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Mammootty's political drama One to release in cinemas on 26 March
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Mammootty's political drama One to release in cinemas on 26 March

Mammootty plays a politician named Kadakkal Chandran in One, directed by Santhosh Viswanath.

How Eeb Allay Ooo! and The Great Indian Kitchen use dance to vet the limits of freedom in gendered and class-coloured spaces
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How Eeb Allay Ooo! and The Great Indian Kitchen use dance to vet the limits of freedom in gendered and class-coloured spaces

Dance often becomes a way of meaning-making within films whose ramifications remain relatively under-explored and under-developed.

Watch: One trailer introduces Mammootty as Kadakkal Chandran, fictional CM of Kerala
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Watch: One trailer introduces Mammootty as Kadakkal Chandran, fictional CM of Kerala

One, which is written by Bobby and and Sanjay, does not have a release date yet.

Love movie review: Malayalam thriller on Netflix is a twisted visual take on domestic violence
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Love movie review: Malayalam thriller on Netflix is a twisted visual take on domestic violence

Khalid Rahman’s brisk, 91-minute, genre-bending film, now on Netflix is a cerebral Malayalam thriller that will keep you curious about what’s going to happen next.

Kochi edition of International Film Festival of Kerala 2021 opens with Bosnian feature Quo Vadis, Aida?
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Kochi edition of International Film Festival of Kerala 2021 opens with Bosnian feature Quo Vadis, Aida?

State Cultural Affairs Minister A K Balan inaugurated the Kochi leg of the 25th International Film Festival of Kerala on 17 February.

Fahadh Faasil 2.0, Women In Cinema Collective and other markers of the decade gone by for Mollywood
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Fahadh Faasil 2.0, Women In Cinema Collective and other markers of the decade gone by for Mollywood

Malayalam cinema has long been respected by serious cinephiles, and the past 10 years are historic in this regard.

Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away; Sufiyum Sujatayum actor Aditi Rao Hydari, Vijay Babu pay tribute
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Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away; Sufiyum Sujatayum actor Aditi Rao Hydari, Vijay Babu pay tribute

Aditi Rao Hydari, who worked with Naranipuzha Shanavas on Sufiyum Sujatayum, announced the news of his death on social media.

Indian films that sparked the critic in me: Fazil’s Manjil Virinja Pookkal owes everything to Jerry Amaldev’s music and Mohanlal
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Indian films that sparked the critic in me: Fazil’s Manjil Virinja Pookkal owes everything to Jerry Amaldev’s music and Mohanlal

Most mentions of Manjil Virinja Pookkal in public discussions come in the context of Mohanlal’s career. But the film had many other positive attributes: it was exquisitely shot, Fazil managed a beautifully brooding, atmospheric narrative from start to finish, and the music remains haunting.

An English translation of Nashtanayika narrates the poignant story of PK Rosy, the first heroine of Malayalam cinema
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An English translation of Nashtanayika narrates the poignant story of PK Rosy, the first heroine of Malayalam cinema

In Vigathakumaran, Daniel essays the role of the hero, Jayachandran, but the star of the film is Rosy – a poor girl living in a thatched hut with her Amma, Appan and siblings – who portrays, Sarojini, a lady belonging to a Nair tharavad.

Indian films that sparked the critic in me: Ramu Kariat’s Chemmeen remains misunderstood and misrepresented – even by its admirers
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Indian films that sparked the critic in me: Ramu Kariat’s Chemmeen remains misunderstood and misrepresented – even by its admirers

Apart from the immense critical acclaim and box-office success Chemmeen reportedly earned on its release, it also became the first south Indian film to win the National Award for Best Feature Film.

Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Veyilmarangal's searing depiction of displacement, dreams and hope
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Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Veyilmarangal's searing depiction of displacement, dreams and hope

Bijukumar Damodaran’s Veyilmarangal — like his other stories — is also dream-like, but set in a reality we ruthlessly ignore.

Fahadh Faasil on shooting C U Soon during the lockdown: 'It pushed me to get back to work'
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Fahadh Faasil on shooting C U Soon during the lockdown: 'It pushed me to get back to work'

For some years now, audiences across the country, and not just the South, have been waiting to see what Fahadh Faasil will do next. His upcoming film, C U Soon, premieres on Amazon Prime Video on 1 September.

Indian film and the Dalit identity: Perariyathavar is the cinema that a caste-society needs to become humane
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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 movie review: Same ol' patriarchal trope wrapped in taut direction and a charming cast
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Kappela movie review: Same ol' patriarchal trope wrapped in taut direction and a charming cast

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
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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
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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.

Malayalam filmmaker Sachy dies at 48; Prithviraj Sukumaran condoles death of frequent collaborator
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Malayalam filmmaker Sachy dies at 48; Prithviraj Sukumaran condoles death of frequent collaborator

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?
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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, Malayalam actor, passes away aged 67 at his residence in Thiruvananthapuram
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Ravi Vallathol, Malayalam actor, passes away aged 67 at his residence in Thiruvananthapuram

Ravi Vallathol hadn’t acted for some time and was undergoing treatment for his ailments