The Great Father, which hit the theatres on March 30, 2017 is still the talk of the M'town. The Mammootty starrer has set some big records at the box office and thus giving a big boost to the industry.
Apart from The Great Father's hunt at the box office,
the results of the 64th National Film Awards also came in as a
pleasant surprise to the Malayalam film industry. Read about these
and other major Mollywood news of the week.
The Great Father's Hunt At The Box Office
The Great Father's amazing run at the box office
continues. The film, which took a bumper opening did have a great
weekend, as well. According to the reports, the film managed to
cross the 20-Crore mark within 4 dyas of time and thus making it
the fastest Malayalam movie to achieve this feat.
1971 Beyond Borders Opens To Mixed Reviews
Mohanlal starrer 1971 Beyond Borders, directed by Major
Ravi did hit the theatres on April 07, 2017. The movie, which had a
big release has opened to mixed reviews from the audiences.
64th National Film Awards Announced
The results of the 64th National Film Awards were announced and
it was a proud moment for Malayalam film industry as some of the
big awards came its way.
Actress Surabhi was adjudged the Best Actress for her
performance in Minnaminungu whereas Mohanlal also won a
special jury award for his performances in Pulimurugan,
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol and Janatha Garage.
Syam Pushkar was adjudged the best scriptwriter for his work in
Peter Hein won the award for Best Choreographer for his work in
Pulimurugan. Aadish Praveen was adjudged the Best Child
Puthan Panam Gets A New Release Date
Mammootty-Ranjith team's Puthan Panam will hit the
theatres much earlier than expected. The movie will grace the
theatres as a Vishu release and the makers have locked April 12,
2017 as the new release date of the movie.
Mammootty and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar To Team Up Once Again
If reports are to be believed, popular actress Varalaxmi
Sarathkumar is all set play the feamle lead in Mammootty's upcoming
movie with Ajai Vasudev. Earlier, Mammootty and Varalaxmi
Sarathkumar had teamed up for the movie Kasaba.
Take Off Impresses Kollywood Celebrities
Take Off, which hit the theatres on March 24, 2017 is
still the talk of the town. The movie has won praises of Kollywood
celebrities like Suriya, Kamal Haasan, Sivakarthikeyan etc. The
celebrities took to their respective Twitter accounts to praise the
Dhyan Sreenivasan Gets Hitched
Young actor Dhyan Sreenivasan got married to his longtime
girlfriend Arpita Sebastian on April 07, 2017 in Kannur. The
marriage ceremony was attended by the near and dear ones of
Meanwhile, Mohanlal starrer 1971 Beyond Borders was
expected to break the records set by The Great Father, but
it has failed to do so. The public response is also not that
favourable for 1971 Beyond Borders.
On the other hand, some big Malayalam movies are all set to make
this Vishu and Easter season a big one for the sudiences. As
mentioned above, Mammootty starrer Puthan Panam will be
the first one to hit the theatres on April 12, 2017.
Nivin Pauly's much awaited movie Sakhavu will also make it to the theatres this week. The film, directed by Sidhartha Siva has been scheduled for a release on April 15, 2017. Asif Ali's Adventures Of Omanakuttan might also make it to the theatres in this week.