December 2, 2023
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8 Top Malayalam Realistic Movies

Realistic movies are such a type of genre where the director tries to show the surface of life as closely as possible, so that the viewer accepts the film as a reflection of reality. Let’s go through top 8 Malayalam realistic movies of all time.

Maheshinte Prathikaram

Helmed by Dileesh Pothan Maheshinte Prathikaram is a movie which says the story of Mahesh, a photographer, gets beaten up by a stranger when he tries to solve an issue in his village. He sets out to take revenge on the stranger as he feels insulted after the incident. Fahad Fasil played the lead role.

Kumbalangi Nights

Kumbalangi Nights is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language drama film directed by Madhu C. Narayanan.  It says the story of four brothers share a love-hate relationship with each other. Their relationship progresses to another level when Saji, Boney, and Franky decide to help Bobby stand by his love. The film stars Shane Nigam, Soubin Shahir, Fahadh Faasil and Sreenath Bhasi in the lead roles.

Angamaly Diaries

Angamaly Diaries is a 2017 Indian Malayalam-language action thriller film directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery and written by Chemban Vinod Jose. It conveys the story of two business rival groups. Vincent Pepe, a boisterous young man, gets involved in the world of crime after he loses his temper and acts irrationally during a dispute with a rival business group.

Ee. Ma. Yau

Ee.Ma.Yau is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language independent satire film directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery. It stars Vinayakan, Chemban Vinod Jose, Pauly Valsan, Bitto Davis, Kainakary Thangaraj, Dileesh Pothan and Arya Salim in the main roles. The movies is set in Chellanam in the South Indian state of Kerala, the sudden death of Vavachan Mesthiri throws a family into turmoil as they scramble to plan his funeral.

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum

Directed by Dileesh Pothan Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum goes through the story of newly-weds Sreeja and Prasad struggle to cope with their lives and decide to sell Sreeja’s gold chain for money. However, a thief steals the chain during a bus journey, adding to their woes.The film takes us through the young couple’s romance, their conflict with family and eventually ends on a happy note. Starring Fahad Fasil, Suraj Venjaranmoodu and Nimisha Sajayan in the lead role.

Sundani from Nigeria

Sudani from Nigeria is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language sports drama film written and directed by Zakariya Mohammed. It stars Soubin Shahir and Samuel Abiola Robinson. The story follows a Nigerian football player who joins a club in Malappuram, Kerala for a sevens football tournament. As he gets is injured, Majeed the football manager lets him stay at his house and over time, they develop a close bond.


Moothon also known internationally as The Elder One, is a 2019 Indian drama film written and directed by Geetu Mohandas. The film stars Nivin Pauly, Shashank Arora, Sobhita Dhulipala, Melissa Raju Thomas, Sanjana Dipu and Roshan Mathew. The story is set at the dark bylanes of Kamathipura, frequented by prostitutes, child traffickers and drug lords, a young teenager tries to learn the truth about Akbar, a fearless gangster who ran away from love.


Jallikattu is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language independent action film directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery. The film stars Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad and Santhy Balachandran. The plot follows a bull that escapes from a slaughterhouse in a hilly remote village and the entire village men gathering to hunt down the animal.

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