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‘Prappeda  pushed us to approach things differently’



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Poster of Krishnendu Kalesh’s maiden paunchy-length characteristic Prappeda (Hawk’s Muffin).

By Thunder Data Service

We no longer too prolonged ago reported that filmmaker Krishnendu Kalesh’s Prappeda is an legit preference on the 51st Global Film Festival of Rotterdam, in the ‘Colorful Future’ class reserved for motion photographs that boast “normal field topic, and an particular person vogue, representing the reducing edge of the up-to-the-minute filmmaking”.

Ketaki Narayan, the main lady of the avant-garde characteristic, remarked that Prappeda getting chosen in the abovementioned class is no longer surprising. “Krishnendu Kalesh has an explicit imaginative and prescient in relation to things in every other plot, and he pushed us (actors) laborious to come wait on out of our cliche technique in opposition to each scene and the situations we conducted,” acknowledged the Mumbai-basically based actor who made her Malayalam debut in director Jayaraj’s Veeram. 

The cast moreover parts Nithin George (Luca, Paka), Rajesh Madhavan, Jayanarayan Thulasi Das, Mano Jose, Neena Kurup, Midhun Murali, Dinak, and Kenny.

Ketaki is grateful to cinematographer Manesh Madhavan for suggesting her name for Prappeda. She had earlier labored with Manesh in the short movie Burning. Manesh moreover shot the seriously acclaimed Joju George-starrer, Joseph. Prappeda modified into as soon as edited by Kiran Das (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Moothon).

Prappeda is backed by Jayanarayan Thulasi Das, who moreover essays Xavier, one in every of the lead characters. Ketaki added that the story would possess existed completely as a fairy myth with out his beef up. She hopes he’ll encourage extra producers to create normal express material with recent visions, directors and writers.

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RIP Alleppey Ranganath: A master composer of devotional and film songs



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Alleppey Ranganath (R) after receiving the Kerala authorities’s Harivarasanam award at Sabarimala Sannidhanam on January 14. (Checklist| EPS)

By Explicit News Service

KOCHI: Aged tune director Alleppey Ranganath (73) who passed away in Kottayam on Sunday, used to be the composer of most certainly the most most  evergreen devotional and movie songs.

On Friday, he used to be introduced with the prestigious ‘Harivarasanam’ award by the instruct authorities at a characteristic held at Sannidhanam in Sabarimala. Nonetheless, after contracting COVID, he used to be admitted to the Kottayam Medical College Effectively being facility the attach he breathed his last.

Ranganath, who used to be  the eldest son of Vezhapra Kunjukunju Bhagavathar and Ganabhooshanam MG Devammalu, entered Mollywood as one among the tune directors of the  movie ‘Jesus’ (1972).  He peaceable ‘Oshana…..Oshana‘ for the movie. After collaborating with singer Yesudas, Ranganath approach up some mesmerising tunes for seasonal tune albums launched by the infamous singer’s Tharangni.

The audio cassettes launched by Tharangni for the period of the 1981 Onam season had some memorable tunes peaceable by Ranganath to the lyrics of behind ONV Kurup. The evergreen songs within the album consist of ‘Nalumani poove‘, ‘Nirayo Nira Nirayo‘ and ‘Parayoo nin ganathin‘. 

Alongside with festival and devotional songs, Yesudas’ Tharangni also came up with some songs for youths. In 1983, the predominant quantity of Tharangni’s teenagers’s album used to be launched.

With lyrics penned by behind Bichu Thirumala and tune peaceable by Ranganath, the album used to be a high vendor. The tune ‘Karadimada, kodumada cheruvukalil‘ and ‘Pathupathungi pammi nadakkum kunjikuzhimadiyan‘ sung by Yesudas within the album continues to triumph over the hearts of teenagers. 

Among the many devotional songs, ‘Swami sangeetham aalapikkum‘, ‘Ella dukhavum theerthu tharoo en Ayyane‘ and  ‘En manam ponnambalam‘ high the listing. His a success collaboration with Tharangni and the success of his albums gave him a handful of affords in motion photographs within the mid-1980s.

The motion photographs for which he peaceable tune consist of ‘Aarante Mulla Kochu Mulla’ (1984), ‘Pappan Priyappetta Pappan’ (1986), ‘Foremost Olivil’ 1985), ‘Mamalakalkkappurath’ (1985) and ‘Ambadi Thannilorunni’ (1986). ‘Kaattil kodum kattil‘ from ‘Aarante Mulla…’ grew to develop true into a chart buster.

He has peaceable almost about 2,000 songs for diverse motion photographs and dramas. He also gave tune to extra than 200 devotional songs moreover to light tune. 

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Mollywood superstar Mammootty tests positive for Covid; condition stable




Actor Mammootty

By Speak News Provider

KOCHI: Mollywood well-known particular person Mammootty on Sunday has been tested obvious for the Covid-19 virus. The actor, who used to be taking pictures for the fifth phase of the iconic CBI series, in which he plays the central personality of the movie- Sethuramiyyer, didn’t befriend Sunday’s shoot.  The actor has quarantined himself in his home at Kadanvathra. His health situation is accumulate.

“No matter taking the total important precautions I bear tested Covid Certain the previous day. Apart from a light fever, I’m otherwise ravishing. I’m self-setting apart at home as per the instructions of the authorities concerned. I desire for all of you to care for edifying. Conceal at all cases and settle the utmost care,” mentioned Mammootty.

Meanwhile, sources cease to the CBI-5 movie mentioned the test results of others in the movie blueprint are detrimental. “The final parts of Mammootty will seemingly be shot as soon as he recovers from the an infection. The taking pictures will continue till then with other actors,” added a offer.

Right here is for the first time in Malayalam cinema’s historic past that the fifth phase of a movie is being made with the identical actor in the lead and helmed by the identical director.

Just a few movie stars bear fallen sick amongst the rising desire of Covid cases in the country. Dilapidated actor Sathyaraj, Trisha, Tollywood actor Mahesh Babu, Shobhana to call a couple of.

‘CBI 5’ is the fifth of a series of widespread investigative series directed by Good enough. Madhu and every of them has been a runaway hit. The author Good enough N Swamy and director Good enough Madhu,who had labored together for the old installments of the franchise – ‘Oru CBI Diary Kurippu’, ‘Jagratha’, ‘Sethurama Iyer CBI’, and, ‘Nerariyan CBI’ are reuniting for the forthcoming movie. 

Mammootty plays the lead aim of Sethuraman Iyer in ‘CBI 5’. The movie has a intrepid well-known particular person solid comprising, amongst others, Mukesh and Jagathy Sreekumar reprising their roles as companion officers Chacko and Vikram respectively.

The movie had begun its shoot on November 29, 2021. Mammootty joined the units after finishing Lijo Jose Pellissery’s ‘Nanpakal Nerath Mayakkam’. Ramya Pandiyan is playing the lead girl in the movie.

(With IANS inputs)

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Release of Aashiq Abu’s Naradan postponed




Aashiq Abu’s Tovino Thomas-starrer Naradan has been postponed owing to rising Covid circumstances in Kerala. 

Published: 15th January 2022 07: 44 AM  |  

Remaining As much as this level: 15th January 2022 07: 44 AM

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By Utter News Carrier

Aashiq Abu’s Tovino Thomas-starrer Naradan has been postponed owing to rising Covid circumstances in Kerala. 

Produced by Aashiq Abu, Rima Kallingal, and Santosh T Kuruvilla under the banner of OPM Cinemas, the film modified into before the entirety slated for a theatrical initiate on January 27, 2022.

In a statement, OPM Cinemas talked about: “As a result of the surge within the upward thrust of COVID-19 infections and considerations prompted by the Omicron variant, the initiate agenda of Naradan has been postponed. Sorry for the distress.” 


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