The year 2016 has been a good one for the Malayalam film industry, as a whole. The industry has had good number of hits in comparison with the previous years and that indirectly proves that people are coming in to the theatres in large numbers.
Well, up to an extent, due credits must be given to the good promotional activities that the makers of films have adopted. As far as promotional activities are concerned, the teasers and trailers of movies, do hold a great importance.
Here, we are listing the top 10 teasers and trailers of Malayalam movies of 2016, that did hit the right chord with the audiences.
Unlike other Jeethu Joseph movies of the past, this recent film of his had an impressive trailer. The trailer promised us of a thrilling revenge drama but the film couldn't meet the expectations of the viewers.
9. Anuraga Karikkin Vellam
The teaser featured one of the scenes of the film which has Biju Menon singing the song Alliyambal Kadavil.. in his own style. This particular scene of the film was solely enough to draw the audiences to the theatres.
8. Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti
Well, the movie had all its pre-release promotions right with an impressive trailer that promised us of something really different. The trailer went on to become a hit, but the film definitely didn't.
7. Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol
The first official teaser of Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol could be described in simple words as short and sweet. Well, the teaser definitely promises a perfect family entertainer with Mohanlal in full-form.
Isn't it always a joy to see Mammootty in full-form? Well, the first official teaser of Kasaba itself had the actor in full-form and probably that is the reason why it went on make some records in the number of YouTube views.
The teaser of Kammatipaadam was impressive but the trailer of the film that released later, outperformed its own teaser, giving the viewers the right idea about the movie. The trailer has fetched 1.6 Million views in YouTube, so far.
Get ready to witness one of the finest horror films ever made in Mollywood! This is the right statement made by the first official teaser of Ezra, which was released recently. A real good one that stays loyal to the genre.
The first official teaser of Pulimurugan was trolled since it wasn't that captive. But, the makers came up with an impressive trailer that had some never seen before stuffs in the trailer.
2. Jomonte Suvisheshangal
A brilliantly cut teaser that we would like to watch over and again! The teaser would leave a smile on your face with its impeccable charm. If the teaser is an indication to go by, Dulquer Salmaan would be seen in the movie in full-form.
Yes, the trailer of Oppam, was the one that made the maximum impact among the lot. This one was cut by Alphonse Puthren and the trailer had all the elements to arouse curiosity among the viewers. Definitely, the best we have seen in this year, so far.
Well, the above list hasn't been compiled based on the number of YouTube views. They have been solely categorised based on their quality.
As far as YouTube views are concerned, the teasers and trailers of Mohanlal's Pulimurugan and Oppam, Mammootty's Thoppil Joppan and Kasaba, Dulquer Salmaan's Kammatipaadam etc., did set some new records.
From the above list, the teaser of Dulquer Salmaan's Jomonte Suvisheshangal, has set some YouTube records already. The teaser of the film went on to become the fastest to cross 1 Million views on YouTube.