'Premam' row: Makers asked to appear before Anti Piracy cell

The Anti-Piracy cell here today summoned hit Malayalam film "Premam" producer Anwar Rasheed and director Alphonse Puthren in connection with the controversy over the issue of piracy of the movie.

Kerala superstar Suresh Gopi shooed away by NSS

 Malayalam film superstar Suresh Gopi was on Saturday asked to leave a venue where a meeting of the Nair Service Society (NSS), a powerful social group, was being held here, about 130 km from the capital city.

Hindi, 3 Indian languages find place in Dubai driving tests

 Four Indian languages including Hindi can be chosen while appearing for driving tests here in the UAE from September.

Singer Ayiroor Sadasivan dies in road accident

Playback singer and music director Ayiroor Sadasivan, who has given many hit songs in Malayalam, was today killed in a road accident at Manakkachirayil on the Alappuzha-Changanassery road.

Keralites stranded in Yemen seek help

A group of stranded Keralites in strife-torn Yemen has desperately sought help from Indian authorities for their evacuation from that country.

Keralites stranded in Yemen seek help

A group of stranded Keralites in strife-torn Yemen has desperately sought help from Indian authorities for their evacuation from that country.

Lakshmy Devy turns screenplay writer for next

 Actress Lakshmy Devy has penned the screenplay of upcoming Tamil comedy "Masala Padam" at the behest of the film's director-cinematographer Lakshman Kumar, and producer Vijay.

Amitabh to speak Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam for ad
Amitabh to speak Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam for ad

Film icon Amitabh Bachchan, who is known for his effortless chaste Hindi and eloquent English, will be seen speaking in three southern languages for an advertisement, featuring younger southern stars.

Classical language status to Oriya, Malayalam challenged in Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the Centre and governments of Odisha and Kerala on a PIL challenging the grant of classical language status to Oriya and Malayalam languages.

Malayalam film shot in Qatar to release soon

National Award-winning Malayalam filmmaker T. Rajeevnath says his next directorial “Rasam”, which was shot in Qatar, is set for Jan 23 release.

Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram dies

Malayalam filmmaker Madhu Kaithapram, who won the National award for his much-acclaimed debut venture 'Ekantham', died at a private hospital here due to diabetes related complication.

As pilgrims throng, collections go up in Sabarimala temple

As the festival season at Kerala's Sabarimala temple crossed the halfway mark, the total collections have gone up by Rs 14 crore to Rs 141 crore as compared to the peak festival season last year, according to temple authorities.

Malayalam film actor N.L. Balakrishnan dead

 Popular Malayalam film actor N.L. Balakrishnan died late Thursday night, said family sources.

Google adds South Indian language Malayalam to translation tool
Google adds South Indian language Malayalam to translation tool

Google has added support for ten new languages, including Malayalam- a South Indian language, to its translation tool.

A post office which delivers mail to God

It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God.

Rahul Nambiar writes, sings and acts in latest single

  Playback singer Rahul Nambiar has written, composed, crooned and acted in his latest single titled "Trash", which has been made into Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi.

Jyothika's comeback film goes on floors
Jyothika's comeback film goes on floors

Actress Jyothika's yet-untitled Tamil film, which is the official remake of Malayalam hit "How Old Are You", went on floors here Monday. She's making a comeback to acting after a gap of seven years.

Congress slams BJP over controversial RSS piece, asks Modi to clarify

Congress on Saturday slammed RSS and BJP for their alleged "distasteful, malicious distortion of history" and demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over an article in an RSS mouthpiece which suggests that Nathuram Godse should have targeted Jawaharlal Nehru instead of Mahatma Gandhi.

RSS distances from controversial article on Godse

RSS on Saturday dissociated itself from a controversial article published in its Malayalam mouthpiece that Nathuram Godse should have targeted Jawaharlal Nehru instead of Mahatma Gandhi as he was responsible for Partition, a view that came under attack from political parties.

Benny Dayal, Shaan promote regional music

Singers Shaan, Benny Dayal and Sreeram Chandra are promoting music in Bengali, Malayalam and Telugu respectively as part of the third edition of Kingfisher Strong Backstage.