From lighted-hearted family tales to horror thrillers, here are the Malayalam flicks that you can enjoy with your family and friends this weekend.
Posters of Kaathal-The Core, Udal, Phoenix, Tholvi FC, A Ranjith Cinema
This week, a few Malayalam films, as well as dubbed versions of other language movies like Conjuring Kannappan and Hi Nanna, made their way onto digital platforms. From lighted-hearted family tales to horror thrillers, here is a list of Malayalam flicks that you can enjoy with your family and friends this weekend.
Kaathal- The Core
The subject matter and Mammootty and Jyotika's performances effectively helped this eagerly anticipated family drama make an impression on the audience in theatres. Jeo Baby's uncomplicated and straightforward exploration of shifting family dynamics following a revelation makes it a must-watch. (Streaming on Amazon Prime)
With its light-hearted moments, Tholvi FC is a fun movie to watch this weekend with your loved ones. This feel-good comedy drama features Sharaf U Dheen, George Kora, Johny Antony, and Asha Madathil in lead roles. It tells the endearing tale of a dysfunctional family that does not fear failing and is determined to succeed in their lives. (Streaming on Amazon Prime)
Dhyan Sreenivasan and Durga Krishna’s horror thriller Udal can offer a bone-chilling experience with its performances, intriguing narrative, and blood-shed scenes. Indrans has also delivered a notable act in this movie. The film, which will be remade into Hindi, was released on the OTT platform after its theatrical release in May last year. (Streaming on Saina Play)
This weekend, check out another horror thriller for its jump scares and suspense sequences. The heartbreaking love story set in the 1960s in Phoenix is also impressive with Chandhunadh and Abhirami Bose’s subtle and appealing performances. The ensemble cast of this movie includes Aju Varghese, Anoop Menon, and Bhagath Manuel. (Streaming on Amazon Prime)
A Ranjith Cinema
The plot of A Ranjith Cinema centres on the unexpected turn of events in a young filmmaker's life. The compelling storyline and performance of Asif Ali garnered accolades for the psychological thriller. With its fresh perspective on the genre, the movie features several thrilling moments that will keep audiences glued to the screen. (Streaming on Netflix)