When looking at list of released Malayalam movies 2017 we see that 132 films have been released in Mollywood in this year. Which are the Best Malayalam movies 2017 which have been succesfull in Box office and satisfying to audience.
Many of these films are unknown as they did not get wide release in Kerala cinema theaters. More than 75 films have failed in theaters this year after it got released. Which are Best Malayalam movies 2017 that were able to win in Mollywood film industry. Let us take a look at Box office hit list of Top malayalam films in 2017.
In year 2017 a separate Film association for Malayalam actresses was formed and it was named Women in Cinema Collective (WCC). Malayalam movies that got good responses from audiences with heroines (actress) who got good screen performance are Minnaminungu (Surabhi Lakshmi), Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela (Shanthi Krishna), Take Off (Parvathy), Angamaly Diaries (Reshma Rajan), Mayaanadhi (Aishwarya Lekshmi), Udaharanam Sujatha (Manju Warrier), Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Nimisha Sajayan). Kerala actors who got lot of attention was through movies like Aadu 2 (Jayasurya), Angamaly Diaries (Appani Ravi / Sharath Kumar), Mayaanadhi (Tovino Thomas), Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol (Mohanlal), Aakashamittayi (Jayaram).
Other movies that got good overall attention with comedy, horror, family oriented and entertaining attractions are Lavakusha, Fukri, Ezra, C/O Saira Banu, Role Models, Achayans, Godha, Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu, Georgettan’s Pooram, Ramante Edenthottam.
Most popular Malayalam song in year 2017 is Jimikki Kammal / ജിമ്മിക്കി കമ്മൽ from Mohanlal starring film Velipadinte Pusthakam which was became a viral super hit allover India. Other notable hits in Mollywood film industry in 2017 are Parava from Director Soubin Shahir. Karutha Joothan of Salim Kumar received award for Best story. Another Malayalam movie ‘Ramaleela’ of actor Dileep which was released after a long time due to his arrest in actress attack case had became succesfull in box office during year 2017.
Year 2017 was a good one for most actresses even though there were many gossips related to divorces, second marriages, leaked photos incidents, controversial remarks by actress like Parvathy, Reshmi R Nair, Rima Kallingal .etc.
Best Malayalam movies 2017
- Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum is from Director Dileesh Pothan. Cast includes Suraj Venjaramoodu, Fahadh Faasil, Alancier, Nimisha Sajayan, Soubin Shahir.
- Take Off
Take Off Malayalam movie is from Director Mahesh Narayan. Cast includes Fahadh Faasil, Kunchacko Boban, Parvathy, Asif Ali.
- Angamaly Diaries
Movie Angamaly Diaries is from Director Lijo Jose Pellissery. Cast includes Antony Varghese, Reshma Anna Rajan, Appani Sarath, Sinoj Varghese.
- Rakshadhikari Baiju
Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu movie is from Director Ranjan Pramod. Cast includes Biju Menon, Hareesh Perumanna, Vijayaraghavan, Janardhanan, Indrans, Hannah Reji Koshy, Aju Varghese.
- Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol movie is from Director Jibu Jacob. Cast includes Mohanlal, Meena, Anoop Menon.
Godha movie is from Director Basil Joseph. Cast includes Tovino Thomas, Wamiqa Gabbi, Renji Panicker, Aju Varghese.
- Ramante Edenthottam
Ramante Edenthottam movie is from Director Ranjith Shankar. Cast includes Kunchacko Boban, Anu Sithara, Joju George, Ramesh Pisharody, Aju Varghese.
Parava movie is from Director Soubin Shahir. Cast includes Dulquer Salmaan, Shane Nigam, Srinda Arhaan, Siddique, Shine Tom Chacko.
- C/O Saira Banu
C/O Saira Banu movie is from Director Antony Sony Sebastian. Cast includes Manju Warrier, Amala Akkineni, Shane Nigam.
- Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela
Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela movie is from Director Althaf Salim. Cast includes Nivin Pauly, Shanthi Krishna, Ahaana Krishna, Saiju Kurup, Lal, Dileesh Pothan, Aishwarya Lekshmi.
- CIA – Comrade in America
CIA – Comrade in America movie is from Director Amal Neerad. Cast includes Dulquer Salmaan, Chandini Sreedharan, Soubin Shahir, Dileesh Pothan.
- Aadu 2
Aadu 2 movie is from Director Midhun Manuel Thomas. Cast includes Jayasurya, Swathi Reddy, Saiju Kurup, Vineeth Mohan, Bhagath Manuel, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Vijay Babu.
Vimaanam movie is from Director Pradeep M. Nair. Cast includes Prithviraj Sukumaran, Saiju Kurup, Durga Krishna, Anarkali Marikar, Sudheer Karamana.
Director Kannan Thamarakkulam’s movie Achayans had actor Jayaram in lead role with Amala Paul, Anu Sithara, Unni Mukundan, Prakash Raj in lead roles. This was a successful one in Box office collection.
Malayalam Flop movies 2017
Many Malayalam films get released with great hype but they become big failures in theaters. It’s because many films do great promotions but it’s story will not be impressive to audience. This is why many big buget Mollywood films fail in theaters even if they have best actors, actress.
1971 Beyond the Borders
This is a film of actor Mohanlal which came out with great hype. It was from Director Major Ravi and was expected to beome agreat hit like Keerthi Chakra, but it was a flop in theaters.
Honey Bee 2
Honey Bee 2 movie from Director Jean Paul Lal was a big flop and was not a success as expected. Cast inlcuded Bhavana, Lal, Asif Ali, Lena, Seenath Bhasi, Balu Varghese.
All songs in movie Kambhoji were hit and it has lot of traditional characters done by Vineeth, Lakshmi Gopalaswami. It was from Director Vinod Manakara. Other acts inlcuded Sona Nair, Rachana Narayanan Kutty .etc. this film was a flop in theaters.
Director Diphan’s movie Sathya came out with great promotions that it will be actor Jayaram’s best film. It was another flop malayalam movie in 2017.
Malayalam cinema Gemini is from Director P.K. Baaburaj with actress Esther Anil in lead role. t was also a flop in box office.
Director VK Prakash’s movie Careful with cast Sandhya Raju, Vijay Babu, Saiju Kurup, Jomol, Parvathy Nambiar failed in theaters.
Jayasurya starring Fukri movie became a flop even though it was a good comedy entertainer. It got good reviews when it came in TV channels, but could not win in box office.
Malayalam film Alamara was a flop in box office and was from Director Midhun Manuel Thomas (Flowers tv anchor).
Good Malayalam movies that were not Success in Theaters
This film is not super hit in Box office. But it is a good film with great values. Aakashamittayi movie is from Director M. Padmakumar and Samuthirakani. Cast includes Jayaram, Iniya, Kalabhavan Shajon, Sarayu.
For performance in this movie actress Surabhi Lakshmi got National award. The movie Minnaminungu is from Director Anil Thomas. cast includes Prem Prakash, Surabhi Lakshmi, Rabecca Santhosh.
Mayaanadhi movie is from Director Aashiq Abu. Cast includes Tovino Thomas, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Harish Uthaman, Leona Lishoy.
Director Gafoor Elliyas’s movie Pareeth Pandari had cast like Kalabhavan Shajohn, Sajitha Madathil, Sreenath Bhasi, Ansiba Hassan. This was a good movie but it failed in theaters.