What is contemporary Malayalam cinema?

What is contemporary Malayalam cinema?

New generation films widely known as New-Gen cinema (2011–present) is a Malayalam film movement developed in the early 2010s, characterized by fresh and unusual themes and new narrative techniques. The new generation also helped to revive the Malayalam film industry in the early 2010s.

Which is the first Malayalam cinema?

The first film made in Malayalam was Vigathakumaran. Production started in 1928, and it was released at the Capitol Theatre in Thiruvananthapuram on 23 October 1930.

Who is the best Malayalam movie?

Top Rated Malayalam Movies

  1. Sandesham (1991) 8.6.
  2. Kireedam (1989) 8.6.
  3. Manichitrathazhu (1993) 8.5.
  4. Nadodikkattu (1987) 8.5.
  5. Kumbalangi Nights (2019) 8.5.
  6. 6. # Home (2021) 8.5.
  7. Devasuram (1993) 8.4.
  8. Chithram (1988) 8.4.

Why Malayalam cinema is the best?

The extremely talented Malayalam actors give their best by experimenting different character in different movies be it Mammothy, Mohanlal, Jayasurya, Prithviraj etc. Malayalam cinema values, story, plot and cinematography rather than stars. The star culture is quite less in Malayalam movies than other film industry.

Which is the most running film in Malayalam?

Longest running Malayalam films records

Movies Running Days
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha 300+ days
Manichitrathazhu 314+ days
Hitler 300 days
Kilukkam 300 days

Which is the No 1 movie in Mollywood?

1. Lucifer (2019) Mohanlal starrer Lucifer, which also marked the directorial debut of Prithviraj Sukumaran, has got a thunderstorm opening at the box office worldwide and collected more than 100 Crores within 8 days of theatrical run.

Is Malayalam cinema good?

While acclaimed directors such as Adoor Gopalkrishnan in the 70s turned the tide with his realistic cinema focused on social issues, today, Malayalam films offer an extraordinary range — from mass entertainers to feel-good fluff, light entertainment and neo-realist films and literally everything in between.

What are new trends in Malayalam film industry?

These films differ from conventional themes of the past two decades (1990s and 2000s) and have introduced several new trends to the Malayalam industry. While the new generation’s formats and styles are deeply influenced by global and Indian trends, their themes are firmly rooted in Malayali life and mindscapes.

When did the new wave of Malayalam cinema start?

But, from 2000’s to 2010 periods, the Success of a Malayalam Cinema was decided by few Lead actor’s fans and almost all the films are released on those times are ‘fan-made’ Films. It is often noticed that quality of the content is found less in those ‘fan-made’ films, in addition to this, the theme of those movies doesn’t seems ethical at all.

Are there any good movies in Malayalam cinema?

For way too long, Malayalam movies have earned a bad rep for being over-the-top and unrealistic. While there’s no denying the fact that such movies do exist, doesn’t every film industry have some of those? After all, even Bollywood has its fair share of Flying Jatts.

What’s the average budget of a Malayalam film?

According to the Survey, for making a usual Malayalam film requires a budget between INR 6 Cr to 10 Cr, but, a new generation cinema can easily made with a budget between INR 2Cr to 5 Cr.