Mahesh (actor)

Mahesh is an Indian film actor in Malayalam films and television serials.[1] He came into the movie industry as a hero and later started doing negative roles and supporting roles.

Mahesh
Born
Tanzania
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Hema
ChildrenMalavika, Meghna
Parent(s)
  • P K Padmanabhan Nair (father)
  • P Padmakumari amma (mother)

CareerEdit

He started his career as an assistant director for the director J. Sasikumar in the early 1980s. Then he worked as an associate director for 16 Malayalam movies with different leading directors. Later he turned to the acting career. He first acted in the movie Mudra, directed by Sibi Malayil in 1987 at the age of 23. He went on to act in classic movies like Mrugaya, Sadayam Vyooham, etc.[2] He took a break in the late 1990s and went to United States and settled there. He made a comeback in 2006 and directed a Malayalam movie in 2008; Calendar, with Prithviraj Sukumaran, Zarina Wahab and Navya Nair in the lead.[3] He did story, screenplay and dialogue for the Malayalam movie Ashwaroodan. Currently he is active in Malayalam TV serials.

Personal lifeEdit

He was born to P. K. Padmanabhan Nair and Padmakumari in Tanzania, though he originally hails from Trivandrum. His father was working for the British government in Tanzania, then he moved back to India in the early 1970s. They settled down in Alleppey near to Udaya Studio, which attracted him to the film industry. He had his primary education from St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Pulinkunnoo and graduation in Bcom from S.D.(Sanatana Dharma College), Alappuzha. His father died when he was 11 years old.[4] He has an elder sister, Mini and a younger sister, Maya.

He is married to Hema. They have two daughters, Malavika and Meghna. He currently resides at kottayam.[5]

FilmographyEdit

As an actorEdit

MalayalamEdit

  1. Mrugaya (1989)
  2. Mudra (1989)
  3. News (1989)
  4. Commander (1990)
  5. Vyooham (1990)
  6. Marupuram (1990)
  7. Ponnaranjaanam (1990)
  8. Vembanaad (1990)
  9. Parallel College (1991)
  10. Cheppukilukkana Changathi (1991)
  11. Kuttapathram (1991)
  12. Priyapetta Kukku (1992)
  13. Sadayam (1992)
  14. Chevaliyar Michael (1992)
  15. Soorya Chakram (1992)
  16. Neelakkurukkan (1992)
  17. Kaazhchaykkappuram (1992)
  18. Kakkatholaayiram (1992)
  19. Kasargod Kharder Bhai (1992)
  20. Uppukandam Brothers (1993)
  21. Padhavi (1993)
  22. Aacharyan (1993).... Jeevan Kumar
  23. City Police (1993) ... Jayan
  24. Kambolam (1994)
  25. Ponthan Mada (1994)
  26. Sudhinam (1994)... School Manager
  27. Simhavaalan Menon (1994)
  28. Dollar (1994)
  29. Sukham Sukhakaram (1994)
  30. Njaan Kodeeshwaran (1994)
  31. Special Squad (1995) .... Martin
  32. Kidilol Kidilam (1995)
  33. Thirumanassu (1995)
  34. Minnaminuginum Minnukettu (1995)
  35. Tom & Jerry (1995)
  36. Man of the Match (1996)
  37. Mimics Action 500 (1996)
  38. Kalyana Unnikal (1997) .... Krishnanunni
  39. Moonukodiyum Munnurupavanum (1997)
  40. Poothumbiyum Poovalanmarum (1997)
  41. KL-7-95- Eranakulam North (1997)
  42. Irattakuttikalude Achan (1997)
  43. Oral Mathram (1997)
  44. Purappadu (1998)
  45. Mimics Super 1000 (1998)
  46. Achamakuttiyude Achayan (1998)
  47. Shilpi (1998)
  48. Gloria Fernandes From U.S.A. (1998)
  49. Auto Brothers (1999)
  50. Soothradharan (2001)
  51. Chakkara Muthu (2006)
  52. Malabar Wedding (2008)
  53. Best Friends (2008)
  54. Puthumukhangal (2010)
  55. Sakudumbam Shyamala (2010)
  56. Last Bench (2012)
  57. Masters (2012)
  58. 101 weddings (2012)
  59. Face2Face (2012)
  60. Second Innings (2012)
  61. White Paper (2012)
  62. Maanthrikan (2012)
  63. Lokpal (2013)
  64. Omega.exe (2013)
  65. Geethaanjali (2013)
  66. The Dolphins (2014)
  67. Marubhoomiyile Aana (2016)
  68. Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan (2016)
  69. Honey Bee 2 (2017)
  70. Lakshyam (2017)
  71. Kala Viplavom Rashtreeyam (2017)
  72. Angarajiyathile Ginmanmmaar (2017)
  73. Vallikudilile Vellakkaran (2018)
  74. Theater (2018)
  75. Wonder Boys (2018)
  76. Vikadakumaaran (2018)
  77. Janathipan (2019)
  78. Orma (2019)
  79. Oru Yemandan Premakatha (2019)
  80. Upajarapoorvam Gunda Jayan (2019).
  81. Illam (2019)

TamilEdit

  • Mohamul (1989)
  • Ippadikku Kaadhil (1993)
  • Reengaara Oosai (2016)
  • Aruppukotti (2018)... as Arjun

HindiEdit

  • Jaal (1986)
  • Galat Sambandh (1991)
  • Shauqeen Haseena (1992)

TeluguEdit

StoryEdit

DirectionEdit

  • Street Of Harmony (documentary) (2004)
  • Calendar (2009)
  • Paarkathonnume Unmayalli (2011)
  • Reengaara Oosai (Tamil) (2016)

DialogueEdit

ScreenplayEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Channel Notes
1988 Nezhelyoudham DD Malayalam Serial Debut
2007 Pavithra Jailelannu Asianet Comeback to Serials
2008 Mounanombaram Kairali TV
2008-2011 Paarijatham Asianet
2010 Rahasyam Asianet
2012 Kadhyile Raajakumari Mazhavil Manorama
2012 Agniputhri Asianet
2012 Achante Makkal Surya TV
2012 Snehakoodu Surya TV
2014 Amma Manasam Surya TV
2014 Ganga DD Malayalam
2014 Ithalukal Amrita TV
2014-2015 Balaganapathy Asianet Asianet television award 2015 for best Character actor ( Spl.Jury)
2015 Arayikkal Bivi Sakhi TV
2015 Junior Chanakyan Flowers TV
2015 Sthreedhanam Asianet
2015 My.Marumakan Surya TV
2015 Kalyanasougandhikam Asianet
2016 Jagratha Amrita TV
2016-2017 Sathyam Shivam Sundaram Amrita TV
2017 Ennu Swantham Jani Surya TV
2017-2018 Mamankam Flowers TV
2017-2018 Parishudhan Flowers TV
2018–2019 Bhagyajathakam Mazhavil Manorama
2019–2020 Pournami Thinkal Asianet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.malayalachalachithram.com/profiles.php?i=2175
  2. ^ "Thiranottam". ACV Channel. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/mahesh-into-direction-malayalam-news-42285
  4. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/mangalam-varika/289719?page=0,0
  5. ^ "വീടിനു സിനിമസ്റ്റൈല്‍ വേണ്ട :അനുഭവം". manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 19 September 2014.

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