AASHIQ ABU

  • Didn't take much time to compose for 'Idukki Gold': Bijibal October 22, 2013

    Chennai: National award winning music director Bijibal, who is celebrating the success of his composition 'Manikya Chirakulla' in the recently released Malayalam film 'Idukki Gold', said it was not difficult working on the tune. "Didn't take much time for the tune," said Bijibal, who bagged the national honour for the...
  • Dulqar Salman to play lead in Amal Neerad's next February 10, 2013

    Dulqar Salman will play the lead in the short movie directed by Amal Neerad, which will form a part of his new anthology titled 'Anchu Sundarikal'. Reenu Mathews made her debut with Mammootty in the movie Laljose's latest 'Immanuel' will also play an important role with Dulqar Salman in his movie,...
  • Directors Ashiq and Anwar to get Mohan Raghavan Award October 17, 2012

    Malayalam directors Aashiq Abu and Anwar Rasheed will be honoured with the Mohan Raghavan Award for their films '22 Female Kottayam' and 'Usthad Hotel', respectively. The award includes a cash prize of Rs.25,000, a citation and a statuette. John Paul, head of the jury, announced the award in a press meet at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aashiq Abu's film 'Da Thadiyaa' stars fresh faces August 7, 2012

    Aashiq Abu who is spearheading the trend of new generation movies in Mollywood is all set to start his pending movie 'Gangster' soon after the completion of his project 'Da Thadiya'. With Mammootty as the hero, Aashiq had been pitching the scripts of 'Gangster' from two years to make...
  • 'Idukki Gold' shooting to be completed in 2013 July 31, 2012

    For all those who has been patiently waiting for the screen version of Santhosh Echikkanam's 'Idukki Gold', here comes the assurance from its director Aashiq Abu. Presently donning a character in Rajeev Ravi's 'Annayum Rasoolum', Aashiq is sure that he will can the film in the year 2013. Currently meeting a...
  • 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...
  • '22 Female Kottayam' completes 100 days in theatres July 27, 2012

    One of the boldest movies to have ever arrived on Mollywood, Aashiq Abu's '22 Female Kottayam' has celebrated its 100 days run. The movie which has a refreshing theme and superb execution is touted as the best dark film in Mollywood which also managed to fetch popular as well as...
  • Video: Making of film '22 Female Kottayam' May 25, 2012

    'Salt N Pepper' fame Aashiq Abu who had been in the preproduction work of his 'Idukki Gold' has suddenly shifted his plans and announced his new movie in the title '22 Female Kottayam'(22FK). Another small film featuring Rima Kallingal and Fahad Fazil in the lead cast, the new movie will...
  • Malayalam Review: '22 Female Kottayam' is excellent May 19, 2012

    When we first heard the song 'Chillane', we suspected something in its lyrics that posed a contempt on the tenderness of female psyche. But after watching the movie, which intelligently narrates the transformation of a gullible, 22 year girl into bold, tough women, in between the repetition of the same...