Machan Varghese

M. L. Varghese (1960 – 3 February 2011),[1] popularly known by stage name Machan Varghese, was a Malayalam film actor and mimicry artist. He started his career as a mimicry artist in Kalabhavan (house of arts) [2] and debuted as an actor through Kabooliwala.[3] Thereafter he played many notable roles in Malayalam films, mainly as a comedian. His association with Siddique-Lal, Rafi-Mecartin and Lal Jose are particularly noted.[4] Within a career of nearly two decades, he acted in over 100 films. Varghese died on 3 February 2011 in Kozhikode of cancer. He was aged 50.[1][3]

Machan Varghese
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Born
M. L. Varghese

1960
Elamakkara, Kochi, Kerala, India
Died(2011-02-03)3 February 2011 (aged 50)
OccupationActor, mimicry artist
Years active1993–2010
Spouse(s)Elsi
ChildrenJohn, Rincy

Education & FamilyEdit

M. L. Varghese (Machan) completed his high school education in 1970's from St. Albert's High School, Ernakulam. He was married to Elsy. The couple have a son Robin Varghese and a daughter Rincy.[5]

FilmographyEdit

  • 2012: Orange(posthumously)
  • 2011: Maharaja Talkies
  • 2010: Nizhal
  • 2010: Kadaksham
  • 2010: Paappi Appacha
  • 2010: Njan Sanchari
  • 2010: Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum
  • 2010: Thaskara Lahala
  • 2010: Canvas
  • 2010: Bombay Mittayi
  • 2010: Best of Luck
  • 2009: Paribhavam
  • 2009: Duplicate as Susheelan
  • 2009: Sanmanasullavan Appukuttan
  • 2009: Kancheepurathe Kalyanam as Postman Velayudhan
  • 2009: Hailesa
  • 2009: Changathikoottam as Markose
  • 2008: Jubilee as Shake
  • 2008: Crazy Gopalan
  • 2008: Kovalam
  • 2008: Mayakazhcha as Vikraman
  • 2007: Black Cat
  • 2007: Anamika
  • 2007: Inspector Garud as Kunjunni
  • 2007: Changathipoocha as Palisa Thomas
  • 2007: Black Cat
  • 2006: Pachakuthira
  • 2006: Aanachantham
  • 2005: Kalyanakurimanam
  • 2005: Thommanum Makkalum
  • 2005: Isra
  • 2004: Greetings
  • 2004: Chathikkatha Chanthu
  • 2004: Rasikan as Velu Annan
  • 2004: Jalolsavam
  • 2004: Kusruthi
  • 2004: Thalamelam as D'cruz
  • 2004: Shambu
  • 2004: Aparichithan
  • 2004: Vamanapuram Busroute
  • 2003: Pattalam as Pushkaran
  • 2003: Thilakkam as Kunjavara
  • 2003: Sadanantante Samayam
  • 2003: Chakram
  • 2003: Sahodaran Sahadevan as Kuttappan
  • 2003: Swantham Malavika as Keshavan
  • 2003: Hariharan Pilla Happyanu
  • 2003: Meerayude Dhukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum
  • 2003: C.I.D. Moosa as Sebastian
  • 2002: Meesha Madhavan as Lineman Lonappan
  • 2002: Malayali Mamanu Vanakkam
  • 2002: Mazhathullikilukkam
  • 2002: www.anukudumbam.com
  • 2002: Kaashillatheyum Jeevikkam
  • 2002: Akhila as Ayappan
  • 2002: Savithriyude Aranjanam
  • 2002: Chirikudukka as Thulasidharan
  • 2001: Pranayakalathu
  • 2001: Ee Parakkum Thalika
  • 2001: Uthaman
  • 2001: Rajapattam
  • 2001: Chitrathoonukal
  • 2000: Thenkasipattanam as the cowherd
  • 2000: Kaathara
  • 2000: Ee Mazha Thenmazha
  • 2000: Mera Naam Joker as D'cruz
  • 1999: Vazhunoor as Cleetus
  • 1999: Jananayakan as Muniyappan
  • 1998: Punjabi House as Panthalukaran
  • 1998: Thattakam
  • 1998: Sooryavanam
  • 1997: Kalyana Pittennu
  • 1997: Anjarakalyanam
  • 1997: Swantham Makalkku Snehapoorvam
  • 1997: Ikkareyanente Manasam as Pokker
  • 1997: Gajaraja Manthram
  • 1997: Newspaper Boy
  • 1997: Kilikurissiyile Kudumba Mela
  • 1996: Hitler
  • 1996: Padanayakan
  • 1995: Hijack
  • 1995: Mannar Mathai Speaking
  • 1994: Moonnam Loka Pattalam as Earupadakkam
  • 1993: Pravachakan
  • 1993: Kabooliwala
  • 1989: Swantham Ennu Karuthi

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Malayalam actor Machan Varghese passes away". Deccan Herald. 3 February 2011. Archived from the original on 6 February 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.cochinkalabhavan.com/contribution.html
  3. ^ a b "നടന്‍ മച്ചാന്‍ വര്‍ഗീസ് അന്തരിച്ചു". Mathrubhumi (in Malayalam). 3 February 2011. Archived from the original on 6 February 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Malayalam actor Machan Varghese passes away". Mathrubhumi. 3 February 2011. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011.
  5. ^ "Mangalam varika 2 July 2012". Mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013.

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