Lalu Alex

Lalu Alex, is an Indian film actor who works in Malayalam cinema. In a career spanning four decades, Lalu Alex has acted over 250 movies and is known for his character roles, comic roles and antagonistic roles in Malayalam movie industry.

Lalu Alex
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Born
Laluchayan

(1954-11-30) 30 November 1954 (age 65)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
Years active1978–present[5]
Spouse(s)Betty(m. 1986)
Children3 - Ben, Ciya, Sen
Parent(s)Late V.E Chandy, Annamma Chandy
AwardsKerala State Film Awards (2004)[6]
Websitewww.lalualex.com
Signature
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Lalu Alex started his acting career as a supporting actor in the movie Ee Ganam Marakkumo in 1978 and associated with notable movies in his earlier career including Idi Muzhakkam, Nayattu (directed by Sreekumaran Thampi), Meen (starring Jayan), Thushaaram and Thrishna (screenplay by MT Vasudevan Nair and starring Mammootty) directed by IV Sasi . He has also acted in three Tamil movies.

CareerEdit

He started his career in the movie Ee Gaanam Marakkumo in 1978. He was able to work in I. V. Sasi's significant films such as Thrishna, Thusharam, and Ahimsa. His appeared in I.V.Sasi's Ee Nadu, playing the role of SP Alexander.[7] After that he acted in villainous character roles in films like I.V.Sasi's Kanamarayath, Alkootathil Thaniye, John Jaffer Janardhanan, Mrugaya, Balachandra Menon's Karyam Nissaram, and Prasnam Gurutharam. Director Joshiy gave Lalu Alex roles in films like Aa Ratri, Bhookambam, Alakadalin Akkare, Minimol Vathikanil, Muhurtham 11.30 and Nair Saab. He has worked with directors such as K. Madhu in Adikkurippu, Chathuangam. He also worked with Sathyan Anthikkad in Kalikkalam Oral Mathram and Kamal in Manjupole Oru Penkutty and Niram. In the 1990s, Lalu Alex turned to comic roles.

Alex's use of comedy, dialogue, delivery, and performance skill has rendered him as a notable figure in the industry.[8][9] Lalu Alex and actor Kunchako Boban often appear in films together.[10]

FamilyEdit

 
Lalu Alex with his wife Betty and children in early 2000

Lalu Alex was born as the second child among three children to Chandy and Annamma at Piravom, Muvattupuzha Taluk. He has an younger brother, Roy and a younger sister, Laila.[11] Lalu Alex has been married to Betty since 1986.[12] They have three children named Ben Lalu Alex, Sen Lalu Alex and Ciya Lalu Alex. Ben acted in the Malayalam movie Orkut Oru Ormakoot.[13][14]

Partial filmographyEdit

MalayalamEdit

  • Ee Gaanam Marakkumo (1978) as first movie
  • Tharoo Oru Janmam Koodi (1978)
  • Veerabhadran (1979)
  • Air Hostess (1980) as Gopinath
  • Ammayum Makalum (1980) as Vasu
  • Idimuzhakkam (1980) as Moosa
  • Meen (1980)
  • Nayattu (1980) as Peter
  • Nidra (1981)
  • Thusharam (1981)
  • Ellam Ninakku Vendi (1981) as Unnikrishnan
  • Thrishna (1981) as Ramakrishnan
  • Ahimsa (1981) as Raghu
  • Aasha (1982) as Doctor
  • Kaliyamardhanam (1982)
  • Ee Nadu (1982) as A.S.P. Alexander
  • Vidhichathum Kothichathum (1982) as Suresh
  • John Jaffer Janardhanan (1982)
  • Enikkum Oru Divasam (1982) as Prathapan
  • Ithiri Neram Othiri Karyam (1982)
  • Innalenkil Nale (1982) as Madhu
  • Coolie (1983) as Shaji
  • Prasnam Gurutharam (1983) as Mohan
  • Justice Raja (1983)
  • Karyam Nissaram (1983) as Sarala's Husband
  • Thimingalam (1983) as Gopan
  • Iniyenkilum (1983) as Alex
  • Bhookambam (1983) as Michael
  • Belt Mathai (1983) as Indrapalan
  • Aa Rathri (1983) as Babu
  • Thirakal (1984) as Varghese
  • Kodathi (1984) as Das
  • Nilavinte nattil (1984)
  • N.H.47 (1984) as C.I
  • Minimol Vethicanil (1984) as Lalu
  • Jeevitham (1984)
  • Chakkarayumma (1984) as Pavunni
  • Unaroo (1984)
  • Thathamme Poocha Poocha (1984) as Chanthu
  • Swanthamevide Bandhamevide (1984) as Balachandran
  • Manase Ninakku Mangalam (1984) as Soman
  • Koottinilamkili (1984) as Vikrama Kurup
  • Kanamarayathu (1984) as Alex
  • Inakkilly (1984) as Raju
  • Athirathram (1984) as Charley
  • Alakadalin Akkare (1984) as Padmanabhan
  • Aalkkoottathil Thaniye (1984) as Padmanabhan
  • Muhoortham 11:30 (1985)
  • Vannu Kandu keezadakki (1985)
  • Avidathe pole ividayum (1985)
  • Iniyum Katha Thudarum (1985)
  • Oru Kuda keezil (1985) as SI Felix Joseph
  • Puzhayozhugum Vazhi (1985) as Aravindan
  • Akkachide Kunjuvava (1985)
  • Onningu vannegil (1985)
  • Upaharam (1985) as Tony Cheriyan
  • Ambada Njane (1985) as Peethambaran
  • Muhurtham Pathnonnu Muppathinu (1985) as Tony
  • Oru Nokku Kanan (1985) as Gopan
  • Ee Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar (1985) as Sreedharan
  • Aa Neram Alppam Dooram (1985) as Dinesh Varma
  • Karimpin Poovinakkare (1985) as Vasu
  • Kandu Kandarinju (1985) as Grasscourt Kumar
  • Ente Entethumaathram (1986)
  • Nilaavinte Naattil (1986)
  • Love Story (1986)
  • Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal (1986)
  • Nimishangal (Yaamam) (1986)
  • Malarum Kilyum (1986) as Renji
  • Prathyekam Sradhikkukka (1986) as SI Jayadevan
  • Oppam Oppathinoppam (1986) as Mathachan
  • Ente Entethu Mathram (1986) as Gowthaman
  • Shyama (1986) as Chandran
  • Snehamulla Simham (1986) as Venu
  • Adukkan Entheluppam (1986) as Nandakumar
  • Nyayavidhi (1986) as Kavil Johnie
  • Veendum (1986) as Sukumaran
  • January Oru Orma (1987) as Minnal Dineshan
  • Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku (1987) as George Thomas
  • Ivide Ellavarkkum Sukham (1987) as Sethuraman
  • Kalam Mari Katha Mari (1987) as Razzak
  • Kadhakku Pinnil (1987) as Priyadarshan
  • Nirabedhangal (1987) as Psychiatrist
  • Ithrayum Kalam (1987) as Alex
  • Nombarathi Poovu (1987) as Sethu
  • Aankiliyude Tharattu (1987) as Rajesh
  • Daisy (1988)
  • Oozham (1988)
  • Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi (1988) as Arjun
  • Unnikrishnante Aadyathe Christmas (1988)
  • Mrithunjayam (1988) as Nagendran Gounder
  • Charavalayam (1988) as Jagadish
  • Omaka Gangs(1988) as Omaka Lalu
  • Moonnam Mura (1988) as Charles.
  • Vicharana (1988) as Johny
  • Miss Pameela (1989)
  • Aattinakkare (1989)
  • Ammaavanu Pattiya Amali (1989)
  • Vadakkunokkiyantram (1989) as Capt. Balan
  • Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas (1989) as Dasan
  • Puthiya Karukkal (1989) as Dr. Thomas Kurien
  • Adikkurippu (1989) as Captain
  • Nair Saab (1989)
  • Mrigaya (1989)
  • Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka (1990)
  • Varthamana Kalam (1990) as George Thomas
  • Brahmarakshassu (1990)
  • Sunday 7 PM (1990) as Dr Sunny
  • Orukkam (1990) as Narayanankutty
  • Nammude Naade (1990) as Nandakumar
  • Arhatha (1990) as Sethu
  • Appu (1990) as Adv. Prabhakaran
  • Kalikkalam (1990) as Mathews
  • Oliyampukal (1990) as Jameskutty
  • Laal Salaam (1990)
  • Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu (1990) as Joy
  • Kankettu (1991) as Jaffer
  • Adayalam (1991)
  • Maydinam (1991) as SI Haridas
  • Apaaratha (1992)
  • Annu Good Friday (1992)
  • Padheyam (1993) as Harikumara Menon
  • Dollar (1994) as Jose
  • Minnaram (1994)
  • Manathe Vellitheru (1994) as Thomas Jacob
  • Kashmeeram (1994) as Rajan
  • The City (1994) as Commissioner
  • Vishnu (1994) as Jailor
  • Sadaram (1995) as Harichandra Menon
  • Chantha (1995)
  • Nirnayam (1995) as Commissioner Javed Khan
  • The Prince (1996)
  • Swarnna Kireedam (1996)
  • Kanjirapally Kariyachan (1996)
  • Mandrika Kuthira (1996)
  • Oru Mutham Mani Mutham (1997)
  • Siamese Irattakal (1997)
  • Oral Mathram (1997) as Mathews
  • Irattakuttikalude Achan (1997)
  • British Market (1998)
  • Meenakshikalyaanam (1998)
  • Sidhartha (1998) as Commissioner
  • Niram (1999) as Dr.Sunny
  • Mazhavillu (1999) as Varkeychan
  • Aayiram Meni (1999) as Varkey
  • Punaradhivaasam (2000)
  • Mark Antony (2000)
  • Swayamvara Panthal (2000)
  • Kannaadikkadavathu (2000)
  • Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal (2000) as Ashok
  • Mazhameghapraavukal (2001)
  • Saivar Thirumeni (2001) as Pappan
  • Phantom (2002) as 'Dhimdhi' Mathai
  • Onnaaman (2002)
  • Chathurangam (2002) as Methikkalam Thommichan
  • Kalyanaraman (2002) as Thampi
  • Mullavalliyum Thenmavum (2003) as Dr. Alex
  • Chronic Bachelor (2003) as Balagangadharan/Shekharankutty
  • Pulival Kalyanam (2003) as Raghavendra Sett
  • Ennittum (2004) as Gopal
  • Sasneham Sumithra (2004)
  • Njaan Salperu Raman Kutty (2004) as Velayudhan
  • Manjupoloru Penkutti (2004) as Immanuel
  • Sathyam (2004) as Police Officer
  • Boyy Friennd (2005) as Father Kacharathara
  • Kalyaanakkurimaanam (2005)
  • December (2005) as Stephen
  • Vacation (2005) as Martin
  • Bharatchandran IPS (2005) as Habeeb Basheer I.P.S.
  • The Don (2006)
  • Raathrimazha (2006)
  • Vrindaavanam (2006)
  • Pathaka (2006) as Chief Minister
  • Inspector Garud (2007) as Rajan Joseph
  • November Rain (2007) as CI Krishna Moorthy
  • Rakshakan (2007)
  • Mission 90 Days (2007) as DIG Rajiv
  • Nasrani (2007) as K. Rajagopal
  • Chocolate (2007) as Mathews
  • Kangaroo (2007) as Stephan
  • Pachamarathanalil (2008) as Alfie
  • Raudram (2008) as S.P. Thomas Antony
  • Maya Bazar (2008) as Dr Koshi
  • Twenty:20 (2008) as D.I.G. Krishnadas
  • Sulthan (2008)
  • Utharaswayamvaram (2009) as Ponnuveetil Mahadevan
  • Duplicate (2009) as Pattalam Keshavan
  • Vellathooval (2009)
  • Love In Singapore (2009) as Rathnam
  • Hailesa (2009) as Ganapathi Iyer
  • Pazhassi Raja (2009) as Emman Nair
  • Kanmazha Peyyum Munpe (2009)
  • Oru Black and White Kudumbam (2009)
  • Angel John (2009) as Joseph
  • Ividam Swargamanu (2009) as Aluva Chandy
  • Oru Naak Varum (2010)
  • Four Friends (2010)
  • Puthumukhangal (2010)
  • Elgeshwara Mountains (2010) as Somashekaran I.P.S
  • The Thiller (2010)
  • Nayakan (2010)
  • Mummy & Me (2010)
  • Shikkar (2010)
  • August 15 (2011).
  • Ithu Nammude Katha (2011)
  • Payyans (2011)
  • Janapriyan (2011)
  • Ven Shankhu Pol (2011)
  • Kalikaalam (2011)
  • Shankaranum Mohananum (2011)
  • Seniors (2011)
  • Killadi Raman (2011)
  • Sandwich (2011)
  • Ulakam Chuttum Valiban (2011)
  • Orma Mathram (2011)
  • Indian Rupee (2011)
  • Cobra: Kottayam Brothers (2012) as John Samuel
  • Cinema Company (2012)
  • Casanovva (2012)
  • Navagatharkku Swaagatham (2012)
  • Kalikalam (2012)
  • Molly Aunty Rocks! (2012)
  • Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu (2012)
  • Ordinary (2012) as Venu
  • Maad Dad (2013)
  • Romans (2013)
  • Progress Report (2013) as Chandran
  • ABCD (2013) as Issac John
  • Neram (2013) as Johnykutty
  • Pattom Pole (2013) as Mathews
  • My Dear Mummy (2014)
  • Salaam Kashmir (2014)
  • How Old Are You (2014)
  • Happy Journey (2014)
  • Vellivelichathil (2014)
  • Villali Veeran (2014)
  • Happy Journey (2014)
  • Onnum Mindathe (2014)
  • Avarude Veedu (2015)
  • Ithinumappuram (2015)
  • Ammakkoru Thaaraattu (2015)
  • Monsoon (2015)
  • Chirakodinja Kinavukal (2015)
  • Jo and the Boy (2015)
  • Yaadhaarthyam (2016)
  • Muppathu Vellikkaasu (2016)
  • Don't Worry Be Happy (2016)
  • Puzhayum Kannaadiyum (2016)
  • Aakash Vaani (2016)
  • Olive Marangal Pookkumbol (2016)
  • Shikhamani (2016)
  • Marubhoomiyile Aana (2016)
  • Shajahaanum Pareekkuttiyum (2016)
  • Miss Kerala (2018)
  • Sachin Son Of Viswanath (2018)
  • Parole (2018) SP Jacob Sam
  • Oru kuttanadan blog (2018) G.P.Nair
  • Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaa (2018)
  • Non sense (2018)
  • Soothrakkaran (2019)
  • Pathinettam Padi as (2019) Nandan Menon
  • Driving License (2019) Jagannatha Varma
  • Varane Avashyamund (2020) Manuel

TamilEdit

AwardsEdit

Kerala State Film AwardEdit

 
Lalu Alex receiving State Award from the Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy in 2004

Kerala Film Critics AwardEdit

  • 2003 - Second best actor - Manjupole oru penkutty

Asianet Film AwardsEdit

Amrita ̪Mathrubhumi Film AwardsEdit

Other awardsEdit

  • 2010 Kala Ratnam Award of KALA Abu Dhabi
  • 2014 Abhinaya Keerthi Puraskaram for his momentous contribution to the Malayalam film industry by Ernakulam District Pravasi Association (EDPA) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as part of Metro Fest 2014

ReferencesEdit

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  6. ^ "Front Page : `Akale' bags top honours in Kerala State film awards". The Hindu. 24 July 2005. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
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  11. ^ "| അതെ; ലാലു അലക്‌സ് പേഴ്‌സണലായി പറയുന്നു". Mangalam. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
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