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Aishwarya Lekshmi and Satyadev begin shooting for upcoming film ‘Godse’

Aishwarya Lekshmi and Satyadev begin shooting for upcoming film ‘Godse’
TollywoodAishwarya Lekshmi recently shared a picture on social media with her co-star on the sets of ‘Godse’.Digital NativeDigital NativeActor Aishwarya Lekshmi is all set to make her debut in the Telugu film industry. Titled Godse, this film will have Satyadev playing the male lead, with Gopi Ganesh Pattabhi wielding the megaphone. We hear that the shooting has commenced already. Aishwarya recently shared a picture with her co-star on the sets of the film, along with a behind-the-scenes video. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Aishwarya Lekshmi (@aishu__) Satyadev and Gopi Ganesh Pattabhi are teaming up for Godse after the success of their 2018 film Bluff Master. Godse will also have Nasser, Brahmaji, Aditya Menon and Kishore in pivotal roles. The film is bankrolled by Ck Kalyan under his banner Ck Entertainments. Aishwarya Lekshmi at present has a number of films in her kitty, including the Malayalam film Kaanekkaane,
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Film Review: Forensic (2020) by Anas Khan and Akhil Paul

Film Review: Forensic (2020) by Anas Khan and Akhil Paul
Following the very popular genre mix of forensic/serial killer, Akhil Paul and Anas Khan co-write and co-direct “Forensic” a by-the-book whodunnit thriller who is currently available on the Netflix catalogue.

Scrupulous and workaholic chief investigating officer Rithika Xavier (Mamta Mohandas) is in charge of the murder investigation of an 8-year-old girl, vanished after a dance class and daughter of a middle-class local family, but when a second girl disappear, the hypothesis of a serial killer in town becomes a certainty. Rithika is determined to create a dedicated team for the purpose of capturing the killer as soon as possible, but the police force is too busy, and her boss can only allow her to borrow their medico-legal advisor Samuel John Kattukaran (Tovino Thomas). Not a good start as Rithika and Sam know each other from some past painful family issues and they are not very comfortable working as a team.
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Aishwarya Lekshmi's ‘Kumari' motion poster out, southern stars send wishes

Aishwarya Lekshmi's ‘Kumari' motion poster out, southern stars send wishes
MollywoodTouted to be a mythical epic, the film's motion poster was released by Prithviraj on Wednesday. Digital NativeAishwarya Lekshmi, who won hearts with her remarkable performance in Mayanadhi, is all set to play the lead in Ranam director Nirmal Sahadev's second film, Kumari. Touted to be a mythical epic, the film's motion poster was released by Prithviraj on Wednesday which is being presented by Prithviraj's wife Supriya Menon under their banner Prithviraj Productions. Sharing the motion poster, Prithviraj wrote, "Their promise. Her nightmare. It’s a privilege for @prithvirajproductions to be presenting this fascinating film set against the backdrop of native folklore and myths of our land. All the best to @nsahadev, @aishu__ , @jakes_bejoy , @gijujohn , @sreejithsarang and the entire team!" View this post on Instagram A post shared by Prithviraj Sukumaran (@therealprithvi) Many celebrities down south took to Instagram to wish the team. Sai Pallavi took to her
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Watch: Mamtha and Tovino’s ‘Forensic’ trailer looks intriguing

MollywoodThe film, written and directed by Akhil Paul and Anas Khan, will be the first in Malayalam to deal with forensic sciences in full length.Digital NativeA crime has been committed and several people are after the case. With a fast piece of Bgm, lines spoken about the crime and the criminal, the thriller of Forensic, a new Malayalam film starring Mamtha Mohandas and Tovino Thomas in the lead, appears intriguing. The trailer, released Thursday at the Lulu Mall in Kochi amid grand celebrations, begins with the lines: “We are your sons, we are your husbands, we are everywhere. And there will be more of your children dead tomorrow – Ted Bundy.” Lines spoken by Ted Bundy, American serial killer who kidnapped, raped and killed young women during the 1970s. The film is written and directed by the duo Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. Akhil had written the script of 7th Day,
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Watch: Mamtha and Tovino’s ‘Forensic’ trailer looks intriguing

MollywoodThe film, written and directed by Akhil Paul and Anas Khan, will be the first in Malayalam to deal with forensic sciences in full length.Digital NativeA crime has been committed and several people are after the case. With a fast piece of Bgm, lines spoken about the crime and the criminal, the thriller of Forensic, a new Malayalam film starring Mamtha Mohandas and Tovino Thomas in the lead, appears intriguing. The trailer, released Thursday at the Lulu Mall in Kochi amid grand celebrations, begins with the lines: “We are your sons, we are your husbands, we are everywhere. And there will be more of your children dead tomorrow – Ted Bundy.” Lines spoken by Ted Bundy, American serial killer who kidnapped, raped and killed young women during the 1970s. The film is written and directed by the duo Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. Akhil had written the script of 7th Day,
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Khalid Rahman’s next has Tovino and Sharafudheen in the lead

MollywoodThis is Khalid’s next film after the critically acclaimed ‘Unda’ in which Mammootty played the lead. Digital NativeDetails about director Khalid Rahman’s next are out. He has roped in Tovino Thomas and Sharafudheen to play the lead roles in the film, according to a report by the Times of India. Muhsin Parari is penning this film in association with Ashraf Hamza. The technical crew for this flick will comprise Jamshi Khalid for cinematography, Rex Vijayan and Shahabaz Aman for composing the soundtrack and Sushin Shyam for the background score, Noufal Abdullah for editing, Vishnu Govind-Sree Sankar for sound designing, Ronex Xavier for make-up, Mashar Hamsa for costume designing, Gokul Das for art direction and Badusha as project designer. This untitled film will be bankrolled by Aashiq Usman under his banner. Khalid Rahman’s last directorial was Unda, an action-comedy that was bankrolled by Moviee Mill's Krishnan Sethukumar and Gemini Studios.
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Mamta Mohandas to join Jayasurya in 'Ramasethu'

Mollywood'Ramasethu' is the biopic on the 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan. Digital NativeDigital Native The biopic on the ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, titled Ramasethu, is in the making with Jayasurya playing the title role. And it has now been confirmed that Mamta Mohandas will be joining the star cast as well. Incidentally, she recently received the Woman of Substance Award at an event held in Kochi and the award was handed over to her by E Sreedharan. On receiving the award, Mamta said, “Don’t we all have dreams? But most often, the ones that come true are those which you haven’t even dreamt about yet. Such was receiving this ‘Woman of Substance in Art’ award from the hands of someone whose attitude towards both work and life has inspired me so much... our very own ‘Metro Man’ Padmabhushan E Sreedharan sir.” Six women were honoured with the award this
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Mamta Mohandas to play Ips officer in ‘Forensic’

MollywoodThe film, directed by Akhil Paul and Anas Khan, will have Tovino Thomas playing a medico-legal adviser.Digital NativeSome weeks ago, the character poster of Tovino Thomas in the upcoming Malayalam film Forensic was released and it was revealed that he plays a medico-legal advisor named Samuel John Kaattookaran. The makers have now revealed the character poster of Mamta Mohandas and she will be seen playing the role of a police officer, Rithika Xavier Ips. Directed by Akhil Paul and Anas Khan, Forensic has Reba Monica John in the cast as well. On Mamta’s role in the film, the directors have earlier said that she is not Tovino’s pair in the film but will have a meaty role to play. The directors refused to divulge any further details about Forensic and have kept the suspense factor intact until now. An interesting feature of this thriller is that it
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Tovino Thomas finishes shooting for ‘Forensic’

MollywoodMamta Mohandas plays the female lead in the film, written and directed by the duo Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. Digital NativeTovino Thomas has finished shooting for the upcoming film Forensic, in which he plays a medico-legal advisor in the Kerala Police Department named Samuel John Kaattookaran. Wielding the megaphone for Forensic is Akhil Paul and Anas Khan and they have scripted the film as well. Updating about the film’s progress, Tovino Thomas wrote on his social networking page: “And it’s packup for me from the shoot of ‘Forensic’. This one was special in many ways..portraying something I’ve never tried before…A big Thanks to writer-director duo @akhilpaul and @khanfactor90, producers Navis Xaviour, Siju Mathew and Raju Malliath.. And the entire team behind Forensic.. Being Samuel John Kaattookaran for 49 days without a break, has been a unique and fun experience.. Waiting to entertain you all on 2020 March.
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Tovino Thomas’s ‘Forensic’ first look out

MollywoodThe poster has the film’s lead star Tovino Thomas performing a lab test.Digital NativeDigital Native The first look of the upcoming film Forensic has been unveiled and is gaining the attention of the film buffs in a big way. The poster has the film’s lead star Tovino Thomas performing a lab test. This is indeed intriguing making fans wonder what his role in the film would be. Reports have it that his character’s name in the film is Samuel John Kaattookaran and he plays a medico-legal advisor working in the Kerala Police’s Forensic Science Lab (Fsl). Wielding the megaphone for Forensic is Akhil Paul and Anas Khan, and they have scripted the film as well. It may be noted that Forensic was supposed to be directed by cinematographer Sujit Vasudev but he walked out due to date issues following which Akhil Paul and Anas Khan took over.
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Reba Monica John joins Tovino Thomas in 'Forensic'

MollywoodReba, who made her acting debut with the Malayalam film 'Jacobinte Swargarajyam', was last seen playing a role in the Vijay starrer 'Bigil'.Digital NativeThe Malayalam film Forensic was launched last month with the official muhurat happening in Palakkad and the shooting is in progress. An update about this film is that Reba Monica John has bagged a role in it. A picture of the actor posing with Tovino Thomas and directors Akhil Paul and Anas Khan has been posted on the movie's Facebook page, with the caption: "The Bigil girl joins Forensic!." Reba, who made her acting debut with the Malayalam film Jacobinte Swargarajyam, was last seen playing a role in the Vijay starrer Bigil that hit the marquee for Diwali. She had played an acid attack survivor in the film and captured the attention of audiences with her performance. Besides wielding the megaphone for Forensic, Akhil
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Tovino Thomas to play medico-legal advisor in ‘Forensic’?

MollywoodThe film is written and directed by the scriptwriters of Prithviraj starrer '7th Day' -- Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. Digital NativeTovino Thomas's upcoming film Forensic was launched recently with the official muhurat that happened in Palakkad. According to sources, Tovino will be seen playing a medico-legal advisor who works with the Kerala Police’s Forensic Science Lab and his character is named Samuel John Kaattookaran. The film is written and directed by the scriptwriters of Prithviraj starrer 7th Day -- Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. The tagline of Forensic reads 'The science of a crime'. It may be noted here that the film was supposed to be directed by cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Sujith Vaassudev but he walked out due to date issues following which Akhil Paul and Anas Khan took over. Mamta Mohandas has been roped in to play the female lead in the film, with Saiju Kurup, Giju John,
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Tovino Thomas’s 'Forensic' launched in Palakkad

MollywoodThe film is written and directed by the duo Akhil Paul and Anas Khan.Digital NativeThe Malayalam movie Forensic was launched recently with the official muhurat happening in Palakkad. The film has Tovino Thomas in the lead role with Akhil Paul and Anas Khan directing it. Announcing the project, Tovino posted saying, "‘Forensic’ starts Rolling Today..Written & Directed by Akhil Paul - Anas Khan and Produced by Navis Xaviour and Siju Mathew in association with Raju Malliath, this one's gonna be very special guys.. keeping my fingers crossed. Need your blessings and support, right from the start of our journey (sic).” Forensic is scripted jointly by Akhil Paul and Anas Khan. It may be noted here that the film was supposed to be directed by cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Sujith Vaassudev but he walked out due to date issues following which Akhil Paul and Anas Khan took over. The tagline of the film
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Prithviraj's ‘Why do you do this to me’ tweet suggests another film with Murali Gopy

MollywoodEven as ‘Lucifer’ that Prithviraj directed and Murali Gopy wrote is doing well in theatres, the actor-turned-filmmaker’s tweet appears to suggest the duo are planning to work on another project.Digital NativeActor turned director Prithviraj Sukumaran and writer-actor Murali Gopy had teamed up for Lucifer, which released on March 28th, and the film is doing well at the theatres. The climax of this film and interviews of Murali Gopy also gave an indication that Lucifer could be developed into a franchise. Well, it now looks like the ball has been set rolling for it. In a Tweet, Prithiviraj wrote: “I guess when a thought that your writer puts into your head doesn’t let you sleep at 2:20 am..as a film maker..you know what you want to do next! Murali Gopy Why do you do this to me?” Prithviraj’s tweet appears to suggest Murali and he
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'Lucifer' breaks record held by 'Captain Marvel' in UAE

MollywoodThe film has reportedly broken the record of 160,000 admits held by 'Captain Marvel' in the first three days of its release.Digital NativeMalayalam film Lucifer, directed by actor Prithviraj with Mohanlal in the lead, has turned out to be a mega grosser not only in India but abroad as well. According to a Toi report, Lucifer has broken the record held by Captain Marvel in the United Arab Emirates. The film has reportedly broken the record of 160,000 admits held by Captain Marvel in the first three days of its release. Lucifer is doing good business at the box office worldwide. It has reportedly emerged as the biggest opener for Mohanlal at the USA box office. The gross collections over the weekend in Kerala have surpassed Njan Prakashan and Kumbalangi Nights catapulting it to the number one position. The exact figures from the box office in different regions are expected to be out soon.
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Manju Warrier on ‘Lucifer’ success

MollywoodThe actor hails praise on director Prithviraj, for the way he handled the movie and gave confidence to his cast and crew.Digital NativeLucifer, starring Mohanlal and directed by actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, is reportedly doing well at the box office worldwide. It has reportedly emerged as the biggest opener for Mohanlal at the USA Box Office. Manju Warrier, who plays an important character in Lucifer, told the Indian Express, “Lucifer is getting a positive response. The audience is also sharing interesting observations regarding the movie. The confidence that Raju (Prithviraj) had while shooting the movie and the way he handled the movie gave confidence and hope to all of us. We commit to every movie with the hope and prayer that it should turn out to be a hit. But the result depends upon the tastes and attitude of the audience. When a movie is welcomed wholeheartedly by the audience,
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Prithviraj-Rahman starrer ‘Ranam’ to hit theatres in March

Mollywood The film, which has Isha Talwar playing the female lead, is about the gang wars among immigrant communities in the Us. Digital NativePrithviraj and debut director Nirmal Sahadev went on to the floors with Ranam a few months ago and the shooting is nearing completion with the filmmakers contemplating on its release date. Reports are that Ranam will be out in the theatres in March and the exact release date is being worked out. Starring Prithviraj in the lead role, the film has Isha Talwar as his leading lady. Veteran actor Rahman will be seen in a pivotal role in Ranam. The last time Prithviraj and Rahman teamed up for a movie was for Mumbai Police which was a hit and this has raised the expectation levels for Ranam. The film is bankrolled by Anand Payyanur and Biju – Rani Lawson under the banners Yes Cinema Production and Lawson Entertainment. Set predominantly in the United States of America, the film is about the gang wars among the immigrant communities in Detroit and Michigan. Ranam was earlier titled as Detroit Crossing but the title was changed to Ranam during the course of the filmmaking. With Prithviraj, Rahman and Isha Talwar in the lead role, the supporting cast includes Mathew Arun, Celine Joseph, Ashwin Kumar, Shivajith Padmanabhan, Nandhu, Shyamaprasad, Sajini Sacharaiah, Giju John and Justin David. Jakes Bejoy is the music composer for the film with Jigme Tenzing being the cinematographer. According to reports, The movie has some high-voltage action sequences and the makers have roped in Hollywood action choreographers for the project. Apart from Ranam, Prithviraj has a slew of projects on hands including the Anjali Menon directorial, Blessy’s Aadu Jeevitham and Roshni Dinakar’s My Story. The actor will also foray into film direction by wielding the megaphone for the first time for Lucifer. Touted to go on to the floors in April this year, the film will have Mohanlal playing the lead role
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