The actor is among the few comedians in Malayalam cinema to have emerged from a creative rut as a ‘character’ artist, one who now anchors movies on his own.
In her four-decade-long career, the sheer range of characters she has played set Urvashi apart from her contemporaries.
08/02/2020 2:40 PM IST
Minus Mammootty’s quirky, energetic Boss, this is a dull, formulaic revenge action thriller.
24/01/2020 7:57 PM IST
It is pitiable to watch director Siddique, who revolutionised situational comedy in Malayalam, cram forced comic lines in the middle of nowhere.
16/01/2020 7:25 PM IST
'Driving License' isn’t perfect, but it achieves what it sets out to achieve—make superstars look flawed and human.
21/12/2019 12:01 PM IST
Women characters are mostly onlookers, with their duties restricted to crying and praying for their sons, husbands and brothers.
12/12/2019 7:23 PM IST
A new generation of actors and directors expanded the scope of storytelling in the Malayalam film industry this decade.
11/12/2019 2:32 PM IST
‘Kumbalangi Nights’, ‘Unda’, ‘Moothon’, ‘Virus’— this year was a treat for Kerala’s film lovers.
03/12/2019 5:04 PM IST
Geetu Mohandas's second directorial falters mainly in the Mumbai portions, making it at times unnecessarily dark and messy.
08/11/2019 7:16 PM IST
Yavanika, Mumbai Police, Jagratha and other classics you can watch online.
08/11/2019 2:00 PM IST
From Parvathy Thiruvothu in 'Uyare' to Vinayakan in 'Kammatipaadam', the 14 best performances.
06/11/2019 5:15 PM IST
The viewer is unable to invest in a single character, including that of the lead character.
18/10/2019 6:16 PM IST
The film borrows its name from the traditional bull-taming event in Tamil Nadu, but it has nothing to do with the sport. It only adds its own layers to this indigenous tradition.
04/10/2019 5:32 PM IST
While the characters of both Pauly and Nayanthara are shoddily written, the supporting cast is also clueless and annoying.
07/09/2019 11:59 AM IST
‘Ittymaani: Made in China’ Review: This Mohanlal-Starrer Feels Like A Step Back For Malayalam Cinema
Mohanlal’s big Onam release could have been a fun family film, but it’s unfortunately pretty hard to sit through.
06/09/2019 5:50 PM IST
The talented cast is let down by a clichéd narrative and a director stuck on his old-school filmmaking skills.
23/08/2019 5:18 PM IST
Tovino was always a good actor but with ‘Kalki’, he shows us he can be a star as well. Pity about the script, though.
09/08/2019 7:45 PM IST
The two superstars have ruled Kerala’s film industry for decades. But as a new generation shapes Malayalam cinema, how will they negotiate their future path?
23/07/2019 7:06 AM IST
Unlike most of Mammootty’s recent outings, Khalid Rahman never lets the star overpower the narrative in this sensitive film.
14/06/2019 7:46 PM IST
Aashiq Abu’s movie is a triumph, and what makes it even more poignant is watching it while remembering that Kerala is once again dealing with a Nipah virus outbreak.
07/06/2019 5:48 PM IST
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