The film that helped actor
Nivin Pauly to rise into star ranking in Malayalam film industry. The movie is not completely a campus film, but the central plot of the story lies closely with the college theme. The film was released back in 2015 and gained a lot of youth attention and was a trendsetter in Kerala’s college indicating its influence on campuses.
Shobana Chandrakumar Pillai were the perfect Jodi in this family entertainer. The film's crucial storyline lies in the campus times of both the central characters. Just like Premam, this film was a trendsetter back in the days of its release.
Out of the films in this list ‘Classmates’ is the complete campus film, which contains all the ingredients for a perfect college movie. It was the biggest hit film when it was released all around Kerala. Many of the famous actors like ‘
Prithviraj Sukumaran, etc. became notable actors after their performance in this hit movie.
The relatively new film, 'Aanandam’ is a perfect campus film. It talks about a group of friends and incidents that took place during their tour from college. Even though it is not shot in a college fully, the film had all the ingredients necessary for a perfect campus film.
The story plot of ‘Nammal’ is nothing close to a campus movie. But the main background for all the incidents that took place in the movie is a college. Released back in 2002, the movie was decent hit due to a strong storyline and wonderful cast along with the songs.
‘Chocolate’ was a hit film due to the big cast in the making of this film. Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya,
Samvrutha Sunil, etc. played important characters in this movie and the film itself was completely shot in a college background. The movie was a perfect combination of college life and love.
Mohanlal played the central role in this 1986 film, which was directed by Shrikumaran Thampi. The story of the movie lies close to the college life. The movie talks about three friends, acted by Mohanlal, ‘
Menaka’, and ‘
Urvashi’, who were caught up in a love triangle.
A different movie in this list. Although the movie is a complete campus film, it was said from a different perspective. The film talks about four elderly men studying in a college to solve a mystery that took place a long time ago. The movie was a decent hit due to the rich cast and different story line. ‘
Biju Menon and 'Manoj K. Jayan' played the title characters in this movie.
9. Doctor Love
A romantic comedy movie which was released in 2011. Kunchacko Boban played the main character along with many young actors of that time. The film was slightly adapted from the English movie "Hitch." It was directed by 'K. Biju'.
The best duo of the late 90’s, Kunchacko Boban and
Shalini Ajith Kumar, starred in this campus hit film. It was a real trendsetter back in 2000. Many of the songs, the romantic themes, the chemistry between the cast all helped this film to reach its success point.