Top 10 Best Malayalam Movies To Watch On Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hotstar (2020)
A list of great Malayalam movies available on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar with subtitles.
Malayalam film industry has delivered dozens of blockbuster movies over the recent years. If you have been watching Malayalam movies online for a long time you must have an idea that their contents are not confined to only Malayalam spoken people only. Yes, their contribution in the list of best Indian movies can not be ignored.
Since Malayalam Cinema has completely changed in the last decade, there are millions of people are looking for best Malayalam movies to watch online. After providing a list of best Malayalam movies download sites, we have come up with yet another article listing down some of the best Malayalam movies streaming on OTT platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar and others.
Besides listing down best Malayalam movies of all time, we will also tell you where these Malayalam films can be watched online in HD quality. It is to be noted that all the Malayalam movies that we will be discussing here are available on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar with subtitles.
Top 10 Malayalam Movies To Watch Online With Subtitle
1. Kumbalangi Nights
Kumbalangi Nights is one of the Malayalam movies of all time. Directed by Madhu C. Narayanan, the film stars Shane Nigam, Soubin Shahir, Fahadh Faasil and Sreenath Bhasi. The film is set in the fishing village in Kochi, Kerala.
The story of the film revolves around strained relationships of four brothers who live together in a dilapidated home, and how they ultimately they unite with each when they needed the most as a family.
Availability: Amazon Prime Video
Uyare is a yet another Malayalam blockbuster released in 2019. The film marks the directorial debut of Manu Ashokan. It features Parvathy Thiruvothu, Asif Ali and Tovino Thomas in significant roles. The story of Uyare follows the life of an aviation student Pallavi Raveendran (Parvathy), who has a possessive lover named Govind Balakrishnan (Aasif Ali).
On one day she mustered courage and asked her lover to get lost from her life. On the very next Morning, his lover throws acid on her face shattering her dream of becoming a pilot.
Njan Prakshan is one of the highest grossing Malayalam movies of all time. Directed by Sathyan Anthikad and written by Sreenivasan, the comedy film stars Fahadh Faasil in the lead role. The film follow a young man, Prakshan who desires to go to foreign countries, especially Germany.
On one day, he finds his name Prakashan a bit old fashioned so he decides to change it to P. R Akash to just sound like a new one. He is qualified nurse because he does not to work in that profession thinking that it is more suited to women rather than men.
4. Aadu Oru Bheekarajeevi Aanu
Aadu Oru Bheekarajeevi Aanu is one of the best Malayalam movies to watch online in 2020. Directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas, the film did not fare well at the box office when it was released. However, upon its DVD, it received an overwhelming response encouraging makers to come up with its sequel, Aadu 2.
The film follows a strong man Shaji Pappan (Jauasurya), who has an unsual health problem resulting in fight scene ending on a hilarious note. It you love watching comedy movies then Aadu might suit you well.
Unda is yet another Malayalam comedy film released in 2019. Directed by Khalid Rahman, the film stars Mammootty, Shine Tom Chacko, Jacob Gregory and Arjun Ashokan in pivotal roles. The film is said to be based on a real incident took place at the time of 2014 Lok Sabha Election.
The film follows a police unit from Kerala sent to a Maoist affected area of Chhattisgarh as part of election duty. The biggest challenge for them is to conduct elections peacefully as they have already fired all bullets and had only 8 bullets in hand.
Availability: Amazon Prime Video
Parava is yet another Malayalam movie that will keep you glued to the screen. The film marks the directorial debut of Soubin Shahir. The film stars Amal Shah, Govind V. Pai and Shane Nigam in significant roles. The film had a special appearance of Dulquer Salmaan.
The story of the film revolves around two boys named Ichappi and Haseeb, who take care of pigeons at home, and take the annual pigeon race seriously. What caught everyone’s attention are the brilliantly nuanced characters and the minute attention paid to detail, be it food, slang or the ethnicity of the little town in Fort Kochi.
7. Mumbai Police
Mumbai Police is psychological crime thriller Malayalam movie released in 2013. Directed and written by Rosshan Andreews and Bobby Sanjay, the film stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya, and Rahman in the lead roles, along with Kunjan, Aparna Nair, Deepa Vijayan in lead roles.
Mumbai Police movie begins with a cryptic phone call made by Antony Moses (Prithviraj), who has been assigned to investigate the murder of his best friend. The film takes a drastic turn when Moses meets with an incident and loses his memory.
Before the accident, he informed one of his friends that he has solved the murder of his friend Aaryan John Jacod, who was killed in a gallantry award ceremony took place at the Police parade ground. It is one of the best Malayalam movies to watch online.
8. Love 24×7
Love 24×7 is a romantic Malayalam movie directed and written by Sreebala K Menon. The film stars Dileep and debutante Nikhila Vimal in lead roles. The film is set in the backdrop of media. The film narrates two different love stories — a young pair, Roopesh (Dileep) and Kabani (Nikhila Vimal), and an older couple (Suhasini and Shashikumar Menon) who find love again.
What really keeps you glued to the screen are the well-written characters and how the gender roles are evenly depicted. If you are looking for best Malayalam movies to watch online, watching Love 24X7 is highly recommended.
9. Ramji Rao Speaking
Ramji Rao Speaking is a Malayalam comedy film released in 1989. The film is as good and entertaining as it old. Directed by the duo Siddique-Lal, the film stars Saikumar, Mukesh, Innocent and Rekha in significant roles.
The film centers a drama company owner called Mathaichan (Innocent) and his lodgers (Mukesh and Sai Kumar) who find themselves part of an unexpected kidnapping and ransom demand. The directors of the film have brilliantly put humour into every situations, making it one of the best comedy Malayalam movies of all time.
Having said that, there is enough comedy scenes to leave stomach in tangles.
Ishq is a romantic Malayalam movie written and directed by Ratheesh Ravi and Anuraj Manohar respectively. The superhit movie stars Shane Nigam and Ann Sheetal in lead roles.
The story of the film revolves around a man Sachi (Shane Nigam) and his sweetheart Vasudha (Ann Sheetal). Sachi, who works at IT firm, takes leave to attend his sister’s wedding. While he was on a leave, he and his girlfriend go on a date where they encounter Alwin (shine Tom Chacko), who was sitting in a car with Mukundan (Jaffar Idukki).
Alwin and Mukundan convince Sachi that they are police officers and he and Vasudha shall be arrested if they don’t escort them.
Availability: Amazon Prime Video
These are some of the best Malayalam movies to watch on Hotstar, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. It is to be noted that almost all the movies that we have mentioned above can be watched for free. This list was last updated on July 1, 2020. We will keep it updating on a monthly basis.
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