malayalam films

Malayalam actor Prithviraj gets 6-pack abs for ‘Aiyya’


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) South Indian actor Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to mark his debut in Bollywood. But that will not be the only fresh experience for this actor, ... Read more...

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Superstar Mohanlal booked for possessing elephant tusk


June 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) Eleven months after Income-Tax department officials searched superstar Mohanlal's houses here, a case has been registered against him for keeping an elephant tusk at his home, ... Read more...

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Veteran director K.S.R. Doss dead


June 9th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) Well-known south Indian filmmaker-editor K.S.R. Doss, credited with successful movies in all southern languages, died in Chennai Friday evening. He was 75.He died at the ... Read more...

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‘Paa’ child artist Taruni Sachdev cremated


May 17th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The last rites of child artist Taruni Sachdev, who died in a plane crash in Nepal, were performed here Wednesday evening.Her body was brought to ... Read more...

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Ace comedian Jagathy shifted to Vellore hospital


April 12th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 12 (IANS) Malayalam comic actor Jagathy Sreekumar, seriously injured in a road accident last month, was Thursday shifted to a Vellore hospital.The 62-year-old, who was being treated ... Read more...

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Veteran Malayalam scriptwriter T. Damodaran dead


March 28th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, March 28 (IANS) T. Damodaran, known for scripting successful films like "Angaadi", "Ee Nadu" and "Avanazhi", died Wednesday at his residence here, according to family sources. He was 77.He ... Read more...

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Malayalam thespian Jose Prakash dead


March 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 24 (IANS) The grand old man of Malayalam films Jose Prakash passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here, family sources said.Thespian Prakash, 86, will be remembered ... Read more...

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Jagathy recovering well post surgery


March 14th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 14 (IANS) Malayalam comic actor Jagathy Sreekumar was recovering well after he underwent surgery lasting more than seven hours to fix his injured hip, thighs and shoulder ... Read more...

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Comedian Jagathy Sreekumar to undergo surgery


March 13th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) March 13 (IANS) Malayalam comic actor Jagathy Sreekumar, who is currently on ventilator, will undergo surgery to correct the broken bones on his thighs and hands, doctors treating ... Read more...

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Injured Malayalam comedian’s health improves


March 11th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) March 11 (IANS) The condition of Malayalam film comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, grievously injured in a road accident Saturday, has shown slight improvement though he continues to be on ... Read more...

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Next 48 hours crucial for injured Malayalam comedian (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Doctors attending on Malayalam film comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, who was seriously hurt in a road accident in the wee hours of Saturday, have said the ... Read more...

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Malayalam film comedian seriously injured


March 10th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, a veteran of over 1,000 Malayalam films, was seriously hurt in a road accident in the wee hours of Saturday and has ... 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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Showbiz beckons children of politicos


February 21st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Politics could be a predictable career option for the progeny of politicians, but showbiz seems to be the new choice. Defence Minister A.K. Antony's ... Read more...

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Popular Kerala singer detained, freed by Saudi police


February 11th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) Popular Malayalam singer K.G.Markose was first detained and then released by Saudi Islamic police Saturday while on a tour of Saudi Arabia to hold a stage ... Read more...

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Mamta Mohandas weds family friend


December 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Dec 28 (IANS) Malayalam actress Mamta Mohandas Wednesday got married to her family friend and Bahrain-based businessman Prajith Padmanabhan.The marriage was held at a hotel here and was ... Read more...

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Ecelectic mix and new cinema tech on show at IFFI


November 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Every year IFFI strives to be different and succeeds. This year too, from movie buffs to filmmakers to students, everyone is lapping up the variety ... Read more...

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‘I want to do a film on Netaji’


November 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Tamil film actor Sharath Kumar wants to produce and direct a film based on the life of noted freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose."I think Netaji's ... Read more...

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Novelist Kakkanadan is dead


October 19th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) Novelist George Varghese Kakkanadan - popularly known as Kakkanadan - died here Wednesday morning, according to family sources. He was 76.Kakkanadan was battling cancer for ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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Movie a sought after career, educated entering filmdom: Priyadarshan


September 27th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) There was a time when "Bollywood Dreams" used to meet with objection, raised eyebrows and worried faces - not any more, says filmmaker Priyadarshan and adds that ... Read more...

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Regional over Bollywood at 58th National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Bollywood remained low-key as southern movies took away the lion's share of awards at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony, where singers like Rekha ... Read more...

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Malayalam music maestro Johnson no more


August 19th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Aug 19 (IANS) Master music composer of Malayalam cinema Johnson has died of a heart attack at Chennai, family sources said Friday. He was 58.He died late Thursday ... Read more...

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Mohanlal should be stripped of honorary Lt. Colonel rank: Azhikode


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thrisur (Kerala) July 22 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode feels that Mohanlal should be stripped of the honorary Lt.Colonel rank following the ongoing Income Tax (IT) raid at ... Read more...

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‘My film will ease Indo-Pak relations’


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) June 22 (IANS) Noted poet and musician Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri says his debut Malayalam movie "Mazhavillinnattamvare", starring cricketer S. Sreesanth, will soothe India-Pakistan relations."The passion for cricket transcends ... Read more...

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Thilakan returns to commercial Malayalam films


June 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pandalam (Kerala), June 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Thilakan, who was ousted from the regional actors' association for indiscipline last year, is all set to return to mainstream Malayalam cinema ... Read more...

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Movie buffs eagerly await ‘Rathinirvedam’ remake


June 5th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) Movie buffs across Kerala are eagerly awaiting the release of the remake of yesteryears Malayalam classic "Rathinirvedam" with an all-new star cast but with the very ... Read more...

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Absence of Malayalees in jury helped us win awards: Malayalam filmmakers


May 19th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Malayalam films Thursday won six national awards including for best feature film, best actor and best music director. Actor Dileep and director Biju feel that it ... Read more...

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‘Adaminde…’ ignored at home, big at National Awards: Salim (Lead, correcting name in intro)


May 19th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Salim Kumar, who was named for the best actor National Award Thursday for Malayalam film "Adaminde Makan Abu", expressed his joy at the honour but lamented ... Read more...

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Tamil, Malayalam movies sweep top national awards (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Southern movies won the top honours at the 58th National Film Awards announced Thursday. While Tamil movie "Aadukalam" was named in six top categories, ... Read more...

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‘Adaminde…’ ignored at home, big at National Awards: Salim


May 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Salim Khan, who was named for the best actor National Award Thursday for Malayalam film "Adaminde Makan Abu", expressed his joy at the honour but lamented ... Read more...

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Prithviraj eyes five-decade acting career


May 17th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Prithviraj forayed into showbiz nine years ago and the Malayalam actor says he wishes to complete five decades in the industry."For a person like me, who ... Read more...

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‘Urumi’ a Malayalam production speaking different languages: Sivan


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Cinematographer-cum-director Santosh Sivan's historical epic "Urumi" opened to rave reviews and he says in the next two months, the film will be released in other ... Read more...

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Ace comedian Jagadish to campaign for UDF in Kerala


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) Ace Malayalam comedian and character artiste Jagadish will campaign for the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) candidates in the April 13 assembly polls in Kerala.Jagadish told ... Read more...

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Remya Nambeesan Having Great Time Both In Kollywood And Mollywood!


January 8th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
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 ... Read more...

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