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All Time Favorites – DASHARATHAM

From Tamil star Surya to Malayalam actor Ganesh,one common thing a lot of them use to say about Mohanlal is that even his fingers and fingernails can act. In Dasharatham’s climax, when Mohanlal rests his hand on Sukumari’s shoulder and tells her -” Annie mone snehikunna pole Maggieku enne snehikaamo’ ,you could just watch his […]

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All Time Favorites – RAJAVINTE MAKAN

‘My phone number is 2255’ says Vincent Gomas and writes the number on the calendar in Ambika’s house. A one-liner that went on to become such immensely popular than perhaps its makers even dreamt of, also marked the rise of Mohanlal, the Superstar. From the villain in his debut movie , ‘Manjil Virinja Pookkal’ to […]

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All Time Favorites – KAL HO NAA HO

“Mein aankhe band karta hun to tumhe dekhta hun,Aankhe kholta hun to tumhe dekhna chahta hun,Tum paas nahi hoti to tumhe charo taraf mehsoos karta hunHar pal har ghadi har waqt mere naina mere naina ko doondate hain…..Tum meri ho, mein tumhe zindagi bhar pyar karungaMarte dam tak pyar karunga aur uske baad bhi” In […]

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All Time Favorites – ORU CBI DIARY KURIPPU

Its not easy for our filmmakers to produce whodunits today.Movie viewers have watched so many twists and turns over the past years and its difficult to surprise them totally with a suspense at the end that they did not guess somewhere between the movie. Back in 1988, S.N Swamy created a terrific script for ‘Oru CBI Diary […]

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All Time Favorites – MANICHITRATHAZHU

Despite being hugely successful at box-office and critically acclaimed ,its still difficult for movies to please all audiences equally. Some viewers don’t like action movies, some don’t like the comedies if they go over the top even slightly and some just cant stand the heartbreaking tearjerkers. A fine case of an exception , a movie that is perhaps loved […]

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All Time Favorites – MOONDRAM PIRAI

Sridevi had the author backed role in Moondram Pirai where she was expected to reap the maximum benefits and win the major awards. She played a girl who loses her memory and intelligence after an accident and hence had a greater room to display histrionics. She did a fantastic job too. Kamal Haasan gladly played […]

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All Time Favorites – NAMUKKU PARKKAN MUNTHIRI THOPPUKAL

‘Namuku gramangalil chennu rapaarkam , athikalathu munthirithoppukalil poyi munthirivalli thalirthu poovidukayum mathalanarakam pookukkayum cheytho ennu nokkaam…’ Solomon (Mohanlal) tells Sofia (Shari) this and asks her to check Bible for the rest of the lines. A proposal in Malayalam cinema has never been so beautiful before or after. Padmarajan’s 1986 movie – ‘Namuku Parkaan Munthiri Thoppukal’ released with […]

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All Time Favorites – Kilukkam

‘Ninakku avale ishtamaano ?’ ‘Mmm’ ‘Avalko ?’ ‘Njan chodichitilla’ Kilukkam is one of the finest examples in Malayalam of how you could make a perfect commercial movie and a huge blockbuster with all the ingredients in the right proportions. It had some of Malayalam Cinema’s best comedy sequences ever all which worked purely because of […]

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All Time Favorites – MOUNA RAGAM

Not all great love stories happen before marriage. Some of them start afterwards too. Not all love stories have to be candyfloss . They could be mature and deal with emotions in relationships in a more realistic manner. There are few movies that illustrates this better than Mani Ratnam’s Mouna Ragam. Mouna Ragam told the story […]