Revathy Kalamandhir

Revathy Kalamandhir is an Indian film production company based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It was founded in 1993 by producer G. Suresh Kumar. The company is run by Kumar and his wife and former actress Menaka. They have produced more than 15 films in Malayalam cinema.[1][2]

Revathy Kalamandhir
Private
IndustryEntertainment industry
PredecessorSooryodaya Creations
Founded1 January 1993 (1993-01-01)
FounderG. Suresh Kumar
HeadquartersThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
G. Suresh Kumar
Menaka Suresh
ProductsMotion pictures
OwnerG. Suresh Kumar
Websiterevathykalamandhir.com

HistoryEdit

After graduation, G. Suresh Kumar founded a film production company, Bhanumathy Films, in 1980 with its debut production being a Tamil film titled Karayae Thodathae Alaykal, directed by Ashok Kumar, written by Priyadarshan and starring Vijayan and Menaka. However, the project was shelved. In 1981, Kumar along with Sanal Kumar established the production company, Sooryodaya Creations. From Coolie (1983) to Vishnulokam (1991), eight films were produced under the banner. In 1993, Kumar founded an independent production company under the name Revathy Kalamandhir, named after his elder daughter Revathy. It is headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[3]

FilmographyEdit

Sooryodaya CreationsEdit

All productions credited to G. Suresh Kumar and Sanal Kumar.

Year Title Notes
1983 Coolie
1984 Odaruthammava Aalariyam
1984 Poochakkoru Mookkuthi Priyadarshan's directorial debut
1986 Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi
1985 Akkare Ninnoru Maran
1986 Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil
1989 Charithram
1991 Vishnulokam

Revathy KalamandhirEdit

All productions credited to Menaka, except otherwise noted.

Year Title Notes
1993 Butterflies
1994 Kashmeeram
1995 Thakshashila
1997 Aaraam Thampuran
2000 Pilots
2000 Cover Story
2001 Achaneyanenikkishtam
2002 Kuberan Debut of Keerthy Suresh
2002 Shivam
2002 Kadha
2004 Vettam
2006 Mahasamudram Credit: G. Suresh Kumar
2009 Seetha Kalyaanam
2008 Pachamarathanalil
2009 Neelaththaamara Remake of Neelathamara (1979)
2011 Rathinirvedam Remake of Rathinirvedam (1979)
2012 Chattakari Credit: G. Suresh Kumar
Remake of Chattakkari (1974)
2017 Matchbox Credit: G. Suresh Kumar

Revathy Kalamandhir Film AcademyEdit

In 2015, Suresh Kumar established the Revathy Kalamandhir Film Academy, a film academy and post-production centre at Kinfra Film and Video Park in Kazhakoottam.[4][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Revathy Kalamandhir films". NowRunning.
  2. ^ K. S., Aravind (17 May 2016). "Revathy Kalamandir to produce anthology films". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Official Website of Revathy Kalamandhir". Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  4. ^ Nagarajan, Saraswathy (9 April 2015). "Charting new directions". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Calling the Shots : The Dream & Making of 'RKFA' | RITZ". RITZ Magazine. 17 March 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Revathy Kalamandir: An architectural marvel". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 2 August 2019.

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