Babu Janardhanan

Babu Janardhanan is an Indian screenwriter and director, best noted for his acclaimed Malayalam films.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Babu Janardhanan
Born
Babu Janardhanan

Occupationscreenwriter, film director
Years active1990 - present
ChildrenNeelima Baburaj, Niranjan Baburaj

BiographyEdit

Personal lifeEdit

He was born at Changanassery, Kerala, as the son of Mr. Janardanan and Mrs. Pankajakshi.[7] Babu Janardhanan did his schooling at Madappally Govt. LPS and Govt. Higher Secondary School, Thrikkodithaanam and Pursued higher studies at AP School of Arts, Kottayam.[8] He began his career as a school teacher at CPPHMHS, Ozhur, Tirur in Malappuram district. He is married to Sheeba. The couple have two children, Neelima and Niranjan.[9]

Film careerEdit

His debut movie was Anandavruthantham directed by P. Anil in 1990.

In 2005, Achanurangatha Veedu collected the best second movie award in the Kerala State Film Awards. Salim Kumar, who played the protagonist in the movie won the best supporting actor award. In 2006, Vaasthavam brought Prithiviraj the state award for the best actor. In 2008, Thalappavu won Lal the state award for the best actor in the Kerala State Film Awards.

Babu Janardhanan directed a documentary, in 1994, named "Sahanangalude Amma". The documentary was based on the life of Alphonsamma.[10]

FilmographyEdit

As screenwriter onlyEdit

Year Film
1990 Anandavruthantham
1992 Oru Kochu Bhoomikulukkam
1994 Sudinam
1995 Manikyachembazhukka
1997 Varnapakittu
Anubhoothi
1998 Panchaloham
1999 Thachiledathu Chundan
Chandranudikkunna Dikhil
1999 Crime File
2000 Dreamz
2002 Chathurangam
2006 Achanurangatha Veedu
Vaasthavam
2007 Avan Chandiyude Makan
2008 Thalappavu
2011 City of God
2013 Musafir (2013 film)
2016 Swarna Kaduva

As Director and writerEdit

Year Title Starring Notes
2011 Bombay March 12 Mammootty, Roma, Unni Mukundan
2013 Lisammayude Veedu Meera Jasmine, Master Ajai Rahul Madhav, Salim Kumar
2013 God for Sale Kunchacko Boban, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Anumol
Kallan: Thaskaran Maniyan Pillayude Athmakadha Jayasurya, Biju Menon, Salim Kumar Announced

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Babu Janardhanan turns to director". Filmreviews.bizhat.com. 11 November 2010. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Babu Janardhanan calls the shots | Film Reviews". Filmreviews.bizhat.com. 15 March 2011. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Review: Bombay March 12 is hard-hitting - Rediff.com Movies". Rediff.com. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Bombay March 12 Malayalam Movie Preview, Synopsis - Malayalam movie Bombay March 12 Preview, Synopsis". Nowrunning.com. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  5. ^ "'Bombay, march12' for June 24 - Malayalam Movie News". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  6. ^ "Babu Janardhanan.:Profile And Biography, Malayalam Movie Dialogue Babu Janardhanan". Metromatinee.com. Archived from the original on 9 January 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Babu Janardhanan". Facebook.com. Retrieved 24 November 2011.