Malayalam actor KTS Padannayil, 88, passes away

Malayalam actor KTS Padannayil, 88, passes away

Kochi: Veteran actor KTS Padannayil, 88, passed away on Thursday. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kochi. He entered the film industry through drama. Born as Kochuparambil Thai Subramaniam Padannayil in 1933, the actor is known for Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka (1995), Independence (1999) and Vamanapuram Bus Route (2004). He was the youngest of six […]

Raj Kundra arrested in pornographic films case

Raj Kundra arrested in pornographic films case

Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra were named in an alleged scam concerning the Satyug Gold Pvt. Ltd, a gold trading company of which they are ex-directors. A Non-Resident Indian businessman, currently in Mumbai, Sachiin J Joshi claimed in a police complaint that he was reportedly lured and then cheated by SGPL’s ‘Satyug Gold […]

Priyanka interrogated; says not involved in EMCC bomb attack

Priyanka interrogated; says not involved in EMCC bomb attack

Chathanoor: Film star and serial actor Priyanka is being interrogated in connection with the bomb attack conspired by EMCC president and Democratic Social Justice party candidate from Kundara Shiju Varghese on the eve of the election day. Chathanoor assistant police commissioner directed Priyanka to appear for quizzing based on the evidence of the telephonic talk […]

Actor Mela Raghu passes away

Actor Mela Raghu passes away

Cherthala: Actor Puthenveli Sasidharan popularly known as Mela Raghu passed away on Tuesday at a private hospital in Kochi. He was 60. The actor made his debut alongside Mammootty in KG George’s film Mela. Since then, he had been known by the name Mela Raghu. Raghu had collapsed at his house on April 16 and […]

Tamil comedian Vivek, 59, passes away

Tamil comedian Vivek, 59, passes away

Chennai: Tamil actor and comedian Vivek, 59, passed away early on Saturday following a cardiac arrest. Vivek was admitted to the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Chennai on Friday morning after he suffered a heart attack. According to a health bulletin, Vivek had a 100 percent block in the artery which caused […]

Tovino’s ‘Kala’ to hit theatres in March

Tovino’s ‘Kala’ to hit theatres in March

Mollywood star Tovino Thomas starring ‘Kala’ directed by Rohith VS will have a theatrical release in March. The makers of the movie have confirmed the release after the government lifted the ban on the second shows in theatres.The movie will mark Rohith’s third directorial after ‘Adventures of Omanakuttan’ and ‘Iblis’. ‘Kalaa’, a thriller movie will […]

Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency

Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency

Chennai: Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan would make his electoral debut, contesting from Coimbatore South constituency in the April 6 Tamil Nadu assembly elections. The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president made the announcement here on Friday, releasing the second list of his party’s candidates. Remembering his late father Sreenivasan, Haasan expressed confidence that the people of […]

Music composer Isaac Thomas Kottukapally passes away

Music composer Isaac Thomas Kottukapally passes away

Chennai: Music composer and screen writer Isaac Thomas Kottukapally passed away here on Thursday. He has won National Film Award for background score for the movie ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’. He is also a five time winner of state film awards. Isaac Thomas composed music for several movies including ‘Kuttisranku’, ‘Bhavam’, ‘Sancharam’, ‘Kunjananthante Kada’, ‘Parudeesa’, ‘Veettilekkulla Vazhi’, […]

Actress Parvathy to enter political fray with LDF ticket?

Actress Parvathy to enter political fray with LDF ticket?

Kozhikode: Mollywood actress Parvathy Thiruvothu is likely to get a ticket to Kerala politics soon. According to reports, LDF is attempting to field the actress in the upcoming state assembly polls. It is learned that some people from the film industry, who support CPM, are trying to convince the actress to contest in the polls. If […]