Babu Namboothiri

Babu Namboothiri is an Indian film and TV actor who has starred in more than 100 Malayalam films and various serials. He is famous for his villain and character roles, best known for his portrayal Thangal, in Thoovanathumbikal (1987), as the primary antagonist, Ajith, in Nirakkoottu (1985), the devious advocate in Jagratha, among many others.

Babu Namboothiri
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Babu Namboothiri (2013)
Rishikeshan Namboothiri

12 August 1947 (1947-08-12) (age 73)
Padinjare Mana, Mannakkanad, Kottayam, Travancore
OccupationFilm actor
Chemistry Professor
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Kumari Antharjanam
ChildrenMamatha, Mrudula, Praseeda
Parent(s)Neelakandan Namboothiri, Saraswathi


Babu Namboothiri was the first child among the ten children of Neelakandan Namboothiri and Saraswathi at Mannakkanad, near Kuravilangad, Kottayam. He belongs to Padinjare Mana in Mannakkanad. He performs rituals at Chirayil Ganapathi Temple and has 7 brothers and 2 sisters. He graduated from Sree Sankara College and pursued Masters in Science from SRM College Rewa in Madhya Pradesh. His debut movie was Yaagam in 1982. He is a retired Chemistry Professor of Deva Matha College, Kuravilangad. He is married to Kumari Antharjanam and has three daughters.[1]



Programme Role TV Channel
Charithram Enniloode Guest Safari TV
Eashwaran Sakshiyayi Flowers TV
Samayam Asianet
Suryaputhri Asianet
Pankiyamma Ramakuruppu Doordarshan


  1. ^ "സിനിമയില്ലെങ്കിലും ഞാന്‍ ജീവിച്ചോളും". mangalamvarika. Retrieved 29 July 2015.

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