Malayalam movies 2011 Hits and Flops

This year may be a trend setting year for Malayalam movies. A year which changed the traditional outlook of Malayalam movies. A revolutionary year that changed the usual formats of story telling and avoided clichés. But this year also followed some of old blockbuster formulas of Malayalam cinema.

The blockbuster movies of year 2011 

Traffic,Christian Brothers,Urumi,China Town,Seniors,Salt N' Pepper.

Surprising to other years, this year witnessed two movies which are both commercially successful and critically acclaimed. Traffic and Salt N' Pepper are the two movies which altered the commercial movie formula, came up with completely fresh themes.Traffic is to remade in Tamil with Kamal Hassan and Prakash Raj and also planned for Hindi Remake.

Experimental movies

Chaappa Kurish,The Metro,The Train

Chaappa Kurish was a successful venture up to some extends which also appreciated for its different story line and technical brilliance.Two other movies was a failure at the box office. 

Period/Historical movies


Urumi was a mixture of fantasy added with historical elements featured a big star cast of Prithviraj,Prabhu Deva,Genelia,Nithya Menon with guest appearance of Vidya Balan,Tabu,Arya. Veeraputhran starred Narain in lead role directed by P. T. Kunju Muhammed.

Notable Movies

Khaddama, Adaminte Makan Abu, Manikya Kallu,Pranayam,Indian Rupee,Beautiful

Beautiful was a completely a Beautiful experience for the Malayalam audience, A fresh way of story telling from V. K. Prakash which starred Jayasurya,Meghana Raj,Anoop Menon in lead roles.Pranayam which was another golden feather added to legendary actor Mohanlal.Directed by Blessy. Adaminte Makan Abu bagged national awards and state awards of this year.

Flop movies

As every year Flop movies are big in number compared to successful movies. This year also followed the pattern. The most notable flop movies are Teja Bhai & Family,August 15,Doubles,The Train,Orma Mathram.


Big releases set for the coming year.See the Most Awaited Malayalam Movies 2012.

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