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Which Malayalam movie will YOU watch this weekend?

By Vijay George
October 23, 2015 10:05 IST
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It's Mohanlal versus Manju Warrier this weekend!

Mohanlal and Manju Warrier were seen together earlier this year in Satyan Anthikkad’s Ennum Eppozhum.

This weekend, they will battle it out at the box office as Mohanlal's Kanal takes on Manju Warrier's Rani Padmini.

Which film are *you* waiting for?

A closer look at the two releases:


Director: M Padmakumar
Cast: Mohanlal, Anoop Menon, Honey Rose

The Shikkaar team of Mohanlal, M Padmakumar and scenarist S Suresh Babu is back with Kanal, produced by Abraham Mathew of Abaam Movies.

Kanal -- starring Anoop Menon, Honey Rose, Pratap Pothen, Nikita Thukral, Atul Kulkarni and Sheelu Abraham -- has been shot at various locations in India and the Gulf countries.

The story is set in Dubai, where recession had an effect. A train journey, where two strangers meet, is a crucial point in the story.

Vinod Illampilly is the cinematographer, while Ouseppachan scores the music.


Rani Padmini

Director: Aashiq Abu
Cast: Manju Warrier, Rima Kallingal

Rima Kallingal plays Rani and Manju Warrier is Padmini in Aashiq Abu’s road movie Rani Padmini.

The story is about two strangers, who embark on a trip together. The girls have grown up in different surroundings.

Rani Padmini has been scripted by Shyam Pushkaran and Ravi Sankar.

Madhu Neelakantan is the cinematographer.

Bijibal composes the music.

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