Here’s a list of every Malayalam movie that is set to release in the next month and all the details about the OTT platforms they are hitting.
Mollywood always puts out some of the finest content you will ever see across many popular OTT platforms. Malayalam movies are known for their realistic and powerful portrayal of common societal issues.
There have been many hits this year, like Padavettu, Varaal, and Kumari, while others have performed well at the box office. The movies span several genres like thriller, action, romance, mystery, etc. So what are the new Malayalam movies on OTT that you can watch? Read our list and find out.
Roughly translated to mean Declaration, this 2022 drama is the directorial venture of Mahesh Narayanan who is also the writer. Shebin Backer has produced the movie under the banner of Shebin Backer Productions, Mahesh Narayanan under Moving Narratives banner and Kunchacko Boban under the Kunchacko Boban Productions. The movie shows us an immigrant couple from Kerala called Hareesh and Reshmi, who work in a medical gloves factory near Delhi. The couple wants to emigrate abroad in search of a better life. During the Covid-19 lockdown, an old video resurfaces amongst the factory workers that could jeopardise the couple’s marriage and jobs.
Ariyippu OTT Release date – 16 December 2022
IMDb rating – 8.5
Cast – Kunchacko Boban, Faisal Malik, Danish Husain, Loveleen Mishra, Divya Prabha, Dimpy Mishra, Gaurav Nagar, Kannan Arunachalam, Kiran Peethambaran, Saifudheen E., Faizal Malik.
Duration – 2h 13 min
Genre – Drama
This 2022 Malayalam mystery thriller has been directed by Jeethu Joseph, with production being handled by Listen Stephen and Allwin Antony via Magic Frames and Ananya Films. KR Krishna Kumar has handled the screenplay. This story introduces us to a successful police constable called Giri. Giri tends to overthink negative life instances, and because of this, he becomes a kleptomaniac.
Kooman OTT Release date – 10 December 2022
IMDb rating – 8.1
Cast – Asif Ali, Anoop Menon, Hannah Reji Koshy, Adam Ayub, Renji Panicker, Jaffer Idukki, Arfaz Ayub, Pauly Valsan, James Eliya, Abhiram Radhakrishnan, Meghanadhan, Prasant Murali, Rajesh Paravoor, Baiju, Ramesh Thilak, Karate Karthi, Vinod Bose, Riyas Narmakala
Duration – 2h 33 min
Genre – Thriller
This political action thriller film has been penned and directed by Liju Krishna. Sunny Wayne Productions together with Yoodlee Films have come onboard as producers. Maloor in Kannur, which happens to be the native village of Liju Krishna, is where most of the film was shot. Interestingly, around 1000 villagers were trained through an acting crash course, especially for this movie. In terms of a story, this is a coming of age drama, which highlights the constant struggles of the ordinary man, who belongs to a repressed section of society always trying to get a unique identity and forge a rightful place in a world for all. Expect suspense, drama and more when you watch this flick.
Padavettu OTT Release date – 29 November 2022
IMDb rating – 8.6
Cast – Nivin Pauly, Shine Tom Chacko, Indrans, Remya Suresh, Jaffer Idukki, Aditi Balan, Vijayaraghavan, Shammi Thilakan, Anil Nedumangad, Sudheesh, Balan Parakkal, Kainakary Thankaraj, Manoj Omen, Dasan Kongad.
Duration – 2h 25min
Genre – Drama, Thriller
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This movie is the directorial venture of Anjali Menon, and has been produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Ashi Dua Sara. It has been dubbed in most major South Indian languages. The story follows a bunch of pregnant women, who all catch up at a prenatal class. Each has their own inspiring story and special identity. Nadiya Moidu has essayed the teacher who conducts the class. Her class is called “Sumana”, and Moidu’s character calls these women “real superheroes” as they get ready for motherhood. In an attempt to discover their new life, they find their true identity and solutions to some deep rooted problems. This movie has received positive reviews from audiences and critics alike and its interesting storyline is sure to make you fall in love with it.
Wonder Women release date – 18 November 2022
Udal IMDb rating – 7.2
Where to watch – SonyLiv
Genre – Drama
Cast – Nithya Menon, Parvathy Thiruvothu, and Padmapriya
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This Malayalam mythological fantasy film has been directed and written by NIrmal Sahadev. Jakes Bejoy, Nirmal Sahadev, Giju John and Sreejith Sarang have produced this movie under the Fresh Lime Sodas banner. Mridhula Pinapala, Priyanka Joseph and Aishwarya Lekshmi have come on board as co-producers. The story is about the life of Kumar, a young and relatively inexperienced girl who is wedded off to a man in Kanhirangat, a village pretty far from her home. Arriving at this new village, Kumari finds that the people hold tradition and power so dear to their heart, that they’re willing to die. This movie received positive reviews after the audiences watched it in theatres, and now you can catch this movie on an OTT platform.
Kumari release date – 17 November 2022
Kumari IMDb rating – 6.8
Where to watch – Netflix
Genre – Drama
Cast – Aishwarya Lekshmi, Shine Tom Chacko, Swasika Vijay, Surabhi Lakshmi
This is a political drama, full of twists and turns. Kerala’s CM, Achuthan Nair, and his Leftist Party, are getting ready for their 3rd straight term in the Kerala Assembly. Simultaneously, the higher ups want a young face for the party. The opposition is under pressure – they need a person for the CM’s post for the elections on the horizon. The higher ups in Delhi suggest the name of DAvid John Medayil, a wealthy politician and businessman. Achuthan Nair has been in power for the past decade and established politicians want to take him down. Can Medayil threaten Nair’s position, or will the seasoned, wily politician again emerge on top? Watch the movie and find out.
Varaal release date – 12 November 2022
Varaal IMDb rating – 7.3
Where to watch – Sun NXT
Genre – Action, Drama
Cast – Anoop Menon, David John Medayil, Sunny Wayne, Nasser Ahmed, Renji Panicker
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Well, that rounds off the new Malayalam movies on OTT. Which one are you going to watch first?
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