Category Archives: Film

Popular film locations in Thiruvananthapuram

Did you know that Thiruvananthapuram is where it all began for Malayalam cinema? In 1930, J.C. Daniel shot Vigathakumaran in his own studio, the now non-existent Travancore National Pictures at Pattom and since then the city has been a preferred location for … Continue reading

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IFFK’13: The Review – “Astu : So Be It”

An young film enthusiast from Thiruvananthapuram, Shah Alam (Munna Bhai), reviews the Marathi film “Astu (So Be It)” which featured in the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2013) at Thiruvananthapuram. Shri.Shah Alam has done his Diploma in Visual … Continue reading

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IFFK’13: The Review – “Megha Dhaka Tara”

An young film enthusiast from Thiruvananthapuram, Shah Alam (Munna Bhai), reviews the Bengali film “Megha Dhaka Tara” which featured in the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2013) at Thiruvananthapuram. Shri.Shah Alam has done his Diploma in Visual Effects … Continue reading

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IFFK’13: The Review – “PARVIZ”

An young film enthusiast from Thiruvananthapuram, Shah Alam (Munna Bhai), reviews the Iranian film “PARVIZ” which featured in the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2013) at Thiruvananthapuram. Shri.Shah Alam has done his Diploma in Visual Effects (Film Making) … Continue reading

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IFFK’13: The Review – “Kaliyachan”

An young film enthusiast from Thiruvananthapuram, Shah Alam (Munna Bhai), reviews the Malayalam film “Kaliyachan” which featured in the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2013) at Thiruvananthapuram. Shri.Shah Alam has done his Diploma in Visual Effects (Film Making) … Continue reading

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MANIA 2K13 Celebrates 100 Years of Indian Cinema

When Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, released his epochal feature film Raja Harishchandra on 3rd May 1913, it is unlikely that either the exhibitors or the pioneer film maker realized they were unleashing a mass entertainment medium that … Continue reading

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Article: Ananthapuri’s Ambili

Biju Parameswaran, a film buff, reviews a new book on local legend, Jagathy Sreekumar ‘Enter Trivandrum City’ – prominent director Priyadarshan once recalled the name of a play staged by his seniors at his school, when he was in lower … Continue reading

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