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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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Rajkrishna’s ham-handed approach mars ‘Oru Nadigayin Vakkumoolam ‘ (Tamil Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Oru Nadigayin Vakkumoolam"; Directo: Rajkrishna; Cast: Sonia Agarwal, Yogi Devaraj, Girija, Raj Kapoor, Manobala, Ganja Karuppu, Kovai Sarala and Nicole; Cinematographer: Naga Krishnan; Composer: Aadhish; Rating: Rating: * 1/2Journalist-turned-director Rajkrishna ... Read more...

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Over 200 fish species get Malayalam names


September 30th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) More than 200 varieties of fresh water fish in Kerala were Friday re-christened with vernacular names in an effort to maintain a data base of ... Read more...

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Kerala’s fish varieties to get Malayalam names


September 25th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) The 250-odd types of freshwater fish found in Kerala will soon get Malayalam names.Scientists, naturalists and local fishermen in Kerala will come together Sep 30 for ... 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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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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K. Balachander conferred Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2010


April 29th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander, the director of hits like "Ek Duuje Ke Liye" and Sindhu Bhairavi" and who has won numerous national and ... Read more...

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Shruti Haasan Likely To Star Opposite Udhayanidhi Stalin In Her Next!


December 1st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
But if reports from the Kollywood industry are to be believed, the Udhayanidhi – Shruti Haasan starrer will be named ‘Nanbaenda’ after the phrase was made famous from M Rajesh’s earlier ... Read more...

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Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan (Lead, Interview)


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian 'masala' movies and the way regional cinema is treated. And he doesn't spare film-goers too."Ideas for ... Read more...

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Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan (Interview)


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian cinema. He believes that commercial cinema is far removed from reality, that National Awards jury members focus ... Read more...

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Amy Jackson To Work In Gowtham Menon’s Film


October 18th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gowtham Menon is often known for parting ways with his technicians and actors. Nearly a year back, the filmmaker avoided working with  Harris Jayaraj due to ... Read more...

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Shruthi May Debut In Mollywood


October 8th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Superstar Kamal Haasan’s talented daughter Shruthi Haasan may soon enter Mollywood like her father. The actress has already showcased her singing, dancing and acting skills in ... Read more...

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Mammootty To Work With Ranjith Again!


September 25th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam film megastar Mammootty has again joined hands with the reputed director and screenwriter Ranjith for his next movie.The director's recent release Pranchiyettan and the Saint also ... Read more...

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Jagathy Is Production Boy In Oru Nunakkadha!


September 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Malayalam actor Jagathy, who has acted in more than 1000 Malayalam films in different roles, is going to play a production boy in his latest film ... Read more...

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3 Cheers for Priyamani


August 11th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress Priyamani couldn't afford a better start in Kollywood despite being a part of a number of versatile filmmakers' projects. She commenced her film career ... Read more...

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Mammootty Starrer Oru CBI Dairy Kurippu To Have Fourth Sequel


August 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam blockbuster movie Oru CBI Dairy Kurippu starring megastar Mammootty is going to make its fourth sequel. The first movie of the thriller series was ... Read more...

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Is Vijay Planning For Rajnikanth’s Remake?


June 4th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): S.A. Chandrasekhar's films of yesteryears are famed for its powerfully appealing themes that revolved around societal issues. Some of his best masterpieces – "Sattam Oru Iruttarai' ... Read more...

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Trisha Croons With Kamal Haasan


May 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Following other popular actresses of her time, Trisha has also crooned in her upcoming movie. But she is luckier than the other ladies as she has ... Read more...

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Sharatchandran’s documentaries to be screened


May 8th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 08, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Late director C Sharatchandran's documentaries will be screened at the Kerala Sahitya Akademi in Thrissur today. It is being organized by the Vibgyor Film Collective, Navachitra, Keraleeyam, ... Read more...

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Major movies this weekend


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This weekend, there will be two big films clashing at the box office, both starring the Big M's of the Malayalam industry. The movies releasing this ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Malayalam actor’s death


April 28th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Police have been ordered to probe the death of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Wednesday."I have forwarded the request from ... Read more...

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Sreenath’s brother demands probe


April 27th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sathyanath, the brother of actor Sreenath who passed away recently, has made allegations that he suspects foul play behind his brother's death. He stated this at a ... Read more...

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Family suspects foul play in actor Sreenath’s death


April 25th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) A day after the funeral of popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath, his family Sunday said they suspect foul play in his death and will approach ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor Sreenath found dead in hotel room


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kothamangalam (Kerala), April 23 (IANS) Popular Malayalam film and TV actor Sreenath was found dead in a hotel room in this Kerala town Friday morning, police said. His body was discovered by the ... Read more...

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Vinu Mohan-Bhama to star together again


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nivedyam marked them as a great couple. Now, Vinu Mohan and Bhama will be coming together for another film after their debut. This time, they will ... Read more...

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Is Gautham Menon joining hands with Harris Jayara


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 2, Sampurn Wire: Following the stupendous success of "Vaaranam Aayiram', music director, Harris Jayaraj, had penned a personal letter to the entire news media that he wouldn't be working with Gautham ... Read more...

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Priyamani signs Ram Gopal Varma’s Rakta Charitra


February 24th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is a highly prolific period for the pretty Southern actress, Priyamani. She certainly received rave reviews and numerous accolades for her astounding performances in Balu Mahendra's ... Read more...

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Navya Nair to wed on January 21


December 24th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently, actress Navya Nair was engaged to Santhosh Menon from Changancherry, who was working as a vice-president of an advertising company in Mumbai. Their parents nearly took a month to fix ... Read more...

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Mohanlal in Rajeev Kumar’s film


December 9th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director TK Rajeev Kumar will direct a commercial film starring Mohanlal. The director who hasn't done a commercial film in a while now, is readying himself for his next, Oru Naal Varum, ... Read more...

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September 25- Racy Friday for 5 films


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Coming Friday (September 25) will have 5 Tamil releases: Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru, Arumugam, Suryan Satta Kallori, Kannukulle, and Oru Kadhalan Oru Kadhali. Amongst these releases, Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru has ... Read more...

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Mammootty launches reality show to find fresh talent


July 26th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty, who promised to launch fresh faces through his recently launched production company Play House, has started a talent hunt show in search of new faces. ... Read more...

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Gowri Munjal pairing with Mammootty


July 25th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Making her successful debut with Puneet Rajkumar's Kannada flick Namma Basava, Gowri Munjal has acted in Allu Arjun's Telugu hit Bunny and Kannada films including Gandana Mane opposite Shivarajakumar and Jaaji ... Read more...

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Kerala’s award winning actress Priyanka says no to skin show


June 8th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) Malayalam actress Priyanka, who won the state film award for the best actress for director T.V. Chandran's "Vilaapangalkappuram", says she is not interested in exposing on screen. "I study ... Read more...

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Malayalam film awards spark controversy


June 5th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiuvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) Two days after acclaimed director Adoor Gopalakrishnan's "Oru Pennun Randu Annum" swept the state film awards, veteran Malayalam filmmaker T.V. Chandran Friday said that the awards were given ... Read more...

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Adoor’s ‘Oru Pennun Randu Annum’ sweeps state film awards


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 3 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Malayalam filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan's "Oru Pennun Randu Annum" swept the State Film Awards winning five main awards. He says it will lure the people to theatres ... Read more...

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