Top 20 Malayalam Movies of 2021 | Best Malayalam Films 2021 - Times of India (2024)

Are you someone who cannot afford to miss any information related to the latest Malayalam movies? Well, then welcome to the ultimate destination, where you could know everything about the latest Malayalam movies. In this segment, we provide a list of the top 20 Malayalam movies released in 2021. This list might also help you to decide on which film to revisit. Scroll down!

1Ellam Sheriyakum (2021)4.0/5Star: Asif Ali,Rajisha Vijayan,Siddique,Balu VargheseEllam Sheriyakum does not support any ideology, but shows a mirror to the problems in both political parties, and is not pedantic while doing so
2Vellam, The Essential Drink (2021)4.0/5Star: Jayasurya,Samyuktha MenonMurali ignores the people around him who struggle due to his unhealthy use of alcohol. A young and energetic man, who is supposed to have a happy life with his parents, wife and child, mostly sleeps on the streets. How long will people who love him tolerate this?
3Kunjeldho (2021)3.5/5Star: Asif Ali,Vineeth Sreenivasan,Siddique,Roopesh PeethambaranA campus romance and coming-of-age story
4Bheemante Vazhi (2021)3.5/5Star: Kunchacko Boban,Chemban Vinod Jose,Suraj Venjaramoodu,Jinu Joseph,Nirmal Palazhi,Shabareesh VarmaDirector Ashraf Hamza breathes life into Chemban Vinod’s charming script and brings his gentle touch to the film
5Jan.E.Man (2021)3.5/5Star: Lal,Arjun Ashokan,Balu Varghese,Basil Joseph,Ria Saira,Chembil Ashokan,Prashanth MuraliThis is a film that will make you both laugh and cry at the same time, offering insights into the meaning of happiness, togetherness, friendship and more.
6Kurup (2021)3.5/5Star: Dulquer Salmaan,Sobhita Dhulipala,Indrajith Sukumaran,Shine Tom Chacko,Sunny WayneThe story is a tough one to tell, but the makers keep you on the edge of the seat, even when the narration goes back and forth in time to chart Kurup’s mysterious misdeeds
7Kho Kho (2021)3.5/5Star: Rajisha Vijayan,Venkitesh VP,Mamitha BaijuIn a state where we grew up admiring how coach Nambiar and his protégé Usha brought back athletic glory in truckloads, Kho Kho is a highly relatable tale of a talented athlete transferring her spark of desire onto the next generation
8Nayattu (2021)3.5/5Star: Joju George,Kunchacko Boban,Nimisha SajayanA couple of policeman get into a scuffle with the goon and throw him into the cell. The issue spins out of control however, when the three CPOs are caught in an accident
9Aanum Pennum (2021)3.5/5Star: Asif Ali,Indrajith Sukumaran,Joju George,Nedumudi Venu,Roshan Mathew,Samyuktha Menon,Basil Joseph,Kaviyoor PonnammaAanum Pennum plays mostly into the stereotype of an F-rated cinema. There is the "empowered" strong and bold woman at the face of a crisis most often created by a physically or socially mighty abusive man.
10Kala (2021)3.5/5Star: Tovino Thomas,Divya Pillai,Lal,Sumesh MoorThough there is a lot of extreme action in the film, it ends on a different note and also offers the audience an intriguing message. The film can be a visual treat for those who love action movies.
11Vaanku (2021)3.5/5Star: Vineeth,Joy Mathew,Anaswara Rajan,Nandana VarmaAn interesting thought instilled in the minds of Raziya and her classmates by a teacher urges Raziya to reveal her biggest wish – to recite the azaan. And all hell breaks loose, predictably.
12Oru Thathvika Avalokanam (2021)3.0/5Star: Joju George,Aju Varghese,Abhirami,Shammi Thilakan,Major Ravi,PrasanthWhile the movie effectively pokes fun at political parties and their antics and elicits abundant laughter through the same, its proceedings, after a point, are too old school and cinematic to have an effect
13Meow (2021)3.0/5Star: Soubin Shahir,Mamta Mohandas,Salim KumarThe film brings in messages about tolerance of other religions and communities, and also about not stifling children
14Michael's Coffee House (2021)3.0/5Star: Dheeraj Denny,Renji Panicker,Spadikam George,Jins Baskar,Mohan Sharma,Pradeep Kottayam,Sinoj Varghese,SeethaJisso Jose's powerful script keeps the audience keen about the suspense, which is nicely knitted in with family ties and the emotions
15Aaha ()3.0/5Star: Indrajith Sukumaran,Ashwin Kumar,Manoj K. Jayan,Sidhartha Siva,Amith Chakalakkal
16Anugraheethan Antony (2021)3.0/5Star: Sunny Wayne,Gouri G Kishan,Indrans,Suraj Venjaramoodu,Baiju Santhosh,Prashanth Alexander,Jaffer IdukkiAntony's father believes he is a good-for-nothing person and buys two dogs and raises them as his children. The whole scenario irks Antony. The movie is about how his life changes
17Aarkkariyam (2021)3.0/5Star: Biju Menon,Parvathy,Sharafudheen,Saiju KurupThe story progresses at a slow-breathing pace, piecing together the kind of montages that most people have experienced during the lockdown
18One (2021)3.0/5Star: Mammootty,Murali Gopy,Joju George,Nimisha Sajayan,Salim Kumar,Jagadish,Siddique,Gayathri ArunAlthough One is built around a power struggle, the main focus of the movie is the Chief Minister - his personal and professional lives.
19Mohan Kumar Fans (2021)3.0/5Star: Kunchacko Boban,Anarkali Nazar,Siddique,Asif Ali,Sreenivasan,Ramesh Pisharody,Vinay Forrt,Sethu Lakshmi,Saiju KurupAs a film about the film industry, the movie’s approach is realistic and also gently touches upon the latest trends of manufacturing one’s ‘viral’ moment and crafting a social media persona
20Varthamanam (2021)3.0/5Star: Parvathy,Roshan Mathew,Siddique,Dain DavisResearch student Faiza Sufiya's secular ideals put her at loggerheads with fundamentalists from not only from her community, but also from Hindutva proponents. The events that follow remind us of the news we watch, read and hear all too frequently around us.
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