The third week of April (20th-26th) was extremely eventful for Malayalam movie industry. Mollywood witnessed a shocking demise, Ram Gopal Varma's controversial tweets about Mammootty's acting skills, Lal Jose's revelations about the cold vibes between him and Mohanlal etc last week.
The industry didn't have any movie release last week. But the Vishu release movies continued to perform well at the box office. When it comes to the major developments of last week, the team Premam released the first song of the movie; Aluva Puzhayude Theerathu.
The shocking news of the week is the sudden demise of actor-writer Mulari Gopy's wife, Anjana Pillai, who was the assistant manager at State Bank Of India, Pattom branch. She collapsed in the elevator of her apartments while coming back home after dropping her kids at the tuition center.
Another issue which made a stir in the movie industry this week was popular director Ram Gopal Varma's controversial tweets about the acting skills of Mammootty. RGV tweeted that Mammootty should hand over all his National Awards to his son Dulquer Salmaan.
He also stated that Mammootty is a junior artist while compared to his son Dulquer; to the much disappointment of Dulquer and the Malayalam celebrities. Later RGV apologized to Mammootty and Dulquer, for the statements.
Murali Gopy's Wife Passed Away
Murali Gopy's wife Anjana Pillai passed away. She 38-year-old succumbed to death due to a sudden cardiac arrest.
RGV's Controversial Tweets On Mammootty
RGV tweeted that Mammootty is a junior artist while compared to his Dulquer Salmaan.
Dulquer And M'town Celebs Bashed RGV
Dulquer Salmaan and M'town celebs bashed RGV for his controversial tweets on Mammootty's acting skills.
Mohanlal And Lal Jose In Cold War
Lal Jose revealed about his strained relationship with Mohanlal, in a recent interview.
Mammootty-Kamal Movie Titled Utopiayile Rajavu
The upcoming Mammootty-Kamal movie has been titled Utopiayile Rajavu. The movie will have Jewel Mary in the female lead.
Mohanlal To Restrict TV-Public Appearances
Mohanlal has reportedly decided to restrict the TV and public appearances, due to undisclosed reasons.
Revathi To Direct A Malayalam Movie
Revathi, the actress-director is all set to direct her first Malayalam feature film soon.
Prithviraj Joins Mohanlal's Kanal
Prithviraj will play one of the lead roles, along with Mohanlal in the upcoming movie Kanal directed by Padmakumar.
Lissy Recommends Kalaripayattu
Lissy, the actress who is back after a long break, was training for Kalaripayattu at Pondicherry.
Premam First Song Is Out
The first song of the upcoming movie Premam is out. The song has already entered the hit charts.