Kottayam Chellappan

Kottayam Chellappan (20 January 1923 – 26 December 1971) was an Indian actor in Malayalam movies.[1] He was also a renowned stage actor and film actor who was very active in Malayalam films during the 1960s and '70s.[2] He died on 26 December 1971.

Kottayam Chellappan
Born
Chellappan C.R.

(1923-01-20)20 January 1923
Died26 December 1971(1971-12-26) (aged 48)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1948 - 1971
Spouse(s)Nalini Chellappan
ChildrenJyothi, Thampan, Kishore, Kala, Sheela, Maya and Charlie
Parent(s)Poovelil Sanku and Kunjipennu

Personal lifeEdit

He is born as the third son among six children to Poovelil Sanku and Kunji Pennu on 20 January 1923 at Karapuzha, Kottayam. His brothers are the late Raghavan, Karunakaran, Sukumaran and his sisters are the late Sumathikutty and Padmavathi. He studied at MD High school, Kottayam. He studied till Intermediate. He started his career as a stage artist and acted in dramas and stage shows across Kerala. He also tried producing films, thereafter he settled as a film actor. Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair advised him to use his name titled with Kottayam. He died on 26 December 1971 due heart attack. He was 48. He is survived by wife Nalini, four sons and three daughters. They are: Sri Jyothi, Late Thampan, Kishore, Sreekala, Moli, Maya and Charlie.

Partial filmographyEdit

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  • Minnalppadayaali (1959)
  • Unniyaarcha (1961)
  • Mudiyanaaya Puthran (1961)
  • Kandambecha Kottu (1961)
  • Bhaarya (1962)
  • Puthiya Aakaasham Puthiya Bhoomi (1962)
  • Paalaattu Koman (Konkiyamma) (1962)
  • Kadalamma (1963)
  • Ammaye Kaanaan (1963)
  • Doctor (1963)
  • Rebecca (1963)
  • Pazhassiraaja (1964)
  • Anna (Old) (1964)
  • Thacholi Othenan (1964) as Chindan Nambiar
  • Chettathi (1965) as Viswanathan
  • Jeevithayaathra (1965)
  • Odayil Ninnu (1965)
  • Kadathukaaran (1965)
  • Sarppakkaadu (1965)
  • Kuppivala (1965)
  • Arakkillam (1967)
  • Ramanan (1967)
  • Chithramela (1967)
  • Sheelaavathi (1967)
  • Khadeeja (1967)
  • Thalirukal (1967)
  • Pengal (1968)
  • Vidyaarthi (1968)
  • Danger Biscuit (1969)
  • Kuruthikkalam (1969)
  • Kannoor Deluxe (1969)
  • Mooladhanam (1969)
  • Nilakkatha Chalanangal (1970)
  • Thaara (1970)
  • Ningalenne Communistakki (1970) as Keshavan Nair
  • Pearl View (1970)
  • Othenante Makan (1970) as Thekkumpattu Karanavar
  • Abhayam (1970)
  • Cross Belt (1970)
  • Dathuputhran (1970)
  • Agnimrigam (1971)
  • Panchavan Kaadu (1971) as Arumukham Pilla
  • Lora Nee Evide (1971)

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