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Star scions

Coming days will see a good number of star children making their big screen debuts across the country.

21 Apr 2018

Malavika Mohanan as Tara from the film 'Beyond the Clouds'. (Image | Twitter @MalavikaM)
Majid Majidi is actually a lot of fun: Malavika Mohanan

Malavika Mohanan plays the role of Tara, a young woman accused of attempted murder and in the process, separated from her younger brother Aamir, played by Ishaan Khatter.

19 Apr 2018

I didn't have anything to do with the blocking of social media accounts, says 'Mohanlal' director Sajid Yahiya

Sajid Yahiya has recently come under fire from social media users for targeting and subsequently reporting the social media accounts of viewers who wrote negative reviews against his film.

19 Apr 2018

Actor Abhay Deol (Facebook Photo)
Abhay Deol had to learn ancient Tamil dialogues for Kollywood debut 'Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai'

Abhay Deol talks about debuting in the Tamil industry with Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai as both an actor and a producer.

19 Apr 2018

Malayalam actress Manju Warrier. | File Photo
Manju Warrier reveals details of her character Prabha in upcoming Odiyan

Mohanlal plays the main character, Odiyan Manikyan, and his character will reportedly get a CGI makeover in some portions.

19 Apr 2018

The wink that went viral: Director Omar Lulu on his Priya Prakash Varrier featured Oru Adaar Love

Director Omar Lulu talks about his experiences in the films, Happy Weddings and his upcoming Oru Adaar Love.

17 Apr 2018

A still from Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.
No more categories, it’s just good or bad cinema today: Scriptwriter Sajeev Pazhoor

The gap between art and commercial films has shrunk and now exists only two categories - good and bad films, national award-winning scriptwriter Sajeev Pazhoor has said.

17 Apr 2018

Dileep arriving at the Ernakulam District Principal Sessions Court on Wednesday in the light of the court summons | Express
Actor Dileep gets nod for travelling abroad

The Ernakulam Additional Sessions Court granted permission to actor Dileep, an accused in the actor assault case, for visiting Dubai and Singapore for 10 days.

17 Apr 2018

‘I wanted to do a comedy again’

From his debut in Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan to the recent Tiyaan, Indrajith has come a long way.

16 Apr 2018

Release date of Lijo Jose Pellissery's 'Ee. Maa. Yau' confirmed

The film, which won three Kerala State Film Awards, including Best Director for Pellissery, was originally supposed to release in December 2017.

16 Apr 2018

Actor-director Soubin Shahir
Soubin Shahir in 'Guppy' director Johnpaul George's next 'Ambili'

The actor will be joined by two newcomers, Tanvi Ram and Naveen Nazim.

16 Apr 2018

Baahubali: The Conclusion (Youtube grab)
65th National Film Awards: Mollywood shines, Tamil flicks fizzle out

The blockbuster Telugu film, Baahubali: The Conclusion, won three awards — Best Special Effects, Best Action Direction, and Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

14 Apr 2018

Dileesh Pothan. | File Photo
National Film Award jury head Shekhar Kapur’s comments a confidence-booster: Dileesh Pothan

On the sets of an Amal Neerad film in Kottayam, actor/director Dileesh Pothan watched the live telecast of the National Film Awards announcement on his mobile phone.

14 Apr 2018

A still from Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.
National Awards 2018: 'Thondimuthal' scriptwriter Sajeev Pazhoor gets a surprise in Munnar

Sajeev Pazhoor was in Munnar when he was informed about the award for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum on Friday.

14 Apr 2018

Actor Fahadh Faasil, his wife and actor Nazriya Nazim and director-actor Dileesh Pothan celebrating the National Film Award victory on the sets of Fahadh’s new film at Erattupetta in Kottayam on Friday | Express
Recognition to 'Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum' brings cheers to Fahadh Faasil’s shooting site

Cheers pervaded the location, after news of Fahadh winning the national award for his role in ‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’, another Dileesh Pothan film.

14 Apr 2018

International photographer Nick Ut releasing the poster of Jayaraj’s ‘Bhayanakam’ designed by Artist Namboothiri | File photo
Malayalam films bask under natural arc lights

The jury chairman praised the selection of theme by Jayaraj for Bhayanakam adapted from Thakazhi’s renowned work ‘Kayar’.

14 Apr 2018

A still from the film ;Take Off'. (Youtube Screengrab)
Malayalam films shine at 65th National Film Awards

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan congratulated all the award winners and said that these awards are a real morale booster for the entire Malayalam film industry.  

13 Apr 2018

Actor Indrans in a screengrab from 'Aalorukkam' trailer.
Director of National Award-winning film 'Aalorukkam' wants theatres to continue screening it

The journalist-turned-filmmaker hoped that with the Award for the Best Film on Social Issues at the 65th National Film Awards 2018, 'Aalorukkam' would be screened in theatres for some more time.

13 Apr 2018

Character sketch

Pankaj Tripathi, who will be seen in Kaala with Rajinikanth, talks about his upcoming films

12 Apr 2018

‘The film vs digital debate is pointless’

Ranam cinematographer Jigme Tenzing discusses the film's technical challenges, his camera preferences, and Bhutanese film culture

12 Apr 2018

Main accused Pulsar Suni being taken away by the police. | File Photo
Kerala actress assault case: 'Pulsar' Suni’s bail plea hearing tomorrow

The Ernakulam Principal District and Sessions Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of the accused, including 'Pulsar' Suni aka Sunil Kumar, in the actor assault case.

12 Apr 2018

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