Nilambur Balan

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Nilambur Balan
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1965–1989
Spouse(s)Vijayalakshmi
ChildrenSanthosh, Vijayakumar, Asha
Parent(s)Pokkan, Lakshmi

Nilambur Balan was an Indian actor in Malayalam movies.[1] He was one of the prominent supporting actor in late 1960s and 1970s in Malayalam movies. He has acted in more than 50 movies.

Biography[edit | edit source]

He was born at Vatakara. He was a theater artist before becoming a cine artist. Balan acted in many films, including the Sankupushpam. He was married to Vjayalakshmi on 8 December 1957. They have started a drama troupe,Kalithara and acted together in many dramas. His wife is Kerala State Theater Award winning actress.[2] The couple has three children Santhosh, Vijayakumar, Asha. He died on 4 February 1990.[3] An award instituted in memory of actor Nilambur Balan by the Nilambur Balan Anusmarana Samithi, to the personalities, for their contribution to the theater-cinema field.[4]

Partial filmography[edit | edit source]

As an actor[edit | edit source]

  • Moonnilonnu (1996) .... Nambiar
  • Alicinte Anveshanam (1989)
  • Padippura (1989)
  • Ore Thoovalppakshikal (1988)
  • Kanakambarangal (1988)
  • Dhwani (1988)
  • Janangalude Sredhakku (1987)
  • Chanthayil Choodi Vilkkunna Pennu (1987)
  • Amma Ariyaan (1986)
  • Ilaneer (1981)
  • Anyarude Bhoomi (1979)
  • Bandhanam (1978)
  • Kaathirunna Nimisham (1978) .... Ashan
  • Chuvanna Vithukal (1978)
  • Vayanaadan Thampan (1978)
  • Choondakkari (1977)
  • Yatheem (1977)
  • Sankhupushpam (1977)
  • Mohavum Mukthiyum (1977)
  • Mohiniyaattam (1976)
  • Ajayanum Vijayanum (1976)
  • Chottaanikkara Amma (1976)
  • Criminals (Kayangal) (1975)
  • Kalyaanappanthal (1975)
  • Chandanachola (1975)
  • Love Letter (1975)
  • Chattambikkalyaani (1975)...James
  • Nadeenadanmaare Aavasyamundu (1974)
  • Swargaputhri (1973)
  • Chuzhi (1973)
  • Maram (1973)
  • Aaraadhika (1973)
  • Panimudakku (1972)
  • Kuttyedathi (1971)
  • Nizhalaattam (1970)
  • Olavum Theeravum (1970)
  • Asuravithu (1968)
  • Pakalkkinaavu (1966)
  • Murappennu (1965)

Direction[edit | edit source]

  • Anyarude Bhoomi (1979)

Recipients of Nilumbur Balan Award[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Nilambur Balan". Malayalachalachithram.com. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  2. "Profile of Malayalam Actor Vijayalakshmi Balan". En.msidb.org. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  3. "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Nilambur Balan award - KERALA". The Hindu. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  5. "Actor Shantha Devi bags Nilambur Balan Memorial Award". News.webindia123.com. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  6. "Award for Kuttyedathi Vilasini - KERALA". The Hindu. 3 February 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  7. "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  8. The Milli Gazette, OPI, Pharos Media (28 February 2002). "Awards, The Milli Gazette, Vol. 3 No. 4". Milligazette.com. Retrieved 1 December 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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