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The Best Thilakan Movies

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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?"

Sreenivasan and Priyadarshan both worked with Thilakan over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Thilakan was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Nedumudi Venu and Oduvil Unnikrishnan in terms of fame and success.

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  • Kireedam is a 1989 Indian Malayalam drama film written by A. K. Lohithadas and directed by Sibi Malayil. The film stars Mohanlal, Thilakan, Parvathy, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Mohan Raj, Murali, Sreenath, ...more
  • Spadikam is a 1995 Indian Malayalam action-drama film written and directed by Bhadran, starring Mohanlal in the lead role of a village rowdy Thomas Chacko aka Aadu Thoma. The film's name "Spadikam" ...more
  • Sandhesam is a 1991 Malayalam black comedy-political satire film written by Sreenivasan and directed by Sathyan Anthikkad, starring Sreenivasan, Jayaram, Thilakan, Siddique, Kaviyoor Ponnamma and ...more
  • 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 of ...more
  • Perumthachan is a Kerala State Film Award winning film released in 1991. This film was also nominated for the Golden Leopard Award. It is a story of the legend Perumthachan, a carpenter and his son, ...more
  • Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku is a 1983 Malayalam film produced by Navodaya Appachan and directed by Fazil. This Blockbuster was Shalini's first movie. She acted in it when she was three years old and ...more
  • Yathra is a 1985 Malayalam film directed by Balu Mahendra, and starring Mammootty and Shobana. It is a remake of the 1982 Telugu film Nireekshana, directed by Balu Mahendra himself, and starring ...more
  • Godfather is a 1991 Indian Malayalam comedy-Drama film written and directed by Siddique-Lal and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. The film stars an ensemble cast consisting of N. N. Pillai, ...more
  • Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu is a 1999 Malayalam film starring Manju Warrier, Thilakan, Biju Menon, Abbas and Kalabhavan Mani. Mohanlal had sung a song Kaithappoovin along with K. S. Chithra, which ...more
  • Mookilla Rajyathu is a Malayalam movie released in 1991 directed by the duo Ashokan-Thaha featuring Mukesh, Siddique, Thilakan and Jagathy in the lead roles. This comedy flick revolves around four ...more
  • Red Chillies is a 2009 Malayalam film starring Mohanlal, directed by Shaji Kailas and written by A. K. Sajan. It was produced by M. Renjith under the banner of Rajaputhra Visual Media and was ...more
  • Before the Rains is a 2007 Indian-British period drama film directed by Santosh Sivan. The film is adapted from a story from the 2001 anthology Israeli film Asphalt Zahov. It was filmed on location ...more
  • Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala is a 1998 Malayalam black comedy film written and directed by Sreenivasan, starring Sangita, Sreenivasan, Thilakan, Innocent, Nedumudi Venu, Sudheesh, and Siddique.The film ...more
  • Sadayam
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    Sadayam is a 1992 Malayalam drama thriller film written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair and directed by Sibi Malayil. It stars Mohanlal, Thilakan, Nedumudi Venu, Murali, Sreenivasan, Maathu, KPAC Lalitha, ...more
  • Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal is a 1986 Malayalam-language Indian feature film directed by Padmarajan. The film is noted for its rich and detailed screenplay, expressive cinematography and ...more
  • Nadodikattu is a 1987 Indian Malayalam satirical comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan based on a story by the Siddique-Lal duo. The story revolves around two ...more
  • Kerala Cafe is a 2009 Malayalam anthology film produced by Ranjith and directed by a team of ten directors including Lal Jose, Shaji Kailas, Anwar Rasheed, Shyamaprasad, B. Unnikrishnan, Revathy, ...more
  • Moonnam Pakkam is a 1988 Malayalam drama film written and directed by Padmarajan. It stars Jayaram, Thilakan, Keerthy, Jagathi Sreekumar, Rahman, Ashokan and Ajayan. Keerthy and Ajayan made their ...more
  • 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, and ...more
  • Aniyathipraavu is a 1997 Malayalam musical-romance film directed by Fazil and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. It stars Kunchacko Boban and Shalini in the lead roles. The film tells a love story, ...more
  • Chenkol is a 1993 Malayalam drama film directed by Sibi Malayil and written by A. K. Lohithadas. The film is the sequel to the 1989 film Kireedam. It continues Sethumadhavan's story after his prison ...more
  • Pattanapravesham is a 1988 Malayalam screwball comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan. It is the sequel to Nadodikkattu and follows the story of Dasan and Vijayan who ...more
  • Gandhinagar 2nd Street is a 1986 Malayalam film directed by Sathyan Anthikad, starring Mohanlal, Seema, Karthika, Srinivasan, Thilakan, Innocent, Sukumari, and KPAC Lalitha. Mammootty makes a cameo ...more
  • Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal is a 1999 Malayalam family drama film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by A. K. Lohithadas, starring Jayaram, Thilakan, and Samyuktha Varma in the main roles. ...more
  • Varavelpu is a 1989 Malayalam black comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan, starring Mohanlal, Revathi, Sreenivasan, Thilakan, Murali, Innocent, and Jagadish. The film ...more