Urumi

  • 2011 was troublesome for Malayalam films 04-01-2012 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: Bring in novel themes and reap success will be the mantra of the filmmakers when it comes to celebrating the new year, as 2011 is an eye-opener for many of them. Most of the films, including those with superstars in the lead roles and that of hitmakers, failed...
  • Best South films that hit the screens last year 02-01-2012 03:56 PM

    Chennai: Tamil: Aadukalam Director: Vetrimaran Cast: Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, V L S Jayabalan and Kishore Instead of the traditional Jallikattu (bull fight), audiences were treated to a rooster fight in the film. A turn of events leads to the ward (Dhanush) overruling his mentors (V I S Jayabalan) decision, only...
  • Madhuri inaugurates Indian Panorama at IFFI 24-11-2011 05:20 PM

    Panaji: After Shah Rukh Khan inaugurated the 42nd Indian International Film Festival, actress Madhuri Dixit carried forward the Bollywood presence here by opening the Indian Panorama section and the short films center this morning. Dressed in a lime green knee-length dress and heels, Madhuri wore her trademark smile throughout as...
  • Audio release of Santosh Sivan's 'Urumi' 16-11-2011 01:39 PM

    'Urumi' is one of the most talked about Malayalam films of the year starring Prithviraj and Genelia D'Souza. ...
  • It's upsurge time for Malayalam films 12-11-2011 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: Malayalam film industry, of late is on an upsurge with the success of a few multiple narrative, multi-star and new-age films like 'Traffic', 'Salt N' Pepper' , 'Chaappa Kurish'. A bunch of new directors like Ranjith Shankar, Mamas, Vysakh, Lijo Jose Pellissery are up with fresh themes. The...
  • It's difficult to make a film as 'Urumi': Sivan 17-10-2011 02:15 PM

    Mumbai: Celebrated cinematographer-director Santosh Sivan, who revisits the pages of history once again with his multi-starrer 'Urumi', says he is attracted to themes which deal with conflict and cultural clashes. The director, who has previous made period films like 'Asoka' and 'Before the Rains', says he researched for a long...
  • Malayalam film 'Urumi' to be re-made in Tamil 11-08-2011 05:13 PM

    Mumbai: A special screening of the Tamil version of the Malayalam blockbuster Urumi was held at the Four Frames preview theatre on Monday. Several well-known names from the Tamil film industry, including ace director Mani Ratnam, lyricist Vairamuthu, and producer Ramkumar turned up to watch the film, which has done...
  • Urumi: history from the vanquished's eyes 02-04-2011 03:02 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Touted as the first global film from Kerala, recently released 'Urumi' is an attempt to read history from the side of the vanquished, its director Santosh Sivan said. "Generally, history is written from the perspective of the conqueror. But, 'Urumi' is an attempt to read history from the side...