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The Best Thilakan Movies

Updated March 1, 2021 1.3k votes 117 voters 18.2k views100 items

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List of the best Thilakan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Thilakan'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 Thilakan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Thilakan movies will be at the top of the list. Thilakan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Thilakan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Thilakan films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Thilakan role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Thilakan performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

These films, like Ullasapoongattu and Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku include images when available.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Thilakan movies?" and "What are the greatest Thilakan roles of all time?"

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    Kilukkam

    Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar
    Kilukkam is a 1991 Malayalam-language Indian musical-comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and...  more
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    33
    7

    Kireedam

    Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar
    Kireedam is a 1989 Indian Malayalam drama film written by A. K. Lohithadas and directed by...  more
  • 3
    28
    3

    Varavelpu

    Mohanlal, Sreenivasan
    Varavelpu is a 1989 Malayalam black comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by...  more
  • 4
    28
    6

    Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal

    Jayaram, Nedumudi Venu
    Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal is a 1999 Malayalam family drama film directed by Sathyan...  more
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    26
    8

    Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala

    Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu
    Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala is a 1998 Malayalam black comedy film written and directed by...  more
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    26
    8

    Kerala Cafe

    Mammootty, Prithviraj Sukumaran
    Kerala Cafe is a 2009 Malayalam anthology film produced by Ranjith and directed by a team of...  more
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    20
    2

    Yathra

    Mammootty, Shobana
    Yathra is a 1985 Malayalam film directed by Balu Mahendra, and starring Mammootty and Shobana....  more
  • 8
    21
    3

    Spadikam

    Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu
    Spadikam is a 1995 Indian Malayalam action-drama film written and directed by Bhadran,...  more
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    22
    5

    The Ornate Lock

    Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi
    Manichitrathazhu is a 1993 Indian Malayalam epic psychological thriller film written by Madhu...  more
  • 10
    24
    8

    Nadodikattu

    Mohanlal, Shobana
    Nadodikattu is a 1987 Indian Malayalam satirical comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and...  more
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    20
    4

    Before the Rains

    Rahul Bose, Thilakan
    Before the Rains is a 2007 Indian-British period drama film directed by Santosh Sivan. The...  more
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    22
    6

    Red Chillies

    Mohanlal, Siddique
    Red Chillies is a 2009 Malayalam film starring Mohanlal, directed by Shaji Kailas and written...  more
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    20
    6

    Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja

    Mohanlal, Mammootty
    Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is a 2009 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of...  more
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    14
    0

    Mookilla Rajyathu

    Jagathy Sreekumar, Mukesh
    Mookilla Rajyathu is a Malayalam movie released in 1991 directed by the duo Ashokan-Thaha...  more
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    17
    4

    Moonnam Pakkam

    Jayaram, Jagathy Sreekumar
    Moonnam Pakkam is a 1988 Malayalam drama film written and directed by Padmarajan. It stars...  more
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    18
    6

    Narasimham

    Mohanlal, Mammootty
    Narasimham is a 2000 Malayalam action masala film written by Ranjith and directed by Shaji...  more
  • 17
    16
    4

    Chenkol

    Mohanlal, Thilakan
    Chenkol is a 1993 Malayalam drama film directed by Sibi Malayil and written by A. K....  more
  • 18
    16
    4

    Gandhinagar 2nd Street

    Mohanlal, Mammootty
    Gandhinagar 2nd Street is a 1986 Malayalam film directed by Sathyan Anthikad, starring...  more
  • 19
    18
    6

    Chinthamani Kolacase

    Suresh Gopi, Bhavana Menon
    Chinthamani Kolacase is a legal thriller movie loosely based on an English short story called...  more
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    14
    2

    Mrugaya

    Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar
    Mrugaya is a 1989 Malayalam action drama film written by AK Lohithadas and directed by IV...  more
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    16
    4

    Pattanapravesham

    Mohanlal, Sreenivasan
    Pattanapravesham is a 1988 Malayalam screwball comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and...  more
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    16
    4

    Aniyathipraavu

    Kunchacko Boban, Thilakan
    Aniyathipraavu is a 1997 Malayalam musical-romance film directed by Fazil and produced by...  more
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    14
    2

    Mukhamukham

    Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma
    Mukhamukham is a Malayalam feature film written and directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan....  more
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    12
    0

    Irakal

    Nedumudi Venu, Thilakan
    Irakal is a 1985 Malayalam psychological thriller film written and directed by K. G. George...  more
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    18
    8

    Naduvazhikal

    Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar
    Naduvazhikal is a blockbuster Malayalam movie released in 1989 directed by Joshi. Mohanlal...  more