Chennai, Oct 10 : Actor-filmmaker Samuthirakani's Tamil directorial "Appa", which emerged as a sleeper hit when it released earlier this year, is all set to be remade in Malayalam with Jayaram in the lead role, a source said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 : Ailing former Malayalam actress Sreelatha Menon, suffering from a rare bone disease for long, passed away here on Friday night, her family said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 : Blessy, one of Kerala's most popular filmmakers, is getting ready for what he terms as his "biggest challenge" -- to recreate the award-winning Malayalam novel "Aadujeevitham' for the silver screen.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 : The first meeting of the newly-constituted state-run Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) held here on Tuesday has drawn up a road map for a major revamp of its activities to cheer the Malayalam film industry.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 : Reigning superstar Mohanlal, who has been holding on to the tag of superstar along with his arch onscreen rival Mammootty for the past nearly three decades, now wishes to do what the latter did to launch his son Dulquer Salmaan into films.
Chennai, Sep 18 : Actor Prabhakar, popular for playing the villain Kalakeya in S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali", will be making his Malayalam debut in a yet-untitled project, says a source.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 : A record 20,000 people are expected to witness the 2nd edition of the Indywood Film Carnival, said its founder director Sohan Roy.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 : Veteran award-winning film director K.G. George was on Tuesday announced winner of the prestigious J.C. Daniel Award for his overall contribution to the Malayalam film industry.
Palakkad (Kerala), Sep 2 : Malayalam film actor Sreejith Ravi, who was arrested on Friday on the complaint of a group of school girls that he exposed himself before them, has secured conditional bail.
By Sandeep Sharma, New Delhi, Sep 2 : Returning to the silver screen with the fifth installment of his popular "Veeram" Navarasa series, Jayaraj does not feel the box-office pressure of directing "the most expensive film ever made in Malayalam".
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 : Popular award winning south Indian actress Shobana says doing films is not a priority for her as of now as she is busy channelling her talent in other creative pursuits.
Chennai, Aug 29 : Filmmaker Koratala Siva says capturing highly talented stars Mohanlal and Jr NTR in a single frame and working with them in forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Janatha Garage" gave him a cinematic high.
Chennai, Aug 24 : Tamil film actor Arya, who has so far played cameo roles in Malayalam films such as "Urumi" and "Double Barrel", will be essaying a full-length antagonist's role in upcoming "The Great Father" in the language.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 : The master craftsman decorated with numerous national and international awards -- Adoor Gopalakrishnan -- has completed half-a-century as a filmmaker and is currently busy with his latest Malayalam film titled "Pinneyum".
Mumbai, Aug 16 : Veteran filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who awaits the release of his forthcoming Malayalam drama "Pinneyum", has come down heavily on the very notion of censorship. He said that it is high time to scrap censorship.
Chennai, Aug 3 : Actress Isha Talwar hopes forthcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai", a remake of Malayalam film "Thattathin Marayathu", creates the same kind of impact on the audiences as the original.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 : Right promotion and marketing is the need of the hour as far as the Malayalam film industry is concerned, according to filmmaker Kamal, the new chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 : Even before the film has started to roll, veteran Malayalam filmmaker Kamal knows it well that "Aami", based on the life of writer Kamala Das aka Kamala Surayya, will run into controversies. And he is ready to face it.
Mumbai, July 24 : Actress Huma Qureshi, who will star alongside Mammootty in the forthcoming film "White", says working with the Malayalam superstar has been a great experience for her.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 : The Kerala Women's Commission (KWC) on Tuesday decided to serve notice to Malayalam superstar Mammootty, director Nithin Renji Panicker and producer Alice George for "portraying women in bad light" in 'Kasaba' released this month.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 : Acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan attributes his success to how he "told lies well". He says becoming a successful director depends on how good a cheater one is.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 : Acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan, who has spent 34 years in the film industry and has done 91 films in various languages, is set to begin a new career as a teacher, which was his father's desire.
Chennai, July 14 : Well-known Malayalam actress K.P.A.C. Lalitha, known for her work in National Award-winning films "Amaram" and "Shantham", plays a pivotal role in filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming Tamil romantic drama "Kaatru Veliyidai".
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 : Popular actress Manju Warrier is all set to enter the world of theatre by enacting Shakuntala in the Sanskrit play "Abhijnana Shakuntalam".
Chennai, July 2 : Actress Manjima Mohan has been paired with actor Vishal in the upcoming Tamil actioner "Sandakozhi 2" to be directed by N. Linguswamy.
Chennai, June 28 : Actor Viswant, who has shared screen space with Malayalam superstar Mohanlal in upcoming Telugu drama "Manamantha", describes the experience of working with the veteran as his career-high moment.
Kochi, June 28 : Prithviraj-starrer Malayalam film "Ezra", which will be helmed by debutant Jay K, will start rolling from here on Wednesday.
Chennai, June 24 : Malayalam filmdom's heartthrob Nivin Pauly, who is currently shooting for debutant Gautam Ramachandran-directed yet-untitled Tamil thriller, will next team up with another newcomer for a Tamil project.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 : Malayalam crime thriller "Oppam" (Together), a film from the hugely popular duo of ace director Priyadarshan and superstar Mohanlal, is packing up on Tuesday here, said the director. It is slated for release in September.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 : A two hour film on Kathakali made by young and amateur film maker Sijo Kannanaikkal is awaiting the nod of the Central Board of Film Certification.
New Delhi, June 6 : It seems like the Mumbai film-makers have found a new gem down in the south, named Dulquer Salmaan.
Chennai, June 5 : If you're in Mumbai and wondering how to watch the latest Malayalam film, then just head to the nearest multiplex, for you might be pleasantly surprised to catch the film with English subtitles. With the emergence of multiplexes, Malayalam films have found audiences beyond boundaries and in the process have conquered new lands.
Chennai, June 2 : Malayalam actor Sreejith Vijay will play Puttaparthi Sai Baba in the eponymous Telugu biopic on the godman. The film, which will also be released in other southern languages, is being directed by veteran Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna.
Mumbai, May 31 : The first look of Mammootty's much-awaited action film "Kasaba" gave way to social media users getting creative -- from replacing the background with 'Iron Throne' of "Game of Thrones" to Mammootty relaxing on elephant's tuskers. Calling it "modern face of satire", the Malayalam superstar says memes and trolls have become the "new whips of the digital generation".
Chennai, May 26 : Shraddha Srinath, who made a splash with her impeccable performance in Pawan Kumar's latest Kannada thriller "U-Turn", will be playing the lead opposite Nivin Pauly in his next Tamil film. It is slated to go on the floors next month.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 : Superstar Mohanlal turned 56 on Saturday and he used the occasion to release the teaser of his forthcoming film "Pulli Murugan".
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 : Celebrated filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who has completed his golden jubilee in the Malayalam film industry on Wednesday, began his 12th feature film. He says that he feels like doing his first one.
Kochi, May 10 : Superstar Mohanlal has become the brand ambassador of the country's largest premium streaming platform, Hotstar, which provides over 80,000 hours of world class entertainment content in eight Indian languages.
Chennai, May 9 : The teaser of Dulquar Salman-starrer Malayalam action drama "Kammatti Paadam" has garnered a lot of positive response from critics and film buffs alike.
New Delhi, April 23 : He has crooned hit numbers in several languages including Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi or Hindi. Benny Dayal is not only eager to work more in regional entertainment space but the singer-actor wants to experiment with different genres as well. He says he is not going to force anything and rather "let the music happen".
Chennai, April 19 : Director Gautham Ramachandran describes the scripting process of his maiden, yet-untitled Tamil directorial featuring popular Malayalam actor Nivin Pauly as one "hell of a writing session".
New Delhi, April 16 : Actress Huma Qureshi, who is all set to impress her fans with her debut in Malayalam film "White", says she is glad that her debut in southern cinema is with superstar Mammootty and nobody else.
Chennai, April 12 : Actor Fahadh Faasil says he's really proud to share screen space with actor Sivakarthikeyan in his upcoming yet-untitled Tamil maiden project, which is slated to go on the floors in a few weeks.
Chennai, March 29 : Legendary playback singer P. Susheela has become the Guinness World Records title holder for the highest number of solo, duet and chorus backed songs in over six Indian languages.
Chennai, March 29 : Actress Mia George, who has so far worked in Malayalam and Tamil films, has finally landed an opportunity to work in Telugu filmdom. She will feature in an upcoming yet-untitled project with actor Sunil in the lead.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 : Gone are the days when Malayalam films used to walk away with top honours at the National Film Awards whose 63rd edition was announced on Monday.
Kochi, Mar 25 : Malayalam actor Jishnu Raghavan died on Friday at the age of 35 after prolonged battle with cancer, reports said.
Kochi, March 25 : Hugely popular young actor Jishnu Raghavan who was battling with cancer for a few years, passed away on Friday morning at a private hospital here, said his family.
Kottayam, March 24 : One of Kerala's most popular Kadhaprasangam (story telling) artistes and film comedian V.D. Rajappan died on Thursday at a private hospital here, family sources said.
Kochi, March 23 : Celebrated filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who has completed his golden jubilee in the Malayalam film industry, has cast the popular Mollywood pair of Dileep and Kavya Madhavan in his new film titled "Pinneyum" that begins shooting on May 11.
Kochi, March 18 : A forensic report released on Friday said Malayalam actor-singer Kalabhavan Mani, who died on March 6, had consumed - knowingly or unknowingly - a lethal dose of insecticide.
Kochi, March 17 : Good news for movie buffs. Now, all movie infotainment news will be available starting April 14 on an easy-to-use app "Moviestaan TV".
Chalakudy (Kerala), March 7 : The 'poor man's superstar' of Kerala, Kalabhavan Mani, was on Monday given a grand send off by his fans, friends and colleagues here.
Kochi, March 6 : Popular Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Mani passed away at a private hospital here on Sunday, said his family. He was 45.
Khajuraho, March 6 : For Mohiniyattam exponent Methil Devika, performing at Khajuraho "which has so much divine energy" was like a dream come true and she was overwhelmed by the experience.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 : Once cast in the main role of a common man who accidentally ends up being the home minister of Kerala, comedian and character actor Jagadish may well have a chance to realise something similar in real life.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 : Freedom is being misused in India, says veteran Malayalam film personality Balachandra Menon who feels strongly that "the law of the land should be adhered to".
Mumbai, Feb 29 : Actors Mammootty and Huma Qureshi have wrapped up shooting of their upcoming Malayalam film "White".
New Delhi, Feb. 28: Malayalam film director Rajesh Pillai, who was best known for the films like 'Traffic' and 'Mili,' has passed away at the age of 41 at PVS hospital in Kochi.
Kochi, Feb 27 : Filmmaker Rajesh Pillai breathed his last here at a private hospital on Saturday, a reliable source close to him said. He was 41.