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Santosh Sivan’s next Malayalam film to star Manju Warrier and Nivin

Santosh Sivan’s next Malayalam film to star Manju Warrier and Nivin Renowned cinematographer and director Santosh Sivan, who is presently working on M S Dhoni's 'Untold Story', will start his third Malayalam film next. The film is said to have an interesting script with strong central characters. According to sources the film is to have Manju Warrier and Nivin in the lead role. Since her come back Manju Warrier has been noted to be very choosy about her characters hence good...
06:04:20 PM Feb 18, 2015

Mammootty defends Mohanlal's band Lalisom; says an artiste takes a lot of pain in organising events

Mammootty defends Mohanlal's band Lalisom; says an artiste takes a lot of pain in organising events Kochi: They might be arch rivals as professionals, but ace superstar Mammootty sprang a surprise Wednesday when he came forward to defend superstar Mohanlal, who is facing a public outcry following the dismal performance of his band 'Lalisom' at the 35th National Games. Mammootty has asked for support from all to end haunting Mohanlal for the debut musical performance of his new band 'Lalisom'. At a hurriedly called press meet...
02:19:18 PM Feb 04, 2015

Mohanlal to return money after criticism of musical programme

Mohanlal to return money after criticism of musical programme Thiruvananthapuram: Following a huge public outcry, mostly through social media over the dismal debut performance of superstar Mohanlal's new music band Lalisom, he Monday told the Kerala government that the money collected would be returned. In an email to State Sports Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, the actor said that following the wide criticism he will return the money that he took as expenses for staging the event. The amount is said...
09:07:47 AM Feb 03, 2015

Mohanlal's band not dissolved despite fiasco

Mohanlal's band not dissolved despite fiasco Thiruvananthapuram: Superstar Mohanlal's new music band Lalisom has not been disbanded, says the band's director. The band was criticised for its debut performance at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games Saturday here. "Being our first outing and also because of the big opening ceremony cultural programme, there was a lack of coordination. What arose yesterday (Saturday) were practical problems in coordination. The reports that the band has been...
04:05:35 PM Feb 02, 2015

Actor Mohanlal to perform at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games of India for free

Actor Mohanlal to perform at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games of India for free  Thiruvananthapuram: Superstar Mohanlal, who has been condemned for charging a hefty fee for his new musical band at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games of India, Friday said that he is doing it for free. "The report that I've charged a Rs.2 crore fee for the show is baseless. I have not taken anything as my fees. Instead I have taken only the cost of bringing in numerous...
02:18:22 PM Feb 01, 2015

Actors Dileep, Manju Warrier divorced by mutual consent

Actors Dileep, Manju Warrier divorced by mutual consent Kochi: Malayalam actors Dileep and Manju Warrier were today granted divorce by a family court here, ending 16 years of marriage. Family court judge P Mohan Das granted divorce on a joint petition filed by the estranged couple on July 24 last year seeking divorce by mutual consent. After six months of counselling, the two again appeared before the court on January 29 and stood firm with their plea for...
12:12:58 PM Feb 01, 2015

'Fireman' trailer: Mammootty and Unni Mukundan play the two conscientious men in red hats

'Fireman' trailer: Mammootty and Unni Mukundan play the two conscientious men in red hats Directed by Deepu Karunakaran and featuring Mammootty, Unni Mukundan and Nyla Usha in key roles, the story of 'Fireman' revolves around the life of the "unsung heroes" who work in the fire department in India. ...
09:27:41 AM Jan 29, 2015

Noted Malayalam comedian Mala Aravindan passes away; he was 76 years old

Noted Malayalam comedian Mala Aravindan passes away; he was 76 years old Thrissur: Malayalam film industry's popular comedian Mala Aravindan, who acted in close to 400 films in the last 37 years, died Tuesday morning, his family said. He was 76. He suffered a cardiac arrest Jan 19 and was hospitalised. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Coimbatore. A noted theatre personality, Aravindan acted in his first film in 1968. Since then he has been an integral part of...
10:22:31 AM Jan 28, 2015

Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi invited to join BJP

Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi invited to join BJP Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended an invite to Malayalam film actor Suresh Gopi for joining the party. The invite was extended by state BJP president V.Muraleedharan, who apprised reporters here Thursday about the formal invitation. "Three months back, I had a talk with him and so did a national leader of ours. He (Gopi) then said that he will make a decision at...
01:01:10 PM Jan 23, 2015

South Indian actress Amala Paul rubbishes pregnancy rumours; says she ate a lot during Christmas holidays

South Indian actress Amala Paul rubbishes pregnancy rumours; says she ate a lot during Christmas holidays 'Sindhu Samaveli' actress Amala Paul recently refuted the rumours surround her being pregnant. The actress had tweeted out photos from her holiday abroad and had somehow given rise to speculations about a baby. ...
03:41:53 PM Jan 14, 2015

Prithviraj and Rosshan Andrrews' next film titled 'Nale Ravile'

Prithviraj and Rosshan Andrrews' next film titled 'Nale Ravile' Malayalam filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, who is still riding on the success of his recent hit 'How Old Are You', has teamed up with actor Prithviraj for his next film. Titled, 'Nale Ravile', the story reportedly revolves around the concept that how unforeseen events in one's life can to end up as miracles in disguise. Actress Nyla Usha is the female lead of the film. Andrrews, who'll begin shooting 'Nale Ravile'...
05:04:06 PM Jan 13, 2015

'Pathemari': Mammootty plays a Dubai-based NRI; TV host Jewel Mary debuts on the big screen

'Pathemari': Mammootty plays a Dubai-based NRI; TV host Jewel Mary debuts on the big screen Filmmaker Salim Ahamed, who won the National Award for his film 'Adaminte Makan Abu' in 2011, is all set for his upcoming film 'Pathemari'. Starring Mammootty and Jewel Mary in key roles, the film revolves around four Malayali people living in the Gulf area. Most of the shooting for 'Pathemari' will be done in Dubai. The main challenge technicians and the director would facing is in recreating the authenticity of...
04:40:51 PM Jan 09, 2015

After 'Mumbai Police', actor Prithviraj to team up with Rosshan Andrrews again

After 'Mumbai Police', actor Prithviraj to team up with Rosshan Andrrews again Filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, who is still riding on the success of his recent hit 'How Old Are You', has teamed up with actor Prithviraj for his next film. Not only that, but Andrrews is also getting together with his favourite script-writers Bobby and Sanjay for the upcoming project. Reportedly, Andrrews has been working on this film for over 10 years. ...
04:18:31 PM Jan 09, 2015

Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram dies

Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram dies Kozhikode: Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram, who won the National award for his much-acclaimed debut venture 'Ekantham', died at a private hospital here due to diabetes related complication. The 44-year-old director was undergoing treatment for diabetes at the hospital here since the past few days. He died at around 11.30 pm last night, hospital sources said. 'Ekantham', starring late thespians Thilakan and Murali, was a poignant portrayal of loneliness of the...
05:17:53 PM Dec 30, 2014

After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi to star in Shaji Kailas' next action flick

After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi to star in Shaji Kailas' next action flick After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi is ready to play another action avatar. This film will be directed by Shaji Kailas, who's earlier worked with Gopi in over 15 films in the '90s. B Unnikrishnan, who has scripted the film, is reluctant to reveal other details of the movie, but sources hint that the new film too will be police story. The team's last film outing 'The...
03:29:56 PM Dec 29, 2014