The Best Sreenivasan Movies

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List of the best Sreenivasan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sreenivasan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Sreenivasan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sreenivasan movies will be at the top of the list. Sreenivasan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sreenivasan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sreenivasan films to end the squabble once and for all.

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The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha and Traffic.

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Movie fans who love Sreenivasan have also been known to enjoy films starring Salim Kumar and Mukesh.

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  • Nadodikattu
    Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan
    76 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Sathyan Anthikad

    In this satirical comedy, two unemployed men from Kerala decide to migrate to the Middle East for a better life but end up in a mess as they get involved in a notorious smuggling ring. The movie garnered critical praise and became a box-office hit, thanks to its witty dialogue and clever plot twists. Sreenivasan's role as Dasan, one half of the protagonist duo, stands out for his impeccable comic timing, quirkiness, and relatable portrayal of a man trying to find his place in the world.

  • Sandhesam
    Jayaram, Sreenivasan, Siddique
    68 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Sathyan Anthikad

    In this political satire, two rival party members fight for power and control while their naïve father tries to unite them. The movie gained critical acclaim for its smart commentary on the state of politics in Kerala during the 90s. Sreenivasan's portrayal of the well-intentioned yet gullible father Kottappalli Raghavan Pillai garnered immense praise for its subtlety and charm.

  • Vadakkunokkiyantram
    Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent
    63 votes
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Sreenivasan

    This dark comedy revolves around a paranoid husband who suspects his wife of infidelity, leading to hilarious and, at times, heart-wrenching consequences. Widely acclaimed for its unique narrative style and thought-provoking themes, the movie became an instant classic among Malayalam cinema enthusiasts. In his directorial debut, Sreenivasan also shines as the lead character Dineshan, showcasing his acting prowess in portraying the complexities of a man grappling with jealousy and insecurities.

  • Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala
    Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique
    62 votes
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Sreenivasan

    The film humorously tackles the story of a woman who struggles to make ends meet while her husband squanders their money on various get-rich-quick schemes. Winning the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam, it is lauded for its social relevance and engaging storytelling. Sreenivasan's role as Vijayan, the irresponsible husband, demonstrates his ability to play deeply flawed characters with finesse and vulnerability.

  • Thalayanamanthram
    Jayaram, Sreenivasan, Sukumari
    34 votes
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Sathyan Anthikad

    Centered around the perils of materialistic pursuits, this family drama chronicles the life of a simple housewife who gets caught up in a whirlwind of deceit and greed. The movie's unique premise and unforgettable dialogues helped propel it to cult status among Malayalam cinema fans. Sreenivasan's performance as the cunning and manipulative Shekaran Kakka adds depth and intrigue to the storyline, making it a delightful watch.

  • Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam

    Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam

    Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Thilakan
    39 votes
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Sathyan Anthikad

    This social comedy revolves around a house owner trying to evict his tenant while navigating various obstacles that come in his way. The clever script and witty dialogues made this film a huge hit among audiences and critics alike. Sreenivasan delivers a splendid performance as the desperate house owner, adding humor and empathy to the character.