Since 2010, the Malayalam film industry has given an impressive range of movies. We can say that now they are making their way outside the karela with promising content. Malayalam cinema is already famous for its dramatic and realistic films in India. However, they have also made top-notch action movies that only a few audiences know about outside the karela. Therefore, we have selected the top 10 Malayalam action movies released after 2010. The list includes some of the best action movies like,
, and many more.
1. Angamaly Diaries
Angamaly Diaries is a crime drama Malayalam film directed by
Lijo Jose Pellissery
and written by . It is one of the best action films starring
, Anna Rajan,
, and Sarath in the lead roles. The story revolves around Vincent Pepe, who wants to become the leader of a righteous gang and rule over the city.
2. Swathanthryam Ardharathriyil
It is another best action-thriller Malayalam films directed by
and written by Dileep Kurian. Swathanthryam Ardharathriyil is a 2018 Malayalam film starring Antony Varghese, Vinayakan, and Chemban Vinod Jose in the lead roles. The movie is about Jacob, who gets himself behind bars while trying to save the women he loves. To be able to survive, he decides to escape from the prison.
3. Mumbai Police
Mumbai Police is a neo-noir psychological thriller film starring
, Rahman, and Jayasurya as the main characters. The film has captured the heart of many people and is one of the best Malayalam action films. It follows the story of an ACP name Antony, who lost his memory during the accident, forgets the name of the killer, and tries to remember it by reinvestigating the case.
Lucifer is one of the best action-thriller Malayalam films directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran. It is also the highest-grossing film in Malayalam cinema and stars Mohanlal in the lead role. The film revolves around Lucifer, a most beloved angel of God’s who is in the line to become the next successor of God.
5. Take Off
Take Off is a survival thriller Malayalam film directed by
. It is a blockbuster film starring ,
as the main cast. The story revolves around a Malayali group of nurses captured and the ordeal suffered by the nurses in the city of Tikrit.
The Great Father is a crime-thriller Malayalam film directed and Screenplay by
. The film stars Mammootty and Arya in the lead role, with Sneha, Anikha,
, and more in the supporting character. The film is about a businessman who badly wants to be a good father.
Pulimurugan is another best action-thriller Malayalam films written by Udayakrishna and directed by Vysakh. The film has Mohanlal in the title role and is one of the most-watched Malayalam films. When a man-eating tiger becomes a threat to a small village, an invincible and unstoppable hunter helps the villagers.
Traffic is an action thriller Malayalam film that features Sreenivasan, Kunchacko Boban, Rahman,
, Sandhya, Roma, and more as the main cast. It is a good action movie directed by
and written by Bobby Sanjay. Things get complicated when a girl needs an urgent heart transplant, and the donor is miles away in the traffic.
Yet Abrahaminte Santhathikal is another best Malayalam action thriller films directed by
. The film features Mammootty and
as the main cast. The film revolves around a police officer whose life gets changed when his brother gets arrested for a false murder case.
Iyobinte Pusthakam is a period thriller Malayalam film starring Fahadh Faasil, Lal, and Jayasurya in the lead roles. The film is set in the mid-20th century, directed by
. It tells the story of Aloshi, who returns from the war and finds out that his brother is taking the side of a cruel businessman.
You may have already watched the best comedy and romantic Malayalam movies. However, you can give a try to these super hit Malayalam action movies at least once.