Festival days in India are always occasions for movie releases. Onam, which is perhaps the most famous festival in Kerala, is no different. Great Malayalam movies always come to Onam. The last two years have been discreet because of the pandemic. But with a semblance of normalcy restored now, things are looking up for this Onam, which falls on September 8 this year.
In theaters, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Nayanthara Golddirected by premam-fame Alphonse Puthren, was supposed to be an Onam release but was delayed by a week.
Actor Arvind Swami is returning to Malayalam cinema after 26 years with his long-awaited film otto. His last Malayalam film was Bharathan’s Slowly in 1996. otto starring him and Kunchacko Boban in the leads, and is directed by Fellini TP.
Oru Thekkan Thallu Case, starring Biju Menon, Padmapriya, Nimisha Sajayan and Roshan Mathew, is also scheduled to be released. The film is based on Ammini Pilla Vettu casea novel written by noted Malayalam writer GR Indugopan.
so there is Pathombatham Nootandu, which has Siju Wilson in the lead role. Director Vinayan’s film is based on the real-life stories of a group of social reformers.
At OTT, three Malayalam films, which have had a good showing in theaters recently, are also scheduled to be broadcast.
Nna Thaan Case Kodu (Disney Plus Star)
Featuring the ever-reliable Kunchacko Boban in the lead, Nna Thanan Case Kodu is directed by Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval. It is a legal drama that has elements of satire. It is about a petty thief’s attempts to clear his name in connection with a crime he didn’t commit. The film won the appreciation of critics and lay viewers alike, and Kunchacko Boban’s performance was particularly praised. It airs on Disney Plus Hotstar starting September 8.
Netflix and Tovino Thomas have a great bond. Its direct launch on the platform, Minnal Muralimade the Indian superhero a film genre. talumala, starring him and the beautiful Kalyani Priyadarshan in the leads, is a dark comedy action film. Directed by Khalid Rahman, the story follows the adventures of a guy and how he becomes an internet celebrity after a falling out in his marriage. The music and dance sequences and action sets were the highlights of the film. It streams on Netflix from September 11.
Suresh Gopi as a police officer. Do we need to say more? It is among a favorite sub-genre in Malayalam movies. The veteran plays the role of CI Abraham Mathew Mathan in this crime thriller. He forcibly returns to investigate a murder mystery. pappan, directed by Joshiy, also stars Neeta Pillai, Gokul Suresh, Asha Sharath, Nyla Usha, and Kaniha. It airs on Zee5 from September 7th.