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5 years after accident, comedian Jagathy ​Sreekumar holds on to hope, memories

5 years after accident, comedian Jagathy ​Sreekumar holds on to hope, memories

Ace comedian and hugely popular Malayalam actor Jagathy Sreekumar, 66, who has been confined to a wheelchair for the past five years following an accident, is still hoping against hope that he would one day return to stand before arclights.

Rapper Sofia Ashraf excited about Tamil, Malayalam films

Rapper Sofia Ashraf excited about Tamil, Malayalam films

Rapper Sofia Ashraf says she is more excited about working in the Tamil and Malayalam film industries than in Bollywood. Ashraf picks up social issues to rap about. She shot to fame with her video "Kodaikanal Won't" in 2015, which brought to light adverse effects of industrial pollution.

350 theatres in Kerala to down shutters from Thursday

350 theatres in Kerala to down shutters from Thursday

As many as 350 theatres in Kerala will down shutters indefinitely from Thursday following an ongoing tiff between the Kerala Film Exhibitors' Federation and the distributors and producers over sharing of collections.

Prithviraj to direct Mohanlal in debut venture 'Lucifer'

Prithviraj to direct Mohanlal in debut venture 'Lucifer'

Prithviraj, son of noted Malayalam actor, late Sukumaran, made his acting debut in 2002 in ‘Nandanam’, and has over 80 films to his credit, including ‘Celluloid’ and ‘Ennu Ninte Moideen’.

K.G. George bags J.C.Daniel Award

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.

Chennai singer Shan Johnson passes away

Singer Shan Johnson, daughter of renowned music director Johnson Master, passes away at 29.

Kerala film academy to promote movie fests abroad

Kerala film academy to promote movie fests abroad

 With the aim of spreading the legacy of Malayalam films across the globe, the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy is extending support for organising film festivals in different world countries.

Top film award presented to MT Vasudevan Nair

Top film award presented to MT Vasudevan Nair

 Eminent Malayalam writer and film personality M T Vasudevan Nair was today conferred the Kerala Government's prestigious J C Daniel Award for Cinema.

Vidya Balan looks forward to Malayalam, Bengali films

Viday Balan often gets interesting scripts from southern filmmakers but has not been able to do them due to lack of planning on the filmmakers` part.

Malayalam new generation films failing to click?

What is the so-called new generation cinema in Malayalam all about?

We don`t depict communities in bad light: Malayalam filmmakers

Malayalam filmmakers say stereotyping may be possible, but clarify that they do not depict any community in a bad light intentionally as alleged by T. Peter.

Malayalam film industry makes an impressive turn around

Malayalam film industry made a turnaround in 2012 with an annual investment of about Rs 350 crore and release of 128 movies in contrast to sequential flops and losses that crippled the industry in the last few years.

Cinema theatres in Kerala to down shutters tomorrow

Cinema theatres in Kerala will down shutters tomorrow as part of a token strike to protest against the increased power tariff.

`Urumi` wins best film at Madrid film fest

Malayalam film ‘Urmi’ won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy for the same movie.

Film man Kannur Bharathan passes away

Kannur Bharathan, who had worked
as film Assistant Director, in a few films directed by
renowned Directors including K G George and John Abraham, has
passed away after a brief illness.

Malayalam filmdom failed to script success

The waning charisma of superstars, a drought at the Box Office and dearth of new faces...it was another bad year for the Malayalam film industry.

Special passion to work in Malayalam films: Jaya Prada

Jaya Prada says she has starred in movies in various languages but it was her "passion" which made her work in Malayalam films, which give importance to classical works.

I`m like a hard working farmer: Mammootty

Malayalam superstar Mammootty compares himself to a `hard working farmer`.