Comedy movies are meant to be stress-busters. It is the best option when it comes to family movie time. It takes a versatile actor to bring out the laughter in people. One such actor is Prithviraj Sukumaran, a talented and successful actor hailing from Kerala. He has acted in more than 100 movies in a variety of roles. He has won several awards including a National Film Award.
At Top 10s we have compiled a list of the Top 10 Comedy Movies of Prithviraj Sukumaran. It is a list you don’t want to miss. You can also visit our Top 10 movies section for a great collection of entertaining movies.
List of Top 10 Comedy Movies of Prithviraj Sukumaran
If you are a fan of the actor or love comedy movies in general, here is a list of the top 10 movies of Prithviraj which are comedies and allow you to have a good laugh.
1. Bro Daddy
If you’re looking for a hilarious Prithviraj Sukumaran film to watch, look no further than this latest film Malayalam comedy movie that was directed by this versatile actor himself! Bro Daddy is a sweet film and has plenty of comic scenes that play out between the father-son duo, enacted by Superstar Mohanlal and Prithviraj! This multi-starer film boasts of an ensemble cast that includes actors Meena, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Lalu Alex, Unni Mukundan, Mallika Sukumaran, etc. This is definitely one of the best comedy films of Prithviraj Sukumaran as actor/director and can be viewed on Disney+ Hotstar.
This is a movie that brought out the finesse and artistic excellence of Prithviraj. It is one of the best Prithviraj Sukumaran comedy movies. He plays a round-the-clock drunkard, Pambu Joy in this movie. He befriends another drunkard Pavada Babu, portrayed by Anoop Menon, who is a failed film producer. They both decide to help each other with their drinking problems when some events unfold that may lead to the end of their friendship. A funny yet thought-provoking movie, it was a commercial hit. Get comfy and watch this feel-good movie to make your day.
3. Driving Licence
Among Prithviraj Sukumaran’s recent movies is Driving Licence. It is a comedy-drama film, directed by Lal Jr., where Prithviraj portrays the role of Superstar Hareendran who is famous for his driving skills but loses his driving licence. His huge fan, a Motor Vehicle Inspector comes to know about this and agrees to deliver his licence illegally. However, a feud develops between the two which takes a toll on both their professional and personal lives. It’s a thrilling movie you don’t want to miss.
4. Ayyappanum Koshiyum
A different type from usual Prithviraj Sukumaran action movies, this movie revolves around the clash between a senior police officer, Ayyappan, played by Biju Menon and ex-Havildar Koshi. What starts as a routine checkpoint event, turns into an ego clash between the two where they turn on destroying each other’s lives and careers. Whether it turns into a mess or resolves, forms the story of this fun and thriller movie, written and directed by Sachy.
5. Darvinte Parinamam
When looking for comedy films in Malayalam, Darvinte Parinamam finds a permanent spot in the Top 10 movies list of Prithviraj Sukumaran. The title of the movie means ‘Darwin’s Evolution’ and the film revolves around the hilarious methods adopted by the protagonist (Anil Anto played by Prithviraj) in teaching a gangster (“Gorilla” Darwin played by Chemban Vinod) a lesson he’ll never forget! Do not miss the opportunity to watch this amazing movie, directed by Jijo Antony & released in 2016. It is definitely on Prithviraj Sukumaran’s best movies list.
A movie that will take you back to your college days. In this movie, a 15-year reunion is organized for college classmates which does not go smoothly as planned. Prithviraj essays the role of one of the students who are in for a rude awakening of the results of his past doings. How it leads to the revelation of various events forms the crux of the movie. A multi-starer movie, it is sure to leave you mesmerized and wanting to have a college reunion of your own. This is one of the best movies by Prithviraj you don’t want to miss.
7. Sapthamashree Thaskaraha
One of the best movies of Prithviraj, the comedy thriller film Sapthamashree Thaskaraha (translated as Seven Good Thieves) follows the story of seven prisoners, who find out they have been cheated by the same fraudster. The film then shows how they plan their revenge by executing a heist to rob their common nemesis. The film premiered on September 6, 2014, and this film ended up being a blockbuster hit! This Prithviraj Sukumaran movie also stars Asif Ali, Nedumudi Venu, Chemban Vinod Jose, Neeraj Madhav & Sudheer Karamana. The film was directed and written by Anil Radhakrishnan and was appreciated by audiences and critics alike.
Mozhi is a romantic comedy released in 2007. It was produced by Singham actor, Prakash Raj. Prithviraj dons the role of a musician named Karthik who falls for hearing and speech-impaired girl Archana (played by Jyothika). Swarnamalya plays the role of a trusted friend of Jyothika who helps Prithviraj understand and express his love through sign language. Though he befriends and develops a deep bond with her, she rejects his marriage proposal because she doesn’t believe in love. The movie was a commercial hit at the box office and received critical acclaim. It remains one of the best movies of Prithviraj Sukumaran. If you haven’t watched it, do not wait any longer.
9. Teja Bhai & Family
This is a hilarious situational comedy film by Prithviraj Sukumaran! Teja Bhai and Family, directed by Deepu Karunakaran, was released in 2011. It stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Akhila Sasidharan, and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the lead roles, along with an ensemble cast with notable actors like Indrans, Bindu Panicker, Manju Pillai, Jagathy Sreekumar, Jagadish, Salim Kumar, etc. This family entertainer had audiences rolling with laughter, especially at the interactions between Prithviraj and Suraj. The film is available to watch on the Disney+Hotstar OTT streaming site.
Swapnakoodu which was released in 2003, was one of the successful movies of Prithviraj that was released then. It remains one of Prithviraj Sukumaran’s blockbuster movies. It follows the story of three young men, one of which is played by Prithviraj. He essays the role of a flirtatious young man who enjoys flirting with difficult-to-convince women. He meets his match when he meets Kamala, played by Meera Jasmine. It is a funny and thrilling movie to watch.
So that was our list to help you unwind with a good laugh. Have you watched them? With a versatile actor like Prithviraj, it’s difficult to list only a few movies but this should help you get started to understand what a brilliant actor he is. Prithviraj Sukumaran’s movies as a director are also worth watching, once you understand his calibre as an actor.
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