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Best Malayalam Films of 2010s to stream on Sun NXT

Here are the best Malayalam films of the 2010s to stream on the popular OTT platforms Sun NXT and OTTPlay Premium. The list includes Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, Charlie, and more...

Best Malayalam Films of 2010s to stream on Sun NXT
Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, Charlie official posters

Last Updated: 03.43 PM, May 04, 2024


Malayalam cinema went through an extraordinary transformation at the beginning of the 2010s. The industry, which was going through a low phase, stopped churning out formula entertainers and started producing films with substance. Here we present some of the best Malayalam films that were produced during the 2010s, to stream on popular OTT platforms Sun NXT and OTTPlay Premium.

Best Malayalam Films of 2010s on Sun NXT 

Anuraga Karikkin Vellam

Director: Khalid Rahman

Cast: Biju Menon, Asif Ali, Rajisha Vijayan, Asha Sharath, Soubin Shahir, Sreenath Bhasi


Khalid Rahman made his directorial debut with Anuraga Karikkin Vellam, the heartwarming romantic comedy that features Biju Menon, Asif Ali, Rajisha Vijayan, and Asha Sharath in the lead roles. This feel-good movie revolves around the journey of two couples: ASI Raghu, a police officer, and his loving wife Suma, the couple’s son Abhilash, aka Abhi, and his girlfriend Elizabeth, aka Eli.


Director: Martin Prakkat

Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Nedumudi Venu, KPAC Lalitha, Kalpana

Dulquer Salmaan delivered one of the finest performances of his acting career in Charlie, the adventure drama film helmed by Martin Prakkat. The movie follows Tessa (Parvathy Thiruvothu), an artist who develops a fascination and liking for the previous tenant of her room – a vagabond named Charlie – without even meeting him once. She then sets out in a search for him.

22 Female Kottayam

Director: Aashiq Abu

Cast: Fahadh Faasil, Rima Kallingal, Pratap Pothen, Riya Saira, TG Ravi, Sathaar

Fahadh Faasil placed himself as one of the finest actors of his generation with his stellar performance as Cyric C Mathew in 22 Female Kottayam. The Aashiq Abu directorial revolves around Tessa K Abraham, a Malayali nursing student in Bengaluru who is planning to migrate to Canada for a better career and future. However, her life takes a different turn after he meets Cyril, a travel agency employee.


Director: Lijo Jose Pellissery

Cast: Fahadh Faasil, Indrajith Sukumaran, Kalabhavan Mani, Swathi Reddy, Joy Mathew

Fahadh Faasil teamed up with celebrated filmmaker Lijo Jose Pellissery for Amen, a fantasy comedy drama. The much-loved film narrates the story of Solomon, a failed, underconfident band member who is in love with Shoshanna, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy contractor. The couple’s lives change after Fr. Vincent Vattoli (Indrajith Sukumaran), a young priest, arrives at their village.

Left Right Left

Director: Arun Kumar Aravind

Cast: Indrajith Sukumaran, Murali Gopy, Hareesh Peradi, Lena, Sethulakshmi

This Arun Kumar Aravind directorial, which is unarguably one of the finest political films ever made in Malayalam, revolves around the stories of ‘Vattu’ Jayan, a police officer; Che Guevera’ Roy, aka Roy Joseph, a politician; and Kaitheri Sahadevan, a political leader. Indrajith Sukumaran delivered one of the finest performances of that decade by an actor as ‘Vattu’ Jayan in the movie, which earned immense love from the cine-goers.

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