Poojappura Ravi

Raveendran Nair, known by his stage name Poojappura Ravi is an Indian actor, primarily concentrating in Malayalam films doing comedy roles.[1] He was a stage actor and was a part of Kalanilyam Drama Vision, the famous drama institution. He started doing Malayalam films in mid-1970s. He has done many " black and white " movies produced in Kerala. Ravi is actually a very flexible character actor who can do almost any roles which is evident from his movies. Even though the exact count of his movies list are not updated, he has surpassed 600 films. In the 1990s he also did TV serials.

Poojappura Ravi
Born
Raveendran Nair

(1947-10-28) October 28, 1947 (age 73)
NationalityIndian
Other namesRavi
OccupationActor
Years active1975 – present
Parent(s)
  • Madhavan Pillai
  • Bhavaniyamma

Personal lifeEdit

Poojappura Ravi was born to Madhavan Pillai and Bhavaniyamma, as eldest of four children, at Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He had his primary education from Chinnamma Memorial Girls High School and Thirumala Higher Secondary School. He is married to Thankamma. The couple have a daughter, Lakshmi and a son, Hari Kumar.....His best character is 1992 – Kallan Kappalil Thanne – Subramaniyam Swami.[2]

AwardsEdit

  • Ragamalika – JAYAN Award 2012

FilmographyEdit

  • 2016 - Guppy as Chinnappan
  • 2016 - Darvinte Parinamam as Priest
  • 2014 - Konthayum Poonoolum
  • 2013 – Isaac Newton S/O Philipose
  • 2013 – Nakhangal as Kuruppu
  • 2012 – Manjadikkuru as Lawyer
  • 2012 - Ardhnari
  • 2011 – August 15 as Swamy
  • 2011 – Nadakame Ulakam
  • 2010 – Thaskkara Veeran
  • 2010 – Inganeyum Oral as Majeed
  • 2009 – Seetha Kalyanam
  • 2009 – Changathi Koottam
  • 2006 – Mahasamudram
  • 2006 – Highway Police as Vanam Vaasu
  • 2004 – Freedom
  • 2003 – Kilichundan Mambazham as Chappunni Nair
  • 2003 – Sahadoran Sahadevan as Balan Nair
  • 2002 – Kanalkireedam
  • 2001 – Achaneyanenikkishttam as Chettiyar
  • 2001 – Vezhambal
  • 2001 – Nariman as Policeman
  • 2000 – Pilots as Chandy
  • 1999 – Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu
  • 1999 – Stalin Shivadas as Nambiar
  • 1998 – Harikrishnans as Ramabhadran
  • 1997 – Shobhanam
  • 1997 – The Car
  • 1997 – Janathipathyam as Sathya
  • 1996 – Dilliwala Rajakumaran as Janardanan
  • 1995 – Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka as Swamy
  • 1995 – Kaatttile Thadi Thevarude Ana
  • 1995 – Agni Devan as Payippadan
  • 1995 – Hijack as Parthan
  • 1994 – Pavam IA Ivachan
  • 1994 – Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu as Amby
  • 1993 – Aayirappara as Kurup
  • 1993 – Customs Diary
  • 1992 – Kizhakkan Pathrose
  • 1992 – Adharam as Sankaran Nair
  • 1992 - Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam as Rajappan
  • 1992 – Kallan Kappail Thanne as Subramaniyam Swami
  • 1991 – Chanchattam as Bus Driver
  • 1991 – Kilukkam
  • 1991 - Raid as Nagan Pilla
  • 1991 - Nattuvishesham as Forest Guard
  • 1991 – Nettippattam as Jambo Jamal
  • 1990 – Maan Mizhiyal
  • 1990 – Kadathanadan Ambadi
  • 1990 – Gulabi Raaten
  • 1990 – Superstar as Shenoy
  • 1989 – Malayathi Pennu
  • 1989 - Annakutty Kodambakkam Vilikkunnu
  • 1989 – Kali karyamaai: Crime Branch as Shankara Pilla
  • 1989 – Ayiram Chirakulla Moham as Anandanarayana Iyyer
  • 1988 – Witness
  • 1988 – Charavalayam as Kuttan Pilla
  • 1988 – Oru CBI Diary Kurippu as Mathai
  • 1987 – Ellavarkkum Nanmakal
  • 1986 – Niramulla Raavukal as Peter
  • 1986 – Ninnishttam Ennishttam
  • 1986 – Nandi Veendum Varika as Mathachan
  • 1986 – Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu as Doctor
  • 1986 – Rakkuyilin Rakasadasil
  • 1986 – Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi as Minnal Paramasivam
  • 1985 – Snehicha Kuttathinu
  • 1985 – Ithu Nalla Thamasha as Vaidyar
  • 1985 – Akkare Ninnoru Maran as Kanaran
  • 1985 – Pathamudayam – Kuttan Pillai
  • 1985 – Mutharamkunnu P.O. as Phalgunan
  • 1985 – Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu – Police Constable
  • 1985 – Mukya Manthri
  • 1985 – Kiratham as Kuttan Pilla
  • 1985 – Pachavelicham
  • 1985 – Anakkorumma as Narayana Pilla
  • 1985 – Oru Naal Innoru Naal
  • 1984 – Odaruthammava Aalariyam
  • 1984 – Poochakkoru Mookkuthi as Supran
  • 1984 – Vanitha Police
  • 1984 – Nishedi as Narayana Pilla
  • 1984 – Itha Innu Muthal as Ravi
  • 1984 - Kudumbam Oru Swargam Bharya Oru Devatha.... John
  • 1984 – Muthodu Muthu as Govindan
  • 1983 – Eettappuli
  • 1983 – Engane Nee Marakkum
  • 1983 – Coolie as Moneylender
  • 1983 – Kuyiline Thedi
  • 1983 – Swapname Ninakku Nandi as Pachu Pilla
  • 1983 - Thimingalam as Chacko
  • 1982 – Kazhumaram
  • 1982 - Enikkum Oru Divasam as Thankappan
  • 1982 – Drohi
  • 1982 – Chilanthivala
  • 1981 – Swapnaragam
  • 1981 – Ellam Ninakku Vendi as Venu
  • 1981 – Kattukallan
  • 1981 – Thenum Vayambum
  • 1981 – Ariyapedatha Rahasyam as Paramu
  • 1980 – Nayattu
  • 1980 – Idimuzhakkam as Kochu Panikkar
  • 1980 – Ambalavilakku as Radhakrishnan
  • 1980 – Theenalangal as Kunjappan
  • 1980 – Sakthi as Man at the Toddy Shop
  • 1979 – Venalil Oru Mazha as Shop Keeper
  • 1979 – Puthiya Velicham as Kesavan Nair
  • 1979 – Pambaram
  • 1979 – Shudhikalasham as Subramanya Iyyer
  • 1979 – Mamankam as Samoothiri's Warrior
  • 1979 – Prabatha Sandhya
  • 1979 – Sayoojyam as Khader
  • 1979 – Jeevitham Oru Ganam as Kuttan Pillai
  • 1978 – Puthariyankam
  • 1978 – Rowdy Ramu as Mani Swami
  • 1978 – Ithaa Oru Manushyan as Kuttan Pilla
  • 1978 – Prarthana
  • 1978 – Padmatheertham as Prabhakaran
  • 1978 - Karimpuli
  • 1978 – Pavadakkari
  • 1978 – Thacholi Ambu
  • 1977 – Sangamam
  • 1977 – Sujatha as Thirumeni
  • 1977 – Ormakal Marikkumo as Vaidyar
  • 1977 – Ivanente Priyaputhran
  • 1977 – Aval Oru Devaalayam
  • 1976 – Ammini Ammaavan as Swami

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

1978- Itha oru manushyan, 1979- jeevitham oru ganam, 1985-Keerthanam, 1985-pathamudhayam, 1988-charavalayam .these movies his character names Kuttan Pillai. Remarkable Kuttan Pillai police character

  1. ^ "Good comedy films will never fail: Poojappura Ravi". malayalamrocks.com. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22yri_4Rh-Q

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