Ebbey Abraham, better known by his stage name Vysakh, is an Indian film director who works in Malayalam film industry. He began his career as a television anchor and later as an associate director to Johny Antony. He debuted as an independent director in 2010 with Pokkiri Raja starring Mammootty and Prithviraj Sukumaran. In 2016, his directorial Pulimurugan starring Mohanlal became the first Malayalam film to gross ₹100 and ₹150 crore at the box office globally.
1 June 1980
|Parent(s)||K.C Abraham, Marriyamma Abraham|
Ebbey Abraham was born in 1980 in Kalliot, Kanhangad, Kasaragode district, as the son of K.C. Abraham and Mariyamma Abraham. He took the name Vysakh for anchoring the television show Ponpulari aired on Surya TV. Later he began working as an associate director to Johny Antony in films such as Kochi Rajavu and Inspector Garud. He worked with Joshiy for Twenty Twenty and Robin Hood. He debuted as an independent director in 2010 through the action masala film Pokkiri Raja starring Mammootty, which grossed ₹25 crore and became the top grosser of the year 2010 in Malayalam. His next venture was the comedy thriller Seniors starring Jayaram, Kunchacko Boban, Biju Menon, and Manoj K. Jayan. His third film was Mallu Singh in 2012. All the three films were commercial success at the box office. He also wrote the screenplay for the drama film Vishudhan.
In 2016, Pulimurugan with Mohanlal in the lead role became the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever and the first film to gross ₹100 and ₹150 crore at the box office in Malayalam film history. His following film was Madhura Raja (2019) with Mammootty, a spin-off of Pokkiri Raja. Madhura Raja got mixed reviews and grossed more than 100 crore worldwide. He has announced a number of films after that with the same actors.
He married Neena from Udayapuram, Kanhangad, Kerala, a nurse on 12 November 2007. They have two children.
|2010||Pokkiri Raja||Udayakrishna - Siby K. Thomas|
|2011||Seniors||Sachy - Sethu.|
|2013||Sound Thoma||Benny P Nayarambalam|
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