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Achanurangatha Veedu

Director: Lal Jose Producer: Reji Kuthazhath Cast: Salim Kumar, Prithviraj, Indrajith, Madhu Warrier, Harisree Ashokan, Rajan P Dev, Samvritha Sunil, Suja Karthika, Cherthala Lalitha, Meena Ganesh, Mukta Music: Alex Paul The storywriter of the film Babu Janardhanan revealed that the film deals with the difficulties that a middle class family faces and the vital role …

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Naran

Cast:Mohanlal, Madhu, Innocent, Jagathy, Sidiq, Devyani, Sona, Bhawana Music :Deepak Dev Camera:Shaji Director :Joshi Banner :Ashirwad films Velayudhan (Mohanlal), an orphan who came floating on a raft during floods, was brought up by Valiya Nambiar (Madhu), a do-gooder zamindar of village Mullankolli. He grows up to be Mullankolli Velayudhan, a local rowdy with a good …

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Nerariyan CBI

Nothing succeeds like success. And there has been no greater success than the CBI Diary Kurippu series. And there has been no better successful investigator than Sethurama Iyer in the history of Malayalam cinema. So, in a sense, Nerariyan CBI (a historical fourth in the series) has success built into it. And all that director …

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Vargam

Cast: Prithviraj,Mamta, Cochin Haneefa,Saikumar, Rajan P Dev, Salim Kumar, Devan, Anand, TS Raju, Koottikkal Jayachandran, Ambika Mohan Direction: M. Padmakumar Music: Thej A dishonest cop trying to turn a new leaf and wanting to come to grips with his heinous past is not a new theme exactly. We have seen both Mohanlal and Mammooty attempt …

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Pothenvava

Cast: Mammootty, Nedumudi Venu, Rajan P Dev, Kalasaala Babu, Sai Kumar,Salim Kumar, Shammi Thilakan, Sphadikam George, Usha Uthup, Gopika, Bhavana Direction: Joshy Production: Lal Music: Alex Paul on the surface, ‘Pothanvava’ looks like a slick film, very fast paced and hilarious, but it suffers from one-upmanship of Mammootty that ultimately detracts from its theme and …

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Classmates

Director Lal Jose has come out with an interesting film this Onam. “Classmates” is about a group of students coming together on their college campus after 15 years to commemorate the wishes of a deceased friend. We are first introduced to P. Sukumaran (Prithviraj), a haggard-looking diamond merchant from Mumbai with an overgrown beard, then …

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Bada Dosth

  Director:     Viji Thamby. Producer:     Siddique Cast:     Suresh Gopi, Jyothirmayi, Manikuttan, Manoj K Jayan, Siddique, Cochin Haneefa, Vijayakumar, Riaz Khan, Kiran Raj, Vinod, Karthika, Rani, Veni etc Music:     M Jayachandran Lyrics:     Rajeev Aalumkal Bada Dosth is an underworld don with a clean image. He runs two charity organizations: Amma, an …

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Mahasamudram

  Cast:    Mohanlal, Laila, Laya, Jagadi, Innocent, Sai Kumar, Siddhique Direction:    Dr S Janardhanan Production:    Suresh Kumar Music:    M. Jayachandran Onam celebrations have begun for Malayalam cinema with two superstar movies making it to the theatres. First was Mammootty’s “Bhargavacharitham Moonam Khandam”, and now comes Mohanlal’s “Mahasamudram”. Directed by debutant S. Janardhanan, the film sees …

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Kaiyoppu

  Director Ranjith Producer Ranjith Writer Ranjith Cast :Mammootty, Khushboo, Mukesh, Nedumudi Venu, Mammu Koya, Narayanan Nair, Jaffer, Neena Kurup, Ayisha Music: Manikanth Lyrics: Shibu Chakravorthy Ranjith’s Kaiyoppu revolves around the story of an orphan Balachandran (Mammootty). Balachandran, who hails from Nileswaram, works as a clerk in a fertilizer company. He is a voracious reader …

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