Malayalam

  • Politicianhumourist Innocent's cancer ward memoir now a part of Kerala state syllabus textbook June 14, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: After winning the Lok Sabha polls as an LDFindependent, actor and humourist Innocent has earned another credit with Kerala Government including in an school textbook excerpts from the memoir he penned when he underwent treatment for cancer. Innocent, who survived cancer just a few months before he plunged into the...
  • 'Singam 2' collects Rs 20.4 crore in Tamil Nadu July 18, 2013

    Much like its prequel, the 2010 blockbuster 'Singam', Suriya starrer 'Singam 2' too has managed to set the cash registers ringing. The second installment of the series featuring Suriya as the topcop Duraisingam, along with Anushka Shetty and Hansika Motwani managed to draw in the crowds despite getting a thumbs...
  • South Indian actress Leena Paul arrested for cheating May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: South Indian actress Leena Maria Paul, who was on the run after allegedly cheating a Chennai bank of Rs 19 crore, was today arrested from a farmhouse here while her male accomplice managed to escape. Paul, who has acted in national award winner Mohanlalstarrer 'Red Chillies', was arrested...
  • Anjali Menon on her award winning film 'Manjadikuru' November 8, 2012

    Malayalam film 'Manjadikuru' or 'Lucky Red Seeds' finally released in theatres across the country on Friday. Here's filmmaker Anjali Menon about her critically acclaimed and international award winning debut film. ...
  • Multitalented Malayalam actress on her journey in cinema October 27, 2012

    Shobana Chandrakumar an actress and a Bharatnatyam dancer talks about her journey and experience in Indian cinema. ...
  • Malayalam director Shaji collaborates with Polish composer for his next October 18, 2012

    Acclaimed Malayalam filmmaker Shaji Karun, whose films have played in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, is collaborating with renowned Polish composer Preisner for his passion project, a musical starring Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. ...
  • Actor Prithviraj on his journey as an actor, producer and Bollywood October 13, 2012

    While acting in films was never on the cards Prithviraj could not change his destiny. And not happy with being just a good actor he also plunged into production. And now he is all set to win over Bollywood with his Hindi debut. Join us as Malayalam actor Prithviraj talks...
  • Remembering veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan September 25, 2012

    Thilakan had starred in over 200 Malayalam films and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2009. ...
  • Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan dies September 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran Malayam actor Thilakan died in a Thiruvanathapuram hospital early on Monday morning. He was 74 years of age. Thilakan had been admitted to KIMS hospital with pneumonia and was on ventilator support. He died of a heart failure. Thilakan who began his acting career in his intermediate days,...
  • Music maestro Rahman to score for three Tamil films August 22, 2012

    The Tamil film audience, who haven't heard from AR Rahman since 'Endhiran', which was released in 2010, the wait is over as the music maestro has three big projects lined up for release this year. ...
  • Actor Revathy to return with 'Molly Aunty Rocks' June 6, 2012

    Acclaimed director and actor Revathy is all set to return to Mollywood with a comic role in Ranjith Sankar's upcoming film 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. ...
  • Vijay team up with AL Vijay for 'Thalaivan' May 10, 2012

    Sources confirm that Ilayathalapathy Vijay and AL Vijay are coming together for a project. However, the project has now been titled 'Thalaivan' and will go on the floors by the end of this year. It will be produced by Chandra Prakash Jain. 'Thalaivan' is touted to have the usual technicians...
  • Maatraan starring Suriya releasing on August 15 May 9, 2012

    Suriya Sivakumar's much awaited 'Maatraan' will catch a big worldwide release on August 15. Suriya will portray two different roles in the movie. This has been officially announced by Eros International that has bagged the Tamil theatrical rights of the movie. It is produced by AGS Entertainment. Eros has bagged...
  • Jalaja's comeback through Balyakalasakhy May 9, 2012

    One of the fine actresses of the eighties, Jalaja who was keeping away from the industry for more than a decade will make a comeback to Mollywood. She will be playing a great role of interest in her comeback through the movie 'Balyakalasakhy'- a filmy take on Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer's...
  • Fahad Fazil plays an auto driver in his next film May 8, 2012

    The lead actor in the topical new generation movies Fahad Fazil is going to turn a customary in his next. He will be acting an auto driver from a very ordinary background in the new movie 'Friday' directed by Lijin Jose. The shoot for the movie produced by Innocent...
  • Narein plays a cop in 'Kaakkichattai' remake May 8, 2012

    After the recent comeback to commercial movies with B Unnikrishnan's 'Grandmaster', young actor Narein will be shortly seen as a cop again. This time he will be playing the same for the remake of the famous Kamal hassan movie 'Kaakkichattai'. The original featuring Kamal hassan as a youngster forced to...
  • Baburaj to appear in more than 12 films this year May 8, 2012

    After the recent makeover in his image, actor Baburaj is finding it difficult to allot the dates for any movie coming his way. The actor who has also excelled in the recent 'Mayamohini' and 'Ordinary', will be seen in at least a dozen more films in the coming months....
  • Prithviraj gets new muscle packed look for 'Hero' May 8, 2012

    Impeccable combo of an ace director and an actor, titled their project as 'Hero', which denotes not only their professional bond but also a commercial Heroic trend in cult movies of Kerala. This Upcoming venture starring Prithiviraj is directed by Deepan, written by Vinod Guruvayoor, has been successful in creating great...
  • No 'Dirty Picture' remake for Richa Gangopadhyay May 8, 2012

    The relay race over who would play the lead role in the Tamil-Telugu remake of 'The Dirty Picture' continues, with the latest being Richa Gangopadhyay. The 'Mayakkam Enna' actress said that she will not be doing the project and she would not do it even if she gets the offer. After...
  • Aashiq Abu is all set to return with 'Da Thadiya' May 8, 2012

    After the spirited success of his latest '22 Female Kottayam', director Aashiq Abu has announced his next. Also a seemingly different attempt, the movie has been interestingly titled as 'Da Thadiya'. Aashiq Abu will present two new faces Sekhar Menon and Sreenath Bhasi, the popular DJ's as heroes through this...
  • Now a Malayalam film on 'real' Silk Smitha May 5, 2012

    Kochi: The Dirty Picture may have been one of the most popular Hindi films of 2011 but it appears not everyone is convinced that it was an authentic biopic on Silk Smitha's life. It is the argument of those pushing for a 'real' take on Silk Smitha that all...
  • Isha Sharvani to debut in Malayalam Films May 5, 2012

    New Delhi: If all goes well, Bollywood diva Isha Sharvani will soon make her debut in Malayalam. It is learnt that the gorgeous actor-dancer has been roped in by debutant director Pramod Payyannur to play the role of Suhra in his upcoming movie 'Balyakalasakhi'. Isha will pair up with Mammootty,...
  • Soul often goes missing in remakes: Mohanlal April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: At a time when South film remakes are popular in Hindi, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal feels that even if various elements are added to the content, the soul of the original is lost when it is re-produced in different languages several times. Priyadarshan's psychological thriller, 'Bhool Bhulaiya' was a remake of...
  • Malayalam film producer Appachan passes away April 24, 2012

    Kochi: Well-known Malayalam film-maker, 'Navodaya' Appachan, who is credited with producing the first 3-D movie in India, 'My Dear Kuttichathan', died here today. Appachan (87) was admitted to a private hospital on April 17 following old-age illness, hospital sources said. He developed some uneasiness early today and was moved to...
  • Dileep's 'Mayamohini' is a hit April 17, 2012

    With the film, Dileep joins the league of actors like Kamal Haasan who have played a female character on screen for a large part of their film. ...
  • 'Mayamohini' creates waves at the box office April 16, 2012

    Malayalam actor Dileep's portrayal of female seductress in the film 'Mayamohini' is creating quite a buzz at the box office. ...
  • Mammootty's son to star in 'Ustad Hotel' April 14, 2012

    Kochi: Dulquar Salman's debut film 'Second Show' did reasonable business at the box office, but it hasn't stopped filmmakers to offer films to the youngster. The young actor, who is Malayalam superstar Mammootty's son, is happy with his profession and the way his acting career is shaping up. Speaking to IANS,...
  • Internet racket to make a film virtual hit April 14, 2012

    Kochi: Guess what is the cost of 'liking' a movie on Facebook. Close to Rs 5 lakh! Hard to believe? Exploiting the wide possibilities of online promotion of Malayalam movies, unauthorised internet marketing groups are becoming rampant in the state. Interestingly, these groups are taking advantage of the scope of social...
  • Mohanlal to play the lead in Rafi-Mecartin film April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The code to make an exuberant comic entertainer is not easy to crack. But for the duo of Rafi and Mecartin, making a comic drama is not something they sweat over. In fact, it's a challenge that they are always eager to take up. The writers-turned-directors are coming...
  • Teaser: Mohanlal's Malayalam thriller Grandmaster April 3, 2012

    Grandmaster is an upcoming Malayalam action thriller film directed by B Unnikrishnan. It stars Mohanlal, Anoop Menon, Narain, Priyamani and Jagathy Sreekumar in the lead roles. The film is produced by UTV Motion Pictures and is set to be released on April 27, 2012. Mohanlal plays a police officer in...