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

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

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‘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 – ‘Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal’ […]


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 […]