June 2010

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    Mammootty to launch environment hygiene campaign

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayalam superstar Mammootty is set to launch a campaign to spread the message of environmental hygiene in Kerala. Mammootty, 58, said in an exclusive chat that people of the state maintain personal hygiene, but they do not keep their surroundings hygienic. “This is a real dangerous situation. It is high time that the message […] More

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    Mammootty becomes ‘Best Actor’

    Mammootty is giving breaks to a lot of new directors “who have ideas that can make a hit”. His new director is Martin Prakkat, fashion photographer who does great portfolios for the leading women magazine ‘Vanitha’. During one of his journalistic assignments he met Mammootty and struck a friendship with the actor which led to […] More

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    Priyamani is Mammootty’s heroine

    National award winning actress Priyamani after her sterling performance as Vikram’s sister in Raavanan, is all set to be Mammootty’s heroine in Ranjith directed Pranchiyettan and the Saint, a Malayalam black comedy. Ranjith is an off- beat director who has made some of the recent best Malayalam films like Paleri Manickam, Kaioppu,Thirakatha and produced the […] More

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    Reliance to Release KuttySrank

    Reliance Big Pictures is all set to release the Malayalam film Kutty Srank on July 23rd, 2010. This is Mammootty’s first film with Shaji who began his career as a cinematographer and later turned to direction with “Piravi” in 1988. Shaji N. Karun’s directorial debut won him the prestigious Camera d’Or – Mention d’honneur at […] More

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    Mammootty owns Apple ipad

    Mammootty has become the first actor in south to buy the new ipad , after his recent trip to the US. Says Mammootty: “I’m a gadget geek and technology fascinates me. It’s a passion of mine to own every new device for technological advancement in the visual medium.” Remember more than a decade back, Mammooka […] More

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    Pokkiri Raja beats T:20 record

    Mammootty and Prithviraj’s mass masala entertainer Pokkiri Raja, has created box-office history by collecting a distributors share of Rs 2 crore 21 lakhs in its opening week from 110 screens in India (90 of them are in Kerala). As per trade sources: “Pokkiri Raja has scored at the box-office by beating the existing record of […] More

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    Mammootty is the most popular Malayali

    Megastar Mammootty has been selected as the most popular Malayali in the world in a poll conducted by the Asian Television Awards. The poll was conducted by Asian Television Awards 2010, which were held in Dubai on Friday (May 14). Mammootty beat Mohanlal and Resul Pookutty to clinch the Most Popular Malayali title in a […] More

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    Pazhassi Raja on DVD, record sales

    Gokulam Gopalan’s, Hariharan- Mammootty classic period masterpiece Pazhassi Raja, a blockbuster has been launched on Home Video by Moser Baer Home Entertainment on May 1. In three days the CD-DVD has broken all records in Malayalam home video by selling over two lakh units. Says Moser Baer Home Entertainment CEO, G Dhananjayan : “We have […] More

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    Pokkiriraja – Review

    If anyone had doubts about why virtually every movie buff in Malayalam laments about the levels to which the films here have stooped, watch Pokkiri Raja. With no storyline worth mentioning, this one is just meant for the gallery, or more specifically, for the fans of Mammootty and Prithviraj. Their repeated close-ups, heroics, dialogues and […] More