Malayalam cinema

Dulquer Salmaan: The Smouldering Star

Kaveree Bamzai

Artistic and commercial success across four languages is rare but Dulquer Salmaan has achieved it, cementing his national heartthrob status, most recently in a Hindi movie

Prithviraj Sukumaran: Southern Dynamo

In a career spanning almost two decades, Prithviraj Sukumaran has done it all, from playing the loving brother to a sex god to a hard-nosed cop. The actor speaks to Kaveree Bamzai about the joy of a good script and the thrills of contemporary Malayalam cinema.

‘The tide is shifting away from male supremacy in movies,’ says Parvathy

Parvathy is done with the whataboutery of the Kerala film industry. The straightshooting actor shares her hopes and frustrations with Ullekh NP

Fahadh Faasil: Eyes Wide Open

Fahadh Faasil’s new movie is a 90-minute thriller, shot during the lockdown and wrapped up in 18 days. The actor personifies the New Wave of Malayalam cinema

Who Exactly is the ‘Other’?

A swift tour of India’s memorable cultural trends in literature and movies

Men Who Don’t Learn

On an impending meeting in which male Malayalam stars will embarrass themselves further

A Conspiracy of Men

A Malayalee star accused of a sexual crime is welcomed back by his peers

Balachandra Menon: All in One

Actor, director, producer, writer, lyricist, Balachandra Menon is an unsurpassed hero in Indian cinema

An Act of Horror: The Crime that Shook Kerala

The darker side of the superstar-struck Malayalam film industry


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