Prathapachandran

Prathapachandran (1941–2004) was an Indian Malayalam film actor known for the portrayal of villainous and character roles in over 300 movies.[1] He was born in 1941 at Omallur in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India. He died on 16 December 2004 aged 63.[2][3]

Prathapachandran Nair
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Born1941
Died(2004-12-16)16 December 2004 (age 63)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1962–2004
Spouse(s)Chandrika
Children3

Prathapachandran was famous for his role as a Nasrani Plantor in many films.

BiographyEdit

Prathapachandran could only do school education until 9th standard. During his school days, he has won a lot of prizes for fancy dress and other competitions. He later moved to Kollam and then to Madras when he was 14 with the hope of acting in movies. Initially he did not get any roles. He lived in Madras for three years during which he acted in radio plays and plays which the Malayalee association in Madras used to conduct.[4]

His first movie was Viyarppinte Vila in 1962, in which he acted as a man in his 70s. After that he did some insignificant roles in a few other movies and returned to Kollam in disappointment and started acting in stage for the troupe Kalidasa Kalkendara.

He returned to movies a while later. His comeback movie was Adi Sankaracharyar. After that he became active in movies and acted in over 400 movies in his career that spanned four decades.

His characters in films like Oru CBI Diary Kurippu, Manu Uncle, Kottayam Kunjachan, August 1 etc. were widely appreciated. Prathapachandran has also produced a few Malayalam movies. Manavadharmam, Prakadanam, Kodathi, Ivide Ingane, and Kattuthee are among them.

FamilyEdit

Prathapachandran died on 16 December 2004 and was survived by his wife Chandrika and three children Anoop, Deepak and Prathibha.[5]

FilmographyEdit

As an ActorEdit

MalayalamEdit

  • 2004 - Thirichu Varavu
  • 2003 - Janakeeyam as Prathapan
  • 2003 - Veendum Thulabharam
  • 2002 - Dian
  • 2002 - Sisiram
  • 2002 - Nee Enikkai Mathrem as Raghavan
  • 2002 - Asurayugam
  • 2002 - Niramulla Swapnagal
  • 2002 - Vanibham
  • 2001 - Aalilathoni
  • 2001 - Aa Oru Nimisham
  • 2001 - Agnipushpam
  • 2001 - Swathithampuratti
  • 2001 - Chaarasundari
  • 2001 - Premagni
  • 2001 - Maami
  • 2001 - Layathaalangal
  • 2001 - Malaramban
  • 2001 - Sagara
  • 2001 - Romance
  • 2001 - Yamini as Ouseppachan
  • 2000 - Indriyam
  • 2000 - Summer Palace
  • 2000 - Nisheedhini
  • 1999 - Inalakal Ilathe as Biju Menon's Father
  • 1997 - Maasmaram
  • 1997 - Oru Mutham Mani Mutham
  • 1996 - Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan as Sridevi's Father
  • 1996 - April 19
  • 1995 - Mannar Mathai Speaking
  • 1994 - Chief Minister KR Gouthami
  • 1994 - Gandeevam
  • 1994 - Kambolam as Subramaniya Iyyer
  • 1994 - Rajadhani as Chief Minister
  • 1995 - Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka as Police Officer
  • 1995 - Sindoora Rekha as Doctor
  • 1995 - Mannar Mathai Speaking as Doctor
  • 1993 - Customs Diary as Customs Officer
  • 1993 - Sthreedhanam
  • 1993 - Mafia as Commissioner Warrier
  • 1993 - Uppukandom Brothers
  • 1993 - Jackpot as [Ruby Devaraj]
  • 1993 - Acharyan
  • 1993 - Paalayam as Krishnakumar
  • 1992 - Kizhakkan Pathrose
  • 1992 - Mahanagaram as C.R.K.
  • 1992 - Nadodi
  • 1992 - Mayangunna Manasukal
  • 1992 - Priyappetta Kukku
  • 1992 - Rishi
  • 1992 - Mahaan
  • 1992 - Soorya Chakram
  • 1992 - Ente Tuition Teacher
  • 1992 - Avalariyathe
  • 1992 - Maanyanmaar
  • 1992 - Malootty
  • 1991 - Thudarkadha as Thomas Mathew
  • 1991 - Raid as Jayan Panikkar
  • 1991 - Koodikazhca as Thachampalli Divakara Panikkar
  • 1991 - Kadalora Kattu as Mamman George
  • 1991 - Ente Sooryaputhrikku as Shiva Prasad
  • 1991 - Nattuvishesham as Mathew
  • 1991 - Oru Prathyeka Ariyippu as Minister
  • 1991 - Mimics Parade as Cheriyan
  • 1991 - Oru Tharam Randu Tharam Moonu Tharam as S Nambiar
  • 1991 - Aakasha Kottayile Sultan as Vishwanathan Nair
  • 1990 - Samrajyam
  • 1990 - Indrajaalam as Baburaj
  • 1990 - Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu as C. K. Gopala Menon
  • 1990 - Varthamana kaalam
  • 1990 - Kottayam Kunjachan as Kanjirappalli Pappachan
  • 1990 - Arhatha
  • 1990 - Malootty
  • 1990 - Aval Ariyathe as Prabhakara Varma
  • 1990 - Nammude Naadu as Prabhakara Panikkar
  • 1990 - Niyamam Entu Cheyyum
  • 1990 - Sthreekku Vendi Sthree
  • 1990 - Oliyampukal as Kariyachan
  • 1989 - Naaduvazhikal as Panickar
  • 1989 - Mahayanam as Kochu Varkey
  • 1989 - News as Viswanathan
  • 1989 - Jagratha as Narayanan
  • 1989 - Douthyam as Colonel
  • 1989 - Bhadrachitta
  • 1989 - Ancharakkulla Vandi as Sadananthan
  • 1989 - Ivalente Kamuki
  • 1989 - My Dear Rosy
  • 1989 - Adhipan
  • 1989 - Mahaayanam
  • 1989 - New Year
  • 1989 - Adikkurippu as Venkata Swamy
  • 1988 - Oru CBI Diary Kurippu as Narayanan
  • 1988 - August 1 as Kazhuthumuttam Vasudevan Pillai
  • 1988 - Anuraagi
  • 1988 - Thaala
  • 1988 - Vida Parayan Mathrem
  • 1988 - Oohakkachavadam
  • 1988 - Sankham
  • 1988 - Evidence
  • 1988 - Bheekaran
  • 1988 - Manu uncle as Ravunni
  • 1988 - Vicharana as Govindan Nair
  • 1988 - Aranyakam as Nambiar
  • 1988 - Moonnam Mura as Bharathan Menon
  • 1988 - Pattana Pravesham as Ashok Varma
  • 1988 - Abkari as Kaimal
  • 1988 - Dhinarathrangal as Doctor
  • 1988 - Mrithyunjayam as Priest
  • 1987 - Nee Allenkil Njan
  • 1987 - Kaalathinte Shabdam as Krishna Menon
  • 1987 - Aids
  • 1987 - Vazhiyorakkazhchakal as Police Officer
  • 1987 - Cheppu as Matthews
  • 1987 - New Delhi as Jailor
  • 1987 - Thaniyavarthanam
  • 1987 - Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku as Fr. Xavier
  • 1987 - January Oru Orma as Fr. Fernandez
  • 1987 - Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar as Rajashekharan
  • 1987 - Irupatham Noottandu
  • 1987 - Neeyallengil Njan as Shekhar
  • 1987 - Vrutham as Nancy's Father
  • 1987 - Ithrayum Kalam as Nampoothiri
  • 1986 - Panchagni as Avarachan
  • 1986 - Snehamulla Simham as C. R.
  • 1986 - Vikram
  • 1986 - Aavanazhi
  • 1986 - Naale Njagalude Vivaham
  • 1986 - Niramulla Raavukal
  • 1986 - Rajaavinte Makan
  • 1986 - Yuvajanotsavam as Sakhavu P.K
  • 1985 - Snehicha Kuttathinu
  • 1985 - Jeevante Jeevan as Nanu
  • 1985 - Kiraatham as Prathapan
  • 1985 - Ente Kanakkuyyil
  • 1985 - Choodatha Pookkal
  • 1985 - Puzhayozhugum Vazhi
  • 1985 - Chorakku Chora as Rahman
  • 1985 - Ee Thalamura Ingane
  • 1985 - Muhurtham Pathnonnu Muppathinu as The Priest
  • 1985 - Makan Ente Makan as Judge
  • 1985 - Oru Kudakeezhil as Vijayalakshmi's father
  • 1985 - Nirakkoottu as Paul Mathew
  • 1985 - Koodum Thedi as Mathaikutty
  • 1985 - Azhiyatha Bandhangal as Achuthan Nair
  • 1985 - Vannu Kandu Keezhadakki
  • 1985 - Vellarikka Pattanam as Kuriakose
  • 1985 - Udaya Geetham
  • 1985 - Akkacheyude Kunjuvava
  • 1985 - Kandu Kandarinju as Sreedharan's Father
  • 1984 - Ivide Ingane as Mathew
  • 1984 - Uyarangalil as The Priest
  • 1984 - Muththodu Muthu as Sreenivasan
  • 1984 - Sandharbham
  • 1984 - Minimol Vathikkanil as Mathew
  • 1984 - Umanilayam as Jagannatha Varma
  • 1984 - Kodathi as Police Officer
  • 1984 - Kadamattathachan as Valiachan
  • 1984 - NH 47
  • 1984 - Chakkarayumma as Doctor
  • 1984 - Sandhya Mayangum Neram as Varma
  • 1984 - Mangalam Nerunnu
  • 1984 - Unaroo
  • 1984 - Kurishuyudham as Doctor
  • 1984 - Piriyilla Naam as Prabhakaran Pillai
  • 1984 - Koottinilamkili as Menon
  • 1984 - Onnum Mindatha Bharya
  • 1983 - Ente Kadha
  • 1983 - Paalam
  • 1983 - Bandham
  • 1983 - Nadi Muthal Nadi Vare
  • 1983 - Kolakomban
  • 1983 - Ankam as Dr. Rahman
  • 1983 - Swapnalokam
  • 1983 - Himam as Madhavan
  • 1983 - Manassoru Mahaasamudram
  • 1983 - Aa Rathri as Advocate
  • 1983 - Thaalam thettiya tharattu as Judge
  • 1983 - Aattakkalasham as Indu's Father
  • 1983 - Prathigna as Moosakka
  • 1983 - Oru Odai Nathiyaakirathu
  • 1983 - Maniyara as Singer at Ajmer
  • 1983 - Iniyenkilum as Swamy
  • 1983 - Himavahini as Hema's Father
  • 1983 - Changatham as Balachandran
  • 1983 - Bhookambam
  • 1983 - Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu as Nambyar
  • 1982 - Jambulingam
  • 1982 - Postmortem as Esthappan
  • 1982 - Iththiri neram Oththiri kaaryam as Geejo's Father
  • 1982 - Aakrosam as Menon
  • 1982 - Innalenkil Nale
  • 1982 - Ee Nadu as Minister Govindan
  • 1982 - Sharavarsham
  • 1982 - Thuranna Jail as Habeeb
  • 1982 - Sree Ayappanum Vavarum
  • 1982 - John Jaffer Janardhanan
  • 1982 - Aarambham as Police officer
  • 1982 - Ponnum Poovum
  • 1982 - Anuraagakkodathi as Minister Chandrsekharan
  • 1982 - Chilanthivala as Doctor Peter
  • 1982 - Pooviriyum Pulari as Rajaram
  • 1981 - Munnettam
  • 1981 - Kattukallan as Eshwara Pilla
  • 1981 - Ahimsa as Govindan
  • 1981 - Attimari as Prabhakaran
  • 1981 - Abhinayam
  • 1981 - Pathirasooryan as Mathai
  • 1980 - Shakthi
  • 1980 - Makaravilakku
  • 1980 - Pappu
  • 1980 - Rajaneegandhi as Vasu Menon
  • 1980 - Prakadanam as Kattukallan
  • 1980 - Benz Vasu
  • 1980 - Theenalangal as Father Mathew
  • 1980 - Manjil Virinja Pookkal as Sivasankara Panikkar
  • 1980 - Angaadi as Settu
  • 1980 - Manushya Mrugam
  • 1980 - Chandrahasam as Nanu
  • 1980 - Love In Singapore as Krishnan Nair
  • 1980 - Moorkhan as Forrest Officer
  • 1980 - Ithikkara Pakky as Priest
  • 1979 - Krishnapparunthu
  • 1979 - Ottappettavar
  • 1979 - Maanavadharmam
  • 1979 - Raathrikal Ninakku Vendi
  • 1979 - Pambaram
  • 1979 - Kallu Karthyani
  • 1979 - Arattu
  • 1979 - Sarppam
  • 1979 - Avano Atho Avalo as Narayanan
  • 1979 - Angakkuri
  • 1978 - Vayanaadan Thampan
  • 1978 - Kaithappoo
  • 1978 - Ahalya
  • 1978 - Adavukal Pathinettu
  • 1978 - Paavaadakkari
  • 1978 - Sathrathil Oru Raathri
  • 1978 - Avalkku Maranammilla
  • 1978 - Thamburatti as Rema's father
  • 1978 - Kanalkattakal as Kattumooppan
  • 1978 - Jayikkanayi Janichavan
  • 1978 - Sakthi as Prathap
  • 1978 - Madalasa
  • 1978 - Randil Onnu as Advocate
  • 1978 - Lisa as Madhava Menon
  • 1978 - Madanolsavam as Dr. Radhakrishnan
  • 1977 - Ammayi Amma
  • 1977 - Mohavum Mukthiyum
  • 1977 - Dweepu
  • 1977 - Samudram
  • 1977 - Angeekaram as Shekharan Pilla
  • 1977 - Minimol
  • 1977 - Aparadhi as Jayachandran's Father
  • 1977 - Nurayum Pathayum
  • 1977 - Jagadguru Aadishankaran as Vishnusharman/Sanandan
  • 1977 - Anugraham as Principal
  • 1977 - Oonjal as Chathan
  • 1976 - Dweep
  • 1976 - Ayakkari as Sathi's Father
  • 1976 - Themmadi Velappan
  • 1976 - Kamadhenu
  • 1976 - Aayiram Janmagal
  • 1976 - Aalinganam as Menon
  • 1976 - Amritavahini as Doctor
  • 1975 - Thomasleeha
  • 1975 - Sooryavamsham
  • 1975 - Ulsavam as Contractor Cheriyan
  • 1975 - Babumon
  • 1975 - Hello Darling as Police Officer
  • 1975 - Chumaduthaangi
  • 1975 - Ayodhya as Ramdas
  • 1968 - Dial 22 44
  • 1968 - Padunna Puzha as Advocate
  • 1968 - Vidhyarthi
  • 1967 - Maadatharuvi
  • 1967 - Cochin Express as Police constable
  • 1966 - Kayamkulam Kochunni as Kallada Kochu Naanu
  • 1966 - Sthanarthi Saramma
  • 1966 - Archana as Rajan's collegemate
  • 1966 - Kamadhenu as Shivaraman
  • 1966 - Tharavattamma as Suresh's Friend
  • 1966 - Sthanarthi Saramma as Kuriachan
  • 1965 - Kavyamela as Prasadakan
  • 1965 - Daaham.... Gopalan
  • 1965 - Chettathi as Gopi's Friend
  • 1965 - Jeevitha Yaathra as Registrar
  • 1964 - Bharthaavu
  • 1964 - Sree Guruvayoorappan
  • 1964 - Kudumbini as Man at Carnival
  • 1964 - School Master as Gopala Pilla
  • 1964 - Oraal Koodi Kallanayi
  • 1962 - Viyarppinte Vila

TamilEdit

TeluguEdit

  • Patalam Pandu 1981

Produced filmsEdit

StoryEdit

  • Kodathy (1984)
  • Ee Thalamura Ingana (1985)

Dubbing ArtistEdit

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kollywood News; Malayalam actor Prathapachandran dead". 16 December 2004. Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Malayalam actor Prathapachandran dead". 16 December 2004. Retrieved 12 September 2009.
  3. ^ Prathapachandran
  4. ^ "പ്രതാപചന്ദ്രന്‍ പ്രതാപിയായ വില്ലന്‍ | Webdunia Malayalam". Malayalam.webdunia.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "പ്രതാപചന്ദ്രനെ ഓര്‍ക്കുമ്പോള്‍". Webdunia (in Malayalam). Retrieved 4 August 2010.

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