‘Karnan’ Actress Rajisha Vijayan To Pair Opposite Vijay Sethupathi In Muttiah Muralitharan’s Biopic

Malayalam actress Rajisha Vijayan who is making her Kollywood debut with the upcoming Dhanush starrer Karnan has now reportedly signed her next film opposite Vijay Sethupathi. She will be seen as the wife of the actor in the biopic of Srilankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan which is rumoured to be titled 800. While Vijay plays Muttiah, Rajisha will play Madhimalar Ramamurthy.

June Review: Rajisha Vijayan Is Excellent In A Passable Film That Plays Safe

The film has moments that glow in its honesty and subtlety, like the scene where a phone in June’s household goes missing or the part where she meets Anand’s (Arjun Ashokan) mother.The incident of sexual harassment never gets another mention, but is used as a trigger to the chase scene and the subsequent police station scene which are shot entirely from a male perspective that likes to see June as a child as cute as a button.

Love to Release in Gulf Countries First

Malayalam film Love, starring Rajisha Vijayan and Shine Tom Chacko,  has been slated to release in theatres in the Gulf on October 15 with Covid-19 related safety measures in place. It will become the first Indian film to release in cinemas post lockdown, producer Ashiq Usman posted on social media, on Wednesday.

Stand-up Review: Essential Viewing On The Subject Of Sexual Assault, Let Down By Bad Execution

The women in the film, everyone including sub-characters who appear in a passing shot, are bound by a thread of sisterhood.   Two friends, Diya (Rajisha Vijayan) and Keerthi (Nimisha Sajayan), hold hands and make a silent pact to stay close and fight a case of rape together in which the former is the victim and the latter, the kin of the rapist.

Love Review: A Tedious Film that Takes the Viewer for a Ride 

Love, a thriller directed by Khalid Rahman of Anuraga Karikkin Vellam and Unda, is a grim, flagrantly mediocre film made up of an excess of macro close-ups and slow-motion motion shots used to stretch the narrative out to clock the feature film length.The Malayalam film industry, crippled by the year-long lockdown is in dire need for a revival, but there isn’t a lack of good content for a viewer, thanks to digital platforms.

Suraj Venjaramoodu On ‘Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25’: “I’ve Made People Laugh, I’ve Tested Their Patience Too”

Until 2014, when he won a national award for the best actor for Bijukumar Damodaran’s Perariyathavar, Suraj was exclusively a comedian, making his presence felt in inconsequential potboilers like Chattambinaadu and Twenty-Twenty.  In an interview with Silverscreen. in in 2017, post the release of films such as Action Hero Biju and Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum which signalled his transformation into a formidable character artiste, he joked about a new title bestowed on him by his colleagues in the industry.

At The Trailer Launch Of Vidhu Vincent’s ‘Stand Up’ Producer B Unnikrishnan Takes Potshots At WCC

At the trailer launch of Stand Up, a Malayalam film directed by Vidhu Vincent, a state award-winning woman director, B Unnikrishnan, a director-producer and head of the film industry’s most powerful trade union, congratulated himself for backing a feminist cause. He revealed to the audience that he readily agreed to produce the film in spite of the many rough encounters he has had with Women In Cinema Collective (WCC), a welfare union of women in Malayalam cinema of which Vidhu is one of the co-founders, over the last year.

‘Finals’ Review: An Ordinary Tale Of An Underdog Elevated By Good Performances And Sensitive Storytelling

Close to 40 minutes into the film, the narrative shifts from Alice’s journey in the world of sports to the ordinary tale of the two people in her life – Varghese and her best friend Manuel (Niranj).In the film’s latter half, two plot tracks – Varghese engrossed in coaching his discovery and the changing political climate in the state capital’s sports federation – are juxtaposed.

Weekend Watch: A Preview – Vijay Sethupathi’s Kavan, Nayanthara’s Dora, Mammootty’s The Great Father & More

The Great Father has been directed by Haneef Adeni and produced by actor Prithviraj’s banner August Cinema, with Gopi Sunder composing the music.This horror-thriller has been directed by debutante Doss Ramaswamy and also stars Thambi Ramiah, Harish Uthaman, and Sulile Kumar in pivotal roles.Dora has been produced by A Sarkunam.  According to reports, Nayanthara has performed her own stunts in the film, without help from doubles.