Malayalam Onam movies 2018 - Here’s what to expect
Onam, the biggest season for Malayalam cinema is coming. Five biggies including Kayamkulam Kochunni, Oru Kuttanadan Blog and Varathan are ready to lock horns with each other this season. Take a look at the list of Malayalam movies releasing during the 2018 Onam season.
1. Kayamkulam Kochunni
Nivin Pauly - Rosshan Andrrews team’s grand budget movie Kayamkulam Kochunni is the most anticipated movie of the season for sure. The presence of Mohanlal in it should be an added advantage for the movie at the box office. Because of the large funding and the script written by Bobby - Sanjay, we can surely expect a movie with utmost technical perfection.
Release Date: August 22
2. Oru Kuttanadan Blog
Oru Kuttanadan Blog, written and directed by scenarist turned filmmaker Sethu, features megastar Mammootty in the lead role. The movie is expected to be the first choice for typical Kerala family audiences who are looking forward to a time pass comedy entertainer. The movie has a stellar star cast comprising of Suraj Venjaramoodu, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Jude Anthany Joseph, Adil Ibrahim, Sanju Sivaram Raai Laxmi, Shamna Kasim and Anu Sithara.
Release Date: August 23
Tovino Thomas’s political satire Theevandi, which had its release date rescheduled several times, is finally arriving the movie halls this Onam. The trailer of the movie is very much promising and it obviously raised the bar of expectations over it. Written by Vini Vishwa Lal of Second Show fame, Theevandi is directed by debutant Fellini T P.
Release Date: August 24
Talented actor Biju Menon trying Thiruvananthapuram dialect is the major highlight of the gangster comedy movie Padayottam, directed by debutant Rafeek Ibrahim. Biju plays Chenkal Raghu, a local goon based in Thiruvananthapuram in it. The movie is bankrolled by Sophia Paul under the banner of Weekend Blockbusters, a banner that gifted us some wonderful movies like Bangalore Days and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol.
Release Date: August 17
Iyobinte Pusthakam is one of the finest film experiences Malayalam movie buffs have ever witnessed. When the makers of this movie is uniting once again, we can expect nothing less than a masterpiece. Written by Suhas - Sharfu and directed by Amal Neerad, Varathan features Fahadh Faasil and Aishwarya Lekshmi in the lead roles.
Release Date: August 23
However, the footfalls for Onam movies this year might be lower than that of the previous years, as the central and northern parts of the state have been battered by heavy rains.