Noted Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Mani died at a Kochi hospital on Sunday evening. The 45-year-old actor was battling liver and kidney ailments at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. However, the late comedian’s brother Ramakrishnan has filed a police complaint alleging it was unnatural deat
Amitabh Bachchan in South Indian Film
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is off to Ooty to shoot for his Malayalam project and says he gave his nod for the film only because of his admiration for southern superstar Mohanlal. 'My admiration for Mohanlal could never have made me refuse this offer and so I do it for him,' Amitabh posted on his blog www.bigb.bigadda.com. 'Mohanlal has been and still is one of the most incredible talents from Kerala and the Malayalam film industry. I have admired him and his work through many years of my existence in this profession. He has a unique body and face language. You get the feeling that he is doing nothing, yet it results in the most amazing results -- natural, without effort and effective. Just such a joy to watch him,' he wrote. The offer for the yet-to-be-titled project came to Amitabh when he went to Kerala to attend the celebration of sound technician Resul Pookutty's Oscar victory last year. 'It was there that Mohanlal, a guest at the occasion, had come up to my room with his director Major Ravi to put up this idea and this proposal. A few weeks later, they all came to meet up with me in Mumbai to set up all the details for the shoot,' he posted. The 67-year-old is working for free in the movie. '(They) put up the inevitable question that most producers do of remuneration! I had laughed at them. What? Charge you for working for three days in a Mohanlal film? An actor I admire? You must be joking! No way, no fees, no nothing. Just tell me when I have to report and ...
Sound engineer Resul Pookutty who shot to fame after winning the prestigious Oscar Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing for Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in 2009, said he will debut as a director within three months
The teaser trailer of upcoming biopic ‘Gour Hari Dastaan — The Freedom File’ was released in showbiz capital Mumbai recently. The film is about the struggle of Gour Haridas who had to fight for 32 long years against the bureaucracy to gain recognition as a freedom fighter. Directed by Anan