Malayalam Cinema News

The Return Of Sheela
August 16, 2010: Veteran Malayalam actress Sheela had made a comeback with the film Manassinakkare. The movie was directed by Sathyan Anthikkad. After the release of the flick, she had slowly disappeared from the cine-screen; she acted in a few more films. Read Full Story

Kamal plays Kamal
August 16, 2010 : The iconic Indian actor, Kamal Haasan is going to play himself in the movie entitled 'Four Friends', which is undergoing shooting, even as we speak. Kamal Haasan is a multi time National Award winning actor and it would seriously be interesting to see him, playing himself. Read Full Story

Shaji Kailas' To Start Shooting Of Naduvazhikal 2 In September
August 14, 2010 : Director Shaji Kailas is going to start the shooting of his next movie Naduvazhikal 2, which is a sequel of the 1989 hit movie Naduvazhikal. The movie will star Prithviraj in the lead role, which was originally played by megastar Mohanlal, two decades back. Read Full Story

Mollywood Box Office To Have Low Key Onam Releases
August 14, 2010 : This year Mollywood is going low profile for the Onam festival. Earlier, director Vinayan's low budget movie Yakshiyum Njanum was announced to be launched during the festival. Read Full Story

Mukesh Babu Turns Police Officer Again For New Film Kutty Bhootham
August 13, 2010 : Malayalam actor turned producer Mukesh Babu will don the role of a police officer once again for his latest movie Kutty Bhootham. The actor will play a sub-inspector named Anubhavam Aravindan. Read Full Story

Mohanlal Calls Ananya Mollywood's Vijayashanthi
August 13, 2010 : The young South Indian actress Ananya, who has recently shot for the Malayalam movie Shikar, has been able to impress her on-screen father, the megastar Mohanlal. He was so impressed by her daring acts that he named her as Mollywood's Vijayashanthi. Read Full Story

Ithu Nammude Katha Starts Shooting In Kavalam
August 12, 2010 : Director Rajesh Kannankara's Malayalam movie Ithu Nammude Katha has started shooting in Kavalam near Changanassery. Rajesh Kannankara has also written the script of the movie Read Full Story

Prithviraj Turns Brand Ambassador For Hi-Tech Ambulance Service
August 12, 2010 : Malayalam actor Prithviraj has finally agreed to be the brand ambassador of a newly launched hi-tech ambulance services by the National Rural Health Mission. Read Full Story

Actress Meera Jasmine To Turn Producer
August 11, 2010 : South Indian actress Meera Jasmine, who debuted with the Malayalam film Soothradharan, is planning to turn producer and make a movie under her own production house. Read Full Story

Dileep To Start His New Movie Master With Sandhya Mohan
August 11, 2010 : Malayalam actor Dileep is going to start working for his new movie titled Master. The movie will be directed by Sandhya Mohan, who also directed the movie Kilukkam Kilukilukkam in 2006. Read Full Story

3 Cheers for Priyamani
August 11, 2010 : Actress Priyamani couldn't afford a better start in Kollywood despite being a part of a number of versatile filmmakers' projects. Read Full Story

Four Friends Feature Remix Of Classic Song From Sholay
August 10, 2010 : Malayalam movie Four Friends is going to feature a remix of the classic song 'Ye Dosti...' from the legendary Hindi movie Sholay. Read Full Story

Thilakan To Play Freedom Fighter In Vinayan's Next
August 10, 2010 : Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan is again getting roles in the movies after working with director Ali Akbar in his upcoming movie Achan. Now, Malayalam director Vinayan has signed the controversial actor in his next movie, in which Thilakan will play the powerful role of a freedom fighter. Read Full Story

Mammootty Wins Jai Hind TV's Best Actor Award
August 9, 2010: Megastar Mammootty of Mollywood has bagged the best actor award from 'Jaihind TV' for the movies released in 2009. Another Malayalam star Mohanlal has won 'Chalachitra Ratna award' of the same channel. The awards were announced at a function, which was organized in Thrissur recently. Read Full Story

Top Five: Malayalam Movies of this week
By Anosh Anjekar, Kochi, August 8, 2010: Top five Malayalam movies of the week. Read Full Story

Makeup Man Release Date Gets Postponed
August 7, 2010 : Malayalam movie Makeup Man has been postponed, which was earlier scheduled to release during Ramzan on September 10. Read Full Story

Shikar Set To Have Onam-Ramzan Release
August 7, 2010 : Superstar Mohanlal starrer Malayalam movie Shikar is preparing for an Onam-Ramzan release. Mohanlal has already completed shooting for his portions few days back. Directed by Padmakumar the movie is expecting to release in the first weekend of September. Read Full Story

Mammootty Starrer Oru CBI Dairy Kurippu To Have Fourth Sequel
August 6, 2010: Malayalam blockbuster movie Oru CBI Dairy Kurippu starring megastar Mammootty is going to make its fourth sequel. The first movie of the thriller series was made in 1988 under the direction of K. Madhu. Read Full Story

Remake Of Rathinirvedam To Start Shooting From September 3
August 5, 2010 : Director T. K. Rajeev Kumar is going to remake the 1978 film Rathinirvedam and the shooting for the same will start on September 3 at Nilambur in Kerala. Read Full Story

Madhu Kaithapram Signs Dileep and Priyanka For His Third Film
August 5, 2010 : Director Madhu Kaithapram is going to kick off shooting for his third film with Dileep and Priyanka in the lead roles. Veteran actor Rahim Kadavathu will also be seen playing an important role. Read Full Story

Vikram To Work For Free In Roshan Andrews' Malayalam Movie
August 4, 2010 : South Indian superstar Vikram has agreed to work in filmmaker Roshan Andrews's next Malayalam flick for free. The Raavanan star wants to pay back to his audience for showing so much of affection to his movies. Read Full Story

Director Ali Akbar Plans To Complete Shooting Of Achan In Two Weeks
August 4, 2010 : Malayalam film director Ali Akbar, who has started shooting for his latest venture Achan with the veteran controversial actor Thilakan, is planning to complete the shooting of the movie in two weeks time. Read Full Story

Mohanlal Starrer Shikar Completes Shooting
August 4, 2010 : Four time national award winning actor Mohanlal's next Malayalam film Shikar, directed by Padmakumar, has completed shooting. The climax scene of the film has been shot at Guna caves in Kodaikanal. Read Full Story

Mammootty Completes Shooting For Best Of Luck
August 3, 2010 : Megastar Mammootty is again appearing as himself in another Malayalam film Best of Luck, directed by M. A. Nishad. Mammootty will appear in a cameo role and he has completed the shooting of his portions. Read Full Story

Super stars join together for China Town
By Anosh Anjekar, Kochi, August 2: Malayalam super stars Mohanlal, Jayaram and Dileep are acting together in Rafi Mecartin's China Town. Read Full Story

Part Two for Adoor's Mathilukal
By Anosh Anjekar, Thiruvananthapuram, August 2: Remember the Malayalam movie "Mathilukal"? Thought of watching a second part of this movie. Read Full Story

Actor Rahman Injured At Musafir Set In Bangkok
August 2, 2010 : Actor Rahman, who was regarded to be one of the superstars of Malayalam films in the 1980s, has faced an accident at the set of Malayalam movie Musafir in Bangkok. Read Full Story

Jayasuriya In Aji John's Kingfisher
August 2, 2010 : South Indian actor Jayasuriya, who is already a renowned name with more than 45 films to his credit, is going to star in a Malayalam movie Kingfisher with a group of fresh young actors. Read Full Story

The Release Of Yakshiyum Njanum Is Blocked
August 2, 2010 : Mollywood director Vinayan has alleged that the release of his latest horror thriller, called Yakshiyum Njanum has been stopped by the KFC or the Kerala Film Chamber. Thanks to the influences of some superstars from the Malayalam cinema. Read Full Story

Top Malayalam Movies of this week
By Anosh Anjekar, Kochi, August 1, 2010: List of top five Malayalam movies of the week. Read Full Story

30th July A Big Day For Malayalam Movie-Dom
July 30, 2010 : July 30 is touted is the biggest Friday in the recent time period for the Malayalam film industry. A bunch of five small films are being released for the weekend ahead on this date. The movies are Avan, Ladies Only, Ramaravan, Taskara Lahala and Penn Pattanam. Read Full Story

Jayasurya As RJ
July 29, 2010 : Jayasurya has essayed the role of a RJ in Payyans, a movie by Leo Thadaevoo. Read Full Story

Prithviraj's Anwar Postponed Again
July 29, 2010 : Director Amal Neerad's forthcoming movie is entitled Anwar. The movie features Prithviraj among other stars. Apparently, it was to be released on July 9, but the release was postponed to September 10 as a Ramzan special; now again the date of the release has been shifted to October 15. Read Full Story

Time For A Change Says Sibi Malayil
July 28, 2010 : Veteran Malayalam film director Sibi Malayil said that a radical change is needed if the local movie industry wishes to foray into the future. His latest venture entitled Apoorva Ragam has just been released. Read Full Story

Pak Bowler In Malayalam Movie
July 28, 2010 : Popular Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif would soon kickstart his movie career with a Malayalam film. The movie would be directed by famous lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran Namboodiri. The movie is called Mazhavillinnattamvare that roughly translated as till the tip of the rainbow. The shooting of the film would initiate in September in North Kerala. Read Full Story

Priyamani Eyes Bollywood
July 28, 2010 : Priyamani, the versatile actress of Paruthiveeran, experimented with movies in Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. Thanks to her skills, any movie she does is touted to be good. Read Full Story

Mohanlal The Casanova!
July 27, 2010: Roshan Andrews has confirmed the Mohanlal starrer, big budgeted Casanova will start shooting from September 4 in Bangkok. The movie is being produced by Confident group's Dr. P. J. Roy, who is based in Bangalore. The movie's distribution rights have gone to Maxlab. Read Full Story

New Heroine For Lal Jose
July 26, 2010 : Director Lal Jose, extensively known for introducing some of finest talents in Malayalam movies like Kavya Madhavan (Chandranuddikunna Dikkil), Jyothirmayi (Meesa Madhavan), Samvrutha Sunil (Rasikan), Meera Nandan (Mulla) and Archana Kavi (Neelathamara) only to name a few is back once again to launch a new face in the industry. Read Full Story

Nayantara In Mammootty Starrer Mathilukal Sequel
July 24, 2010 : Renowned South Indian actress Nayantara has bagged a role in the sequel of Mammootty starrer award winning Malayalam movie Mathilukal. The sequel, which again stars megastar Mammootty, is titled Mathilukalkkappruam. Read Full Story

Weekly Report: Top Malayalam Movies
Kochi, July 24: List of top five Malayalam movies of the week. Read Full Story

Vinayan Ready With New Malayalam Film Yakshiyum Njaanum
July 23, 2010 : Filmmaker Vinayan is prepared with his latest Malayalam movie titled Yakshiyum Njaanum, which is going to be a horror thriller. Many newcomers are acting in the movie as the renowned actors refused to be part of Vinayan's film. Read Full Story

Sakudumbam Shyamala Opens In 60 Screens
July 23, 2010 : Malayalam film Sakudumbam Shyamala starring Kunchakko Boban, Urvashi, and Bhama is releasing in 60 screens all over Kerala. Read Full Story

Priyamani Joins Sets Of Malayalam Film Pranchiyettan And The Saint
July 22, 2010 : National Award winning South Indian actress Priyamani is back from a short holiday trip to the US. The actress has now joined the sets of megastar Mammootty's film Pranchiyettan And The Saint in Thrissur. Read Full Story

Malappuram Haji, Mahanaya Joji Sequel Plan Is On
July 22, 2010 : The sequel season is on and it has hit the Malayalam film industry as well. The latest addition is the 1994 hit movie Malappuram Haji, Mahanaya Joji. Rajan Kiriyath, the original writer of the movie, will also be writing the script of the sequel. Read Full Story

Siddique To Remake Bodyguard With Salman Khan
July 22, 2010 : The season of remake is still on in Indian film industry as more films are simultaneously getting remade in various regional languages. Read Full Story

Katherine Theresa Replaces Poonam Kaur In Thriller
July 21, 2010 : South Indian actress Poonam Kaur has been replaced by another model turned actress from Bangalore named Katherine Theresa, in director B. Unni Krishnan's latest Malayalam movie Thriller. The actress has been frequently seen in Telugu films besides Tamil and Kannada films. Read Full Story

Bollywood Actor Jackie Shroff Goes Back To Malayalam Films
July 20, 2010 : Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, who debuted in the Malayalam films in 2007 with Athisayan, is coming to the Mollywood with a movie titled Kaliyugavarada. Read Full Story

Pre-works of Rajasenan's movie started
Kochi, July 20: Rajasenan, the director of several Malayalm hit maker started the pre-works of his latest movie - "Oru Small Family". Read Full Story

Dileep in Karyasthan
Kochi, July 20: The shooting of Malayalam movie Karyastan is progressing at Kochi. Read Full Story

Await for CBI Diary Kurippu - 5
Kochi, July 20: The discussions on the fifth part of Malayalam movie CBI Diary Kurippu is going on. Read Full Story

Christian Brothers' TV Rights Sets A New Record
July 20, 2010 : Television channels in India are ready to pay a huge amount these days to get the rights of any superstar movies. Read Full Story

New Malayalam Movies: July '2010 Release
Kochi, July 20: The list of upcoming Malayalam movies. All movies to be released in July '2010. Read Full Story

Top Malayalam Movies Chart
Kochi, July 20: Here is the list of top five Malayalam movies. Read Full Story

Mammootty's Best Actor Has A Cameo Of Filmmaker Lal Jose
July 17, 2010 : Malayalam filmmaker Lal Jose is going to appear in superstar Mammootty's upcoming movie Best Actor. The director will have a cameo role in the movie. The director acted earlier in Ranjith directed Rock and Roll, where he appeared as himself. Read Full Story

Mammootty Plans Sequel To August 1
July 17, 2010: Megastar Mammootty is in the mood of making sequel to one his old movies titled August 1, which was released on July 21, 1988. Read Full Story

Malayalam Movie Four Friends Performs Puja
July 15, 2010 : Young Malayalam film director Saji Surendran is ready to start shooting of his latest movie Four Friends. Read Full Story

Oviya Says Malayalam Films Are Boring
July 14, 2010 : In a somewhat shocking statement, actress Oviya said that the Malayalam movies are quite uninteresting and boring; only senior heroines are given their due respect. Read Full Story

The King and Commissioner Brings Shaji-Renji Together
July 14, 2010 : The duo of Shaji Kailas and Renji Panikkar were once the most celebrated, the most sought after director-writer in the entire realm of Malayalam commercial films. Read Full Story

Cocktail Launched In Kochi
July 13, 2010 : In latest Malayalam movie news, Arunkumar who is a regular with the editing department of Priyadarshan would be directing a film named Cocktail. Read Full Story

Mookkilla Rajyathu Sequel Coming Up
July 13, 2010 : As people remember, Mookkilla Rajyathu was one of the most rib-tickling movies of the 90s. Well, good news for the fans of the film, since a sequel to the movie is being planned. Read Full Story

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