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Priyanandanan [1] is a film and drama director from Kerala, India.[2] His second movie Pulijanmam received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in 2006.[3]

Priyanandanan
പ്രിയനന്ദനൻ
Born(1966-02-20)20 February 1966
Vallachira Thrissur, Kerala, India
OccupationFilm director, Actor, producer
Parents
  • Mr.Thottipparambil Ramakrishnan (father)
  • Mrs.Kochammini (mother)
Websitewww.badalmediacinemacompany.in

BiographyEdit

Priyanandanan is a native of Vallachira in Thrissur District, Kerala.[4] He was born as the son of Thottipparambil Ramakrishnan and Kochammini [5] Priyanandanan[6] started in career as an actor in stage shows. His career started as a female character. Later he ventured into direction of stage shows. He used to be known as Priyan Vallachira at that time.[7] Priyanandanan started his film career under famous directors K. R. Mohanan, P. T. Kunju Muhammed and Manilal. He began filming numerous newsreels and documentary shorts, which include Fight for Land and Man or Manninum Manushyanum Vendiyulla Samarangal (about Comrade Achudanandan), People’s Leader or Jana Nayakan about E. K. Nayanar, Teacher or Gurunathan (about Sanskrit expert K P C Narayanan Bhattathiri), and The History of Strikes in Trissur District or Trissur Jillayile Samara Charithrangal. His first movie was Neythukaran (2001) and it told the story of a weaver, a supporter of E. M. S. who dies the next day after his idol dies. Murali (Malayalam actor) won the National Award for the Best Actor for this film. Priyan also directed several television films including four shorts based on M. T. Vasudevan Nair’s short stories, and Asokan Cheruvil’s Dead People’s Sea (Marichavarude Kadal).

FilmographyEdit

As directorEdit

As actorEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Award for Priyanandanan". 13 February 2015 – via www.thehindu.com.
  2. ^ "പ്രിയനന്ദനന്റെ 'പുലി'ജന്മം". 8 July 2008. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  3. ^ "2006 National Best Film Award for Malayalam flick". News18. 10 June 2008. Archived from the original on 24 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Priyanandanan too has dreams of making an Odiyan - Times of India". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Priyanandanan's film goes to Goa". Deccan Chronicle. 7 October 2017.

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