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Mohanlal – 34 years of a Superstar who is still not ready to bow out

Its 34 years before on this day, 17th July 1986, that Rajavinte Makan released and Mohanlal was anointed the new Superstar of M-Town. 34 years later, not only Mohanlal has shown no signs of decline as a superstar, he still remains Malayalam industry’s biggest superstar – a feat that is perhaps not enjoyed by any […]

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Mammootty through Years

I have to admit I have become a bigger fan of Mammootty in recent years than I used to be before. What amazes me is his phenomenal consistency as a performer across all these 38+ years and an undying determination to remain relevant, keep improvising. How Mammootty has found ways to remain consistent over years- […]

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10 years of the beautiful Vaaranam Aayiram

Just read that Vaaranam Aayiram completed 10 years today. I remember 10 years back how I was stunned during its interval sequence on its first day. If Meghana(Sameera Reddy)’s death was a shocker, the most beautiful scene from the movie and one of my most favorite movie scenes ever is a phone conversation that follows when Suriya […]

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Name – Vijay Sethupathi, Job – Breaking all conventions of a Tamil Leading Actor since 2012

Most popular Tamil leading actors have a familiar pattern to their careers. They start with normal earthy roles. They get to do experimental roles and just play a character in the screenplay in the initial part of their careers. But once they get the fame, popularity and fan following, things change. Now they get a […]

Nivin, Dulquer and Nazriya in Bangalore Days
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Bangalore Days – How Anjali Menon crafted a lovely entertainer

 In a scene from Bangalore Days, Aju (Dulquer Salmaan) and Kuttan (Nivin Pauly) are still sitting in the car without talking to each other for hours after the rift they had the previous night. Aju listens to a program in radio, turns to Kuttan and says, “Sorry”. Kuttan turns, smiles and says, “You are welcome”. This […]

Mohanlal announcing Randamoozham
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Randamoozham – Apprehensions on the 1000 Crore Project

A while back Mohanlal made an announcement through Facebook Live on Randamoozham. Among other important updates, what has caught everyone’s attention is that an Abu Dhabi based Billionaire, B.R Shetty has agreed to invest 1000 crore rupees for Randamoozham project. This, if everything falls in place, would make it the most costliest movie ever in […]

Priyadarshan might have been caught up in controversy after National awards to Mohanlal and Akshay Kumar
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National Awards 2017 – Quick Review

64th National awards was announced by the jury headed by director Priyadarshan a while back. Among those here are the awards that brought a smile to most of us. 1) Zaira Wasim (Best supporting actress) – I still remember how stunned I was with this young kid’s act. She was the main reason Dangal’s first half […]