While everyone is getting used to going to back to work and Unlock 3.0, Mollywood has geared up with new trailers and OTT releases. Here is an update of everything new in Mollywood! Let’s see what our dear stars and filmmakers were up to last month.
Sufiyum Sujatayum released on OTT platform
Sufiyum Sujatayum starring Aditi Rao Hydari, Jayasurya and debutant Dev Mohan has been released on AmazonPrimeVideo on 3 July. This one is the first Malayalam film to get a direct OTT release ever. Actor, Producer Vijay Babu and his banner Friday Film House took a bold step with this and we appreciate him for introducing something new to the industry. The film opened with mixed reviews; you could read our review here.
LJP’s Churuli trailer is out
Lijo Jose Pellissery released his new film Churuli’s trailer through his YouTube channel ‘Lijo Jose Pellissery’s – Movie Monastery’. From the trailer, the film starring Chemban Vinod Jose, Vinay Forrt and Joju George looks interesting and intriguing. The release of the film and other details, however, are yet to be announced.
Nivin Pauly released first looks posters
Conflict…Struggle…Survival…As long as humans are there, the fight will continue…
— Nivin Pauly (@NivinOfficial) July 19, 2020
Nivin Pauly released the first look posters of three of his upcoming films – ‘Padavettu’ directed by Liju Krishna,‘Bismi Special’ directed by debutant Rajesh Ravi and ‘Gangs of Mundanmala’ directed by debutant Ronnie Manuel Joseph. The posters were released on 16th July, which marked a decade of Nivin Pauly in Malayalam Cinema. Gangs of Mundanmala also happens to be his third home production. More details of the films are yet to be announced.
10 years of Malarvadi Arts Club
10 years since #Malarvadi released.. thank you Dileep etta for producing my first film.. thanks to my direction department, Prajith ettan and team, thanks to all the actors and technicians I have worked with ever since then.. Thank you Vinod etta for being with me and guiding me.
— Vineeth Sreenivasan (@Vineeth_Sree) July 16, 2020
The artists and director of the film ‘Malarvadi Arts Club’ celebrated 10 years of the film. Incidentally, the film also marked the debut of Nivin Pauly and Aju Varghese as actors and Vineeth Sreenivasan as director. The actors wrote a heartfelt letter on the occasion of 10 years of their presence in Malayalam Cinema.
Maitreyan’s progressive letter to daughter Kani goes viral
Social activist Maitreyan’s letter to his daughter, actress Kani Kusruti has gone viral. The letter was gifted by him when Kani turned 18, back in 2003. The artist has posted a photograph of the letter on Facebook a few years ago; now the English translation of the same has been posted online. The letter is Maitreyan’s version of instructions his daughter must follow as she enters adulthood. The letter from its beginning till end is very progressive and seems like an open letter to the society as well.
Ahaana Krishna’s ‘A Love Letter to Cyber Bullies’
Actress Ahaana Krishna who recently faced criticism and cyberbullying for one of her posts on social media bounced back with a Youtube video titled ‘A Love Letter to Cyber Bullies’. In the video, she sarcastically mentions who an actual bully is and whose image bullying actually tarnishes. The video is interesting and relevant. Take a look.
Tovino’s daring workout videos
Tovino Thomas has been very active on social media and during the lockdown, he has been posting inspirational, yet daring workout videos, with very funny captions. In one of the videos, he even falls down from a height and the next slide shows him acing the challenge. You could see some of them here.