The year 2017 has begun and Malayalam film industry has started off on a very high note with blockbuster movies like Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol starring MohanlalJomonte Suviseshangal starring Dulquer Salmaan and Ezra starring Prithviraj. If you thought 2016 was one crazy year for Mollywood, then prepare yourself for an even crazier year. The year 2016 saw Malayalam cinema delivering us fans some nail-biting thrillers like Oozham and Oppam, rib-tickling comedy movies like Pretham, Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, action movies like Action Hero Biju, IDI, Pulimurugan and also few feel-good movies like Guppy, Aanandam and Ann Mariya Kalipilanu. So, let's have a look at a few exciting movies lined up this year that promise to make our 2017 more entertaining than ever.

1971 Beyond BordersUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowAfter delivering back-to-back superhits for the longest time, Mohanlal aka Lalettan will be back with this Indian war drama, which is set against the backdrop of the 1972 Indo-Pak war. The movie will have Mohanlal portraying the role of an army officer. One of the interesting facts about this movie is that Mohanlal iss a Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army which was conferred upon him in 2009. He is the first and the only Indian actor to be given this honor. The other interesting fact of this movie is that it is directed by Major Ravi who is a former Indian Army officer. Major Ravi has already directed a few war based movies – Keerthi Chakra (2006), Kurukshetra (2008) and Picket 43 (2015).

The movie also stars two popular non-Malayalee actors – Allu Sirish and Arunoday Singh. With this really interesting cast and crew, we can't wait to catch this one when it releases in April 2017.

LuciferUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShow

Mohanlal, Prithviraj and Kunchacko Boban yes, these three are collaborating in a movie together!  The excitement levels went through the roof when this project was announced. Prithviraj will be donning the director's hat for Lucifer, did you know this? The excitement and expectations with this movie just keep increasing. 

Hey JudeUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowNivin Pauly is a born star. With blockbuster movies like Bangalore Days (2014), Premam (2015) and Action Hero Biju (2016) already to his credit, the charming actor will be paired opposite Trisha. The beautiful actress will be making her Mollywood debut opposite our very own Nivin in this movie directed by Shyamaprasad. From the first look poster, the movie looks like a complete love story. Who else is excited to see this new pairing on the big screen?

SakhavuUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowApart from the movie Hey Jude, Nivin will be seen in the movie Sakhavu which is a political drama. The actors will be seen sporting his trademark beard in this movie which was made popular in his 2015 film Premam. Sakhavu will also star Jomonte Suviseshangal fame Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead. The movie written and directed by Sidhartha Siva is all set for a March 2017 release. Will Nivin's look in this movie be a trendsetter among the young Malayalam film fans? Let's wait and watch!

VimaanamUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowPrithviraj will be seen playing the role of a deaf and mute man who builds an ultra-light aircraft named Saji X- Air S with limited resource and no Government support in the Pradeep M. Nair directed movie Vimaanam. It is the true story of a man named Saji M.Thomas who went against all odds to pursue his dream. This will be one movie to watch, don't you agree?

My StoryUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowThe hit pair of the National Award Winning movie Ennu Ninte Moideen will be seen sharing the screen space again in the movie My Story directed by debutant Roshni Dinaker. Moideen and Kanchanmala of Ennu Ninte Moideen will be Jay and Tara in this romantic-musical. Will Parvathy and Prithviraj's on-screen chemistry work again? We will have to wait and watch!

The Great FatherUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowMammootty may not have had a great year in 2016 but it seems like he is working hard to change his luck at the box office this year. The first look and the teaser of the movie have his fans going crazy as Mamooka's character David Ninan gives the same vibe as his popular character Bilal in Big B (2007). We hope The Great Father does well and from the looks of its craze on social media already, Mammootty has nothing to worry about.

CIA: Comrade In AmericaUpcoming Malayalam Movies To Be Excited For in 2017- BookMyShowDulquer who already delivered a hit earlier this year in the form of Jomonte Suviseshangal has the movie CIA: Comrade In America lined up next. Quite an interesting title, don't you agree? The movie has been recently announced and the shooting for which is currently taking place in the US. With Nivin also starring in a political drama this year (Sakhavu), we will have to wait and watch which actor will take the cake this year.

Which movie do you think will emerge as blockbuster hits this year? Comment below and let us know!