Malayalam cinema

The Mammootty quiz: As the megastar celebrates 71st birthday, check how well you know the patriarch of Malayalam cinema

Not long after completing 50 years of his acting career, iconic Malayalam actor Mammooty celebrates his 71st birthday on Tuesday. While no amount of words can justly describe the love and admiration of cinephiles towards Mammootty, his passion to challenge himself and thirst to satisfy viewers remain fresh as ever! On this special occasion, here is an opportunity to check how well you know the superstar. This photo story contains three sets of questions on the actor. At the end of each set, answers are given so that you can analyse your hits and misses. The difficulty level increases as you progress with the third set being the toughest. However, they certainly pose no challenge to real 'Ikka' fans. 

published on : 6th September 2021

Mohanlal to Dulquer Salmaan, Malayalam filmstars thank CM Pinarayi Vijayan for 'standing with movie industry'

The Kerala government on Monday announced movie theatres in the state will be exempted from paying entertainment tax till March 2021, taking into consideration the difficulties faced by the industry due to the pandemic outbreak. Following the announcement, a band of Mollywood actors have come forward extending their gratitude to the Pinarayi Vijayan government. From Asif Ali to Mammootty, here are some of the artists who thanked the Kerala government on social media.

published on : 11th January 2021

6 years of 'Premam': Here are top scenes from Nivin Pauly-Sai Pallavi superhit we love rewatching

A blockbuster, trend-setter, musical-hit... Alphonse Putheran's "Premam" was many things at the same time. Probably the biggest hit of 2015, it remains one of the most-watched movies inside and outside Kerala. Five years since it hit the theatres, here are eight scenes from the movie that we all love to revisit over and over again.

published on : 29th May 2020

Mohanlal is India's pride, Kerala's treasure: Vijay to Dhanush, best quotes by Tamil actors on the Malayalam superstar. Rajinikanth, Suriya and more...

Five-time national award winner Mohanlal turns 61 on May 21, 2021. The Padma Bhushan winner is no stranger to the Tamil film lovers and is best known for his role in Maniratnam's 'Iruvar.' The veteran is among the most respected actors in the country and is an inspiration for all leading actors of Tollywood. Check out what a band of stars including Vijay, Rajinikanth like to say about the 'The Complete Actor.'

published on : 20th May 2020

Mollywood @ 89: A closer look at the history and achievements of Malayalam cinema

At 89, Malayalam cinema is looking young. Nine decades after ‘Vigathakumaran’, the first silent movie, it’s a time where a superstar’s 100-crore blockbuster can co-exist with a gritty medical thriller, experimental movies and festival circuit favourites. Have a look at the history and achievements of Malayalam cinema.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Happy birthday Mammootty! Check out 40 vintage photographs of the Malayalam megastar 

'Mamukka' (born as Muhammad Kutty Ismail Paniparambil), who has a pan-India appeal and an audience across all kinds of cinema, turns a year older today. We have compiled a selection of rare photographs to take you across his four-decade-old journey in the film industry. Enjoy!

published on : 7th September 2019

Happy birthday Nazriya Nazim! Take a look back at the journey of the Bangalore Days' actress

The charming Nazriya Nazim stole everyone's hearts when she first appeared on screen as a child in the early 2000s. Following a spate of hit films, she took a four-year-break after her marriage to celebrated actor Fahadh Faasil in 2014. This year she delivered a much-appreciated performance as Prithviraj's sister in Koode. On the talented childlike actress' 24th birthday, we take a look back at her journey so far.

published on : 20th December 2018

Kerala CM at the launch of actor Mukesh's son's debut film 'Kalyanam'

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan graced the pooja ceremony of debutante Shravan Mukesh's film 'Kalyanam', in Kochi today. The budding actor is the son of estranged actors Mukesh and Saritha. (Photo: Kaviyoor Santhosh | Express Photo Service)  

published on : 16th July 2017