From re-releases to latest Malayalam movies, this V-Day has a treat for all romance-trope lovers to watch on big screens!
When it comes to romance, Malayalam cinema has always been way ahead of its counterparts! From resonating storylines and soothing romantic tracks to charming performances and sizzling chemistry, Malayalam romedies and romcoms have always inspired and redefined romance for the new generation. From Alphonse Puthren’s realistic love dramas to Vineeth Sreenivasan’s fairytale love stories, Mollywood has a bunch of movies to offer for all the romantics! Even as new releases are taking over the Kerala box office, there are some re-releases awaiting you this Valentine’s Day! Check out all the romantic dramas you can experience on big screens this love season!
This cult-favourite romantic drama, directed by Alphonse Puthren, is getting a re-release this Valentine’s Day! Starring Nivin Pauly, Sai Pallavi, Madonna Sebastian, Anupama Parameswaran in lead roles, this romantic drama became a blockbuster even among non-Malayalis. The film revolves around the romantic journey of George (played by Nivin Pauly) from his school days to adulthood. While George's first love Mary (played by Anupama) disappoints him, college lecturer Malar (played by Sai Pallavi) rekindles his love interest but that too ultimately meets with an unfortunate end. However, through these various phases in his life, George finds his true purpose, which also helps him find his fairytale ending for his romantic story. The film also features Shabareesh Varma, Krishna Sankar, Siju Wilson, Ananth Nag, Vinay Forrt, Soubin Shahir, and Sharafudheen in key roles. Even after 9 years of its release, the film still lingers in the hearts of audiences who lauded the movie’s organic approach of narrating a resonating storyline. If you wish to experience George’s emotional but entertaining love stories on the big screen, go grab your tickets for the re-release this Valentine’s Day!
Directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan, this romantic drama stars Pranav Mohanlal, Kalyani Priyadarshan and Darshana Rajendran. This film might seem to have undertones of Premam but is quite different from the 2015 classic. Revolving around Arun (played by Pranav), this romedy is about how college shapes his life and how Arun transforms into a responsible young man. The movie takes us through the emotionally resonating story of Arun finding purpose in life and how people around him influence him to be the person he grows to be. The beautiful storyline, the soothing soundtrack and the charming star cast of the film will leave you all nostalgic about your college days. This Valentine’s Day, Hridayam is coming to cinemas near you, don’t forget to revisit this beautiful love drama on big screens with your loved ones!
Ohm Shanthi Oshaana
Another romantic comedy that had us all yearning for more! Who can forget Nivin Pauly’s charming Giri and Nazriya’s quirky girl-next-door character Pooja from this Jude Anthany Joseph directorial? After Giri saved her from a set of unruly men, Pooja is left swooning over him and Ohm Shanthi Oshaana follows this love-struck girl as she makes it her mission to have Giri fall in love with her. The challenges and funny encounters along her journey are a treat for audiences. From Pooja’s hilarious antics to Giri’s ever-so-charming persona along with the performances of Vineeth Sreenivasan, Renji Panicker and Aju Varghese in supporting roles make this film yet another cult favourite. If you are in the mood for love and comedy, then Ohm Shanthi Oshaana is the one to revisit this V-Day!
This recently released Girish AD film has been soaring high in theatres. Starring Naslen and Mamitha Baiju in lead roles, this romantic comedy is a laugh riot! The film narrates the love story of Sachin (played by Naslen) and Reenu (Mamitha Baiju), who reside in Hyderabad. How Sachin tries to impress a rather-not-interested Reenu forms the crux of the story. This film has received resounding reviews for its performances and for delivering a pure entertainer. Girish AD, who is well-known for his previous works like Thaneer Mathan Dinangal and Super Sharanya, has not failed to deliver a fun-filled love drama with this new-age romance flick. If you haven't checked out this one yet, this is your sign to book your tickets now!
Another romantic drama that released in 2024, this Shane Nigam-starrer takes you through an intense journey of exploring seven stages of love. Directed by Sajid Yahiya, this film also stars Ranjith Sajeev, and Athira Patel, among others. Unlike the usual love stories, this intense drama is an emotional ride, exploring the seven stages of love, as per Sufi traditions. The film revolves around a young man, who hopes to land an English-speaking wife, which according to him, will help him fly off to a foreign land. However, a girl breezes into his life and changes his plans. Do check out this intense love drama on the big screens!