Best Malayalam Movies of 2012

by tojop | created - 15 Nov 2012 | updated - 15 Mar 2013 | Public

This is the alphabetical listing of 26 Best Malayalam Movies released in 2012.

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1. 22 Female Kottayam (2012)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A 22 year old nurse who was betrayed and raped exerts some extreme revenge on her tormentors.

Director: Aashiq Abu | Stars: Vijay Babu, Rima Kallingal, Fahadh Faasil, Prathap Pothen

Votes: 1,855

2. Ayalum Njanum Thammil... (2012)

160 min | Drama, Family, Romance

A story on how a brilliant and dedicated senior doctor molds an irresponsible amateur doctor into one much like him, and how a forbidden relationship comes in between.

Director: Lal Jose | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Prathap Pothen, Narain, Samvrutha Sunil

Votes: 2,385

3. Bavuttiyude Namathil (2012)

150 min | Comedy, Drama

Bavootty is a man of limited dreams and has not attained anything in his life.

Director: G.S. Vijayan | Stars: Mammootty, Kavya Madhavan, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Harisree Asokan

Votes: 278

4. Chapters (2012)


Comprised of four interconnected chapters, in the first chapter we see four young men undertaking a shady and risky venture for a huge sum of money when one among them faces a crisis. ... See full summary »

Director: Sunil Ibrahim | Stars: Sreenivasan, Nivin Pauly, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Shine Tom Chacko

Votes: 185

6. Diamond Necklace (2012)

157 min | Drama, Romance

The story of a young doctor who lives a luxurious life based on credit cards, chasing girls and his bad intentions once he goes bankrupt.

Director: Lal Jose | Stars: Fahadh Faasil, Samvrutha Sunil, Anusree, Gauthami Nair

Votes: 1,518

7. Ee Adutha Kaalath (2012)

162 min | Thriller

The movie features the lives of six different persons from different strata of the social life of the city, interconnected due to unexpected events beyond their control.

Director: Arun Kumar | Stars: Indrajith Sukumaran, Tanu Roy, Murali Gopy, Lena

Votes: 947

8. Grandmaster (2012)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Thriller

A veteran cop chases a cold blooded serial killer, who murders his victims in alphabetical order.

Director: B. Unnikrishnan | Stars: Mohanlal, Priyamani, Babu Antony, Arjun Nandakumar

Votes: 1,643 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Mallu Singh (2012)

150 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Ani, searching for his cousin Hari who disappeared seven years ago, ends up in Punjab where he confronts with Hareendar Singh, a.k.a Mallu Singh. Admist comical situations, Ani tries to prove Mallu Singh is Hari himself.

Director: Vysakh | Stars: Unni Mukundan, Kunchacko Boban, Samvrutha Sunil, Biju Menon

Votes: 373

10. My Boss (2012)

160 min | Comedy, Family

Manu's boss in an IT firm is Priya, an evil woman, who verbally abuses and criticises her subordinates. However, Manu's life takes a turn when Priya forces him to act as her husband to avoid going back to Australia.

Director: Jeethu Joseph | Stars: Dileep, Mamta Mohandas, Saikumar, Seetha

Votes: 1,064

11. Molly Aunty Rocks (2012)


Molly who has experienced a world outside India is a strong-willed woman. Pranav, a highly egoistic IRS officer brings up a major issue with Molly that could destroy her life. Who is going come up on top when these two clash?

Director: Ranjith Sankar | Stars: Revathy, Prithviraj Sukumaran, K.P.A.C. Lalitha, Lalu Alex

Votes: 201

12. Ozhimuri (2012)

127 min | Drama, Family

A 55-year old woman files a divorce petition against her 71-year old husband, after over 30 years of married life. Their son, and a female advocate searches for the reason and circumstances, changing their perception about some people.

Director: Madhupal | Stars: Asif Ali, Ayyappa Baiju, Bhavana, M.R. Gopakumar

Votes: 334

13. Masters (2012)

144 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

A young police officer investigating a series of seemingly unrelated murders thinks that there is more than what meets the eye.

Director: Johny Antony | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, M. Sasikumar, Mukesh, Biju Menon

Votes: 388

14. Papilio Buddha (2013)

108 min | Drama

A band of displaced untouchables in Western Ghats of India embrace Buddhism in order to escape from caste oppression.

Director: Jayan Cherian | Stars: Kallen Pokkudan, Saritha, Prakash Bare, David Briggs

Votes: 118

15. Ordinary (2012)

150 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

An accident interlinks the life of a driver and conductor of a KSRTC ordinary bus running from Pathanamthitta to Gavi with the lives of people of Gavi.

Director: Sugeeth | Stars: Kunchacko Boban, Biju Menon, Shritha Sivadas, Asif Ali

Votes: 658

16. Mayamohini (2012)

150 min | Comedy, Drama

Balakrishnan is cheated by his girlfriend, in order to make the family happy, he hires a girl, Mayamohini and pretends to be in love. Things take a turn when they realize that Mayamohini is a man.

Director: Jose Thomas | Stars: Dileep, Biju Menon, Baburaj, Sphadikam George

Votes: 416

17. Run Baby Run (I) (2012)

180 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

A reporter and a cameraman become try to uncover a political scam, but find themselves in trouble as they become involved in a grand political conspiracy.

Director: Joshiy | Stars: Mohanlal, Amala Paul, Biju Menon, Saikumar

Votes: 1,423

18. Shutter (2012)

133 min | Thriller

A family man (Rasheed) is locked with a prostitute in a commercial space by his friend. When the friend gets tangled in an inescapable web, unexpected events unravel over days and nights with them locked inside having no way out.

Director: Joy Mathew | Stars: Vinay Forrt, Lal, Sajitha Madathil, Nishaa Mathew

Votes: 960

19. Second Show (2012)

Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Crime

Lalu's life changes after gangster Vishnubuddhan makes him a part of his gang. However, when Vishnubuddhan murders his friend, Lalu sets out to seek revenge.

Director: Srinath Rajendran | Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Sunny Wayne, Gauthami Nair, Sudesh Berry

Votes: 1,524

20. Theevram (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A missing auto-rickshaw driver and unidentifiable mutilated body parts found at different places stir up an investigation revealing the history of the auto-rickshaw driver and his murderer.

Director: Roopesh Peethambaran | Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Sreenivasan, Vinay Forrt, Vishnu Raghav

Votes: 888

21. Spirit (I) (2012)

165 min | Comedy, Drama

Raghunandan is an ex-Bank of England employee who resigned his lucrative job because he was bored with the rather sedentary and mundane nature of his work. he chose journalism as his next ... See full summary »

Director: Renjith | Stars: Mohanlal, Kaniha, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Nandu

Votes: 1,689

22. Thattathin Marayathu (2012)

127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

The struggles faced when a Hindu man falls in love with a Muslim woman and the disapproval of her family.

Director: Vineeth Sreenivasan | Stars: Nivin Pauly, Isha Talwar, Srinda Ashab, Manoj K. Jayan

Votes: 3,328

23. The King and the Commissioner (2012)

183 min | Action, Thriller

Two detectives investigate the death of an intelligence agent found in a river after she discovered a Pakistani plot for a terrorist attack.

Director: Shaji Kailas | Stars: Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Jayan Cherthala, Sanjjanaa Galrani

Votes: 378

24. Trivandrum Lodge (2012)


A small residential lodge at Kochi becomes the witness for many stories, of many people, their search for love, money, sex, and true meaning of life.

Director: V.K. Prakash | Stars: Anoop Menon, Honey Rose, Jayasurya, P. Balachandran

Votes: 476

25. Unnam (2012)

141 min | Drama

This movie is a remake of the Hindi film, Johnny Gaddar.

Director: Sibi Malayil | Stars: Asif Ali, Chempil Asokan, Rajesh Hebbar, Sasi Kalinga

Votes: 62

26. Ustad Hotel (2012)

151 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life.

Director: Anwar Rasheed | Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Thilakan, Siddique, Nithya Menon

Votes: 10,207

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