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1744 White Alto, Padma to Wonder Women, Kumari: Here’s all you need to know about this week's Malayalam releases

From Padma and Adrishyam to Kumari and 1744 White Alto, there are close to seven major Malayalam release on OTTs and theatres this week

1744 White Alto, Padma to Wonder Women, Kumari: Here’s all you need to know about this week's Malayalam releases
Posters of Adrishyam, 1744 White Alto and Kumari
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Last Updated: 06.43 PM, Nov 17, 2022

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Another November weekend promises to be a treat for the Malayalam audience with as much as seven major releases dropping on streaming platforms and theatres. While Senna Hegde’s 1744 White Alto and Zac Harriss’ thriller Adrishyam will release in cinema halls on November 18, there are enough and more for those who would prefer to watch movies in the comfort of their homes.

Kumari, Wonder Women and Padma starring Aishwarya Lekshmi, Parvathy Thiruvothu and Surabhi Lakshmi, respectively, have already dropped on various streaming platforms. All three belong to different genres, enough to keep fans happy. Here’s the complete list of Malayalam movies that you can catch this weekend.

1744 White Alto

Director Senna Hegde’s crime comedy, which has Sharafudheen and Rajesh Madhavan in the lead, kicks off with a man being entangled in a case of mistaken identity after his car is stolen by two crooks. How a comedy of errors transpires when the cops too join the cat and mouse game, form the plot of the film.

Release platform: Theatre

Wonder Women

Six pregnant women join a pre-natal class and during the course, discover more about the themselves while also becoming each other’s support system as they navigate through fears, hopes and confusion in this Anjali Menon directorial, starring Parvathy Thiruvothu, Nithya Menen and Padmapriya Janakiraman.

Release platform: Sony LIV

Adrishyam

The investigative thriller, which revolves around surrogacy, is set against the backdrop of Chennai and has a packed ensemble cast featuring Narain, Sharafudheen, Joju George, Athmiya Rajan, Anandhi and Pavithra Lakshmi. The film is helmed by debutant Zac Harriss and also gets a Tamil version starring Kathir and Natarajan.

Release platform: Theatre

Kumari

After her wedding, Kumari stays with her husband’s family at their ancestral home in a village, which is also host to two demonic forces that were banished centuries ago. After an age-old curse rears its hood again, the family has to make a sacrifice and Kumari has a huge role to play in it. The horror film has Aishwarya Lekshmi and Shine Tom Chacko in the lead.

Release platform: Netflix

Vivaha Avahanam

Starring Niranj Maniyanpilla Raju, Nithaarah and Aju Varghese, this family drama with a tinge of fantasy revolves around the marriage of two youngsters and their struggles after their parents initially oppose the wedding.

Release platform: Theatre

Kochaal

Despite his height being below par to join the police force, Sreekuttan tries hard to achieve his goal and finally accomplishes it. However, what awaits him is another challenge in the form of a double homicide that pits him against his superior officer as well as a local butcher. The film has Krishna Sankar, Shine Tom Chacko and Murali Gopy as part of the cast.

Release platform: ZEE5

Padma

Anoop Menon’s directorial debut, starring Surabhi Lakshmi in the lead role, revolves around a couple who is forced to confront the problems in the relationship after the wife falls for another man. The movie is also scripted by Anoop, who plays a psychologist.

Release platform: Amazon Prime Video

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