Industry hits in Malayalam film industry

Malayalam Industry Hits

The box office revenue of Malayalam films has been increased considerably in this decade. Drishyam became the first 50 crore movie in 2013. In the last century, movies were getting less revenue compared to recent crop of hit movies. It is true that ticket charges and number of theatres has helped movies to amass good box office collections. Mohanlal's latest movie Pulimurugan is all set to become the first 100 crore movie in the history of Malayalam. Here we list the Industry hits in Malayalam film industries.

What is an industry hit?

A movie which breaks all the box office records of an industry is called an industry hit

Film Year Cast
Lucifer 2019 Mohanlal
Pulimurugan* 2016 Mohanlal
Drishyam 2013 Mohanlal
Twenty 20 2008 Mammootty, Mohanlal
Classmates 2006 Prithviraj
Rajamanikyam 2005 Mammootty
Narasimham 2000 Mohanlal
Aaram Thampuran 1997 Mohanlal
Chandralekha 1997 Mohanlal
Aniyathipravu 1997 Kunchacko Boban
Hitler 1996 Mammootty
The King 1995 Mammootty
Manichitrathazhu 1993  Mohanlal
Akashadoothu 1993 Murali, Madhavi
Kilukkam 1991 Mohanlal
Chitram 1988 Mohanlal
Irupatham Noottandu 1987 Mohanlal
New Delhi 1987 Mammootty
Ente Maamattikuttiyammakku 1983 Bharath Gopi, Baby Shalini
Angadi 1980 Jayan
Chemmeen 1965 Madhu, Sathyan, Sheela
Neelakkuyil 1954 Sathyan, Miss Kumari
Nallathanka 1950 Miss Kumari, Augustin Joseph

† Considered as the first Malayalam mega hit movie [ref]

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