Indian film and the Dalit identity: Perariyathavar is the cinema that a caste-society needs to become humane
Perariyathavar’s biggest achievement is that it takes us into a long-invisibilised world, through the eyes of a man (played by Suraj Venjaramoodu) employed as a sweeper, and his son.
Kappela is alluring and visually pretty, but progressive it absolutely is not.
Sufiyum Sujatayum movie review: Jayasurya is more effective in his supporting role than the leads of this listless film
Deceptive marketing might have been partly forgiven if Sufiyum Sujatayum had something worthwhile to offer.
Aditi Rao Hydari on Amazon Prime film Sufiyum Sujatayum: Malayalam industry has huge reach on OTT platforms
In this exclusive interview with Firstpost, Aditi Rao Hydari talks about working in Sufiyum Sujatayum, working with Vijay Sethupathi, Dulquer Salmaan and turning singer for composer-actor GV Prakash.
Sachy had undergone a hip replacement surgery, and a few hours post the operation, he suffered a cardiac arrest, according to the hospital.
Chola on Amazon: Troubling male gaze or uncomfortably realistic take on sexual violence and social conditioning?
Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's Chola, that released only in Kerala theatres in December, is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video India.
Ravi Vallathol hadn’t acted for some time and was undergoing treatment for his ailments
Veembu movie review: Wannabe Angamaly Diaries with a nice concept but lacking depth, coolth and the smarts
Veembu is so vacuous and boring, it is not even worthy of anger.
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.
Trance releases worldwide a week after Kerala premiere; why Malayalam cinema should aim for simultaneous opening
Mixed reviews and underwhelming box office opening of Fahadh Faasil's Trance in Kerala has dampened its collection post release in the rest of India.
Ayyappanum Koshiyum movie review: Prithviraj and Biju Menon are made-for-each-other sparring partners
Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Ayyappan and Koshy) is Driving Licence with caste inequity added to class differences.
Prathi Poovankozhi movie review: Manju Warrier and a brilliantly beautiful rage make up for scanty, confused writing
Prathi Poovankozhi is wracked with problems. Yet, whatever the criticisms of the film may be, it is also true that it is convincing and moving.
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.
Thrissur Pooram movie review: Jayasurya expends his talent on grimacing through brutal, generic gang wars
The story of Thrissur Pooram is hard to recall because there is so little of it.
Driving Licence movie review: Prithviraj is terrific in a captivating drama on pride and pettiness, fandom and fury
Each time you think you have cracked Driving Licence, it takes a surprising turn.
Mammootty has more energy and passion for cinema than ever before, says Mamangam director M Padmakumar
We referred to old Kerala history books for Mamangam, reveals director M Padmakumar
Malayalam megastar Mammootty plays a legendary warrior from Kerala in Mamangam, who turns his back on violence when he becomes convinced of its pointlessness.
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.
Moothon actor Roshan Mathew on his breakout, and playing a speech-impaired gay man in Geethu Mohandas' film
Roshan Mathew talks about playing a speech-impaired gay man opposite lead star Nivin Pauly in Moothon, and signing the film after 80 percent of the shoot.