TOP 10 MUSICAL MOVIES IN MALAYALAM
Baratham is a Malayalam musical movie directed by Sibi Malayil, starring Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, ‘Urvashi,’ etc. The picture portrays the story of two brothers with a classical musical heritage. This movie is notable for the Carnatic music. Music directors, Raveendran and Johnson, did a brilliant job. All the songs in this movie are still remembered and loved. It is the first film for which Mohanlal got a national award.
Sargam is a musical romantic Malayalam movie released in 1992, Directed by Hariharan. It stars Rambha, Vineeth, Manoj K Jayan, Nedumudi Venu, etc. This movie is a mixture of friendship, love, and music. Sargam is a must-watch film that has a good plot. All the songs in the movie are melodious and pulsating. Music by Bombay Ravi and lyrics by Yusuf Ali Kechery are notable features of the film.
Kizhakkunarum Pakshi is a Malayalam musical movie released in 1991, Directed by Venu Nagavally. It stars Mohanlal, Actress Rekha, Innocent, Ashokan, and Jagathy Sreekumar. This movie shows the story of a young musician who returns to his homeland after a long time. He faces a lot of struggles in his life when a prevalent singer comes in to ruin his career. The music composer Raveendran did a great work.
Njan Gandharvan is a Malayalam fantasy movie directed by Padmarajan, starring Suparna Anand, Nitish Bhardwaj, etc. This movie portrays the story of a young girl who falls in love with a Gandharvan (Gandharvan is a word used to describe heavenly beings). But the god punishes Gandharvan and forces him to leave her. It is a romantic movie with a magical soundtrack and innovative concept. Music by Johnson is perfectly combined with the story.
His Highness Abdullah
His Highness Abdullah is a Malayalam musical movie directed by Sibi Malayil, starring ‘Mohanlal,’ Gautami Tadimalla, Nedumudi Venu, etc. The film shows the life of a young man, Abdullah. For the money, he accepts an order to kill the king of a noble family, but later, he changes his mind. Music by Raveendran and Mohan Sithara is delightful and soothing. The magical voice of K.J Yesudas and K.S Chithra is a crucial element of the movie.
Prem Poojari is a Malayalam musical movie directed by Hariharan, starring Kunchacko Boban, Shalini Ajith Kumar, Vineeth, ‘Thilakan,’ etc. This movie portrays the story of Prem, who comes to Madras to become a singer. But he had to pretend like a priest to find a place to live. The music composer Uttam Singh did a great job. K.S Chithra and K.J Yesudas took over the audience with their pleasing voice.
Chithram is one of the musical movies of the Malayalam film industry, Directed by ‘Priyadarshan,’ starring Mohanlal, Ranjini, Nedumudi Venu, Poornam Vishwanathan, etc. In this movie, Mohanlal agrees to pretend as the husband of Ranjini in front of her family to cover up her real husband. This movie is a complete package of comedy, drama, emotions, and tragedy. Johnson, Kannu Raja, and ‘Ilaiyaraaja’ showed their musical magic in this movie beautifully. It is one of the highest-grossing movies of that time.
Amen is a Malayalam musical romantic movie directed by Lijo Jose Pellisery, starring Fahadh Faasil, Swathi Reddy, Indrajith Sukumaran, Kalabhavan Mani, etc. This movie shows the story of a poor saxophonist who falls in love with a rich girl. Amen is one of the brilliant works of Lijo Jose that captured the minds of the viewers. Amen is famous for its title song “Ee Solomanum shoshannayum.” It is a must-watch romantic musical movie.
Devadoothan is a Malayalam romantic music movie directed by Sibil Malayil, starring ‘Mohanlal,’ Vijayalakshmi, Jaya Prada, Vineeth, etc. This movie is about a singer and music composer who recollects about the struggles he went through and deals with a spirit that inspires him to compose new songs. Every track in the film is magical. Music director Vidyasagar did a brilliant job. Devadoothan is a combination of music, mystery and romance. It’s a must-watch movie.
Nandanam is a musical fantasy movie directed by Ranjith, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Navya Nair, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Revathi, etc. It’s a story of Balamani, a housemaid of a noble family, who falls in love with the grandson of her mistress. But the whole family stands against their relationship. So, Balamani asks the lord to help her forget her love. ‘Nandanam’ is a quite popular movie for its soundtracks and remarkable acting. All the songs are hits. It is a family movie with lovable songs to please the audience.