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Why actresses don’t expose in Malayalam

January 16, 2006

From today, Vellithira is moving to a permanent home. With this change comes a name change too. The new site is http://varnachitram.com/2006/01/16/why-actresses-dont-expose-in-malayalam/ When we started this site we did not know that there would be such an overwhelming response to our articles. As the readership started increasing, we realized that it should have its own […]

Bus Conductor : Review roundup

January 11, 2006

Bus Conductor put brakes to Mammootty’s dream run at the box office. The reviews and the reports suggest that this movie does not do anything great for the actor as well as the producer. After reading the reviews we feel that as a new year resolution Mammootty should promise himself that he will stay from […]

Newsmaker: Raja Ravi Varma

December 30, 2005

The painting on the left is Raja Ravi Varma’s Damayanti and the Swan. The image on the right is from a song in the movie Ananthabhadram. The song, Pinakkamano was based on the paintings of Ravi Varma. This year Ravi Varma has been in the news in both movies and archaeology. Two Italian curators Enrico […]

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 […]

The 2005 Awards..

December 27, 2005

Baradwaj Rangan gives his awards to people and movies from 2005. Here are some excerpts from the Malayalam section. Producer’s Darling of the Year: Awarded to Mammooty. The man just can’t stop giving hits — Rajamanickam, Thommanum Makkalum, Nerariyan CBI, Thaskaraveran… Person Most in Need of an Audience Verdict: Awarded to Mohanlal. He had two […]

Tanmatra not doing good

December 25, 2005

From today, Vellithira is moving to a permanent home. With this change comes a name change too. The new site is http://varnachitram.com When we started this site we did not know that there would be such an overwhelming response to our articles. As the readership started increasing, we realized that it should have its own […]

Only Kavya?

December 23, 2005

Moved to http://varnachitram.com/2005/12/23/only-kavya/