Nyla Usha says that playing a full-fledged role in a character-driven movie requires a very high level of grooming and preparation.
Nyla Usha says that playing a full-fledged role in a character-driven movie requires a very high level of grooming and preparation.
Saniya Iyappan could not have asked for a better character to launch her career as a heroine.
The romance portrayed in this movie is very much different from the conventional love stories we've been watching.
Controversies follow the project from different quarters. Once they start they will go on. They can mislead people, says director Kamal.
It is only when we drive on road that our driving skills get polished. Similarly, Pranav too would do well in future, Jeethu Joseph says about.
Cinema doesn’t project only the good aspects of society. It in fact reflects the realities of our society. One should be able to understand it with tolerance, says Jyoti Shah.
The director sprung a surprise on the movie-lovers when he announced that Tamil super star Vikram will be essaying the lead role in Karnan instead of Prithviraj. Vimal reveals the truth behind this to Onmanorama.
In an exclusive interview with Onmanorama, Sinha spoke about what she likes about Salman Khan, what fashion means to her and how she overcomes setbacks by drowning herself in work.
Many bitter truths hide beneath this disproportionate division of power based on gender. The movie will lend clarity to gender inequality, Salim Kumar says.
Abeel says that as a kid, he was too scared to attend classes at school because he was mocked there for what he was.
Theater owners asked us why a small film like ours was released at the time when huge movies too were slated to hit the theaters, said the actor-producer.
It was back in 2001 that Kollam native Murali Jayan came up with the claim that legendary actor Jayan was his father.
We need people who can influence the public's basic attitude to change arrogance towards environment, the veteran actor says.
The narrative's platform is a 65-foot pit – which is the also the real protagonist – in which a bunch of people get trapped.
The Vikram Vedha star recounted travails of his formative years while taking part in an award ceremony in Chennai recently.
Director Ashiq Abu speaks on the making of Mayaanadhi and the warm reception it is receiving.
In the much-awaited Mammootty flick 'Masterpiece,' John will be seen playing a spirited college guy.
'I will definitely keep experimenting on and off the screen but will never leave my passion behind,' says the music performer.
Movies such as Odiyan do not happen always, such characters demand strict preparation, says Mohanlal.
I apologize for leaving abruptly without bidding adieu to my audience and keeping them in the dark: Mathu.
Though late by 12 years, the Thanmatra actress hopes to cover the ground she lost and be back in the running for more memorable roles.
No matter what innovations happen, the effort in creating a movie is the same. There are newer risks, newer comforts. All what matters is good cinema, says the veteran actor.
In a candid interview, Nedumudi Venu talks about those painful episodes in his career as an actor which made him extremely disappointed.
Artistic freedom is challenged everywhere and it is comparatively less under threat in India, 'Take Off' director said.
The roles he had essayed over the years were minute, but they were so varied that one may hardly identify and notice him.
Even though the movie is a big hit, Sunu Lakshmi was a little upset that people don’t really recognize her.
I cannot guarantee that a movie will be a hit. I am supposed to add certain elements to make it a hit. But I do not do that, says Gautham Menon.
An artist's responsibility is to speak for his and others' works that fall prey to intolerance.
It is my duty to try to understand the younger generation, says the versatile actor, who is completing 40 years in film industry.
About the film's title amid the charged atmosphere of religious intolerance in the country, she said she did not find any fault with the title and that liked it very much.
The director who brought several fresh ofaces into Malayalam cinema has modelled his comeback movie on late actor Kalabhavan Mani.
'It's appalling and we have regressed as a nation,' the actress said commenting on the hullabaloo the movie 'Padmavati' has attracted.
The actor who minces no words while articulating his opinion also said he felt something mysterious about Dileep issue.
After doing graduation in Law, Manju Vani worked in a law firm and then moved to Dubai to work as an RJ.
Artist and sculptor Riyas Komu, who is on a mission to remediate the scattered political boundaries across South Asia
I consider it extremely fortunate to have gained the opportunity to act in the Arunkumar Aravind movie.
With the success of the character, Jalian Kanaran, Hareesh played on mini screen the name ‘Kanaran’ has become a suffix to his name.
Talk about Mythili and the frame that pops up is that of Paleri Manikyam, the character in the Ranjit film, which gave her a break in Malayalam.
The director speaks about how the theme of his latest film, 'Villain', evolved, Mohanlal's initial apprehensions about the title of the movie and so on.
The actor who has made a niche for himself in both Tamil, as well as Malayalam film industries, shares a few interesting filmy tidbits with Onmanorama.
Shanthi Krishna, the yesteryear girl-next-door actor, has not changed a wee bit.
A multi-talented personality, Renuka carries the gifts of technology, music, and letters gracefully with her.
A post graduate in psychology, Lena puts her knowledge to use in her interactions with people and shares some tips to detect a lie when it is mouthed.
The poet-lyricist says he doesn't think there is any relation between the so-called film industry and art as of now.
As 'Villain' is in the final stages of chipping and polishing, Unnikrishnan opens up about the hurdles he had to cross while making one of the most challenging projects.
'Ramaleela' was Arun’s pet project – something that the debutante director incubated for over five years before finally hatching it on the reel.
Actor Delna, who's 'Kurangu Bommai' has marked its presence in the industry, is eager to shun stereotypes and clinch that 'boisterous' dream role of her's.
Largely playful and restless, Neeraj never took movies seriously till his sidekick role with Mohanlal in 'Drishyam'.
Shamna Kasim chose to go for a clean head for her role in Kodi Veeran.
As one of the well-received Onam releases, 'Adam Joan' has fetched for Bhavana, bouquets from all quarters.
Like or dislike him, but you cannot ignore him. Sathosh Pandit is always a hot topic when his name comes up for discussion.
As a trainer to teachers in his latest flick, Mammootty gives us more reasons to adore him with his disarming simplicity.
The first ever Lal Jose-Mohanlal starrer, the film is sure to open up a lot more chances for Reshma, the young nurse who accidentally hit it big-time in the industry.
Salim Kumar, who plays a super-duper vice-principal in the movie, is thrilled to bits as he talks about his latest movie.
'Althaf wanted the title to arouse as much curiosity as the movie is bound to', says Nivin.
Commenting on the nature of his first Mollywood movie after a long break, Sangeeth Sivan said E was neither a typical horror movie nor a normal thriller which takes your breath away.
More than three decades after he left the world of mortals, the story of child prodigy Edmund Thomas Clint graces the silver screen.
Chatting happily to Onmanorama, he traced the paths he trod to find a niche for himself as a character actor.
As her comeback Malayalam film E is getting ready for release later this month, she engages in a candid chat with Onmanorama and elaborates on the film and the character.
The ever-impish Madhavan turns ebullient as he talks about the couple who has just delivered a hit.
'Odiyan, the dreaded black magician, can nip off a fully grown fetus from a mother's womb with the tip of a bamboo', said director Menon.
If Fahadh Faasil’s trademark is his receding hairline, Farhaan Faasil's signature is his messy hairdo.
While Mohanlal's son Pranav is making his debut in Mollywood, Priyadarshan's daughter Kalyani is all set to enter the tinsel town as the heroine of Telugu actor Nagarjuna's superstar son.
The actor-script writer says it is better to remain silent while you are preparing a film or book or anything you wish to talk through,” Gopy says.
Nimisha Sajayan talks about her first-ever movie experience.
'Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum' revolves around two characters, the accused and the accuser. The movie unfolds events at a police station in a span of two days.
The yesteryear heroine says that accepting the age factor and adapting to the changing times are her secret to staying young.
Rahul, who identifies himself as an introvert, is popular among TV audience, thanks to D4Dance, a dance reality show and 'Ponnambili' a serial; both aired on Mazhavil Manorama
After 'Adi Kapyare Kootamani' she was conspicuous by her absence in recent releases. Where has she gone? Namitha herself files the reply.
The movie, which is dedicated to the landless workers, has the terrain also as a protagonist.
'My character in Careful is different from all the roles I have done so far. I play a mature homemaker, much similar to my real life', she said.
'Godha is not that wild sportsman story you may expect. But it is indeed a good movie, which you'll never regret watching'
'Godha' will be a different experience to the Malayalam audience as it narrates the story of a female wrestler.
The hunky actor has turned playback singer for his latest movie, ‘Achayans’, and the song has been viewed by more than seven lakh people on YouTube.
Ranjith Sankar takes time off to slate our curiosity when the subject in question is movies – something he’s been passionate about all through his life.
Meet Anu Sithara, the pretty lass who plays heroine in Ranjith Shankar's 'Ramante Edanthottam'.
The ever-smiling young superstar talks about his latest release and the kind of stuff that drives him.
The 32-year-old actor essays the role of Bhallala Deva in the SS Rajamouli-directed war epic, which released Friday to a record-breaking opening.
Nivin, at the peak of his popularity surprised everyone by taking a sabbatical that lasted for more than a year. He tells us why.
Director Shrikumar Menon says BR Shetty's mega investment would unleash a world class movie from India.
Priyadarshan said he did not understand why people are questioning his frequent collaborator Akshay Kumar winning the best actor honor.
The day he left the city to be with his sweetheart is still fresh in his memory.
While 'Take Off' movie is getting rave reviews from viewers, Fahadh tells us that he was the last person to associate with the project.
At a time when movie makers refuse to get out of the comforts of mainstream cinema, Sandeep experiments with his medium and audience.
If the movie’s director S.S.Rajamouli had a third eye, it was none other than Cyril. Rajamouli only had to visualize and Cyril would bring alive those mental images.
The actress best known for the unforgettable roles in 'Ente Sooryaputhrikku' and 'Ulladakkam' expects that Malayali movie audience will accept her latest outing as well.
It was editor Shameer Muhammed who took all that work and stitched together to make some of the most electrifying sequences in OMA and Anagamaly Diaries.
Although just three-movie-old, Midhun Manuel Thomas is a name to be reckoned with among new-gen directors.
Although just one-movie old, Karthick Naren has already been elevated to the row of mainstream filmmakers in Kollywood, thanks to the wide acceptance for 'D16'.
Music is lifeblood for singer Sooraj Santhosh. However, the lead vocalist of the Malayalam music band 'Masala Coffee' vouches that a state award wasn’t even in his wildest dreams.
Prithviraj’s remarks stood out as a beacon of hope amid the cacophony that sometimes bordered on misogyny.
Rana Daggubati talks about his multilingual ventures and the efforts that went into the making of his latest Bollywood hit 'The Ghazi Attack'.
Jayaraj, who puts artistic value of a film well ahead of its commercial prospects, made some elucidating comments on the film Veeram.
Priya Anand opens up on her fascination for Sreedevi, new projects, Mollywood and much more.
Kamal talks about the surprise exit of Vidya Balan and the dramatic entrance of Manju Warrier and the challenges a movie maker faces these days.
The actor says team Singam was against another sequel to the cop saga but the story line overtook their plans.
Ever since the teaser of Si3 aka Singam 3 hit the internet with a bang, Suriya fans all over the world have been eagerly waiting for the film.
It was a dream come true for Thressyamma when 'Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol' was projected across the Greenland Theater on its opening day.
Director Jibu Jacob shares the experience of Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol.
Sophia Paul is excited. The movie she produced, 'Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol' is about to be released on January 20 after a month of uncertainty.
'Unprofessional and unethical,' said director Kamal when asked about actor Vidya Balan’s decision to drop out of his ambitious biopic on Kamala Das.
Geetu talks about her debut directorial venture in Malayalam 'Moothon' starring Nivin Pauly in the lead.
Indian origin British actor Dev Patel lost the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role award to Aaron Taylor-Johnson at the 74th Golden Globes.
After a hiatus of six years, Lal is back as producer with Honeybee 2.0, a double treat for movie buffs.
Football is Greek to actor Jayasurya but that didn’t prevent him from becoming a part of biopic film on legendary footaballer VP Sathyan.