Onam Box Office War 2016; 5 Movies To Compete

The Malayalam film industry is all set to release five films for this Onam. This festive season will see the release of five major Malayalam films of Mohanlal - Priyadarsan, Dileep - Sundar Dass, Prithviraj - Jeethu Joseph, Kunchacko Boban -Sidharth Siva and Jude Anthony Joseph directorial.

1. Oppam

Onam 2016 Movies - Oppam

Oppam is a crime thriller film scripted and directed by Priyadarsan, based on a story by Govind Vijayan. ‘Oppam’ tells the story of Jayaraman, a blind lift operator in a flat who witnesses a murder there and the killer escapes. So that Jayaraman is alleged to having committed the crime. He makes an effort to prove his innocence by finding the real killer. The star cast of the movie includes Mohanlal, Samuthirakani, Vimala Raman, Anusree, Nedumudi Venu, Mamukkoya, and Arjun Nandhakumar. The movie is produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner of Aashirvad Cinemas.

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Release Date: September 8

2. Oozham

Onam 2016 Movies - oozham

Oozham’ is a revenge drama film written and directed by Jeethu Joseph. This movie is not conceived as an out and out thriller movie. Nothing much of the story is not revealed yet. So that we can expect some suspense while watching the movie. The lead roles are portrayed by Prithviraj Sukumaran, Divya Pillai, Rasna Pavithran, Neeraj Madhav, Balachandra Menon, Kishor, Irshad, Sreejith Ravi and Seetha.

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Release Date: September 8

3. Welcome to Central Jail

Onam 2016 Movies - Welcome to central jail

Janapriya nayakan Dileep’s ‘Welcome To Central Jail’ is a romantic comedy movie written by Benny P. Nayarambalam and directed by Sundar Dass. The movie is the story of Unnikkuttan, who is an innocent, imprisoned in the jail for the crimes committed by others. Vedhika plays the female lead in the movie. Rest of the cast are Aju Varghese, Renji Panicker, Siddique, Kalabhavan Shajon, Sharaffudheen, Nazeer Samkranthi, Abu Salim, Pradeep Kottayam, Guinness Pakru, Harish, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Lena, Veena Nair and Thesni Khan. Cinematography is handled by Alagappan N. The movie is produced by Vyshakh Rajan under the banner of Vyshakha Movies.

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Release Date: September 9

4. Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho

Onam 2016 Movies - kochavva paulo ayyappa coelho

Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho’ is a family entertainer written and directed by Sidhartha Siva and produced by Kunchacko Boban. This movie marks the comeback of Udaya Studios, which is one of the oldest film production companies in Malayalam. The movie tells us the story of village guy called Kochauvva and a kid called Ayyappadas whose life is inspired by the famous book ‘Alchemist’ written by Paulo Coelho. The movie has got ample attention with renowned writer Paulo Coelho shared movie’s first look poster on his Twitter page. The lead roles are portrayed by Kunchacko Boban, Anusree, Master Rudraksh, Mukesh, Suraj Venjaramood, Aju Varghese, Nedumudi Venu, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Sudeesh, and Maniyanpilla Raju.

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Release Date: September 9

5. Oru Muthassi Gada

Onam 2016 Movies - Oru muthassi gadha

‘Oru Muthassi Gada’, shortened as ‘OMG’, is fun filled family entertainer written and directed by Jude Anthany Joseph. Reportedly, main plot of the film revolves around an old-age home. The movie has Rajini Chandy, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Lena, Bhagyalakshmi, Aparna Balamurali, Rajeev Pillai, Vijayaraghavan, Renji Panicker, Vineeth Sreenivasan in lead roles. The movie will be produced by Mukesh Mehtha under the banner E for Entertainment.

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Release Date: September 15

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