The monotones of Kumarankari from Amen, the nameless ‘Ikkara’ from Iblis with its own set of rules and the unforgettable fictional village in Priyadarshan’s Thenmavin Kombathu—Satvik Kumar revisits these unique universes to see how Malayalam films dealt with fantastical lands
Usually films come full-circle. But here, it’s like a hypnotist’s wheel. From the centre-point of the inciting incident, the narrative (and your head) spins further and further away into an unending whirlpool.
You might be familiar with some Malayalam films that are OTT darlings. But there’s a treasure trove of films waiting to be savoured, and some of these released before the rest of the world discovered cinema from Kerala.
It can be difficult to decide what to watch in the vast world of streaming. That’s why we’re bringing you our list of 60 of the best movies currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video India (as of October 2020).
You’ve heard of Premam, you’ve might have seen Bangalore Days and you’re nursing a crush on Dulquer Salmaan. How about a few more movies to transform this tiny crush into a full-fledged romance with recent Malayalam cinema?