In a candid conversation, filmmaker Mahesh Narayanan opens up about writing and shooting for Malayankunju, and releasing it at a time when the choices of audiences and OTT platforms have changed.
62-year-old Nanchamma bags national honour for Kalakkatha from Ayyappanum Koshiyum. Director Sachy awarded posthumously.
The title of the film, which features Prithviraj and Samyuktha Menon in the lead and Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi playing a pivotal role, means Tiger in Malayalam.
A day earlier, the Association for Malayalam Movie Artists invited wrath after it extended support to the actor-producer saying any action would be taken only after the court's verdict.
Next door, Tamil cinema has also been witnessing many crucial legal battles that stemmed from the #MeToo campaign.
While the plight of women in cinema is getting plenty of spotlight, the struggles of female artists who face discrmination and ridicule because of their gender is hardly discussed
John Paul gifted Malayalam cinema a glorious era through screenplays noted for their artistic merit.
John Paul was a man of composure and the nature of his screenplays, which defined the Malayalam cinema of the 1980s, rightly reflected his personality.
Anoop Menon on juggling writing and acting duties, his directorial debut, upcoming release Twenty One Gms, and more
In a filmography that spanned over 500 films, picking one favourite would be an exercise in futility.
Marrying filmmaker Bharathan, who straddled between commercial and parallel movies with elan, in 1978 proved to be a turning point in her career as well.
Jan-e-Man producer Lakshmi Warrier about her enriching experience with the runaway hit and her inspiring career trajectory
The trial court had earlier granted permission to conduct further investigation in the case based on the Crime Branch's request citing director Balachandra Kumar's revelations against Dileep.
Film director P Balachandrakumar had earlier alleged that actor Dileep had conspired to kill the officers who probed the abduction and rape of an actor inside a moving car in Kochi in 2017.
For Malayalam cinema, 2022 will be a year of much-celebrated reunions and a bunch of big names joining hands with first-timers.
Digital streaming giants like Amazon Prime, Netflix, SonyLIV and Disney Hotstar and various new platforms have brought new Malayalam movies to the viewers to watch them in the comfort of their homes.
While platforms like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix gravitated towards relatively more mainstream affairs, platforms like SonyLiv, Zee5 and Neestream looked towards independent content.
Hailing from Kaithapram, near Pilathara in Kannur, Viswanathan had around 25 films to his credit including Kannaki, Thilakkam, Deshadanam, Ekaantham and Madhyavenal
Like his mentor Lijo Jose Pellissery, Tinu proves once again that he is one of the few filmmakers in Malayalam cinema right now supremely adept at staging chaos
Magdalene Mariyam, the short film by Arun Pandari, talks about the freedom of women trapped in religious systems