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His Highness Abdullah (1990)
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His Highness Abdullah (1990)
Original name: ഹിസ് ഹൈനസ്സ് അബ്ദുള്ള
Genre: Drama, Musical, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story follows Abdullah (Mohanlal) who is hired by the members of a wealthy royal family to assassinate the family head Maharaja Udayavarma (Nedumudi Venu). Abdullah comes into the royal palace under the disguise Ananthan Namboothiri, a classical singer, and tries to use this mask to softly kill the Maharaja.
Plot: king, assassin, depression, muslim, singer, deception, palace, loss of son, duplicity, nervous breakdown, royalty, guest, adopted daughter, assassination plot, blind man
Place: mumbai india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tragic ending, tense and captivating films with plots about malayalam, murder, revenge, love, police, fight and police officer mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like His Highness Abdullah: Bharatham (1991), Kamaladalam (1992), Chithram (1988), Mizhikal Sakshi (2008), Uyarangalil (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bharatham (1991)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
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Plot: photograph, brother brother relationship, secret, death of brother, musician, singer, drunkenness, concert, alcohol abuse, crying
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Kamaladalam (1992)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nandagopan (Mohanlal) is a respected dance teacher at the Kerala Kala Mandiram (alluding to the famed Kerala Kalamandalam repertory which performs Kerala's temple arts). However, his wife Sumangala (Parvathi) commits suicide, causing him to ...
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Chithram (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Kalyani (Ranjini) is the daughter of a wealthy NRI Ramachandra Menon (Poornam Vishwanathan) who resides in the United States. Kalyani, brought up in Chennai by her father's friend Kaimal (Nedumudi Venu), falls in love with another man and ...
Style: tragic ending
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Mizhikal Sakshi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A mother finds it hard to believe that her son is convicted as a terrorist and is sent to gallows. Eventually, she loses her mental balance.
Plot: death sentence, muslim, hindu, capital punishment, temple, old lady, false accusation, delusion, death of son, wrongful conviction, injustice, miscarriage of justice ...
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 7.2
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Uyarangalil (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Jayarajan (Mohanlal), an over-enthusiastic assistant manager at a tea plantation plans to loot a huge amount. He lures two debt-ridden subordinates, Chandran (Rahman) and Johnny (Nedumudi Venu), into his conspiracy.
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Devasuram (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 187 min.
Story: Neelakantan, heir to his father's fortunes, is an apparent menace to society. He once belittles a dancer but later they fall in love. Shekharan, an arch enemy, kidnaps his lover due to an old enmity.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Story: Rock N Roll is a 2007 Malayalam film directed by Renjith. The film stars Mohanlal, Lakshmi Rai, Mukesh and Rahman in lead roles.
Plot: singer, composer, friendship, song, drummer, love, music, musician, wedding, rock and roll, malayalam
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Sadayam (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The story is about convict Sathyanathan (Mohanlal) sentenced to death following multiple murders (of two adult men and two girl-children) he has committed and his subsequent prison life till death. The film focuses on his past and the chain of ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
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Duration: 164 min.
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Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Plot: murder, kidnapping, sister, police informant, chase, police, false accusation, informant, snitch, malayalam
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Chenkol (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The sequel to Kireedam (1989), Chenkol continues the story of Sethumadavan who hopes to regain his lost life after 8 years in prison.
Style: tragic ending
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Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
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Kireedam (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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25%
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Country: India
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Country: India
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Aashiqui (1990)
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Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
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Country: India
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