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Padmarajan – The Man who loved Magical Endings

Padmarajan is my most favorite filmmaker in Malayalam. I could keep on listing the reasons for the same but at the top of the list lies his wonderful consistency in catching us by surprise and leaving us spellbound at the end of his movies. As today, Jan 24th marks the director’s 26th death anniversary, here […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]