If you’re looking for a solid Malayalam crime movie, then look no further than this list. We’ve got a round-up of classics and contemporary hits.
‘Rajavinte Makan’ (1986)
How can we forget this cult film and the iconic character Vincent Gomez played by Mohanlal? In the movie, Vincent help the home minister Krishnadas make a lot of money. But their relationship sours when Krishnadas betrays Vincent.
Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video, SunNxt
‘Irupatham Noottandu’ (1987)
Sagar Alias Jacky – the name is enough to tell you how iconic this film is. Starring Mohanlal, the film revolves around Sagar Alias Jacky a poor man who takes up smuggling in order to sustain himself. The risks and troubles he faces while doing the dirty business is the crux of the film.
Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video, Eros Now
‘Aryan’ is the story of a gangster battle through Devanarayanan (Mohanlal), a poor Brahmin boy who becomes a gangster in Bombay. Mohanlal is excellent Priyadarshan’s direction is exemplary.
Streaming on: Eros Now
Alexander in ‘Samrajyam’ is one of Megastar Mammootty’s most iconic roles. The film revolves around the rise and fall of Alexander, an underworld don and his rise and fall.
Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar
‘Big B’ (2007)
When their foster mother is murdered, brothers Bilal, Eddy, Murugan and Bijo, come together to find the murderer and give him what he deserves. Out of the four, Bilal John Kurishingal (Mammootty) is a gangster and his ways are nothing short of terribly cruel.
Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video, Zee5
‘Second Show’ (2012)
The film (pictured above), in which Dulquer Salmaan debuted, silently came to the theatres and attained cult status. Directed by Srinath Rajendran, it revolves around Hari, an illicit sand miner who becomes a smuggling baron.
Streaming on: YouTube