Since film industries came to a long halt due to the ongoing pandemic. Many Malayalam filmmakers opt for an OTT release across various streaming platforms in the country. Moreover, these new releases were from the action genre that is usually quite popular among the audience. Read on to check out the list of some of the latest Malayalam movies of 2021 streaming on digital platforms.
Malik is a action thriller movie directed by Mahesh Narayanan. It tells the story of a leader from the minority group, Sulaiman Malik played by Fahadh Faasil. The narrative portrays various stages of the characters life. Also, the action scenes in the film are interesting to watch. The multi-layered mass entertainer has fantastic character arcs and stellar performances. Malik was premiered on Amazon Prime Video on 10th July 2021.
The Netflix film is a family entertainer that will take you back to the 90s. The film is set in the backdrop of Idukki, a high range district in Kerala. You get to experience power packed action scenes of Suresh Gopi. The actor plays the role of a man named Thamban in the film. Suresh’s onscreen presence is second to none and, there are a few mass moments that are tailor-made for the fans. You can enjoy watching the film with your family.
- Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea
Mohanlal is the star of the action period drama. He plays the role of Kunjali Marakkar IV, India’s first Naval Commander, who wages an epic war against the Portuguese on behalf of the Kingdom of Cochin. The story is set in 16th century Kerala where you get to see a lot of sword fighting and intense action sequences. If you’re up for some epic warfare make sure to watch this mass entertainer.
- Minnal Murali
Minnal Murali is a one of a kind action-adventure film. It has quite a different theme compared to othe newly released Malayalam movies. Minnal Murali is directed by Basil Joseph and stars Tovino Thomas and Guru Somasundaram in prominent roles. It is about a young man, Jaison, who is a tailor by profession. One time he gets struck by lightning and ends up gaining special powers. However, with power comes great responsibilities. Later in the story, Jaison comes across an unexpected foe and, now he has to fight it off to become the saviour of his home village. The superhero film has a great storyline and, it keeps you engaged till the end.
Dr Pragabhal’s directorial film, Muddy will take you on a thrilling ride. In the movie, Muthu (Yuvan) and his cousin Karthik (Ridhan Krishna) have a bit of bad blood between them, but when the latter’s mud racing rival sets to win an important competition, they are forced to reunite once again. The brothers’ sentiment has been established and portrayed well in the film. Also, there are several breathtaking visuals in the movie that is executed brilliantly. In terms of storyline, the way mud racing happens and how it affects the youth is etched well. If you like the thrill of racing, you might enjoy watching this movie. The mud-race thriller hit the screens on December 31, 2021, and is now available to stream on the Amazon Prime Video platform.