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16 items from 2017

Is Mammootty part of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala'?

5 June 2017 4:39 AM, PDT | The News Minute | See recent The News Minute news »

If the industry grapevine is anything to go by, superstar Rajinikanth and Mammootty are set to reunite after two decades in Pa. Ranjith’s Kaala. Last seen together in Mani Ratnam’s 1991 film Thalapathi, it is rumoured that Mammootty will play a Br Ambedkar-like character in Kaala, which is currently being shot in Mumbai.

The team will shoot in Mumbai for another month and then head to Chennai for the next schedule. While the makers are yet to confirm Mammootty’s inclusion in the project, they haven’t denied the rumours. »


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"I was supposed to play another role", Premam actor!

15 May 2017 9:38 PM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Actor Soubin Shahir who started his career by assisting director Siddique in the 2003 Mammootty movie Chronic Bachelor, is known for his role in the Mega hit film Premam. He plays the Pt sir who accompanies Vinay Fortt's character (Vimal sir) in the film.


Recently, Soubin revealed that he was actually supposed to play another character in the film, one that required him to do teaching scenes. He jokingly said that he found it very difficult to memorize all the dialogues as he was never good in studies, and thus asked Alphonse Puthren if he could do the Pt sir »

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Mammootty to do this character for the fifth time!

30 April 2017 10:02 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

The Cbi officer Sethurama Iyer is one of Mammootty's most iconic characters ever. He appeared for the first time in the 1988 film 'Oru Cbi diary kurip', followed by 'Jagratha' the very next year. Written by S N Swami and directed by K Madhu, the Central Bureau of Investigation team returned after a long gap of 15 years in the 2004 film 'Sethurama Iyer Cbi'. The team came the next year with 'Nerariyan Cbi', the fourth outing of Mammootty as Sethurama Iyer.

The character is said to have been inspired by a real life police officer, Radhavinod Raju. His excellence »

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Hot: Mammootty's dream to direct Superstar Rajini

16 April 2017 10:08 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Malayalam Megastar Mammootty recently revealed a long lost dream of his to his followers in an interview with Rj Mathukutty. The national award winning actor said that he wanted to direct the movie "Bhoothakkannadi" with Superstar Rajinikanth as the central character.


The Malayalam film, written and directed by Lohithadas was released in the year 1997 and had Mammootty in the lead. It won the Kerala State Award that year for the Best Film and Mammootty bagged the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance.


Mammootty said that he had discussed the story with Rajinikanth, but somehow nothing materialized »

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Nivin Pauly's Sakhavu 1st day collection report

16 April 2017 3:58 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Nivin Pauly starrer Sakhavu directed by Sidhartha Siva released yesterday, April 15th worldwide as Vishu Special. The initial reviews were majorly positive, though few section of the audiences had a different view.


Sakhavu had a limited release in Chennai as it was released on a Saturday and along with 3 big Tamil films.


The day 1 gross collections of Sakhavu at the Kerala Bo is reportedly close to 2.2 Crores and this is one of Nivin's best opening in recent times. Superstar Mammootty's Puthan Panam is the other Malayalam film which released for Vishu, 2 days earlier on »

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Puthan Panam Movie Review

12 April 2017 1:29 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Each time director Ranjith's master craftsmanship interlaced itself with Megastar Mammootty's brilliant performances, it resulted in creating electrifying responses at the Box Office. Their combination has produced class movies like 'Palerimanikyam' and also mass entertainers like 'Pranchiyettan & the Saint'.


This Vishu season, the duo is back with 'Puthan Panam' in which Mammootty plays the central character of Nithyananda Shenoy, a man hailing from Kumbala, a small town in the Kerala-Karnataka border.


The term 'Puthan Panam' means new money and the plot of the movie is initially set around demonetisation that the honorable Prime Minister of India declared »

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Mammootty against himself this festive season in Kerala

10 April 2017 5:37 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Vishu is one of Kerala's big festive seasons when big movies release collectively. In earlier years Mohanlal and Mammootty have had incredible success during Vishu season even when they released their films simultaneously. Dileep, Jayaram, Suresh Gopi and even next generation heroes including Prithviraj, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly and Dulquer have all made the most out of this festive season that coincides with school vacation.

This year's season began with Mohanlal's war drama "1971 Beyond Borders" which released on April 7th. At that time, Megastar Mammootty's "The Great Father" which released on March 30th was running very successfully in theaters. »

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Mammootty breaks the fastest 20 crores record

4 April 2017 2:08 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Megastar Mammootty's family thriller "The Great Father" became the fastest 20 crores collecting Malayalam movie after breaking the opening day collection record. The actor sharing his happiness through his Facebook page wrote.

"I want to thank each and every one of you in making the Great Father such a huge success! It's broken the first-day opening collection record, the fastest 20 crores collection to date and all of this with a relatively modest six crores budget and made by a first time director. This is a celebration and an eye opener to the size and power of the Malayalam audience »

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Happy news for Theri baby fans!

3 April 2017 3:09 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Director Siddique is back to Kollywood with the Tamil remake of his Malayalam directorial, Bhaskar the Rascal, which had Mammootty and Nayanthara in lead roles.


The Tamil remake will have Arvind Swami and Amala Paul playing the lead roles, with 'Theri' fame baby Nainika playing the couple's daughter. The film has started rolling from today (3rd April) with a formal pooja at Cochin, Kerala. The Tamil version has been titled as 'Baskar Oru Rascal'.

For all those, who have been waiting to know about the little cutie Nainika's next film, this might be a happy piece of information.  »

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Will Mohanlal's 1971 Beyond Borders break the Kerala Bo First Day Collection record?

3 April 2017 12:18 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Mohanlal is, without doubt, the biggest star Malayalam Cine Industry has ever seen. His recent films have crossed the barriers of languages and become hits even outside Kerala. His movie Pulimurugan is the biggest success Malayalam cinema has seen and the movie collected over 150 crores.


Pulimurugan was the biggest Malayalam grosser in Kerala on the first day with a gross collection of 4.05 crores till March 30th, 2017. This record was surpassed by Megastar Mammootty's 'The Great Father' which collected more than 4.31 crores from Kerala Box Office on the day of release. The Great Father was released »

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Wedding bells at Dulquer's family

2 April 2017 12:01 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Maqbool Salmaan, the actor who made an impactful comeback last year with a good role in Kasaba got married on April 1st to Almas. The marriage was held at Kasargod, the bride's hometown. The wedding was attended only by close friends and family members. Maqbool is the son of actor Ibrahimkutty, the younger brother of Megastar Mammootty.

The wedding reception was attended by many celebrities including Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan, Renji Panicker, Soubin Shahir, Harisree Asokan, Kunjan, Nazriya Nazim. »

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The Great Father Movie Review

30 March 2017 1:35 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Written and directed by debutant Haneef Adeni, The Great Father has many big names in the Indian film industry in it as the cast, the crew, and the production team. The film is produced by August Cinemas, which is a joint venture of actors Prithviraj, Arya, Cinematographer/Director Santhosh Sivan and Shaji Nadesan. The lead star cast includes Megastar Mammootty, Tamil actors Arya, Sneha and Baby Anikha.


The plot of the movie has David Ninan's (Mammootty) daughter Sara David (Anikha) at the epicenter. The colorful life of David, his wife Michelle (Sneha) and their daughter Sara is robbed of its »

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Mammootty's special role in this Mohanlal film

29 March 2017 1:11 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Mohanlal's next war movie '1971 Beyond Borders' is all set to release on the 7th of April and Megastar Mammootty has a special role to play in it. Mammootty will enthrall the viewers through his voice over in the movie in which Mohanlal appears as father and son. Beyond Borders audio will be released tomorrow, 30th March.

The last time a combo like this came into existence was when Mohanlal lent his voice in the beginning portion of Mammootty's big budget 2009 film 'Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja'. »

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Leak or promotional stunt? Fans confused!

28 March 2017 4:14 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

A clip showing an emotional sequence from an upcoming Mammootty film 'The Great Father' got leaked on Facebook. According to close aids, the timely intervention of the police after the producers registered a complaint resulted in blocking of the page that uploaded it.


But the video, supposedly taken using a mobile phone is still being circulated through social media and is available on YouTube. The video appears to be that of a ready-to-release version with all the works completed, and so it is unclear if it was a promotional strategy or truly a leak.

To add to the confusion, »

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Malayalam actor hospitalized!

26 March 2017 9:57 AM, PDT | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan saw Vishnu Unnikrishnan donning the role of a hero and that of scriptwriter simultaneously. Unfortunately while shooting for the Mammootty starrer "Street Lights" Vishnu met with an accident and injured his shoulder.


As per sources, the doctors of Medical Trust Hospital said that there is a crack in his shoulder and he might need surgery and a minimum one month rest. The actor was performing a stunt sequence when he fell and hurt himself. We wish him a speedy recovery. »

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Pulimurugan director's next, a Mammootty movie

1 January 2017 9:49 PM, PST | Behindwoods | See recent Behindwoods news »

After the big success of Pulimurugan, director Vysakh is going to do a film with his mentor, Megastar Mammootty. It will be the second part of the combo's super hit 2010 film 'Pokkiri Raja' which also had Prithviraj and Shriya Saran in it. The new movie has been titled 'Raja 2' and will have Pulimurugan's director-scriptwriter-producer team (Vysakh-Udayakrishna-Tomichan Mulakupadam).

Pokkiri Raja was Vysakh's first film and was written by Udayakrishna-Siby K Thomas. Vysakh will rope in the best artists and technicians for the movie which is expected to have a humongous budget. »

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