10 Buoyant Malayalam Movies worth watching.

Malayalam movies have always prioritised content and the story over any other aspect. This is why they have continuously able to create movies that turn out to be cult classics. For all those movie buffs out there, here’s the list of movies you should definitely watch.

Salt n’ pepper

Salt n’ Pepper is a romantic comedy movie directed by Aashiq Abu and produced for Lucsam Creations. The movie has Lal, Asif Ali, Shweta Menon and Mythili in the lead roles while Baburaj and Vijayaraghavan in the supporting roles. The story completely revolves around two foodies and how they finally end up connecting each other through food. There is an interesting twist and turns in the movie and also a bingo for people fond of food.

Ustad Hotel

The film Ustad Hotel is directed by Anwar Rasheed, written by Anjali Menon and produced by Listin Stephen. The movie is featured by Dulquer Salmaan, Thilakan, Siddique, Mamukkoya, and Nithya Menen. The story is all about the lead role Faizi, who is aspiring to become a chef but receives continuous rejections from his dad. The movie has an extraordinary climax, which is actually not happening as expected by the audience. On the whole Ustad Hotel is a must-watch movie, if u haven’t watched it yet.


The ‘1983’ is a sports drama film by fashion photographer Abrid Shine. It is produced by shams films featuring Nivin Pauly as a lead role. The story is about Rameshan, who has failed to pursue his dream as a cricketer but finally gets a chance to prove through his son. His son eventually has a desire for cricket that adds flavors to the movie.


A romantic comedy film by Lijo Jose featuring starring Fahadh Faasil, Indrajith Sukumaran, Natasha Sahgal, Swathi Reddy, Kalabhavan Mani. The story is about the story of people near a nasrani film. The plot is how a saxophonist struggles with the problem he faces when he falls in love with a rich girl. And how he manages the threats and finally marries her. If you really want a good peaceful movement with your family during this quarantine, then do watch Amen.


It’s quite hard to get such good film in days coming, Charlie is an excellent movie conspiring the minds of the youth and the urge to travel. It is directed by Martin Prakkat featuring Dulquer Salman and Parvathi Nair in the lead roles. The story is when a girl runs away from her marriage and how her life travels when she is curious to find the incomplete art left by the occupant, who lived before her. The story has evolved many minds and has engraved the life of a person who is selfless and just loves traveling.

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How old are you

A family drama film directed by Rosshan Andrrews, written by Bobby Sanjay and produced by Listin Stephen. The plot is how a middle-aged working woman strives to change her life. How her life changes when her dream of working in Ireland is completely destroyed as the Irish company turns down her application. The point how her life leads to success and how she designs a way for the underlying diminished future of middle-aged married women.

Bangalore days

I hope you guys are quarantined with cousins and families. Here is a story for you. The story is all about three cousins Divya, Kuttan, and Arjun, they end up relocating to Bangalore for their various reasons but turns out to enjoy their life swinging between struggles and passion. Meantime, the glory of Bangalore is equally portrayed with its flamboyant locations. The story of all the three cousins sums up to give you a flavor Bangalore days Sundae.


Who thought a love story can be portrayed as the aspect as shown in the movie. Well, I remember the movie ran for 100 days in Chennai alone. The sales of red velvet cake shot up as one would have never imagined. The story of 3 friends growing up together from childhood and the incidents from their life is the plot. There is a smooth screenplay and you are definitely in for a laughter riot.


Directed by Ganesh Raj, the film released in 2016. The plot revolves around the journey of seven friends who visit Goa and Hampi during a college trip. It also dives into the experiences they gain in the journey which helps them understand the intricacies of love and friendship. Aanandam was Ganesh Raj’s debut as a director and the movie went on to become a huge box office hit.

Maheshinte Prathikaram.

Winning the national award for the best Malayalam feature film and many other awards are a direct reflection of how good the movie is. Fahad Fasil plays the role of a photographer who wants revenge for the guy who beats him in public. The movie has the right blend of humor, romance, and drama. Produced by Aashiq Abu, the film is a big hit.

Don’t miss out on these films in your quarantine. Check through it and enjoy staying at home.

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