THILAKAN

  • Thilakan refuses to 'bow out', award comes posthumously March 18, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The master actor that he was, Thilakan refuses to bow out from the film industry even after his death a special mention award came his way for the stellar performance in the Malayalam film 'Ustad Hotel'. The 60th National Film Awards were announced in Delhi Monday, and this film was...
  • IIFK to pay tribute to dear departed December 6, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram The Homage section of the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) beginning here on December 7 will remember stalwarts in Malayalam cinema including Thilakan, Appachan, Vindhyan, T Damodaran, Jose Prakash, CP Padmakukar. According to sources at the Chalachitra Academy, the organisers of the event, actor Thilakan, who brought honours to...
  • 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...
  • Remembering veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan September 25, 2012

    Thilakan had starred in over 200 Malayalam films and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2009. ...
  • 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...
  • Thiruvananthapuram bids tearful farewell to Thilakan September 25, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Thousands of tearful mourners poured into the city on Monday to catch a last glimpse of veteran actor Thilakan, who died at a city hospital in the early hours of the day. Thilakans body was first taken to the residence of his son Shoby Thilakan at Vettamukku here around...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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. ...
  • Actor Thilakan still seems to be critical September 1, 2012

    The condition of veteran actor Thilakan remains critical, the latest medical bulletin tells. The actor supported by ventilator facilities of the hospital shows no significant improvement in the working of his heart and kidneys. The head of neurology department of famous Vellore Medical College, Dr. Mathew Alexander, who was offered the...
  • Thilakan's condition remains serious August 27, 2012

    The condition of renowned Malayalam film actor Thilakan, hospitalized following heart attack, continued to be serious today. Hospital sources said the 76 yearold actor, admitted to a private hospital on August 23, continued to be on ventilator support and his condition was still serious. State Health Minister V S Sivakumar,...
  • Kerala to foot ailing actor Thilakan's medical bills August 26, 2012

    Kerala will take care of the medical bills of veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan, 74, who in a critical condition after suffering two heart attacks, Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar said. Thilakan suffered the heart attacks on August 25. He has been admitted to a private hospital here and is on the ventilator. "The...
  • 'Ustad Hotel' set to be the biggest Malayalam hit August 26, 2012

    One of the best movies that have come out this year, 'Ustad Hotel' has completed its fifty days in twenty two centres last week, all across the state. The movie by Anwar Rasheed featuring Dulqar Salman, Thilakan and Nithya Menon has already grabbed around 10 crores which will make it...
  • Veteran film actor Thilakan hospitalized August 1, 2012

    Malayalam cine actor Thilakan has been hospitalized here following certain neurological problems, a doctor attending on him said. Neurosurgeon Dr P C Gilvas said the condition of the 72yearold was stable and he would be shifted to his room later in the day. Thilakan had complained of uneasiness on July 29...
  • 916: When families lose their balance July 19, 2012

    Conflicts within dysfunctional families have always been a favourite subject to filmmakers. Director M Mohanan says his latest movie, 916 narrates a set of events when two closelyknit families lose their balance. The director, who has always made it a point to helm socially relevant movies that leave a message like...
  • Video: First Look of 'Mullamottum Munthiricharum' June 24, 2012

    First Look of director Aneesh Anwar's 'Mullamottum Munthiricharum'. ...
  • Actor Thilakan to act in 'Gandhi Sqaure' June 12, 2012

    Senior actor Thilakan is having everything going his way in his comeback. He will be one of the best attractions in the movies 'Ustad Hotel' and 'Spirit' planned to be on theatres this month. The actor will be playing the lead in the new movie titled 'Gandhi Sqaure'. The film will be...
  • Thilakan returns to commercial Malayalam films June 8, 2011

    Pandalam (Kerala): Veteran actor Thilakan, who was ousted from the regional actors' association for indiscipline last year, is all set to return to mainstream Malayalam cinema with a film by director Renjith. Thilakan, who is undergoing rejuvenation ayurveda therapy at a hospital, said he has signed the film and the shooting...
  • Writer drags superstar Mohanlal to court February 20, 2011

    Thrissur (Kerala): Veteran Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode on Saturday filed a criminal defamation case against superstar Mohanlal. Azhikode alleges that the actor called him a mentally deranged person last year. Azhikode had then served a legal notice on Mohanlal, asking him to either apologise or face legal action. The war of words...
  • Probe ordered into Malayalam actor's death April 29, 2010

    Police have been ordered to probe the death of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Wednesday. "I have forwarded the request from the actor's family for a through probe into Sreenath's death," said Balakrishnan. The actor was found dead with his wrist slashed in a...
  • Actor Thilakan dismissed from film forum April 6, 2010

    Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan who has angered the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) with his utterances against film celebrities was dismissed from the film organisation on grounds of indiscipline on Monday. His dismissal came after an angry exchange between the veteran and members of the executive committee of AMMA at...