K. Madhu

K. Madhu is an Indian film director, who works in Malayalam cinema. He mostly makes suspense and investigation thrillers. He debuted in 1986 by directing Malarum Kiliyum.[1]

K. Madhu
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Haripad, Kerala, India
OccupationFilm director, producer
RelativesNavya Nair


K Madhu began his career, working as an assistant director under emminet film director M. Krishnan Nair. He went on to make his debut as a director in 1986, with Malarum Kiliyum, starring Mammootty. Though, the film failed in creating an impact, Madhu succeeded in getting a career break in 1987 with Irupatham Noottandu starring Mohanlal. It was followed by Oru CBI Diary Kurippu in 1988. Though he has worked with several script writers, most of his successful films were with S N Swamy. Writer Swamy and Madhu has collaborated for many a films, debuting with Irupatham Noottandu and later in Oru CBI Diary Kurippu, Moonnam Mura, Nariman and Sethurama Iyer CBI among others. Most of them were in the legal, crime, thriller genres. They took a break after Rahasya Police in 2009. In 2017, he announced a multilingual historical film titled Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma, followed by a sequel.[2]


Year Title Language Screenwriter
2022 The CBI Diary black investigators (CBI part 5) Malayalam S. N. Swamy
2012 Banking Hours 10 to 4 Malayalam Sumesh-Amal
2009 Rahasya Police Malayalam S. N. Swamy
2007 Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri Malayalam A. K. Sajan
2006 Pathaaka Malayalam Robin Thirumala
2005 Nerariyan CBI Malayalam S. N. Swamy
2004 Sethurama Iyer CBI Malayalam S. N. Swamy
2002 Chathurangam Malayalam Babu Janardanan
2001 Nariman Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1999 Crime File Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1999 The Godman Malayalam Sathish Pathissery
1999 Underworld Kannada Chinni Krishna
1997 Janadhipathyam Malayalam A. K. Sajan
1995 Oru Abhibhashakante Case Diary Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1993 Thalamura Malayalam A R Mukhesh
1992 Kavacham Malayalam Sab John
1991 Adayalam Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1990 Orukkam Malayalam Balachandran Chullikkad, John Paul
1990 Mounam Sammadham Tamil S. N. Swamy
1990 Randam Varavu Malayalam John Paul
1989 Adikkurippu Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1989 Jagratha Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1989 Adhipan Malayalam Jagadeesh
1989 Magadu Telugu S. N. Swamy
1989 Thalaippu Seithigal Tamil
1988 Moonnam Mura Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1988 Oohakachavadam Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1988 Oru CBI Diary Kurippu Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1987 Irupatham Noottandu Malayalam S. N. Swamy
1986 Ee Kaikalil Malayalam Kaloor Dennis
1986 Malarum Kiliyum Malayalam


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Rana Daggubati set to conquer M'wood as King Marthanda Varma". The Times of India. 15 November 2017.

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