MALAYALAM NEWS

  • Malayalam Broadcast for 19 hours from Kochi fm November 10, 2012

    All India Radio is all geared to add new colours to its Rainbow FMs. Starting Nov 12, Rainbow FM 107.5: The musical and entertainment channel of All India Radio Kochi will undergo several changes bringing new flavor and fresh programme content. Rainbow FM Kochi will start broadcast Malayalam programmes from...
  • Big stars skip Thilakan's last rites September 26, 2012

    Even as the entire Kerala was mourning for the last couple of days on the sad demise of the powerful screen actor Thilakan, some of our big stars were noticed for their mysterious missing in the last rites. The superstars of Mollywood who had a bad time with the actor...
  • Mammootty to attend Abu Dhabi film fest September 26, 2012

    Malayalam superstar Mammootty will be attending the upcoming sixth edition of Abu Dhabi Film Festival to be held from October 1120. The 61yearold actor is set to attend the screening of Richard Gerestarrer Hollywood film 'Arbitrage', alongwith other guests such as director Nicholas Jarecki and Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani. A total of...
  • Thilakan's unforgettable roles are remembered September 25, 2012

    Actor Thilakan, who passed away on September 24, might not have acted in too many Tamil films, but considering the impact he had on Tamil audiences, it's going to be quite a while before memories of the veteran actor will fade. Director Sundar C, who brought the thespian back to Tamil...
  • Thilakan straddled both stage and screen September 24, 2012

    Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan passed away at a private hospital here early Monday, on September 24. He was 74. The actor, who died at 3 a.m., was in critical condition after suffering two heart attacks. He acted in nearly 300 films in south Indian languages, mostly Malayalam. Beginning his career on stage...
  • My mother is my best critic: Dulqar September 20, 2012

    After delivering the biggest hit in his career in the recent, 'Ustad Hotel' which will complete 100 days run in a few weeks, Dulqar Salman, the son of megastar Mammootty says that his mother is his biggest critic. Though his father helps him to discover his mistakes, his mother has...
  • Malayalam actor Thilakan's condition worsens September 15, 2012

    The health condition of actor Thilakan who is under treatment in a private hospital has worsened. Thilakan was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition on August 23. The actor who was suffering from multiorgan disorder has now been diagnosed with pneumonia, a medical bulletin said. ...
  • Mammootty to play Police officer in Anwar's film September 14, 2012

    The team which had created the biggest hits in the career of Megastar Mammootty, director Anwar Rasheed and scriptwriter Benny P Nayarambalam is back together for another project. They will be back for a colourful thriller laced with plenty of humour. Mammootty will be donning the role of a police...
  • Chattakkari: Hit around 60 screens across the state September 13, 2012

    The latest movie from Revathy Kalamandhir 'Chattakkari' has bagged around 60 release centres across the state. This is fine opening number for a film with relatively lesser known stars and a debutante director. Shamna Kassim appear as the same 'Julie' that senior actor Lakshmy had presented in its original that...
  • Romans: Kunchako and Biju's next venture September 13, 2012

    After the hit movie 'Janapriyan', director Boban Samuel will bring back the hit combo, Kunchako Boban and Biju Menon, for his new movie 'Romans'. A nonstop comedy entertainer 'Romans' will have Kunchako Boban and Biju Menon playing two thieves, who escaped from police, and reached a remote village as priests...
  • Jayasuriya leading in Shyamaprasad's 'English' September 13, 2012

    Popular art house director Shyamaprasad has titled his new movie as 'English'. The movie will have Jayasuriya playing the lead for the first time in a Shyamaprasad movie. 'English' will tell a plot about the life of malayalees permanently settled in London. Scripted by Ajay Venugopal, the movie will also...
  • Jassie Gift ties marital knot with Athulya September 13, 2012

    Popular young composer and singer Jassie Gift tied the marital knot with Athulya at Kottackkattu Convention centre, Thiruvananthapuram on September 11. Athulya is a research student in Kannur University, where Jassie is also continuing with his doctoral research. Jassie Gift, who shot into fame with the song 'Lajjavathiye...' in Jayaraj's '4...
  • Banking Hours 10 to 4: Anoop and Meghna's next September 12, 2012

    Director K Madhu is with another thriller in his new movie 'Banking Hours 10 to 4'. This time the director has dropped the leading Big Malayalam names and has settled with lesser names. But the movie is in news because of its big star cast in recent times. Led by Anoop...
  • Tourist Home: Expected to hit the screens soon September 12, 2012

    A new sort of experiment is on the roll in Malayalam cinema. In a rarest of the attempts, a full length feature movie is being made in a single shot of title 'Tourist Home'. Directed by Shebi of 'Plus Two' fame, there are more innovations surrounding the movie. This single...
  • Regional slangs catching high pitch in Mollywood September 12, 2012

    Imagine a scene in a Malayalam film where five brothers speak different dialects of same tongue. Sounds weird? Never, as unspecified number of instances, including in super hits, in which people living in the same place or same house speak different kinds of slang as if they have met the...
  • Karmayodha: Mohanlal and Sona's next venture September 11, 2012

    Sona Heiden was not seen much on screen after she took the avatar of a producer, with 'Kanimozhi' a couple of years ago. And now, she is back. The actress turned producer, who is an entrepreneur as well, is currently acting in a Malayalam movie titled 'Karmayodha', which has Mohanlal in...
  • Kunjananthante Katha: Mammootty's next film September 9, 2012

    Salim Ahamed's 'Adaminte Makan Abu' could create quite a stir at festival circuits. The director is now joining hands with none other than Mammootty for his next. We hear that in the film titled 'Kunjananthante Katha', the actor will appear as a grocery shop owner. The film is about a couple...
  • Mammootty goes charitable on his birthday turning 61 September 8, 2012

    Megastar Mammootty who has carved a special place in Malayalam cinema history celebrates his 61st birthday on September 8. But the star will not be going on with the characteristic celebrations. Instead he will be dedicating the day to provide treatment facilities to those affected with the recent blasts at...
  • Ozhimuri: Released with good reviews September 8, 2012

    The new movie directed by actor Madhupal, titled 'Ozhimuri' opened in 30 plus centres on September 8. A period movie featuring Lal in the lead, the initial opinions are all positive for the movie. Though the collections of the opening shows were not that good as the responses, the movie is...
  • Shaji and Renji duo for heroine oriented this time September 8, 2012

    The ace action director of Malayalam cinema, Shaji Kailas, had never ever attempted a movie that gave importance to heroines. In his two decade old career he has always been creating superheroes and stylish action thrillers boosting the fanship of respective stars. The overprojections of the heroes through the films had...
  • Malayalam film 'Da Thadiya' hit the floors September 8, 2012

    The shoot for Aashiq Abu's next 'Da Thadiya' started rolling at Fort Kochy early this week. After the popular hits like 'Salt N Pepper' and '22 Female Kottayam', this movie is a look into the life of heavy weights of the state. Repeating his technical crew of Shyju Khalid and...
  • Kunjananthante Kada: Mammootty's next flick September 7, 2012

    Oscarwinning sound designer Resul Pookkutty will make a comeback to the Malayalam industry through a Mammootty film, 'Kunjananthante Kada' (Kunjananthan's shop). He will do sync sound for the film directed by Salim Ahammed who shot to fame with the first film 'Adaminte Makan Abu,' which surprised the entire film world...
  • Dulqar Salman and Mohanlal's Malayalam film delayed September 4, 2012

    It was earlier reported that an important movie in the career of young star Dulqar Salman will be his first flick with Mohanlal which will be directed by none other than Priyadarashan. The shoot for the movie was earlier charted to start this month. But the recent trade buzz is...
  • Swati Reddy signs Lijo Jose's 'Amen' September 4, 2012

    Swati Reddy also referred Swathi made an impressive debut in Kollywood with Sasikumar's 'Subramaniapuram'. When it was expected that the actress from Andhra Pradesh would make it big, she was not seen much in Tamil films. Recently, the 'Poraali' girl was spotted in a television commercial, endorsing a leading brand. And...
  • Ozhimuri: All set to hit the screens on Sept 7 September 3, 2012

    Sky is the limit of expectations when a super hit writer teams up with a director who almost had a dream debut. 'Ozhimuri', the movie directed by Madhupal after 'Thalappav', and written by Jeyamohan after runaway hits in Tamil, like 'Nan Kadavul' and 'Angaditheru', is all set to become a...
  • Papilio Buddha: Censor Board denies certification September 3, 2012

    'Papilio Buddha', a Malayalam film on a group of displaced dalits in the Western Ghats, directed by Jayan Cherian, has been denied censor certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The CBFC stated that the screening rights were denied as the film had visuals and dialogues denigrating Mahatma Gandhi...
  • Laljose and Hemanth team up for next film 'ANT' September 3, 2012

    Though his debut affair in 'Living together' didn't catapult him into the bigger league, young actor Hemanth is slowly climbing the ladder of popularity. The youngster who had been in the recent hits like 'Ordinary' and 'Dr. Love' has already grabbed another in the new Laljose film 'Ayalum Njaanum Thammil'. Hemanth...
  • Anchu Sundharikal: An anthology of love stories September 3, 2012

    After dealing with a different sort of action genre in the multistarrer 'Bachelor Party' which generated lots of flacks than claps, director Amal Neerad is now ready with another sort of experimentation in Malayalam cinema. His new project is an anthology of love stories, in the title 'Anchu Sundharikal'. Each...
  • Actor Sheela to enter politics, set to join Congress September 3, 2012

    Veteran actress Sheela, who immortalized many roles of romantic heroine on Malayalam screen in the last few decades, has announced her intention to join Congress for a different innings in politics. "I wish to do something for the people, especially for women," she told a TV channel after meeting senior Congress...
  • Palakkad Madhavan: Vivek and Sonia's next flick September 1, 2012

    Comedian Vivek and Sonia Aggarwal, who is trying hard in cinema, will be coming together for a film, 'Palakkad Madhavan'. Vivek himself announced this at a recent audio launch in the presence of K Bhagyaraj, who is known for his performance as 'Palakkad Madhavan' in a yesteryear blockbuster, 'Andha 7 Naatkal'....