Malayalam: News

15 Sep 2023

Malayalam Movies

Alencier Ley Lopez refuses to apologize over sexist remarks

Malayalam actor Alencier Ley Lopez has surrounded himself in a controversy after making "sexist" remarks. Although he is facing backlash on social media, the actor has refused to apologize for his comments.

05 Sep 2023

Malayalam Movies

Malayalam producer Baiju Panicker dies at 59

In a shocking piece of news from the Malayalam industry, film-television producer Baiju Panicker breathed his last on Monday (September 4). According to reports, Panicker was 59 years old at the time of his passing away. The cause of his death has not been revealed yet.

23 Aug 2023

Dulquer Salmaan

'King of Kotha': Cast, plotline, team, release date—everything to know

After months of speculation, the long-awaited moment is nearly here: Dulquer Salmaan's highly-anticipated film King of Kotha is slated to hit theaters on Thursday (August 24).

09 Aug 2023

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala to 'Keralam': Assembly passes resolution to rename state

In a significant development, the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday adopted a unanimous resolution urging the central government to officially rename the state "Keralam," according to PTI.

25 Jul 2023

Tamil Cinema

Rajinikanth vs Dhyan Sreenivasan: What's 'Jailer' films' controversy all about

Two films, two actors, same title, same release date. That's what the controversy is about.

20 Jul 2023

Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah's birthday: His top 5 lesser-known non-Bollywood films

Naseeruddin Shah, one of the most notable Indian actors in parallel cinema, turned 73 on Thursday (July 20).

15 Jul 2023

Malayalam Movies

'Padmini' producer accuses Kunchacko Boban of skipping promotions

The tiff between Mollywood actors and producers has once again captured headlines, with Kunchacko Boban becoming the latest actor to be caught up in the controversy.

08 Jul 2023

Tamil Cinema

Revathi's birthday special: Actor's top 5 roles you should watch

Revathi, also known as Asha Kelunni Nair, the critically acclaimed Indian actor who predominantly works in Tamil and Malayalam cinema, turned 57 today (July 8).

27 Jun 2023

Malayalam Movies

Malayalam filmmaker Baiju Paravoor (42) dies of suspected food poisoning

In a shocking piece of news, Malayalam filmmaker Baiju Paravoor passed away due to suspected food poisoning. Per reports, the 42-year-old director, who has worked as a production controller on about 45 films, breathed his last on Monday. He was awaiting the release of his directorial debut film Secret.

27 Jun 2023

Malayalam Movies

Notable works of late Malayalam actor, CV Dev (83)

Veteran Malayalam actor CV Dev died at the age of 83 on Monday, said reports. According to The Hindu, he was undergoing treatment for cardiovascular ailments.

16 May 2023

Malayalam Movies

Mollywood producer PKR Pillai, known for 'Chithram,' dies at 92

PKR Pillai, a celebrated Malayalam film producer and distributor left for heavenly abode on Tuesday. He was 92.

10 May 2023

Malayalam Movies

Mollywood filmmaker Jude Anthany Joseph accuses Antony Varghese of cheating

Mollywood filmmaker Jude Anthany Joseph, who is currently basking in the success of his recently released film 2018, is making headlines.

08 May 2023

Malayalam Movies

Drug abuse case: Increased police presence on Malayalam film sets

The Malayalam film industry has been rocked by allegations of drug use among young actors. Reportedly, the Kerala Film Producers' Association (KFPA) and other film bodies recently banned actors Shane Nigam and Sreenath Bhasi.

18 Apr 2023

Sony LIV

'Jai Mahendran': Everything about SonyLIV's first-ever Malayalam original show

After introducing originals in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages, SonyLIV is now looking to tap into the rich cultural heritage of Malayalam cinema with its first-ever original show in the language.

08 Apr 2023

Prithviraj Sukumaran

'Aadujeevitham': Director Blessy reacts to Prithviraj Sukumaran-led film's trailer leak

The trailer of Aadujeevitham (The Goat Life) was dropped late on Friday (April 7) by its lead actor Prithviraj Sukumaran.

24 Mar 2023

Movie Review

'Purusha Pretham' review: Predictable dark comedy thriller sans gripping tale 

Aavasavyuham director Krishand has returned to entertain the audience with a new film, Purusha Pretham. This time, he has picked a dark comedy genre mixed with a thriller.

17 Mar 2023

OTT releases

'Purusha Pretham': When, where to watch Malayalam film on OTT

After receiving several accolades and rave reviews for his last feature film, Aavasavyuham, Malayalam director Krishand is returning with another movie, titled Purusha Pretham.

07 Mar 2023

Malayalam Movies

Malayalam actor Bala Kumar hospitalized due to liver-related ailments

Actor Bala, popularly known for playing supporting roles in films such as Big B, Veeram, and Lucifer was hospitalized on Tuesday following liver-related ailments.

04 Mar 2023

Malayalam Movies

Top 5 films of Malayalam actor Mithun Ramesh

Malayalam actor Mithun Ramesh has been hospitalized in Kerala. The actor-anchor is suffering from Bell's Palsy, a condition that paralyzes one side of the face.

24 Feb 2023

TV News

Mohanlal's 'Bigg Boss Malayalam' Season 5 teaser released

Bigg Boss is one of the most famous reality shows in India. Bigg Boss Hindi's success paved the way for other industries to start their own versions. From Kamal Haasan hosting Bigg Boss Tamil to Mohanlal hosting Bigg Boss Malayalam, fans have enjoyed it all.

03 Feb 2023

Dulquer Salmaan

Dulquer Salmaan starrer 'King of Kotha' second-look poster is out! 

Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan who won hearts with his last outing Sita Ramam is back with yet another movie King of Kotha.

03 Feb 2023

Dulquer Salmaan

11 years of Dulquer Salmaan: Top unmissable films 

When Dulquer Salmaan started his acting career in 2012, his work was restricted to Malayalam cinema mostly. Cut to the present, Salmaan has become a pan-India actor.

23 Nov 2022

Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj Sukumaran, Nayanthara's 'Gold' receives new release date

Good news for all those who were waiting to find out about the release date of Prithviraj Sukumaran and Nayanthara-starrer Gold.

02 Aug 2022


5 Malayalam actors who passed away at a young age

It's always heartbreaking to find out that our most beloved actors and celebrities are no longer with us.

29 Jul 2022


Sarath Chandran, Malayalam actor of 'Angamaly Diaries' fame, found dead

Malayalam actor Sarath Chandran (37) was reportedly found dead on Friday.

19 Jul 2022


Google celebrates grandmother of Malayalam poetry Balamani Amma's 113th birthday

Today Google is celebrating the 113th birthday of famous Indian poet Balamani Amma, who was popularly known as the grandmother of Malayalam literature, with a Google doodle.

07 Jul 2022

Kannada Films

Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi booked under POCSO Act

Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for allegedly exposing his genitals to two minors in Thrissur, Kerala.

06 Jun 2022

Social Media

'Gold': First look of Prithviraj Sukumaran, Nayanthara starrer is out!

The first look poster of actors Prithviraj Sukumaran and Nayanthara-led action comedy titled Gold was released on Monday on social media.

30 May 2022


Malayalam singer Edava Basheer collapses while performing on stage, dies

In a tragic incident, Malayalam singer Edava Basheer breathed his last on Saturday (May 28) in Kerala's Alappuzha district.

08 Mar 2022


Kerala assault case: Court dismisses Dileep's plea, probe to continue

The Kerala High Court dismissed disgraced Malayalam superstar, Dileep's plea to suspend further investigation in the 2017 Kerala assault case on Tuesday.

01 Dec 2021


Prithviraj Sukumaran to play 'Biscuit King' in Hindi OTT debut

Prithviraj Sukumaran, who successfully directed Mohanlal in Lucifer, is about to take the next step in the same direction.

25 Nov 2021

Tamil Cinema

5 new South Indian OTT releases you should not miss

Even as theaters across the country have opened, filmmakers are still opting to go the OTT way.

24 Sep 2021

Amazon Prime Video

Fahadh Faasil's 'Joji' wins trophy at Swedish International Film Festival

Fahadh Faasil has announced that his film Joji, based on the life of an engineering dropout, has bagged a special award at the 2021 Swedish International Film Festival (SIFF).

06 Sep 2021


Malayalam movie 'Minnal Murali' to premiere on Netflix

Filmmaker Basil Joseph's upcoming Malayalam language superhero film Minnal Murali will make its debut on streaming service Netflix.

06 Sep 2021


Paulo Coelho tweets photo of Kerala autorickshaw named 'The Alchemist'

Pradeep, an auto driver in Kerala, had never imagined that printing the name of Paulo Coelho in English and one of his bestsellers The Alchemist in Malayalam behind his three-wheeler would make him famous.

17 Aug 2021


Mohanlal's '12th Man' goes on floors on Malayalam New Year

The Drishyam duo, superstar Mohanlal and director Jeethu Joseph, is back with their fourth venture, 12th Man.

16 Aug 2021

Amazon Prime Video

'#Home' trailer: It's about a father, sons and social media

Amazon Prime Video has dropped a trailer of its upcoming Malayalam movie, #Home.

22 Jul 2021


Kerala boy makes typographic portrait of Mammootty using 407 movie-names!

It's no news that Malayalam superstar Mammootty is hugely popular and to show their fandom, many have sketched him or made artworks.

09 Jun 2021


Delhi hospital official apologizes to staff over 'no Malayalam' circular

The nursing superintendent of Delhi's GB Pant Hospital has apologized for issuing a controversial circular that barred nursing staff from speaking in Malayalam on duty, saying he had "no intention to disrespect any Indian language, region, or religion."

17 Jan 2021


JEE Main 2021: Check important details here

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 Application Form.

24 Dec 2020


Malayalam filmmaker Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away

Malayalam director-screenwriter Naranipuzha Shanavas, who was recently admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack, passed away on Wednesday.

25 Nov 2020


Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' is India's entry for Oscars 2021

Director Lijo Jose Pellissery's Malayalam movie Jallikattu has been selected as India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards, also popularly known as the Oscars.

14 Sep 2020


Kerala: Malayalam actor, 44, dies after collapsing on set

Prabeesh Chakkalakkal, a 44-year-old actor and dubbing artiste, died after collapsing during a film shooting in Kerala's Kochi.

24 Aug 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput

Veteran filmmaker AB Raj passes away at 95

Veteran film director and producer AB Raj (aka Antony Basker Raj) has passed away. He was 95.

20 Jul 2020

Johnny Depp

All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

06 Jun 2020


'Choked' movie review: A rocky and restrained drama on demonetization

Anurag Kashyap's latest film Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai, streaming now on Netflix, marks many a firsts. For instance, it is perhaps the first mainstream movie set against the backdrop of 2016 demonetization drive, and is the director's first full-length feature film for Netflix.

27 May 2020


Kerala: Five, including a murder-accused, arrested for vandalizing film sets

After the vandalism of a film's sets in Kerala's Kalady (Ernakulam district) by the members of a right-wing group created uproar across the Malayalam film industry and invited a sharp reaction from the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, five persons were arrested.

25 May 2020


Kerala: Film set vandalized by right-wing group, CM promises action

Several members of a right-wing group, Antharashtra Hindu Parishad (AHP) on Sunday vandalized a film set erected at Aluva in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

22 May 2020


Stranded for two months, actor Prithviraj returns from Jordan

Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, along with a 57-member cast and crew of his upcoming movie Aadujeevitham, has returned to India.

07 Mar 2020

Prakash Javadekar

Asianet, Media One back on air as government lifts ban

The ban on two Malayalam channels, Asianet News and Media One, was lifted on Saturday, ahead of the stipulated 48-hour window.

28 Feb 2019

Akshay Kumar

Akshay-SRK to reunite for Bollywood remake of Malayalam hit film?

For months, there have been speculations about Shah Rukh Khan sharing the screen space with Akshay Kumar.

15 Feb 2019

Gully Boy

After 'Gully Boy', 'Oru Adaar Love' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Piracy giant Tamilrockers is turning out to be a menace for filmmakers these days.

05 Aug 2018


Kerala: Man dies while trying to catch Dulquer Salmaan's glimpse

Attempting to catch a glimpse of Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan cost a 45-year-old man, identified as Hari, his life.

30 Jun 2018


Such-talent-much-wow: This common man's voice has impressed Shankar Mahadevan

Taking to Twitter a short while ago, renowned musician Shankar Mahadevan shared a video of a common man singing. He also expressed interest in working with him.

27 Jun 2018

South Indian Cinema

Four South-Indian actresses resign from AMMA after rape-accused actor reinstated

Four South Indian actresses resigned from the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) after Malayalam actor Dileep, who has been accused of sexually assaulting one of the actresses, was reinstated into the film body.

27 Jun 2018


Rima Kallingal and others quit AMMA after Dileep's return

In protest against actor Dileep's reinstatement in Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA), several core members of Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) have quit the film body.

31 May 2018

Irrfan Khan

'Karwaan' to release a week earlier on August 3

Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan, and Mithila Palkar starrer "Karwaan" will now hit the theatres a week earlier.

21 May 2018

Ektaa Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor's ALTBalaji has crossed 1 million paid subscribers mark

After achieving monumental success in the television and the film industry, Ekta Kapoor is now making waves in the digital arena as well.

19 May 2018

Sunny Leone

'Veermahadevi' first look: Sunny Leone impresses as a warrior queen

Sunny Leone will be making her acting debut in the South Indian film industry with 'Veermahadevi', the first look of which was released yesterday.

14 May 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan

Malayalam film-theater actor Kalasala Babu passes away at 68

Noted Malayalam film-theater actor Kalasala Babu, 68, known for a number of villainous and character roles, passed away at a hospital in Kochi early today.

16 Apr 2018

Priya Prakash Varrier

Internet is in love with Priya Prakash all over again

Priya Prakash Varrier has once again caught the Internet's fancy. The 'Oru Adaar Love' actress is seen in a chocolate advertisement these days and people are floored by her expressions.

Calling winking blasphemous, petitioners approach SC against Priya's song

Two Hyderabad-based parties have filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court against the popular song 'Manikya Malaraaya Poovi' from Malayalam movie 'Oru Adaar Love'.

05 Apr 2018


Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith dies at 56 due to illness

Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith, known for his villain roles in movies, passed away at a private hospital in Kochi today morning, film industry sources said. He was 56.

31 Mar 2018


Malayalam movie-producers paid me less as I'm "black": Nigerian actor

A Nigerian actor, who played a prominent character in a recently released Malayalam movie, has accused its producers of "racial discrimination" as they allegedly paid him less compared to his Indian co-stars.

01 Mar 2018

Malayalam Movies

Malayalam actress breastfeeds in a bold magazine cover shoot

Gilu Joseph, a Malayalam model, actor and writer, has dared to pull off something that hasn't been attempted in the history of cover-shoots before.

12 Feb 2018

Social Media

Why is this Malayalam song Internet's latest obsession?

With Valentine's Day approaching, the Internet has been crushing over an endearing clip of a Malayalam love track 'Manikya Malaraya Poovi'.

27 Sep 2017


Sexy Durga can't be screened, may hurt sentiments: I&B Ministry

After having won accolades at international festivals across the world, it looks like Malayalam film Sexy Durga wouldn't be screened in its home country, India.

Anjali Ameer, the transgender model. Remember this name

Those, who will watch the upcoming film "Peranbu," will probably watch it because of their favorite Malayalam superstar Mammootty.