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 […]

Frames in Movies

Mohanlal in Chandralekha – A Masterclass in acting comedy

I don’t think there is another lead actor in India who does comedy better than Mohanlal used to do in his prime. There is also perhaps no other better testimonial to it than the uproarious Chandralekha. If Mohanlal is rib-tickling loud in some scenes, its about his subtle change of expressions in others. He walks […]

Frames in Movies

Lucifer and its frames

The main reason behind Lucifer’s great repeat value is its superior picturization quality , the perfection Prithviraj Sukumaran achieved behind most of his frames and detailing that you notice in subsequent viewings. As Lucifer turns one year, few of my favorite frames from the movie and why it stands out: Also Read: Mammootty through Years […]


Dear Mohanlal – How do you still keep doing this magic at box-office !

Dear Mohanlal, Let’s start with 2013. Its the year where Prithviraj gave the terrific Memories and Mumbai Police and had succeeded in converting lot of his haters to fans. Fahad Faazil announced his arrival through Amen, Annayum Rasoolum and Artist. Dileep continued to make money with his comedy movies. Meanwhile on the other side ,you […]


Those Magical ‘Mohanlal’ Moments

When someone once made a list of  ’50+ things only a Proud Mallu will understand’, the first in the list was a photo of Mohanlal with the caption – ‘This man is part of your daily life. Literally’. That just sums it up. From a career that has entertained us for over 36 years, here’s […]

Top Movie Moments

Padmarajan – Mohanlal : Remembering An Association That Gave Us Nothing But Classics

Sometimes you watch a movie to witness a director’s genius at work and sometimes for the sheer pleasure of viewing a magnificent actor at his best. The biggest feast ever for a cine goer is when you get to experience both of these in one movie. In Malayalam we have had several great actor-director partnerships […]