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Inspiring Malayalam Movies to cheer you up

Whenever I feel low there are a couple of movies that I go back to boost up my morale and help me rise again. These movies make me feel so good about myself, waiving off all the self-doubt that clustered in my mind. I thought of sharing those movies with you today. Here’s my list of inspiring Malayalam movies that are sure to cheer you up.

1.Bangalore Days (2015)

Bangalore Days

Bangalore Days is the story of three cousins and their struggle to find themselves in this messed-up world. They are heavily burdened with societal expectations and in the act of satisfying others, they forget to think for themselves. Aju, one of the three cousins, has already found his own way and doesn’t care about what others think. Divya, Aju, and Kuttettan explore themselves and rise to be better versions of themselves.

2.Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam (2015)

Jayasurya in Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam

A physical disability can render one extremely insecure and lower the self-esteem bar. Sudhi Vathmeekam was one such person who is extremely insecure and cautious about his stammer. He is often ridiculed, which hurts him deeply. After meeting Kalyani, a speech therapist, his life changes for the better. He learns to conquer his fears and attain confidence in himself. His journey from a fumbling and underconfident young man to a confident bank manager is something worth cherishing.

3.How Old Are You? (2014)

how old are you malayalam movie

For women, age is a decisive factor in our society. A woman’s age apparently sets the benchmark for what she can achieve and dream of. How Old Are You attempts to break this notion through its female lead Nirupama (Manju Warrier), a 36-year-old government employee. Nirupama, who was once a smart feisty woman, succumbed to the social norms after marriage, ending up unambitious and uninspired. Life gives her one more chance and she responds to the awakening call, altering her life forever.

4.Jacobinde Swargarajyam (2016)

Jacobinde Swargarajyam

Jacob, along with his wife and four kids were leading a very happy life in Dubai before his business partner cheats on him and pushes him into extreme debt. Jacob is forced to abscond leaving all the responsibilities on his elder son Jerry’s shoulder. The family starts from scratch to get back what they once had. Through this tough time, the family stays together and pulls each other up to success. What is truly inspiring is that the film is based on a real family who lost everything but rose back strongly and powerfully.

5.1983 (2014)

1983 Malayalam Movie

Rameshan is an ordinary man from a rural area who lost a possible bright future due to his obsession with the game of cricket. He flunks his exams and fails in academics, leaving his parents extremely disappointed. Though a really good player, he never made anything out of himself in the field of cricket. But when he sees his son showing interest in the sport, he doesn’t hesitate even for a second to provide him with professional training so that his son could become what Rameshan never could be. The expense is beyond Rameshan’s capabilities but he still manages to fund the training. Beating all the odds he helps his son to make it big in the sport. The film stars Nivin Pauly as Rameshan.

6.Traffic (2011)

A girl’s life can be saved if they are successful in transporting the heart from Kochi to Palakkad, two districts that are miles apart. It is not an easy task as it requires controlling the traffic on the roads connecting these two districts. The pressure on the City Commissioner is real. Constable Sudevan, Dr. Abel, and Rajeev join the mission in securely transporting the heart. The entire mission is just so inspiring that you will shed tears of happiness and victory. To see something next to impossible actually happening despite all the challenges is sure to give you goosebumps and is everything you need to get started.

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