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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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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Sanjeev Sivan’s next on couple’s fight for dead son’s semen


July 6th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) You may have heard people fighting legal battles for property or family rights, but have you ever heard of a couple fighting a case to get ... 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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Mammootty in promo for Mohanlal’s new film?


May 30th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) They were on-screen rivals for long, but now off-screen it appears they have buried the hatchet as a promo of Mohanlal's newest film "Spirits" will feature ... 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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‘Shikari’ - good attempt, despite flaws (Kannada Film Review)


April 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Shikari; Cast: Mammootty, Poonam Bajwa, Adithya, Mohan, Innocent, Neenasam Achyutha, Sharathi Lohithashwa, Sathish, Neenasam Aswath, Mathew, Sihi Kahi Chandru, and others; Producer: K. Manju; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Abhaya Simha; Cinematographer: Vikram Shrivastava; ... 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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Dad’s goodwill gave me a head start: Mammootty’s son


February 5th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) "Second Show", the debut film of Mammootty's son Dulquar Salman, has hit the theatres and the newcomer says his father's goodwill has given him a head ... 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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Mammootty takes a break to prepare for son’s marriage


December 14th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 14 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty is very busy -- but not with movies. He has taken a break from acting to make preparations for the marriage of his ... 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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Kairali TV to expand into Middle East


September 29th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-backed Kairali TV Thursday said it will launch a new channel in the Middle East.The channel's chairman, superstar Mammootty, made the announcement ... Read more...

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Mammootty’s charity to sponsors 250 more heart patients


September 27th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Mammootty is not only a superb actor, he is also into charitable activities and the latest is that he will sponsor another 250 heart patients by ... 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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Muslims in Kerala celebrate Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday with prayers and gaiety, the festivities most pronounced in Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargode districts.Muslims account for 24 percent of ... 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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Mammootty, Mohanlal together have Rs.30 crore undisclosed income


August 12th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Kochi Income Tax (IT) office, which raided the homes and offices of Malayalam superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal and their close associates last month, have found ... Read more...

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Mammootty back to films, plans son’s marriage


August 5th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 5 (IANS) Southern superstar Mammootty says the media had a field day when tax men were raiding his premises, but now he is back to shooting for films. ... Read more...

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IT team arrives at Mohanlal’s Kochi home


July 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) IT sleuths Tuesday arrived at Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's home here for the second time as part of their investigation into reports that he has amassed wealth ... Read more...

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Malayalam superstar Dileep attends tax department bash


July 25th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Even as two of his fellow superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal are under the scrutiny of Income Tax (I-T) sleuths, Malayalam superstar Dileep attended the tax department's ... Read more...

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IT raids could hold more blows for Mammootty, Mohanlal


July 24th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 24 (IANS) The IT raids on Malayalam filmdom's two reigning superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal could deal a blow to the former's Rajya Sabha hopes and cast a shadow ... Read more...

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Malayalam superstars feel heat of IT raids


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 23 (IANS) Superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal reigned supreme when they played sophisticated conmen or upright bureaucrats in reel life, but in real life they have begun to feel ... Read more...

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IT raids on superstars Mammootty, Mohanlal on (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Raids were conducted by Income Tax officials on two of India's biggest filmstars, Mammootty and Mohanlal, and their business associates across four southern cities Friday, and ... Read more...

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Film star-turned-minister bats for Mohanlal


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Film star-turned-Kerala minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar, who is also in-charge of cinema portfolio, Friday ruled out an inquiry into reports that Income Tax sleuths had found ... Read more...

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Income tax raids on Mammooty, Mohanlal (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Income tax officials Friday raided two of India's biggest film stars, Mammootty and Mohanlal, across four southern cities. Both the Kerala-based actors have been asked to ... Read more...

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Income tax sleuths knock at Mammooty, Mohanlal’s doors (Second Lead, changing dateline)


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Seven teams of income tax officials Friday raided the homes and offices of Mammootty and Mohanlal across four cities, with both the southern superstars believed to ... Read more...

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Southern stars twinkle in Bollywood (Feature)


July 21st, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The southerners are arriving in Bollywood. Be it Asin Thottumkal, Rana Daggubati, Kajal Aggarwal or Sundeep Kishan, many of India's young southern film stars ... Read more...

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Mammootty to start shooting for ‘The King and The Commissioner’


June 12th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 12 (IANS) "The King and The Commissioner", billed as one of the biggest projects in the Malayalam film industry, has been creating a buzz because of the big ... Read more...

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‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ wins top honours at Kerala state awards


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu", which got four National Awards last week, won four Kerala state film awards including for the best film and best actor.The ... Read more...

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Twitter abuzz with congratulations on India’s win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) There was an eruption of "yayyyyy" and "we won" on Twitter, as India became the world one-day cricket champions.Throughout the day, "indivssl" was trending ... Read more...

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Kerala rival fronts have 50-50 chance: Mammootty


March 25th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 (IANS) He has been chairman of the CPI-M-backed Kairali TV channel since its inception in the mid-90s. Nevertheless veteran superstar Mammootty believes Kerala's rival fronts have an ... Read more...

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Mammootty’s ‘Mathilukalkkappuram’ To Launch On March 1


January 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. Mammootty starred in the earlier movie and he will also be seen in the sequel.Speaking about the latest venture, Mammootty said that they are going to launch the movie on ... Read more...

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Mammootty looks forward to first film production, hospital


January 8th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 8 (IANS) After a very productive 2010 with four hit films and a best actor award, Malayalam superstar Mammootty will in March this year launch the first film under his ... Read more...

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