11 National Award Winning Malayalam Movies

11 National Award Winning Malayalam Movies Malayalam Article

1. Chemmeen

Based on a novel by Thakazhi by the same name, ‘Chemmeen’ is the movie that put Malayalam's name in Indian film history. It won the National Award for best movie in the year 1965. Directed by Ramu Kariat Ramu Kariat is an Indian Film Director. He works i >> Read More... Ramu Kariat , this film is considered to be a must watch in Malayalam.


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Directed and produced by one of the legendary film directors in Malayalam movie history, Adoor Gopalakrishnan Born into a family in Kerala, Adoor Gopalakrishnan >> Read More... Adoor Gopalakrishnan , created a wonder of a film. It is one of those films in Malayalam, which got National Awards for Best Director and Best Actress as well. ‘ Sharada Noted South Indian actress Sharada, a three-time r >> Read More... Sharada ’ played the main female lead in this movie.


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Another one of the films that gave Malayalam its name in the Indian film history. Directed by another legendary person in Malayalam, ‘M. T. Vasudevan Nair’, created a winner in 1973. ‘P. J. Antony’ won the National Award for best Actor, for his acting in this movie.

4. Chidambaram


The 33rd National Award for Best Film was awarded to ‘Aravindan’s greatest movie ever ‘Chidambaram’. The movie won its award in the year 1985. It won Kerala State Award as well along with National Award for Best Film.

5. Piravi Click to look into! >> Read More... Piravi


‘Piravi’ is a 1989 movie directed by Shaji Karun Shaji Neelakantan Karun was very famous Cinematogr >> Read More... Shaji Karun . It won many awards and acknowledgments during its year of release. Director Shaji Karun was given a National Award along with ‘ Premji Premji was born on 23rd September, 1908 in Kerala >> Read More... Premji ’, who played the main protagonist.


6. 'Kathapurushan'


Another one of Adoor’s masterpiece, this film got its National Award in the year 1996. Exploring the history of Kerala, the film was a star in 1997’s Bombay International Film Festival.

7. 'Vanaprastham'

Complete actor, ‘ Mohanlal Mohan Lal is the Super Star of the Malayalam film >> Read More... Mohanlal ’s best performance can be seen in this Shaji Karun hit film from the year 1999. Won many awards and recognitions, this film is a winner of 1999 National Award for Best Film and Best Actor also.

8. Shantham

Malayalam film ‘Shantham’ won its National recognition in the year 2000 after the film ‘Vanaprastham’. It was directed by ‘ Jayaraj Born in Kottayam, Kerala to a middle-class family, >> Read More... Jayaraj ’ and most importantly didn't have a well-known actor in this film. Indian football superstar ‘I. M. Vijayan’ played the part of the main character along with some average cast. It was a real wonder in Malayalam film history.

9. Pulijanmam

Director ‘ Priyanandanan Hailing from Kerala, India Priyanandanan is a film >> Read More... Priyanandanan ’s ‘Pulijanmam’ was a winner in 54th National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... National Film Awards . It was the winner of the National Award for Best Film in the year 2006. National Award winning actor ‘ Murali Malayalam Murali is a well-known Malayalam film actor who ha >> Read More... Murali Malayalam ’ played the main character in this movie.

10. Kutty Srank

Megastar ‘ Mammootty Muhammed Kutty Ismail Paniparambil is the original >> Read More... Mammootty ’ played the lead role in this 2009 National Award winning feature film. It is another one of Shaji Karun hits, which was released in the year 2010. Mammootty even reached the final list of Best Actor for his part in this movie.

11. Adaminte Makan Abu

Another surprise entry into the National Award winning movies from Malayalam. “Adaminte Makan Abu” was directed by Salim Ahamed A multi-tasker who has mastered the roles of a dir >> Read More... Salim Ahamed and was a winner of National Award for Best Film in the year 2010. Best Actor Award was given to Salim Kumar Salim Kumar is a person who deserves the title of >> Read More... Salim Kumar , for his wonderful performance in this beautiful movie.