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Searching and Matching Profiles


To search for Profiles on Malayali, you can use any of the following options:

  • Basic Search allows you to search for Profiles as per basic criteria like age, height, marital status, religion, location, etc.
  • The Advanced Search option gives you more detailed search options. The additional search options include education, profession, skin tone, diet, body type, etc.
  • Search and View Profiles without restrictions
  • The Special Cases option allows you to search for physically/mentally challenged Members.
  • The Saved Search option allows you to run a Saved Search at a later time to get a list of Members who match the criteria specified.
  • Additionally, you can also use Profile ID search to locate particular Members on Malayali
Search results are shown by default using a custom algorithm developed byMalayali This is used to maximise responses to your Profile. You can also sort the results by ‘Paid date’ and ‘Registered date’.
Based on your Profile and Partner Preferences, Malayali shows you a list of Profiles under your Matches list.
Preferred Matches: These are Members who exactly match your Partner Preferences
Broader Matches: These are Members who match some of your Partner Preferences and are slightly outside some of your other Preferences.
If you like a Member’s Profile, we recommend that you contact the Member immediately by Expressing Interest. In case you want to decide later, you can add these Members to a Maybe list. You can revisit these Profiles by visiting the Maybe list/ Shortlists page and decide to Express Interest later.
Yes. Can see members who have recently viewed your Profile.
While searching you may come across Profiles that you may not want to consider in your Partner Search. You can Block such Profiles we will ensure that these Profiles will not shown again to you on Malayali
By Blocking irrelevant Profiles, you will be improving our algorithm that shows you Matches / Search Results. If you change your mind, you can access these Profiles from the Ignored Members list and Unblock and Express Interest in them.