Mohanlal starrer Oppam has already been declared as a big hit at the box office. The film, which is in the lines of a crime thriller, has won the hearts of the audiences.
The thrilling elements in the film have worked out pretty well with the audiences. Especially, the second half of the film, which would keep you on your toes.
Much like Oppam, there have been some other Mohanlal starrers, which have thrilled the audiences to the core. Take a look at few of them..
Drishyam, has to be on the top of this list. The film had intriguing and thrilling moments that kept the audiences on their toes. It would be hard to find a foolproof thriller like Drishyam.
Moonnam Mura is one of the most underrated movies of Mohanlal. The actor played the role of a special officer who takes up an assignment of helping out few people who are held as hostages by criminals. Mohanlal nailed with his performance as Ali Imran and the film had lots of thrilling moments to offer.
Here is yet another underrated movie of Mohanlal. The film, directed by Mohan, had Mohanlal in the role of a police officer who is investigating about a series of murders. The film grows on you each time you watch it.
This Sathyan Anthikkad film wasn't a big hit back then. But, the film has got a cult fan following now. The film is a revenge drama, which had a very different narrative pattern.
Thazhvaram is a revenge drama at its best. The film directed by Bharathan has Mohanlal in the role of a man, who seeks revenge on the person who killed his wife. A slow paced thriller that has some great moments to offer.
In fact, from the films given in the above list, only Drishyam was a blockbuster. But, all the listed films have won the praises of the audiences and have stayed true to the genre.
It is after a long break that Mohanlal is doing a crime thriller. Priyadarshan has made a grand comeback and with Oppam, the director has handled a genre, which is completely new to him.
In fact, crime thrillers are rare in Malayalam films and kudos to Priyadarshan and Mohanlal, who came up with a taut thriller, that has all the ingredients rightly mixed in it.