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.
On Dhanush, Dulquer Salmaan's birthdays, Genelia Deshmukh, Karthik Subbaraj, Prithviraj Sukumaran wish actors
On Dhanush's birthday, the first single from his upcoming movie Jagame Thanthiram titled Rakita Rakita was released
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Helen movie review: Kumbalangi’s Anna Ben aces a smart survival thriller that spotlights social prejudice
Anna Ben, the charming curly-haired debutant from Kumbalangi Nights, proves with Helen that she has the acting muscle to carry a film on her slim shoulders.
Under World movie review: The shooting of an act of unspeakable violence is the only imaginative moment in this generic Asif Ali starrer
There are a few seconds when it feels like Under World may perhaps lift itself out of its ordinariness to become something more than a waste of time.
Moothon movie review: Geethu Mohandas' Malayalam-Hindi bilingual shows us a Nivin Pauly we’ve never seen before
Even by the high standards of Malayalam cinema, Moothon is a film that stands out for its visceral emotional tapestry interwoven with action-thriller elements.
Sobhita Dhulipala on pursuing Geetu Mohandas for a role in Moothon, Bard of Blood, and her upcoming projects
In an interview with Firstpost, Sobhita says, "If there's a good story, I'll always seek it with all my sincerity. I'm an actor. A storyteller. I am not too attached to the outcome, never was, and I don't think I'll be either. I'm just happy to be here."
Brother's Day is about extreme violence that fails to evoke any empathy for the survivors because they are so sketchily written.
Mammootty turns 68: How the Malayalam megastar stays relevant by straddling big-budget films with meaningful cinema
Reinvention perhaps explains the longevity of this Mammootty, who continues to co-exist with his 33- year-old superstar son, Dulquer Salmaan.
Four films, one weekend: Love Action Drama, Ittymani: Made in China, Brothers Day, Finals kick start Onam festivities
Nivin Pauly has not had a hit in a long time, and the early release of his film Love Action Drama may secure him an edge over other Onam releases.
Porinju Mariam Jose movie review: Love in the time of class bias, an independent heroine and average writing
In Porinju Mariam Jose, the lead actor is the archetypal superhero of conventional commercial Indian cinema, invincible in physical combat.
National Awards 2019: Best Production Designer Vinesh Banglan on designing sets of Kammara Sambhavam
Vinesh Banglan, who won the Best Production Design honour at National Awards 2019, says Malayalam cinema has won the position only four times.
Mohanlal's Ittymaani, Nivin Pauly's Love Action Drama, Prithviraj's Brothers Day head for crowded Onam weekend
There are as many as six big Malayalam releases on or around Onam this year, from Mohanlal's Ittymani: Made in China to Prithviraj Sukumaran's Brothers Day.
For the most part then, Sathyam Paranja Vishwasikkuvo? is entertaining, engrossing and intelligent.
Oh! Baby, Oopriri, Kadaram Kondan show South Indian producers are vying for remake rights of international blockbusters
While producers walk the extra mile to approach the original producers to buy the remake rights, the makers of Miss Granny actually approached Samantha Akkineni to adapt their film in Telugu.