Highest Grossing Malayalam Films

Malayalam cinema, popularly known as ‘Mollywood,’ is based in Kerala, India. With over 1000 single screens in Kerala State, Malayalam cinema is becoming one of India’s most successful film industries. Aashirvad Cinemas, Sri Gokulam Films, Anwar Rasheed Entertainment, LJ Films, Play Studio, Magic Frames, August Cinemas, Playhouse Studio, and Play Studio are the major distributors. The film ‘Drishyam’ was the first Malayalam film to gross more than 50 crores at the box office, while the film ‘Lucifer,’ which was released in 2019, has grossed almost 200 crores globally.

9. Odiyan

Starring: Mohanlal
Release Year: 14 December 2018
Director: V. A. Shrikumar Menon
Studio: Aashirvad Cinemas
Worldwide Gross: ₹54 crores (US$7.8 million)

8. Two Countries

Starring: Dileep
Release Year: 25 December 2015
Director: Shafi
Studio: Rejaputhra Visual media
Worldwide Gross: ₹55 crores (US$8.0 million)

7. Premam

Premam film poster

Starring: Nivin Pauly
Release Year: 2015
Director: Alphonse Putharen
Studio: Anwar Rasheed Entertainment
Worldwide Gross: 60 Crore

6. Oppam

Starring: Mohanlal
Release Year: 8 September 2016
Director: Priyadarshan
Studio: Aashirvad Cinemas
Worldwide Gross: ₹65 crores (US$9.4 million)

5. Drishyam

Drishyam poster

Starring: Mohanlal
Release Year: 2013
Director: Jeethu Joseph
Studio: Aashirvad Cinemas
Worldwide Gross: 75 Crore (US$11 million)

4. Kayamkulam Kochunni

Starring: Nivin Pauly
Release Year: 11 October 2018
Director: Rosshan Andrrews
Studio: Sree Gokulam Movies
Worldwide Gross: ₹100 crores (US$14 million)

3. Madhura Raja

Starring: Mammootty
Release Year: 12 April 2019
Director: Vysakh
Studio: Nelson Ipe Cinemas
Worldwide Gross: ₹104 crores (US$14.5 million)

2. Pulimurugan

Starring: Mohanlal
Release Year: 7 October 2016
Director: Vysakh
Studio: Mulakuppadam Films
Worldwide Gross: 152 Crore (US$22 million)

1. Lucifer

Starring: Mohanlal
Release Year: 28 March 2019
Director: Prithviraj Sukumaran
Studio: Aashirvad Cinemas
Worldwide Gross: 175 Crore (US$25 million)

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