The past week was not an eventful one for the Malayalam film industry. There was only a single release in the past week in the form of Adoor Gopalakrishnan's Pinneyum, which has Dileep and Kavya Madhavan in the lead roles.
The film industry also celebrated the first day of the Malayalam
New Year on August 18, 2016. Here, we list the major highlights of
the past week.
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Pinneyum Opens To Mixed Reviews
Pinneyum, directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan and
featuring Dileep and Kavya Madhavan in the lead roles, hit the
theatres on August 18, 2016. The film has opened to mixed reviews.
While a certain set of critics gave the films a thumps up, some
other sections bashed the movie.
Team Kammara Sambhavam Begins Shoot
The shoot of Dileep's most awaited movie Kammara
Sambhavam began on August 18, 2016(Chingam1). The makers of
the film also released the first look poster of the film.
Kammara Sambhavam would be directed by Ratheesh Ambat
under the script written by Murali Gopy.
Nadhir Shah Begins Kattapanayile Hrithik Roshan
Nadhir Shah began the shoot of his upcoming film
Kattapanayile Hrithik Roshan, which would have Vishnu
Unnikrishnan in the lead role. The film, which narrates the story
of a guy who wants to make it big in films, is being produced by
First Look Poster Of The Great Father
Mammootty's upcoming film, which would be directed by debutante
Haneef Adeni, has been titled as The Great Father. The
film would be produced by August Cinemas. The makers of the film
recently released the first look poster of the film.
Pretham And Ann Maria Declared As Hits
Pretham, which released on August 12, 2016 and Ann
Maria Kalippilaanu, which released on August 5, 2016, have
garnered good reports and are going strong at the box-office. Both
the films are on the way to become big hits.
Mohanam 2016 Sparks Controversies
Mohanam 2016, which was held in Calicut on August 15, 2016, to
honour Mohanlal was attended by celebrities of film industry. The
event had its own share of controversies as directors Vinayan and
Ali Akbar accused the makers of the show of hiding the news of
writer T A Rasaq's death, for the sake of the show.
Oppam Songs Released
The songs of Mohanlal's upcoming movie Oppam got
released in the past week. The songs have garnered attention,
especially the song Chinnama Adi.. sung by M G
The first day of Malayalam New Year is considered to be a good
one by the Malayalam film industry. Major actors of the film
industry like Mammootty, Mohanlal, Dileep, Dulquer Salmaan, Jayaram
etc. took to Facebook to wish all their fans on the special
Film-makers also opt to start the shoot of their films on this
particular day, as it is considered to be a good one for the films
Meanwhile, major Malayalam movie release of August have already
hit the theatres. Upcoming Malayalam film Dum, which has
Lal and Shine Tom Chacko in the lead roles, is expected to hit the
theatres this week.
The list of Malayalam movies, which would hit the theatres during the Onam season, is ready. As per the reports, Oozham, Oppam, Welcome To Central Jail, Kochavva Paulo Ayyapa Coelho etc. are the movies which would hit the theatres during Onam season.