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Kanchana Sita - Review

Film: Kanchana Sita (Golden Sita)

Year: 1977

Language: Malayalam

Director: G.Aravindan

Its a story set in the time of 12th year of Rama’s vana vaasam. He yearns for Sita.  277 more words


The ‘Burned Star’: Life Sketches of Rosie, the First Malayalam Movie Actress (1903-1928)

By Vineeth Mathoor


While nodding her head to show consent for being an actress in 1928 in a Malayalam movie, P. K. Rosie did not even know what acting actually was. 3,132 more words

Issue 1/ Beyond Mumbai, 2012

Drishyam Movie Review/ Comparison

It was tempting to begin this post stating that I was putting off reviewing Drishyam until I watched both Malayalam and Hindi versions of this film; but that would be lying. 1,104 more words

Movie Review


We have seen a lot of jail break stories in cinema worldwide so when one decides to make a film whose story revolves around a prison break the difficulty to create something out of the box is very high. 668 more words



This Malayalam film Swathanthryam ArdhaRathryil doesn’t come out of the blue, it draws inspirations from The Great Escape (1963) and The Shawshank Redemption (1994). Last year, two (not even) mediocre Bollywood films were based on the similar type of jailbreak genres. 471 more words


History is a set of lies agreed upon. Kammara Sambahavam starts with this quote by Napoleon Bonaparte. Murali Gopy’s story and Rathish Ambat’s direction demystify this quote in an entertaining manner in this three hours long film. 670 more words



17th April, 2015 is the day I fell in love with the actor in Dulquer Salmaan. On this very day, Mani Ratnam’s delightful romantic film O Kadhal Kanmani released. 945 more words

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