M. S. Thripunithura

Madathilparambil Seshan Venkitaraman (26 May 1943 – 8 March 2006) known by his stage name M. S. Thripunithura was an Indian actor who worked in Malayalam film. He was born in Thripunithura in the erstwhile Cochin State. He died in Shoranur due to cardiac arrest while he was on the way to Ernakulam.[1]

M. S. Thripunithura
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Born
Madathilparambil Seshan Venkitaraman

(1943-05-26)26 May 1943
Died8 March 2006(2006-03-08) (aged 62)
OccupationTeacher, actor
Spouse(s)Bhagyalakshmi
Children3

ActorEdit

M. S. Thripunithura made his debut in the movie Kadalamma. Thripunithura acted in over 300 Malayalam films including hit films Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam (1987), Perumthachan (1990), His Highness Abdullah (1990), Santhwanam (1991), Bharatham and Yoddha (1992). As a stage artist, he has won the Kerala State Award for Best Actor for his role in the play, Mochanam.[2]

He was also a Carnatic musician and had interests in Sanskrit and astrology. Thripunithura was also interested in cooking, which he developed from his grandfather, Veeraraghava Iyer, who was the cook for the Maharajah of Cochin.

Personal lifeEdit

M. S. Thripunithura was married to Bhagyalakshmi and has three daughters Poornima, Pushpa and Pooja.[3] He had a late marriage, marrying at the age of around 45. He died in the early hours of 8 March 2006 after suffering from a cardiac arrest while on a train journey. He was cremated at the premises of his home in Thripunithura in the same evening.

FilmographyEdit

  • 2006 - Shyamam.... Thirumeni
  • 2005 - Kalyana Kurimanam.... Astrologer
  • 2004 - Nirapakittu
  • 2004 - Natturajavu.... Kurup
  • 2004 - Freedom
  • 2002 - Kakke Kakke Koodevide
  • 2001 - Andolanam
  • 2001 - Sundarapurushan....Advocate
  • 2001 - Barthavudhyodam... Menon
  • 2000 - Mele Valyathe Malakhakuttikal
  • 2000 - Kallu Kondoru Pennu
  • 2000 - India Gate
  • 2000 - Ingane Oru Nila Pakshi
  • 2000 - Manassil Oru Manjuthulli
  • 1999 - Pathram.... Konathiri
  • 1999 - Udayapuram Sulthan
  • 1999 - Vazhunnor ... Head Master
  • 1999 - Crime File.... Namasivaya Swami
  • 1998 - Kalaapam.... Krishnanunni Mashu
  • 1997 - Gajaraja Manthram... Ananthan's Uncle
  • 1997 - Manasam ... Rajalakshmni's Father
  • 1997 - Junior Mandrake... Astrologer
  • 1996 - April 19
  • 1996 - Lalanam
  • 1996 - Devaragam
  • 1995 - Sreeragam .... Harihara Iyer
  • 1995 - Thirumanassu ... Achutha Kurup
  • 1995 - Achan Kombathu Amma Varambathu
  • 1995 - Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka ... Warrier
  • 1995 - Aksharam.... Kunjikrishna Pothuwal
  • 1995 - Special Squad.... Vasudevan Nair
  • 1995 - Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava... College Professor
  • 1994 - Bheesmacharya
  • 1994 - Kudumba Visesham
  • 1994 - Gamanam..... Ananthapadhmanabha Iyyer
  • 1993 - Sakshal Sreeman Chathunni...Kalpana's Father
  • 1993 - Dhruvam ... Poovathil Kunjikannan
  • 1993 - Pravachakan... Chief Minister
  • 1993 - Venkalam... Damodaran Nampoothiri
  • 1992 - Yodha ..... Kutti Mama (Madhubala Father )
  • 1991 - Inspector Balram ... Krishna Pillai
  • 1991 - Saanthwanam
  • 1991 - Cheppu Kilukkunna Changathi .... Chidambara Krishna Iyer
  • 1991 - Ennathe Programme .... Indu's Father
  • 1990 - His Highness Abdulla .... Nampoothiri
  • 1990 - Orukkam ..... Koyikal Madhava Kurup
  • 1990 - Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam
  • 1990 - Parampara ... Meera's Father
  • 1990 - Iyyer The Great
  • 1990 - Randam Varavu .... Ramanuja Iyer
  • 1990 - Veena Meettiya Vilangukal
  • 1989 - Carnivel
  • 1989 - Jagratha .... Kurup
  • 1989 - Chanakyan .... Geethu's Father
  • 1989 - Dasharatham ... Adv. Govindan
  • 1989 - Naaduvazhikal ... M.L.A
  • 1988 - Puravrutham
  • 1988 - Nineteen Twenty One
  • 1988 - Kakkothi Kaavile Appoppan Thaadikal ... Valsala's Father
  • 1988 - Munnam Mura .... Nampoothiri
  • 1987 - Oridathu.... Nampoothirippadu
  • 1987 - Oru Minnaminuginte Nurugu Vettam ..... Bhadran Nampoothiripadu
  • 1984 - Swanthamevide Bandamevide .... Indulekha's Father
  • 1983 - Sandhya Vandanam ... Marar
  • 1979 - Agnivyooham
  • 1979 - Ankakkuri

Television serialsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • M. S. Thripunithura at IMDb
  • M S Thrippoonithura at MSI
  • "Art of living". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 17 March 2006. Retrieved 6 February 2010.