This film was one of the best suspense thrillers of the year 2013. With
playing the lead role of ACP Antony Moses, it moves through the complex psychology of the characters and a breathtaking plot. Directed by
, the brilliant cinematography of
" R. Diwakaran " and the background score of Gopi Sunder added to the thrilling effect of the movie. It is a story of friendship and betrayal. The picture received positive reviews and comments and also became a commercial success.
It is a psychological crime thriller, with Prithviraj Sukumaran playing the lead role of a police officer, who is investigating a chain of murders. The film, directed by
, appeared in the theaters on 9 August 2013. It got wide appreciation and made a hefty collection at the theaters. '
playedother main characters. It engages the audience throughout and maintains a thread of suspense and mystery till the end.
Yet another crime drama from the accomplished director Jeethu Joseph, this movie ranked first in the hit-chart of the year 2013. It tells the story of an ordinary farmer, Georgekutty, and his family. The brilliant plot construction and the artistic finesse of the artists helped to maintain suspense until the end. It features '
in the lead roles. It won many accolades and also made a collection of around 75 crores. It also received many positive reviews and critical appraisals. The film got remade into many other languages including Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
It is a female-oriented movie that has 'Nayantara' in the lead, playing the role of a Kathakali artist, Vasuki Iyer. Directed by 'A.K. Sajan', it has '
playing the other characters. It is a psychological crime thriller, dealing with the murder of three rapists. The film completed 50 days in theaters, making a fair profit.
With Dulquer Salmaan in the lead, this movie moves through a thread of love and revenge. Directed by the debutant
, the film received mixed reviews but was agreed to be a thrilling crime story.
, and Sreenivasan appear in other lead roles. This picture portrays the protest of a young man against the cold legal systems of the country. The cinematography of Hari Nair is also worth noting.
With a gripping story and exciting narrative, this movie released in 2012 received an average success and positive comments. Mohanlal, '
, and '
' played the pivotal roles. The story deals with the investigation of a sequence of mysterious murders that seem to be suicides. Mohanlal appears as Chandrasekhar IPS, who is a leading police officer. Directed by '
', it became the first venture of UTV Motion Pictures in Mollywood.
7. "7th Day"
Yet another crime thriller from Prithviraj Sukumaran, this film has an unusual story that made it a success at the box-office. This flick was directed by Syamdhar, and the plot progresses in a mysterious and suspenseful manner.. Prithviraj plays the role of a goon Christopher, disguised as a police officer. Vinay Forrt,
appear in other characters. The cinematography of
is also appreciable in this picture.
8. "Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha"
, this film features Mammootty inas three characters. It is the story of a murder that has happened some years back. Though the movie did not make much commercial success, it won four State Awards and also many positive critical remarks. The story is that of a real murder case which took place years before.
, Swetha Menon, Srinivasan, and '
' played the role of other characters.
9. "Nerariyan CBI"
It is a detective film directed by K. Madhu, featuring Mammootty, 'Mukesh', and
in the lead roles. It deals with the mysterious murder of a girl, assumed to be killed by some supernatural power. The movie maintains a balance with mystery, suspense and reality throughout. It proved to be a box-office hit in the year 2005.
10. "Chinthamani Kolacase"
This picture is a legal thriller directed by
. It has
in the lead, playing the character of advocate Lal Krishna Viradiyar. A girl named Chinthamani (
) gets killed in the hostel of a medical college. Lal Krishna finds out that the accused were innocent in the case, and he sets out to find the convicts. This film ran for more than 100 days in the theaters and also made a huge commercial success. Bhavana Menon, '
, and '
' plays the other characters in the movie.