Malayalam Cinema: 3 films to lock horns this Weekend!


Megastar Mammootty, an actor par excellence, needs no introduction. In a career spanning three decades, has acted in over 380 films and has won three National Awards. On Mammootty's birthday today, we look at some of his best performances over the years.


DangalActor Soubin Shahir's directorial debut 'Parava' is one of the most awaited projects in Mollywood. 'Parava' mainly features comedians Aby's son Shane Nigam, Harisree Ashokan's son Arjun and late Zainudeen's son Zinil, Jacob Gregory, Indrans and Srinda Arhaan in pivotal roles. The movie will feature Dulquer Salmaan in an extended cameo role that has around 25 minutes screentime. 'Parava' marks to be second time association of Dulquer and Soubin after blockbusters Charlie and Kali. Coming from a fresh team, Parava has already created hype with its unique posters, character looks and songs.


Kaththi SandaiActor Neeraj Madhav is making his debut as a scriptwriter with Lavakusha, featuring the actor himself along with Aju Varghese and Biju Menon in the lead roles. The movie is about Lava and Kusha who aspire to be cops but never quite make it due to their physique. How to find an alternative is what takes the story forward. The movie, which also has Deepti Sati and Aditi Ravi as the heroines, is a spy comedy. The upcoming Malayalam movie is the directorial venture of Nee Ko Njaa Cha-fame Gireesh Mano. Music composer Gopi Sunder and cinematographer Prakash Velayudhan are also part of the crew. Produced by Jaison Elamgulam, the movie is slated to hit the screens on September 22nd.

Pokkiri Simon

Assassin's Creed

Pokkiri Simon is said to be one of the biggest films, in the acting career of Sunny Wayne, so far. Directed by Jijo Antony, the movie will narrate the story of few Vijay fans hailing from Trivandrum. Sunny Wayne, Sarath Kumar and Gregory will be seen as ardent fans of Ilayathalapathy Vijay in the film along with Prayaga Martin playing the female lead. On the occasion of actor Vijay's 43rd birthday, the 'Pokkiri Simon' team surprised the audiences by releasing a special video teaser dedicating to the actor. With back to back release of the movie's posters and songs, this Sunny Wayne starrer has created huge hype among audiences. Pokkiri Simon will hit the theatres on September 22.

Three Mollywood projects are expected to clash at the Kerala box office this week-- Neeraj Madhav...