Madhupal

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Madhupal at the 2008 Association of Malayalam Movie Artists meeting in Kochi

Madhupal is an Indian film actor, director, and screenwriter known for his work in Malayalam cinema. Madhupal made his acting debut through Kashmeeram in 1994 and directorial debut through Thalappavu (2008) which was about Naxal Varghese; it won several awards in 2008.[1]

Biography[edit]

Madhupal's association with cinema dates back to the time when he was a kid in Palakkad, his father was running a cinema theatre. He is a native of Calicut and took post graduation in commerce. He is a noted actor and short story writer in Malayalam. He has acted in more than 90 films in Malayalam, Tamil, English and Hindi including lead roles. His short stories have been translated to many other languages like English, Hindi, and Tamil. and it is published in various leading publishers like Mathrubhumi, Madhyamam, Bhashaposhini magazines. He started his career in films as an assistant director to the eminent film makers like Bharath Gopi, Rajiv Anchal.Madhupal assisted Rajeev Anchal in Butterflies Kashmeeram"GURU"(the film won National awards and the only entry to OSCAR from India in the year 1997),"MADE IN USA"(which had R. Madhavan in the lead), "NOTHING BUT LIFE"(English, shoot at Las Vegas)and the eminent actor Bharath Gopi in the film Yamanam( the film won National Award in 1991). He turned actor in Kashmeeram. It was a negative role and more of such roles came his way after that. He won the Critic's Award for Best Debutante actor for his role in the film Kashmeeram and the second best actor for his role of Hari in the series on MT Kathakal, called Kazhcha, telecast on Amritha TV. He assisted Jude Attipetty in the direction of Shararandal a 13-part serial, written by national award winning writer P. F. Mathews. He also wrote screenplay and dialogue for the Malayalam movie Bharatheeyam which was released in 1997. Films acted include Kashmeeram(1994), Soosanna, Agnisakshi, Guru, Made in USA, Rishivamsam, Vardhakyapuraanam, Ravanaprabhu, Twenty-Twenty, Freekick(Hindi), Nothing but Life (English), Oru naal Oru Kanavu (Tamil). His first directorial venture was for television (Akaasaththile Paravakal, telecasted on Kairali Channel) and got many awards[which?]. Thalappavu is his big screen directorial debut and the film has got Kerala State Best Debutante Director Award and various organisations awards. Madhupal has drawn more and more into the world of letters and published seven collections of short stories, Social activities[which?] also keep him occupied. He was engaged in several projects to help the tsunami affected, as he is also associated with Santhigiri Ashram, Thiruvananthapuram as Assistant General Convener Advisory Committee. He is a former Member of Kerala Chalachithra Academy (the organizers of IFFK), Member of Kerala Folklore Academy (Kerala state Govt. organization) and Kerala Children’s Film Society (Kerala state Govt. organization). His second film OZHIMURI (a document of separation) is selected for Indian Panorama 2012 and International Film Festival of Kerala 2012. Ozhimuri won Kerala State Second Best Movie Award.

Personal life[edit]

Madhupal is married to Rekha. He has 2 daughters Madhavi and Meenakshi.[2]

Awards and recognitions[edit]

  • Best Second film of the year 2012 Kerala State Government Film Award [ (Ozhimuri) ]
  • Best Film 2012 Pearl Award Quatar Kerala Film Producers Film Ozhimuri
  • Best Director award Jaihind Television 2012 film Ozhimuri
  • Best Director award Doordharsan Nirav award film Ozhimuri
  • Best Second Film Kerala Film Critics award 2012 of the movie Ozhimuri
  • Best Actor Special Jury National award Government of India to Lal film Ozhimuri
  • Director of Excellence award from Indonesia Film Festival 2013 film Ozhimuri
  • Best serial Award for Direction 2012 Kerala State Government {(Daivaththinu swantham Devootty)}
  • Best Debut Director 2008 Kerala State Government for the movie Thalappavu
  • Best Director 2008 Kerala Film Critics Award 2008 the movie Thalappavu
  • Best Director 2008 Sohan Antony Memorial Award 2008 the movie Thalappavu
  • Best Debut Director 2008 Jesy Foundation Award for the movie Thalappavu
  • Best Debut Director 2008 ALA Award for the movie Thalappavu
  • Best Director 2001 TV serial Aakaasaththile paravakal Kerala Film Critics Award
  • Best Director 2001 TV Serial Malayalam Television Viewers Association Award
  • Kairaly Atlas Saahithya Award 2006 for the story Velicham nizhanlinu velippedum(published in Bhaashaaposhini)

Filmography[edit]

As a Actor[edit]

  1. Memmories (2013) Dr.Sukumaran Nair
  2. Radio Jockey (2013)
  3. Tourist Home(2013).... Mammotty
  4. Aakasmikam (2012)
  5. Little Master (2012)
  6. Red Alert (2012)
  7. Marching Ahead (2013)
  8. Athe Mazha Athe Veyil (2011)
  9. Nakharam (2010)
  10. Kadaksham (2010)
  11. Aayirathil Oruvan (2009)
  12. Parayan Marannathu (2009)
  13. Twenty-Twenty (2008)Sekharankutty
  14. Kovalam (2008)....Ali Khan
  15. Nadhiya Kollappetta Raathri (2007)Dr.Ajayaghosh
  16. Manassinakkare (2007) Benny Kompanakkaattil
  17. Sooryan(2007) Divakaran
  18. Paradeshi(2007) Adv.Pradeep
  19. Detective (2007) Jose
  20. Vaasthavam (2006) Joseph
  21. Chess (2006) Adv. Mathews
  22. Lion (2006)
  23. Prajapathi (2006)
  24. Pathaka(2006).... Pratheesh Nambiar
  25. Eakantham(2006)....Vishwanathan
  26. Lessons (2005) Father
  27. Five Fingers (2005)
  28. Oru Naal Oru Kanavu (2005) Sekhar
  29. Made In USA (2005)
  30. Deepangal Sakshi (2005)
  31. Isra (2005)... Balu
  32. Nothing But Life (2004) Johny
  33. Wanted (2004)
  34. Thalamelam(2004)
  35. Maratha Naadu(2004).... Majeed
  36. Manassinakkare (2003) Benny
  37. Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu (2003) Suresh
  38. Ammakilikkoodu (2003)
  39. Saphalam (2003)
  40. Achante Kochumolku (2003)... Chandu
  41. Margam (2003)
  42. Stop Violence (2002) Antony
  43. Chirikkudukka (2002) Nandakumar
  44. Kanmashi (2002)
  45. Desam (2002).... Vijayakrishnan
  46. Kanal Kireedam (2002)
  47. Kayamkulam Kanaran (2002)
  48. Ravanaprabhu (2001) Hari Narayanan
  49. Nalacharitham Nalam Divasam (2001)
  50. Chandanamarangal (2001)
  51. Goa (2001) .... Simon
  52. Dada Sahib (2000) Ravi
  53. Mark Antony (2000
  54. Susanna (2000)... Rameshan
  55. Pilots (2000)
  56. Mr Butler (2000)
  57. Ival Dhroupathi (2000) Ameer Khan
  58. Aakasha Ganga (1999) (Uncredited)
  59. Agni Sakshi (1999)
  60. Deepasthambham Mahaschyaram (1999)
  61. Captain (1999) .... David
  62. Rishivamsham (1999)
  63. Stalin Sivadas (1999) .... Sukumaran
  64. Pallavoor Devanarayanan(1999)
  65. Samantharangal (1998)
  66. Sooryavanam (1998)
  67. Mailpeelikkavu (1998)
  68. Guru (1997)
  69. Asuravamsam (1997)
  70. Kilukil Pambaram(1997)
  71. Saphalam(1997).... Antony
  72. Snehadoothu (1997).... Mahendran
  73. Excuse Me Ethu Collegila (1996)
  74. Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran (1996)
  75. Ammuvinte Aangalamar (1996)
  76. Kaathil Oru Kinnaram (1996) .... Ajith
  77. Mayoora Nritham (1996)
  78. Kanchanam (1996)
  79. Ishtamanu Nooruvattom (1996)
  80. Mr. Clean (1996) Harikrishnan
  81. Oru Abihibhashakante Case Diary (1995) Reji
  82. Sadaram (1995) Nazar
  83. Sreeragam (1995)
  84. Thacholi Varghese Chekavar (1995) Venu
  85. Manthrikam (1995)
  86. Arabia (1995)
  87. Ezharakoottam(1995)
  88. Vardhakya Puranam (1994) Vysaakhan
  89. Kashmeeram (1994)

As a director[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Notes
2008 Thalappavu Malayalam Prithviraj, Lal, Atul Kulkarni, Maniyanpilla Raju, Dhanya Mary Varghese Kerala State Film Award for Best Debutant Director

Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Film
Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Director
Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Script writer
Amateur Little Theatre Award for Best Debutant Director
Sohan Antony Memorial Film Award for Best Director
Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor-(Lal) ,

2012 Ozhimuri Malayalam Lal, Asif Ali, Bhavana, Shweta Menon, Mallika Madhupal invited 65 fresh faces in the age group of 10-70 years for this movie

Selected for Indian Panorama 2012
43rd International film Festival of India Goa 2012
17th International Film Festival of Kerala 2012
1st Kochi International Film Festial 2012
Asiavision Movie Award 2012
Kerala State Government Film Award Second Best Film Award 2012
Kerala Film Producers Association -Pearl Award 2013 Best Film and Best Actor
Director of Excellence from Indonesia film festival 2013

Jaihind Television film Award 2013 Best Director
DadaSahab Phalke Janambhumi Purasakar Note worthy film 6th Nashik International Film Festival 2014 Ozhimuri

Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Director

Published works[edit]

  • Ee Jeevitham Jeevichu Theerkkunnathu
  • Hebrewil Oru Premalekhanam
  • Jainimettile Pashukkal (co-authored with Joseph Marien)
  • Pranayinikalude Uthyaanavum Kumbasaarakoodum
  • Kadal Oru Nathiyude Kathhayaanu
  • Madhupaalinte Kathhakal (2010, Published by Mathrubhumi Books)
  • Facebook (Novel) 2012 Published by Mathrubhumi Books

Other Works[edit]

He is presently judging popular reality show YUVATHARAM which is telecasting in Jaihind TV.

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