Onam 2020 is finally here. The Malayalis are celebrating Onam this year a bit differently this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike the previous years, we are not having grand film releases this year, as the theaters are shut down across the world. However, a few Malayalam films have directly released on OTT platforms, thus making sure that the entertainment is still alive this Onam season.
Here we are bringing the 5 classic Malayalam entertainers to revisit to add a touch of nostalgia to this year's Onam celebrations. Have a look...
This Fazil directorial will always special for Malayali audiences. Mohanlal, Shobana, and Suresh Gopi, along with the rest of the star cast, set magic onscreen in this perfect entertainer. Manichithrathazhu definitely deserves to be revisited every now and then. The movie is currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar.
This Siddique-Lal directorial is unarguably one of the finest comedy entertainers ever made in Malayalam cinema. The Malayalam cinema audiences still have immense love for Anjooran, Aanappara Achamma, and their children. This multi-starrer will make a perfect choice to revisit for this Onam season and is currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar.
Manu Uncle featured Mammootty and a bunch of child artists in the lead roles is one of the most-underrated entertainers of Malayalam cinema. This children's film is a good choice to revisit this Onam if you are planning to watch a good film with kids. Mohanlal cameo as himself and Suresh Gopi's character Minnal Prathapan are an absolute treat to watch. This Jomon directorial is currently streaming on Amazon Prime.
My Dear Kuttichathan 3D
Here is another classic to revisit with your kids. My Dear Kuttichathan 3D is one of the finest children's films ever made in the history of Indian cinema. It is also the first-ever 3D film made in our country. This classic film, which was directed by Jijo Punnoose, is currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar.
Summer In Bethlehem
This Sibi Malayil directorial is unarguably one of the most-loved family entertainers ever. Suresh Gopi, Manju Warrier, Jayaram, others simply amazed by their performances. Mohanlal's electrifying cameo is another major highlight. The playlist of this film is still a hot favourite. Summer In Bethlehem is streaming on Disney+Hotstar if you are planning to revisit.