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By Paresh C. Palicha, Indo-Asian News Service
Kochi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Onam season, considered one of the most
prosperous times for the Malayalam film industry, is round the
corner and there is a flurry of activity, as
new films are being released to get the early advantage and "Keerthi
Chakra" is the topper of the new crop.
The top five Malayalam films are:
1. "Keerthi Chakra" - This was one of the most
anticipated films of the year. Directed by Major Ravi, the film
stars Mohanlal in the main lead. With terrorism in Kashmir as
its backdrop, "Keerthi Chakra" has got a good opening.
2. "Aanachandam" - This may turn to be a make-or-break
film for both director Jayaraaj and actor Jayaram, who are going
through a lean phase. This comic film targeting the family
audience may turn out to be lucky for them.
3. "Chess" - Actor Dileep's revenge saga continues to
hold audiences' interest.
4. "Chako Randaman" - This is a mass entertainer
with Kalabhavan Mani in a triple role. The classes may chide him
but Mani always does his thing and stays in the
5. "Rasathantram" - This may be a rare film - released
during Vishu and running through Onam. The credit goes to
Mohanlal and Meera Jasmine's on screen chemistry.
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