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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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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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Book Chat: A Son Remembers

Biju Parameswaran, an avid reader reviews Krishnapaksham by K. Jayakumar Jayakumar, the author Anybody with a more than passing interest in Malayalam cinema will tell you that Chemmeen was the first film in the language to win the President’s gold medal and … Continue reading

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