The past week wasn't a good one for Mollywood. Yes, it is a fact that most of the Malayalam films, including Ezra are doing an amazing business at the box office. But an incident, that occured towards the end of the week, did leave the entire industry in shock.
A popular Malayalam actress was abducted and attacked by a group of people, while she was returning from her shooting location. The actress went on to file a complaint with the police and the entire film fraternity expressed their support to the actress.
Meanwhile, there were certain other events and happenings that hogged the limelight in the past week. Read about those in Mollywood news of the week.
Ezra Continues Its Record Breaking Run
Prithviraj's Ezra is continuing its amazing run at the box office. The film, which completed one week of its run has grossed approximately 15 Crores from Kerala alone. The film went on to become the fastest Malayalam movie to cross the 1-Crore mark at the Kochi multiplexes
Tovino Thomas Set To Enter Kollywood
Young actor Tovino Thomas is gearing up to make a massive entry in Kollywood. Reportedly, Tovino Thomas will be seen doing the lead role in an upcoming romantic tale, directed by popular cinematographer B R Vijayalakshmi
Manju Warrier In A Mohanlal Movie, Yet Again
Actress Manju Warrier is all set to share the screen space with Mohanlal, yet again. The actress has been roped in to play the role of the leading lady in Mohanlal's upcoming movie with B Unnikrishnan. Manju Warrier will be seen playing the role of Mohanlal's wife, in the movie.
Jomonte Suviseshangal Crosses The 30-Crore mark
Dulquer Salmaan starrer Jomonte Suviseshangal, which was the first major Malayalam release of 2017 has earned some big money at the box office. Reportedly, the movie has crossed the 30-Crore mark at the worldwide box office, within 26 days of its run.
Kamal Finalises Manju Warrier As Aami
Kamal's Aami, which is the biopic on Kamala Das, has been facing a lot of troubles, of late. After Vidya Balan opting out of the project the director was in search of the right replacement for the actress. Now, the director has confirmed that Manju Warrier will be doing the lead role in the movie.
Fahadh Faasil And Sunny Wayne Team Up For A Comedy Entertainer
Fahadh Faasil and Sunny wayne are all set to appear together on screen, yet again, after their successful outing in Annayum Rasoolum. The upcoming film has been titled as Aanenkilum Allenkilum. The film, a comedy entertainer, will be directed by debutant Vivek
Ann Sheetal To Pair Up With Dulquer Salmaan
Actress Ann Sheetal, who made a good impression with her debut movie Ezra, has bagged the lead role in one of the big upcoming projects. Reportedly, the actress has been roped to play the leading lady in Dulquer Salmaan's upcoming venture to be directed by Salaam Bukhari.
As mentioned above, it is Prithviraj's Ezra that is ruling the box office by all means. Ezra is going steady at the box office and is all set to become one of the biggest blockbusters of Prithviraj's career.
Two major films are also gearing up to hit the theatres in this week. Vineeth Sreenivasan's Aby, directed by Srikanth Murali will hit the theatres on February 23, 2017. Jayaraj's much awaited film Veeram, starring Kunal Kapoor in the lead role will grace the theatres on February 24, 2017.