Bheeshma Parvam (2022) Malayalam Movie Review: When The Mahabharata Meets Godfather

The Godfather as a movie has been inspiring filmmakers across the globe even today. In India there have been many variations of Godfather which have been made right from Feroz Khan’s stylish Dharmatma, to Mani Ratnam’s gritty Nayagan, to Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar. 

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Ennu Ninte Moideen: Trailer

Ennu Ninte Moideen Poster 5Ennu Ninte Moideen (forever yours Moideen) directed by R S Vimal, is a forthcoming Malayalam movie based on the real life love story of Moideen and Kanchanamala, which happened in 1960s in the backdrops of Calicut. Produced by Suresh Raj, Binoy Shankarath, Ragy Thomas and Dr. Suresh Kumar,Prithviraj Sukumaran  and Parvathy Menon essay the titular characters of Moideen and Kanchanamala, respectively. The film also features Bala, Tovino Thomas, Saikumar, Sashikumar and Lena in substantial roles. The music (songs) are composed by M. Jayachandran and Ramesh Narayan while the BGM is composed by Gopi Sunder and while cinematography is by Jomon T. John and editing by Mahesh Narayanan.

Ennu Ninte Moideen is slated for a release in September (18th September most likely as of now). Check out the trailer now-

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The 13 Best-Loved Articles of 2013

December is the month of lists so this time we decided why not publish a list on some of our posts which garnered your attention. We have compiled 13 posts over here and one common factor across all these posts were authors wrote passionately Ranjhaanaabout a particular movie which they liked or disliked or in some case how difficult it was to follow passion of acting. We decided to get back to the respective authors and asked them them to write a short note on what went into writing these posts and the reactions they received after publication of the post. Wishing all our readers of MAM, a very Happy New Year and hope you continue to support us.

Having been a witness to several love stories, from their inception to burial, I had come to realize that people are never to be blamed for break-ups. There is a limit to which our hormones (the stimulant behind that feeling called ‘love’) can push us to remain committed. Eventually, economy, society and egos do get better of everything. Raanjhanaa seemed to echo all that I had always felt about love in India. Writing about it was extremely cathartic. But what followed it was no less than an experience.Continue reading “The 13 Best-Loved Articles of 2013”

Native Bapa: Malayalam Hip Hop Music Video

Mappila Lahala is a Malayalam alternative music group which has just launched its 1st hip-hop number, Native Bapa. The music video for the same in a week’s time has already crossed 1.1 lakh views already. What’s impressive is the topic these youngsters have decided to touch upon with this music video.Continue reading “Native Bapa: Malayalam Hip Hop Music Video”

DIFF 2012 – The MAM coverage Part 2

The Dubai Film Festival coverage continues, this time focussing on India, with reviews of Valley of Saints, Miss Lovely, Shutter, Gattu, Shobdo and Shahid.

 This year, as always, the Dubai Film Festival had a fair share of offerings from the subcontinent.

A special program titled ‘Celebration of Indian Cinema’ brought together some interesting films from various parts of the country which included Hansal Mehta’s gripping biopic Shahid, Kaushik Ganguly’s Shobdo, Joy Mathew’s debut feature Shutter and Tryodoshi (Quarter 1)– Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s magical big screen interpretation of some of Rabindranath Tagore’s select poems.Continue reading “DIFF 2012 – The MAM coverage Part 2”

Inganeyum Oru Katha – Malayalam Short Film!

I am one of those people who was unexpectedly bit by the moviemaking bug, right in the middle of a regular day of doing my full time job as that of a marketer.

Once bitten, there was really nothing much to do than succumb to the bite and start making films!
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Oru Marubhoomi Kadha Movie Review: Gone with the Wind!

Cast: Mohanlal, Mukesh, Bhavna, Lakshi Rai, Nedumudi Venu, Suraj
Directed by Priyadarshan
Music by M G Sreekumar

The team of Mohanlal-Priyadarshan is undoubtedly one of the most accomplished of duos in the history of Malayalam cinema. The comedy capers that they have attempted have all went on to rewrite box office records back in the 80s and 90s. But their last two outings – Kakakuyil and Kilichundan Mambazham were both commercial duds.Continue reading “Oru Marubhoomi Kadha Movie Review: Gone with the Wind!”