The Mammootty quiz: As the megastar celebrates 70th 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 70th 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

'People gave you zero seats, stop spewing venom': Kerala politicians, actors back Prithviraj's 'Save Lakshadweep' comments

Malayalam actor Prithviraj is at loggerheads with BJP supporters on social media. Following his decision to back the #SaveLakshadweep campaign against the new law reforms introduced by Administrator Praful Patel on the island, he fell victim to an organised cyber-attack. However, more and more politicians and actors are coming out in support of the actor. From Ramesh Chennithala to Anoop Menon, here are some of the best reactions in support of Prithviraj.

published on : 28th May 2021

Prithviraj vs BJP IT Cell?: 'Save Lakshadweep' campaign gets louder as Mollywood reacts to cyber-attack against actor

Malayalam actor Prithviraj is at loggerheads with BJP supporters on social media. Following the 'Koode' actor's decision to back the #SaveLakshadweep campaign against the new law reforms introduced by Administrator Praful Patel on the island, he fell victim to an organised cyber-attack. Later, BJP leaders in Kerala also condemned the actor's post publicly, giving the incident a clearer political colour. However, several politicians and Prithviraj's colleagues from the film industry along with thousands of social media users have now launched a counter-campaign in support of the actor and the people of Lakshadweep. 

published on : 27th May 2021

Bring Our Teacher Back: Malayalam film stars question KK Shailaja's exclusion from Kerala Cabinet

Senior CPM leader KK Shailaja, who shot to international fame with her exceptional handling of Kerala's fight against Nipah and COVID-19 was dropped from the second Pinarayi Cabinet. Social media is abuzz with comments, with a number of celebrities joining the hashtag campaign #BringBackShailajaTeacher. Here are some of the reactions from the Malayalam film industry.

published on : 19th May 2021

This is why Kani Kusruti wore Rihanna's all-gender red lipstick to Kerala State Film Award ceremony

Kani received the award wearing 'Stunna' -- the bright red lipstick brought out by actor-singer Rihanna's cosmetic brand Fenty Beauty. Read here how that's an act of rebellion.

published on : 1st February 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

Happy birthday Prithviraj: 12 upcoming projects of Mollywood's most promising actor

As Kerala's young superstar Prithviraj turns 39, here is a look at his upcoming projects which has hooked the audience.

published on : 16th October 2020

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

8 years of 'Mumbai Police': When Prithviraj-Rosshan Andrrews combo made Indian cinema's first gay hero

"Mumbai Police" happened five years before the British-era Section 377 was repealed, giving mainstream Indian cinema its first gay protagonist and throwing homophobia on to the table for discussion.

published on : 28th May 2020

Mohanlal birthday: Eight millennial Malayalam movies that show why he is 'The Complete Actor'

While we cherish Mohanlal the superstar, it is impossible but to miss Mohanlal the performer. Back-to-back action thrillers that successfully market the brand that he has become, but fail to challenge the majestic artist in him. Here are seven Malayalam movies of the twenty-first century where Mohanlal really proved his mettle and reminded us why he is called 'The Complete Actor.'

published on : 21st 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

Happy birthday Chiyaan Vikram: Did you know the 'Pithamagan' star acted with Mammootty, Suresh Gopi in Malayalam?

Back then, he was a young actor showing great potential, but yet to conquer the heights of stardom. Established director Joshiy cast him to play Mammootty's trusted associate in his superhit action flick "Dhruvam" - handing the youngster a perfect launchpad. Vikram starred in eight Malayalam movies between 1993 and 2001. 

published on : 17th April 2020

House quarantined? Binge-watch these Malayalam movies on Amazon Prime to kill boredom during COVID-19 days

Social distancing is crucial in beating the coronavirus pandemic. With holidays and work from home imposed to control the virus, you might be getting more free time than usual with not much option available outdoor. Worry not, here is our guide to streaming platform Amazon Prime Video that offers some amazing Malayam movies that can keep you occupied. Have a look here.

published on : 19th March 2020

Kalabhavan Mani death anniversary: 9 movies that keep him eternally close to Malayali hearts

A gifted singer, a natural comedian, a remarkable performer... Kalabhavan Mani worked his way up the ladder establishing his place in the hearts of Malayalis. A man who inspired many from poor backgrounds to dream big, Mani's untimely demise at the age of 45 denied Mollywood an opportunity to fully tap his enormous potential. Here are nine movies that will keep Mani close to the heart of Malayali movie lovers forever.

published on : 6th March 2020

Mohanlal is 'Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham', but what about others in Priyardarshan's star-studded period drama? Find out | Suniel Shetty, Arjun Sarja, Prabhu and more...

Profiling the naval battles between European forces and the "Marakkar" chieftains of the Calicut Zamorins, Priyadarshan's latest is said to be the costliest movie made till date in Malayalam. Stars across Indian film industries including Suniel Shetty, Suhasini, Keerthy Suresh and Prabhu have been roped in for the project along with some of the popular faces of Mollywood. 

published on : 3rd March 2020
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