1. ‘Sree Guruvayoorappan’
A film directed by ‘Ramanathan’ in the year 1964. The film is based on the theme of the Guruvayoor temple situated in Kerala. It largely discusses the temple's legend and related stories.
2. ‘Chottanikkara Amma’
The film was rich in the cast and released during the year 1976. It is focused upon the famous Temple in Kerala, named Chottanikkara. The film deals with the legend of the goddess which is worshiped in the temple. The film was mainly a success due to its powerful star cast.
Not a successful venture, but this film focuses on the hidden legend and mysteries of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple situated in Kerala. It was purely directed and did not have any great actors or actresses. But the movie goes deep into the content it is dealing with.
4. ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’
A nationally acclaimed film from Malayalam. The film mainly focuses on a couple, whose dream is to go to Hajj. It got many awards due to its rich and meaningful content.
Salim Kumar who played a key role in the film won his first National Award for Best Actor. The film moves in a devotional setup.
5. ‘Paadha Mudra’
The film is not completely based on a devotional aspect, but can be considered as a devotional film. It is based on the Oachira Temple, famously known as Dakshina Kashi. ‘
Mohanlal’ starred in this film and appeared in a double role. Many of the film setups is closely related to the temple itself.
6. ‘Sabarimala Ayyappan’
Another old film in the list. Released during 1961, it was cast well and fully focused on the Sabarimala Temple and Ayyappan. This movie was released not only in Malayalam but also in Tamil. It was released during the era when a lot of devotional films were coming into the Malayalam film industry.
Amen is a completely new film and was a decent box office hit. Fahad Fazil played an important role in this film along with other talents from Malayalam film industry. It portrays an ancient Syrian Church in a small village in Kerala and the people living around it.
Completely based on two people who play the role of two Roman cardinals, even though they are not Christians. The film is completely about the people who look into the church with great devotion and the two fraud people who bring up the change in the village.
It is a 2005 film, which completely focuses on the topic of Babri Masjid devastation and how it affects the Kerala Muslims. The subject was of great National concern and director ‘
Jayaraj’ is looking into the case as in the view of a Kerala Muslim.
Another film from the old times. The film completely focuses on a Temple in Kerala named Kodungallur. The film talks about Badrakali, a goddess and her legends. The film was released during 1968 and was star casted with actors like
Adoor Bhasi and so on.