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6 Best Malayalam gangster movies of all times

Here is our handpicked selection of the best Malayalam gangster movies of all time that you can watch online

Akash Kurup | OTTplay
Jun 27, 2021
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In the west, gangster movies are often the ones that capture the interest of most of the audiences with their intricately woven alliances, deep backstories of gang lords and their journey from one crime to another. But the Malayalam film industry has approached gangster movies from multiple angles - from romance and family to style and suspense. Malayalam gangster movies are a cocktail of emotions and a stage for excellent performances. Some of these movies have also become cult classics over time. Highly appreciated by critics, quite a few of these movies have also been commercial successes and some have also won numerous awards.

Here is our handpicked selection of the best Malayalam gangster movies of all time that you can watch online:



The film has Alexander, played by Mammootty, portraying a powerful mafia gang leader. He has to face many enemies who are trying to kill him while also trying to juggle an estranged relationship with his policeman father and rule the underworld. In the end, he has to face the inevitable, but his legacy does not end where his enemies thought it would.



Devanarayanan (Mohanlal) is an innocent priest who is in love with a girl named Ashwathy. But when her parents find out about this relationship, they decide to take revenge on Devan by framing him in a theft case. He leaves for bombay to escape the corrupt policemen, who are under the influence of Ashwathy’s relatives. But when he reaches Bombay, Devan unknowingly gets involved with a gang and soon becomes the close aide of the gang leader.


Rajavinte Makan

The movie stars Mohanlal as Vincent Gomez, a crime boss who helped N Krishnadas (Ratheesh) to make a good political career. But when Krishnadas cheats him for personal gains, an intense rivalry begins where Gomez tries to strip Krishnadas of all his wealth and power, post which Krishnadas decides to kill Gomez.


Big B

A neo-noir action thriller directed by Amal Neerad, Big B is considered to be one of the modern cult classics from Malayalam Industry. Starring Mammootty in the lead, Big B is inspired by the American Film Four Brothers. Mary John Kurishingal is murdered mysteriously, her adopted sons lead by Bilal John Kurishingal (Mammooty), a gangster, decide to find out the culprits.


Irupatham Noottandu

Sagar Alias Jacky (Mohanlal) turns to gold smuggling to escape from his poor financial condition and partners with Shekharankutty, son of the Chief Minister. Together they smuggled gold and money and were successfully building their mafia empire until Shekharankutty decided to go big. He wanted to smuggle drugs, but Sagar was completely against narcotics because of its ethical issues and soon a rift was created between them.



Black, starring Mammootty, deals with the underworld operations in Kochi. Shanmugham (Mammootty) and Advocate Devin Carlos Padaveedan (Lal) together run the organized crime syndicate of Kochi. Shanmugham is a police officer by day, but never wears his uniform or has any allegiance to the force. But Padaveedan doubts Shanmugham of siding with the police and decides to finish him. Realizing this, Shanmugham decides to take revenge on Padaveedan and all his gang members.

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