Staff Reporter

KANNUR: Communist Party of India (Marxist) State secretary Pinarayi Vijayan has said that social content of Malayalam movies in the past earned Malayalam cinema a place in the Indian film world.

Releasing a book on the history of Malayalam cinema authored by E.M. Ashraf at the Press Club Hall here on Wednesday, Mr. Vijayan said that `Neelakkuyil' had triggered realism and social content in Malayalam cinema.

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