State film awards: Jayasurya, Anna Ben adjudged best actors, best director Sidhartha Siva

State film awards: Jayasurya, Anna Ben adjudged best actors, best director Sidhartha Siva

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 51st state film awards have been announced. Jayasurya and Anna Ben were adjudged the best actors for their brilliant performances in Vellam and Kappela respectively. Sidhartha Siva is the best director. Jio Baby’s The Great Indian Kitchen has been judged as the best film and John Samuel’s Adoorinte Anchu Nayaka Kadhapathrangal as the […]

Nedumudi Venu laid to rest with state honours

Nedumudi Venu laid to rest with state honours

Thiruvananthapuram: The funeral of the veteran actor Nedumudi Venu was held at Thycaud Santhi Kavadam electric crematorium here on Tuesday. He was laid to rest with all state honours. Unni, the son of the late actor performed the funeral rites. Celebrities, Politicians and several fans were present along with his family to bid adieu to […]

Veteran actor Nedumudi Venu passes away

Veteran actor Nedumudi Venu passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Nedumudi Venu, rated as one of the most talented actors in Indian cinema, died at a private hospital here on Monday. He was 73. He is survived by wife and two children. Recovered from COVID-19, Venu had been unwell for quite some time and was admitted to the hospital after he complained of uneasiness. […]

Mumbai cruise raid: Court sends Aryan Khan, 7 others to 14-day judicial custody

Mumbai cruise raid: Court sends Aryan Khan, 7 others to 14-day judicial custody

Mumbai: Mumbai court on Thursday sent Aryan Khan and seven others to judicial custody for 14 days in connection with a drug seizure on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast. Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) took Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan to its office in Mumbai after producing him before Esplanade Magistrate court. The accused will be kept in […]

VIPs pay homage to actor Rizabawa

VIPs pay homage to actor Rizabawa

Kochi: Actor Rizabawa (55) passed away here on Monday as he was undergoing treatment for kidney disease at a private hospital in Kochi. Rizabawa has acted in over 100 movies. He debuted in Malayalam film industry through the movie ‘Vishupakshi’. However, it was not released. Later, he acted opposite to leading actress Parvathi in the movie […]

Mammootty, turns 70

Mammootty, turns 70

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mammootty, the emperor of acting and the pride of Malayalam, turns 70 today. Mammootty, who did not usually partake in his birthday celebrations, will be celebrating his 70th birthday with his family today. The venue is a resort in Munnar. Family members including wife Sulfath, son Dulquer Salman and daughter Surumi have reached Munnar. […]

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 […]