Roopesh Peethambaran

Roopesh Peethambaran is an Indian film director and actor working in Malayalam cinema from Perumbavoor. As an actor, he first appeared as a child artist in the 1995 film Spadikam (as Thomas Chacko). In 2012, he made his directorial debut through Theevram. Roopesh is the son of K.B Peethambaran who produced the movie Poomukhappadiyil Ninneyum Kaathu.

Roopesh Peethambaran
Born22 August 1985 (1985-08-22) (age 34)
Alma materChrist College, Bangalore
OccupationActor, writer, film director
Years active1995–present

Film careerEdit

Roopesh Peethambaran started his film career in 1995 as a child artist in Spadikam. He played the childhood role of Thomas Chacko which was portrayed by Mohanlal.[1] He has also acted as child artist in the 1996 television series Pranavam aired on Doordarshan Malayalam. Roopesh worked as an IT professional in Dell, Bangalore .Then he quit job due to his love for film. He made his directorial debut through the Malayalam film Theevram in 2012.[2] His second film as director was You Too Brutus released in 2015.Theevram dubbed into Tamil in 2016 without the permission of director as Aaththiram which created issues between producer and him. His second appearance in feature film as actor after long 21 years through Oru Mexican Aparatha which released on 3 March 2017. He reduced 20 kg for this film.[citation needed]

Filmography as DirectorEdit

Year Title Notes Ref.
2012 Theevram Starring Dulquar Salman , Also scriptwriter [2]
2015 You Too Brutus Starring Asif Ali, Tovino Thomas , Also scriptwriter

Filmography as ActorEdit

TV SerialsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1996 Pranavam Unknown Television Series, Child Artist

Feature filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1995 Spadikam Thomas Chacko Childhood role of Mohanlal [3]
2017 Oru Mexican Aparatha Roopesh Role of KSQ Leader opposite to Tovino Thomas
2017 Angarajyathe Jimmanmar Kichu
2019 Gambler Satheesh Chandra

Short filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2017 Touch Dr. George Lead role [3]


  1. ^ "Roopesh essayed the childhood of Aadu Thoma!". The Times of India. 17 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Vineeth Sreenivasan in Roopesh Peethambaran film".
  3. ^ a b "Roopesh Peethambaran's 'Touch' touches a nerve..." Manorama Online. 15 May 2017.