Deepu Karunakaran is an Indian film director who works in Malayalam cinema. He debuted in direction with movie "Winter", as the release was late due to many reasons, his first movie came in theatre was in 2008 with the Dileep starrer Crazy Gopalan.
|Born||13 July 1977 (age 43)|
|Spouse(s)||Archana Mohan (2015–present)|
Prior to becoming an independent filmmaker, Deepu apprenticed as an assistant director under Priyadarshan. His first released film was in 2008, the thriller comedy Crazy Gopalan starring Dileep in the titular role. The movie opened to commercial success. His first made film horror thriller "Winter" with Jayaram in the lead was released subsequently. His third film was comedy entertainer Teja Bhai and Family starring Prithviraj in the lead, released in 2011 to commercial success. He directed Mammootty in the 2015 thriller Fireman, which was a success critically and commercially. His 5th movie Karinkunnam 6s, a sports movie with Manju Warrier in the lead, was released in 2016.
|Dileep, Saleem Kumar, Manoj K. Jayan, Radha Varma|
|3||2011||Teja Bhai & Family||Director||Prithviraj, Akhila|
|4||2015||Fireman||Director||Mammootty, Nyla Usha|
|5||2016||Karinkunnam 6S||Director||Manju Warrier, Anoop Menon|||
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- "Fiery success with Deepu Karunakaran's Fireman". khaleejtimes.com. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
- "Suchithra spotted in her ethnic best at Deepu Karunakaran's wedding in Trivandrum". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
- "'Karingunnam Sixes' shoot completed". nowrunning.com. Retrieved 7 May 2016.