It was indeed a silent week for the Malayalam film industry. Well, this definitely could be considered as the calm before the big storm, as the film industry has its eyes set on the upcoming Christmas season, which holds good prospects for the industry.
Well, the past week witnessed the release of the official trailers of some of the upcoming movies. Besides that, there also came some interesting official announcements, like the Mollywood debut of Trisha Krishnan. Read about these and other major Mollywood news of the week.
Trisha Krishnan All Set For Her Mollywood Debut
Popular South Indian actress Trisha Krishnan is all set to make her Mollywood debut soon. The actress would be seen playing the leading lady in Shyamaprasad's upcoming venture Hey Jude, which has Nivin Pauly in the lead role. Reportedly, the film would narrate a romantic tale.
B Unnikrishnan Confirms His Next With Mohanlal
Finally, director B Unnikrishnan came with a confirmation regarding his next project. The writer-director would team up with Mohanlal for his next. In fact, director took more than 2 years to complete the script of the movie and reportedly, the film would be a big budget venture.
Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Trailer Is Out
After the first official teaser, the makers of Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol, came up with the official trailer of the film. The trailer has received overwhelming response, so far and if the trailer is an indication to go by, the movie would have Mohanlal in full-form.
Achayans – First Look Poster Is Out
Achayans, is an upcoming multi-starrer, directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam. The first look poster of the film starring Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Unni Mukundan, Sanju Sivaram and Adil Ibrahim in the lead roles, was released recently.
Pulimurugan – Reaches Another Big Milestone
Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan has now got another big record in its kitty. The film broke the collection record of Allu Arjun's Sarrainodu, to become the fourth highest South Indian grosser of 2016. Kabali, Theri and Janatha Garage are among the top 3 grossers of this year, so far.
Mahesh Narayanan's Debut Movie Titled As Take Off
Mahesh Narayanan's debut directorial venture, which has Kunchacko Boban, Fahadh Faasil and Parvathy, has been titled as Take Off. The first look posters of the same was also released during a star-studded function, that was held recently in Kochi.
Puthanpanam Release Date
Mammootty's upcoming film Puthanpanam, directed by Ranjith, is currently in its production stages. Now, there are reports doing the rounds regarding the release date of the movie. Reportedly, the makers are planning to release the movie on April 7, 2016 as a Vishu release.
Interestingly, the past week witnessed the release of some films, as well. V M Vinu's comeback venture Marupadi, starring Rahman and Bhama in the lead roles, Adil Brahim and Pearle Maaney starrer Kaappi Thuruthu and Saikumar starrer Paulettante Veedu were the movies released in the past week.
Among the previous movie releases, Mohanlal starrer Pulimurugan continues its record breaking run, by holding on to many centres.
Nadirsha's Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, continues to entertain the audiences and is expected to move ahead strongly, till the big releases of Christmas come in to foray.
Meanwhile, Dhyan Sreenivasan starrer Ore Mukham, which released on December 02, 2016, has had an average start, in comparison with other movies.