
16. Kala Pani (1996)
178 min | Action, Drama
Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses the sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.
17. Spadikam (1995)
150 min | Action, Drama
Chacko Master(Thilakan) is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not go easy with his own son Thomas (Mohanlal). Frustrated with his father's ... See full summary »
25. Vietnam Colony (1992)
154 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Two men tries to persuade a bunch of colony residents to relocate to another location for the sake of a corporate project, while the residents including a number of goons, comes in their way.
31. Lal Salam (1990)
Lal Salam is a 1990 Malayalam political film directed by Venu Nagavalli starring Mohanlal, Murali, Geetha and Urvashi in the lead roles. The story revolves around two phases of the lives of... See full summary »
33. Aye Auto (1990)
137 min | Comedy
The love affair between an orphan and an auto-rickshaw driver is opposed by the girl's grandmother but supported by her grandfather. A romantic comedy played against a back-drop depicting the daily grind of life as a cabbie.
34. No: 20 Madras Mail (1990)
177 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Enroute Madras via train, when three friends get falsely accused of a mysterious homicide, they escape and desperately search for the real killer.
35. Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990)
156 min | Comedy
Ramdas and Vijayan sent on a mission to the US to retrieve a priceless gold crown stolen from India. With pseudonym and a piece of torn shirt as clues, the comic duo end up with success.
36. Dasharatham (1989)
154 min | Comedy, Drama
Rajeev, an orphan eccentric millionaire, has his own strange taste towards everything. With less knowledge about family relationships, he struggles hard to achieve his aim to become a father without marrying.
38. Vandanam (1989)
Not Rated | 168 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Two cops tries to capture a jail-broken felon, a psychopath who seeks revenge on his adversaries, while one of the cops falls for the felon's daughter.
39. Naaduvazhikal (1989)
Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Watch the full movie, Naduvaazhikal, only on Eros Now. Arjun is forced to take over his family's business empire, after business rivals and enemies falsely implicate and imprison his father... See full summary »
44. Pattanapravesam (1988)
158 min | Comedy, Thriller
Six months after the events of the prequel (Nadodikattu), C.I.D. officers Ramdas (Mohanlal) and Vijayan (Srinivasan) are called to Kerala to find the murderer of a police officer. The two ... See full summary »
45. Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu (1988)
Not Rated | 149 min | Comedy
Mukundan (Mohanlal) got permanent status at his job, and things are starting to look good. But then his old college classmate Viswanath (Srinivasan) comes into his life, after many years and things start going straight downhill.
46. Nadodikkattu (1987)
158 min | Comedy
After losing their jobs, Dasen and Vijayan don't see any chances to get work in Kerala. So they try to escape to the Middle East, but they end up in Tamil Nadu and where mistaken as 2 CIDs by a group of smuglers
51. Thalavattam (1986)
Not Rated | 147 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Vinod/Vinu (played by Mohanlal) is mentally ill and is hospitalized in the institution run by Dr. Ravindran ( M G Soman). Story progresses as Vinod recovers with the help of Dr. Savithri, ... See full summary »
55. T.P. Balagopalan M.A. (1986)
The story revolves around a good,down-to-earth T.P Balagopalan(Mohanlal) who has a part time with small salary.The story starts when he falls in love with Anitha(Shobhana) who is in need of... See full summary »
56. Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986)
133 min | Comedy, Drama
The only way Gopalakrishnan can escape from certain bankruptcy is to sell the property he owns in the city and use the proceeds to settle his debts. To do that, he has to evict his tenants ... See full summary »
58. Boeing Boeing (1985)
110 min | Comedy
Mohanlal tries dating more than one air hostesses with the help of his friend MUkesh. Works like a charm in the start but things start to crumble which leads to a series of funny events.
59. Pranchiyettan and the Saint (2010)
140 min | Comedy, Drama
Pranchiyettan is a successful businessman who often has talks with an imaginary St. Francis of Assisi. The story deals with how he goes about changing his embarrassing image to making a name for himself using wealth and contacts.
61. Kerala Cafe (2009)
140 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Ten stories meet at Kerala Cafe.
Directors: Uday Ananthan, Lal Jose, Shaji Kailas, Anjali Menon, M. Padmakumar, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Anwar Rasheed, Revathy, Shyamaprasad, B. Unnikrishnan | Stars: Sathyan Anthikad, Augustine, M.A. Baby, Nandan Chalissery
62. Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (2009)
195 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is a 2009 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of Pazhassi Raja, a Hindu king who fought against the British in the 18th century.
69. Kaazhcha (2004)
137 min | Drama
Pavan is a boy who reached Kerala after he lost everything in the Gujarat earthquake on Republic Day. Operator Madhavan happens to meet the boy among the beggars. Initially he dislikes the ... See full summary »
72. The Truth (1998)
The film begins with some insight into a Brahmin family, with Patteri Thilakan as the patriarch, who is a great astrologer and helps a policeman (Janardhanan) crack a robbery case. The ... See full summary »
78. Sukrutham (1994)
148 min | Drama
Mammootty plays journalist Ravishankar who is a victim of blood cancer. The knowledge of his disease and the death on its way hugely disappoints him and he loses all his hope in life. He ... See full summary »
79. Vatsalyam (1993)
Not Rated | 156 min | Drama
Raghavan, a farmer, devotes his life to ensure that his brother Vijayakumaran gets educated. But with time and under the influence of his rich wife, Vijayakumaran ends up destroying all relationships.
80. Ponthan Mada (1994)
119 min | Drama
Set in 1940s, the film is about the irrational bonding of the low-caste Ponthan Mada with his colonial landlord Sheema Thampuran, who was expelled to British India from England during his youth for supporting the Irish Republican Army. Crossing the class boundaries, the two communicate through Thampuran's window, with Mada hanging from a palm tree.
81. Vidheyan (1994)
112 min | Drama
Thommy is a loyal and obedient slave of his aggressive and tyrannical master Bhaskara. He serves his master so faithfully that he goes to the extent of killing Bhaskara's wife on his orders.
82. Dhruvam (1993)
Action, Drama, Thriller
Narasimha Mannadiar is a village lord famous for his thirst for justice and fearlessness. Hyder Marakkar, a notorious criminal awaiting capital punishment has means to prevent it. Mannadiar must battle to ensure that justice is prevailed.
86. Inspector Balram (1991)
88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Kannur-based Circle Inspector Balram is married to Seetha, and has a daughter, Amrtha. He faces a lot of hostility, was suspended from work, and even imprisoned, due to his honesty. While ... See full summary »
90. Iyer the Great (1990)
Not Rated | 123 min | Thriller
Vaikundam Soorya Narayana Iyer (Mammootty ), a normal business executive leads a normal family life along with his wife and his mother . One day, up on climbing a tall tree in order to ... See full summary »
91. Kalikkalam (1990)
Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Kalikkalam unveils the of a burglar who is known by different names in different places.He is a kind person and uses the money burgled to help poor and orphans. During one of his burglaries... See full summary »
93. Mathilukal (1990)
Confined to the narrow space of a prison cell, Bashir falls in love with a woman in the neighbouring prison compound. They are separated by a high wall so that they never see each other and... See full summary »
95. Mrigaya (1989)
142 min | Drama
Plot is of a village in Kerala away from facilities .There has been atttack by a leopard every year .To get an end to this the villager calls for a hunter , Cheeru (mammoty) the son of a ... See full summary »
96. Nair Saab (1989)
A new batch of trainees arrives at the army training center (SAT) situated near border in Kashmir. Their trainer is Major Nair Saab (Mammootty) who is a man known for his hard-and-fast training strategies.