Filmmaker Santhosh Kumar, his family found dead in UAE

Filmmaker Santhosh Kumar, his family found dead in UAE 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) 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 circumstances in their flat in Dubai after Kumar's cousin complained that nobody could contact the family since Thursday, Khaleej Times...
06:26:09 PM Jul 16, 2014

Southern film industry bags 17 National Awards

Southern film industry bags 17 National Awards New Delhi: Tamil family drama "Thanga Meengal", Telugu drama "Na Bangaru Thalli", Kannada film "Prakruthi" and Malayalam drama "24 North Kaatham" were among the southern movies that pocketed 17 awards at the 61st National Awards here Wednesday. The other southern films include "Dharmam" (Tamil), "Kanyaka" (Malayalam), "December 1" (Kannada), "Vallinam" (Tamil), "Thalaimuraigal" (Tamil), "Perariyathavara (Malayalam) and "Swapaanam" (Malayalam). In Tamil, Ram-directed "Thanga Meengal" was adjudged the best Tamil film, besides...
07:32:33 PM Apr 16, 2014

Suraj dedicates National Award to Malayalam cinema

Suraj dedicates National Award to Malayalam cinema Thiruvananthapuram: Suraj Venjaramoodu Wednesday said that he dedicates his National Award to the Malayalam language and Malayalam cinema. Suraj has been named the best actor for his performance in "Perariyathavar", directed by Biju, at the 61st National Film Award announced in the national capital. "I did it in my style and I dedicate the award to Malayalam language and Malayalam cinema," he said while interacting with media after the announcement....
06:40:30 PM Apr 16, 2014

Malayalam actor Aju marries Kochi based fashion designer

Malayalam actor Aju marries Kochi based fashion designer 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 Club', has been very effective in lighter roles. Ever since his comeback in 'Thattathin Marayathu', Aju has been...
04:33:02 PM Feb 27, 2014

CCL team Kerala Strikers deplaned at Kochi airport for misbehaviour

CCL team Kerala Strikers deplaned at Kochi airport for misbehaviour Kochi: Celebrity Cricket League team Kerala Strikers was offloaded from a plane at the Kochi airport for allegedly behaving badly with the airline crew. The 30-member team was on its way to Hyderabad for a match. Some of the team members allegedly misbehaved with the air-hostess following which she complained. The team is now working out ways to reach Hyderabad for a match on Saturday. The team is part of...
03:15:23 PM Feb 21, 2014

'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking

'Om Shanti Oshaana' stubs out onscreen smoking 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 is scripted by Midhun Manuel and produced by Alvin Antony's Ananya Films. The opening sequence of the film...
03:17:05 PM Feb 19, 2014

Rima Kallingal to play a journalist in her next?

Rima Kallingal to play a journalist in her next? If reports are anything to go by, Rima Kallingal, whose last two films 'Escape From Uganda' and 'Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal' couldn't set the cash registers ringing at the Box Office, will play a journalist in her next project opposite Mammootty. The title of her next, which will be helmed by cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Venu, hasn't been decided yet. Rima and Mammootty had earlier shared screen space in 'Kammath & Kammath', and 'Bavuttiyude...
02:40:48 PM Feb 16, 2014

Asif, Nazriya to feature in 'I am Roney'

Asif, Nazriya to feature in 'I am Roney' New Delhi: After last year's successful film 'Honey Bee', Asif Ali will once again team up with Lal Jr for a movie titled as 'Hi, I am Roni'. Scripted by the director himself, the movie will bring in the lucky star of 2014 - Nazriya as leading lady. Sreenivasan, Lal, Biju Menon and Lena will also play important roles in the film and the shooting will begin by April. Deepak...
04:39:30 PM Feb 15, 2014

Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK

Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK Chennai: Superstar Mohanlal-starrer Malayalam thriller "Drishyam", has crossed Rs 1 cr mark in UK. The film, which released on December 19 last year, was reportedly made on a budget of Rs 4.5 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the box office numbers of the film. "Malayalam film #Drishyam crosses Rs 1 cr mark in UK. Total till Sunday: 98,523 [Rs 1.01 cr]. Excellent... Source: Rentrak," his...
03:31:55 PM Feb 14, 2014

Amala Paul and others mourn legendary Balu Mahendra's death

Amala Paul and others mourn legendary Balu Mahendra's death New Delhi: The film fraternity mourned the death of legendary filmmaker Balu Mahendra, terming the passing away of "creator's creator" as a "massive loss" for the industry. Mr Balu died on Thursday following a heart attack. He was 74. Members of the film industry such as Siddharth, Amala Paul, A R Rahman and Lakshmy Ramakrishnan took to social networking platforms Twitter and Facebook to express their grief. This is what...
03:50:08 PM Feb 13, 2014

Actress Meera Jasmine marries IT professional Anil John

Actress Meera Jasmine marries IT professional Anil John Thiruvananthapuram: The marriage of noted South Indian actress Meera Jasmine with IT professional Anil John Titus was solemnised at a simple function at a Church here on 12 February, 2014. The marriage ceremony was attended by close relatives of the two besides actors Suresh Gopi and Kavya Madhavan among others. Registration of their marriage as per Special Marriage Act was held at the residence of Jasmine on Sunday in Kochi....
03:42:52 PM Feb 13, 2014

Alice - A True Story: Watch Priyamani in the trailer

Alice - A True Story: Watch Priyamani in the trailer New Delhi: The makers have released the trailer of their forthcoming film 'Alice - A True Story'. Directed by Anil Das, the film features award winning actress Priyamani in the lead role. The film is scheduled to be released on February 14, 2014. ...
03:56:53 PM Feb 12, 2014

Mammootty sheds kilos for upcoming film 'Gangster'

Mammootty sheds kilos for upcoming film 'Gangster' Mammootty is leaving no stone unturned to ensure his role in upcoming film Gangster looks convincing. In an attempt to do justice to his new role Akbar Ali Khan, the actor has lost close to 10 kilos. The film also features Nyla Usha and Aparna Gopinath in key roles. Interestingly, Nyla plays Mammootty's wife again. According to reports, Malayalam superstar Mammootty will also work with Martin Prakkat's next venture. The...
05:06:56 PM Feb 11, 2014

After marriage my priority is family: Fahad Fazil

After marriage my priority is family: Fahad Fazil Thiruvananthapuram: Family is the most important for Malayalam actor Fahad Fazil, who Saturday got engaged to teenage sensation Nazriya Nazim. The two stars got engaged here in the presence of their families and the marriage has been fixed for August. To a question if Nazriya will continue to act after the marriage, Fahad said: "My priority is family but I have no issues if she acts." "She understands what I...
04:36:45 PM Feb 09, 2014

'Om Shanti Oshana' trailer: Will it strike gold at the box-office?

'Om Shanti Oshana' trailer: Will it strike gold at the box-office? 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. ...
04:32:43 PM Feb 08, 2014
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