J. A. R. Anand

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J. A. R. Anand
Born
Jacoob Abdu Rahman Anand
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1954-1986
Spouse(s)Khadeeja
ChildrenSabitha Anand, 10 others
Parent(s)Jacoob and Haleemaumma

Jacoob Abdu Rahman Anand was an Indian actor in Malayalam movies during the 1960s and 1970s.[1] His popular movies are Neelakuyil, Chemmeen, Snehaseema, Rarichan Enna Pauran and Randidangazhi.[2] South Indian actress Sabitha Anand is his daughter.[3]

Background[edit | edit source]

Abdu Rahman with the stage name J. A. R. Anand was born as eldest son, to Jacoob and Haleemaumma, at Mattancherry, Kochi. He has two sisters and three brothers. He was a theater actor turned movie actor. Pachakodi was his debut drama. He had acted dramas in Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, English and Gujarati languages. National award-winning movie Neelakuyil was his debut film.[4] He portrayed important roles in Mudiyanan puthran, Doctor, Rajamalli, Chekuthante Kotta and Nellu.[5] He was married to Khadeeja, and had eleven children. Actress Sabitha Anand was his daughter. He died in 1992 at Chennai.[6]

Partial filmography[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.malayalachalachithram.com/profiles.php?i=5343
  2. http://www.metromatinee.com/artist/JAR%20Anand-7078
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/cinema-columns/nellu-1974/article6180555.ece
  5. http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/sindooracheppu-1971/article5852367.ece
  6. http://en.msidb.org/displayProfile.php?artist=JAR%20Anand&category=actors