Ten gems from God’s Own Country to explore on OTT

Ten gems from God’s Own Country to explore on OTT

Malayalam films have carved a niche of distinction enduing the audiences with plenty of newfangled contents, thereby finding a reach across far-flung corners beyond linguistic barriers. Especially, with an array of flicks based on diversified contents available on OTT platforms, the fan base has been enlarging significantly. We bring you some of such feel-good heart-warming tales that will hold special positions in your best-loved movies of all seasons.

Kumbalangi Nights – Amazon Prime Video

Just imagine the scenario. You pass by a boat across the silent backwaters and find an incomplete shack across the shores, where four brothers are residing. What if you decide to observe their lives for the next few days? Such will be the experience of watching Kumbalangi Nights. The four brothers, who have shared cold vibes during most of their lives, have a reason to get united now. And finally, you’ll see what actually converts a ‘House’ into ‘Sweet Home’.


Njan Prakashan – Netflix

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A good-hearted, but ritually lazy by nature, the protagonist desires to lead a well-settled life abroad without pursuing his career as a nurse only to get dumped by his fiancée, who got a job secured there with his financial aid. However, his life takes a turn when he is urged by situations to take care of a teen girl with a terminal illness.


Android Kunjappan version 5.25 – Amazon Prime Video

Yet another pleasant tale that revolves around the relationship between an aged villager and his son, who has to move away due to profession. Their bonding gets more intensified with the arrival of an AI Humanoid, which changes their lives forever.

Varane Avashyamund – Sun NXT & Netflix

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An adorable family entertainer, which will even make you feel guilty for missing it with your family in theatres. A divorced woman and her daughter, who is focused on having an arranged marriage, have their lives transformed when a retired military officer and a young man come to the apartment where they are staying. The film features Dulquer Salmaan, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Suresh Gopi, and Shobana in lead roles.


Uyare – Netflix

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An inspiring woman with an extreme will power overcomes the hurdles that hassle her way and accomplishes her dreams. Although the storyline might create an impression of the female-centric film, it actually encapsulates the beauty of love, the father-daughter relationship, and more. Actress Parvathy exhibits yet other prowess performances of Parvathi.


Ambili – Amazon Prime Video

A touching feel-good story that centres on a childlike character named Ambili, who perceives life in a much different way from others around him. The story is set very well amidst exquisitely beautiful backdrops and well-written characters that come packaged with ample emotions.

Sudani from Nigeria – Netflix

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Directed by Zakariya Mohammad, the story is about the bonding that develops between an African football player and a local football club manager. It has an equal dose of fun, emotions, and more than all, a revelling friendship.

Hey Jude – Amazon Prime Video

Jude, who is considered as an odd personality by not just his family members alone, but everyone around him, finds a transformational journey when a girl with alien thoughts meets him. Nivin Pauly and Trisha deliver a commendable performance in this film that comes with top-notch cinematography.


Angamaly Diaries – Netflix

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The film had a heavy downpour of acclaims with its theatrical release indeed. As the title suggests, it’s flipping through the pages of Angamaley Diaries about the youngsters in its neighbourhood. The cherry-picks of the film are songs and the climax drama that is filmed in a single shot without any cuts.


Njandugalode Naattil Oru Idavela – Hotstar


How often have we come across a film that has ‘Cancer’ as a major element made with feel-good touch? In this film, we have a never-seen-before experience. It bestows a beautiful message that ‘Positivity’ is the first and foremost essentialness to face any challenges in life. The film features Nivin Pauly and Aishwarya Lekshmi in lead roles.

Other  Malayalam  gems You can watch on OTT

Ee Ma Yau (2018) -   Amazon Prime Video
Ayyappanum Koshiyum (2020) - Amazon Prime Video



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