Devan (actor)

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Devan
Born Devan
India
Occupation Actor, politician
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Suma
Children Lakshmi
Parents Sreenivasan, Lalitha

Devan is an Indian film actor and politician. He started his film career as the producer of the technically brilliant, but box-office flop movie Vellam and then opted to become an actor. Devan is known for his handling of serious roles, though he started his career with supporting roles. Devan was promoted as Hero in late 1980s with films like Oozham, Aaranyakam, Simon Peter, Ninakku Vendi and Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, but most of those were failures. He is also the leader of the Kerala People's Party, a political party in the Indian state of Kerala. Devan has acted in many Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu movies. His notable movies like Ekalavyan, Baasha, and Indraprasdham are still very popular. He has also acted in TV serials. He is the son-in-law of noted film director Ramu Kariat.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is born to Sreenivasan, a public prosecutor and Lalitha, a housewife on 8 January 1952 at Thrissur. Shobha, Sheela and Sureshbabu are his siblings. He had his primary education from Govt Model Boys Higher Secondary School,Thrissur.[2] He obtained BSc. degree from St. Thomas College, Thrissur and holds Masters in Business Administration. His family has a rich kalari lineage his tharavad is of Aristocratic genre.. Famous Malayalam movie director Ramu Kariat is his uncle from maternal side.[3] He is married to Ramu Kariat's daughter Suma. The couple has a daughter Lakshmi.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
  1. 2014 – Mr._Fraud
  2. 2014 – How Old Are You
  3. 2014 – Mannar Mathai Speaking 2
  4. 2013 – Breaking News Live
  5. 2013 – Blackberry..... Minister Ramachandran
  6. 2013 – Immanuel ....
  7. 2013 – Weeping Boy.... Jail superintendent
  8. 2012 – Simhasanam
  9. 2012 – The King and The Commissioner
  10. 2012 – Grand Master.... ADGP
  11. 2012 – Yakshi Faithfully Yours.... Appan thampuran
  12. 2012 – Namukku Paarkkan.... Isaac
  13. 2012 – Doctor Innocent Aanu.... Dr. James
  14. 2012 – Aakasmikam
  15. 2012 – Yaathrakkoduvil.... David
  16. 2011 – Veeraputhran.... Adv. Krishnan
  17. 2011 – Janapriyan
  18. 2011 – Ithu Nammude Katha
  19. 2011 – Mohabbath.... Firoz
  20. 2011 – Christian Brothers.... Sudhakaran
  21. 2011 – Maanikkyakkallu
  22. 2011 – Film Star.... Thamban
  23. 2011 – Manushya Mrugam.... Kochu pulose
  24. 2011 – Avan
  25. 2010 – Drona
  26. 2010 – Arayan
  27. 2010 – Naale
  28. 2010 – Kasba
  29. 2010 – Nanthuni
  30. 2010 – Female Unnikrishnan
  31. 2010 – Kaanakazchakal
  32. 2010 – 24 Hours.... Vikramaditya varma
  33. 2010 – Nizhal
  34. 2010 – Koottukar.... Krishnan nair
  35. 2010 – Yugapurushan
  36. 2009 – Black Dalia.... Raveendren
  37. 2009 – Pazhassi Raja.... Kunnavath nambiar
  38. 2009 – Nizhal
  39. 2009 – Banaras...Balakrishnan Nair
  40. 2009 – Pathaam Adyaayam
  41. 2009 – The Trigger
  42. 2009 – Ivar Vivahitharayal
  43. 2009 – Gulumal: The Escape.... Emir Harish Rahman
  44. 2009 – IG
  45. 2009 – My Big Father.... Colonel Varghese
  46. 2008 – Novel
  47. 2008 – Parunthu
  48. 2008 – Bullet
  49. 2007 – 4 July
  1. 2007 – Nasrani
  2. 2007 – Mauryan
  3. 2007 – Detective
  4. 2007 – Novel
  5. 2007 – Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal .... Ashok
  6. 2006 – Thuruppugulan
  7. 2006 – Vargam (Malayalam)
  8. 2006 – Balram Vs Tara Das
  9. 2006 – Bada Dosth ... Minister K.D
  10. 2006 – Narakaasuran
  11. 2006 – Red Salute
  12. 2006 – Highway Police .... DSP Somanathan
  13. 2006 – Pathaka..... Rajan Nadar
  14. 2005 – Finger Print
  15. 2005 – December .... Issac
  16. 2004 – Udayam
  17. 2004 – Ennittum.... Chandu
  18. 2004 – Nirappakittu
  19. 2004 – Priyam Priyankaram
  20. 2003 – Kanmashi
  21. 2003 – Mr. Brahmachari
  22. 2002 – India Gate
  23. 2002 – Akhila .... Balan
  24. 2002 – Desam ... Unni
  25. 2002 – Niramulla Swapnagal
  26. 2002 – Vaanibham
  27. 2002 – Puthooram Puthri Unniyarcha .... Chandu
  28. 2002 – Kanmashi
  29. 2002 – Kaalachakram
  30. 2002 – Khakhi Nakshatram .... George
  31. 2001 – Jwalanam
  32. 2001 – Jwalanam
  33. 2001 – Achaneyanenikkishtam
  34. 2001 – Goa .... Sam Alex
  35. 2001 – Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam
  36. 2001 – Sathyameva Jayathe
  37. 2001 – Sraavu .... Captain Napolean
  38. 2001 – Praja
  39. 2001 – Ee Raavil
  40. 2001 – Nee Enikkayi Mathrem
  41. 2001 – Onnam Raagam
  42. 2001 – Akaashathile Paravakal .... Karunan
  43. 2000 – Summer Palace
  44. 2000 – Priyam
  45. 2000 – F.I.R
  46. 2000 – Sradha
  47. 2000 – Rapid Action Force
  48. 2000 – India Gate.... Vishwanadhan
  49. 2000 – Nisheedhini
  50. 2000 – Indriyam
  51. 2000 – Millenium Stars
  52. 2000 – Arayannegalude Veedu
  53. 1999 – Niram
  54. 1999 – Jananayakan....Sathyapalan
  55. 1999 – Captain .... John Samuel
  56. 1999 – Pallavur Devanarayanan
  57. 1998 – Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
  58. 1998 – Chitrashalabham
  59. 1998 – Sooryaputhran
  60. 1998 – Harthaal
  61. 1997 – Bhoopathi
  62. 1997 – Gangothri
  63. 1997 – Poomarathanalil.... Narendran
  64. 1997 – Janathipathyam
  65. 1996 – Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan
  66. 1996 – Indraprastham
  67. 1996 – Mahatma
  68. 1995 – Nirnnayam
  69. 1995 – Agnidevan
  70. 1995 – Chantha
  71. 1995 – Hijack .... Swami/Ravindra Varma
  72. 1995 – Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka .... Raju
  73. 1995 – The King
  74. 1994 – Pingami
  75. 1994 – Rudraksham
  76. 1994 – Ezhuthachan
  77. 1994 – Chief Minister K R Gouthami
  78. 1993 – Ekalavyan
  79. 1993 – Vietnam Colony
  80. 1993 – Gaandharvam
  81. 1993 – Ghoshayaathra.... Jamal
  82. 1993 – O Faby
  83. 1992 – Malootty
  84. 1992 – Police Dairy
  85. 1991 – Kilukkam
  86. 1991 – Thudarkadha .... Ravi Varma
  87. 1990 – Randaam Varavu .... DYSP Balu
  88. 1990 – Vyooham
  89. 1990 – Kelikottu
  90. 1990 – Shesham Screenil
  91. 1990 – Judgement
  92. 1990 – Marupuram
  93. 1990 – Brahmmarakshassu
  94. 1990 – Iyer The Great
  95. 1989 – Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
  96. 1989 – Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas
  97. 1989 – Jagratha
  98. 1989 – Naaduvazhikal
  99. 1989 – Nair Saab
  100. 1989 – Ramji Rao Speaking
  101. 1989 – Ulsavapittennu
  102. 1989 – Adhipan
  103. 1989 – Jeevitham Oru Raagam
  104. 1989 – Bhadrachitta..... Haridasan
  105. 1988 – Abkari
  106. 1988 – Dhinarathrangal
  107. 1988 – Aaranyakam
  108. 1988 – Oru Vivaada Vishayam
  109. 1988 – Onninu Purake Mattonnu .... Inspector Mohandas
  110. 1988 – Oozham
  111. 1988 – Vaishali
  112. 1988 – Mrithyunjayam .... Issac
  113. 1988 – Vida Parayaan Mathrem
  114. 1988 – Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi.... Simon Peter
  115. 1988 – Mattoru Pranaya Kadha
  116. 1988 – Innalayude Bhakki
  117. 1988 – Ormayil Ennum .... Suku
  118. 1987 – New Delhi
  119. 1987 – Naalkkavala
  120. 1987 – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam
  121. 1987 – Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal
  122. 1987 – Amritamgamaya
  123. 1987 – Vrutham .... Devadas
  124. 1987 – Aadhya Rathrikku Munbu
  125. 1987 – Adimakal Udamakal ..... Vijayan
  126. 1986 – Panchagni
  127. 1986 – Niramulla Raavukal.... Soman
  128. 1986 – Padayani
  129. 1986 – Oru Yuga Sandhya.... Balachandran
  130. 1985 – Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu
  131. 1985 – Kiraadam
  132. 1985 – Shatru .... Rajasekharan
  133. 1985 – Jwalanam
  134. 1984 – Vellam (Producer)
  135. 1984 – Aagraham
  136. 1983 – Ashtapadi
  137. 1983 – Naadam

Tamil[edit]

  1. 2013 – Chennaiyil Oru Naal (Tamil)
  2. 2012 – Murattu Kaalai (Tamil).... Superintendent of Police (S.P.)
  3. 2011 – Kanchana (Tamil).... Local MLA
  4. 2010 – Thairiyam (Tamil)
  5. 2010 – Guindy (Tamil)
  6. 2010 – Singa Raja (Tamil)
  7. 2010 – Malabar Mappillai (Tamil)
  8. 2009 – Thamizhagam (Tamil)
  9. 2008 – Aegan (Tamil).... Ram Prasad
  10. 2006 – Aacharya (Tamil)
  11. 2006 – Aadhi (Tamil)
  12. 2004 – Adithadi (Tamil)
  13. 2003 – Thittikudhey (Tamil)
  14. 2002 – April Mathathil (Tamil)
  15. 2002 – Punnagai Desam (Tamil)
  16. 2001 – Citizen (Tamil)
  17. 2001 – Rishi (Tamil)
  18. 2001 – Shahjahan (Tamil)
  19. 2000 – Vaanavil (Tamil)
  20. 2000 – Vaanathaipole (Tamil)
  21. 1999 – Manam Virumbudhe Unnai (Tamil)
  22. 1999 – Periyanna (Tamil)
  23. 1998 – Iniyavale (Tamil)
  24. 1995 – Baashha (Tamil)
  25. 1995 – Nandhavana Theru (Tamil)
  26. 1994 – Honest Raj (Tamil)

Telugu[edit]

  1. 2012 – Sarocharu (Telugu)
  2. 2012 – Dhamarukam (Telugu).... Vishwanath
  3. 2010 – Ye Maaya Chesave (Telugu).... Joseph thekekuttu
  4. 2010 – Varevva (Telugu)
  5. 2010 – Antima Teerpu (Telugu)
  6. 2009 – Mallika I Love You (Telugu)
  7. 2004 – Kushi Kushiga
  8. 2004 – Sundarangudu (Telugu)
  9. 2004 – Kaasi (Telugu)
  10. 2004 – Anandamanandamaye (Telugu)
  11. 2004 – Shivaram (Telugu)
  12. 2003 – Okariki Okaru (Telugu)
  13. 2002 – Mounamelanoi (Telugu)

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