New Malayalam Movies on OTT (October 2023): Nadikalil Sundari Yamuna, Corona Dhavan, Oru Thulli Thaappa, and More

The quality of the movies from the Mollywood industry has got cinema lovers across the country hooked more than ever. The OTT streaming services regularly add more Malayalam-language films to their already-existing lists. Whether it is Netflix, Zee5, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ HotstarSonyLiv, ManoramaMAX, or Saina Play, every streamer has content to attract Malayalam-speaking audiences. The movies’ genres range from romance to drama, action to mystery, and more. Read along to learn about the new Malayalam movies on OTT!

New Malayalam Movies on OTT 

Movie Name OTT Release Date OTT Platform IMDb Rating
Corona Dhavan October 27, 2023 Saina Play 6.5
Nadikalil Sundari Yamuna October 27, 2023 HR OTT/Highrich OTT 6.4
Oru Thulli Thaappa October 20, 2023 HR OTT/Highrich OTT To Be Determined
RJ Madonna October 14, 2023 Saina Play 6.2
Kasargold October 13, 2023 Netflix 5.8
Vallicheruppu October 11, 2023 Hungama Play To Be Determined
Aara October 9, 2023 istream To Be Determined
Acid October 5, 2023  Highrich OTT/HR OTT To Be Determined
Missing Girl October 2, 2023  Highrich OTT/HR OTT 8.3
King of Kotha September 29, 2023 Disney+ Hotstar 6.6
Ennivar September 29, 2023 Saina Play To Be Determined
Sashiyum Sakunthalayam September 26, 2023 Amazon Prime Video and Simply South 9.1
Janvi September 25, 2023 Highrich OTT/HR OTT To Be Determined
RDX: Robert Dony Xavier September 24, 2023 Netflix 7.5
Rudhuran September 22, 2023 Sun NXT 5.3
Voice of Sathyanathan September 21, 2023 ManoramaMAX/Amazon Prime Video → ManoramaMAX 6.9
Padachone Ingalu Katholi September 21, 2023 Amazon Prime Video 4.5
Sofi September 20, 2023 YouTube/ iTunes/ Google TV 6.1
Digital Village September 15, 2023 Amazon Prime Video 7.8
Journey of Love 18+ September 14, 2023 SonyLIV 6.5
Pappachan Olivilaanu September 14, 2023 Saina Play 5.7

Also Read: Upcoming Malayalam Movies on OTT (October 2023): Kannur Squad, Samara, Kaathal – The Core, and more

Corona Dhavan

The central theme of Corona Dhavan is around a gang of alcoholics who struggle to get alcohol during the COVID-19 lockdown in a village called Anathadam. The film has elements of drama and comedy. C.C. Nithin is the director of Corona Dhavan. It was released in cinemas on August 4, 2023.

OTT Release Date –  October 20, 2023

IMDb Rating – 6.5

Where to Watch – Saina Play

Genre –  Comedy Drama

Director C.C. Nithin

Cast – Lukman Avaran, Irshad Ali, Sreenath Bhasi, Sunil Sukhada, Johny Antony, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Seema G. Nair, Sruthy Jayan, Shivaji Guruvayoor, Bitto Davis, Vijilesh Karayad, Sarath Sabha, Aneesh Gopal, Unni Nair, Balaji Sharma, Vineeth Thattil, Sinoj Varghese, and Harish Pengan

Nadikalil Sundari Yamuna

Nadikalil Sundari Yamuna was released theatrically on September 15, 2023, and it opened to mixed reviews from critics. The title of the film translates to Yamuna, The Beauty Among Rivers. Marketed as a comedy-drama, its principal photography commenced in Taliparamba in October 2022. Dhyan Sreenivasan is seen as Kannan, Aju Varghese portrays Vidhyadharan, and Pragya Nagra essays the character of Yamuna in the film. Nadhikalil Sundari Yamuna is a realistic and humorous movie portraying love, friendship, and family relationships. The story revolves around two individuals having a healthy competition in the small town of Kannur in Kerala.

OTT Release Date – October 27, 2023

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Where to Watch –  HR OTT/Highrich OTT

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Director(s)   Unni Vellora and Vijesh Panathur

Cast – Aju Varghese, Dhyan Sreenivasan, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Pragya Nagra, Sohan Seenulal, Aneesh Gopal, Sudheesh, Gopi, Nirmal Palazhi, Sarath Lal, Kiran Ramesh, Navas Vallikkunnu, Vismaya, Unni Raj Cheruvathur, Aami, and others

Oru Thulli Thaappa 

Vivek Ramachandran is the director of Oru Thulli Thaappa. The trailer showcases the film has the elements of drama, mystery, and thrill. It is made under the banner of Richness Production.

OTT Release Date – October 20, 2023

IMDb Rating –  Will be updated when available

Where to Watch –  Highrich OTT/HR OTT

Genre –  Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Director –  Vivek Ramachandran

Cast –  Jamshi Kannur, Laljos, Rohith Krishna, Rajeesh Rajeev, Basheer Chekkiyadath, Ambili, Arun Nadakkave, Aswin Puthiyaveettil, Nakshathra, Anusree Pothan, Prabhuraj, Laya Akhil, Alvin, Manoj, Reshma Heeraj, Madhu Palayam, Aathira, Krishna Priya, Mohanan, and Rajani

RJ Madonna

RJ Madonna, the movie’s lead character, plans to spend the day with the man she loves. But after landing at an unidentified place, she spends it with a stranger who is privy to her secrets. RJ Madonna is a thriller survival drama.

RJ Madonna OTT Release Date – October 14, 2023

Where to Watch –  Saina Play

IMDb Rating – 6.3

Genre –  Survival Drama, Thriller

Director –  Anand Krishna Raj

Cast – Anil Anto, Amalendu K. Raj, and Sher Shah Sheriff


The plot of Kasargold centres on a trio of friends named Alby, Faizal, and Alex and how greed damages their friendship. Asif Ali essays the character of Alby, Sunny Wayne plays Faizal, and Vinayakan is seen in the role of Alex. Sajimon Prabhakar and Mridul Nair are the writers of the film. It was released in cinemas on September 15, 2023.

A car crash leaves two gold smugglers without their valuable cargo. But getting it back means chasing the thief deep into Kerala’s chaotic underworld.

OTT Release Date – October 13, 2023

IMDb Rating –  6

Where to Watch – Netflix

Genre – Action Thriller

Director – Charles Joseph

Cast – Vinayakan, Asif Ali, Sunny Wayne, Deepak Parambol, Siddique, Sampath Ram, Sagar Surya, Dhruvan, Sreeranjini Nair, Abhiram Radhakrishnan, Parasanth Murali, P. P. Kunhikrishnan, and Malavika Sreenath


Vallicheruppu was released theatrically on September 22, 2023. Bijot Kannur, Chinnusree Valsalan, Master Finn, and Shiva Rudran star in it. Sreebharathi is the director, and Suresh CN is the film’s producer. According to reports, the film highlights the relationship between a grandfather and his grandson. The tale revolves around the love struggle between mother, father,  grandson, and grandfather.

Vallicheruppu OTT Release Date: October 11, 2023

IMDb Rating: Will be updated when available

Where to Watch: Hungama Play

Genre: — Drama

Director: Sreebharathi

Cast: Bijot Kannur, Master Finn, Chinnusree Valsalan, and Shiva Rudran


The Mollywood movie Aara was an official selection for the Lift-Off Filmmaker Sessions, Festival del Cinema di Cefalu, First-Time Filmmaker Sessions @ Pinewood Studios, and Mithiwood Film Festival in 2022. The primary character in the sneak peek mentions that his father gave the establishment more thought than he and his mother did when he was alive.

Aara OTT Release Date: October 9, 2023

IMDb Rating: Will be updated when available

Where to Watch: istream

Genre: — Drama

Director: Sameer S. Sahab

Cast: Moor/ Sumesh Moor, and others


Ruhana, a woman, braves an acid attack on her face in the film Acid, and with tenacity and resolve, she triumphs over this catastrophe. She confronts society head-on, burning just her face and not her dreams, with unwavering eyes and an unshakable will.

Acid OTT Release Date: October 5, 2023

IMDb Rating: Will be updated when available

Where to Watch: Highrich OTT/HR OTT


Director: Gokul K

Cast: Prabisha Prem, Nikhil Jayan, Tomin Thomas, Madhav Chandran, Nizsar, Nithin Chandran, Amal Harris, Iloosh Thattari, Sneha Treesa, and Rashidha

Missing Girl

Dennis urges Nakulan and Prakashan to fabricate a ghost story to prevent the sale of his old bungalow, so they start planning a course of action. What will they do if they realise the cottage is haunted? This is the crux of Missing Girl.

Missing Girl is the story of old bungalow To create a ghost story to prevent his old bungalow from being sold, they begin formulating an action plan. What will they do when they find out that the bungalow is actually haunted?

Missing Girl OTT Release Date: October 2, 2023

IMDb Rating: 8.3

Where to Watch: Highrich OTT/HR OTT

Genre: Horror Thriller

Director: Abdul Rasheed

Cast: Ashika Ashokan, Bhaskar Arvind, Vishnu Balakrishnan, Afsal K. Aziz, Deljo Dominic, Swaroop Krishna, Santhosh Krishna, Harikrishnan Sharu, Shaheer Muhammad, Jinesh Sadanandan, Sathyan Koppam, and Sanju Somanath

King of Kotha 

Kannan Bhai and his gang rule a town where crime is widespread. A crucial turn of events results from Inspector Shahul Hassan’s clever scheme to bring the “King” back to challenge this rule and get revenge. Dulquer Salmaan is seen as Kotha Rajendran ‘Raju’ aliases Raju Madrassi and King of Kotha in the film. The music, background music, and the actor’s performances, especially Dulquer Salmaan, Shabeer Kallarakkal, and Nyla Usha, were praised by critics. Disney+ Hotstar acquired the OTT streaming to the movie King of Kotha.

King of Kotha OTT Release Date: September 29, 2023

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Where to Watch:  Disney+ Hotstar

Genre: Period Action Drama

Director: Abhilash Joshiy

Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Chemban Vinod Jose, Prasanna, Gokul Suresh, Shabeer Kallarakkal, Saran Shakthi, Shammi Thilakan, Shanthi Krishna, Nyla Usha, Anikha Surendran, Senthil Krishna, Sudhi Koppa, TG Ravi, Pramod Veliyanad, Rajesh Sharma, Adhri Joe, Madhan Mohan, Prasant Murali, Govind Pai, Midhun Venugopal, Manju Vani, Sachin Shyam, Ritika Singh, and Soubin Shahir



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Apart from directing Ennivar, Sidhartha Siva also stars in it. Saina Play bagged its digital streaming rights. A private disagreement escalates into a political confrontation, and four students decide to flee to a remote cabin in the mountains. The film has opted for a direct digital release. Sarjano Khalid, Sudheesh, Binu Pappu, Sooraj S. Kurup, Jeo Baby, Binil Eldhose, Subin Sudhakaran, Arjun Ayilath, and Jafar Kaduva star in it.

OTT Release Date –  September 29, 2023

IMDb Rating – Will be updated when available

Where to Watch – Saina Play

Genre –  Political Thriller, Drama

Director  Sidhartha Siva

Cast – Sooraj S. Kurup, Sarjano Khalid, Sudheesh, Jeo Baby, Subin Sudhakaran, Binu Pappu, Jafar Kaduva, Binil Eldhose, Arjun Ayilath, and Sidhartha Siva

Sashiyum Sakunthalayam

The comedy-drama entertainer Sashiyum Sakunthalayam revolves around a rivalry between two parallel colleges in the inner village, blossoming romances between the college teachers and a family rivalry. Bichal Muhammed is the director, and  Mohan Deodate, Salam Thanikkat, Prajay Kamat, Neha Salam, and RS Vimal are the producers.

Sashiyum Sakunthalayam OTT Release Date: September 26, 2023

IMDb Rating: 9.1

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video and Simply South

Genre: Comedy Drama

Director: Bichal Muhammed

Cast: Shaheen Siddique,  R S Vimal, Siddique, Aswin Kumar, Balaji Sarmma, Binoy, Neha Salam, Sindhu Varma, Rasna Pavithran, and others


The teaser clip for the Malayalam movie Janvi suggests that it is a drama-filled tale of a young couple. Rajendra Thevassery, along with Suresh Kochery and Siyad Parambil, produced Janvi in addition to directing it. Preethi Jino and Joy Mathew essay the leads in it.

Janvi OTT Release Date: September 25, 2023

IMDb Rating: Will be updated when available

Where to Watch:  HR OTT/Highrich OTT

Genre: Romance Drama

Director: Rajendra Thevassery

Cast: Preethi Jino, Joy Mathew, Devan, Rahul Radhakrishnan, Kottayam Pradheep, and others

RDX: Robert Dony Xavier/ RDX

RDX: Robert Dony Xavier is also referred to as RDX. In the film, three accomplished martial artists reconnect after parting ways in the past when a shared foe seeks revenge against them. The film’s principal photography commenced on December 15, 2022. And the shooting wrapped up on April 13, 2023. Sam C. S. has composed the film’s music. It was made on a budget of Rs. 8 crores. It is one of the highest-grossing Malayalam movies with a box office collection of Rs. 84 crores.

RDX: Robert Dony Xavier/ RDX OTT Release Date: September 24, 2023

IMDb Rating: 7.5

Where to Watch:  Netflix

Genre: Action Thriller

Director: Nahas Hidayath

Cast: Antony Varghese, Babu Antony, Shane Nigam, Lal, Neeraj Madhav, Mahima Nambiar, Aima Rosmy Sebastian, Nishanth Sagar, Maala Parvathi, Baiju, Sandeep Raj, Sujith Shanker, Vishnu Agasthya, Sreejith B. Nair, Siraj, Dineesh P., Midhun Venugopal, Nahas Hidayath, Arya Salim, and Harisankar


Rudhuran, the devoted son of a contented family, incurs debt because of bad events. He finds a job abroad and leaves his mother and lady love behind to pay off the loan sharks. However, an infamous mobster named Bhoomi wreaks havoc on his life. The Malayalam dubbed version of the Tamil action thriller is now available on OTT. S. Kathiresan is the director and producer of the film. Raghava Lawrence essays the title role, Rudhran, and R. Sarathkumar plays Bhoominathan/ Bhoomi.

OTT Release Date – September 22, 2023

IMDb Rating – 5.3

Where to Watch –  Sun NXT

Genre –   Action Thriller

Director – S. Kathiresan

Cast – Raghava Lawrence, R. Sarathkumar, Nassar, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Poornima Bhagyaraj, Kaali Venkat, Sharath Lohithaswa, Redin Kingsley, Ilavarasu, Jayaprakash, Hareesh Peradi, A. Venkatesh, and others

Voice of Sathyanathan

The movie Voice of Sathyanathan was a commercial smash. In this comedy thriller, Dilieep plays the title role. It is the tale of Sathyanathan is falsely seen as a danger to the Indian President. Intense scenes of real risk are interspersed with lighthearted situations. Actors Jagapathi Babu, Siddique, Joju George, Makarand Deshpande, and Anupam Kher star in it.

A man’s life becomes increasingly complicated after his neighbour is injured in a dispute over a fence

OTT Release Date – September 21, 2023

IMDb Rating – 6.9

Where to Watch – ManoramaMAX/Amazon Prime Video → ManoramaMAX

Genre –   Comedy Thriller

Director –  Raffi

Cast – Dilieep, Veena Nandakumar, Joju George, Siddique, Jagapathi Babu, Makarand Deshpande, Anupam Kher, Vijayaraghavan, Abhiram Radhakrishnan, Johny Antony, Benny P. Nayarambalam, and others

Padachone Ingalu Katholi 

Padachone Ingalu Katholi is available on not one but two digital streamers. The streaming websites shed light on the storyline of Padachone Ingalu Katholi. The description reads, “Dineshan, Grace, Giri, KK and Gund Saji are involved in leftwing politics. Dineshan gets attracted to a girl who stays over at his house and she makes him consider all the occurrences that happen at home and take action for them.”

OTT Release Date: September 21, 2023/August 22, 2023

IMDb Rating: 4.5

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime VideoSaina Play

Genre: Political Satire, Comedy

Director: Bijith Bala

Cast: Sreenath Bhasi, Grace Antony, Ann Sheetal, Rajesh Madhavan, Vigilesh, Nirmal Palazhi, Hareesh Kanaran, Alencier, Johnny Antony, Mamukkoya, Sunil Sukhada, Dinesh Prabhakar, Rasna Pavithran, Shiny Sarah, Nisha Mathew, Nathaniel Mathil, Sarasa Balussery, Ranjith Manambrakkat, Mridula, Ranji Kankol, and Unni Raja


A young man named Joe and an older woman named Sofi fall in love in the film Sofi. The film underlines that despite age differences, love has no limitations and may still be intense and passionate. In the movie, Swati Tyagi portrays the lead role of Sofi. Dibin V plays Joe.

OTT Release Date – September 20, 2023

IMDb Rating – 6.1

Where to Watch – YouTube/ iTunes/ Google TV

Genre –   Drama

Director – Joby Vayalunkal

Cast – Dibin V., Swati Tyagi, Aneesh Ravi, Vishnu Sahasra, Kiran Sariga, Harishree Martin, Dhanuja, Cobra Rajesh, Sunil Nagpara, Badari, Sajin, Prasanth Kayakulam, and others

Digital Village

Fahad Nandu and Ulsav Rajeev are the directors and writers of Digital Village. In their small town, three friends are working to improve digital literacy. The trio encounter difficulties and trying circumstances because they are keen on upholding their traditional traditions. The primary theme of the narrative is the village of Panjikal and the actions that three people took to improve the area.

Digital Village OTT Release Date: September 15, 2023

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Genre: Drama

Director: Ulsav Rajeev and Fahad Nandu

Cast: Rishikesh, Vyshnav, Prajitha, Amrith K Shanth, Ashik Murali, Abhina Vijayan, Suresh EG, Suresh Babu Kannom, C P Shubha, MC Mohanan, Hareesh Pallikandam, SR Khan, Indira K, Alvin Mukunth, Rajendran, Thulaseedaran, and Jomon Jothir

Journey of Love 18+

The story of Journey of Love 18+ revolves around Akhil and Athira Raveendran’s love and the events leading up to their wedding. Naslen K. Gafoor essays the character of Akhil, and Meenakshi Dinesh is seen as Athira. Just as the title suggests, the movie focuses on young love. Actors Naslen K. Gafoor, Mathew Thomas, and Nikhila Vimal are back onscreen together after the movie Jo and Jo.

OTT Release Date – September 14, 2023

IMDb Rating – 6.5

Where to Watch – SonyLIV

Genre –   Comedy Romance Drama

Director  Arun D. Jose

Cast –  Nikhila Vimal, Naslen K. Gafoor, Mathew Thomas, Meenakshi Dinesh, Binu Pappu, Rajesh Madhavan, Manoj K. U., Anshid, Shyam Mohan, and Safwan

Pappachan Olivilaanu

Pappachan Olivilaanu revolves around truck driver Pappachan, who battles to carry on his father Meesha Mathachan’s legacy while constantly seeking acceptance from others. This hilarious comedy by Sinto Sunny stars Saiju Kurup as the title character, Puthenveetil Pappachan/Pothu Pappachan.

OTT Release Date –September 14, 2023

IMDb Rating – 5.7

Where to Watch – Saina Play

Genre –   Comedy Drama

Director – Sinto Sunny

Cast – Vijayaraghavan, Saiju Kurup, Aju Varghese, Kottayam Nazeer, Shivaji Guruvayoor, Srinda, Alexander Prasanth, Jagadish, Jolly Chirayath, Johny Antony, Shiju Tom, Kalabhavan Rahman, Darshana S. Nair, Jibu Jacob, and others

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