The Malayalam movie industry has seen exponential growth over the last couple of years. Be it in bringing up unique storylines or jaw-dropping performances by actors, this movie industry has a lot to offer. Here, movies are not just actor centric but are recognized by their directorial style. You would know if you were watching Lijo Jose’s immersive world packed in 2 hours. Meanwhile, Jeethu Joseph’s Drishyam will leave you wanting more of George Kutty’s (Drishyam’s lead character) world.
Therefore, we recommend you watch some of the best Malayalam movies on Hotstar and on your TV using a setup box. We will discuss it further in the article.
If you haven’t watched a Malayalam movie before or are just looking to watch some good ones on Hotstar, you can refer to the below recommendation list.
|Movie||Director||Release Year||Watch Links|
|1. Nna Than Case Kodu||Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval||2022||Watch Now|
|2. Bro Daddy||Prithviraj Sukumaran||2022||Watch Now|
|3. 12th Man||Jeethu Joseph||2022||Watch Now|
|4. Meri Awas Suno||Prajesh Sen||2022||Watch Now|
|5. Kesu Ee Veedinte Nadhan||Nadirsha||2021||Watch Now|
|6. Kali||Sameer Thahir||2016||Watch Now|
|7. Parava||Soubin Shahir||2017||Watch Now|
|8. Aadu||Midhun Manuel Thomas||2015||Watch Now|
|9. Take Off||Mahesh Narayanan||2017||Watch Now|
|10. Pookkalam||Ganesh Raj||2023||Watch Now|
|11. Hridyam||Vineeth Sreenivasan||2022||Watch Now|
|12. Varathan||Amal Neerad||2018||Watch Now|
|13. Mukundan Unni Associates||Abhinav Sunder Nayak||2022||Watch Now|
|14. Palthu Janwar||Sangeeth P Rajan||2022||Watch Now|
|15. Mumbai Police||Rosshan Andrrews||2013||Watch Now|
|16. Action Hero Biju||Abrid Shine||2016||Watch Now|
|17. Premam||Alphonse Puthren||2015||Watch Now|
|18. Memories||Jeethu Joseph||2013||Watch Now|
|19. Ustad Hotel||Anwar Rasheed||2012||Watch Now|
|20. Twenty One Grams||Bibin Krishna||2022||Watch Now|
|21. Bangalore Days||Anjali Menon||2014||Watch Now|
|22. Bheeshma||Amal Neerad||2022||Watch Now|
|23. Rorschach||Nissam Basheer||2022||Watch Now|
|24. Koode||Anjali Menon||2018||Watch Now|
|25. Romancham||Jithu Madhavan||2023||Watch Now|
|26. Corona Papers||Priyadarshan||2023||Watch Now|
|27. Aravindante Athidhikal||M. Mohanan||2018||Watch Now|
|28. 9||Januse Mohammed Majeed||2019||Watch Now|
|29. 2 Countries||Shafi||2015||Watch Now|
|30. Sulaikha Manzil||Ashraf Hamza||2023||Watch Now|
- Nna Than Case Kodu
Released this year, Nna Than Case Kodu has already created a buzz due to its simple yet unique storyline. Directed by Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval, this movie is a story about a reformed thief who fights in court to prove himself innocent. The movie deals with serious justice issues in a comedic way.
- Bro Daddy
This 2022 Indian Malayalam comedy-drama movie stars Mohanlal and PrithviRaj along with Kalyani Priyadarshan and Meena as the lead actors. The movie is fun to watch with many awkward family moments.
- 12th Man – Malayalam Mystery Thriller
If you are a fan of Jeethu Joseph’s direction for Drishyam, you will undoubtedly love this Mohanlal starrer thriller drama. The film is somewhat based on the movie Perfect Strangers.
- Meri Awas Suno
Directed by Prajesh Sen, this Jayasurya, Shivada, and Manju Warrier starrer Malayalam movie is one of the best Malayalam movies on Hotstar. It was released this year.
- Kesu ee Veedinte Nadhan – Malayalam Comedy Drama
A 2021 comedy film, Keshu ee Veedinte Nadhan is a movie about an ordinary guy who wins a lottery of 12 crores and his life is now upside down. The movie stars famous comedy actor Dileep as the lead.
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A story of a man dealing with anger management issues. Things get out of hand when he gets involved with a gangster. Some of the best actors and actresses like Dulquer Salman, Sai Pallavi, Vinayakan, and Soubin Shahir are in this Sameer Thahir-directed movie.
This 2018 Malayalam movie on Hotstar is a thriller film directed by Amal Neerad. An amazing adaption of Straw Dogs, this movie stars Fahadh Fasil and Aishwarya Lekshmi as the lead actors.
- Parava – Malayalam Drama
A story so unique yet so relatable, Parava is a story based out of Fort Kochi. Haseeb and Irshaad, two friends have an interest in rearing pigeons. The movie has an 8 IMDb rating and is an absolutely beautiful watch. Soubin Shahir is the director of the movie.
One of the best comedy Malayalam movies we can recommend to you. Aadu is a 2015 release. It’s about Shaji Paapan’s tug-of-war team. The story revolves around a nanny goat or Aadu they win after a local match.
- Take Off – Malayalam Survival thriller
Based on a true story, Take Off was released in 2017 and stars Parvathy, Fahadh Faasil, Kunchacko, and Asif Ali as the lead. It is a survival thriller movie about the Indian nurses who got stranded in the city of Tikrit, Iran.
These are a few of the best Malayalam movies on Hotstar. You can watch them on a big screen with Airtel Xstream Box.
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Airtel Xstream Box – smart TV box
The Airtel Xstream Box is an android TV box that allows you to stream DTH and OTT platforms on your regular TV. With an Android set top box, you don’t need to buy a smart TV to binge-watch your favorite shows on OTT.
Currently, you can get the Xstream box at a discounted price of Rs. 1500 only. With the Airtel Xstream box, you get 10+ OTT channels right on your regular TV. Explore more about this on our website and the Airtel Thanks app. Watch the latest South Indian movies dubbed in Hindi, only at Airtel Xstream!