Karamana Janardanan Nair

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Karamana Janardanan Nair
Karamana Janardanan Nair.jpg
Born (1936-07-25)25 July 1936
Died 24 April 2000(2000-04-24) (aged 63)
Other names Karamana
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Jaya J Nair[1]
Children Sunil, Sudheer & Sujay.
Parents Karamana Kunjuveettil Ramaswami Iyyer, Bhargaviyamma[2]

Karamana Janardanan Nair (25 July 1936 – 24 April 2000) was one of the most famous Malayalam film actors during the 80s and 90s.[3] He won wide acclaim especially for the role of the protagonist in Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Elippathayam.[4] He is best remembered for his roles in Agnidevan (as Vasudeva Warrier) and in Sphadikam (as Fr. Ottaplakkan). His last role was as Fr. Paulose in the movie FIR.

Personal life[edit]

He was born to Karamana Kunjuveettil Ramaswami Iyyer and Bhargaviyamma. He was married to Jaya J Nair. The couple have three children Sunil, Sudheer & Sujay. His son, Sudheer Karamana, is also an actor.[5]

Filmography[edit]

  • Ente Priyappetta Muthuvinu (2000)
  • F.I.R.(1999) ... Fr. Paulose
  • The Truth(1998)
  • Pranayavarnagal(1998)
  • Raktha Sakshikal Sindabad(1998)
  • Kaliyoonjal(1997)
  • Janathipathyam (1997).... Kannan Menon
  • Kalyana Unnikal(1997).... Musakutty Musaliyar
  • Mahaathma(1996)
  • Agnidevan(1995).... Vasudeva Warrier
  • Spadikam(1995).... Fr. Ottaplakkan
  • Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka (1995).... Goda Varma
  • Commissioner(1994).... Justice Mahendran
  • Bharya(1994)
  • Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji (1994)
  • Bhagyavan(1994)..... Mulankattu Gurukkal
  • Sraadham(1994)
  • Moonnam Loka Pattalam(1994)
  • Varabhalam(1994)
  • Golanthara Vartha(1993)... Lekha's father
  • Ammayane Sathyam(1993).... Omanakuttan's Father
  • Janam(1993).... Ananthan
  • Oru Kochu Bhoomikilukkam(1992)
  • Adharam.... Abdullah
  • Cheppadi Vidya(1992)..... Thankappan
  • Nayam Vaykkthamaakkunnu(1991)
  • Kalamorukkam(1991)
  • Bhoomika(1991).... Memana Madhava Panikkar
  • Aanaval Mothiram(1991)
  • Kizhakkunarum Pakshi(1991).....Krishnan Namboothiri
  • Parallel College(1991)
  • His Highness Abdulla(1990)..... Prabhakara Varma
  • Malayogam(1990).... Mathachan
  • Sasneham(1990)..... Thamarassery Kuriachan
  • Kalikkalam(1990)..... Public Prosecutor
  • Mathilukal(1990)
  • Mudra(1989).... Pathrose
  • Utharam(1989)..... Fr. Kunnathoor
  • Mazhavilkavadi(1989)..... Nanukuttan
  • Dasharatham(1989).... Pillai
  • Padippura(1989)
  • Artham(1989).... John Zachariah
  • Adhipan(1989)
  • Ormayil Oru Maninaadam(1988)
  • Vellanakalude Nadu(1988)..... Radhakrishnan Nair
  • Mattoral(1988)
  • Ponmuttayidunna Thaaraavu(1988) ... Hajjiyar
  • Ambalakkara Panjayathu(1988)
  • Dhwani(1988).... Kuttisankaran
  • Dinarathrangal(1988).... Sankarath Madhava Menon
  • Pattanapravesham(1988)... Padmanabhan Thampi
  • Swargam(1987)
  • Itha Samayamayi(1987)
  • January Oru Orma(1987).... Ponnayyan
  • Amritha Gamaya(1987).... Medical College Professor
  • Icecream(1986)
  • Meenamasathile Sooryan (1986).... Janmi
  • Ozhivukaalam (1985)
  • Thinkalazha nalla divasam (1985)..... Narayanankutty
  • Avidathe Pole Ivideyum (1985)
  • Puli Varunne Puli (1985).... Commissioner
  • Oru Naal Innoru Naal (1985)
  • Mukhamukham (1984)
  • Arorumariyathe (1984)...... Rama Varma
  • Ariyatha Veethikal(1984).... Bhaskaran
  • Aduthaduthu(1984).... Ayyappan
  • Elippathayam(1981).... Unni
  • Swayamvaram (1972) ... Thommachan

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