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The good, bad and ugly of Malayalam cinema in 2018

Malayalam filmmakers kept surprising us with their sheer respect for the craft of filmmaking and determination to offer the audience something more than just a 'time pass movie'.

Revathy slams Mohanlal's #MeToo comments, rues lack of sensitivity

Mohanlal has come under fire for his recent comments on the #MeToo movement. His remarks have irked many, including seasoned actor-filmmaker Revathy.


Mohanlal on #MeToo: It's not a movement, it's a fad

Malayalam superstar Mohanlal recently termed the #MeToo movement as a mere "fad" with a short life span.

WCC moves Kerala HC against state govt, film bodies for noncompliance of women's safety regulations

In a statement, the Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) has alleged that the Malayalam film industry has not benefited from the PoSH Act due to the noncompliance of the film organisations with the law.

Dileep counters AMMA president Mohanlal: I resigned voluntarily, not asked to resign or expelled

In his resignation letter, Dileep said he had made up his mind not to be a member of any film body until his innocence in the sexual assault case was proved in a court of law.

Before taking them back, let them come and apologise: AMMA hits back at WCC

AMMA secretary Siddique also warned that action will be taken against certain WCC members for making distasteful comments about AMMA president and actor Mohanlal.


AMMA has been lying to us, we are hurt, disrespected and very angry: Women in Cinema Collective

The WCC members alleged that the leadership of AMMA never wanted to do anything for the survivor and kept exploiting the loopholes in the bye-laws they themselves made to pass the buck.

Over 100 celebrities oppose Mohanlal as chief guest of Kerala State Film Awards

National Award-winning director Bijukumar Damodaran, popularly known as Dr Biju, issued a statement on Monday objecting to the Kerala government's move to invite Mohanlal as the chief guest of the state award distribution function.

WCC terms Mohanlal's stand on revoking Dileep's suspension from AMMA as 'disappointing'

Mohanlal had said at a recent press conference that there was no dissenting voice from any actor when the decision to take Dileep back into AMMA's fold was taken at its general body meeting held in Kochi last month.

AMMA responds to WCC, agrees to discuss Dileep issue

Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) has agreed to hold a meeting with the members of WCC and discuss their grievances regarding the reinstatement of Dileep in the film body.

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AIADMK members get 'Jayalalithaa Tattoo' to mark her 68th birthday

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): To mark the 68th birthday celebrations of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party members got Amma's picture tattooed on their arms. The tattoos read 'Amma everything for us'. Meanwhile, the party members assembled at the party headquarter to celebrate Amma's birthday. According to reports, birthday celebrations for Jayalalithaa had already begun in the state since the beginning of this month.