Malayalam cinema is the fourth largest cinema production industry in India and has had international recognition for its story-driven cinematography and narrative. Regular people’s lives, politics, international cinema trends and comedy are some of the underlying themes in many of its successful movies.
After the week long frenzy around overnight fame Priya Prakash Varrier, we take a look at some of the strongest Malayalam actresses of this decade.
It is extremely rare for an actress to make a return to the cinema industry and swing it in her favour, be it in Malayalam or elsewhere. Manju has done it after a hiatus of some 20 years.
Filmmakers have actually started writing scripts with Manju as the lead, which they have done only for the male superstars so far. Her comeback has been marked by strong lead characters and she effortlessly carries them all single-handedly.
Mamta’s acting and her films take on an entirely different meaning to Malayali audience…