Jagannatha Varma

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K. N. Jagannatha Varma
Born (1939-05-01)1 May 1939
Cherthala, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Police Officer ‍, Movie Actor, Kathakali Artist
Parents Kerala Varma Thampuran, Ambalika

K. N. Jagannatha Varma (born 1 May 1939) is an actor in Malayalam film and Television serial. He is also an accomplished Kathakali artist. His son Manu Varma also a recognized artist and his son-in-law Viji Thampi is a well-known film director.[1] He acted in a number of Malayalam movies performing stereotypical roles of a senior police officer, judge or a priest. Some of his noted roles were in movies New Delhi, Lelam and Pathram.

Varma joined the Kerala Police Force in 1963, before getting active in movies. He retired from Kerala Police as an S.P. (Superintendent of police).[2] Varma is an accomplished Kathakali artist, having mastered the art from Pallippuram Gopalan Nair Asan. His younger brother K. N. Surendranatha Varma, a retired college professor, is also a Kathakali artist.

Family[edit]

He is born to Kattunkal Kovilakam Kerala Varma Thampuran and Ambalika at Cherthala, Kerala. He has four siblings: Raveendranath, Malleenath, Surendranath and Prabhavathi. He had his primary education from Muriyanat School, Cherthala Boys high School, Sanadhana Darma College, Alappuzha and graduated from M.G. College with Zoology, Botany as Main subject.[3] He is married to Santha Varma. The couple have a son Manu Varma, who is an accomplished Television actor, and a daughter Priya. Famous Malayalam movie director Viji Thampi is his Son-in-law.[4]

Filmography[edit]

  1. Dolls (2013)
  2. Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala as Bishop
  3. Ashuravithu (2012)
  4. Happy Durbar (2011)
  5. Aakaasha Yathra (2010)
  6. Rhythm (2010)
  7. Red Chillies (2009)
  8. Pathaam Adhyaayam (2009)
  9. College Kumaran (2008) .... Judge
  10. Inspector Garud (2007) .... Police fficer
  11. Detective (2007)
  12. Aayurrekha (2007)... Nambiar
  13. Bada Dosth (2006) .... I.G.
  14. Ashwaaroodan (2006).... Mankoyyikkal Vasukuruppu
  15. Highway Police (2006).... Chandrasekharan Mashu
  16. Deepangal Sakshi (2005) .... M. K. Menon
  17. Udayam (2004)
  18. Mr. Brahmachari (2003)
  19. Soudaamini (2003)
  20. Nandanam (2002)
  21. Pakalppooram (2002)
  22. The Gift of God (2002)
  23. Njan Rajavu (2002)
  24. Praja (2001)....Mannel Mamachan
  25. Swargavaathil (2001)
  26. Naaranathu Thamburan (2001)
  27. Sraavu (2001)
  28. Laya Thaalangal (2001)
  29. Jeevan Masai (2001)
  30. Narashimham (2000)
  31. Unnimaaya (2000)
  32. Crime File (1999) .... Bishop Punnassery
  33. Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999) .... Priest
  34. Panchapandavar (1999) .... Thirumeni
  35. Pathram (1999) .... Pattathil Outhakkutty
  36. Udayapuram Sulthan (1999) .... Thirumangalathu Nampoothiri
  37. Vazhunnor (1999) .... Kuriakose
  38. Mailpeelikkavu (1998)
  39. Poothiruvathira Raavil (1998)
  40. Aaram Thamburan (1997) .... Cheriya achan
  41. Snehadooth(1997)
  42. Lelam (1997) .... Bishop
  43. Poomarathanalil (1997)
  44. Kathapurushan (1996) .... Kunjunni's Father
  45. The Prince (1996/II) .... Guru Murthy Shasthri
  46. Kaliveedu (1996) .... Menon
  47. Moonilonnu (1996) .... Nambyar
  48. Rajaputhran (1996) .... Chief Minister
  49. Sallapam (1996) .... Prabhakara Varma
  50. 19 April (1996)
  51. Kireedamillaatha Raajakkanmaar(1996).... Caltran Nicholas
  52. Raajaputhran (1996)
  53. Boxer(1995)....Madhavan Nair
  54. Chief Minister K R Gouthami (1994)
  55. Kambolam (1994) .... Narayana Iyyer
  56. Moonnilonnu (1994)
  57. Parinayam (1994)....Palakkunnam
  58. Bhaarya (1994)
  59. Aagneyam (1993)
  60. Devasuram (1993) .... Adiyodi
  61. Janam (1993) .... Fernandez
  62. Journalist (1993) .... Kaimal
  63. City Police (1993) ..... C.M. Vasudeva Panikar
  64. Vietnam Colony (1993) .... Company MD
  65. Pandu Pandoru Rajakumari (1992) .... Thampuran
  66. Sargam (1992) .... Maash
  67. Kunukkitta Kozhi (1992)
  68. Radhachakram (1992)
  69. Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam(1992)
  70. Mahaanagaram (1992)
  71. Kizhakkam Pathrose (1992)
  72. kingini (1992)
  73. Sooryachakram (1992)
  74. Thalastaanam (1992) .... College Principal
  75. Yodha (1992)
  76. Neelagiri (1991) .... Varma
  77. Advaitham (1991) .... Sreedharan
  78. Bhoomika (1991) .... Superindentent of Police
  79. Chanchattam (1991) .... Company M. D.
  80. Gaanamela (1991)
  81. Aanavaal Mothiram (1991)
  82. Nattuvishesham(1991)....Madhava Menon
  83. Nagarathil Samsara Vishayam (1991) .... Achutha Menon
  84. Souhrudam (1991)
  85. Chakravarthy (1991).... Augustine Joseph
  86. Venal Kinavukal (1991) .... Krishna Kurup
  87. Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu (1990) .... I. G.
  88. Kuttettan (1990) .... Narayanan
  89. Samrajyam (1990) .... K. M. Shah
  90. Mathilukal (1990)
  91. Midhya (1990) .... Krishna Kurup
  92. Kottayam Kunjachan (1990) .... B. Ramanatha Reddiar
  93. ??? (1990) .... Kurisinkal Kariyachan
  94. Naale Ennundenkil (1990)
  95. Maanmizhiyaal (1990)
  96. No:20 Madras mail (1990)
  97. Aanaval Mothiram (1990) .... Karthikeyan
  98. Arhatha (1990) .... C. K. Ramakrishnan
  99. Ee Kannikoodi (1990) .... Police Officer
  100. Kattukuthira (1990)
  101. Varthamankalam(1990).... Arundathi's Father
  102. Randam Varavu (1990) .... Judge
  103. Veena Meettiya Vilangukal (1990)
  104. Nammude Naadu (1990)
  105. Mrigaya (1989)
  106. Anagha (1989).... Raghavan Nair
  107. Nair Saab (1989)
  108. Kodungallur Bagavathi (1989)
  109. Kaalalpada (1989)
  110. Annakutty Kodambakkam Vilikkunnu(1989)... C V Chandran
  111. Antharjanam (1989)
  112. Jeevitham Oru Raagam (1989)
  113. Jagratha (1989) ... aka "CBI Diary Part II" - India (English title)
  114. Ardham (1989) .... Warrier
  115. Aksharathettu (1989)
  116. Adharvam (1989) .... Moothedan
  117. Naaduvazhikal (1989) .... Dy.S.P. Pavithran
  118. Mukthi (1988) .... Viswanathan Nair
  119. Thanthram (1988) .... Kurien Joseph
  120. Nineteen Twenty One (1988)
  121. Marikkunnilla njaan (1988)
  122. 1921 (1988)
  123. Ormayil Ennum (1988)
  124. Aalilakkuruvikal (1988)
  125. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988) .... S. P
  126. Dhinarathrangal (1988) .... Madhava Menon's Brother-in-law
  127. Aaranyakam (1988) .... Madhavan Nair
  128. New Delhi (1987) .... C. R. Panikkar
  129. Adimakal Udamakal (1987) .... R. K. Shenoy
  130. Achuvettante Veedu (1987) .... Varma
  131. Manja Manthrangal (1987)
  132. Vrutham (1987) .... Subrahmanya Iyer
  133. Naalkkavala (1987)
  134. Aalippazhangal (1987)
  135. Athinumappuram (1987)
  136. Ajantha (1987)
  137. Varshangal Poyathariyathe (1987)
  138. Kaiyethum Doorathu (1987) ..... Chandra Shekhara Kuruppu
  139. Aavanazhi (1986) .... Kumar
  140. Nandi Veendum Varika (1986)
  141. Sughamo Devi (1986) .... Devi's Father
  142. Nimishangal (1986).... Rajapadmanabhan Thampi
  143. Koodanayum Kattu (1986)
  144. Shobaraj (1986)
  145. Yuvajanotsavam (1986).... SP Dharmapalan
  146. Nakhakshathangal (1986)
  147. Karimpinpoovinakkare (1985) .... Advocate
  148. Ayanam (1985) .... Alice's Father
  149. Ee Sabdam Innathe Sabdam (1985) .... Police Officer
  150. Anu Bandham (1985) .... Bhaskaran's Father
  151. Vasantha Sena (1985)
  152. Idanilangal (1985)
  153. Oru Naal Innorunaal (1985)
  154. Avidatheppole Ivideyum (1985)
  155. Rangam (1985)
  156. Shree Krishnaparanthu (1984) .... Pappu
  157. Thirakal (1984)
  158. Ethirppukal (1984)
  159. Pavam Krooran(1984)
  160. Unaroo (1984)
  161. Krishna Guruvayoorappa(1984)....... Kunju Nair
  162. Oru Sumangaliyude Kadha (1984)
  163. Pallankuzhi (1983).... Karthavu
  164. Marakkillorikkalum (1983) .... Kesavan Nampoothiri
  165. Mortuary (1983/II) .... College Principal
  166. Rugma (1983) .... Narayana Menon
  167. Kelkatha Shabdam (1982) .... Babu's Father
  168. Sara Varsham (1982) .... Ramakrishnan Nair
  169. Kakka (1982)
  170. Amritha Geetham (1982)
  171. Raktham (1981) .... George
  172. Arayannam (1981)
  173. Swarna Pakshikal (1981)
  174. Asthamikkatha Pakalukal (1981) ..... Psychiatrist
  175. Chaakara (1980) .... Police Officer
  176. Prakrithi Manohari (1980) .... Achuthan Pilla
  177. Anthappuram (1980)
  178. Kannukal (1979) .... Menon
  179. Nakshathrangale Sakshi (1979)
  180. Aalmarattam (1978)
  181. Mattoly (1978)

Television[edit]

  • Manasi (Doordarshan)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actor dons a different role". The Hindu. 25 November 2005. Retrieved 21 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Mangalam-varika-4-Nov-2013". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "On Record with T.N. Gopakumar". asianetnews. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.mathrubhumi.com/movies/malayalam/399737/

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