Raghavan (actor)

Raghavan (born 12 December 1941) is an Indian actor who has acted in more than 100 films. Malayalam actor Jishnu was his son. From early 2000s he is more active on Malayalam television serials .[1]

Raghavan
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Born (1941-12-12) 12 December 1941 (age 79)
NationalityIndian
Alma materNational School of Drama
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1968–present
Spouse(s)
Sobha
(m. 1974)
ChildrenJishnu
Jyothsna
Parent(s)Alunkeyil Chathukutti
Kalyani Amma

Early and personal lifeEdit

Raghavan was born in Taliparamba in Kannur district. His father was Alunkeyil Chathukutti and mother, Kalyani Amma. He did his education in Thaliparambu Moothedath High School, Kozhikode Guruvayoorappan School, Madhura Gandhigram. After completing higher secondary he worked in Tagore Drama Troupe. He pursued bachelors in Rural Education from Gandhigram Rural Institute.[2] He got his Diploma from Delhi National School of Drama. His first film was Kayalkarayil in 1968.

He married Sobha in 1974 and had a son, Jishnu Raghavan, and a daughter, Jyothsna.

FilmographyEdit

As an actorEdit

  1. Chowkada Deepa (1969) Kannada film, directed by G. V. Iyer
  2. Kaayalkkarayil (1968)
  3. Rest House (1969) as Raghavan
  4. Veettu Mrugam (1969)
  5. Kuttavaali (1970)
  6. Abhayam (1970) as Murali
  7. Ammayenna Sthree (1970)
  8. C.I.D. Nazir (1971) as CID Chandran
  9. Thapaswini (1971)
  10. Prathidhwani (1971)
  11. Aabhijathyam (1971) as Chandran
  12. Ummachu (1971)
  13. Nrithasaala (1972) as Venu
  14. Chembarathi (1972) as Dinesh
  15. Chaayam (1973)
  16. Darshanam (1973)
  17. Mazhakkaaru (1973) as Radhakrishnan
  18. Gaayathri (1973)
  19. Periyar (1973) as Joy
  20. Aaraadhika (1973) as Hari
  21. Sasthram Jayichu Manushyan Thottu (1973) as Venugopal
  22. Nakhangal (1973) as Yesudas
  23. Prethangalude Thaazhvara (1973)
  24. Udayam (1973) as Mohandas
  25. Aashaachakram (1973)
  26. Swarga Puthri (1973) as Doctor
  27. Urvashi Bharathi (1973)
  28. Chanchala (1974)
  29. Kaamini (1974)
  30. Youvanam (1974) as Ravi
  31. Sapthaswarangal (1974) as Ajayan
  32. Rajahamsam (1974)
  33. Moham (1974)
  34. Ayalathe Sundari (1974) as Venu
  35. Nagaram Saagaram (1974)
  36. Bhoogolam Thiriyunnu (1974) as Sukumaran
  37. Swarnnavigraham (1974)
  38. Pathiraavum Pakalvelichavum (1974)
  39. Pattabhishekam (1974) as Gireesh
  40. Swami Ayappan (1975)
  41. Niramala (1975)
  42. Madhurappathinezhu (1975)
  43. Ulsavam (1975) as Gopi
  44. Bhaarya Illaatha Raathri (1975)
  45. Ayodhya (1975) as Madhavankutty
  46. Malsaram (1975)
  47. Aalinganam (1976) as Ramesh
  48. Hridayam Oru Kshethram (1976)
  49. Madhuram Thirumadhuram (1976)
  50. Light House(1976) as Raghu
  51. Maanasaveena (1976)
  52. Amba Ambika Ambaalika (1976) as Salvarajakumaran
  53. Paalkkadal (1976)
  54. Sreemurukan (1977)
  55. Manassoru Mayil (1977)
  56. Aadyapaadam (1977)
  57. Sukradasa (1977)
  58. Raajaparampara (1977)
  59. Taxi Driver (1977)
  60. Oonjaal (1977) as Madhu
  61. Vidarunna Mottukal (1977) as Gopal
  62. Varadakshina (1977)
  63. Priyadarshini (1978)
  64. Vadakakku Oru Hridayam (1978) as Parameswara Pillai
  65. Kaithappoo (1978)
  66. Hemantharaathri (1978)
  67. Balapareekshanam]] (1978)
  68. Rowdy Ramu (1978) as Vasu
  69. Anumodanam (1978)
  70. Raju Rahim (1978 as Suresh
  71. Manoradham (1978)
  72. Ajnaatha Theerangal (1979)
  73. Indradhanussu (1979)
  74. Ottapettavar (1979)
  75. Jimmy (1979) as Joseph
  76. Ival Oru Naadodi (1979)
  77. Amrithachumbanam (1979)
  78. Raajaveedhi (1979)
  79. Lajjaavathi (1979)
  80. Kannukal (1979) as Sudhakaran
  81. Hridayathinte Nirangal (1979)
  82. Eeswara Jagadeeswara (1979)
  83. Angadi (1980) as Inspector
  84. Ammayum Makalum (1980)
  85. Saraswatheeyamam (1980)
  86. Ivar (1980)
  87. Adhikaaram (1980) as Raveendran
  88. Poochasanyasi (1981)
  89. Vaadaka Veettile Athidhi (1981)
  90. Panchapandavar (1981)
  91. Anguram (1982)
  92. Innalengil Nale (1982)
  93. Ponmudy (1982) as Gopi
  94. Lahari (1982)
  95. Ezhu Muthal Onpathu Vare (1985)
  96. Rangam (1985) as Nanu
  97. Njaan Piranna Naattil (1985) as DYSP Raghava Menon
  98. Chekkeranoru Chilla (1986)
  99. Ellaavarkkum Nanmakal (1987)
  100. 1921 (1988)
  101. Evidence (1988)
  102. Adwaytham (1992) as Kizhakkedan Thirumeni
  103. Priyapetta Kukku (1992)
  104. O' Faby (1993) as PC Rajaram
  105. Avan Ananthapadmanaabhan (1994)
  106. Prayikkara Pappan (1995) as Kanaran
  107. Kulam (1997)
  108. Athyunnathangalil Koodaaram Panithavar (1997)
  109. Varnachirakukal (1999)
  110. Indriyam (2000) as Shankaranarayanan
  111. Meghamalhar (2001) as Mukundan's father
  112. Vakkalathu Narayanankutty (2001) as Judge
  113. Udayam (2004) as Judge
  114. My Big Father (2009) as Doctor
  115. Swantham Bharya Zindabad (2010)
  116. Ingenyum Oral (2010) as Pisharody Master
  117. Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu (2012)
  118. Banking Hours 10 to 4 (2012) as Lakshmi's father
  119. Ordinary (2012) as Priest
  120. Aattakatha (2013) as Sreedharan Namboothiri
  121. The Power of Silence (2013) as Aravindan's father
  122. Apothecary (2014) as Dr. Shankar Vasudev
  123. Salt Mango Tree (2015) as Swami
  124. Aalroopangal (2016) as Panicker
  125. C/O Saira Banu (2017) as Court Judge
  126. Pretham 2 (2018) as Venu Vaidyar
  127. Ente Ummante Peru (2018) as Raghavan
  128. Dehantharam (2018) - Short movie
  129. Luca (2019) as Doctor
  130. Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya (Telugu movie)
  131. Kilometers & Kilometers (2020)

DirectionEdit

ScreenplayEdit

TV careerEdit

Year Title Channel Notes
2001 Vaakacharthu Doordarshan
2002 Vasundara Medicals Asianet
2003 Sreeraman Sridevi Asianet
2004 Muhurtham Asianet
2005 Kadamattath Kathanar Asianet
2005 Krishnakripasagaram Amrita TV
2006 Sneham Surya TV
2007 St.Antony Surya TV
2007-2010 Minnukettu Surya TV
2008 Sreeguruvayoorappan Surya TV
2008 Velankani Mathavu Surya TV
2009 Swamiye Saranam Ayappa Surya TV
2010 Rahasyam Asianet
2010 Indraneelam Surya TV
2012-2013 Akashadoothu Surya TV
2012 Snehakkoodu Surya TV
2014-2016 Bhagyalakshmi Surya TV
2016 Amme Mahamaye Surya TV
2017 Moonnumani Flowers
2017-2019 Vanambadi Asianet
2017–2020 Kasthooriman Asianet
2019 Mouna Ragam Star Vijay Tamil serial

AwardsEdit

Award Year Title Work
Asianet Television Awards 2018 Lifetime Achievement Kasthooriman (TV series)
Tharangini Television Awards 2018 Lifetime Achievement Vanambadi (TV series)
Janmabhoomi Awards Best Character Actor Kasthooriman (TV series)
Kerala State Television Awards 2019 Kerala State Television Award for Best Actor Dehanthram

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "രാഘവന് 66". malayalam.webdunia.com.
  2. ^ "CINIDIARY - A Complete Online Malayalam Cinema News Portal". cinidiary.com.

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