New Delhi: The Malayalam film industry has witnessed a major surge in its popularity in the post-pandemic era. From action-packed flicks to mystery thrillers to family entertainers, a plethora of recently released exciting Malayali content on cinemas & OTT has generated a huge buzz amongst movie lovers in the country.
With the recent success of numerous Malayali movies, several young & talented Mollywood superstars like Fahad Fasil, Dulquer Salmaan, Mohanlal, and Mammootty have also seen a huge spike in their fan base with people from different corners of the world going gaga over their stardom & exceptional acting on the screens.
With all that being said, here are the top 5 super-entertaining Malayalam flicks that have recently landed on various OTT platforms & are bound to thrill you this weekend.
1. Neru (Disney + Hotstar)
Neru tells the story of a suspended Lawyer Vijaymohan who makes a comeback in his legal career after he is compelled to fight a sexual abuse case of a blind sculptor Sara. How he manages to get her justice forms the crux of the story.
Lead cast: Mohanlal & Siddiqui
2. Philip’s (Manorama Max)
Philip’s circles the life of a widower Philip Abraham (Mukesh) who is suffering from anxiety, overthinking & trust problems. Meanwhile, his rebellious daughter also dislikes his behavior towards her & is tired of the obsolete methods of his typical parenting.
Lead Cast: Mukesh & Noble Babu Thomas
3. Rajni (Amazon Prime Video)
When a guy named Abhijeet is killed mysteriously while heading home with his wife from Chennai and locals start to link the same with a female ghost, His brother in law steps ahead and decides to uncover the hidden truth behind his murder.
Lead Cast: Kalidas Jayaram, Saiju Kurup
4. Mundrothuruth (Manorama Max)
A youthful guy’s peaceful time in his ancestral home gets disturbed when his grandfather tries to bond with him in an oppressive manner that leaves him gasping for freedom.
Lead Cast: Indrans Alencier Ley & Abhija Sivakala
5. Falimy (Disney + Hoststar)
After getting mercilessly insulted and humiliated during his engagement day, Anu, accompanied by his family, sets off on a journey to Varanasi with the dual motive of forgetting his ordeal & fulfilling his grandpa’s dream. However, a chain of unpleasant events unfolds during the trip & puts the family members’ unity and bond under test.
Lead Cast: Basil Joseph, Nithish Sahadev