Mohanlal has completely captivated the attention of a pan-Indian audience over the course of the past week with his captivating performance in Drishyam 2The Malayalam movie, written and directed by Jeethu Joseph, begins six years after the twisted events of the first movie, Drishyam go down, and Georgekutty (played by Mohanlal) finds himself in a difficult situation again. Don’t worry, this is a spoiler-free zone, so we won’t be showing any more details from the movie here. But if you’ve already seen the thriller, then go here to read our overview of the sequel. The new film also serves as a gateway to the Mohanlal universe for many new audiences, which we would recommend checking out the seven Mohanlal movies below on Amazon Prime Video, Disney + Hotstar and YouTube as an introductory guide to the actor’s fantastic. . work.
7 Best Mohanlal Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video, Disney + Hotstar and YouTube
1. KIREEDAM – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
Kireedam, released in 1989, is a crime drama that circles the life of Mohanlal as Sethumadhavan, a law-abiding young man whose life takes a completely different turn when he tries to settle a dispute between a cop (his father) and a local goon. The film explores multiple social themes and captures Sethu’s fear of the changing circumstances of his life in brilliant detail.
2. MANICHITRATHAZHU – DISNEY + HOTSTAR
Released in 1993, this Malayalam psychological horror movie is the top rated Indian horror movie on IMDb. It features the Drishyam 2 actor, Suresh Gopi and Shobana in the lead roles, in a plot most of us have seen come to life in Bhool Bhulaiyaa in 2007The Hindi feature film was a remake of this Fazil director that revolves around a woman and her family who believe she is possessed by the spirit of a dancer. That is interesting Manichitrathazhu has in fact been remade in four languages, including Hindi – in Kannada as Apthamitra, in Tamil as Chandramukhi and in Bengali as Rajmohol
3. IRUVAR – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
Directed by Mani Ratnam, IruvarStarring Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (this was her debut film), Tabu and Gautami, is a 1997 Tamil political drama. The plot of this highly revered film is believed to be inspired by the lives of M Karunanidhi and MG Ramachandran , and revolves around a struggling actor and petty writer who start out as good friends but quickly turn into political enemies.
4. NAMUKKU PARKKAN MUNTHIRITHOPPUKAL – DISNEY + HOTSTAR
Namukku Parkkan Munthirithoppukal (1997), with Mohanlal, Shari, Thilakan, Vineeth and Kaviyoor Ponnamma, tells the story of two young children in love, based on a book. Written and directed by Padmarajan, the Malayalam film shows the many difficulties they must overcome before finally settling in his vineyard property.
5. DASHARATHAM – YOUTUBE
Dasaratham is a 1989 Malayalam film that sheds light on surrogacy through its brilliantly written plot. The film charts the life of Rajiv Menon (played by Mohanlal), who was born in wealth but never really had anyone for him until he forms an unlikely but pleasant bond with his friend’s child and then decides to have a child. to beget. herself through surrogacy.
6. UNNAIPOL ORUVAN – YOUTUBE
Starring Mohanlal and Kamal Haasan, this 2009 Tamil thriller is a remake of A Wednesday!, starring Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah. Mohanlal plays a cop who receives an anonymous call from a man informing him that he has planted bombs in Chennai, which he will call off if a group of militants are not released from prison. The officer sensed the gravity of the situation and went looking for those bombs with his team to discover the identity of the man.
7. CHITHRAM – DISNEY + HOTSTAR
Released in 1988, Chithram, starring Mohanlal and an ensemble cast of actors, is the highest grossing Malayalam movie of all time! The plot, a comedy written and directed by Priyadarshan, follows the interdependent lives of many individuals that eventually culminate in the coming together of the two protagonists.
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