Kerala actress Manju Warrier, crew safe in Himachal
Manali, Aug 21 : Top Kerala actress Manju Warrier and a 25-member crew of Malayalam film "Kyttem", who were stuck in high mountains of Himachal Pradesh following heavy rain and landslides, are safe and likely to be evacuated later in the day, officials said on Wednesday.
Family misses absence of late cameraman who bagged national award
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 : It was an award that never actually came for seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, M.J. Radhakrishnan. When the national film awards were announced on Friday, his name figured, but he is no longer around to hear the news.
Kerala's 'film family' celebrates Keerthy's national award
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 : Suresh Kumar, Maneka and Keerthy Suresh, often referred to as Kerala's complete film family, were in celebration mood after Keerthy Suresh bagged the best actress national award for her role in the bilingual film 'Mahanati'.
Kerala film director escapes from kidnappers
Thrissur Aug 8 : Kerala film director Nishad Hassan, who was kidnapped by three mask-wearing unidentified people, has escaped from captivity and was presently undergoing medical treatment near here, police said on Thursday.
Game again for arc lights, but it's got to be different: Thespian Madhu (Where Are They Now?)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : He has featured in over 400 Malayalam films, as also in the Big B debut "Saat Hinudstani", and was the first actor to open his own production studio, turned down a film that has become the biggest grosser of 2019 and now leads a leisurely life in his over five-decade-old cottage. As he prepares to enter his 86th-year, thespian Madhu says he is willing to give it another shot - but it's got to be different.
Arbaaz Khan to make Malayalam debut in Mohanlal film
Mumbai, July 16 : Arbaaz Khan is now looking at Malayalam cinema for interesting roles. The actor is all set to make his Malayalam debut with "Big Brother", alongside the iconic Mohanlal. He will start shooting for the film at the end of July.
Dulquer Salmaan is 25 films old
Mumbai, July 15 : Malayalam star Dulquer Salmaan, who has worked in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films as well, says his upcoming Tamil romance, "Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal", is his 25th film and that makes it special.
Filmmaker Radhakrishnan passes away
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 : Seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, M.J. Radhakrishnan passed away Friday evening at a private hospital here, said industry sources.
Changes to by-laws in Malayalam actors body might take more time
Kochi, June 30 : The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA), which met here on Sunday to discuss amending its by-laws to give women members a bigger role in its functioning, decided to take more time to come out with proper changes to benefit the organization.
Priya Prakash Varrier turns singer for 'Finals'
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 : Actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who became an overnight sensation last year after a "wink scene", has lent her voice to a song for the upcoming Malayalam film "Finals".
Women may get more posts in AMMA
Kochi, June 25 : The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) will ensure women get increased representation in its decision making, ending the male hegemony that was prevalent at the body, said an official and a top actor.
Stardom is imposed on you: Mammootty ( Interview)
Kochi, June 25 : Mammootty neither takes the tag of "superstar" seriously, nor does he take it for granted. The megastar, who at 67 is set to feature in a mega-budget Malayalam period drama, feels stardom is imposed, and not acquired by anyone.
S.P. Balasubrahmanyan sings for Malayalam music album
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 : Legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyan, 72, has sung for a Malayalam music album after a decade. The album titled "Pranyathen Mazhayaayi", based on the theme of love, was released here on Saturday.
Actor Jagadish gets ready to turn director
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 : After a career spanning 35 years and over 400 films, ace comedian and character artiste Jagadish says he is now "mentally ready" to direct a film for the first time.
Malayalam superstar Dileep gets relief in assault case
New Delhi, May 3 : The Supreme Court on Friday stayed trial against Malayalam actor Dileep, an accused in the assault on an actress, till his plea in the top court about access to visuals of the assault captured by the key accused Pulsar Suni is decided.
Kerala actress unsure on move against sexual innuendo
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 : Popular Malayalam actress Sajitha Madathil is contemplating on what needs to be done next, after the unpleasant experience she had to face at the hands of a Tamil film industry professional.
When Mammootty started mobile trend on film set
Thiruvananthapuram, April 8 : Almost a quarter of a century, when a mobile phone was one of the biggest luxury, a veteran director recalls how Mammootty's mobile phone created a flutter on his set.
Producers up in arms against Kerala director
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 : The Kerala Producers Association on Monday met state police chief Loknath Behra with a request to speed up the probe against popular Malayalam film director Roshan Andrews for allegedly roughing up producer Allwyn Antony.
Legendary filmmaker G. Aravindan's photo collection comes to NFAI
Pune, March 1 : In a major acquisition, a trove of photographs and other materials from the private collection of legendary seven-time National Award winner filmmaker, the late Govindan Aravindan, has become a part of the National Film Archives of India (NFAI), an official said here on Friday.
Actor Jagathy faces the arclights after seven years
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 28 : Ace comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, who has been inactive in the film world following a life-altering accident, faced the arclights on Thursday after a gap of seven years -- but for an ad film.
Resul Pookutty turns director
New Delhi, Feb 14 : Oscar-winning sound artiste Resul Pookutty says his directorial debut is ready to go on floors. The films will be in Hindi.
Wink girl Priya Prakash Varrier trolled over 'lip-lock'
New Delhi, Feb 8 : Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who became an overnight sensation last year over a "wink scene" from the film 'Oru Adaar Love' created quite a buzz on social media on Friday with a kissing scene going viral from the same movie.
Ailing Malayalam actor Sreenivasan off ventilator
Kochi, Jan 31 : Ailing Malayalam film actor Sreenivasan, who was on Wednesday admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital here following complaints of breathlessness, was on Thursday taken off the ventilator.
Malayalam actor-director Sreenivasan hospitalised
Kochi, Jan 31 : Ace Malayalam film personality Sreenivasan was on Wednesday admitted to the intensive care of a private hospital following complaints of breathlessness, said the hospital authorities.
Kader Khan, Mohanlal, Prabhudheva named for Padma honours
New Delhi, Jan 25 : The late Bollywood actor, Kader Khan, has been named for the Padma Shri honour by the government, which will also confer the fourth-highest civilian honour on film celebrities like Prabhudheva and Manoj Bajpayee. Malayalam star Mohanlal will get the Padma Bhushan.
Kerala's one film wonder Ajayan dead
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 : Ajayan, who shot into fame with the only film that he directed "Perunthachen" (master carpenter), died here on Thursday, said his colleague and veteran character actor Nedumudi Venu.