Shivaji (Malayalam actor)
Shivaji was an Indian film actor, most popular for his Malayalam films during the 1980s and 1990s. He did villain roles. Shivaji was born at Pattambi, Palakkad as the fourth child of Dr. A. K. Warrier and Kamalam Varasyar, his debut movie was Kaaliyamarddanam in 1982. He did many notable roles in TV soap operas, he acted in more than 100 films. He died on 30 September 2004 following cardiac arrest at Thiruvananthapuram, he is survived by daughter Unnimaya. He was survived by his mother, who died on 9 August 2010. Chila Kudumba Chithrangal Shivaji on IMDb Shivaji at MSI
Johnson was an Indian film score composer and music director who has given music to some of the most important motion pictures of Malayalam cinema, including those for Koodevide, Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, Vadakkunokkiyantram, Njan Gandharvan, Ponthan Mada, Bhoothakkannadi. Regarded as one of the finest composers in the industry, he was noted for his lyrical and expressive melodies together with simple but rich tonal compositions of thematic music. Johnson is Kerala State Film Awards five times, he started his career as an assistant to G. Devarajan in the 1970s, debuted as an independent composer in late seventies with Aaravam, he was a recurrent collaborator for directors Padmarajan, Sathyan Anthikkad, T. V. Chandran, Lohithadas, Balachandra Menon and Mohan, he has composed music for more than 300 Malayalam films, the most by any composer except for Devarajan. He was the first Music Director from Malayalam cinema to be honored with the National Award.
He died of a heart attack in Chennai on 18 August 2011. Johnson was born in Nellikkunnu near Trichur in the state of Travancore-Cochin, on 26 March 1953, his father was a bank employee. His secondary education was at St. Thomas School in Trichur. Johnson was a singer in the choir of Nellikkunnu St. Sebastian's Church, he obtained training in harmonium from his colleagues during this early periods itself. He used to sing in youth festivals and musical shows and joined the orchestra team of some local troupes and played harmonium in many concerts, he used to sing in female voice in ganamelas. In 1968, Johnson and his friends formed. Johnson was the main instrumentalist in the club where he played wide varieties of instruments – guitar, flute and violin. Within a few years, the club became one of the most sought after musical troupes in Kerala, had more than fifty members; this club used to give accompaniment music to playback singers Jayachandran and Madhuri in their musical shows. It was Jayachandran who introduced Johnson to G. Devarajan, one of the most prolific composers of South Indian cinema then.
Devarajan adopted Johnson and brought him to Chennai in 1974. Johnson bought an accordion, during this period, from R. K. Shekhar, began assisting Devarajan in filmscoring and composing. Johnson began his independent career by composing the film scores of Bharathan's Aaravam and Chamaram, he composed his first soundtracks for the film Inaye Thedi, debut film of director turned still photographer Antony Eastman and actress Silk Smitha. It was Devarajan himself. Came Bharathan's Parvathi and Balachandra Menon's Premageethangal. Premageethangal was a notable success with four of its songs – "Swapnam Verumoru Swapnam", "Nee Nirayoo Jeevanil", "Muthum Mudipponnum" and "Kalakalamozhi" attaining cult status, he came to prominence through his collaboration with Malayalam director Padmarajan. Koodevide was their first venture, which had one of the most famous songs of Johnson "Aadivaa Kaatte", a pathbreaking song in Malayalam music history, it was one of the first songs in Malayalam to so many western classical elements.
The song was born out of Padmarajan's need for a western song for his innovative film. Song composition took place in Chennai. Another notable feature of this song was the lyrics by O. N. V. Kurup, who for the first time wrote lyrics for a pre-composed song. Johnson worked for 17 films including his last film Njan Gandharvan; this productive collaboration saw the detailed screenplay and cinematography of Padmarajan become a fertile ground for expressive musical narration and thematic scores for Johnson. This is seen like Nombarathipoovu. Another notable collaboration of Johnson was with director Sathyan Anthikkad, with whom he associated in 25 films, he was able to provide some of his most popular songs with Anthikkad and this combo is accepted to be one of the greatest director-composer collaborations in Malayalam cinema. Acclaimed Malayalam director Bharathan collaborated with him in multiple films including Parvathy, Ormakkayi, Kattathe Kilikkoodu, Ente Upasana, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, Malootty and Churam.
His major other collaborations with directors include Mohan, Sibi Malayil, Lohithadas (Bhoothakkannadi and Balachandra Menon. He is noted for his collaboration with the Malayalam lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri, their association began in 1989 with Sathyan Anthikkad's social satire Varavelpu. Most of Johnson's notable works were in early nineties. In 1991, he scored a record number of 31 films, including 29 with Kaithapram. Johnson won National awards for two consecutive years, he won his first National Award in 1994 for the motion picture Ponthan Mada. The next year he got his second award for Sukrutham. Both the awards were for the background score in films. After an successful career of more than a decade, Johnson took a sabbatical from film scoring by the end of the
Bichu Thirumala is an Indian lyricist and poet from Kerala, who works in the Malayalam film industry. He, along with O. N. V. Kurup, is known for creating the style of arranging beautiful words in Malayalam film songs. In Malayalam cinema, Bichu Thirumala led the group of lyricists. In 1981, he won the Kerala State Film Award for the best lyricist for the films Thrishna and Thenum Vayambum. Thirumala won the same award for the second time in 1991, for the Rajasenan directed film Kadinjool Kalyanam, his prolific Malayalam film repertoire includes work with eminent composers like G. Devarajan, V. Dakshinamurthy, M. S. Baburaj, K. Raghavan, M. S. Viswanathan, A. T. Ummer, Shyam, K. J. Joy, Shankar Ganesh, Jaya Vijaya, Jerry Amaldev, Ouseppachan, Ilaiyaraaja, A. R. Rahman and the list goes on. Bichu Thirumala started his lyricist career in the 1972 Malayalam film Bhaja Govindam. After his modest beginning, Thirumala went on to become one of the most successful Malayalam lyricists and wrote songs for such notable music directors as Shyam, A. T. Ummer, Raveendran, G. Devarajan, Ilaiyaraaja.
In the 1970s he teamed up with music director A. T. Ummer to compose many sweet melodies. Bichu Thirumala penned the lines for AR Rahman's one and only Malayalam music for Yodha, his first song "Brahma Muhoorthathil" became popular as a "lalitha gaanam" or light song since the movie Bhaja Govindam did not see the light of the day. Radio Ceylon used to air the song in the early-1970s. Bichu Thirumala was born to C. G. Bhaskaran Nair and Sasthamangalam Pattanikkunnu Veettil Parukutty Amma on February 13, 1941, he is married to Prasanna and they have a son named Suman Bichu. Kerala State Film Award For Best Lyricist - 1981 for Thrishna and Thenum Vayampum Kerala State Film Award For Best Lyricist - 1991 for Kadinjool Kalyanam Critics Award - 1981 Film Fans Award - 1978 Stallion International Award Vamadevan Award Sree Chithirathirunal Award P. Bhaskaran Award Bichu Thirumala on IMDb
Baiju Santhosh Kumar referred to as Baiju, is an Indian actor who works in Malayalam films and television. He began his acting career in 1982, as a child artist in the film Maniyan Pilla Adhava Maniyan Pilla. Since he has acted in more than 100 films, he began acting at the age of 10 debuting in Balachandra Menon-directed film Maniyan Pilla Adhava Maniyan Pilla in 1982. He has done character roles and comedy roles. Baiju Santhosh Kumar hails from Thiruvananthapuram district, he married Ranjitha in 1995. The couple has Aishwarya and a son, Lokanath, he resides in Thiruvananthapuram with his family. Bhamini Tholkarilla Suryaputhri Swami Ayyappan Kadamattathu Kathanar Baiju Santhosh on IMDb Baiju at MSI http://cinidiary.com/peopleinfo.php?sletter=B&pigsection=Actor&picata=1 http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/baiju/filmography.html http://www.metromatinee.com/artist/Baiju-774 http://www.malayalamcinema.com/star-details.php?member_id=45
Ashokan is an Indian actor known for his roles in Malayalam films. He made his film debut with Peruvazhiyambalam. He's best known for his roles in Yavanika, Thoovanathumbikal, In Harihar Nagar, 2 Harihar Nagar, he made his debut in 1979 in Peruvazhiyambalam, directed by Padmarajan, where he played a 15-year-old boy who becomes a fugitive after killing a bully. This was followed by star turns in Padmarajan's films Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil, Thoovanathumbikal and Moonnam Pakkam, he did the main role in Anantaram a film by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. He acted in the NFDC film Parinamam, directed by P. Venu that won the Best Screenplay Award in the Ashdod International Film Festival held in Israel. In his early career he aspired to be a playback singer. With a clear talent for singing, he has hosted various film-song-based programs on television. Ashokan was born as youngest among the four children to Samudayathil N. P. Unnithan and Azhakath Savithri on 23 May 1961 at Cheppad, Alappuzha, his father was a public prosecutor at CBI and his mother was a housewife.
He has Radhakrishnan Unnithan, Prasanna Kumar and Hari Kumar. He lost his father when he was young, was brought up by his mother. Ashokan completed his basic education at Chingoli L. P. School, Chingoli,Upper Primary Education completed in PMDUPS,Cheppad and High Schizo education at St. Thomas H. S. Karthikapally, he graduated in Arts from T. K. Madhava Memorial College, Haripad, he was studying for pre degree first year. He has a daughter, Karthiyayani, they reside in Chennai. Mikhael... Antony Panchavarnathatha.. Udayan Ramaleela.. SP Balachandran Vimanam Two Countries... Mukundan Nirnayakam Nadodimannan.... Vinayachandran Crocodile Love Story... Narayanan Namboothiri Mizhi... Santhosh Melvilasom.... Dr. Gupta Sarkar Colony Teja Bhai and Family.... Gopan Three Kings Paappi Appacha.... Shashankan Muthalali In Ghost House Inn.... Thomaskutty Vairam: Fight For Justice Calendar 2 Harihar Nagar.... Thomaskutty Ayudham Oru Pennum Randaanum Swarnam Ottakkayyan.... Mr. B Nagaram.... Stephen Hello.... Sebastian Romeoo....
Subramanian Police.... Saji Allen Vellithira.... Gopu Mullavalliyum Thenmavum.... Chinnarangan Parinamam Krishna Gopalkrishna.... Peter Nariman.... K. Ravikumar Aayiram Meni.... Damu Crime File.... Seemon Manthramothiram.... Prasad Moonilonnu.... Venugopal Dominic Presentation.... James Sasinas.... Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Spadikam.... Jerry Samudayam.... Mammootty Chief Minister K. R. Gowthami Kudumba Visesham.... Uthaman Kulapathy O' Faaby Ponnu Chami Savidham.... Samagamam.... Joy Mahanagaram.... Ummerkutti Kallan Kappalil Thanne.... Premchandran Nakshthrakoodaram.... Manoharan Neelakurukkan Thalastaanam.... Pappan Amaram.... Raghavan Apoorvam Chilar.... Bobby Punnoose Arangu Kizhakkunarum Pakshi Mimics Parade.... Jimmy Ulladakkam.... Kishore Amina Tailors... Azeez Samrajyam.... Anil No.20 Madras Mail.... Suresh K. Nair In Harihar Nagar.... Thomaskutty Avanikunnile Kinnari Pookkal.... Ajayan Season.... Porinchu Janmandharam.... Hari Mrithyunjayam.... Sunny Moonnam Pakkam.... Ranjith Menon Vaishali.... Chandrangadan Anantaram....
Ajayan Jaalakam.... Appu Oru Maymasappularayil.... Cricket Star Thoovanathumbikal.... Rishi Vilambaram.... Basheer Idanaazhiyil Oru Kaalocha.... Vincent Vattoly Sayam Sandhya Pranamam.... Damu Chilambu.... Raamu Gandhinagar 2nd Street Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil.... Hilal Abhayam Thedi Irakal Yuvajanotsavam.... Jacob Zakharia Eeran Sandhya.... Ashokan Thinkalazhcha Nalla Divasam.... Venu Unaru.... Aattuvanchi Ulanjappol.... Janardanan Atuthaduthu.... Jeevan Philip Mukhamukham.... Sudhakaran as a man Oru Kochukatha Aarum Parayatha Katha........ Gopi Yavanika.... Vishnu Idavela.... Thomas John Peruvazhiyambalam..... Raman TamilSalanam MalayalamSangeethika Jwala Samayam Valayam Sathi Kadamattathu Kathanar Mahathma Gandhi colony Sreeguruvayoorappan Devimahathmyam CBI Diary MalayalamComedy Utsavam Urvasi Theaters Ashokan on IMDb https://web.archive.org/web/20160304064759/http://en.msidb.org/displayProfile.php?category=actors&artist=Ashokan&limit=113 https://web.archive.org/web/20120325210925/http://popcorn.oneindia.in/artist-filmography/4904/1/ashokan.html - Ashokan filmography
Siddique is an Indian film actor and producer, who works in Malayalam cinema. He has appeared in more than 250 films. Siddique made his acting debut with the film Aa Neram Alppa Dooram, he got a break with the comedy film In Harihar Nagar. Due to its success, Siddique acted in a variety of comic roles during the early-1990s in films such as Godfather, Simhavalan Menon, Kasargode Khadarbhai, Mughamudra, Kunukkitta Kozhi, Welcome to Kodaikanal. Siddique turned to more serious roles with Lelam, he did a notable villain role in Sathyameva Jayathe, which led to a succession of similar roles. In 2004, he was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Sasneham Sumitra and Choonda. Siddique ventured into production by co-producing the film Nandanam under Bhavana Cinema. In 2013, he received the Nandi Special Jury Award for Naa Bangaaru Talli. In India, he is both known for his villain roles. Siddique was born on October 1, 1962 at Edavanakkad, in Ernakulam, India.
He was the youngest child in a family of three with a sister. He did his primary schooling in his hometown and completed a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Government Polytechnic College, Kalamassery, he worked as an Electrical Engineer at Kerala State Electricity Board division at Thrissur, Kerala. After a few years of service at KSEB, he flew abroad to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and worked there for a few more years, he quit his job and came back. He started discovering his acting talents during his academic years at Government Polytechnic College, Kalamassery, he started his career as a mimicry artist from there. He has three children, he has a son Shaheen Siddique from his previous marriage. His eldest son Shaheen made his debut as an actor in the movie Pathemaari. Siddique started his career in the late 1980s with minor roles, his major break came in 1990 when, along with Mukesh and Asokan, he was cast as one of the heroes in In Harihar Nagar. The movie, directed by Siddique and Lal, went on to become a huge box office success, starting a streak of similar low-budget comedy movies featuring the cast.
Siddique became an essential part of such movies along with Jagadeesh. Films in the genre included Manthrikacheppu, Simhavalan Menon, Kasargode Khadarbhai, Mughamudra, Kunukkitta Kozhi, Mookkillarajyathu, Mimics Parade, Welcome to Kodaikanal, KaattilethadiTheverude Aana, Vaarafalam and Kinnaripuzhayoram, he was cast alongside leading actresses of the time like Parvathy, Sunitha and Suchithra. His performance in Godfather by Siddique-Lal was positively received by Malayalam movie viewers. Siddique did action roles in some films. For example, there is the case of Ayalathe Adheham. In Ekalavyan he played the role of a young police officer, supporting Suresh Gopi, his talent lies in how an actor should keep reinventing to be in Malayalam movie biz - learning from his experience and mistakes. His career curve shows a good inclination towards adapting to a variety roles - comedy, character roles and so on, he is one among the artists who rose from junior artist level to a major actor with his talent and hard work.
The mid-1990s did not go well for Siddique. He made a comeback in the late 1990s with supporting roles in Asuravamsam with Manoj K. Jayan, in Lelam and Crime File; these films ensured his return to the mainstream. In Sathyameva Jayathe, he played a cold-blooded villain with Suresh Gopi. Following the success of this film, Siddique was offered a number of opportunities to play villains. During this period, he acted in television serials, his role in Sthree with Vinaya Prasad was a huge hit among Malayalam television audiences. He anchored a musical programme called Sallapam on Doordarshan. Siddique has anchored other musical programmes including Sangeetha Samagamam in Amrita TV and Symphony in Kairali TV, in the 2000s. In 2002, he produced Nandanam, directed by Ranjith; the movie featured young actors Navya Nair. Siddique appeared in a small but different role in the film; this was a box-office hit despite the absence of major stars. Siddique started appearing in a number of different looks in his films.
This can be seen in films such as Chota Mumbai, Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri, Vellinakshatram, The Tiger, Alibhai. He encouraged director Lal to create the sequel to In Harihar Nagar; the movie 2 Harihar Nagar was released in 2009 with the middle-aged actors Jagadeesh and Asokan coming together. Again in 2010, he appeared In Ghost House Inn. In April 2011, Siddique launched Kerala's first family magazine Family Facebook. Siddique is the editor of the monthly magazine, rich with stories of the players in the Malayalam film industry – actors, playback singers and others. Kerala State Film Awards2003: Second Best Actor -Sasneham Sumitra, ChoondaKerala State TV Awards2005: Best Actor:Kerala Film Critics Award2003 - Second Best Actor - Sasneham Sumitra 2017 - Second Best Actor Nandi Awards2013 - Special Jury Award- Naa Bangaaru TalliAsianet TV AwardsBest Actor- SthreeAmrita Film AwardS2008: Best Actor in a Supporting Role -Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri, Paradesi' 2009: Best Negative RoleAsianet Film awards2003: Asianet Best Fi
Thesni Khan is a Malayalam television actress and film actress. Her debut was in 1988 through Daisy, she is a character actor. She is the product of famous institution Kalabhavan, she is best known for her roles as Kanyaka in Beautiful and Trivandrum Lodge which became "the talk of the town". She has worked with renowned names, she is known for her comic timing on both the big screens. Thesni is born to a famous magician from Kerala and Rukhiya, a housewife, she has an elder sister, married and settled. Thesni after getting training from her father performed magic on various stages, she studied at Cochin Kalabhavan. She was ended in divorce. Thesni Khan won the FRAME award for Best actor in a Comic Role for Cinemala. Cinemala Autograph Snehaseema Sundari Sundari 8 Sundharikallum Njanum Sandhanagopalam Velankanni Mathavu Priyam Chakyarum Kappyarum Pinne Moyillyarum Ente Alphonsama Ente Manasaputhri Akkare Ikkare Abhinethri Kudumbarahasyam Melappadam Other WorksShe has judged popular reality show Comedy Stars on Asianet,Five Minutes Fun Star on Kaumudi TV and Jagapoga on Kairali TV..
She has attended popular talk shows such as Sreekandannair Show. She has acted in some tele-films also, she has participated in popular game shows such as 1.1.3 on Mazhavil Manorama and Sarigama on Asianet. She has supported Beena Antony and Manoj Kumar in reality show Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njaanum on Asianet, she has performed in various stages as comedy artist, supporting artist, etc.. She knows magic much, she has acted in some advertisements also. ReferencesAmma Mazhavillu Vanitha Magazine Ladies Corner Star Jam Ningalkkariyamo? Ruchiyude Onam Comedy Time Star Ragging Thesni Magic Show Snehitha Arangu Segment Valkkanadi Shubharahtri Art Cafe CCL Taste Time Ividinganannu Bhai Badayi Banglavu Chat Room Cinema Chirimaa Nammal Thammil Kerala Cafe Cinema Company Students Only E Buz Students Only Don't DO Don't do Meet The Editors Chirikkum Pattanam Smart Show Home Minister Annachi Paattu La Jihad I Me Myself Run Kerala Run Spotligt Aakruti Komady Circus Comedy Awards Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran Anand Film Awards Grand Magical Circus Day with a star Urvashi Theatres Adar Onam Onnanu Nammal De Maveli Kombath Nakshathrathilakkam JB Juntion Thesni Khan on IMDb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwP-YK3Fu_0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJNGAOk0E2Q