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‘Charulatha’ - Neither scares nor entertains (Tamil Movie Review)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Charulatha"; Director: Pon Kumaran; Cast: Priya Mani, Skanda, Saranya Ponvannan, Seetha, Sai Sasi and Aarthi; Rating: *Based on Thai horror flick "Alone", Pon Kumaran's "Charulatha" is a poorly executed film ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leaders to protest Monday


April 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 15 (IANS) Angry leaders and activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will march towards the office of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Monday to ... 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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‘Porali’ lacks finesse and reasoning (Tamil Movie Review - Rating: **)


December 4th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Porali"; Cast: Sasikumar, Allari Naresh, Swathi, Vasundhara, Kanja Karuppu; Writer-Director: Samuthirakkani; Producer: M. Sasikumar; Music: Sundar C. Babu; Rating: **So what does Samuthirakkani as a director want to convey? Encouraging ... Read more...

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AAI chess: Sasi, Negi win 8th round ties


June 30th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Parimarjan Negi stopped his run of losses while Krishnan Sasikiran got back to his winning ways in what turned out to be a good day ... Read more...

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AAI chess: Sasi draws with Caruana, Hou Yifan downs Negi (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) It seemed to be a day for revenge in the seventh round of the inaugural AAI Grandmasters Chess Tournament as Filipino Welsey So and China's ... Read more...

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AAI chess: Caruana stretches lead with win over Negi


June 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Fabiano Caruana of Italy, living up to his top billing, stretched his lead to a full point as he beat Parimarjan Negi after a marathon ... Read more...

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Caruana takes sole lead in AAI Chess


June 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Maintaining his winning streak, top-seeded Fabiano Caruana of Italy defeated women's World champion Hou Yifan of China for a third successive win in the inaugural ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator ‘roughs up’ TV reporter


March 29th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), March 28 (IANS) A television journalist was Monday allegedly roughed up by a senior legislator of Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front after a chat show. The legislator denied ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition to seek governor’s intervention


February 25th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala will urge Governor R.S. Gavai to order an inquiry into the allegations against Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and his son, a party leader ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly ends session amid accusations of graft


February 24th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) The 12th Kerala assembly ended the last day of its session on a tumultuous note Thursday, with both the treasury and opposition benches trading accusations of corruption, forcing ... Read more...

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Communists want to preserve Kerala leader’s house


June 21st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), June 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists here are trying to save from demolition - and preserve - a house at Peralassery near here which once belonged to ... Read more...

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Mammootty - I. V. Sasi - T. Damodaran working together again


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Malayalam film lovers consider Mammootty - I. V. Sasi - T. Damodaran as one of the most dynamic combinations ever in the history of the Malayalam industry.The ... Read more...

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Part of land for AMU’s Kerala centre handed over


March 6th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Perinthalmanna (Kerala), March 6 (IANS) The Kerala government Saturday transferred a portion of the land allotted for the Aligarh Muslim University's special centre at Malappuram and promised the rest in the ... Read more...

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‘Bindaas’ busy in post-production works


November 5th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Manchu Manoj is the hero and Sheena is playing the heroine in "Bindaas' directed by Veeru Potla and produced by Sunkara Ramabrahmam. The film had completed shooting recently and post-production works are ... Read more...

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Kadaksham’s shooting starts


October 9th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Sasi Paravoor is excited as his film Kadaksham stars actor Suresh Gopi. The film has started shooting at Peerumedu. The rest of the cast includes Nedumudi Venu, Shwetha Vijay, etc. The ... Read more...

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Aarya and Pooja together in Sasi’s next


August 21st, 2009 - 2:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
So, here's the final statement confirmed by close sources of director Sasi. The filmmaker's forthcoming untitled film will have Aarya and Pooja in lead roles. Although Sasi's previous "Poo' didn't witness good results ... Read more...

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Sasikumar excels in well-made ‘Nadodigal’ (Tamil Film Review)


June 27th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Nadodigal"; Director: Samuthirakkani; Cast: Sasikumar, Abhinaya, Anaya, Vijay Vasanth, Bharani and Ganja Karuppu; Music: Sundar C. Babu; Rating: *** 1/2In an industry where friendship and loyalty are most ... Read more...

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Veeru-Manoj combo begins shooting


June 11th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shooting of a film directed by Veeru Potla, presented by ATV and produced by Sunkara Ramabrahmam on the banner of AK Entertainments with Manchu Manojkumar as hero was launched at Ramanaidu Cine ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry deadlocked by trade unions


April 21st, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Two movie shoots have been disrupted by protests over the attitude of leading stars Mammootty and Dileep, scuffles have broken out and members of film units have even ... Read more...

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Fresh trouble brews in Malayalam film industry


April 18th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) In a sign of fresh trouble for the Malayalam film industry, nearly 300 members of a technician's body disrupted a film shoot in Palakkad in Kerala protesting the ... Read more...

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Vellathooval to grace theatres next month


April 16th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran Mollywood's director IV Sasi has almost finished shooting for his upcoming flick Vellathooval which had youngsters like Rejith Menon and Nithya is the lead. The other cast includes Jagathy Sreekumar, Vijayaraghavan, ... Read more...

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April release for Vellathooval


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran Malayalam's director I.V. Sasi's Vellathooval has completed shooting and is all set to hit the theatres in the last week on April. The film was shot at the locations of Munaar, ... Read more...

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Deepante Kadha hits the floor


March 27th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After the pooja held at Malabar Hotel at Kozhikode on 11th of March, the shooting of Sasi Narayan's directorial venture Deepante Kadha has now commenced ob 25th of March. The film is ... Read more...

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CPI-M dismisses suspended Kerala MP


March 7th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), March 7 (IANS) A.P. Abdulla Kutty, a Kerala MP who was suspended from the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) after praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, was Saturday sacked from ... Read more...

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CPI-M suspends party MP who praised Modi


January 17th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Jan 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday suspended two-time Lok Sabha member A.P. Abdulla Kutty, who hailed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's development initiatives, from the ... Read more...

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30 directors quit Malayalam film body


June 7th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), June 7 (IANS) Close to 30 leading directors Saturday resigned from the Malayalam Cine Technicians Association (MACTA), bringing to the fore a crisis plaguing film industry organisations in Kerala. It ... Read more...

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Award winning Malayalam director hospitalised


April 9th, 2008 - 3:45 am ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) Within hours of winning the state award for best direction for his film Adayangal, noted Malayalam movie man M.G. Sasi was admitted to a private hospital's intensive care ... Read more...

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BJP targeting CPI-M in Kannur, says Left leader


March 9th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by admin
Kannur (Kerala), March 9 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has denied its hand in the recent spurt in violence in Kannur, blaming the blood-letting on the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Ayurveda to heal ailing elephant Bharati of arthritis


November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
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