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was the face of strong women characters in Malayalam film industry. She returned to her former glory through this 2014 hit film, directed by
. The film is fully told through the viewpoint of the woman character, Nirupama. The film was a hit due to its strong story and the return of Manju Warrier into the Malayalam film industry.
2. Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu
Talking about women-centric film, nobody can avoid this strong movie, which portrays the beauty and strength of a woman. Manju Warrier showed the audience what she is capable of with her stunning performance in this strong women-centric movie.
3. "Karinkunnam 6"
Another film from the best woman actress in Malayalam film history. Manju Warrier plays the role of a volleyball coach in this 2016 release. The film was a moderate hit among the audiences and was focused on the perspective of the female lead in the movie.
Ohm Shanthi Oshaana
A love story seen through the eyes of a girl, "Ohm Shanthi Oshaana” was a big success in Malayalam film industry.
showed the beauty of a woman’s love and that helped her to win a State Award for Best Actress.
played another important role in this film, but it was Nazriya’s performance that stands above the crowd.
5. Padam Onnu Oru Vilapam
showed the audience her stunning individual performance in this social film. The film was released back in 2003 and showed all the dark side of a child marriage. The film was an eye opener towards the problem faced by female children in the society. Meera Jasmine was the winner of the National Award for Best Actress for her strong performance in this film.
Directed by one of the best directors in Malayalam, ‘
’, created a masterpiece by telling this story through the eyes of a young princess. The film is a legend among Malayalam films. It was released back in 1988. ‘
’ played the role of Vaishali in this movie.
A film that faced a lot of criticism from the film community due to its portrayal of maternal birth. Directed by ‘
’, this movie was another one of those women-centric films in Malayalam. It was released in 2013, and
played the title character.
8. 22 Female Kottayam
A film that portrays the fall and rise of a woman. “22 Female Kottayam” shows a woman who is torn apart by rape. She rose from the ashes to fight against the criminals who raped her.
played the lead role in this hit film.
‘Nandanam’ was ‘
’s debut film and her performance in this devotional film was nothing but professional. She was the highlight of the film, and the movie was completely based on the portrayal of a girl who is a complete devotee of Lord Krishna.
Directed by Hariharan and screenplay by 'M. T. Vasudevan Nair', this film was made by legends of Malayalam movie industry. The film talks about a strong lady named Indira, who is going through some hard times in her life. Actress '
' portrays the character Indira in the movie. It was released back in 1986.