Malayalam Cinemas

  • Filmmaker Priyadarshan not to seek fresh term in Kerala State Chalachitra Academy August 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ace director Priyadarshan, whose three-year term as chairperson of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy is ending later this month, has decided against seeking a fresh term. Minister for Cinema, Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan confirmed to IANS that the director has sought to be relieved. "The term is for three years and he expressed...
  • Kerala star-couple Dileep, Manju Warrier to file divorce plea July 24, 2014

    Kochi: Malayalam film star couple Dileep and Manju Warrier are likely to file a joint divorce petition in their bid to lessen the cumbersome legal process, sources said here Wednesday. The 45-year-old Dileep June 5 filed a divorce petition, seeking dissolution of his marriage with his 35-year-old wife. However, the two failed...
  • Producer to screen movie ticketless, cost to be covered by ads June 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Imagine watching the latest movie in cinemas without spending a single penny or making a mad rush for tickets. Just wait a while before disbelieving such a scenario as a new Malayalam film is all set to be released with the promise that it can be watched free of cost...
  • Malayalam actor Aju marries Kochi based fashion designer February 27, 2014

    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 'Malarvadi Arts...
  • Actor Mammootty in Martin Prakkat's next film January 15, 2014

    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 January 14, 2014

    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...
  • Malayalam film 'Happy Journey's' first look unveiled December 26, 2013

    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 out...
  • Malayalam actor Dileep not paying service tax December 22, 2013

    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 into...
  • Malayalam actor Mohanlal elated with 'Drishyam' success December 20, 2013

    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...
  • Malayalam actor Fahad Fazil in Mani Ratnam's next? November 20, 2013

    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 November 15, 2013

    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 October 15, 2013

    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 approached...
  • Malayalam new generation films failing to click? July 2, 2013

    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...
  • Manju Warrier, Amitabh Bachchan to feature in an ad together June 23, 2013

    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 July...
  • 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 Mohanlal-starrer 'Red Chillies', was arrested...
  • 60th National Film Awards: The winners March 19, 2013

    The 60th National Film Awards were announced in the capital on Monday. ...
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: Homosexuality in films February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: When sexual revolution swept through the West in the 1960s after the advent of the birth control pill, some of the effects of the change found slanted reflections in popular culture. But for the ripples to hit the Indian shores, where cinema was still bound by Victorian...
  • Mammootty to act in Arun Gopi's next movie February 5, 2013

    After making a huge box office collection with the Malayalam thriller 'Run Baby Run' directed by Joshiy, scriptwriter Sachin-Sethu is now gearing up for his next film with Mammootthy. This Untitled film will be directed by Arun Gopi. According to the makers Mammootthy's character in the film will have...
  • Rajshri, to act in a Malayalam film 'Aram' January 24, 2013

    Rajshri Ponnappa, who made her debut with movie 'Pithavinum Puthranum Parishudhathmavinum', which was directed by Deepesh, is yet to be released. Ponnappa, has already started working for her next movie titled 'Aram'. The movie will be directed by Reji Nair. Rajashri will play a role of a modern woman named Jessy....
  • Malayalam actor Mohanlal to play 'Mr Fraud' January 21, 2013

    B Unnikrishnan is now all set to work with Mohanlal again in his next film titled 'Mr Fraud'. After back to back success of two films 'Madambi' and 'Grandmaster' with the actor, Unnikrishnan has finished scripting for the film. A big budget film produced by A V Anoop. B Unnikrishnan...
  • Thilakan will be a daily presence in Kerala homes September 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam cinema's much loved actor Thilakan may no longer be alive. But he will be a daily presence in Kerala's homes, for not a day passes without one of his films being telecast on one of the numerous local TV channels. Thilakan, 74, who passed away Monday after spending a...
  • 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,...
  • Lal Jose and Sreenivasan team up for next venture September 17, 2012

    After 'Oru Maravathoor Kanavu', the comedy drama that was released in 1998, Lal Jose and Sreenivasan are joining hands once again. Sreenivasan will pen the story, script and dialogues for the comedy film titled 'Vadaka Kolayali'. The film is produced by Santosh Damodaran under the banner of Damar cinema. The rest of...
  • Molly Aunty Rocks: Revathy enjoyed the role September 17, 2012

    Molly aunty is leagues apart from the forty-plus domestic goddess you are familiar with. She is spunky, spirited and stands up for her rights- The very reason Revathy couldn't resist putting on the greasepaint for her. "I was completely floored by my characterization in 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. She is a middle-aged...
  • Anoop plays the lead in Malayalam 'Sherlock Holmes' August 10, 2012

    Anoop Menon, the actor who is one of the most demanded scriptwriters in Mollyood will shortly turn a Sherlock Holmes. Though not to find any missing scripts, he will be donning the central role in the new movie titled the same. Aji John who recently released his critically acclaimed 'Namukku Parrkkan'...
  • 'Simhasanam' to hit the screens on August 10 August 7, 2012

    The new movie from Prithviraj 'Simhasanam' which failed to be on theaters as per its original release schedules will now get preponed by a week from Ramzan. As per the plans, the movie will face the viewers by the 10th of this month. The makers are thus planning to offer the...
  • Dulqar to play an angry young man in 'Theevram' August 6, 2012

    After playing the small time don and a wannabe Sheff in his first two hit movies, Dulqar Salman will chose the regular angry man role for his next movie. Tentatively titled as 'Theevram', the movie will have Rathesh Peethambaran donning his first cap as a director. Basically a corporate film...
  • Musician Yesudas to release CD of a film August 4, 2012

    KJ Yesudas will release the audio CD of 'Theruvu Nakshathrangal', a film on street children, at Hotel Le Meridien on August 5. The preview of the movie, directed by Jose Maveli, will also be held at the same venue. The film, which has KJ Yesudas acting as a singer, comes under...
  • Superstar Mammootty's new film hits the floor August 4, 2012

    V M Vinu has started shooting for his new film starring Mammootty from today. Titled 'Face to Face' the initial shoot for the film are being held at Cochin. An investigative thriller, Mammootty will play a role of an officer, who is assigned to look into the unreported deaths...
  • Starring newcomers 'Last Bench' hit screens August 4, 2012

    As newcomers movie are doing good at Box Office, director Jiju Ashokan has taken the risk to present his film with newcomers. Titled 'Last Bench', the movie tells a tale of friendship between four friends. 'Angadi Theru' fame Mahesh landed in Mollywood through this movie which had made...