Malayalam movies have inspired many horror and thriller movies in movie industries around the nation. The natural and subtle acting has gained many fans in this industry despite belonging to other languages, the beauty of it all is well-wrapped script and direction.
Here is a list of 10 such movies which made us curious about the mystery prevailing in their plots.
Mumbai Police is a 2013 psychological thriller starring
Prithviraj Sukumaran, the movie revolves around the protagonist the ACP who suffers amnesia for a while and now has to track down his friend’s murderer once again. The movie keeps revealing mysteries that the hero himself forgets.
Memories is another Prithviraj starrer crime thriller released in 2013, the story revolves around the protagonist who is an ex-cop and has lost most of the meaning of his life and for his talents is forced by the police to investigate a series of murders and to catch a potential serial murderer on the loose.
Drishyam is a drama thriller starring ‘
Mohanlal’, the film revolves around a normal middle-class family which one day encounters a mishap due to some unexpected turn of events with their children. Now, the family has to fight the world to prove they are innocent.
Detective is a 2007 suspense thriller film, the plot revolves around a mysterious suicide of a woman who happens to be the wife of a renown politician and with the election approaching our protagonist must get to the bottom of the case.
Seniors is a mystery thriller which revolves around four students who resolve to get back to their lives and stand on their feet by resuming their studies after a gap of fourteen years, as they begin their journey, they unravel few secrets which were kept from them.
Neram is a black comedy thriller starring
Nivin Pauly and
Nazriya Nazim. The unsettled man while searching for his job has to face many humiliations and also is now under pressure to elope with the love of his life.
Traffic is a 2011 Malayalam thriller movie which got a lot of praise for its narration of various incidents that happen at the Kochi junction in Traffic, a very intriguing movie with an IMDb rating of 8/10.
Anarkali is a romantic- thriller movie starring Prithviraj; the movie has us pining for the hero to achieve his love. The story revolves around an expelled Navy officer who falls in love with his senior’s daughter yet still pursues her after years.
Munnariyippu is a mystery thriller starring ‘
Mammootty’, the story revolves around the protagonist who happens to be a lonely man who has been relieved from jail and as fate would have it meets with a hard working journalist who wants to prove herself.
Grand Master is a thriller movie starring Mohanlal, the movie revolves around an IPS officer who has to get over his personal grieves and face a challenging task sent to him by a stranger.