Benny P. Nayarambalam

Benny P. Nayarambalam is an Indian screenwriter who works in Malayalam films and theatre. He wrote his first theatrical play Athyunnathangalil Deivathinu Sthuthi at the age of 19, for the production company owned by Rajan P. Dev, in which he also performed as Rajan's son. He has a post-graduate degree in Malayalam literature. He made his debut in films as screenwriter through First Bell (1992), directed by P. G. Viswambharan.[1]

Benny P. Nayarambalam
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Born
Nayarambalam, Kochi, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Fulja Benny
ChildrenAnna Ben,
Susanna Ben

Benny had a successful career as a screenwriter, with most of his films turning into blockbusters. And two of his theatre plays Vikalanga Varsham and Arabikkadalum Adbudavilakkum were made into films, Kunjikoonan (2002) and Chanthupottu (2005) respectively.[2] In Chanthupottu, Dileep and Lal played the roles Benny and Rajan P. Dev portrayed in the original play.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

He is married to Fulja and has two children Anna Ben and Susanna Ben.[4] Anna Ben debuted in Madhu C. Narayanan's first directorial movie Kumbalangi Nights (2019) as Babymol and received critical acclaim for her natural performance.

FilmographyEdit

Title Year Director Notes
First Bell 1992 P. G. Viswambharan
Koushalam 1993 T. S. Mohan
Keerthanam 1995 Venu B Nair
Manthramothiram 1997 Sasi Shanker
Junior Mandrake 1997 Ali Akbar
Five Star Hospital 1997 Thaha
Grama Panchayath 1998 Ali Akbar
Achammakkuttiyude Achayan 1998 Rajan P. Dev
Aakasha Ganga 1999 Vinayan
Vazhunnor 1999 Joshy
Naranathu Thampuran 2002 Viji Thampi
Kalyanaraman 2002 Shafi
Kunjikoonan 2002 Sasi Shanker Adapted from his drama Vikalanga Varsham
Thommanum Makkalum 2005 Shafi
Chanthupottu 2005 Lal Jose Adapted from his drama Arabikkadalum Adbudavilakkum
Majaa 2005 Shafi
Pothan Vava 2006 Joshy
Chotta Mumbai 2007 Anwar Rasheed
Annan Thambi 2008 Anwar Rasheed
LollyPop 2008 Shafi
Chattambinadu 2009 Shafi
Marykkundoru Kunjaadu 2010 Shafi
Puthiya Theerangal 2012 Sathyan Anthikkad
Spanish Masala 2012 Lal Jose
Sound Thoma 2013 Vyshakh
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus 2013 Marthandan
Bhaiyya Bhaiyya 2014 Johny Antony
Welcome to central jail 2016 Sundhar das
Velipadinte Pusthakam 2017 Lal Jose

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Movies | Interviews". Manorama Online. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  2. ^ "വിജയത്തിന്റെ ഫസ്റ്റ് ബെല്‍ , Interview – Mathrubhumi Movies". Mathrubhumi.com. 29 October 2008. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  3. ^ "പൈലി മുതല്‍ കുഞ്ഞാടുവരെ , Interview – Mathrubhumi Movies". Mathrubhumi.com. 10 December 2010. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  4. ^ "കഥ കടന്ന്‌ പ്രേക്ഷകഹൃദയത്തിലേക്ക്‌". mangalam.com. 8 April 2013. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.

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