Raghavan (actor)

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

Raghavan
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Born (1941-12-12) 12 December 1941 (age 80)
Alma materNational School of Drama
Occupation
  • Actor
  • director
  • screenwriter
Years active1968–present
Spouse(s)
Shobha
(m. 1974)
ChildrenJishnu
Jyothsna
Parent(s)Alunkeyil Chathukutti
Kalyani Amma
RelativesNyla Usha (Niece)

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 Shobha in 1974 and had a son, Jishnu Raghavan, and a daughter, Jyothsna.

FilmographyEdit

As an actorEdit

  • All films are in Malayalam, unless noted.
Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Movie Name Role Note
1968 Kaayalkkarayil
1969 Chowkada Deepa Kannada film
Rest House Raghavan
Veettu Mrugam
1970 Kuttavaali
Abhayam Murali
Ammayenna Sthree
1971 C.I.D. Nazir CID Chandran
Thapaswini
Prathidhwani
Aabhijathyam Chandran
Ummachu
1972 Nrithasaala Venu
Chembarathi Dinesh
1973 Chaayam
Darshanam
Mazhakkaaru Radhakrishnan
Gaayathri
Periyar Joy
Aaraadhika Hari
Sasthram Jayichu Manushyan Thottu Venugopal
Nakhangal Yesudas
Prethangalude Thaazhvara
Udayam Mohandas
Aashaachakram
Swarga Puthri Doctor
Urvashi Bharathi
1974 Chanchala
Kaamini
Youvanam Ravi
Sapthaswarangal Ajayan
Rajahamsam
Moham
Ayalathe Sundari Venu
Nagaram Saagaram
Bhoogolam Thiriyunnu Sukumaran
Swarnnavigraham
Pathiraavum Pakalvelichavum
Pattabhishekam Gireesh
1975 Swami Ayappan
Niramala
Madhurappathinezhu
Ulsavam Gopi
Bhaarya Illaatha Raathri
Ayodhya Madhavankutty
Malsaram
1976 Aalinganam Ramesh
Hridayam Oru Kshethram
Madhuram Thirumadhuram
Light House Raghu
Maanasaveena
Amba Ambika Ambaalika Salvarajakumaran
Paalkkadal
1977 Sreemurukan
Manassoru Mayil
Aadyapaadam
Sukradasa
Raajaparampara
Taxi Driver
Oonjaal Madhu
Vidarunna Mottukal Gopal
Varadakshina
1978 Priyadarshini
Vadakakku Oru Hridayam Parameswara Pillai
Kaithappoo
Hemantharaathri
Balapareekshanam
Rowdy Ramu Vasu
Anumodanam
Raju Rahim Suresh
Manoradham
1979 Ajnaatha Theerangal
Indradhanussu
Ottapettavar
Jimmy Joseph
Ival Oru Naadodi
Amrithachumbanam
Raajaveedhi
Lajjaavathi
Kannukal Sudhakaran
Hridayathinte Nirangal
Eeswara Jagadeeswara
1980 Angadi Inspector
Ammayum Makalum
Saraswatheeyamam
Ivar
Adhikaaram Raveendran
1981 Poochasanyasi
Vaadaka Veettile Athidhi
Panchapandavar
1982 Anguram
Innalengil Nale
Ponmudy Gopi
Lahari
1985 Ezhu Muthal Onpathu Vare
Rangam Nanu
Njaan Piranna Naattil DYSP Raghava Menon
1986 Chekkeranoru Chilla
1987 Ellaavarkkum Nanmakal
1988 1921
Evidence
1992 Adwaytham Kizhakkedan Thirumeni
Priyapetta Kukku
1993 O' Faby PC Rajaram
1994 Avan Ananthapadmanaabhan
1995 Prayikkara Pappan Kanaran
1997 Kulam
Athyunnathangalil Koodaaram Panithavar
1999 Varnachirakukal
2000 Indriyam Shankaranarayanan
2001 Meghamalhar Mukundan's father
Vakkalathu Narayanankutty Judge
2004 Udayam Judge
2009 My Big Father Doctor
2010 Swantham Bharya Zindabad
Ingenyum Oral Pisharody Master
2012 Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu
Banking Hours 10 to 4 Lakshmi's father
Ordinary Priest
2013 Aattakatha Sreedharan Namboothiri
The Power of Silence Aravindan's father
2014 Apothecary Dr. Shankar Vasudev
2015 Salt Mango Tree Swami
2016 Aalroopangal Panicker
2017 C/O Saira Banu Court Judge
2018 Pretham 2 Venu Vaidyar
Ente Ummante Peru Raghavan
Dehantharam Short film
2019 Luca Doctor
2020 Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya Telugu film
Kilometers & Kilometers
2022 Pathonpatham Noottandu  

[3]

Eswaran Namboothiri Post Production

DirectionEdit

Year Movie Name Note
1987 Kilippaattu
1988 Evidence

ScreenplayEdit

Year Movie Name Note
1987 Kilippaattu

TV SerialsEdit

  • All TV Serials are in Malayalam, unless noted.
Year Title Channel Notes
2001 Vaakacharthu Doordarshan
2001 Shamanathalam Asianet
2002 Vasundara Medicals Asianet
2003 Sreeraman Sridevi Asianet
2004 Muhurtham Asianet
2004 Kadamattath Kathanar Asianet
2004-2009 Minnukettu Surya TV
2005 Krishnakripasagaram Amrita TV
2006 Sneham Surya TV
2007 St.Antony 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
2021–Present Kaliveedu[4] Surya TV

Awards and nominationsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "രാഘവന് 66". malayalam.webdunia.com.
  2. ^ "CINIDIARY - A Complete Online Malayalam Cinema News Portal". cinidiary.com.
  3. ^ "തകര്‍പ്പൻ മേയ്‍ക്കോവറില്‍ രാഘവൻ, ഫോട്ടോ പുറത്തുവിട്ട് വിനയൻ". Asianet News. 24 September 2021. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  4. ^ Nair, Radhika (16 November 2021). "Rebecca Santhosh and Nithin Jake starrer Kaliveedu premiere review: Interesting storyline but lacks lustre". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 January 2022.

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