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Is Malayalam Film, Naayika, Anchored In The Life Of The Deceased Actress, Sreevidya?
January 20, 2011 : Ranjith has been a highly lauded director, whose Malayalam movie in 2008, Thirakkatha, was loosely rooted in the life of the departed South Indian actress, Sreevidya. Now, sources have vocalized that the upcoming Malayalam movie, Naayika, is also anchored in the existence of Sreevidya. Naayika has been directed by Jayaraj. Thomas Benjamin is the producer of Naayika under the flag of Makayiram Creations. Naayika has, as its female protagonists, Madhu and Sharada, who are the actresses of yesteryear. Read Full Story

Bhavana: Marriage Rumour Upsets Her
January 19, 2011 : South Indian actress Bhavana, who has acted in all four South Indian languages Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, is frustrated and upset these days and the reason is the false rumours of her upcoming marriage plans. Read Full Story

Kamal Haasan Likely To Have A Second Innings In The Malayalam Film World With Gokulam Films
January 18, 2011 : Kamal Haasan is one of the distinguished Indian actors, screenwriters and movie-makers. He is regarded as a famous proponent of method acting in the Indian cinematic community. The multifariousness of his roles in several Indian films of different languages and his skillful enactment of them has categorically demonstrated his excellence in acting. His movie manufacturing company, Rajkamal International, has produced numerous films of his. Kamal Haasan garnered mammoth acclaim for his superlative performance in 1987 in the Tamil movie, Nayagan, which resembled somewhat The Godfather, and was directed by the illustrious Mani Ratnam. 'Time' deemed Nayagan as one of the finest movies ever. He attained his second Indian National Award for Best Actor his touching enactment of the character of an honest schoolteacher, who rears a childish amnesiac, in 1982's Moondram Pirai. Kamal, as an actor, has finished a commendable 50 years in Indian cinema. Read Full Story

Thilakan's Returns To Drama After 25 Years
January 17, 2011 : Veteran Malayalam film actor Thilakan has gone back to his first love 'Theatre' after a long gap of 25 years. The 72 year old actor started his career as a theater artist, shifted to films with the Malayalam movie Ulkadal in 1979. He had a small role in this film but made his mark as an actor. Read Full Story

Singer Swetha Mohan Got Hitched To Ashwin On January 16
January 17, 2011 : Swetha Mohan, the famous South Indian singer got hitched on January 16 to Ashwin. The groom had been a long time friend of the singer. Over the years Swetha has lend her voice to various films that ranged from Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada productions. Read Full Story

Mammootty's 'Mathilukalkkappuram' To Launch On March 1
January 10, 2011 : Superstar Mammootty is going to start his first project under his production house 'Playhouse', which will be producing Mathilukalkkappuram, a sequel to the 1990 movie Mathilukal. Mammootty starred in the earlier movie and he will also be seen in the sequel. Read Full Story

Remya Nambeesan Having Great Time Both In Kollywood And Mollywood!
January 8, 2011 : South Indian actress Remya Nambeesan, who made her acting debut with Malayalam films in 1995 with Bhoomikkoru Charamageetham, is now having quite good offers from Tamil films too. Remya had a grand entry in Kollywood with Raman Thediya Seethai in 2008 and that success journey is still continuing. Read Full Story

Manoj K Jayan Awarded For 'Pazhassi Raja'
January 6, 2011 : South Indian actor Manoj K Jayan has won one of the most prestigious awards given to achievers in the South Indian film industry. Read Full Story

Music Director S Balakrishnan Returns In Mollywood With Mohabbath
January 5, 2011 : The talented music director S Balakrishnan, who offered some memorable tracks in director duo Siddhique -Lal's film, is returning to Mollywood after a gap of almost 10 years. Read Full Story

Director Kamal Expects More Awards For Kavya Madhavan's Gadhama Role
January 5, 2011 : South Indian film actress Kavya Madhavan, who started her acting career as a child artist with director Kamal's film Pookkalam Varavayi in 1991, is again signed by the director for his latest project Gadhama. Read Full Story

13th Asianet Film Awards: Big Names Rule This Year!
January 3, 2011 : The 13th Ujala-Asianet Film Awards has been announced on the 1st day of the New Year and big names of the industry ruled this year in almost all categories. Read Full Story

The Music Of 'Kandhar' Down South Has Sold Like Hot Cakes
December 16, 2010 : Just when people in bollywood have written off audio sales, the music of kandhar down south has sold like hot cakes. Read Full Story

Movie Preview - 'Kandahar': An Apt Portrayal Of The 1999 Indian Airlines Hijack
December 16, 2010 : Director: Major Ravi, Cast: Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, Ganesh Venkatraman, Sumalatha, Kaveri Jha, Ananya, Lal, Anoop Chandran, Major Ravi, Jaffer Idukki, Major Kishore, Kannan Pattambi, Genre: Thriller, Rating: *** Read Full Story

Mammootty To Launch Home Production 'Mathilukalkapuram'
Dcember 9, 2010 : South Indian star Mammootty has tasted success not only through acting, but also as a producer and distributor of several films down south. Read Full Story

Parthiban To Work In Mollywood Again
November 29, 2010 : Actor - director Parthiban, who is a very popular face in Kollywood will start work on a Mollywood project in the near future. Read Full Story

Ranjith Finds Tamil Cinema Exciting, Interesting And Inspiring!
November 23, 2010 : He may have made his mark in Malayalam cinema, but it is Tamil cinema which interests the ace director. We are talking about Ranjith, the director behind popular Malayalam movies like 'Pranchiyettan and the Saint' and 'Kerala Cafe'. Read Full Story

Priya Mani Is A Lucky Girl!
November 18, 2010 : Priya Mani, one of the most happening faces of the South Indian film industry, says she is merely lucky and it is her good luck that has placed her among the top slot among Sandalwood heroines. Read Full Story

Urumi To Have The Biggest Ever Climax Scene In Mollywood
October 21, 2010 : The young superstar of Malayalam film industry, Prithviraj is very excited these days after shooting the climax scene of his upcoming film 'Urumi'. Read Full Story

Mollywood Calls Parvathi
October 21, 2010 : Actress Parvathi Menon, who started with the Malayalam movie Out of Syllabus in 2006, is planning to make her comeback in Mollywood with a movie titled City of God. Read Full Story

Great Opening For Anwar
October 20, 2010 : Prithivraj starrer Malayalam film Anwar has got a great opening on last Friday as it was released in 98 centres including four in Bangalore. Read Full Story

Raguman, Nishan To Play Lead Roles In 'Lavender- The Fragrance Of An Invisible Love'
October 19, 2010 : Malayalam actor Raguman and Nishan have been roped in to play the lead roles in a Malayalam movie titled 'Lavender-The fragrance of an invisible love'. Nishan was last seen in the movie 'Ritu', which has been released this year. Read Full Story

Padmini Kolhapure To Star In A Malayalam Film
October 19, 2010 : Veteran Bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure, who was one of the leading actresses in the industry, is going to make her debut in Mollywood. Read Full Story

Poonam Bajwa To Do 'Shikari' With Mammootty
October 19, 2010 : Malayalam film megastar Mammootty is making his debut in the Kannada film industry with the bilingual movie 'Shikari'. 21-year-old Punjabi girl Poonam Bajwa is also joining him in this movie. Read Full Story

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Shooting For 'Tournament- Play and Replay' Starts At Kochi
October 14, 2010 : Filmmaker Lal has started calling the shots for his next youth based project titled 'Tournament- Play and Replay'. The shooting of the movie has started at Kochi. Read Full Story

Kamal Haasan To Be Felicitated By AMMA
October 14, 2010 : Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) is going to honor superstar Kamal Haasan and it is likely to happen in next six months. Read Full Story

Shooting For Mathilukalkkappuram To Start By November
October 13, 2010 : Malayalam film megastar, Mammootty, will start shooting for his next project Mathilukalkkappuram, by the end of this November. Nayantara will play the female lead in this movie. Read Full Story

Lal Signs Fazil's Son Shanu, Plays Tribute To The Filmmaker
October 12, 2010 : Mollywood director Lal is paying his tribute to veteran filmmaker Fazil by signing on his son Fahad Fazil (Shanu) in the lead role of his next project 'Tournament'. Read Full Story

Mohanlal And Kamal Haasan To Work Together
October 12, 2010 : Mollywood must be ready to welcome a big film in the coming days, as Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is reportedly going to do a join venture with another superstar Kamal Haasan. The project will be directed by Kamal Haasan. Read Full Story

Mammootty To Star In Shaji Kailash's 'August 15'
October 11, 2010 : Director Shaji Kailash, who is making a sequel of director Sibi Malayil's 1988 movie 'August 1', is scheduled to start shooting for the movie by this week end. Read Full Story

Dileep To Do A New Movie 'Marykkundoru Kunjadu'
October 11, 2010 : Malayalam actor Dileep has signed a new movie tentatively titled Marykkundoru Kunjadu, in which he will play a very innocent guy and, thus, will be nicknamed as 'Kunjadu' by the villagers. Read Full Story

Shruthi Haasan Says No To Malayalam Film
October 9, 2010 : A recent report suggested that Shruthi Haasan may make her debut in Malayalam films. However, the 24- year-old actress has denied the reports, saying that, she has no such plans as of now. Read Full Story

Shooting Complete, 'Best Actor' Eyes A November Release
October 8, 2010 : Malayalam film megastar Mammootty starrer film 'Best Actor' completed shooting last week. Mammootty will be seen in two different get ups in this film. Read Full Story

Shruthi May Debut In Mollywood
October 8, 2010 : Superstar Kamal Haasan's talented daughter Shruthi Haasan may soon enter Mollywood like her father. The actress has already showcased her singing, dancing and acting skills in her debut Bollywood movie Luck, which released in 2009. Read Full Story

Shooting For Casanova Starts In Dubai
October 7, 2010 : Malayalam film megastar Mohanlal starrer movie Casanova has finally started shooting in Dubai after a series of postponements. Read Full Story

Mukesh To Turn Communist With Priyappetta Nattukare
September 30, 2010 : Veteran Malayalam actor Mukesh is going to play the role of a hardcore communist in his upcoming movie titled Priyappetta Nattukare. It will be his first film, where the actor will work as a Communist leader. Read Full Story

Shikaar Is Final Winner In Ramzan Race!
September 29, 2010 : Mollywood had three big releases during the Ramzan month but the ultimate winner in this race has turned out to be superstar Mohanlal's Shikaar. The two other Malayalam movies released during the period were Vande Mathram and Elsamma Enna Aankutty. Read Full Story

Pranchiyettan And The Saint Turns Out A Safe Hit
September 29, 2010 : Malayalam film megastar Mammootty' recent release Pranchiyettan and the Saint has turned out to be a safe hit of the season. Mammootty's distribution house Playhouse has done a safe job with the movie. Read Full Story

The Metro To Start Rolling By This October
September 29, 2010 : The Grand productions of Malayalam movie star Dileep is going to start work on their next film titled The Metro by this October. It has earlier given the hit films like Malarvadi Arts Club and Twenty:20. Read Full Story

Malayalam Script Writer Madhu Muttam Is Back With New Project
September 27, 2010 : Malayalam film script writer Madhu Muttam, who is famous for writing the script of the 1993 psychological thriller movie Manichitrathazu, is back with a new project in Mollywood. Read Full Story

Lal Signs Roopa Manjari For Tournament
September 27, 2010 : Director Lal has signed Tamil actress Roopa Manjari in the lead role of his next Malayalam film titled Tournament, which is a youth based project. Read Full Story

Mammootty To Work With Ranjith Again!
Malayalam film megastar Mammootty has again joined hands with the reputed director and screenwriter Ranjith for his next movie. Read Full Story

Vinayan Speaks About Ego Issues Of Mammootty
Renowned Malayalam director Vinayan, who has been known for his sharp tongue, has opened his mouth against the Mollywood superstar Mammootty again. Read Full Story

Producer Rueben Gomez Blames Vinayan For All Loss!
September 24, 2010 : Malayalam film director Vinayan, who is in the news for speaking against almost all the celebrities in Mollywood, is now getting it back. Read Full Story

Majid Gulistan Likely To File Plea Against Jury Decision!
September 24, 2010 : Malayalam film director Majid Gulistan is thinking to take legal action against the decision of juries of National Award. Read Full Story

Mammootty Allots Date To Shaji For Xmas Release
September 23, 2010: Malayalam film megastar Mammootty has allotted dates to director Shaji for his next movie, which is aimed to release during Christmas this year. Read Full Story

Casanova To Start Shooting From September 27
September 23, 2010 : Mohanlal starrer upcoming Malayalam movie Casanova is finally going on floors from September 27. The film has been in the headlines starting from its grand launch. It has undergone multiple changes in the shooting schedule and the lead actors. Read Full Story

Orkut Ouru Ormakoot Casts Star Kids
September 22, 2010 : The upcoming Malayalam movie Orkut, Ouru Ormakoot, which has performed 'pooja' in last week at Avenue centre Kochi, is casting the kids of many veteran stars. Read Full Story

Musician KJ Yesudas Honored With Sree Chithira Thirunal Award
September 22, 2010 : Veteran playback singer and Indian classical musician KJ Yesudas has been chosen for the prestigious Sree Chithira Thirunal Award for 2010. The fifth edition of this award will be given to this legendary singer for his extraordinary contribution to the Malayalam music world. Read Full Story

Fans Disappointed With Sneha!
September 22, 2010 : South Indian actress Sneha, who had two releases this month, has disappointed her fans. One of her latest releases was bilingual movie Vandae Maatharam, which starred Malayalam megastar Mammootty and the other is Shikkar with another superstar of Mollywood Mohanlal. Read Full Story

Raguman Turns Superstar In Traffic
September 20, 2010 : Malayalam actor Raguman, who became a style icon during his teens with the entire Generation 'Y' following him, is going to a superstar in his upcoming movie Traffic. Read Full Story

Cocktail's TV Rights Sold For One Crore
September 20, 2010 : Debutant director Arun Kumar's Malayalam movie Cocktail has earned around one crore for its satellite rights even before the release of the movie. Arun Kumar has been a regular editor of filmmaker Priyadarshan's movies. Read Full Story

Mammootty's Doubles' To Start Shooting This November
September 18, 2010 : Debutant director Sohan Seenulal's upcoming Malayalam movie 'Doubles' starring megastar Mohanlal is going to start shooting by November 15 at Pondicherry. Read Full Story

Football Friends To Cast 11 Fresh Heroes
September 18, 2010 : Mollywood is gearing up for a sports movie titled 'Football Fiends'. Veteran script writer Dennis Joseph, who penned down the scripts for the movies like 'Nirakkoottu', 'New Delhi' and 'Manu Uncle', has written the script for this movie as well. Read Full Story

Renjith Tries To Offer Something Different With Pranchiyettan
September 17, 2010 : Megastar Mammootty starrer Malayalam movie Pranchiyettan and the Saint has received reviews following its Ramzan release last week. The rare kind of story telling of the film has been appreciated by the audience and the critics. Read Full Story

'Kutty Srank' Bags Best Film In National Awards
September 17, 2010 : Director Shaji N Karun's Malayalam movie Kutty Srank has won the National Award for 'Best Film', which was announced on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Jagathy Is Production Boy In Oru Nunakkadha!
September 16, 2010 : Veteran Malayalam actor Jagathy, who has acted in more than 1000 Malayalam films in different roles, is going to play a production boy in his latest film Oru Nunakkadha. Read Full Story

Bala Signed To Play Lead In Vendum Kannur
September 15, 2010 : Young actor Bala has been signed to play the lead role in director Haridas Keshavan's upcoming Malayalam film, titled Vendum Kannur. A newcomer named Feroz will also be playing one of the lead roles. Read Full Story

Jayasuriya Signs Evening Batch
September 15, 2010 : Malayalam film actor Jayasuriya has been signed to play the central character 'David'' in debutant director Boban Samuel's upcoming movie, Evening Batch. Samuel has earlier directed successful television serials like 'Alphonsamma'. Read Full Story


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