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  • 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...
  • Abbas to make a comeback in Mollywood with 'Love Story' October 29, 2013

    Tamil actor Abbas, who is known for his role in the Malayalam film 'Kannezhuthy Pottum Thottu', will yet again return to Mollywood with Prashanth Mambully's film 'Love Story'. The actor will play a negative character in 'Love Story' which tells the tale of a mute girl. According to a report published...
  • Vysakh's 'Sound Thoma' to get released on April 5 March 29, 2013

    As the visual magic and associated hoopla set by 'Amen' is getting discussed more day after day, Mollywood will have its next big releases by April 5. The day will have two big films, Mammootty's lal jose film 'Immanuel' and Vysakh's Dileep flick 'Sound Thoma' on theatres across Kerala. Produced by...
  • 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...
  • Telugu actress Anjali escapes an accident March 10, 2013

    Actress Anjali has missed a big danger today.. A short circuit that took place at the shooting of a Tamil movie at Thiruporu in Chennai had the actor Anjali very well present in there. Unfortunately she had been slightly injured due to that. However, the complete details will be revealed soon. The...
  • Malayalm actor Fahad Fazil will star in 'Amen' March 10, 2013

    Fahad Fazil who has kick started the year with a hit named 'Annayum Rasoolum' and a critical success 'Netholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla' will have his another release this month called 'Amen'. Presenting himself in a very different character of a musician named Solomon in a church band, the movie will...
  • Actor-turned-director Prathap Pothen to star in '3 Dots' March 8, 2013

    2012 was an eventful year in the life of actor-turned-director Prathap Pothen, who surprised everyone with two diametrically opposite characters in Mollywood in '22FK' and 'Ayaalum Njaanum Thammil'. Though the senior star missed out of an award in the recent state awards, he is still taking strides to fetch...
  • Mohanlal to be seen in a new avatar in 'Jilla' March 8, 2013

    Malayalam super star Mohanlal is known for his down to earth mannerisms, especially while dealing with the public. But the actor will soon dorm the hat of an egoistic character for his new Tamil film with R B Chowdhary titled 'Jilla'. The movie will have Ilayadhalapathy Vijay sharing the screen...
  • 'Back Back Student' to be released on March 15 March 8, 2013

    'Back Bench Srudent', starring Mahath Raghavendra, Piya Bhaajpai and Archana Kavi in the lead roles is set to be released world wide on March 15th in more than 200 theatres. 'Snehageetham' and 'It's my love story' fame Madhura Sreedhar is the director. The censor work of the movie has been...
  • Photographer Aneesh is set to direct a movie March 7, 2013

    Photographer-turned filmmaker Aneesh Upasana is set to direct a movie scripted by late music director-cum-scriptwriter Gireesh Puthenchery. Titled 'Raman Police', the movie's script has been handed over to Upasana by Beena, widow of Puthenchery. This will be Upasana's second directorial venture after 'Matinee'. ...
  • Actor Sreekumar adresses media a year after his accident March 5, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, after surviving a near fatal accident, returned in front of the camera after almost a year on Monday when he met press photographers and cameramen from TV channels. The meeting was organised by his family for the media, which had been clamouring to interview him. Sitting in...
  • Kerala CM visits actor Innocent on his birthday March 3, 2013

    Innocent got a surprise visit from Kerela Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on his birthday at his home in Irinjalakuda, Trichur. Innocent, who turned 65 Thursday, is under treatment for throat cancer. Chandy was traveling when he came to know about Innocent's birthday and decided to drop in at the actor's place. Innocent...
  • Actors Srikanth and Bhumika teams up in 'Buddy' March 3, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Southern actor Srikanth, known for his negative role in 'Hero', will team up with Bhumika Chawla after 11 years for a cameo in Raj Prabhavathy's 'Buddy'. Bhumika was his heroine in his debut film 'Roja Kootam', which came out in 2002. It's after a gap of 11 years that the...
  • 'Motorcycle Diaries' is director Rajesh Pillai's next March 1, 2013

    After the super hit Malayalam film 'Traffic', its director Rajesh Pillai is coming up with a new movie tiled 'Motorcycle Diaries'. Among the film's many highlights one striking highlight will be will be that the lead artist Kunchako Boban will be seen in a very different avatar. The movie penned by...
  • Actor Jagathy Sreekumar returns home after a year March 1, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ace comedian Jagathy Sreekumar returned to his home here in the wee hours of Friday, almost a year after a near fatal accident. He is in a better condition and his family members hope he recovers completely soon. He was undergoing treatment at the Christian Medical College hospital in Vellore....
  • 'Leela': Release of Malayalam flick postponed February 28, 2013

    Ranjith's new project in the pipeline 'Leela' has already grabbed headlines for its controversial story lines and the many changes in the lead cast. But now what we hear that the project has been pushed to a further date. The unfavourable climate and locations are said to be the reasons...
  • Thahir's 'Chappa Kurisu' is having a Tamil remake February 28, 2013

    One of the first movies that started the flow of new generation movies in Malayalam is likely to have a Tamil version soon. Radaan Media owned by Radhika Sharath Kumar has shown a big interest in the movie's remake. Actor Sarathkumar, who is currently playing a prominent role in...
  • Actor Suriya has two major projects this year February 28, 2013

    Actor Suriya is currently pulled up between two stalwart directors, Linguswamy and Gautham Vasudev Menon. After wrapping up his latest 'Singam 2' for Studio Green in South Africa, he will return to Chennai, this week, and announce his next film. Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon has confirmed his project with Suriya, and...
  • Director Kalabhhavan Mani is ready with his next February 23, 2013

    The cameras have begun rolling for Kalabhhavan Mani and Mahesh Usman's 'Mayapuri 3D' at Merryland Studio here. Sekhar Sankaran is producing the Rs 9.5 crore film under the banner of Safa Sheron Movies. The film's title itself indicates its theme. The movie is in the fantasy genre. Almost 15 dwarfs are acting...
  • VK Prakash keen on making film on 'Khasakhinte Ithihaasam' January 29, 2013

    Popular Malayalam director V K Prakash, was excited and shocked at the same time to know about the number of projects announced on the net under his name. The director who was just amazed to see his popularity among the new generation audience is currently working with on the movie...
  • Malayalam actor Nazriya Nazim bags a great offer January 24, 2013

    Even while she had been seen regularly on reality shows, many predicted Malayalam actor Nazriya Nazim will be the next big name in the southern film industry. And now after doing a couple of films, the actor has been offered a bigger project in Tamil with Dhanush as the...
  • Shebi Chavakkad's next to hit screens on Jan 14 December 24, 2012

    After the youthful movie 'Plus Two', young director Shebi Chavakkad is back with his next titled 'Tourist home'. A rare breed of experimental film with a single uncut shot making much of the narratives, this is the first time this sort of movie is making the rounds...
  • 'Sukrutham' to be made in Hindi December 10, 2012

    Award the winning movie 'Sukrutham' featuring Mammootty and Gowthami, which came out in 1994 will be soon be made in Hindi and in Bengali. According to its director Harikumar, the talks are on its final rounds and Aamir khan is being approached to don the title role of a cancer...
  • Actor Revathy to return with 'Molly Aunty Rocks' June 6, 2012

    Acclaimed director and actor Revathy is all set to return to Mollywood with a comic role in Ranjith Sankar's upcoming film 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. ...
  • Return of the native for Mollywood after a year May 20, 2012

    Remember last Diwali, the festival season in the last week of October with three big releases Ra. One, Velayudham and Ezham Arivu? The Malayalam industry looked almost a loser as these three films ruled the screens of Kerala for nearly one month and there were hardly any good cinemas left...
  • Anoop Menon to script for Mammootty April 27, 2012

    It is raining scripts from Anoop Menon. The time is such that not a single day passes without the announcement of a movie with Anoop Menon playing the lead or writing the scripts. The latest we hear is that Anoop will shortly join Megasstar Mammootty for a new movie. In...
  • Dulqar Salmaan to play Mohanlal's son April 27, 2012

    Megastar Mammoottys son Dulqar Salmaan had a very impressive debut in Mollywood, with his debut flick 'Second Show' emerging as the very first hit of the year. As the movie was supported from all quarter, stories were about a project with Dulqar and the other superstar of Mollywood Mohanlal...
  • Preview: A 'Mallusingh' to celebrate Punjabi fun April 27, 2012

    Young director Vysakh has been exceptional in creating multistar movies that go well with the masses. He had been able to convert his previous two films Seniors and 'Pokkiriraja', into big hits. Now the young director is coming up with his third movie 'Mallu Singh' all set to get released...
  • 'Malegaon ka Superman' now available online January 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Catch Mollywood spoofs in March, with just a click. While Mollywood, or the Malegaon film industry, has been making spoofs of Bollywood blockbusters at a fraction of their price for years, and has received much media attention, very few people from urban centres have gotten access to these films....
  • Tragic tale of Malegaon's Superman August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Over the years, we've seen many celluloid supermen having tragic endings in their real life. Now we hear the lead actor of Anurag Kashyap and Sunil Bohra's next Malegaon Ka Superrman Shaikh Shafique is meeting the same fate. You can call it a cruel joke or irony, but the...