P.K.Rosy: An unwritten chapter on an enchanting Dalit Malayali actress

The name P. K. Rosy was brought back to the limelight recently when actress Kani Kusruti dedicated her State Award for Best Female Actor to the late actress of Malayalam Cinema…writes Ashok Parameswar Born in 1903 to a Dalit family, Rosy acted in the first Malayalam movie called Vigathakumaran. However, the film was lost to

Halal Love Story – an engaging amalgam of religion and faith

The Malayalam-language comedy-drama develops organically into a charming film that negotiates the vicissitudes of love and faith. It ushers us to comprehend the way a Muslim community lives and what their circumstances are…writes Ashok Parameswar Through ‘a movie within a movie’ format, director Zakariya Mohammed uses subtle humour to navel-gaze on societal conventions. The movie

‘MAA’ : A Heartfelt Film On Social Issues (***)

The mainstream film industry is an inaccessible dream for many cinema buffs who may want to act or direct but lack the means or connections…writes Shelja Pallath. Well, this was the reality until some time ago. With a technology boom, more people who love cinema are breaking barriers to bring with small budget films that