Antony Thekkek

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Antony Thekkek, also known as Thampy Antony, is an Indian-American film actor, writer, activist and producer. As a writer he has published books in Malayalam and English. His latest books ‘Lady biker’ and ‘Vasco da Gama' are available in Amazon. As an actor, he is active primarily in Malayalam cinema. He is also the elder brother of Malayalam actor Babu Antony.[1] He is the first Malayalam actor to own a Tesla car.[2] The actor has won the Basheer Amma Malayalam Award for his book Vasco da Gama.[3]

Antony Thekkek
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Born
OccupationActor, Producer, Author

Early lifeEdit

Thampy Antony was born in Ponkunnam into a Kerala Christian family. He is an architect by profession. He immigrated to the United States and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 3 decades.[4]

Film careerEdit

Antony made his film debut, with ‘Arabia’, a film that starred his younger brother Babu Antony in the lead. He has since then acted in many American and Indian productions, predominantly in Malayalam language. He won the Best Actor Award at the Honolulu International Film Festival in 2005 for portraying the role of Dr. Acharya in the English film 'Beyond the Soul', directed by Rajeev Anchal.[4] In 2010, he featured in the Hollywood film Cash (2010 film).

Thampi Antony produces films under the banner of 'Kayal Films' [5] and has produced critically acclaimed movies like “Kalkata new “ Made in USA “ Parudeesa, Sufi Paranja Katha' Papilio Buddha“ Janaki”Monsoon mangoes “ and “Naam” (film)]].

FilmographyEdit

  1. Elam(2020)as Old man in the bar
  2. Changapuzha park(short)as Narayanankutty
  3. Naam(2018) as Priest Pavanakuzhi
  4. Puzhayamna (2018)As Avinash
  5. 10 Kalpanakal
  6. EMSum penkuttyum (In post production)
  7. Monayi engene anayi
  8. ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi(2013)
  9. Papilio Buddha (2013) as Gandhian Ram Das
  10. Kalimannu (2013) as Doctor
  11. Celluloid(2013)
  12. Parudeesa (2012) as Fr. Mannooran and Decon Jose
  13. Ivan Megharoopan (2012) as Publisher Swamy
  14. Dam999(2011) as The Architect
  15. Abu, Son of Adam (2011) as Ustad
  16. A Million Dollars (short) (2011) as Thampy
  17. Yathra Thudarunnu(2011)
  18. The Wedding (short) (2010) as Michael
  19. Ca$h (2010) as Bahadurjit Tejeenderpeet Singh
  20. Sufi Paranja Katha (2010) as Shanku Menon
  21. In Ghost House Inn (2010) as Dr. George Christopher
  22. Yugapurushan (2010) as Bhadran
  23. Janaki(2009)
  24. Bhramaram(2009)
  25. Calcutta News (2008) as Doctor
  26. Palunku (2006) as Prof. Sukumaran Nair
  27. Made in United States (2005)
  28. Nothing But Life (2004) as Col. Abdullah
  29. Beyond the Soul (2002) as Dr. Acharya
  30. Jananayakan(1999) as Prabhakara Kaimal
  31. Arabia (1995) as Zapher Ali

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ https://english.manoramaonline.com/business/autos/2019/03/21/thampy-antony-malayalam-actor-tesla.html
  3. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/lifestyle/viral-and-trending/060819/on-a-creative-expedition.html
  4. ^ a b "A success story in acting". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 9 April 2006. Archived from the original on 20 September 2006.
  5. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (25 October 2012). "Parudeesa produced by Thampy Antony under the banner of Kayal films". The Hindu. Kerala India.

SourcesEdit

6 https://english.manoramaonline.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/2020/03/07/eelam-malayalam-movie-wins-award-golden-state-film-festival.html 7 https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2020/03/19/malayalam-film-eelam-wins-award-at-golden-state-film-festival-440537/ https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2020/04/19/coronavirus-nursing-homes-with-covid19-deaths-have-history-of-serious-problems/

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