When did the sequel tradition start in Malayalam cinema? And which are the films that have proved worthy successors? Saumya Varier and Satvik Kumar dig deep to come up with a list of 10 films, and some special mentions.
From Mammootty to Mohanlal and Prithviraj, every top star in Malayalam cinema has played a version of an alcohol-loving person. Satvik Kumar lists films that dealt with alcoholism with empathy, and even humour.
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.