Best Suspense thriller Malayalam films from 2000
Malayalam film industry has a top position in Indian film industry. Mollywood films have low making cost when compared to other industries in India, but most of the Malayalam films have maintains a good quality. There are about more than hundred films are releasing each year in Mollywood with different genre. The view points of audience have changed lot and they support almost all good film rather than looking for any star valued actors.
Here we listed some suspense thriller Malayalam films from 2000.
Devadoothan is a mystery thriller movie directed by Sibi Malayil and which released on 25th December 2000. Mohanlal, Jayapradha, Vijayalakshmi, Vineeth Kumar are in the lead cast. The film was a novel experience to Malayali audience and got good response from the viewers. The film has won the Kerala State Film Award for Best film with Popular appeal. Vidyasagar won the Kerala state award for Best Music director for his songs in this movie.
2. Cover Story
Cover Story is Malayalam suspense thriller movie directed by GS Vijayan and which released in 2000. Suresh Gopi, Tabu, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique and Biju Menon are in the lead cast. The film narrated a revenge story and it got positive response from the viewers.
3. Sethurama Iyer CBI
The crime thriller movie Sethurama Iyer CBI is the sequel part of Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988). The film was directed by K Madhu and which released on 23rd January 2004. Mammootty, Mukesh, Jagathy Sreekumar, Kalabhavan Mani, Vineeth Kumar and Jagadhish are in the lead roles. The film is based on the story of a crime and finally the CBI officers find the real killer and which was an unpredictable ending. As like its previous parts this too maintained the same vibe and which was a super hit in that year.
4. Nerariyan CBI
The fourth part of CBI series ‘Nerariyan CBI‘ directed by K. Madhu and which released on 9th September 2005. Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar and Mukesh are in the lead roles while Thilakan, Jishnu, Gopika and Samvrutha Sunil handled other pivotal roles. As like his previous part Mammootty handled the role of a CBI officer and who finally found the real mystery of a crime. The film got tremendous response from the audience and which was a hit in that year.
5. Finger Print
Finger Print is a Malayalam Suspense thriller movie directed by Satheesh Paul and which released on 18th February 2005. Jayaram, Indrajith Sukumaran and Gopika are in the lead roles while Nedumudi Venu and Sai Kumar are in other vital roles. The film is based on a crime story, Jayaram and Indrajith are handled the roles of investigation officers. Unfortunately the film could not perform well at the box office.
6. The Tiger
The tiger is a suspense thriller movie directed by Shaji Kailas with Suresh Gopi in the lead role. The film was released om 16th December 2005. Gopika, Sai Kumar, Anand, Murali and Rajan P Dev handled the other pivotal roles. The film is based on a crime story and Suresh Gopi handles the role of a police officer. An another hit movie from Shaji Kailas and Suresh Gopi combination.
7. Chinthamani Kolacase
Chinthamani Kolacase is a crime thriller movie directed by Shaji Kailas and which was released on 31st March 2016. Suresh Gopi, Thilakan, Bhavana, Biju Menon and Kalabhavan Mani are in the lead roles. The film narrated murder of a medical student Chinthamani. Here Suresh Gopi handled the role of criminal lawyer who is very different in nature. The film was a novel experience to the Malayali viewers and which made a big impact at the box office of the state.
Classmates is a romantic thriller movie directed by Lal Jose and which released on 18th August 2006. Prithviraj, Indrajith, Jayasurya, Kavya Madhavan, Balachandra Menon, Narain, Jagathy Sreekumar and Radhika are in the lead cast. The film narrated a beautiful campus story that never happened earlier in Malayalam films. The film was a big hit in that year and collected more than 20 Crores.
Detective is a thriller Malayalam movie directed by Jeethu Joseph and which released 16th February 2007. Suresh Gopi appeared in dual roles in this crime investigation film while Sindu Menon, Devan, Kalabhavan Prajod are in other supporting roles. The film has an unpredictable end and got tremendous response from the audience. The film was a big hit in 2007 and grossed more than 30 Crores.
10. Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri
Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri is a Malayalam thriller film directed by K. Madhu and which was released on 27th July 2007. Kavya Madhavan appeared in dual roles while Suresh Gopi and Siddique are in other prominent roles. The film film shows the murder of Nadiya and ends with an unexpected twist, but it could not perform well at the box office.
Cocktail is a suspense thriller Malayalam movie Directed by Arun Kumar Aravind and which released on 22nd October 2010. Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Samvrutha Sunil are in the lead cast, the film narrated a different story. The film got positive reviews from the audience.
It is a comedy thriller movie directed by Vyshakh and which released on 7th May 2011. Jayaram, Biju Menon, Kunchacko Boban and Manoj K Jayan are in the lead roles. The film shows the story of four friends especially focused on their campus life. It made a big impact at the box office and collected more than 20 Crores.
it is a thriller Malayalam film written and directed by B. Unnikrishnan, it was released on 3rd May 2012. Mohanlal handled the male lead character while Priyamani, Anoop Menon, Narain, Babu Antony were appeared in other pivotal roles. Mohanlal handled the role of a police officer who was in an investigation to find a serial killer. It made a big impact at the box office of the state.
Shutter is a thriller Malayalam movie written and directed by Joy Mathew, it was released on 22nd February 2013. It features Lal, Sreenivasan, Vinay Forrt and Sajitha Madathil are in the lead roles. Joy Mathew described a very different story through this film and was a commercial hit. Later it remade into other 5 indian languages.
It is a romantic comedy thriller movie written (story) and directed by Sugeeth and which was released on 17th March 2012. Kunchacko Boban and Biju Menon are in the lead characters while Asif Ali, Ann Augustine, Shritha Sivadas and Lalu Alex are handling other prominent roles. Kunchacko Boban made a great comeback through this movie and it was a blockbuster hit in that year.
16. Run Baby Run
It is an action suspense thriller movie directed by Joshiy and which was released on 29th August 2012. Mohanlal, Amala Paul, Siddique, Biju Menonn, Sai Kumar are in the lead roles. The film had written by Sachy and he showed the life of two journalists. The film has an unexpected climax and it got tremendous response from audience.
17. Banking Hours 10 to 4
It was a thriller Malayalam movie directed by K. Madhu, it was release on 5th October 2012. It features Anoop Menon, Kailash, Ashokan, Jishnu, Meghna and Shankar are in the lead roles. The film shows the incidents happened in a bank during its working time 10 to 4. Director Madhu tried to show a different theme but it could not work well and bombed at the box office.
18. Mumbai Police
It was a crime thriller movie directed by Rosshan Andrrews and written by the duo Bobby-Sanjay. It features Prithviraj, Jayasurya and Rahman are in the lead roles and three of them are Police officers. Something unusual things happened to their friendship and the rest are very interesting one. Actually it was a novel experience to our viewers but could not perform well at the box office.
19. Nee Ko Njaa Cha
Nee Ko Njaa Cha is a Malayalam comedy thriller movie written and directed by Gireesh. Sunny Wayne, Sanju Sivaram, Praveen, Poojitha Menon and Sijo Rose are in the lead roles. It is a remake of English movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The film goes through the life of three friends and the changes happened to them after they went for a trip to Goa.
Munnariyippu is a Malayalam mystery thriller film written and directed by Venu, which was released on 22nd August 2014. Mammotty, Aparna Balamurali, Nedumudi Venu, Renji Panicker, Joy Mathew are in the lead roles. The film goes through the life of a prisoner Raghavan, which handled by Mammootty. Venu described a different storyline through this film.
Another thriller film from Jeethu Joseph and which released on 9th August 2013. Prithviraj Sukumaran, Vijayaraghavan and Miya George are in the lead roles. Prithvi handled the role of a police officer who was in an investigation to find a serial killer. The film ends with an unexpected climax and it made a big impact at the box office.
It is a Malayalam thriller movie written and directed by Jeethu Joseph and which released on 19th December 2013. Mohanlal, Meena, Asha Sarath, Siddique, Kalabhavan Shajohn are in the lead cast. The film shows the story of a family and some unusual things happens to their life. The film got tremendous response from the audience and collected more than 70 Crores rupees.
23. 7th day
It is a crime thriller movie written and directed by Shyamdhar, it was released on 12th April 2014. Prithviraj, Janani Iyer, Tovino Thomas, Vinay Forrt are in the lead roles, in which Prithvi handled the role of an IPS officer. It is very different experience to the viewers and was a big hit in that year.
24. Sapthamashree Thaskara
It is a Malayalam comedy movie written and directed by Anil Radhakrishna Menon, it was released on 6th September 2014. Prithviraj, Asif Ali, Chemban Vinod, Nedumudi Venu, Sudheer Karamana and Neeraj Madhav are in the lead roles while Sanusha, Reenu Mathews and Lijo Jose Pellissery are handling other pivotal roles. The film got positive response from the audience and collected around 20 Crores.
25. Puthiya Niyamam
It is a drama thriller movie written and directed by AK Sajan, it was released on 12th February 2016. Mammootty and Nayanthara are handling the lead characters in this film. Actually it is a revenge story described in a different manner and ends with an unexpected twist/suspense.
Vettah is marked as the last film of ace filmmaker Rajesh Pillai and which was released on 26th February 2016. Kunchacko Boban, Indrajith Sukumaran and Manju Warrier are in the lead cast. Rajesh maintained the same vibe as like his previous works.
It is a horror thriller film written and directed by Jayakrishnan, it was released on 10th February 2017. Prithviraj, Priya Anand, Sujith Shankar are in the lead roles. The film goes through the life of Ranjan (Pritvi) and his wife Priya (Priya Anand) and the unusual things happens to the life of them. It was taken in a different manner and it grossed more than 50 crores across the world.