2021 Malayalam Movies Release

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Your complete guide to the Malayalam feature films released in the year 2021. The list is up-to-date and sorted as per the date of release. Start rating and keep watching those missed out titles.

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1. Guardian (I) (2021)


The story revolves around a doctor who tries to save his wife when her past haunts her.

Director: Satheesh Paul | Stars: Saiju Kurup, Sijoy Varghese, Mia George, Nayana Elza

Votes: 170

January 1, 2021 - Prime Reels Release (Worldwide)

2. Confessions of a Cuckoo (2021)

97 min | Drama

Sherin is pursuing a journey through lives of many children's who went through brutal abuses in past. She meets with many stories for her documentary including story of Naseema and Anna which makes U Turn to Sherin's past.

Director: Jay Jithin Prakash | Stars: Durga Krishna, Arjun Nandakumar, Dinesh Neelakandan, Arjun Ravindran

Votes: 20

January 8, 2021 - Prime Reels Release (Worldwide)

3. The Great Indian Kitchen (2021)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

After marriage, a woman struggles to be the submissive wife that her husband and his family expect her to be. The story follows her journey, as she changes herself and, even more so, changes the household.

Director: Jeo Baby | Stars: Nimisha Sajayan, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Ajitha V.M., T. Suresh Babu

Votes: 4,392

January 15, 2021 - Nee Stream Release (Worldwide)

4. Vellam (I) (2021)

154 min | Biography, Drama

An alcoholic is left stranded by society, friends and family until he successfully completes his de-addiction. Will they accept him when he is clean and sober?

Director: Prajesh Sen | Stars: Samyuktha Menon, Siddique, Drishya Dinesh, Jayasurya

Votes: 1,151

January 22, 2021

5. Vaanku (2021)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Razia, who belongs from a conservative town of Kerala, lives happily with her family. During her final year semester, Razia and her friends discuss their desires where she unveils her one wish to fulfill before the end of her student life.

Director: Kavya Prakash | Stars: Joy Mathew, Anaswara Rajan, Major Ravi, Sirajudheen

Votes: 365

January 29, 2021

6. Love (IV) (2020)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

The story of a family and the various situations navigated by a husband and wife.

Director: Khalid Rahman | Stars: Shine Tom Chacko, Rajisha Vijayan, Gokulan, Sudhi Koppa

Votes: 959

January 29, 2021 - India Release

8. Saajan Bakery Since 1962 (2021)

124 min | Comedy, Family

Saajan Bakery Since 1962 revolves around a family-owned bakery that faces sibling rivalry between the two children of the Bakery's founder Saajan.

Director: Arun Chandu | Stars: Aju Varghese, Lena, Ranjitha Menon, Ganesh Kumar

Votes: 363

February 11, 2021 - GCC Release February 12, 2021 - India Release

9. Yuvam (2021)

113 min | Drama, Thriller

Three young and not so successful lawyers fight against a social evil.

Director: Pinku Peter | Stars: Amith Chakalakkal, Dayyana Hameed, Abhishek Raveendran, Nirmal Palazhi

Votes: 233

February 12, 2021

10. Operation Java (2021)

146 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The story revolves around a group of officers and a series of mysteries, events and cases reported before them in the Cyber Cell. It is also about how they plan and execute their operations.

Directors: Tharun Moorthy, Sudhi Maddison | Stars: Balu Varghese, Lukman Lukku, Irshad, Binu Pappu

Votes: 478

February 12, 2021

11. Drishyam 2 (2021)

152 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A gripping tale of an investigation and a family which is threatened by it. Will Georgekutty be able to protect his family this time?

Director: Jeethu Joseph | Stars: Mohanlal, Meena, Ansiba, Esther Anil

Votes: 23,628

February 19, 2021 - Prime Video Release (Worldwide)

12. Black Coffee (I) (2021)

142 min | Comedy

Will cook Babu who shares a deep bond with Kalidasan return to the latter's house after their misunderstanding?

Director: Baburaj | Stars: Ponnamma Babu, Baburaj, Sphadikam George, Thezni Khan

Votes: 79

February 19, 2021

14. Thirike (2021)

108 min | Drama

A young crafty man kidnaps his own brother, who has Down Syndrome, from his adoptive parents in an attempt to reclaim his past.

Directors: George Kora, Sam Xavier | Stars: Anju Abraham, Ayden Abraham, Sarasa Balussery, Jinu Ben

Votes: 223

February 26, 2021 - Nee Stream Release (Worldwide)

15. Ice Orathi (2021)

101 min | Drama

Story about how a woman influences a man and how one can live happily without influence of their desires.

Director: Akhil Kavungal | Stars: Hareesh Peradi, Neeraja, Nirmal Palazhi, Binu Pappu

Votes: 29

March 5, 2021 - Prime Reels Release (Worldwide)

16. The Priest (I) (2021)

140 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A priest and a police officer are trying to solve a set of mysterious suicides. As their investigation closes in, they discover another crime with even farther-reaching consequences.

Director: Jofin T. Chacko | Stars: Mammootty, Nikhila Vimal, Manju Warrier, Monica

Votes: 4,443

March 11, 2021

17. Tsunami (2021)

122 min | Comedy

Bobby is a young man who goes to a seminary in Goa to become a priest, despite his family opposes that. But something happens during his journey so that he ends it there and returns home.

Directors: Lal, Jean Paul Lal | Stars: Balu Varghese, Mukesh, Innocent, Aju Varghese

Votes: 352

March 11, 2021

18. Varthamanam (2021)

123 min | Drama

Faiza joins Delhi University as a research student. She gets acquainted with Amal and other students with a sharp political stance. However, the dynamics of campus life take new forms after the killing of her roommate's brother.

Director: Sidhartha Siva | Stars: Aurora Adya, Karuna Singh Chauhan, Dain Davis, Himanshu Dhankhar

Votes: 155

March 12, 2021

19. Meezan (2021)

133 min | Drama

An enigmatic story of an innocent friendship between Koyakutty, an orphan devout Muslim and his childhood friend Jamaal who values his friend more than himself.

Directors: Jabbar Chemmadu, Jamnas Muhammed | Stars: Jabbar Chemmadu, Anjali Nair, Niyaaz Meccazreal, Anjana Menon

March 12, 2021

20. Mohan Kumar Fans (2021)

126 min | Drama

Mohan Kumar is an ex-superstar, and Krishnan Unni is his greatest fan who is also his driver. It depicts the lengths that Krishnan Unni, Mohan Kumar's friends and family goes to, to keep Mohan Kumar happy no matter what it takes.

Director: Jis Joy | Stars: Kunchacko Boban, Siddique, Anarkali Nazar, Mukesh

Votes: 140

March 19, 2021

21. Deira Diaries (2021)

128 min | Drama

It is the story about a man told through the viewpoints of various others. His name is Yosuf in the story. The man from Kerala, India lives in UAE for 30 years. He touches the lives of many through his simple words and actions.

Director: Mushthaque Rahman Kariyaden | Stars: Arfaz Iqbal, Shalu Rahim, Abu Valayamkulam, Roni Abraham

Votes: 21

March 19, 2021 - Nee Stream Release (Worldwide)

22. Ole Kanda Naal (2021)

122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A campus full of stupid students. The film is about the story of a Muslim girl coming from an Orthodox family and then an eventful event.

Director: Musthafa Gutz | Stars: Deljo Dominic, Shivaji Guruvayoor, Jothish Jo, Santhosh Keezhattoor

Votes: 22

March 19, 2021

23. Kala (2021)

130 min | Thriller

A psychological thriller that revolves around Shaji who faces an intriguing conflict with the many layered shades of human behavior.

Director: Rohith V.S. | Stars: Tovino Thomas, Sumesh Moor, Lal, Divya Pillai

Votes: 649

March 25, 2021

24. One (II) (2021)

151 min | Drama, Thriller

Story of Kadakkal Chandran, the Chief Minister of Kerala whose uncompromising attitude towards corruption and his dictatorial actions has gained him a lot of enemies. The events gets more intense when he faces an allegation.

Director: Santhosh Viswanath | Stars: Mammootty, Joju George, Murali Gopy, Mathew Thomas

Votes: 1,624

March 26, 2021

25. Aanum Pennum (2021)

97 min | Drama

An anthology film that takes you through three different eras in the history of Kerala with three different stories.

Directors: Aashiq Abu, Venu Isc, Jay.k, Jay K. | Stars: Asif Ali, Joju George, Roshan Mathew, Samyuktha Menon

Votes: 38

March 26, 2021

26. Biriyaani (2019)

95 min | Drama

The movie chronicles the life of Khadeeja, a married Muslim woman confined within the four walls of the household, forced to conceal her desires in the name of religious and societal norms.

Director: Sajin Baabu | Stars: Mini I G, Shailaja Jala, Thonakkal Jayachandran, Kani Kusruti

Votes: 375

March 26, 2021 - Theatrical Release

27. Chiri (2021)

123 min | Comedy

The film is based on the misdeeds of a friend who arrives at Mathew's uninvited wedding

Director: Joseph P. Krishna | Stars: Roni Abraham, Joe John Chacko, Aneesh Gopal, Kevin Jose

Votes: 21

March 26, 2021 - Prime Reels Release (Worldwide)

28. Innumuthal (2021)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

The life of Abhinandan, an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, turns upside down after a stranger arrives to meet him.

Director: Rejishh Midhila | Stars: Uday Chandra, Gokulan, Indrans, Sooraj Pops

Votes: 95

March 28, 2021 - ZEE Release (Worldwide)

29. Anugraheethan Antony (2021)

120 min | Drama, Romance

A happy-go-lucky Antony disappoints his Dad who was a teacher, so his Dad brings home 2 puppies to insult Antony and show him how thankful Dogs are. Antony despises the Dogs and never leaves any chances to trouble them.

Director: Prince Joy | Stars: Sunny Wayne, Gouri Kishan, Siddique, Suraj Venjaramoodu

Votes: 335

April 1, 2021

30. Aarkkariyam (2021)

126 min | Drama

Shirley and Roy in the middle of an impending Covid lock-down and a personal financial crisis, leave their Mumbai home for Shirley's home in Pala where her father Ittyavira stays. Roy soon finds that her home is not what he thought it is.

Director: Sanu John Varughese | Stars: Biju Menon, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Sharafudheen, Saiju Kurup

Votes: 38

April 1, 2021

31. Irul (2021)

91 min | Mystery, Thriller

When a car breakdown forces a couple to seek shelter in a nearby home, conversations with the stranger inside soon suggest there's a killer among them.

Director: Naseef Yusuf Izuddin | Stars: Fahadh Faasil, Soubin Shahir, Darshana Rajendran, Mashar Hamsa

Votes: 2,185

April 1, 2021 - Netflix Release (UAE) April 2, 2021 - Netflix Release (India)

32. Kaatinarike (2021)

136 min | Drama

The story of a poor family, a father, mother and two children live happily in a beautiful valley. Adversities affect them. But they overcome them with their true faith and fine deeds.

Director: Roy Karakkatt Capuchin | Stars: Asokan, Sini Abraham, Joseph Puthenpurackal, Chali Pala

Votes: 5

April 4, 2021 - Prime Reels Release (Worldwide)

33. Joji (2021)

113 min | Crime, Drama

Joji, an engineering dropout and the youngest son of a rich family lives with his aspirations of becoming super wealthy. Driven by greed and blind ambition, he decides to execute his plans following an unexpected event in the family.

Director: Dileesh Pothan | Stars: Fahadh Faasil, Dileesh Pothan, Unnimaya Prasad, Basil Joseph

Votes: 4,904

April 6, 2021 - Prime Video Release (UAE) April 7, 2021 - Prime Video Release (India)

34. Nayattu (2021)

124 min | Thriller

Three police officers who are on a run for life, escaping the outbreak against them due to the unlawful arrest and torture of a civilian. It brings in a few shades of arrogant yet very much human police officers and their helplessness.

Director: Martin Prakkat | Stars: Kunchacko Boban, Joju George, Nimisha Sajayan, Jaffer Idukki

Votes: 1,586

April 8, 2021

35. Chathur Mukham (2021)

138 min | Horror, Thriller

An ambitious young woman faces a supernatural force through technology. Will she be able to survive the onslaught and solve this unheard phenomenon?

Directors: Ranjeet Kamala Sankar, Salil V. | Stars: Manju Warrier, Sunny Wayne, Srikant Murali, Jai Vishnu

Votes: 355

April 8, 2021

36. Nizhal (2021)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

John Baby, who is recouping from a traumatic accident, meets Nitin, a young boy who interests him with murder stories. When Baby explores the possibility of Nitin's stories by mapping the events, it matches with the real-time incidents.

Director: Appu N. Bhattathiri | Stars: Nayanthara, Kunchacko Boban, Lal, Aima Sebastian

Votes: 538

April 9, 2021

37. Krishnankutty Pani Thudangi (2021)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

Unni, a male nurse, is known for reciting horror stories in a captivating manner. But one such recitation turns his life upside down.

Director: Sooraj Tom | Stars: Vishnu Unnikrishnan, Saniya Iyappan, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Sabitha Calicut

Votes: 328

April 11, 2021 - ZEE Release (Worldwide)

38. Kho Kho (2021)

119 min | Drama, Sport

Malayalam Feature Film based on the Indian tag sport Kho-Kho. The film is written and directed by Rahul Riji Nair and is produced by First Print Studios. Rajisha Vijayan plays the central protagonist in the film.

Director: Rahul Riji Nair | Stars: Rajisha Vijayan, Venkitesh V.P., Rahul Riji Nair, Mamitha Baiju

Votes: 58

April 14, 2021

39. Wolf (2021)

113 min | Thriller

When the police try to unravel the truth behind a series of mysterious crimes in a locality, they face an unexpected situation.

Director: Shaji Azeez | Stars: Arjun Asokan, Samyuktha Menon, Irshad, Shine Tom Chacko

Votes: 128

April 18, 2021 - ZEE Release (Worldwide)

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