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Review Roundup: Lion

January 31, 2006

As predicted, the Lion is roaring. According to reports, this political-family entertainer is a big hit due to the unprecedented opening. Lion was also helped by the fact that the release of Balram vs Taradas has been moved to March. The music is by one of our favourite composers, Deepak Dev and he has really […]

Why film abroad?

January 26, 2006

Dileep and Kavya Madhavan Most Malayalam movie songs are filmed on location in either Kerala, Ooty, Kodaikanal or the recent favourite Pollachi. Thus Malayalam film industry did not join their brothers and sisters in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies who go and dance on the streets of various foreign countries, embarassing everyone in the process. […]

Balram Vs Taradas Vs Lion

January 23, 2006

This week there are two interesting releases: Balram Vs Taradas starring Mammotty and Lion starring Dileep. Last time when Mammotty and Dileep had their movies released together, Dileep was the winner. The earlier competition was between Nerariyan CBI and Chanthupottu. After losing to Dileep, Mammotty camp had to come up with a strategy to tackle […]

Movie Review: Chanthupottu

January 13, 2006

Chandupottu is a simple tale. It’s about a boy who grows up in a small fishing village in the company of girls. He’s more at ease with girls than boys. After an incident involving him and another kid, his dad (played by Lal) ends up jail for murder. Radha (krishnan) is brought up by his […]

2005 – Year of Superstars.

December 29, 2005

Few years back there was great hope in malayalam film industry with quite a number of young actors debuting. Many of us thought that era of Mammootty and Mohanlal (super stars) are over and a new dawn for malayalam cinema is around the corner with the infusion of young talent. If one had harbored such […]

Movie Review: Vettam

December 5, 2005

In the movie Vettam (meaning Light), there is a scene where Dileep sits next to a girl who is scared of flying. He plays a few pranks on her, but later puts a stolen necklace into her bag so that he would not get caught by the police officer (Radha Ravi) traveling in the same […]