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Lohithadas – The Master Storyteller

     All great actors attained their heights because they were able to portray some great characters written for them. For someone whom histrionics is his biggest strength, Mammootty’s most memorable characters include Amaram’s Achootty, Thaniyavarthanam’s Balan Mash and Valsyalyam’s Raghavan Nair. The rest of India came to know about Mohanlal when he first got […]

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Worst Malayalam Movies of 2012

A friend’s comment on my post –Top Malayalam Movies of 2012 prompted me to write this article. Choosing the worst from a pile of bad movies is no easy task but movies below might find place in anybody’s list for the worst films of 2012. 1) Casanova – The bigger the expectations, the bigger the debacle […]

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When willl Mammootty bounce back ?

I watched Mammootty’s Thappana last week. I had liked the couple of one-liners that appeared in the teasers that came out when the movie released but turns out those are the only good things in the entire movie. There is no story at all in the first half and Mammootty just wanders from place to place […]

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Remembering a Genius – Padmarajan

Malayalam Cinema had produced a number of great talented directors. There are highly successful directors like Fazil, Priyadarshan and Sathyan Anthikad but they have had a lot of average to below average movies in their career and did movies mostly belonging to a particular genre. Then there are directors like Adoor Gopalakrishnan and T.V Chandran […]