When we talk about the greatest actors in Indian cinema, we just cannot miss the megastar from the Southern film industries. Mammootty, lovingly called Ikka or Mammookka, has always been an inevitable part of the Malayalam film industry. With finesse and method acting, he has stolen millions of hearts. It is unfair and difficult to zero down his best movies because there are just so many of them. Since we practically cannot include them all, here are some of the very best of Mammootty’s movies that you just cannot miss. 


Directed by Balu Mahendra, this love story is achingly beautiful. Mammootty pulls off the role of a tormented prisoner with much conviction. He is paired with Shobhana and they create such magic together on screen. Watch the film to experience it.  

Streaming on: YouTube


In this film, you get to see Mammootty as a fantastic performer. His acting prowess in this one etches a place for him in your heart. This Lohithadas brilliance is a must-watch, but we warn you that it is tragic. 

Streaming on: Jio Cinemas, Eros Now

New Delhi

New Delhi undoubtedly set a benchmark for thrillers and took Mammootty to superstardom. Spanning through the life of journalist GK, this well-scripted and fantastically-made film is an exceptional entertainer and a must-watch. 

Streaming on: Jio Cinemas, Eros Now


Mathilukal is an adorable piece of art that Mammootty brought to life with his performance. Based on the novel of the same name, this film will always be one of the finest in his entire career. Slightly offbeat, but enjoyable nevertheless, this film deserves a place in your watch-list.

Streaming on: YouTube

Kottayam Kunjachan

Kottayam Kunjachan is a typical example of Mammotty’s versatility. He proved that he could handle comedy as well with much ease. Watch this film for some light-hearted entertainment. 

Streaming on: Hotstar


Most actors can pull off family roles well, but nobody does it better than Mammookka! This sentimental film should not be missed as it keeps you hooked with its innocent humor and a plethora of emotions. 

Streaming on: SunNxt

Big B

Through Big B, the actor took action movie genre in Malayalam to a different level. He aced the role of Bilal John Kurishingal with style and prowess. Big B is yet another Mammootty film that you should not miss.  

Streaming on: Zee5

Pranchiyettan and the Saint

This one is a feel-good entertainer which makes you laugh, think, and feel at the same time. Mammootty excellently portrayed the role of Pranchi, the businessman from Thrissur, and you don’t need another reason to watch the film. 

Streaming on: MXPlayer


A mystery thriller, Munnariyippu astonishes you with its script and also Mammootty’s exceptional, composed performance. This film is a must-watch for all the right reasons. 

Streaming on: YuppTV


This most recent one among the lot proves yet again the actor’s mettle. Mammootty pulls off a police officer with no display of heroism or stardom, in the most human way possible. That works well with the theme too. This hilarious, thought-provoking film deserves all the praise and audience. 

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Enjoy these movies to kill boredom while in lockdown and once you are done, come back to our blog for more recommendations. Stay home, stay safe, and keep bingeing!