Jagannathan (actor)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jagannathan
Jagannathan.jpg
Born 1938
Changanassery, Kerala, India
Died 8 December 2012(2012-12-08) (aged 74)
Poojappura, Kerala, India
Nationality India
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Saraswathi Amma
Children Rohini, Chandrasekharan

Jagannathan (1938 – 8 December 2012) was a noted Malayalam actor.

Biography[edit]

Jagannathan was born to Devakiyamma in Changanassery, Kerala, India in 1938.[1] He did his primary education from Thuravoor L.P School, Vaikom Government School. He got training from Rashtriya Anushasan Yojan at Rajasthan and won first rank in it. He worked as Instructor at L.D.S Training Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh for four years. He also worked as Physical Education Officer at Neyattinkara Government High School, St. Joseph's High School, Thiruvananthapuram, Poojappura Government High School and at Javahar Bal Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. He held posts as Government Welfare officer and Govenernment Sports Director Administrator.[2]

Movie Career[edit]

He was an active member of the Malayalam theatre scene along with G. Aravindan and Nedumudi Venu. He played the noted character of Aattappandaram in the play Avanavan Kadamba written by Kavalam Narayana Panicker and directed by Aravindan.[3] Jagannathan also directed four plays: Pathanam, Parivarthanam, Karadi and Vivahalochana.

Jagannathan's film debut was in Oridathu (1986), directed by Aravindan.[4] He acted in over 100 Malayalam films. Ardhanaari (2012) was his last film to be released before his death. Jagannathan also played roles in many television serials, including Kairalivilasam Lodge, which made him popular among Malayali households.

Death[edit]

Jagannathan died on 8 December 2012 at Poojappura in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[5]

Family[edit]

He is married to Saraswathi Amma. The couple have a daughter Rohini, and a son Chandrasekharan. Malayalam television serial director Sivamohan Thampi is his son-in-law.

Filmography[edit]

  1. Ardhanaari(2012)
  2. Patham Nilayile Theevandi(2009)
  3. Pakal Nakshathrangal(2008)
  4. Oru Pennum Randanum(2008)
  5. Mayookam(2005)
  6. Pattanathil Sundaran(2003) .... Gopalakrishnan Nair
  7. Punarjani(2003)
  8. Ente Hridayathinte Udama(2002)
  9. Kayyethum Doorathu(2002)
  10. Videsi Nair Swadesi Nair .... Fr. Idikkula
  11. Adheena(2002)
  12. Thenthulli(2001)
  13. Sravu(2001) .... Kochayyappan
  14. Jeevan Masai(2001).... Shasthrikal
  15. Stalin Sivadas (1999) .... Keshava Pilla
  16. Thachiledathu Chundan(1999) .... Raghavan Nair
  17. The Truth(1998)
  18. Kalyana Unnikal(1997)
  19. Thacholi Varghese Chekavar(1995)
  20. Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman (1995).... Sukumara Pillai
  21. Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu(1994)..... Venkiti
  22. Devasuram(1993) .... Poduval
  23. Pravachakan(1993)..... Chackochan
  24. Aayirappara(1993).... Chandrabhanu
  25. Soorya Gayathri(1992) .... Ramanathan
  26. Oru Pennum Randaanum(1992)
  27. Rajashilpi(1992)
  28. Kingini(1992)
  29. Soorya Chakram(1992)
  30. Kadalora Kattu (1991)..... Aouthakutty
  31. Aanaval Mothiram(1991).... Annie's Father
  32. Koodikazhcha(1991)..... Eenthapurayil Eenasu
  33. Thudarkadha(1991)..... Sankarankutty
  34. Souhrdam(1990).... Krishnan
  35. Vachanam(1990)
  36. Nale Ennundenkil(1990)
  37. Marupuram(1990)
  38. Kottayam Kunjachan(1990).... Mathayi
  39. Samrajyam(1990).... Lakshmi's Father
  40. Appu (1990).... Thamarakshan
  41. Mazhavilkavadi(1989) .... Ubaid
  42. Swagatham (1989)
  43. Artham(1989).... Bookshop Owner
  44. Utharam(1989)..... Subrahmaniam
  45. Chanakyan(1989)....Madhava Menon's Aide
  46. Dasharatham(1989) .... Sankaran Nair
  47. Dinarathragal(1988)
  48. Puravrutham(1988)
  49. Sruthi(1987).... Achuthan Marar
  50. Swathi Thirunal (film)(1987)
  51. Theetham (1986)
  52. Oridathu(1986)
  53. Hello My Dear Wrong Number (1986)

Awards[edit]

  • Kerala State Theatre Award for the second best actor (1985) - Aayiram Katham Akale[6]
  • Kerala State Award for the best supporting actor in a television serial (1999) - School Diary, Draupadi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "നടൻ ജഗന്നാഥൻ അന്തരിച്ചു". Malayala Manorama. 8 December 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "On Record with T.N.Gopakumar". asianetnews. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "നടൻ ജഗന്നാഥൻ അന്തരിച്ചു". Webdunia. 8 December 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jagannathan passes away". The New Indian Express. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Special Correspondent (9 December 2012). "Actor Jagannathan dead". National/Kerala. The Hindu. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "നടൻ ജഗന്നാഥൻ അന്തരിച്ചു". Madhyamam. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 

External links[edit]