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7 Malayalam Films That Would Definitely Leave You Teary-Eyed!

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    Malayalam cinema is well-known for intense films that its industry produces. Malayalam film-makers know how to hit the right chords, when emotional films are concerned.

    Here, we are going to list some of the Malayalam films, which would definitely leave you teary eyed. Take a look.


    This film directed by Sibi Malayil definitely tops the list. Anybody, who has watched this movie would know the about heavy emotional content that the film holds. Nobody could finish watching this movie without shedding a drop of tear.


    Desadanam directed by Jayaraj had left all loving parents in tears. The climax portion of the film was so intense and touching that it would leave you in a state of shock. The film was a big success at the box-office


    Here is another film directed by Sibi Malayil which communicated well with the audience. Mammootty gave a stellar performance as Balan Master. The climax portions of the film depicts a mother's love for his child.

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    You feel for the little kid and his father, right when the song Snehathin Poonchola starts playing in the film. Mammootty, yet again gave an intense performance as the loving father. The film had a happy ending, but at the same time certain moments in the film are sure to bring tears in your eyes.


    Well, Chenkol might just beat its prequel Kireedom, when emotional sequences are considered. Chenkol directed by Sibi Malayil and written by A K Lohithadas, had some soul stirring moments. The character of Sethumadhavan and his tragic fate would definitely leave you teary-eyed.


    Valsalyam attained a cult status like many other movies in this list. The film written by A K Lohithadas and directed by Cochin Haneefa dig deep into the bonding between two brothers. Mammootty, yet again, stole the show in this film.


    Chithram entertains you and makes you smile for the majority of portions. But, towards the climax sequences Priyadarshan embeds some great emotional moments. Even the dialogues in the climax sequences would make you feel for protagonist.

    It has to be noted that, most of the films shown in this list, have went on to become big box-office successes. Moreover, these films do have repetitive value in television channels also.

    Films like Aakashadoothu, Thaniyavarthanam, Chithram etc are rated among the classics of Malayalam cinema. They went on to strike the right chord with some great storyline and characterizastions that stood close to the lives of common man.

    The writers and directors back then dealt with subjects which had human emotions and family bonding as the main subject.

    Sibi Malayil has been one such director who is well known for such films. His association with writers like A K Lohithadas has produced some evergreen classics. Films like Kireedom, Thaniyavarthanam, Chenkol etc are examples of that.

    There are also some films like Chithram, which had everything in the right proportions. Priyadarshan takes you for a laugh ride for the majority of the portions of the film and effectively pulls the emotional content towards the climax sequences.

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