Malayalam

  • Filmmaker Priyadarshan not to seek fresh term in Kerala State Chalachitra Academy August 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ace director Priyadarshan, whose three-year 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 star-couple 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 45-year-old Dileep June 5 filed a divorce petition, seeking dissolution of his marriage with his 35-year-old 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 murder-cum-suicide, 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 critically-acclaimed 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 box-office? 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 box-office? Take a look at the trailer. ...
  • 'Drishyam' celebrates 50 days, strikes gold at box office February 7, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Mohanlal-starrer Malayalam thriller 'Drishyam', which celebrates its 50-day run Thursday, has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom. The film has so far collected over Rs.35 crore at the box-office. 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 44-year-old 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 mid-2014 February 5, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlal-starrer '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: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlal-starrer '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 full-time 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 box-office 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 Middle-East. Mohanlal is fresh out of the success of 'Drishyam' in which he was featured as...
  • Will there be a remake of 'Jilla' in Telugu? January 19, 2014

    Chennai: Following the success of Tamil action-drama 'Jilla', its director R.T. Neason's phone has not stopped ringing. Several leading actors such as Junior NT Rama Rao (NTR) from the Telugu film industry have expressed an interest in working with him. "I have been getting so many calls from Telugu industry. Junior...
  • Mohanlal to romance Mia in Malayalam film 'Mr Fraud' January 18, 2014

    After the success of his Malayalam film 'Drishyam', Mohanlal will soon join the sets of his upcoming film 'Mr Fraud'. Directed by B Unnikrishnan, Mohanlal will apparently be seen opposite Mia in the film. The two had earlier worked in 'Red Wine'. 'Mr Fraud' is a dark thriller which will...
  • Will 'Drishyam' open doors for Malayalam films in UK? January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The overwhelming response received by 'Drishyam' in Britain is likely to open new doors of opportunity for Malayalam films. The film starring Mohanlal and Meena in the lead roles is still fetching attention. Directed by Jeethu Joseph, the film is about an orphan who runs a cable TV network...
  • Mammootty to feature in Martin Prakkat's next January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Malayalam superstar Mammootty is going to work with Martin Prakkat's next venture. The film is yet to be titled. So far, Martin has made two films 'ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi' and 'Best Actor', and both the ventures have been successful at the...
  • Actor Mammootty in Martin Prakkat's next film January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After delivering back to back hits with films like 'Best Actor' and 'ABCD', director Martin Prakkat is ready to roll out his next movie. The director is as of now writing the script of the film and will soon start its pre-production. Martin will once again join Mammootty...
  • Malayalam actor Jayasuriya to lose 10 kilos for a new film January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: 2013 was an interesting year for actor Jayasuriya, who had the best of his roles slated for the year end. His films 'Philips and 'Punyalan Agarbathis' did made the actor and his producers happy. After tasting success, the actor is raing to go and is eager to...
  • Mohanlal to do cameo in Malayalam film 'Rasam' January 13, 2014

    The Malayalam actor, who is currently basking in the glory of his recently released film 'Drishyam', will be seen in a cameo in 'Rasam'. The actor has joined the sets of the film and will shoot for almost a week. Directed by Rajeevnath, actor Indrajith will play the lead role...
  • Teenager arrested for uploading Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' on internet January 12, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A high school student in Kerala has been arrested on the charge of uploading a latest Mohanlal-starrer Malayalam film on the internet, which is currently running to packed houses. The anti-piracy cell of the state police, which is closely monitoring the online uploading and downloading of movies in the...