Priya Prakash Varrier's winking clip from 'Oru Adaar Love'.

From 'Oru Adaar Love' to 'Aami': When controversy and hype became marketing tools for Malayalam films

With half-a-dozen controversial movies having hit the screens in the past few years, is Mollywood riding the ‘hype’rloop to fame? Express examines.

Mohan Lal and Meera Vasudevan in a screengrab from 'Thanmathra'.

They too stirred up a hornet’s nest: Pre-social media Malayalam films that sparked controversy

Shibu B S picks out some controversies that erupted in mainstream Malayalam cinema during the pre-social media era.


Neither mob nor state can curtail freedom of expression: 'Eeda' director

 Intolerance to movies or art is not restricted to fundamentalists triggering violence in the name of religion or a particular section of society. Rather, filmmakers and critics say, every section

CCS police in Hyderabad questioning Ram Gopal Varma who appeared before them on Saturday in connection with obscenity case. (Picture sourced from Instagram)

Police grilling over 'God, Sex, Truth' turns into ‘photo opportunity’ for Ram Gopal Varma

A team of officers led by Cyber Crime Additional DCP Raghuvir  shot several questions to the director in connection with the making of the film 'God, Sex and Truth' starring Mia Malkova.