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Romancham to Pookkaalam: Malayalam films to watch with your family during the Christmas 2023 holidays

Falimy, Sesham Mikeil Fathima and more, here are the Malayalam films that would be a perfect watch with your family and friends this holiday season.

Romancham to Pookkaalam: Malayalam films to watch with your family during the Christmas 2023 holidays

Posters of Sesham Mikeil Fathima, Valatty, Pookkaalam, Romancham, Falimy, RDX and Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakum

Last Updated: 04.08 PM, Dec 23, 2023


Christmas holidays are here, which means it is time to spend time with loved ones. Watching an entertaining film is among the best things that you can do together. Here is a list of light-hearted Malayalam films that you can watch with your family and friends this holiday season.



Basil Joseph’s Falimy is a must-watch because it has just the right amount of both humorous and emotional elements. The movie tracks a dysfunctional middle-class family’s trip to Varanasi, and as the journey progresses, both the characters and their relationship change. (Streaming on Disney + Hotstar)

Sesham Mikeil Fathima

Kalyani Priyadarshan steals the show in Sesham Mikeil Fathima with her dynamic and loud performance. This family entertainer, which follows a woman's dream to become a football commentator, would definitely be enjoyed by football fans, especially those from the Malabar region. (Streaming on Netflix)

RDX: Robert Dony Xavier

RDX: Robert Dony Xavier embodies every quality needed to make a good family entertainment. The film, starring Neeraj Madhav, Antony Varghese, and Shane Nigam, features a number of gripping action scenes and emotional moments that enhance the movie's appeal for viewers. (Streaming on Netflix)


Romancham is a must-see for those who want to have a good laugh. This comedy-horror film, which is based on actual events, has a precise and straightforward plot, well-timed comedic moments, and quirky character traits that make it one of the best films of the year. (Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar)

Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakum

By the end of Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakum, you will undoubtedly be smiling. It is a comedy drama worth watching during these holidays thanks to performances by Viji Venkatesh as Laila, also known as Ummachi, Fahadh Faasil as Prasanth 'Pachu' Rajan, and Anjana Jayaprakash as Hamsadhwani. (Streaming on Amazon Prime)


Pookkaalam is a calming and thought-provoking comedy drama that looks at relationships between three generations of a family. The filmmakers have masterfully captured how each character in this movie evolves after an unexpected event in their family. This film is enjoyable to watch because of its subtle performances and lighthearted parts. (Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar)


Dog lovers, assemble! This adventure-comedy romance film that features real canines as actors is a fun watch with the whole family. Valatty is a feel-good movie offering a predictable plot with a perspective on animal abuse by humans. (Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar)

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