Santhosh Keezhattoor

Santhosh Keezhattoor is an Indian film & theater actor who appears in Malayalam films. He had acted in many leading and supportive roles. He won acclaim though doing character roles.[1] Santhosh Before entering into the film industry was working as a theater artist,[2] and a programme producer.

Santhosh Keezhattoor
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Born
Santhosh

OccupationFilm actor & Theater Actor
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Sini Santhosh
ChildrenYadusanth
Parent(s)P Damodran & K Karthyani

Early lifeEdit

Santhosh was initiated to the world of drama at the age of five. He became part of Kannur's professional theater group Sangha Chethanaat the age of sixteen. He had played major roles in dramas like Sakhavu, Pazhassi Raja, Soorya Pett, Swathanthryathinte Murivukal, Freedom Road, Samaya theeram, Marupuram and Che Guevera. He played the lead role for the first time in Beegum Mary Biswas, a drama promoted by Theatre Vision Kerala. He was actively involved in Kozhikode Chiranthana's Kodeeswaran and Padanilam, KPAC's Innalekalile Aakasam, Thiruvananthapuram Aksharakala's Kottayath Thampuran, Kollam Viswabhavana's Avathara Purushan and Alapuzha Sangha Chithra's Karashaka Rajavu. Santhosh had also directed many school and campus theater ventures.[3][4]

Apart as Film ActorEdit

Santhosh had won wide acclaim for his solo drama that narrates the life of Ochira Velu asan.[5][6][7]

Solo PlayEdit

Among the theater ventures of Santhosh, Pen Nadan (പെൺ നടൻ) won large scale critical acclaim.[8] Pen Nadan is his theater interpretation of the life and times of Ochira Sivaprasad C Velukutti alias Velu Kutti Asan, who don many remarkable women characters in the evolving years of Malayalam theatre. Velukutti had metamorposed as many women characters of legendary poet Kumaran Asan on stage and they include Vasavadatta, Nalini, Seetha, Leela and Mathangi.[9][10][11]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Director(s)
2003 Chakram Satheeshan Lohith Das
2014 Varsham Satheesan Ranjith Sankar
2014 Vikramadithyan Kunjunni Menon Lal Jose
2015 Aana Mayil Ottakam Kunjunni Menon Jayakrishna, Anil Sign
2015 Kanal Anandan's Friend M. Padmakumar
2015 Saigal Padukayanu Sibi Malayil
2015 Ennum Eppozhum Jaleel Taxi driver Sathyan Anthikad
2015 Onnam Loka Mahayudham Sree Varun
2015 Mariyam Mukku Bernard James Albert
2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Mohan G. Prajith
2015 KL.10 Ali Sir Muhsin parari
2015 Urumbukal Urangarilla Davis Jiju Asokan
2015 Loham Sudheer Ranjith
2015 Pathemari Majeed Salim Ahamed
2015 Jamna Pyari Thomas
2015 Aana Mayil Ottakam Jayakrishnan & Anil Sign
2016 Pulimurugan Murugan's father (cameo) Vysakh
2016 Mudhugauv Gokul's father (cameo) Vipin Das
2016 Marupadi V.M. Vinu
2016 Swarna Kaduva as Surendran Jose Thomas
2016 Ottakolam
2016 Karinkunnam 6's as Vasudev Deepu Karunakaran
2016 Mudhugauv as Chandran, Bharath's father (cameo) Vipin Das
2016 Mohavalayam
2016 Vettah as Security Guard Rajesh Pillai
2016 Style (2016 film) Binu Sadanandan
2017 Samarpanam Chandrkanth K. Gopinathan
2017 The Great Father James Haneef Adeni
2017 Sakhavu Senthil Siddhartha Siva
2017 Viswasapoorvam Mansoor P. T. Kunju Muhammed
2017 Kharam as Murali P.V. Jose
2017 Nilavariyathei -- Utpal V Nayanar
2017 Paathi: the Half Pavithran Chandran Narikode
2017 Pretham Undu Sookshikkuka -- Mohammed Ali, Shafeer Khan
2017 Gemini (2017) Mohana Varma P.K. Baaburaaj
2018 Queen Bride's father (Cameo) Dijo Anthony
2018 Aami Protester (Cameo) Kamal
2018 Kammara Sambhavam Kammaran's father Rathish Ambat
2018 Koode Lilly's brother (Cameo) Anjali Menon
2018 Ranam Aadhi's father Nirmal Sahadev
2018 Kala Viplavam Pranayam Comrade Ravi Jithin Jithu
2018 Odiyan as Vasudevan V. A. Shrikumar Menon
2018 Thanaha Prabhakaran Prakash Kunjhan Moorayil
2018 Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaar as Sathish Biju Majeed
2018 Choice (Short) as Dad Yadhu Krishnan
2018 Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha Comrade Shafi
2018 Sreehalli Sachin Raj
2018 Mazhayathu as Venugopal's Friend Suveeran
2018 Aravindante Athidhikal as Raghavan M. Mohanan
2018 Kala Viplavam Pranayam as Ravi Jithin Jithu
2018 Bonsai (2018 film) Santhosh Peringeth
2018 Captain (2018 film) as Sathyan's elder brother Prajesh Sen
2018 Kadha Paranja Kadha Siju Jawahar
2018 Queen (2018 film) Bride's father Dijo Jose Antony
2019 Soothrakkaran Anil Rraj
2019 Madhura Raja Police Constable Poulo Vysakh
2019 Lessons
2019 Vari the Sentence (2019) Sreejith Poyilkavu
2019 Makkana Raheem Khadar
2019 Edakkad Battalion 06 as Ummer Swapnesh K. Nair
2019 Fancy Dress (2019 film) Martin Ranjith Saccariya
2019 Gramavasees B.N. Shajeer Sha
2019 And the Oscar Goes To... as Basheer Salim Ahamed
2019 Kuttymama V. M. Vinu
2019 Oru Nakshathramulla Aakasham Suneesh Babu, Ajith Pulleri
2019 British Bungalow Subair Hameed
2019 Soothrakkaran as Balachandran Anil Rraj
2019 Theerumanam Adv. K.R. Ishwar P.K. Radhakrishnan
2019 Odunnon
2019 Moppala[12] Ambhu Panikkar Santhosh Puthukkunnu
2020 2 States
2020 Ole kanda naal Jefry
2020 Bhoomiyile Manohara Swakaryam Shyju Anthikkad
2020 Thakkol Pazhuthu Hafiz M. Ismail
2020 Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham Kokkattu Panicker Priyadarshan

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Channel
2016 Jagratha Niranjan Amrita TV
2016 Jagratha C.I.Tom Jose Amrita TV

Short filmsEdit

  • 2015 -The Rain Tree
  • 2012 - The Return
  • 2010 - Sneez
  • Lost With The Wind[13]

TheaterEdit

  • 2015 Pen Nadan
  • 2000 Sakhavu
  • 2002 Pazhassiraja
  • 2003 Sooryapettu
  • 2003 Cheguera
  • 2002 Cheguera
  • 2003 Bheegam Meri Biswas
  • 2004 Innalekalile Aakasam
  • 2005 Kottayathu Thampuran

AwardsEdit

  • 2020- Kozhikode Santhadevi Award for film Odunnon
  • 2019- Prem Nazeer foundation Award.
  • 2015- P A Backer Award.
  • 2014- Ashokan Kkadiroor Mmemmorial Award.
  • 2014- Effa Dubai Best support Actor Award for Vikramadithyan
  • 2012- Bharath Murali Memmorial Award.* 2008- CN Sreekandan Nair Award - Best Actor[14]
  • 2006- Best Actor State Award - Drama - (Kottayathu thampuran)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.manoramanews.com/daily-programs/sakalakala/santhosh-keezhattoor-in-sakalakala.html
  2. ^ "Poets gather to sing for a river - KERALA". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/movies/santhosh-keezhattoor-says-films-have-given-him-recognition/article30050722.ece
  4. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/movies/k-gopinath-on-his-film-samarppanam/article17434163.ece
  5. ^ https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/2017/mar/28/portrait-of-an-artist-1586603.html
  6. ^ https://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/kerala/protests-demanding-justice-for-walayar-sisters-intensify-all-over-kerala-and-beyond-1.4235746
  7. ^ https://english.manoramaonline.com/lifestyle/women/2019/11/01/cannot-remain-passive-voices-protest-walayar-sister-death.html
  8. ^ https://www.mathrubhumi.com/women/interview/pennadan-drama-santhosh-keezhattoor-ochira-velukkutty-asan-malayalam-news-1.1377482
  9. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLPBgENaH2o
  10. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRxSca_FdJA
  11. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfrXMkwOFxM
  12. ^ https://janayugomonline.com/meppala-movie-shooting-started/
  13. ^ https://ananthagopalan.in/
  14. ^ "}". Manoramanews.com. Retrieved 22 April 2018.

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