Salim Kumar

  • Malayalam superstar Mohanlal receives honour in Qatar May 12, 2013

    Dubai: Malayalam super star Mohanlal was among the list of personalities from the Malayalam film industry to receive awards at the inaugural Indian Movie Awards in Qatar (IMAQ 2013) at a function in Qatar's capital, Doha Others who received awards at the event Friday were actors Prathap K Pothan, Biju Menon,...
  • Watch: First teaser of 'Mariyaan's 'Nenje Ezhu' is out April 27, 2013

    A visually scintillating and emotional Tamil song named 'Nenje Ezhu' has been crooned by composer A R Rahman himself in the film. However, it was finalized after being shot in one of the highest off coastal deserts of the world featuring the leading duo. Also, the first teaser of 'Mariyaan'...
  • A R Rahman lends his voice for Dhanush's 'Mariyaan' May 4, 2013

    For all the impatient AR Rahman fans, here's some more thangood news. The Mozart of Madras has rendered his voice for a song in the upcoming movie 'Mariyaan'. The track is said to be a happy celebration sort of song, in the country genre, along the lines of 'Elay Keechan'...
  • First Look: Dhanush's Tamil thriller 'Mariyaan' March 29, 2013

    The first poster of Dhanush's Tamil thriller 'Mariyaan' was released recently. The film, which has music by AR Rahman, is directed by Bharat Bala. The plot revolves around the plight of Indian migrants held hostage in Sudan. It also stars Parvathi Menon and Salim Kumar. ...
  • 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...
  • 'Prabhuvinte Makkal' Review: Stands out for its theme November 2, 2012

    David Hume in one of his works states that 'the corruption of the best things produces the worst, has grown into a maxim and is commonly proved among other instances, by the pernicious effects of superstition and corruptions of true religion. 'Prabhuvinte Makkal' is coming for the debutante director Sajeeevan...
  • Kunjananthante Katha: Mammootty's next film September 9, 2012

    Salim Ahamed's 'Adaminte Makan Abu' could create quite a stir at festival circuits. The director is now joining hands with none other than Mammootty for his next. We hear that in the film titled 'Kunjananthante Katha', the actor will appear as a grocery shop owner. The film is about a couple...
  • Malayalam Review: 'Mr Marumakan' is good in parts August 23, 2012

    After the big hits from Dileeplike 'Karyasthan' and 'MayaMohini', film critics seems to have developed a fear in rating the commercial prospects of Dileep flicks. Even the ones that they wrote off as duds, managed to keep the Box Office happy, with families pouring into laugh out of the inane...
  • 'Maad Dad' amalgamates sentiments with humour August 18, 2012

    She has her roots in Kerala and speaks chaste Malayalam, but prodding Revathy S Varma for a burst of nostalgia will be a futile exercise. The ad womanturnedfilmmaker attributes her Mollywood entry to nothing but her unending romance with cinema. "When I was ten I declared before my family that...
  • Unni Mukundan's first Hindi is based on real events August 15, 2012

    His second innings appears to be with a bang. Filmmaker Sanjeev Sivan, who was on a sabbatical, is back to Mollywood, and this time his hands are full. The director, whose last outing was 'Aparichithan' in 2004, has four projects in the pipeline, the latest being a bilingual action thriller...
  • Musician Yesudas to release CD of a film August 4, 2012

    KJ Yesudas will release the audio CD of 'Theruvu Nakshathrangal', a film on street children, at Hotel Le Meridien on August 5. The preview of the movie, directed by Jose Maveli, will also be held at the same venue. The film, which has KJ Yesudas acting as a singer, comes under...
  • 'Salim's complaint on film award has no merit' July 24, 2012

    National awardwinning actor Salim Kumar has filed a complaint that his documentary 'Pokkali' was not even screened for the jury of Kerala State Film Awards 2011. But his complaint has no merit, says Kerala Cinema Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar. Ganesh Kumar told IANS Tuesday that the rules of the Kerala State...
  • 916: When families lose their balance July 19, 2012

    Conflicts within dysfunctional families have always been a favourite subject to filmmakers. Director M Mohanan says his latest movie, 916 narrates a set of events when two closelyknit families lose their balance. The director, who has always made it a point to helm socially relevant movies that leave a message like...
  • Malayalam cinema at yet another take off stage? October 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Well Malayalam superstars Mohanlal and Mammotty may still be able to carry a film on their shoulders single handedly. But there is a sweep of small budget experimental films that Keralites are welcoming with open arms. The success of no superstar movie Salt and pepper is a fine...