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Best Malayalam horror films on ManoramaMax and iStream that will give you sleepless nights

Here is a list of the best horror films from Malayalam cinema that you can stream on ManoramaMAX and iStream now

Best Malayalam horror films on ManoramaMax and iStream that will give you sleepless nights
Malayalam horror films

Last Updated: 03.20 PM, Apr 24, 2024


Malayalam cinema has offered several compelling stories and real-life inspired films that have been receiving a lot of love from cinephiles. However, the horror genre has remained an underrepresented category in the industry. Luckily in the recent past, there has been a boom in horror films, which has captivated the audience. From the making of these spine-chilling films to the haunting narratives, the horror genre is indeed witnessing a total shift in the industry lately.  

A few Malayalam horror films have managed to captivate the audiences, hence let us now look at some of the best horror films with compelling tales that you can stream on ManoramaMAX and iStream and that are also available on OTTplay Premium: 

Top horror films to watch on ManoramaMAX, iStream or OTTplay Premium



Streaming on: ManoramaMAX

Director: Sanjeev Sivan

Cast: Mammootty, Kavya Madhavan, Manya, Vineeth Kumar

This Mammootty-starrer revolves around three young college girls who come across a stranger. Although he initially causes them trouble, they eventually become friends, but he suddenly goes missing? Who is he and what are his intentions? If you are looking for an underappreciated horror drama that was way ahead of its time, then you must stream Aparichithan now! 



Streaming on: iStream

Director: Biju Maani

Cast: Nilja K Baby, Gazal Ahemad, Sreenath Gopinath

When five youngsters visit a resort at a hill station, they begin to experience paranormal activities. Will they be able to make it alive forms the rest of the story. Although the film was criticised for its flimsy writing, Chuzhal was praised for incorporating sci-fi elements into the horror genre.  


Streaming on: ManoramaMAX

Director: A B Binil

Cast: Indrans, Dilshana Dilshad, Baiju Santhosh 

This intriguing thriller, headlined by Indrans, follows the protagonist, Vamanan who buys an old property at a low cost and moves in with his family. All seems to go well, until the family begins to experience strange occurrences in a house nearby. How Vamanan manages to find the mystery behind the happenings forms the crux of the film.  


Streaming: iStream

Director: Anand Panga

Cast: Devika Sivan, Gibu George, Sudheer Karamana, Vijay Menon

Tina and Roy's marriage takes a turn when Tina begins suspecting about Roy’s identity. His identity haunts Tina, when on the night of a lunar eclipse, a life-threatening incident occurs between the couple that leaves everyone in shock. Inspired by true events, the film spotlights the harsh truths about the society. 



Streaming on: ManoramaMAX

Director: Vinayan

Cast: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Taruni Sachde, Meenakshi, Siddique, Karthika Mathew

This Prithviraj Sukumaran-starrer popular horror film revolves around paranormal activities that occur around Vinod's daughter Ammu, which brings out the dark secrets of her late mother's past. Although not as scary as the other horror films, this horror drama is well received for its making and performances. 

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