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Heartwarming Malayalam Films You Need To Watch This Onam

Reisha Shetty
Junior Digital Writer

As we celebrate the auspicious occasion of Onam, it is only fair to spend the day getting together with your family and friends while indulging in some delicious sadhya. But if you are looking to make your day even more memorable, take our suggestion and enjoy a movie night with your loved ones!

Here are some of our favourite Malayalam films that you can watch with your loved ones...

Hotel Ustaad (2012)

One of Dulquer Salmaan’s finest films, Hotel Ustaad revolves around Faizi, learning the art of cooking from his older sisters, who spent most of their time taking care of him after the demise of their mother. While cooking is his passion, his father is against him walking the same path as his grandfather. Soon, he goes to India for further studies but secretly ends up helping his grandfather, who runs a small restaurant that serves the best biryani in all of Kerala. As Faizi works his way up, he learns and unlearns some of the most important lessons of life.

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Bangalore Days (2014)

Having a close tribe of cousins is truly a beautiful bond. Starring Nazriya Nazim, Nivin Pauly, Dulquer Salmaan, and Fahadh Faasil, Bangalore Days revolves around three cousins who finally find themselves fulfilling their childhood dream of living in Bangalore. As they embrace the change and go through their own set of personal struggles, they come together for each other like true pillars of strength.

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ABCD: American Born-Confused Desi (2013)

When two NRI boys from New York, John, and Korah are tricked into moving to their hometown in Kerala, they find themselves struggling to adapt to a whole new culture. While they spend their time living recklessly, reality soon hits them when they receive an ultimatum to turn their lives around and make life worth living.

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Ohm Shanthi Oshaana (2014)

Starring Nazriya Nazim, Ohm Shanthi Oshaana revolves around a quirky girl, Pooja, who truly believes in the power of love. When she is rescued from a dangerous situation, Giri comes to her aid, which makes her fall in love with him. While she makes it her life’s mission to make him fall in love with her, he seems to pay no attention to his advances. Then, Pooja takes it upon herself to defy fate and get him to realise that she’s the one for him.

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How Old Are You? (2014)

The 2014 movie is about Nirupama, who fights against all odds and aims to make a life for herself on her own. While she finds herself lacking support from her husband, Nirupama works towards making her dream of becoming successful come true, only to show the world that a woman doesn’t always need a man by her side to succeed. Starring Manju Warrier, this film will definitely take you on a journey of self-discovery and love.

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Premam (2015)

After his unsuccessful stint with love, George, who always believed in falling in love finally gives up on the notion. But when he falls in love with a girl who is much younger than him, and also happens to be his first love’s younger sister, he truly starts believing that fate has a strange way of working. Funny, sweet, and super heartwarming, Premam is a movie you need to watch when you’re in need of a feel-good rom-com.

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