Archive for September, 2012

Simbu in place of Ranbir – Barfi Tamil Remake

After BARFI’s entry into oscar’s best foreign film language category,UTV Motion pictures has decided to make its kollywood entry.Silambarasan showed keen interest in making the character of BARFI lively.But the casting is under discussion.BARFI is an indian romantic comedy film directed by Anuraj Basu.it tells the story of a deaf and mute boy who got in relation with two girls.Priyanka Chopra played the role of an autistic girl.when asked about this ,Simbu said that Barfi is one of the best films and he is much interested in becoming a member of BARFI family.It is so sure that the remake will be a great success in tamil industry as BARFI was accepted by tamil audience too.They are also planning to remake BARFI in other languages also .

Scriptwriter TA Shahid passed away

Malayalam film industry faced another important loss after the death of famous actor THILAKAN.The famous scriptwriter T A SHAHID, who tried to innovate malayalam film industry through his scripts is no more.He was under the treatment for liver cirrhosis in private hospital at kozhikode for past several months.He is a brother of famous scriptwriter T A Razak,who taught him early lessons in scriptwriting.He wrote scripts for ‘Balettan’ ‘naaturajavu’ ‘Alibhai’ ‘mathsaram’ ‘kakki’ ‘maambazhakaalam’ ‘benjohnson’ ‘rajamanikkam’ ‘pachakuthira’ ‘thaandhonni’.In 2003 T A Shahid entered malayalam film industry with the script of ”Balettan” starring mohanlal and it was directed by V M Vinu.It was a family entertainer and gave Dr.Mohanlal a good start after some failures in early 2000s and it completed a 100 day houseful in theatres.Like his brother he was also interested in family entertaining scripts.After that he wrote the script of maambhazhakaalm,directed by Joshi.It was also a family entertainer however it failed to capture the audience.He came back with the script of a RAJAMANIKKAM directed by Anvar rasheed, which break all collection record at that time.He was interested in film making also.He was with his wife sheeja and daughters Akhila and Alitha.His body is buried at kannamparambu juma masjid graveyard.

Swetha Menon delivers her baby live on camera

Director Blessy next venture is ‘Kalimannu’. The film focuses on the emotions of a pregnant mother. The relation between her and the foetus. It highlights the various stages of pregnancy.

The make this real, Swetha Menon, who is the female lead in the movie, delivered her child in front of the camera. Swetha gave birth to a baby girl at Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, at 5.27 pm. The entire event was captured by cameras present in the labor room. Her husband and Blessy were also present during that time.

Speaking on that Swetha Said, “The sufferings, every moment a pregnant woman facing should be known by the partner and I am taking this opportunity to make proper use of it to make people aware of a mother’s sacrifice. When a woman is carrying, the society treats her like a patient. This is injustice. So both of us are taking this opportunity to oppose this practice of society.”

Blessy had planned about this movie two years earlier. The male lead in the film will be played by Biju Menon. The film is being produced by Thomas Thiruvala, under the Cherumuttadathu Films Banner. M. Jayachandran is the music director. The movie is going to be released in August 2013.

Superstar Mammootty to walk the red carpet along at the ABIIF

Superstar Mammootty is going to share the same stage with Hollywood actor Richard Gere. The occasion would be during the Abu Dhabi International Film Festival, which starts on 11th October.

Mammootty first movie was Anubhavangal Paalichakal. In his career spanning over 3 decade he has acted in over 360 films. In 1971, in his first film, he had only a small role of a man running in a crowd. Since then he has come a long way. In fact in 2004, leading women’s magazine, Vanitha, made a survey which found him as the actor with the highest sex appeal.

Well another reason for us to cheer for the Abu Dhabi film festival is that, Sabana Azmi has been selected as one of the jury for this year’s film festival. It’s indeed an honor as the other members in the jury are stalwarts like, Iranian actress-director-screenwriter Niki Karimi, French director of Moroccan origin Ismael Ferroukhi, Czech producer Cedomir Kolar and Chilean director-producer-screenwriter-novelist Miguel Littin.

Among those who are part of the inaugural ceremony, is Mohammed Al Turki from Saudi Arabia, Nicholas Jarecki, director of ‘Arbitrage’ which will open the 10-day Festival and Iranian star, Golshifteh Farahani,

The Indians movies that will be shown are The World Before Her, Sujata, I.D. and Mumbai’s King (Mumbai Cha Raja).

Denikaina Ready to be released both in Telugu and Malayalam

Actor Vishnu film Denikaina Ready is going to be released simultaneously in Telugu and Malayalam. The film also stars gorgeous Hansika Motwani. The movie is directed by G Nageshwara Reddy and produced by Vishnu’s own production company, 24 Frames Factory .

Speaking on the dubbing and release of the film in Malayalam, Vishnu said, “The music is going to rock for sure. Dubbing is in the stage of completion. I am really looking forward to the film’s release in God’s own country. I am sure that the movie will touch their hearts.”

Earlier superstar Chiranjeevi agreed to be the chief guest during the audio launch of the movie. It will take place at the specially erected set of Ghandarva Mahal. The launch will take place on September 28th. The logo of the film was released on 22nd September by Vishnu’s twin daughters Ariyana and Viviana.

The movie is said to be Thrilling action entertainer. The music director for the movie is Chakri. It’s to be seen it the movie uplifts Vishnu’s sagging career, as he didn’t have much success of late. The film is said to be in post production stage and will be released around October.

2011 movie Muni 2: Kanchana to be released in 3D

Then 2011 Tamil movie Kanchana was indeed unique. Most ghost stories seldom have an element of humor in it . Kanchana breached that barrier and presented itself in such a way that it became a complete family entertainer.

Well the good news is the movie is now going to be released in 3D. Kanchana was directed by Raghava Lawrence. It was a sequel to his earlier movie Muni, which as released in 2007. That the 3D version is indeed coming has been confirmed by producer, Bellamkonda Suresh. He said, “The conversion process started a couple of days back and it is a bit tedious. The team is confident of converting the whole move into 3-D in six months.” The highlight of the 3D version is said to be a special item song by Lawrence and Lakshmi Rai. Lakshmi played the role of Priya, in the 2D version .She was the love interest of Lawrence in the movie.

Raghava was superb in his role, as was Sarath Kumar as the transgender women. The action scenes would indeed be a treat to watch in 3D. Hope it turns out to be as successful as the 2D version.

Asif ali marriage engagement photos pics

Malayalam actor asif ali finally got engaged to Zama on a private ceremony held at Flora Airport Hotel ,Ernakulam on 8th September 2012. Only close friends and family members were invited for the ceremony. Few hours ago Asif ali made announcement on facebook that he finally got engaged and his marriage will be on Feb 2013.

Asif Ali is lucky as he has won the favor of Zama who is a BBA student studying at the Providence college. She lives in Kannur and studies in Kozhikode. Admirers of Zama think that Sama’s marriage proposal event is something like the marriage episodes in a movie Thattathin Marayathu’ which was directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan. In this movie, you will get the same flavor of romance. Hero spotted his dream girl in a wedding hall where others were present to participate into the marriage celebration. More or less, it has happened same way to make the marriage of Zama fruitful. Asif has already bagged medals and accolades due to his outstanding performance in movies like Traffic (2011), Salt N’ Pepper (2011) and Ordinary (2012). Earlier, Asif had the ardent wish to choose a Muslim sweetheart for settling in life. However, he is now very much joyous to shake hands with Zama. She is a nice lady with a good family background. She is also a high profile lady who has a bright academic career .
Last but not the least, more charming news is on its way to come.If everything goes well, in the upcoming March, next year, Zama will enter into her father-in-law’s home.
Images of Asif ali engagement


Kripa actress marriage photo

Malayalam cinema serial actress Ramdevi’s daughter Kripha got married  to son of late Mullanezni Neelakandan Namboothiri(Poet) Preedeepan mullanezhy . Couples got married at Guruvayoor temple on early morning at 5.30. Many famous politicians and celebratives attended the ceremony to bless the couples

Like Ramdevi , Kripha also took acting as her profession and her first film was ” Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala” where played the role of  daughter of sreenivasan.

Preedeepan mullanezhy worked as the assistant director for the film titled Sufi Paranja Kadha and Pulijanmam.

James Bond Golden Jubliee celebration on October 5th of this year

The dark, mysterious and adventurous world of espionage was weaved by the James Bond series. Today the spy-film that grew the imaginations and interest of the audience on this theme, will rejoice its golden jubilee on the 5th of October 2012, which also marks Dr. No’s anniversary.

The 23rd of the James Bond franchise is named “Skyfall”, publicizing the 50th anniversary of our very own favourite “James Bond”. EON productions, MGM studios, 20th century Fox and Sony Pictures Entertainment have declared that 5th of October, will witness “Global James Bond Day”. The celebrations will continue throughout this day across the world.

Also a new documentary from MGM Pictures, Red Box Films, Passion Pictures and Columbia Pictures- “Everything or Nothing- The Untold Story of 007”- will also be released around this time. This documentary, directed by Stevan Riley of “Fire in Babylon” fame, concentrates on the shared vision of the two bond producers and author- Harry Saltzman, Albert R. Broccoli and Ian Fleming respectively. The franchise started producing this film in 1962 and since then has been able to churn out successfully one bond film after the other, making it the “longest running film franchise”.

Now fans can also own all the twenty-two Bond films in the form of ‘Bond 50’- which is a single collection of all the films on a Blu-ray disc- which will release on September 24th.

Neerkumizhi to be remade

Remakes are nothing new in the film industries of today’s times. Everybody is taking to remakes these days. Mostly this is looked down upon with scorn and disapproval. However, one forgets that this also the way in which films of the olden days can be refreshed and also presented to the newer generations who would not spend time watching the original version of the film.

Recent news is that the all-time classic Neerkumizhi, directed by veteran K. Balachander has chances of being remade. Comedian Vivek will most probably step into the shoes of the late legendary comedian Nagesh. Vivek has a good reputation in the industry for his innate acting skills.

Neerkumizhi had released in 1965. It starred many veterans and senior-artistes like Muthuraman. The songs of this film were also huge hits and are fondly remembered now: Aadi Adangum Vaazkaiyada was rendered by the soulful voice of ‘Seergazhi’ Govindarajan.

This remake will probably be directed by Silva-who is a pupil of Balachander- has already directed a remake of Balachander’s original- Naan Avan Illai. Thus one can expect him to deliver this time around as well.

Thus Selva shedding more light upon the progress of the film said in an interview “We are in the process of securing the remake rights of the film. As and when we do so, a formal announcement would be made. As of now, I can only say that Vivek would be playing Nagesh’s role.”