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Malayalam Film strike heading to a resolution?

Malayalam Film strike heading to a resolution?

Malayalam Film strike heading to a resolution? If the ongoing meeting with producers, exhibitors and distributors is successful, the almost three-week old film strike in Malayalam cinema will come to a close. This time around, however, exhibitor’s federation president Liberty Basheer won’t be included in …

Father Tom Uzhunnalil went to Yemen ignoring our warnings: Center

Father Tom Uzhunnalil went to Yemen ignoring our warnings: Center

Minister of state for external affairs M.J. Akbar Wednesday said that the central government had instructed Kerala priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped by terrorists in Yemen, to not go to that country. “Fr Uzhunnalil went to Yemen ignoring the government’s instructions. We are …

Govindachamy wants an artificial hand and 5 packets of beedi a day in jail

Govindachamy wants an artificial hand and 5 packets of beedi a day in jail

Govindachamy, who is serving a 7­year­jail term in the infamous Soumya rape­murder case at the Kannur Central Jail, has requested the police an artificial hand. His demands did not end there. The prisoner also requested DGP Anil Kant, who visited the jail Tuesday, to make …

Presenting Budget constitutional requirement: Jaitley

Presenting Budget constitutional requirement: Jaitley

Following demands by some political parties to postpone presentation of the Union Budget till assembly elections in five states are over, finance minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said presenting the budget is a ‘constitutional requirement’. “Presenting the budget is a constitutional requirement,” Jaitley said. Shiv Sena …

Actress Keerthy Suresh to play actress Savitri in her Telugu biopic

Actress Keerthy Suresh to play actress Savitri in her Telugu biopic

Actress Keerthy Suresh to play actress Savitri in her Telugu biopic Keerthy Suresh seems to be bagging top projects in the Telugu industry as well. In the upcoming Tollywood film Mahanati, which is to be directed by Nag Ashwin and scripted by Sai Madhav, Keerthy …

Friday Films Vijay Babu and Sandra Thomas’ friendship turns sour

Friday Films Vijay Babu and Sandra Thomas’ friendship turns sour

Friday Films Vijay Babu and Sandra Thomas’ friendship turns sour Actor-producer Vijay Babu and Sandra Thomas’s camaraderie has been such that the duo has paved way for some path breaker films such as Philips and the Monkey pen, Aadu, Zachariayude Garbhinikal and many others. However, …

Malayalam films to be pulled out from theaters after Dec 30

Malayalam films to be pulled out from theaters after Dec 30

The Malayalam Film Producers Council and Distributors Association Wednesday decided to withdraw Malayalam films that are currently being screened in the theaters after December 30 to put pressure on the Kerala Film Exhibitors Federation (KFEF) over the issue of splitting revenue. The Kerala Film Exhibitors …

Suresh Kalmadi sneaks into IOA from backdoor, ‘forced’ to step out

Suresh Kalmadi sneaks into IOA from backdoor, ‘forced’ to step out

Faced with a barrage of criticism, scam­tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Wednesday declined the position of the Indian Olympic Association’s life president even as the sports ministry issued a showcause notice to the IOA for its controversial decision. “I thank the Indian Olympic Association for conferring …

Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol will have situational humour

Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol will have situational humour

Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol will have situational humour Mohanlal’s upcoming release Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol has already garnered a huge response from its trailer and songs. The movie, directed by Jibu Jacob, brings together the Drishyam team of Mohanlal and Meena and is touted to be a family entertainer. …

Demonetisation:Note ban a ‘Super-Emergency’: Mamata Banerjee

Demonetisation:Note ban a ‘Super-Emergency’: Mamata Banerjee

» Demonetization a mega scam, biggest one after Independence, says Mamata » Calls the situation a “Super­Emergency” » Says federal structure (of country) totally destroyed » Dares PM to quit if situation unresolved even after 50 days » Says demonetization has pushed the country 20 …