Mammootty

  • Pathemari

    Pathemari

    Homage to the stoic toilers in the Gulf   Most every Malayali has had a whiff of the highly-perfumed Gulf-returnee or at least has heard tales of it. Pathemari presents a glimpse of the other side: the hardships and mental struggles of those who went to make something for...
  • Bhaskar the Rascal

    Family dramas aren’t quite what they used to be. In addition to the usual familial emotions, romance, and comedy, Bhaskar the Rascal has a fair amount of elegant décor, suspense, danger, and power-packed fights meant primarily to enhance the image of the film’s megastar. Part of the reason for...
  • Film Critic in conversation with a Film Actor

    SCENE Day – Exterior – Long shot. A dude in dark sunglasses and slick attire rides into the frame on a flashy green old Royal Enfield. The director yells, “Cut”. Close up: MAMMOOTTY. Mammootty jumps off the bullet, and smiles. He walks towards the technicians, and does some charismatic clowning around; very...
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