Sudani from Nigeria is, obviously, a movie that stands head to head with Ee. The narrative of the film was in such a way that if something happens on screen, like a murder, it was explained later on in the film without a plot hole. The song, which featured the Mohanlal and Manju Warrier, one of the most loved on-screen pairs of Malayalam cinema, is composed by M Jayachandran. Kondoram is sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Sudeep Kumar. On this note, here we take you through some of the Malayalam movies, which made a lasting impact at the box office in the first half of 2018.Next
While its counterparts in the other southern states have been trapped in the rat race of box office numbers, Malayalam filmmakers have insulated themselves from the pressure of delivering blockbusters. However, the scribe keeps throwing one hurdle after another to its characters to keep the audience guessing and the director ably uses the elements to bring out a smart thriller that keeps the audience at the edge of their seats. Instead, the character of Dhanush is entangled into the main plot and it is not a hero-centric film as the story and the other characters play a pivotal role. However, there is still plenty of movies to look forward to. The film, which had hit the theatres by the end of March continued its run during the Vishu season as well, and it drew family audiences to the theatres. Udayakrishna, the commercial-hit maker, spins this story catering to Mammootty fans waiting to see him in a larger-than-life avatar.Next
While Jeevamshamayi from Theevandi emerged as the most loved song of the year, Manikya Malaraya from Oru Adar Love went on take the social media by storm in 2018. Kondoram Odiyan Kondoram from the Mohanlal starrer Odiyan garnered the attention of music lovers with its soulful composition and beautiful visualization. Sudani From Nigeria Sudani From Nigeria is rightly one of the most appreciated movies of the year so far. However, the success rate was not so optimistic. Instead, the songs blended well with the scenes. Poomuthole Joseph Poomuthole, which portrayed the titular character Joseph and his love for his family, is definitely one of the best compositions of the year. Set in the backdrop of politically violent Kannur, Eeda is a beautifully crafted romance drama, like most other Romeo and Juliet adaptations.
The movie, directed by Ramesh Pisharody, fetched above 7 Crores from 12 days of its run and continued the good momentum in the later days as well. Users' Rating: Synopsis:The movie's script uses the usual tropes of a shrewd leader with a purpose picking an ideal team with characters who have their own quirks but similar goals. Vijay Sethupathi is very natural with his acting skills and has given a subtle yet powerful performance. The performances by every actor, especially by , Savithri Sreedharan, and Sarasa Balussery, were extraordinary. And Madhuraraja is everything that they were waiting for. Interestingly, Suraj Venjaramoodu, the National award-winning actor who played the titular character in the movie made his singing debut with Ente Sivane. Take a look at the list of best Malayalam movies of 2018 so far.Next
Manikyamalaraya Oru Adar Love The Internet sensation of the year. Tech, Koode, Poomaram etc are the movies which produced some of the most memorable songs of the year. Forget Jessie, Jaanu will be remembered for a very long time. The good-looking fellow has received umpteen proposals from girls since childhood but as he says, he hasn't felt the spark yet. The music of the film is composed by A.Next
Certain scenes are long enough to create an impact as the director Kumar gives ample time for us to dissolve into it. Another pillar to the already astonishing film was Santhosh Narayanan SaNa and his pulsating background score. The movie has won several international awards including Hivos Tiger Award at the 2017 International Film Festival Rotterdam, and the Golden Apricot at Armenia's Yerevan International Film Festival. Omal Thamara Njan Prakashan This super-catchy romantic number is from Njan Prakashan, the recently released Fahadh Faasil movie directed by senior film-maker Sathyan Anthikad. Manikyamalaraya from the Omar Lulu movie Oru Adar Love, took the social by storm with its extremely catchy tune and the beautiful visualization. Great performances from actors including , and too are very much appreciable. .
Vaanaville, which created a romantic angle to the story, is composed by the National award-winning musician M Jayachandran and penned by the celebrated lyricist Rafeeq Ahammed. We are half-way down the year 2018, and the year has witnessed the arrival of a good number of Malayalam movies so far. The film made an indelible impact on the minds of the audiences and did a stupendous business at the box office as well. Tech is composed by Rahul Raj, one of the highly talented yet underrated musicians of Malayalam cinema. The lyrics are penned by Rafeeq Ahammed.Next
Advertising Carbon Carbon is an engaging story about a jobless youngster and his quest to unearth an ancient treasure buried deep in the jungle. The movie fanatics witnessed the industry producing some exceptionally brilliant films, which successfully garnered both the critical acclaim and commercial success, as well as some box office duds. However, when it comes to music, it was not a great year for the industry, as there are a very few songs which are worth remembering. Nine years after 'Pokkiri raja' Vysakh pairs up with Mammootty for Madhuraraja with Mammootty reprising his role as the titular character. Ore Nila is sung by Nikhil Mathew, who is best known for the popular romantic number Azhalinte Aazhangalil. Yau in terms of making quality.Next