Malayalam movie industry is famous for its cult classic movies, brilliant filmmakers and super talented actors. It is doubtless that Malayalam film industry is one of best industries which produces the most poetical and artistic movies in the Indian and World movie platforms.
But there is another speciality for Malayalam movies; the extraordinary comedy movies. Malayalam have an infinite number of amazing comedy entertainers and it is very hard to hand pick the best films among them.
Malayalam movies are blessed with some exceptionally brilliant actors with excellent comedy timing. Adoor Bhasi, Bahadoor, Shankaradi, Kuthiravattam Pappu, Thilakan, Nedumudi Venu, Jagathy Sreekumar, Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Cochin Haneefa, Sainudheen and Sreenivasan are some of the actors who mesmerised the audience with their exceptional comic timing.
Lead actors like Mohanlal, Jayaram, Mukesh, Dileep, Jayasurya etc are also very much active in comic performances. Mammootty, who concentrated on serious roles in his career has also acted in some excellent comedy movies.
Veteran actors Thilakan and Nedumudi Venu, who are highly popular for their exceptional portrayal of character roles, has also proved their talent with occasional comic roles.
These are some of the best ever comedy movies in Malayalam... Have a look....
One of the evergreen comedy movies in Malayalam. Godfather is directed by Siddhique-Lal duo. The movie had Legendary actor N N Pillai, Mukesh, Thilakan, Innocent, Siddhique, Jagadhish, KPAC Lalitha and Kanaka in the star cast.
Kilukkam is still in the hot favourite list of Malayali audience. The movie was rich with the comedy sequences featuring Mohanlal, Revathi and Jagathy Sreekumar. Kilukkam, directed by Priyadarshan, was an excellent turning point for the lead actress Revathi, who has proved her talent in doing comic roles.
In Harihar Nagar
The movie is wellknown for the names Mahadevan, Govindan Kutty, Appukuttan and Thomas Kutty played by Mukesh, Siddique, Jagadhish and Asokan respectively. In Harihar Nagar is another venture by Siddhique-Lal duo. The movie has sequels; but the first part still remains a classic comedy.
Nadodikattu directed by Sathyan Anthikad is famous for the comic performances of Dasan-Vijayan duo, played by Mohanlal and Sreenivasan. The movie also has sequels, Pattanapravesham and Akkareyakkareyakkare, which also continued the legacy of first part.
Ramji Rao Speaking
Ramji Rao Speaking and its sequel Mannar Mathai Speaking created a comedy revolution in the Malyalam movie industry. The first part was directed by Siddhique-Lal duo; while the sequel was scripted by them. Both parts had Mukesh, Saikumar, Innocent and Vijaya Raghavan in the lead roles.
Sandhesham is a political-comdey directed by Sathyan Anthikad. The movie had Jayaram, Sreenivasan, Thilakan and Oduvil Unnikrishnan in the lead roles. Sadhesham is considered as a classic movie of Malayalam industry.
Kottayam Kunjachan was a total surprise package for Mammootty fans. Mammootty did a full-fledged comic performance in this comedy-thriller directed by Joshiy.
Meleparambil Aanveedu was an out-and-out comedy movie directed by Rajasenan. The movie had Jayaram, Jagathy, Narendraprasad, Vijayaraghavan, Shobhana and Meena in the lead roles. Each character of the movie had a comic flavour in it.
Chandralekha is a classic comedy movie directed by Priyadarshan. The movie had Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Innocent, Nedumudi Venu and M G Soman in the lead roles. It was later remade into Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
It is an extra-ordinary comedy entertainer directed by Rafi-Mecartin duo. The movie had Dileep, Lal, Cochin Haneefa, Harisree Asokan, Janardhanan and Indrans in the lead roles. It was later remade into Hindi.