Bollywood The Best Movies Directed by Priyadarshan  

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List of all movies directed by Priyadarshan ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Priyadarshan are listed here and include movie posters and Priyadarshan movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Priyadarshan as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Priyadarshan movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Priyadarshan film is can be factored into this list.

From Priyadarshan's studio films to Priyadarshan's independent films, this Priyadarshan filmography keeps tabs on all Priyadarshan movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Everything from Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal to Gandeevam is included on this list.

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Mohanlal and Hema Malini have both worked on a Priyadarshan directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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Kilukkam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Revathi Kilukkam is a 1991 Malayalam-language Indian musical-comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and written by Venu Nagavalli. The story revolves around Nandini, an orphan who comes to Ooty in search ...more

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Hera Pheri Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty Hera Pheri is a 2000 Indian comedy film directed by Priyadarshan starring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty and Tabu. The story is based on the 1989 Malayalam film Ramji Rao Speaking, ...more

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Thenmavin Kombath Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan Thenmavin Kombath is a 1994 Malayalam musical drama film written and directed by Priyadarshan, produced and edited by N. Gopalakrishnan, and starring Mohanlal, Shobana, Nedumudi Venu, Kaviyoor ...more

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Chithram Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu Chithram is a 1988 Malayalam screwball comedy film written and directed by Priyadarshan. The film was produced by P. K. R. Pillai under the banner Shirdi Sai Creations. The film stars Mohanlal, ...more

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Thalavattam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Mukesh Thalavattam is a 1986 Malayalam drama film written and directed by Priyadarshan and starring Mohanlal, M. G. Soman and Karthika. The story is very loosely based on the American novel One Flew ...more

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Mithunam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan Mithunam is a 1993 Malayalam satirical film directed by Priyadarshan, written by Sreenivasan, and starring Mohanlal and Urvashi in the lead roles. The film was produced by Mohanlal under the ...more

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Bhool Bhulaiyaa Hema Malini, Vidya Balan, Akshay Kumar Bhool Bhulaiyaa is a 2007 Indian psychological comedy horror film directed by Priyadarshan. It constitutes the official remake of the 1993 Malayalam film, Manichitrathazhu, starring Mohanlal. ...more

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Kaalapani Mohanlal, Amrish Puri, Sreenivasan Kaalapani is a 1996 Indian epic film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Prabhu Ganesan, Tabu, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Tinnu Anand, Annu Kapoor, Alex Draper, Amrish Puri, and ...more

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Vellanakalude Nadu Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan Vellanakalude Nadu is a 1988 Malayalam drama film directed by Priyadarshan, and produced by Maniyanpilla Raju. This film was a critical and commercial success. It was remade in Hindi as Khatta ...more

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Vandanam Mohanlal, Mukesh, Nedumudi Venu Vandanam is a 1989 Malayalam film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Mohanlal, Mukesh, Girija Shettar, Nedumudi Venu, M.G. Soman, Jagadish, Sukumari, Ganesh Kumar, Maniyanpilla Raju, and ...more

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Minnaram is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Priyadarshan
Minnaram Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Shobana Minnaram is a 1994 Malayalam musical film written and directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Shobana, Thilakan, Sankaradi, K. P. Ummer, Jagathy Sreekumar, Geetha Vijayan, Venu Nagavally, ...more

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Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Priyadarshan
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu is a Malayalam film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, and Ranjini.It is a remake of the 1983 Hindi film Katha is a film by Sai Paranjpye ...more

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Hungama Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor, Rimi Sen Hungama is a 2003 Bollywood comedy film film co-written and directed by Priyadarshan. It stars Paresh Rawal, Aftab Shivdasani, Akshay Khanna and Rimi Sen. It was an adaptation of Priyadarshan's ...more

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Hulchul Kareena Kapoor, nm2147526, Paresh Rawal Hulchul is a 2004 Hindi filmdirected by Priyadarshan. The story is adapted from the 1991 Malayalam film Godfather. The film has a huge star cast including Akshaye Khanna, Kareena Kapoor, Arshad ...more

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Boeing Boeing Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Mukesh Boeing Boeing is a 1985 classic comedy Malayalam film written and directed by Priyadarshan. The story follows Shyam who tries dating more than one air hostess with the help of his friend ...more

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Akkare Akkare Akkare Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Mukesh Akkare Akkare Akkare is a 1990 Malayalam comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and written by Sreenivasan. This is a sequel to Pattanapravesham which in turn was a sequel to 1987 film ...more

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Chandralekha Mohanlal, Anil Kapoor, Sreenivasan Chandralekha is a 1997 Malayalam film directed by Priyadarshan and produced by Fazil. This brought back after a couple of years the old successful comedy combo of Mohanlal and Sreenivasan, which ...more

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Aryan Mohanlal, Shobana, Sukumari Aryan is a 1988 Indian Malayalam film action drama film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Ramya Krishnan, Sharat Saxena, Shobana, Sreenivasan, Gavin Packard, M. G. Soman and Goga ...more

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Garam Masala Akshay Kumar, nm2147526, John Abraham Garam Masala is a 2005 Bollywood comedy film directed by Priyadarshan, it is a partial remake of Priyadarshan's own Malayalam movie Boeing Boeing. The film stars Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Rimi ...more

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De Dana Dan Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, nm2147526 De Dana Dan is a 2009 Indian Hindi comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. The story is a partial adaptation of Priyadarshan's own Malayalam film Vettam. The film's cast includes Akshay Kumar, ...more

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Abhimanyu Mohanlal, Cochin Haneefa, Sukumari Abhimanyu is a Malayalam romantic action-thriller film released in 1991 directed by Priyadarshan featuring Mohanlal, Geetha, and Shankar in the lead roles. The plot revolved around Mumbai ...more

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Chup Chup Ke Kareena Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shahid Kapoor Chup Chup Ke is a 2006 Bollywood film directed by Priyadarshan. Originally titled as Khatta Meetha, the story of the film is adapted from the Malayalam film Punjabi House, with a tagline of ...more

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Bhagam Bhag Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, nm2147526 Bhagam Bhag is a 2006 Bollywood comedy murder mystery film, starring Akshay Kumar and Govinda. It is the first time the two are in a film together. The movie also stars Paresh Rawal, Lara Dutta ...more

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Malaamal Weekly nm2147526, Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor Malamaal Weekly is a 2006 Bollywood comedy film starring Paresh Rawal and Om Puri and written and directed by Priyadarshan. The storyline has similarities with Waking Ned Devine. The film was ...more

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Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu Mohanlal, Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu is a 1986 Malayalam comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. Starring Mohanlal, Mukesh, Lizy, Sreenivasan, Jagathi Sreekumar, Maniyanpilla Raju, and Kuthiravattam ...more

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Aram + Aram = Kinnaram Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan Aram + Aram = Kinnaram is a Malayalam slapstick comedy film released in 1985. Directed by Priyadarshan, with Mohanlal, Shankar, Sreenivasan, Lizy and Puja Saxena in leading roles, this film was ...more

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Adwaytham Mohanlal, Jayaram, Revathi Adwaytham is a 1992 Malayalam political crime thriller film directed by Priyadarshan and written by T. Damodaran. It stars Mohanlal, Jayaram, Revathi, Innocent, and M. G. Soman in the main ...more

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Kanchivaram Prakash Raj, Sriya Reddy, Geetha Vijayan Kanchivaram is a 2008 National award winning Tamil drama film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Prakash Raj and Shriya Reddy in the lead roles and has the musical score by M. G. ...more

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Dhol nm2147526, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav Dhol is a 2007 Bollywood comedy film directed by Priyadarshan, and produced under the Percept Picture Company. The film stars Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemu, Rajpal Yadav, Arbaaz ...more

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Khatta Meetha Trisha, Akshay Kumar, nm2147526 كاتا ميثا هو فيلم هندي كوميدي صدر سنة 2010.

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Hello My Dear Wrong Number Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan Hello My Dear Wrong Number is a 1986 Malayalam comedy film directed by Priyadarshan, written by Sreenivasan, and starring Mohanlal, Manianpilla Raju, Jagathy Sreekumar, Lizy, and Menaka. The ...more

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Virasat Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Amrish Puri Virasat is a 1997 Indian Hindi film, a remake of the Tamil film Thevar Magan. It was directed by Priyadarshan and produced by the Mushir-Riaz duo. It starred Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Amrish Puri, ...more

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Gardish nm2147526, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal Gardish is a 1993 Hindi film directed by Priyadarshan which stars Jackie Shroff and Dimple Kapadia. Jackie Shroff was nominated for Best Actor Filmfare awards, and Dimpla Kapadia for the Best ...more

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Poochakkoru Mookkuthi Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan Poochakkoru Mookkuthi is a 1984 screwball comedy Malayalam film written and directed by Priyadarshan, with the story based on Charles Dickens's play The Strange Gentleman. The film features an ...more

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Billu Barber Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan Billu, originally titled Billu Barber and released under that title in the United States, is a 2009 Bollywood film by Priyadarshan, produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, with an adapted ...more

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Kilichundan Mampazham Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan Kilichundan Mampazham is a 2003 comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. It features Mohanlal, Soundarya, Sreenivasan, Salim Kumar. The story is written by Sreenivasan and the screenplay and the ...more

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Vettam Jagathy Sreekumar, Dileep, Nedumudi Venu Vettam is a 2004 Malayalam romantic comedy film directed by Priyadarshan starring Dileep and Bhavna Pani. The starting of the plot is loosely based on the 1995 American film French Kiss.

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Kakkakuyil Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sunil Shetty Kakkakuyil is a 2001 Malayalam film produced, written, and directed by Priyadarshan starring Mohanlal and Mukesh in the lead roles. The film received mixed reviews upon release but became a ...more

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Hera Pheri 4 Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Rekha Hera Pheri 4 is an upcoming delayed Bollywood comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Firoz Nadiadwala. It is the third installment in the Hera Pheri film series, after Hera Pheri, ...more

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Odaruthammava Aalariyam Sreenivasan, Mukesh, Nedumudi Venu Odaruthammava Aalariyam is a Malayalam comedy film released in 1984. This film directed by Priyadarshan is about three college students and their efforts to woo a girl. Mukesh, Shankar, Nedumudi ...more

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Cheppu Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Cochin Haneefa Cheppu is a 1987 Malayalam language film made in India, directed by Priyadarshan and starring Mohanlal. The film is based on the 1982 Canadian film Class of 1984.

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The Ornate Lock Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Shobana Manichitrathazhu is a 1993 Indian Malayalam epic psychological thriller film written by Madhu Muttam, directed by Fazil, and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. The story is based on a tragedy ...more

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Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar nm2147526, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar is a 2001 Indian film directed by Priyadarshan. This story of the film is an adaptation of the Mohanlal starrer movie Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam. The film stars ...more

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Dheem Tharikida Thom Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan, Mukesh Dheem Tharikida Dhom is a Malayalam comedy film released in 1986, it was directed by Priyadarshan, this film is about an innocent young man joining a ballet team just to express his love towards ...more

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Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar, Suhasini Maniratnam Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil is a 1986 Malayalam-language Indian feature film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mammootty, Suhasini, Adoor Bhasi, Jagathi Sreekumar and Lizy.

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Kyon Ki Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, nm2147526 Kyon Ki is a 2005 Bollywood film directed by Priyadarshan and starring Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rimi Sen, Jackie Shroff, Om Puri and Sunil Shetty. The film is a remake of the 1986 Malayalam ...more

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Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal nm2147526, Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal is a Hindi comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. It stars Nana Patekar, Shreyas Talpade and Paresh Rawal. The film has been produced by Percept Picture Company. The story ...more

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Megham Mammootty, Dileep, Sreenivasan Megham is a 1999 Malayalam musical comedy film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mammootty, Priya Gill, Dileep, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Pooja Batra, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Captain Raju, and ...more

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Muskurahat Amrish Puri, Lalita Pawar, Revathi Muskurahat is a 1992 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Jay Mehta, Revathi, Amrish Puri, Anil Dhawan, Sharat Saxena, Annu Kapoor and Jagdeep. The film is the ...more

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Punnaram Cholli Cholli Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent Punnaram Cholli Cholli is a 1985 Malayalam-language Indian feature film directed by Priyadarshan, starring reigning star and romantic hero of 80's Shankar and Rahman respectively. This is one of ...more