Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter
Read books are great, but those unread are greater.
Movie lovers ! Cinephiles ! It’s time to bring to your attention some books, some classics which redefined the way we watched movies. May I welcome you on a journey across my celluloid shelf ? As I riffle through, the first title that catches my eye is Palunku written by Ravi ¹ in 1969. This book has an interesting history. Continue reading
“ Dasan : Vijayaa, namukkentha ee budhdhi neerathe thonnaththatu?
Vijayan : Ellathunum athintethaya samayamundu Dasaa”
Those words that reverberate across each Malayalee’s mind are going to make a comeback. In an exclusive interview to Narayan Radhakrishnan for Old Malayalam Cinema, Sreenivasan opens his mind. Continue reading
Achanurangatha Veedu is soon going to have a sequel. And so is Avalude Ravukal, New Delhi, Samrajyam and Runway. It seems that the sequel mania which hit its zenith following the success of Harihar Nagar Part 3, is still raging in Malayalam cinema. Continue reading
കിങ്ങിണി @ 18 അഥവാ എന്റെ മൂന്നു അച്ഛന്മാര്
[ തൂവല്സ്പര്ശം | Part 2 ]
Recommended cast : Jayaram, Mukesh, Saikumar, Innocent, Suraj Venjaramoodu & ‘Kingini”
Guest Roles: Suresh Gopi, Urvashi, Sukumari
Synopsis of the Script
The movie starts with the credits being shown in the background of the scenes from the first part. The background music is “ചാഞ്ചക്കം ചാഞ്ചക്കം” from the first part. The credits end with outer view of the old flat in which the trio used to stay. This flat has now been purchased by Unnikrishnan (Jayaram). Continue reading
[ This is a Guest Post by Adv Narayan Radhakrishnan, who also follows the trials and tribulations of characters in reel life with the same passion that he pursues the ones in his professional domain. He has sent across his version of a possible sequel to Kamal's 1992 runaway hit, Thoovalsparsham as a screen narrative,and this leading article that so rightly explains the 'background' of creating his version screenplay. The Sequel Narrative will follow soon. Adv Narayan is right now at work on his new book, based on the depiction of Lawyers in Indian Cinema. You could mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org ]
Thoovalsparasham was a hit movie of 1992. Jayaram (Unnikrishnan), Mukesh (Bonny) and Saikumar (Vinod) were the young stars of the day. The movie was based on a Hollywood movie Three Men and a Baby starring Tom Selleck, Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg. This movie itself was based on a French movie Three Men and a Cradle. Kaloor Dennis adapted Thoovalsparasham from this hit movie, with Kamal donning the director’s robes. Continue reading