Friday, January 20th, 2023

Since the start of 2022, we have seen so many movies release at the box office. However, only a few were able to become blockbusters, super hits, and hit at the box office, other bombed at the box office. Malayalam cinema, known by Mollywood, has been producing decent movies after the end of the pandemic, and only a few were able to perform well. Here we have the top 10 disaster Malayalam movies which became box office bombs. We have received plenty of Malayalam movies this year, and the list includes Aaraattu, Archana 31 Not Out, Naaradan, and more.

1. Aaraattu

Aaraattu is a Malayalam action-drama film directed by B. Unnikrishnan and features Mohanlal as the main character. The film revolves around Neyyattinkara Gopan, who helps Edathala Mathai to stop the conversion of his plot into farmland. The film received poor responses from critics and audiences, becoming a box officer disaster.

2. Archana 31 Not Out

Archana 31 Not Out is a Malayalam comedy-drama film starring Aishwarya Lekshmi as the titular character with Hakkim Shajahan, Dileep Mohan, Indrans, and Ramesh Pisharody. Directed and written by Akhil Anilkumar, the film has received mixed reviews from critics. The story revolves around Archana, who has failed 31 marriage proposals and finally meets her perfect partner Prasad, who lives abroad.

3. Naaradan

Naaradan is a Malayalam neo-noir psychological thriller film featuring Tovino Thomas, Anna Ben, and Sharafudheen as the main characters. Directed by Aashiq Abu, the plot revolves around Chandraprakash, who wants to prove his worth and works as a news anchor in the media world. The film generally received mixed positive reviews from the audience and critics.

4. Kallan D'Souza

Kallan D'Souza is a 2022 Malayalam comedy-drama directed by Jithu K. Jayan and written by Sajeer Baba. The film features Soubin Shahir, Dileesh Pothan, Surabhi Lakshmi, and Hareesh Kanaran as the main cast. The plot follows Kallan, a thief with a good heart whose life gets complicated when he gets involved with a corrupt police officer, CI Manoj.

5. Makal

Makal is a Malayalam family drama film that tells the story of a man who wants to reconnect with his family after a long time. However, things do not go as it seems, and he has to face various obstacles. The film features Jayaram, Meera Jasmine, Devika Sanjay, Sreenivasan, Innocent, and Naslen K. Gafoor in the main cast.

6. Member Rameshan 9 Am Ward

Member Rameshan 9 am Ward is a Malayalam comedy-drama film directed and written by Aby Treesa Paul and Anto Jose Periera. It stars Arjun Asokan, Johny Antony, Indrans, and Chemban Vinod Jose as the main characters. The film follows a youngster named Rameshan, who accidentally enters politics and how things will fold for him.

7. Jack N Jill

Jack N Jill is a Malayalam sci-fi comedy-thriller film starring Manju Warrier, Kalidas Jayaram, Soubin Shahir, Shaylee Krishen, and Esther Anil in the main cast. Directed by Santosh Sivan, the film revolves around Kesh, a gifted scientist who creates a program named Jack and Jill that can sharpen a person's mental and physique ability.

8. Dear Friend

Dear Friend is a Malayalam drama thriller film that begins with four close friends living together in Bangalore. However, their friendship, filled with joy and humor, suddenly becomes a gripping mystery. Directed by Vineeth Kumar, the film features Tovino Thomas and Darshana Rajendran as the main cast.

9. Monster

Monster is a Malayalam crime thriller film directed by Vysakh and stars Mohanlal as Lucky Singh / Sivadev Subramaniyam in the title role. The story revolves around Lucky Singh, an entrepreneur who walks into the lives of Anil Chandra and Bhamini on their first wedding anniversary. However, they hardly know that this man will change their future. The film opened with negative reviews from both audience and critics and became a box office disaster.

10. Theerppu

Theerppu is a Malayalam drama thriller film directed by Rathish Ambat and written by Murali Gopy. Starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Isha Talwar as the main cast, the film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. The plot follows four friends who share a shocking past, and their fathers are involved in a property dispute.


These are the top 10 disaster Malayalam movies released in 2022 and failed at the box office.