P. Balachandran

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P. Balachandran
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P. Balachandran
Born
Padmanabhan Balachandran Nair

02 February 1952 (1952-02-02) (age 70)
Alma materDevaswom Board College, Sasthamkotta
School of Drama and Fine Arts, Thrissur
Occupation
Spouse(s)Sreelatha Balachandhran
ChildrenSreekanth Chandran, Parvathy Chandran
Parent(s)Padmanabha Pillai, Saraswati Bhai
AwardsKerala Sahitya Akademi Award

P. Balachandran (born Padmanabhan Balachandran Nair on 2 February 1952) is an Indian writer, playwright, scenarist, director, and actor. He's known for his work in Malayalam literature and Malayalam cinema.[1]

Balachandran is best known for the play Paavam Usman for which he won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award and Kerala Professional Nataka Award in the year 1989.[2] He has scripted many films including Ulladakkam (1991), Pavithram (1994), Agnidevan (1995), Punaradhivasam (2000), and Kammatti Paadam (2016). His directorial debut is Ivan Megharoopan (2012).[3] He has also acted in a few films, the most notable being Trivandrum Lodge (2012).[4]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

He is born to Padmanabha Pillai and Saraswati Bhai born on 2 February 1952, in Sasthamkotta, Kerala.[5] He is married to Sreelatha and the couple have two children, Sreekanth and Parvathy.[6]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

As actor[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role
2019 Kolaambi Kamal Pasha
Athiran Keshava Kaimal
2018 Eeda Sriram Bhatt
2017 Sakhavu Namboorichan
Puthan Panam| Ramanatha Pai
2016 Kismath
Kammatti Paadam Krishnan's father
Hello Namasthe Skaria
Maanasaandarapetta Yezdi Chethanappi
2015 Charlie Usman Ikka
Acha Dhin Sir
32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam Doctor
2014 Masala Republic Pattanam Balan
Manglish Krishna Swami
Law Point Charlie
2013 Ginger Balakrishnan
Kaanchi Narayanan Nair
Silence Judge
Nadan Vikraman Pilla
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus Raphael Vadakkumthala
Kadal Kadannoru Mathukkutty Kochunni
Hotel California Sasi Pillai
Thank You Balettan
Immanuel Gopinathan Nair
David & Goliath Father Gerald
Ithu Pathiramanal
Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Dronar
Annayum Rasoolum Rasheed
2012 Poppins
Trivandrum Lodge Korah
2011 Beautiful Advocate
2006 Mahasamudram Marakkar
2003 Ivar Minnal Thankan
2002 Shesham
Shivam
Malayali Mamanu Vanakkam
2001 Vakkalathu Narayanankutty Jayaram's father
2000 Punaradhivasam Manoj K Jayan's father
1999 Jalamarmaram
1996 Agnidevan Edakka
1982 Gandhi Muslim in the crowd

As Director[edit | edit source]

Year Title
2012 Ivan Megharoopan

As Script Writer[edit | edit source]

Year Title Director
2019 Edakkad Battalion 06 Swapnesh K. Nair
2016 Kammatipaadam Rajeev Ravi
2012 Ivan Megharoopan Himself
2005 Police V.K. Prakash
2000 Punaradhivasam V.K. Prakash
1998 Kallu Kondoru Pennu Shyamaprasad Co Written With T.A Rassaq
1997 Manasam C.S. Sudheesh
1996 Thacholi Varghese Chekavar T. K. Rajeev Kumar
1995 Pavithram T. K. Rajeev Kumar
1994 Ulladakkam Kamal
1991 Uncle Bun Bhadran

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "P Balachandran Profile". filmiparadise.com. 13 May 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  2. "Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (Drama)" (in Malayalam). Kerala Sahitya Akademi. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  3. "P.Ramachandran". IBN Live. 13 May 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. Sujit Chandra Kumar (23 September 2012). "Trivandrum Lodge review: Glimpses of changing sexual mores". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  5. http://www.mangalam.com/cinema/interviews/201123
  6. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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