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Lesser-known Appearances of Popular Malayalam Actors – Part 2

If we explore the career graph of some of Malayalam movie industry’s most bankable actors, it is evident that most of them...

Foreign Flora: 7 Plants That Came to Kerala From Across The Seas

Kerala is the land of lush greenery. From pristine reserve forests to sprawling plantations, our little state sits prominently on the Western...

Obsession with Weight: An Epidemic in Kerala

We live in a time where children learn to count calories before they learn to spell the word ‘calorie’, where people are...

Nayattu Review: The System F*cks Us All

Nayattu Review: 4.5/5 Three police officers are framed for a murder they did not commit. As the case becomes...

Kerala Imposes New Covid Restrictions Due To Spike In Cases

The Kerala government has announced new covid restrictions in a review meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary VP Joy. The following restrictions...

Kerala HC: Surrender or Adoption of Child Not Dependent on Couple’s Marital Status

The Kerala High Court bench headed by Justices A Muhamed Mustaque and Dr Kauser Edappagath were faced with a petition by an...

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“One-Time Watch” Is A Pointless Phrase

You’ll find the three words in countless reviews of Malayalam and Hindi movies, but almost never in Western media. So what exactly...

Stereotypical Portrayal of Female Characters in Malayalam Serials

INT. A MALAYALI HOUSEHOLD - EVENING (7.30 PM) A middle-aged woman cautiously watches the television, which pumps heavy sentimental...

How To Build A ‘College Life’ While Studying In A Remote Location

College life is often associated with cities—instant lunches after tiring forenoon lectures and the clubbing that starts on Friday and lasts until...

Superstitions And The Logic Behind Them 

In India, along with kudumba mahima, superstitions get passed down from generation to generation. We might consider ourselves rational, but we often...

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Can We Not Have The Thrissur Pooram This Year, Please?

TW: Covid-19 - Ok, now before you start the ‘whataboutery’, the title - Can We Not Have The Thrissur Pooram This Year,...

The Malayalam Cringe Songs List – Lyrical Cringe

Have you ever heard a song and thought, "those can't be the lyrics!"? You then do a quick Google search and realise,...

Nagamanikyam – Is it a Myth or Real?

Have you heard of the gem called Nagamanikyam? This powerful magical stone is formed inside the head of a cobra. It is...

Raja Ravi Varma: The Father of Modern Indian Art

Hamsa Damayanti, Shakuntala, Jatayu Vadham - all these and many such scenes have a fixed image in the collective consciousness of all...

A Crash Course on Sexism

What comes to our minds when we hear the word "sexism"? Sexism is often understood as the hostile attitude and stereotypes towards...

Lesser-known Appearances of Popular Malayalam Actors – Part 2

If we explore the career graph of some of Malayalam movie industry’s most bankable actors, it is evident that most of them...

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Male Gaze Explained Through Malayalam Cinema

Have you ever watched a movie and thought, what purpose does the woman character serve? In 1975, Laura Mulvey did, and she...

Times When Mohanlal And Mammootty Movies Released During The Same Time

Every industry has its superstars, like Mohanlal and Mammootty. But to see superstar rivalries for more than three decades is rare because,...

Stereotypical Portrayal of Female Characters in Malayalam Serials

INT. A MALAYALI HOUSEHOLD - EVENING (7.30 PM) A middle-aged woman cautiously watches the television, which pumps heavy sentimental...

Foreshadowing in Malayalam Movies

Have you ever had an "I told ya!" instance while watching a movie, either just by instinct or through the subtle hints...

What Makes Mukundan Unni A ‘(Slightly) Likeable’ Anti-Hero?

For me, 2022 was the 'year of the anti-hero', for primarily two reasons: One, the release of Taylor Swift's impeccable eponymous single...

Best Malayalam Films Of 2022

2022 was quite an eventful year for Malayalam cinema. While many filmmakers were worried about the commercial viability of their films amidst...

Seven Words That’ll Break Your Social Media Habits

Like most of you, I’ve been increasingly struggling to control my social media usage and habits. Our shared problem manifests individually in...