malayalam film

As Kerala celebrates Onam, actor Thilakan battles for life


August 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) While Kerala celebrates its harvest festival Onam, veteran actor Thilakan battles for life.Thilakan has been put on ventilator for the past few days, following multiple organ ... Read more...

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Big B in awe of Southern superstars’ humility


July 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan teamed up with southern superstars like Prabhu, Nagarjuna and Shiva for an advertising campaign for a jewellery brand and says he is ... Read more...

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Kerala court drama features divorced star couple


July 6th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 6 (IANS) It was not a scene out of a Malayalam film but real life drama as divorced star couple Manoj K. Jayan and actress Urvasi Friday came ... Read more...

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I failed in my first attempt, not my father: Malayalam actor Fahad


May 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 6 (IANS) Fahad Fazil, the latest heartthrob in the Malayalam film industry, has played down his disastrous debut despite being launched by his illustrious father Fazil in ... Read more...

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Kerala film industry’s biggest showman Navodaya Appachan dies


April 24th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Navodaya Appachan, known as the biggest showman of the Malayalam film industry, died at a private hospital here Monday night after battling cancer for a long ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for fifth edition of Mammootty film


April 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the fifth edition of the blockbuster Mammootty film "Oru CBI Dairy kurippu", a rarity in the Malayalam film industry, according to ... Read more...

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Bollywood for newcomers, says Mohanlal


April 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) A lot of southern Indian actors may be making their way to Bollywood but veteran actor Mohanlal is happy doing Hindi films only once in ... Read more...

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Southern film industry can wait: Asin Thottumkal


March 20th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Asin Thottumkal is in no mood to return to southern movies - at least, not right now. The actress is comfortable in Bollywood and ... Read more...

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Malayalam films fail to impress at National Awards; Malayalees do


March 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Malayalam films drew a virtual blank at the 59th National Film Awards annoucned Wednesday in the capital, but Malayalees Vidya Balan, K.B. Suveeran and Mallika ... Read more...

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Antony’s son’s film shooting to begin in August


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Ajith Antony, son of Defence Minister A.K. Antony, has decided to try his luck in showbiz and his debut film "Oberoi" will go on the floors ... Read more...

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Padma award has come at the right time: Priyadarsan


January 25th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Acclaimed film director Priyadarsan Wednesday said he was elated on hearing that he has been awarded Padma Shri, and added that the honour has "come at ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor denies his film mocks superstar Mohanlal


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Malayalam actor-cum-script writer Sreenivasan has refuted media reports that his latest film "Padmasree Bharath Dr Saroj Kumar" shows superstar Mohanlal in poor light.Sreenivasan plays the lead ... Read more...

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In Sabarimala, a season of crowds, snakes and pickpockets


January 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Jan 9 (IANS) Last year, this place suffered a terrible tragedy when 102 people died in a stampede. But pilgrims are still thronging the Sabarimala temple, the revered Hindu ... Read more...

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Salman, SRK named most profitable actors


January 7th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have been named the most profitable actors of the Hindi film industry in India and abroad respectively by ETC ... Read more...

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Celebrity Cricket League unites Indian film industry: Sohail (With Images)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Sohail Khan is upbeat about the second season of Celebrity Cricket League and says it is a platform which helps reunite the entire Indian film ... Read more...

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Malayalam filmdom failed to script succes (2011 In Retrospect)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) 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.Despite several ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan open to doing Southern movies


December 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan says she won't mind working in southern language movies if she comes across a good script."If I get a good script, ... Read more...

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Columbian film ‘Porfirio’ wins Golden Peacock at IFFI


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Colombian director Alejendro Landes' "Porfirio" won the prestigious Golden Peacock award at the 42nd International Film Festival of India, which concluded here Saturday.The director of "Porfirio", ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar protests reach IFFI campus


November 29th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Protests over the contentious Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki, Kerala, echoed at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), as film personalities and journalists from Kerala ... Read more...

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Malayalam movie industry in throes of crisis


November 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Constant tiffs among film organisations and escalating costs have led to a crisis in the Malayalam movie industry, known for classics like "Perumthachan" and "Ajayan" and ... Read more...

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Exit Kochi Tuskers, enter Mohanlal’s Kerala Strikers


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) The Kochi Tuskers IPL franchise may have been terminated, but Kerala cricket buffs can now await the entry of T20 team Kerala Strikers in the Celebrity ... Read more...

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I’m training camera on social causes: Priyadarshan (Interview)


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) Social causes top filmmaker Priyadarshan's priority list and his next three movie projects -- "Kanchivaram" part two, a movie on HIV-AIDS and a film about girl ... Read more...

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Mammootty vows to boycott liquor in films


September 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty has produced a documentary asking people to shun liquor, and said he too would do so -- on the screen. Mammotty's 40-second film with ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan’s ‘Urumi’ for Busan film fest


September 11th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Master filmmaker Santosh Sivan's "Urumi" has been selected for screening at the Busan International Film Festival starting Oct 6.Speaking to IANS, Sivan said that he is ... Read more...

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Salman Khan: star on ascendant, never mind the film


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) His biggest fans admit he isn't the greatest actor and say his films aren't really quality cinema. But Salman Khan is unstoppable, spinning box-office ... Read more...

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Record opening day collection for ‘Bodyguard’


September 1st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The festival of Eid has once again proved to be lucky for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan whose new release "Bodyguard" has earned a record ... Read more...

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Advance booking for ‘Bodyguard’ points to grand opening


August 30th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Though Salman Khan won't be in India for the release of his much talked about "Bodyguard", his charm seems to have cast a spell ... Read more...

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Uday Chopra keen on Hollywood! (Movie Snippets)


August 29th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The bright lights of Hollywood beckon Uday Chopra. And no, it's not work but the "perpetual party mode" at Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles ... Read more...

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Will Salman strike gold again with ‘Bodyguard’? (IANS Preview)


August 29th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) After playing a fearless cop in "Dabangg" and a romantic in "Ready", superstar Salman Khan is back this Eid with more action and drama ... Read more...

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Bollywood is creatively satisfying: ‘Bodyguard’ director (Interview)


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) After spending more than two decades in the southern film industry, director Siddique has entered Bollywood with "Bodyguard" and says that he finds the ... Read more...

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Follow the parent - star kids shine in Malayalam cinema


August 27th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) Do as daddy and mummy do... it's been the easy way out for many in various disciplines. And also in the Malayalam film industry that has ... Read more...

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Mohanlal set for 300th film


August 7th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, in the news lately over the Income Tax department raids on his house and office, completes 300 films in a career of over ... Read more...

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Internet prints pinch Malayalam film makers


August 4th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) Already faced with dwindling attendance in cinema halls across the state, Malayalam film makers appear shaken as the two latest releases are available for download ... Read more...

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Not Katrina or Karisma, it’s Kareena’s voiceover in ‘Bodyguard’!


August 4th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Unlike most films where male actors with a baritone lend their voice for some special scenes, Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has given the voiceover ... Read more...

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Kerala to get modern technical film institute


July 29th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Priyadarshan, the new chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, said Friday the state will have a modern technical film institute within four months.The filmmaker ... Read more...

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