7 Must-Watch Box Office Hit Malayalam Biopic Movies

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7. Odiyan (2018) - Youtube & ZEE5

This fantasy thriller is loosely based on the life of Manickan, a legendary black magician known for his shape-shifting abilities, with Mohanlal in the lead role.

6. Aami (2018) - ZEE5

This biographical drama depicts the life of Kamala Das, a renowned Indian poet, and writer, with Manju Warrier playing the lead role.

5. Haridas (2013) - ZEE5

While not a traditional biopic, it revolves around the life of a hearing-impaired father and his relationship with his son, providing a heartwarming and touching narrative.

4. Salt N' Pepper (2011) - Youtube

This romantic comedy tells the story of two food enthusiasts and their love story, with a focus on their passion for cooking, and was a box office hit.

3. Celluloid (2013) - Sun NXT

This film is a biopic on J.C. Daniel, considered the father of Malayalam cinema, showcasing his struggles and passion to make the first Malayalam silent film, "Vigathakumaran."

2. Ennu Ninte Moideen (2015) - Disney+ Hotstar

A box office success, this movie is based on the real-life love story of Moideen and Kanchanamala, who defied societal norms for their love in the 1960s, featuring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Parvathy in lead roles.

1. Mahanati (2018) - MXPlayer & Prime Video

Although originally a Telugu film, it was a box office hit and a critical success. The movie portrays the life of legendary South Indian actress Savitri, starring Keerthy Suresh in the titular role.

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