Regional cinema

Mohanlal to revive home banner Pranavam Arts after 11 years

Mohanlal’s production banner, Pranavam Arts may be revived after a long period of 11 years. The firm that had success with films like His Highness Abdullah, Bharatham, Kamaladalam did not do well with its later films Mohanlal suspended the firm for a while after his film Vanaprastham did well internationally. He now wants to revive the banner after 11 years.

Singer Vijay Yesudas in lead role in the movie Avan

South Indian singer Vijay Yesudas, son of the legendary singer K J Yesudas will be now seen as an actor in debutante Nandan Kaavil’s forthcoming movie Avan where he will play the lead role. He has also won a state award for his song, Kolakuzhal from the film, Nivedyam.

Sufi Paranja Katha-movie on different side of religion

Director Priyanandanan and writer Vaisakhan recently discussed their new film, Sufi Paranja Katha. According to Vaisakhan, the film throws light on a different side of religion and religious thoughts and the effect it has on the human mind. The film’s story is about the heroine falling in love with a Muslim man.