MALAYALAM

  • '100 days of love': Not in good shape December 12, 2014

    Rumors are there that prominent filmmaker Kamal's son Jenuse Mohammed's debut directorial film '100 days of love' is not in a decent shape to wrap up. Recent reports say that the film has gone over the budget and schedule and the producer is furious about the huge variation. Film has created...
  • Malayalam actor Jagathy Sreekumar awarded a compensation of Rs 5.9 crore December 6, 2014

    Veteran Malayalam actor Jagathy Sreekumar has been awarded a compensation of Rs 5.9 crore after a major accident in 2012 virtually ended his career. The compensation was awarded after Jagathy's family and the private insurance company reached a dispute settlement. Since his accident, the actor who has acted in several hundred films,...
  • It's confirmed! Anwar Rasheed's next film to be with Mammootty; Fahadh Faasil-starrer 'Maniyarayile Jinnu' currently on hold December 4, 2014

    Filmmaker Anwar Rasheed, who's basking in the success of his recent hit 'Bangalore Days', has put his current project Fahadh Faasil 'Maniyarayile Jinnu' on hold for undisclosed reasons. But Rasheed fans will be overjoyed to hear that he's now planning to start with the film starring legendary Malayalam actor Mammootty as...
  • Malayalam actor Prithviraj wants to cast Mohanlal and Manju Warrier in his 'dream' directorial venture December 4, 2014

    'Kaaviya Thalaivan' actor Prithviraj has always been interested in directing films. The young actor opened up about his directorial ambitions on a television show recently. Prithviraj, who has been critically-acclaimed as an actor, said that he'd like to cast legendary Malayalam actor Mohanlal and actress Manju Warrier in his "dream project". Prithviraj...
  • Superstar Mohanlal launches music band November 5, 2014

    Kochi:Foraying into a new arena, actor Mohanlal has launched a music band called 'Lalisom'. The first show is to be held in February next year with a musical biography of the actor when a retrospective into his 36-year-long celluloid journey will be musically crafted. The over two hour show which will...
  • Malayalam film personality MT Vasudevan Nair wins Kerala Government's JC Daniel Award for Cinema October 18, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent Malayalam writer and film personality MT Vasudevan Nair was today conferred the Kerala Government's prestigious JC Daniel Award for Cinema. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy presented the award instituted in memory of J C Daniel, who made the first silent movie 'Vigathakumaram' in Kerala. Speaking on the occasion, Nair, who was...
  • Senior journalist passes G Venugopal away September 14, 2014

    Kottayam: Senior journalist G Venugopal died of heart attack on Sunday at a private hospital here, family sources said. He was 59. He was the former News Editor of Mangalm Malayalam daily. He also served as...
  • Mammootty celebrates 63rd birthday with 'Munnariyippu' and 'Rajadhi Raja' success September 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Mammootty has many reasons to celebrate his 63rd birthday Sunday. First, it coincides with Thiru Onam. Second, his films are doing a brisk business after a long time. And last but not the least the Malayalam superstar has finally launched his charity project. The threetime National Award winning star...
  • Filmmaker Priyadarshan not to seek fresh term in Kerala State Chalachitra Academy August 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ace director Priyadarshan, whose threeyear 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 starcouple 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 45yearold Dileep June 5 filed a divorce petition, seeking dissolution of his marriage with his 35yearold wife. However, the two failed...
  • Financial losses behind suicide of Indian film producer in Dubai July 18, 2014

    Dubai: Dubai police have confirmed that the deaths of an Indian film producer and his wife and daughter was a case of murdercumsuicide, a step taken due to their financial woes, a media report said Thursday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer and businessman Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and...
  • Indian filmmaker, family found dead in UAE July 17, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian film producer was found dead along with wife and daughter in an apparent case of suicide in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday, media reported Wednesday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and their daughter Gouri were found Tuesday under mysterious...
  • Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days' now to be remade in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi July 3, 2014

    Three cousins from Kerala go on to finding their dreams in the criticallyacclaimed Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days'. Directed by 'Kerala Cafe' filmmaker Anjali Menon, 'Bangalore Days' revolves around the three cousins. Starring noted actors Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Parvathy Menon, Isha Talwar and Nithya Menen, the film...
  • 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...
  • Winds of change: Malayalam film industry comes up with movies which deal with homosexuality May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: So far it was an untouched subject down south, but with the Supreme Court ruling that makes gay sex a punishable offence, has provoked the sagacious directors of Mollywood to come up with stories that depict the emotional aspect of homosexuality. There are many filmmakers who are using...
  • Will Innocent be able to change the fortunes of Malayalee actors in politics? April 6, 2014

    Chalakudy: If huge crowds are anything to go by, then veteran Malayalee actor Innocent could be a front-runner in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Innocent is the Independent candidate from Chalakudy, supported by the Left. The actor-turned-politician has been inspired by his recent battle with cancer, to work for the...
  • 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...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking February 22, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when onscreen smoking finds place in films under the guise of creative freedom, a Malayalam movie is promoting public health. Recently released 'Om Shanti Oshaana', a romantic movie directed by Jude Antony Joseph, it subtly drives home tobacco harms and makes a public commitment against onscreen smoking. It...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking February 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when onscreen smoking finds place in films under the guise of creative freedom, a Malayalam movie is promoting public health. Recently released 'Om Shanti Oshaana', a romantic movie directed by Jude Antony Joseph, it subtly drives home tobacco harms and makes a public commitment against onscreen smoking. It...
  • 'Om Shanti Oshana' trailer: Will it strike gold at the boxoffice? February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Malayalam film starring Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim has hit the screens now. The film's trailer looks promising, but will it be able to strike the gold at the boxoffice? Take a look at the trailer. ...
  • 'Drishyam' celebrates 50 days, strikes gold at box office February 7, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Mohanlalstarrer Malayalam thriller 'Drishyam', which celebrates its 50day run Thursday, has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. The film has so far collected over Rs.35 crore at the boxoffice. The film, which released Dec 19 last year, was reportedly made on a budget of Rs.4.5 crore. "It celebrates...
  • Manoj Bajpayee to act in the remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic' February 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee has proved his acting mettle in movies like 'Pinjar' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', but dubbing is something which is still 'tedious' for the actor. The 44yearold took to Twitter to announce that he was dubbing for his upcoming film which is a remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic'. "At the...
  • Kamal Haasan to shoot 'Drishyam' remake from mid2014 February 5, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yettobetitled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlalstarrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. "Kamal sir...
  • Kamal Haasan to act in the remake of Malayalam thriller 'Drishyam' February 4, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yettobetitled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlalstarrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. "Kamal sir...
  • Mohanlal wins Atlas Kerala Film Critics Award for 'Drishyam' January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Malayalam actor Mohanlal has won the Atlas Kerala Film Critics Award for the year 2013 for his performance in 'Drishyam'. The movie, which is directed by Jeethu Joseph, received very good response from the audience and is being touted as one of the better thrillers of recent times. 'Drishyam'...
  • Is Amala Paul planning to start her own business? January 28, 2014

    If rumours doing the rounds are anything to go by, star Amala Paul is all set to venture into hospitality industry. Yes, the popular actress made the decision after her first film Mynaa. Going by the reports, the actress will take it up as a fulltime venture. The actress's last...
  • Kavya Madhavan to star in Jeethu's next film January 26, 2014

    After the success of 'Drishyam', director Jeethu is all set to make his next Malayalam film. However, the director will not team up with Mammootty for his next, but will instead make women centric film. If reports are to be believed, Jeethu has roped in actress Kavya Madhavan in...
  • Balyakalasakhi: Watch Mammootty, Isha Talwar in 'Aa Nammel' January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Mammootty is all set to take the Malayalam boxoffice by storm with his next film 'Balyakalasakhi'. The film also has Isha Talwar as a pivotal character. Directed by P Payyannur, the film is set to be released on February 6. It also features Meena in an important role. ...
  • Fahad doesn't mind my acting post marriage: Nazriya January 22, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Nazriya Nazim, who is all set to marry Malayalam actor Fahad Fazil this August, says her fiancee has given her all the freedom to decide on her acting profession post wedding. "Fahad has asked me to decide my career post marriage. He wouldn't mind even if I continue acting...
  • Mohanlal to play himself in 'Rasam' January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Malayalam superstar Mohanlal will appear in forthcoming film 'Rasam' as himself. Directed by Rajeanath, 'Rasam' is about a wedding that takes place in the MiddleEast. Mohanlal is fresh out of the success of 'Drishyam' in which he was featured as...