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  • Great year for Malayalam cinema, say National award winners March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Malayalam superstar Lal says he is happy to be recognised with a special mention at the National awards for his double role in 'Ozhimuri'. The awards, announced recently, saw Malayalam film industry grabbing the spotlight with 15 awards in both feature and nonfeature sections and Lal, whose real name...
  • Actor Sarath Kumar takes special interest in production March 23, 2013

    Chennai: Buoyed by the news that Malayalam comedy 'Ustad Hotel' pocketed three National awards this year, Tamil actor R Sarath Kumar has expressed interest to coproduce more films with the film's producer Listin Stephen. Listin and Sarath are awaiting the release of Tamil drama 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal', Tamil remake of Malayalam...
  • 60th National Film Awards: The winners March 19, 2013

    The 60th National Film Awards were announced in the capital on Monday. ...
  • 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...
  • Shoojit Sircar: I did a sperm dance in my room! March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: An ecstatic Shoojit Sircar did what he described as a 'sperm dance' in his room in Hyderabad after he heard his film Vicky Donor has shared a National Award for the Best Popular Film for providing wholesome entertainment with Ustad Hotel (Malayalam). Produced by Sunil Lulla, John Abraham, Ronnie...
  • Anjali Menon is gearing to shoot for her next March 16, 2013

    After the state award winning 'Manjadi Kkuru' and the popular hit 'Ustad Hotel', Anjali Menon will be getting ready to start shooting for her new film soon. This, yet to be titled movie will be the second offering from the director. Anjali revels that this will be a fun film, mainly...
  • Is 'The God of Small Things' going to be a film? December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Anjali Menon, who debuted with critically acclaimed Malayalam movie 'Manjadikuru', says it would be a dream come true to translate Arundhati Roy's 'God of Small Things' on the big screen. "I would love to recreate the magic of 'God of Small Things' on celluloid or something in...
  • 'John Doe order' imposed on Dulquer's 'Ustad Hotel' October 17, 2012

    The new movie from Anwar Rasheed, 'Ustad Hotel', has become the first Malayalam movie to have a 'John Doe order' issued against Internet piracy. This order was issued as a precaution following the DVD release of the Dulquer Salmaan movie which recently completed 100 days in theatres. This kind of 'John Doe...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dulqar Salman and Maqbool to star in 'Matinee'? August 29, 2012

    After the successful launch of Dulqar Salman through the hit movie 'Second Show', AOPL, the production company which had made an impressive debut into Malayalam with the recent few notable films are in the plans to bring together Dulqar Salman with his cousin brother Maqbool. Both of them will be...
  • 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...
  • Dulqar Salman teams up with another debutant August 1, 2012

    The guts of the young actor Dulqar, to take risk while working with debutant turned out to be adequate for him. After his second hit 'Ustad Hotel', Dulqar once again try his ways with another debutant director. If buzz is to be believed, Dulqar Salman has given a positive...
  • Dulquar Salman turns item boy for 'Ustad Hotel' July 29, 2012

    New generation filmmakers and their films are virtually rewriting the established norms of Mollywood. From the selection of themes to their thoughtful execution, and promotional campaigns, everything is looking genuinely fresh in Malayalam, now a day. The trend started with the promotions of 'Salt N Pepper and 22 FK' for...
  • Sameer, Dulquar Salman team up for a Malayalam film July 27, 2012

    Cinematographer turned director Sameer Thahir, who hit to fame with his debut movie 'Chappa Kurisu' is getting ready to start his next. As of now, the director has already grabbed the dates of the star prodigy Dulquar Salman. Sameer is finalising the scripts and as per plans, the shoot for...
  • Malayalam film 'Vei Raja Vei' to hit floors soon July 20, 2012

    The director of super hit films Anwar Rasheed is not in a mood to waste time celebrating the glory of his successive hits, the latest being that of 'Ustad Hotel'. The movie not only collected around nine crores in three weeks, but also has placed Dulqar as a definite big...
  • Simply South: Kamal Haasan heads to Hollywood? June 13, 2012

    Meanwhile, the Mozart of Madras, AR Rahman makes his debut in Kannada film industry with 'Godfather'. ...
  • Video: First Look of 'Ustad Hotel' June 12, 2012

    One of the most eagerly awaited movies of the year, 'Ustad Hotel' will grace the theatres on June 22. Directed by hit maker Anwar Rasheed after a couple of silent years, the movie will be the second flick from Dulqar Salman, the son of Megastar Mammootty, who made an impressive...
  • 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...
  • 'Ustad Hotel' to hit theatres on June 22 June 12, 2012

    One of the most eagerly awaited movies of the year, 'Ustad Hotel' will grace the theatres on June 22. Directed by hit maker Anwar Rasheed after a couple of silent years, the movie will be the second flick from Dulqar Salman, the son of Megastar Mammootty, who made an impressive...
  • Mammootty's son to star in 'Ustad Hotel' April 14, 2012

    Kochi: Dulquar Salman's debut film 'Second Show' did reasonable business at the box office, but it hasn't stopped filmmakers to offer films to the youngster. The young actor, who is Malayalam superstar Mammootty's son, is happy with his profession and the way his acting career is shaping up. Speaking to IANS,...
  • Dad's goodwill keeps me going: Dulquar Salman February 5, 2012

    Kochi:'Second Show', the debut film of Mammootty's son Dulquar Salman, has hit the theatres and the newcomer says his father's goodwill has given him a head start, but admits that he will have to work hard to carve a niche for himself. "Without doubt, his (Mammootty) goodwill has given me a...