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Arun Kumar Aravind is an Indian film director, editor and producer who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema.

Arun Kumar Aravind
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Born (1977-05-22) 22 May 1977 (age 42)
OccupationFilm director, editor, producer
Years active2003-present
ChildrenArsha Arun



Arun Kumar Aravind, was better known as the editor of director Priyadarshan, owns to his credit a span of 10 years' experience as a film editor. Arun, who hails from Thiruvananthapuram, had done his schooling in St. Thomas Residential School, graduated from M.G. College, Trivandrum and later moved to Chennai to master Visual Effects from Pentamedia. He started his career as visual effect artist with Pentamedia[1]

Arun Kumar Aravind has been director Priyadarshan's,[2] principal editor from Vettam (2004) onwards before he turned to filmmaking with Cocktail.[3] He edited Priyadarshan's Tamil film Kanchivaram which got National Film Award for the Best Film in 2008. He had also worked with other well- known directors like T. K. Rajeev Kumar, Shaji Kailas, Suresh Krishna.[4]

Arun was nominated for Shantharam Award and National Award for best editing (Kancheevaram).[5] Arun is the winner of 2011 Asianet Ujala Film Award & Mathrubhumi-Kalyan Film Award for the Best Editor.[6]


He has a daughter, Arsha Nayar.[7]




Year Title Cast Language Screenplay Notes
2010 Cocktail Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Samvrutha Sunil Malayalam Anoop Menon
2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Indrajith Sukumaran, Murali Gopy, Anoop Menon Malayalam Murali Gopy
  • Asianet Film Awards for Best Editor
  • Asiavision Awards for Best Editor
  • IFFK 2012 – NETPAC Award for Best Malayalam Film
2013 Left Right Left Indrajith Sukumaran, Murali Gopy, Lena Malayalam Murali Gopy
  • Asiavision Awards Special Jury Award for Outstanding Movie
  • Asiavision Awards for Best Editor
2014 1 by Two Fahadh Faasil, Murali Gopy, Honey Rose Malayalam Jayamohan
2017 Kaattu Asif Ali, Murali Gopy Malayalam Ananthapadmanabhan
2019 Underworld Asif Ali, Farhaan Faasil Malayalam Shibin Francis


Year Title Notes
2013 Vedivazhipadu
2017 Kaattu


Year Title Director Language
2003 Vasanthamalika Suresh Krishnan Malayalam
2003 Ivar T.K. Rajeev Kumar Malayalam
2004 Vettam Priyadarshan Malayalam
2004 Hulchul Priyadarshan Hindi
2005 Garam Masala Priyadarshan Hindi
2004 Kyon Ki Priyadarshan Hindi
2006 Chup Chup Ke Priyadarshan Hindi
2005 Bhagam Bhag Priyadarshan Hindi
2006 Dhol Priyadarshan Hindi
2007 Bhool Bhulaiyaa Priyadarshan Hindi
2007 Malabar Wedding Rajesh Faisal Malayalam
2007 Sound of Boot Shaji Kailas Malayalam
2008 Mere Baap Pehle Aap Priyadarshan Hindi
2009 Kanchivaram Priyadarshan Tamil
2009 Winter Dipu Karunakaran Malayalam
2009 Seetha Kalyanam T.K. Rajeev Kumar Malayalam
2010 Chal Chala Chal T.K. Rajeev Kumar Hindi
2009 Billu Priyadarshan Hindi
2009 De Dana Dan Priyadarshan Hindi
2010 Bumm Bumm Bole Priyadarshan Hindi
2010 Khatta Meetha Priyadarshan Hindi
2010 Cocktail Himself Malayalam
2010 Pathinonnil Vyazham Suresh Krishnan Malayalam
2010 Aakrosh Priyadarshan Hindi
2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Himself Malayalam
2013 Left Right Left Himself Malayalam


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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-15.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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