Chasing 'normalcy' during a pandemic: How south Indian film industries coped with lockdown challenges, shutdown of theatres
Covid-19 outbreak in March, 2020 and the subsequent lockdown brought the four South Indian film industries to a grinding halt. Months later, when they resumed work, the world had changed around them, but there’s a glimmer of hope that there’ll be some sense of normalcy in summer of 2021.
Critics' Choice Film Awards 2020 nominations: Gully Boy, Article 15 compete for best film; Nivin Pauly, Mammootty get best actor nods
Critics' Choice Film Awards will honour films from across Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Gujarati and Kannada language.
Trance movie review: Fahadh Faasil's manic energy lends an edge to an initially promising, ultimately undeserving script
Trance seems less pre-occupied with depth and more concerned about impressing the audience with its cool camera angles.
Most awaited Malayalam films of 2020, from One and Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham to Thuramukham and Kurup
This year, there will be a tidy balance of Malayalam films celebrating super-stardom and slice-of-life narratives.
Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more
2019 was a year in which small films in the Assamese and Khasi languages drew eyeballs, and the Kerala-based film industry aka Mollywood outdid itself.
Mollywood Awards 2019: Parvathy or Anna? Uyiril Thodum or Jaathikkathottam? A pick of the year’s best
2019 has been one of the greatest years in recent memory for Mollywood, the Kerala-based film industry that makes films largely in Malayalam.
Best Mollywood Films 2019: Kumbalangi Nights, Virus, Unda and more in perhaps the best year ever for God’s Own Cinema
This is a list of the best films in what has been a fabulous year for the film industry headquartered in Kerala.
From Jallikattu, Kumbalangi Nights to Uyare, Virus, ten recent Malayalam films to watch on OTT platforms
Two films directed by Liso Jose Pellisery, Jallikattu and Ee Ma Yau, make it to our list of top 10 recent Malayalam films worth streaming.
Kerala Film Producers’ Association bans Kumbalangi Nights star Shane Nigam, says new generation actors 'use drugs on set'
Kerala Film Producers' Association said Shane Nigam was banned for displaying "indisciplined" behaviour.
Kumbalangi Nights, Unda, Virus, Ishq: Best Malayalam films of 2019 so far have celebrated big and small stars
While Prithviraj Sakumaran's directorial debut Lucifer already garnered Rs 200 crore, smaller films like Kumbalangi Nights also made a mark.
As Kabir Singh battles brickbats, a look at Malayalam cinema's recent subversion of toxic alpha males
Kabir Singh is being slammed for its depiction of toxic masculinity. We journey around Malayalam cinema to check how it has fared on this subject over the years.
Kumbalangi Nights played for 7 weeks each in Chennai and Bangalore, 6 weeks in Mumbai and Hyderabad, and 5 weeks in the National Capital Region.
Arun Vijay's Thadam continues blockbuster run in Tamil Nadu; Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum struggles at box-office
Thadam occupied the ninth spot at the USA box-office for the weekend (15-17 March), above Vicky Kaushal's action thriller Uri: The Surgical Strike, with $7,200 from the third weekend.
Mollywood actors Soubin Shahir and Jayasurya are both winners of the Best Actor award at the recently concluded Kerala State Award this year.
Fahadh Faasil is a game-changer for Mollywood with three hit films: Varathan, Njan Prakashan, Kumbalangi Nights
Fahadh Faasil has redefined the concept of the "hero" in commercial Malayalam cinema. He is turning out to be a game-changer in a star-driven industry.
Kumbalangi Nights proves Syam Pushkaran is a screenwriter deeply invested in each character and fastidious about every line of the narrative.
Kumbalangi Nights becomes 2019's first Mollywood's blockbuster; Yatra, Dev fail to create impact at box-office
Despite the release of popular films such as Nivin Pauly, Manjima Mohan's Mikhael, and Prithviraj's Nine, Kumbalangi Nights, which released on 7 February, has emerged as the first film in Malayalam cinema this year to win over the hearts of both audiences and critics alike.
Thala Ajith's holdover blockbuster Viswasam has become the new industry hit in Tamil Nadu after 32 days of release.
Another interesting project produced by Nazriya Nazim and Fahadh Faasil is Kumbalangi Nights, which is directed by debutant Madhu C Narayanan.