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God’s Own Malayalis: Roby Raj – The Cinematographer Making Every Moment Count

 A picture is worth a thousand words. Every cinematographer swears by this. While cinematography in dictionary terms would mean capturing moments in...

Chakyar Koothu The First Form Of Stand-up Comedy?

Chakyar Koothu is believed to be an offshoot of Koodiyattam and was breathed into life in the 10th and 11th centuries AD....

Guru – A Movie That Taught Us To Question Conventional Wisdom

If you’ve seen the trailer of the upcoming Apple TV series See, you might have noticed that the premise of the world...

Home Is Where Milma പാൽ Is

Remember this ad starring Malayalam actor Sreenivasan? https://youtu.be/IDvypty133c Unless you were one of those...

What Makes Most Men Mock Makeup?

“What are you doing?” I asked. My friend Ismail and I had made a quick stop at the supermarket....

9 Malayalis Share Their Stories Of Buying Condoms For The First Time

There’s always a first time for everything. Haven’t we heard this a million times? First times always end up being amazing or...

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What Every Malayali Neighbourhood Looks Like

One of the first things we look out for when we move to a new house or plan to build a house...

How Serials Like ‘Amma Ariyathe’ Reinforce Benevolent Sexism

One of Asianet's most popular serials, Amma Ariyathe is constantly among the top 5 shows on Malayalam TV's TRP charts. It is...

Mental Health Representations in Malayalam Cinema

Malayalam Cinema has always been candid about its representation of mental illness in its narrative. From the early 1990s till date, a...

Brands in Every Kerala Household: Part 2

Contrary to popular belief, this list extends beyond the average middle-class home. It encompasses memories that we have often associated with our...

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Reimagining Mahabali – 21 Avatars Of Mahabali You’ve Not Seen Before

All of us have heard of Mahabali, and to most of us, the word “Mahabali” brings to mind a pot-bellied middle-aged man...

What ‘Pathemari’ Taught Me About My Own Father’s Gulf Story

On 9th October 2015, papa became my true inspiration. It was all because I watched the movie Pathemari in a theatre. 

The Teaser Of Jallikattu Is Out, & Boy Are We Pumped Up!

Jallikattu has been creating waves through the TIFF circuit and is, in fact, one of the top-rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes.

8 Malayalis Share Their 1st Proposal Stories From The Pre-WhatsApp Era

We asked few Malayalis to share their first proposal story and boy, you're in for a laughter.

In Conversation With Nikesh and Sonu About Love, Freedom, and Courage

“I was 15 years old when I first fell in love. He was 20 and lived in my neighbourhood. We fell madly...

God’s Own Malayalis: Roby Raj – The Cinematographer Making Every Moment Count

 A picture is worth a thousand words. Every cinematographer swears by this. While cinematography in dictionary terms would mean capturing moments in...

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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...

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...

Searching For Sheela Trailer: Osho’s Former Right-Hand Spills Her Story

Netflix's Wild Wild Country, a documentary series about the infamous guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, famously known as Osho, stirred a lot of...

Malayalam Movies with Strong Female Characters

In the entertainment industry, movies spearheaded by female characters are hard to come by. But, times are changing. Women's stories told through...

Malayalam Songs That Have Resurfaced On Social Media

Some of the apps that you extensively used during the lockdown - Among Us, Discord, Ludo King, why, even Zoom - were...

Mental Health Representations in Malayalam Cinema

Malayalam Cinema has always been candid about its representation of mental illness in its narrative. From the early 1990s till date, a...

Mammootty’s ‘The Priest’ Will Soon Be Available on Amazon Prime

Mammootty's horror-suspense drama, The Priest, is all set to make its way on Amazon Prime on the 14th of April. So if...