Malayalam Cinemas

  • Malayalam actor Aju marries Kochi based fashion designer 27-02-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: One of the most popular character actors of this generation, Aju Varghese tied the knot with Augustina recently in Kochi. The wedding was solemnised at Elamkulam church in Kochi. Aju's bride, Augustina is a fashion designer based in Kochi. Aju Varghese who made his debut through Vineeth Sreenivasan's...
  • Why is a Malayalam movie creating waves?

    Just a Thought |  Radhakrishnan Nair
    A 57-year-old Muslim lady in Kerala, who has never stepped into a cinema hall, steps into one to watch a movie. Everyone who has seen...

  • Actor Mammootty in Martin Prakkat's next film 15-01-2014 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: After delivering back to back hits with films like 'Best Actor' and 'ABCD', director Martin Prakkat is ready to roll out his next movie. The director is as of now writing the script of the film and will soon start its pre-production. Martin will once again join Mammootty...
  • Malayalam actor Jayasuriya to lose 10 kilos for a new film 14-01-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: 2013 was an interesting year for actor Jayasuriya, who had the best of his roles slated for the year end. His films 'Philips and 'Punyalan Agarbathis' did made the actor and his producers happy. After tasting success, the actor is raing to go and is eager to take...
  • Malayalam film 'Happy Journey's' first look unveiled 26-12-2013 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Mammootty's son Dulqar Salman has become a popular face of Malayalam cinema in a short span of time. With his intelligent selection of roles, he has also also garnered Box Office success. The latest we hear is that Dulqar citing his busy schedules with recent project has opted...
  • Malayalam actor Dileep not paying service tax 22-12-2013 04:59 PM

    Kochi: Raids at the home and offices of Malayalam actor Dileep Saturday revealed that he has evaded payment of service tax, said central excise and service tax officials. The over 12-hour raid that began Saturday morning took place at multiple places, including his residence near here, and offices that are...
  • Malayalam actor Mohanlal elated with 'Drishyam' success 20-12-2013 05:44 PM

    New Delhi: Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is all excited. After a long time, the actor is back in action with the movie 'Drishyam' which released in theatres recently. The movie, which is directed by Jeethu Joseph, is getting very good response from the audience and is being touted as the big...
  • Malayalam actor Fahad Fazil in Mani Ratnam's next? 20-11-2013 06:04 PM

    New Delhi: Actors of Malayalam cinema have always considered it as an honour when they have got a chance to act in a Mani Ratnam film. After Mammootty, Mohanlal, Manoj K Jayan, Shalini and Prithviraj, it seems actor Fahad Fazil has got an opportunity to work with Mani Ratnam. If...
  • Malayalam actor Jishnu heading to Bollywood 15-11-2013 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Relatively new in the Malayalam film industry, actor Jishnu is all set to make his debut in Bollywood. He will be seen in the Hindi remake of the Malayalam movie 'Traffic', which is already in the making. Jishnu will be essaying the role played by Krishna in the...
  • Mohanlal offers to return vintage camera, to skirt row 15-10-2013 04:04 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam superstar Mohanlal who is courting controversy over the vintage camera, with which his first shot was taken, is willing to return the equipment. Sabu Cherian, chairman of the Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC), said that a controversy has been thrown up following reports that a person has...
  • Malayalam new generation films failing to click? 02-07-2013 06:17 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: What is the so-called new generation cinema in Malayalam all about? A young breed of film-makers who entered Malayalam filmdom introducing new narrative techniques, shunning superstars and fetching new faces in seemingly untold stories have created a buzz in the industry in the last three years. However, the general...
  • Manju Warrier, Amitabh Bachchan to feature in an ad together 23-06-2013 12:24 PM

    Kochi: Popular Malayalam actress Manju Warrier and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will feature in a television advertisement for a jewellery brand. The advertisement for Kalyan Jewellers will go on air July 15. "The advertisement will be filmed towards the end of this month, and it will go on air from...
  • South Indian actress Leena Paul arrested for cheating 28-05-2013 07:36 PM

    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 Mohanlal-starrer 'Red Chillies', was arrested...
  • 60th National Film Awards: The winners 19-03-2013 08:58 PM

    The 60th National Film Awards were announced in the capital on Monday. ...
  • 2011: Malayalam filmdom failed to script success 21-12-2011 01:13 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The waning charisma of superstars, a drought at the box office and dearth of new faces...it was another bad year for the Malayalam film industry. Despite several releases, the three ageing Malayalam superstars - Mammootty, 60, Suresh Gopi, 54, and Mohanlal, 51, - seen as the saviours of the...
  • Controversy helped 'DAM 999': Director 26-11-2011 01:20 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sohan Roy, director of controversial multilingual film DAM 999 that released throughout India but not in Tamil Nadu, is happy because the heat generated has given his venture a fillip. "The film has been released across the country, except in Tamil Nadu where it has been banned. The initial...
  • Where have the heroines gone in south cinema? 26-09-2011 02:48 PM

    When it was taking its first steps, Malayalam cinema had heroines sharing equal screen place with the heroes. Sheela, Ambika, Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini top the list. But it was Sharada, a Kannada actress, who won the National Award for best actress (Urvashi Award) for the first time in Malayalam...
  • The Dirty Picture: Who was Silk Smitha? 31-08-2011 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: 1982 was a great year for southern actor Smitha who had nine releases lined up. She followed up the year's performance with 13 releases and no one was complaining despite repetitive characterization. Her fan following did not bother about the same basic storyline and just wanted their diva...
  • I lack intelligence to speak on corruption: SRK 23-08-2011 06:24 PM

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in his recent visit to Kerala spoke on a range of issues from Anna's movement to film censorship and Malayalam cinema. ...
  • Rs 30 cr assets found with Mammootty, Mohanlal 12-08-2011 04:00 PM

    Kochi: Income tax raids on residences and business establishments of Malayalam superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal have revealed undisclosed assets worth about Rs 30 crore, a top I-T official said on Friday. "Inquiries so far have indicated undisclosed assets worth approximately Rs 30 crore," ET Lukose, Director General of Income Tax...
  • Mammootty back to films, plans son's marriage 06-08-2011 12:05 PM

    Kochi: Southern superstar Mammootty says the media had a field day when tax men were raiding his premises, but now he is back to shooting for films. He is also excited about his son's marriage in December. Speaking to the media for the first time since the IT raids, Mammootty...
  • I-T searches Malayalam actor Mohanlal's home 26-07-2011 05:51 PM

    Kochi: After a four-day gap, Income Tax officials on Tuesday continued searches at Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's residence. The officials began the search in the presence of the actor who returned from Chennai in the morning, I-T sources said. I-T authorities had on July 22 conducted simultaneous searches at 20 business...
  • 'Rs 20 lakh recovered from Mammootty's house' 23-07-2011 11:08 AM

    Chennai: The Income-Tax department has recovered over Rs 20 lakh from Malayalam superstar Mammootty's house in Kochi, according to sources. Documents related to land dealings were recovered from both actors' homes. Mammootty's statement was recorded at his residence on Saturday. The actor was questioned for nearly seven hours on Friday...
  • I-T officials question Malayalam star Mammootty 23-07-2011 10:45 AM

    Kochi: Income Tax officials, who had conducted raids at the residence and business establishments of Malayalam superstar Mammootty, questioned him for nearly seven hours till early Saturday morning. The actor who returned from Chennai around 9 pm on Friday night was questioned by I-T officials at his residence at Panampilly...