G. K. Pillai (actor)

G. K. Pillai
Born
G Keshava Pilla

July 1924
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1954-1988 , 2001-Present
Spouse(s)Ulpalakshiyamma (deceased)
Children6
Parent(s)Perumpaattathil Govindapillai, Saraswathi Amma

BiographyEdit

G. K. Pillai (born 1924) is an Indian actor known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He has been acting for 65 years and has acted in more than 325 Malayalam films, known for revolutionising the role of the antagonist in Indian cinema and television.[citation needed]

BackgroundEdit

G. K. Pillai was born in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram to Perumpaattathil Govindapillai and Saraswathi Amma. He received his primary education from Chirayenkeezhu Sree Chithira Thirunal High School. He was married to Late Ulpalakshiyamma and has six children[1] named; K Prathapachandran, Sreekala R Nair, Sreelekha Mohan, Sreekumari B Pilla, Chandramohanan and K Priyadarshanan. His debut movie was Snehaseema [2] in 1954.

AwardsEdit

  • 2005 Best Character Actor (for his role in serial :Megham)-Asianet television awards
  • 2011 Madras Film Fans Association
  • 2011 RAGAMALIKA – JAYAN AWARD
  • 2011 Prem Nazir Award
  • 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award (for his role in Kumkumapoovu )- Asianet Television Awards 2012
  • 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award (for his roles in several serials )- Flowers Television Awards
  • 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award (for his roles in several serials )- Janmabhoomi Television Awards

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mangalam-varika-11-Nov-2013". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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