A retired teacher with School of Letter at the Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, Balachandran penned screenplays for critically acclaimed films like Kammattippadam, Ulladakkam and Punradhivasam.
In this roundup, we look at the actors and filmmakers who boldly went where no one ever went before.
A total of 47 films were released in the year, of which there were two blockbusters in the first two months.
Mollywood’s drug links had been exposed after actor Shine Tom Chacko was arrested during a rave party in Kochi in 2015.
Acclaimed musician Balabhaskar was undergoing treatment after the car he was travelling met with an accident in Thiruvananthapuram on 25 September.
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.
Malayalam actor Bhavana on Monday has married Kannada producer Naveen, whom she has been dating for some time now.
I V Sasi was planning to direct burning wells, a movie on kuwait war
Padmapriya, who was recently seen in the Hindi film 'Chef' with Saif Ali Khan has revealed that even in Malayalam cinema, actresses are victims of casting couch, not even senior actors are spared.
Leading stars took to social media to express their shock and resentment over the issue of a popular actress being allegedly molested on Saturday.