1. ‘Twenty Twenty’ (2008)
The first ever attempt of its kind, this film became a milestone in the history of Malayalam cinema. The movie includes almost all the actors who have a membership in AMMA (Association of Malayalam Movie Artists). It has '
Suresh Gopi, '
Jayaram', and '
Dileep' in the lead roles. Produced by the Grand Production Company of 'Dileep', it made a huge commercial success. The effort of veteran director 'Joshi', the scriptwriters Siby K. Thomas and '
Udayakrishna', and cinematographer 'P. Sukumar' also contributed to the success of this picture.
Amar Akbar Anthony’ (2015)
This film feature three superstars,'
Prithviraj Sukumaran' '
Jayasurya', and '
Indrajith' as the lead characters. Directed by 'Nadirshah', it became a super hit in the year 2015, with a collection of 28 crores. The debutant scriptwriters,
Bibin George, and
Vishnu Unnikrishnan made the screenplay. It portrays the life of three friends who belong to the ‘new-gen’ category, and at the same time gives a social message.
Bangalore Days’ (2014)
Anjali Menon, this film features a host of versatile actors like
Nazriya Nazim, and '
Parvathy'. With 'Dulquer', Nivin Pauly, and 'Fahadh' as heroes, the picture achieved a grand success and critical appreciation. Each Character of the movie has their stories to tell, and the friendship of three cousins, '
Divya', 'Aju', and 'Kuttan', fabricates a link between the different stories. Produced by
Anwar Rasheed, it gained a box-office collection of 50 crores.
4. ‘Harikrishnans’ (1998)
With Mohanlal and 'Mammootty' as heroes, this film is a romantic suspense thriller, along with a generous amount of humor. Directed by '
Fazil', it has brought together the superstars on screen after long years. Mohanlal produced the movie under the banner of Pranavam Arts International, and it turned out as a super hit of the year. It has
Juhi Chawla as the heroine, and also many other artists like Innocent,
Nedumudi Venu, Baby Shyamili, and
Kunchacko Boban in the lead roles.
Pokkiri Raja’ (2010)
This film released in 2010 stars 'Mammootty' and 'Prithviraj' in the lead roles with
Shriya Saran as the heroine. This directorial debut of 'Vyshakh', with the script of Siby K. Thomas and 'Udayakrishna', made it to the top hit of the year. It was remade in Hindi as Boss with
Akshay Kumar and in Telugu as '
Bhai' with '
Directed by the veteran director
Lal Jose, this film features Dulquer Salmaan and
Unni Mukundan as heroes and
Namitha Pramod as the heroine. Though the movie revolves around a love relationship, it is a motivational story. More than the story, it was the naturalistic and charismatic artistic finesse of these actors that attracted more appreciation. Also, the songs of this film by '
Bijibal Maniyil' also received wide critical acclaim.
Christian Brothers’ (2011)
This movie directed by '
Joshiy', has 'Mohanlal', 'Suresh Gopi', 'Dileep' , and '
Sarath Kumar' in the lead roles. Produced under the banner of Varnachithra Big Screen and AVA Productions, it collected twice the budget amount. Along with the background score of '
Rajamani', the film proved to be a complete action entertainer.
Kavya Madhavan, '
Lakshmi Gopalaswamy play the female lead roles.
8. ‘Urumi’ (2011)
It is a historical film inspired by the freedom fight. Directed by
Santosh Sivan, it is the debut attempt of 'Prithviraj' as a producer. It has 'Prithviraj' and
Prabhu Deva as heroes, '
Genelia DSouza' and '
Nithya Menen' as heroines, and '
Vidya Balan in special appearances. Produced by
Shaji Nadesan, 'Prithviraj', and Santosh Sivan with a budget of 20 crores, the film was a commercial success and received many awards.
Happy Husbands’ (2010)
This picture features 'Jayaram', ' Indrajith ', and 'Jayasurya' as the heroes. Written by
Krishna Poojappura and directed by
Saji Surendran, the movie invited several controversies including a criminal case alleged of a copy of the script. However, it became a huge commercial success and completed 150 days in the theaters.
10. ‘Seniors’ (2011)
This film directed by 'Vyshakh', with the screenplay of 'Sachi' and 'Sethu', stars 'Jayaram', Manoj K. Jayan,
Biju Menon and Kunchacko Boban in the lead. This comedy suspense thriller proved to be a box-office hit of the year. It tells the story of four friends who goes back to college after long years. But the unexpected incidents in the college turn the course of their life. The blend of humor and wit with suspense and mystery keeps the audience engaged throughout.