Kaduvakkulam Antony

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Kaduvakkulam Antony (9 November 1936 – 4 February 2001) was an Indian film actor from Kerala who performed more than 300 films as comedian during the 1960s and 1970s. He is regarded[who?] as one of the best and most popular comedians in Malayalam cinema.[1] Antony generally portrayed the humorous sidekick character.

Kaduvakkulam Antony
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Born9 November 1936
Died4 February 2001(2001-02-04) (aged 64)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1960–2001
Spouse(s)Beatrice Antony
ChildrenTomyas, Sonia
Parent(s)Thomman, Annamma

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Antony was born on 9 November 1936 at Kuttanad, Alleppy. He was the son of (both late) Mr Thoman And Mrs Annamma. When he was at 2 years old, his family shifted to Kaduvakkulam, Kottayam district, after which he was known. His parents were farmers. He was the youngest of the eight children of his parents, among whom two died in childhood. Even from childhood, Antony had the dream of becoming a comedian. From childhood onwards, he was having elevated sense of humour.[citation needed]

He ran a private finance company, but he was very much devoted to become an actor. So he took part in several amateur theatre plays and Monoacts as well. For seven years, he contributed in Drama Acharaya N N Pillai's drama troupe named Viswa Kerala Kala Samithi and National theaters.

Later on, the Malayalam film actor Jose Prakash introduced him to the Malayalam film industry.

FamilyEdit

Kaduvakkulam Antony was married to Beeyatries Antony, who was also an actress. The couple had 2 children, Tomydas Antony Pallivathukal and Sonia Antony.

CareerEdit

Antony debuted in 1961 through the Merry land studios productions movie Bhakthakujela in a significant role as "Kuttipattar". In that year, he won the Best Humorist Award for the first film. In 1968, he acted in the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema, Viruthan Shanku, directed by P. Venu.

Thereafter, he acted in Snehadeepam, Pattabhishekam, Thiruvabharanam, Snapakayohannan and Punnapravayalar, the beginning of 300 films.

"Kaduvacheri Vava" in Kayamkulam Kochunni (1966), "Ammit Anthony" in Thiruvabharanam (1973), "Shankunair" in Thampuraty (1978), "Chattam Velayudhan" in Punnapra Vayalar (1968) these all were his beloved characters in his career.

Antony was last seen in Adivaram (1997), Malayalam movie directed by Jose Thomas.

DeathEdit

On 19 November 2000, Sunday in the morning Antony got paralysed on his left side due to hypertension and was taken to Medical Centre Hospital Kottayam. He was on the ward for 76 days due to severe cerebral hemorrhage. He died in his residence at Kaduvakkulam on 4 February 2001 at 5:00 PM and the funeral was held on the next day at Little Flower Church Kaduvakkulam.[citation needed]

FilmographyEdit

  • 1996 Aramana Veedum Anjoorekkarum.
  • 1995 Mannar Mathai Speaking as drama booking agent
  • 1995 Highway
  • 1995 Arabia (film) as PC Velapp
  • 1995 Thumboli Kadappuram
  • 1991 Mimics Parade
  • 1990 Kadathanadan Ambadi
  • 1987 Nee Allenkil Njan as Philip
  • 1987 Kaalathinte Sabhdam as Kunjan Nair
  • 1987 Kottum Kuravayum
  • 1987 Narathan Keralathil
  • 1986 Kulambadikal
  • 1986 Arorui Arangorungi
  • 1985 Azhi
  • 1985 Chorakku Chora as Paramu
  • 1985 Kiratham as Narayana Pilla
  • 1985 Njaan Piranna Naattil as Police constable
  • 1984 Kadamattathachan as Thomachan
  • 1984 Krishna Guruvaayoorappa
  • 1983 Ahankaram
  • 1983 Ee Yugam as Pappan
  • 1983 Ankam as Krishna Pilla
  • 1982 Kakka
  • 1982 Vidhichathum Kothichathum
  • 1982 Keni
  • 1982 Aarambham as Anthappan
  • 1982 Kaalam as Kurup
  • 1982 Panchajanyam as Kuttan Pilla
  • 1981 Agnisaram
  • 1980 Vedikettu
  • 1979 Avalude Prathikaram
  • 1979 Lillypookkal
  • 1979 Pichathikuttappan
  • 1979 Driver Madyapichirunnu
  • 1979 Maamaankam as Velappan
  • 1978 Thacholi Ambu
  • 1978 Thamburatti as Padmanabha Kurup
  • 1978 Beena as Kunjappi
  • 1978 Kanalkattakal as Keshavankutty
  • 1978 Mukkuvine Snehicha Bhootham
  • 1977 Sathyavan Savithri
  • 1977 Pattalam Janaki
  • 1976 Amma
  • 1975 Love Letter
  • 1975 Chief Guest
  • 1975 Criminals
  • 1974 Arakkallan Mukkakallan
  • 1974 Durga
  • 1974 Panchathanthram as Charlie
  • 1974 Ankathattu
  • 1974 Sapthaswarangal as Geevargese Chandi
  • 1974 Rahasya Rathri
  • 1973 Ajnathavasam as Director London
  • 1973 Thenaruvi
  • 1973 Pacha Nottukal as Puluvan Thoma
  • 1973 Masappadi Mathupilla
  • 1972 Pulliman
  • 1972 Preethi
  • 1971 Kalithozhi
  • 1971 Vimochanasamaram
  • 1971 Bobanum Moliyum
  • 1970 Moodalmanju as Sankaran Nair
  • 1970 Nazhikakkallu
  • 1970 Pearl View as House keeper
  • 1970 Ambalapravu
  • 1970 Dathuputhran as Paulose
  • 1970 Vivaham Swargathil
  • 1969 Virunnukari as Paramu
  • 1969 Veettu Mrugam
  • 1969 Kannoor Deluxe
  • 1969 Susy
  • 1969 Jawala
  • 1968 Viruthan Shanku as Krishnan
  • 1968 Thirichadi
  • 1968 Punnapra Vayalar as Velayudhan
  • 1968 Ezhu Rathrikal
  • 1968 Inspecter
  • 1968 Thulabharam
  • 1967 Arakillam
  • 1967 Khadeeja
  • 1967 Aval
  • 1967 Iruttinte Athmavu as Jyothsyan
  • 1967 MAinatheruvi Kolacase
  • 1967 Kavalam Chundan
  • 1967 Udhyogastha
  • 1967 Chitramela
  • 1967 Olathumathi
  • 1967 Agniputhri as Paachu Pilla
  • 1966 Kalyanarathriyil
  • 1966 Station Master
  • 1966 Kanakachilanka
  • 1966 Kayamkulam Kochunni as Bava
  • 1966 Pakalkinavu
  • 1965 Bhoomiyile Malakha as Jimmy
  • 1965 Ammu
  • 1964 Sree Guruvayoorappan as Olapram Pachan
  • 1962 Sreerama Pattabhishekam
  • 1962 Snehadeepam as Factory worker
  • 1961 Bhakta Kuchela

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "കടുവാക്കുളം ആന്റണി - പ്രൊഫൈല്‍" (in Malayalam). 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2013.

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