After his initial stint flopped,
made a reappearance using his previous identity, and actor Jayasurya, who was virtually typecast as "Dileep light," astonished fans by introducing the performer him. The 2010 film's story was an updated version of the Hollywood production Butterfly on a Wheel from 2007.
John Jaffer Janardhanan, a scene-by-scene replica of a 1977 classic film directed by
, was produced by I. V. Sasi and scripted by T. Damodaran. Ratheesh, Ravindran, and Mammootty played Amitabh Bachan,
Mohanlal and Madhavi feature in the 1986 Indian action thriller Shobhraj, written by Vijayan Karote and directed by J. Sasikumar. The movie is a remake of Salim-Don, Javed's 1978 Hindi film. As Shobhraj and Dharmaraj, Mohanlal plays two different characters.
, making his directorial and writing debut, released the Malayalam film Ithu Nammude Katha. Nishan, Abhishek,
5. Simhavalan Menon:
Lion-tailed Menon is the subtitle for the 1995 Indian comedy film Simhavalan Menon, which was directed by
and written by
. The key characters in the movie are Madhu, Jagadish, Urvashi, and
. It is a remake of the Hindi movie Gol Maal from 1979.
A comedy movie called Happy Husbands was released in 2010 and was written and directed by
. It is a remake of the
movie from Tamil in 2002. In addition to
playing supporting parts, the film stars Jayaram, Jayasurya, and
in the lead roles.
The romantic thriller movie Mazhavillu was produced in 1999 and directed by
. It is a remake of
, the director's original 1997 Kannada film. Along with
, Chithra, and Praveena playing supporting roles, it has
, and Vineeth in the prominent roles.
8. Medulla Oblongata:
The 2014 Indian movie Medulla Oblongata, the Malayalam language, was made by S. Madhan and directed by
. It is an adaptation of the Tamil film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom from 2012.
and debutant Aavaana feature in the adaptation.
Unnam is a 2012 Indian Malayalam movie with Lal, Asif Ali, and Sreenivasan in the lead roles and directed by
. The movie is a legally recognised remake of the Hindi film
, Suresh Balaji, and
released the criminal thriller Nirnayam in the Indian Malayalam language. Mohanlal and Heera Rajgopal are the movie's stars. The Fugitive, an American film, is frequently referenced throughout the narrative.