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Best Prem Nazir films to stream on Sun NXT - Love In Singapore, Thacholi Ambu, and more

Here are the best films of legendary actor Prem Nazir, to stream on leading OTT platform SunNXT and OTTplay Premium. The list includes Love In Singapore, Thacholi Ambu, Samudram, and more.

Best Prem Nazir films to stream on Sun NXT - Love In Singapore, Thacholi Ambu, and more
Prem Nazir

Last Updated: 10.26 AM, Jun 24, 2024


Prem Nazir, the legendary superstar of Malayalam cinema, made his acting debut in 1952 with SK Chari’s Marumakal. Later, the legend emerged as the ‘Nithyaharitha Nayakan’ of the industry with some iconic films and performances. The veteran actor held the Guinness world record for playing the lead role in the most number of films (720), for a very long time. Well, It is very tough to pick the best works of legend Prem Nazir from his illustrious filmography. However, here we present the best films of Nazir that you can stream on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium.

Best Prem Nazir films on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium

Love In Singapore

Director: Baby

Cast: Prem Nazir, Jayan, Jose Prakash, Madeline Teo, Latha, Kaviyoor Ponnamma


In Love In Singapore, Prem Nazir and Jayan play the roles of brothers Prem Kumar and Suresh, who get separated in their childhood after their father is killed by a gangster. When fate reunites them after many years, the two decide to track down the gangster and avenge the death of their father.

Thacholi Ambu

Director: Navodaya Appachan

Cast: Prem Nazir, Sivaji Ganesan, Jayan, KP Ummer, Balan K Nair, KR Vijaya, Unnimary

Thacholi Ambu official poster.
Thacholi Ambu official poster.

Prem Nazir played the titular character Thacholi Ambu, a famous warrior, in this period drama. He meets a beautiful woman named Kanni, and the couple soon fall in love. However, this does not sit well with Ilaya Panicker, who loves Kanni as well. The movie featured legend Sivaji Ganesan in the role of Ambu’s maternal uncle, Thacholi Othenan.


Director: K Sukumaran Nair

Cast: Prem Nazir, Sheela, Jayabharathi, Adoor Bhasi, Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair

Prem Nazir and Sheela in Samudram.
Prem Nazir and Sheela in Samudram.

The family drama, which features Prem Nazir, Sheela, and Jayabharathi in the lead roles, revolves around the life of a happy couple named Rajasekharan and Omana, who lead a peaceful life with their children. However, their life takes a different turn when the wife learns that the husband has an affair with another woman.

Kadathanadan Ambadi

Director: Priyadarshan

Cast: Prem Nazir, Mohanlal, Sathyan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan

Prem Nazir teamed up with young talents of Malayalam cinema in the 1980s for the iconic film Kadathanadan Ambadi. The legend played the role of Payyamballi Chanthu Kurukkal in the film, which featured Mohanlal as the titular character Ambadi. Kurukkal mentors Ambadi, as the latter sets out to avenge the tragic death of his father, legendary warrior Thacholi Othenan.


Director: AT Abu

Cast: Prem Nazir, Jayaram, Shobana, Jayabharathi, Suresh Gopi, Rohini

Dhwani official poster.
Dhwani official poster.

Prem Nazir played Justice Rajasekharan Nair, who becomes the biggest support system of his speech-impaired daughter Devi (Shobana). Shabari (Jayaram) falls in love with Devi and decides to get married to her. However, his parents oppose the decision when they learn that Devi has a speech impediment, leaving Nair and his family in deep distress.

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