Prem Prakash

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Prem Prakash
Born 19 July 1943 (1943-07-19) (age 70)[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1970-present
Spouse(s) Daisy Luke
Children Bobby
Sanjay
Thankam
Parents K.J.Joseph, Eliyamma Joseph
Relatives Jose Prakash ( Brother )

Prem Prakash is an Indian actor and producer in Malayalam movies.[2] He is a talented actor mainly supporting roles as well as character roles. He has produced more than 10 Malayalam movies. He is currently serving as the treasurer of Kerala Film Producers Association.[3]

Personal Life[edit]

Prem is born to K.J.Joseph and Eliyamma Joseph at Kochi, Kerala. He is the younger brother of Veteren actor Jose Prakash.[4]He is married to Daisy Luke who is a retired English professor from BCM College Kottayam.They have a daughter Thankam & two sons.Malayalam movie screenwriter duo Bobby-Sanjay. He also produced and acted in few notable TV serials. His first love had been singing and he entered the movie industry as a playback singer in a 1968 movie Kaarthika.

Career[edit]

He was educated in Col. Brown Cambridge School, Dehra Dun and CMS College Kottayam.[5] He made his acting debut in the movie Ara Nazhika Neram in 1970. He produced his first film Peruvazhiyambalam in 1979. It was the film that really launched the career of writer-director P. Padmarajan and also introduced actor Ashokan for the first time. That film was received well and he went on to make 17 more films, of which films like Koodevide, Akashadoothu, Johnnie Walker, Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum and Ayalum Njanum Thammil firmly established him as a successful producer. He is also credited with introducing popular actors Rashin Rahman, Biju Menon, N F Varghese, Jyothirmayi, Achankunju,lyricist Gireesh Puthenchery,music director A J Jospeh and director Jude Attipetty.

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Padmarajan Memorial Award
  • 2013 Chalachitra Prathiba[7]
Kerala State Television Awards
  • 2001 Best Actor - Avasthantharangal
  • 2004 Best Actor - Avicharitham
  • 2004 Best Tele Serial - Avicharitham
  • 2009 Best Tele Serial - Aagneyam (Tele Serial)

Filmography[edit]

As an actor[edit]

As a Producer[edit]

  • Ayaalum Njaanum Thammil (2012)
  • Sankaranum Mohananum (2011)
  • Ente Veedu Appoontem (2003)
  • Njangal Santhushtaranu (1999)
  • Meenathil Thalikettu (1998)
  • Nee Varuvolam (1997)
  • Dilliwala Rajakumaran (1996)
  • Highway (1995)
  • Puthran (1994)
  • Aakaasha Doothu (1993)
  • Johnie Walker (1992)
  • Orukkam (1990)
  • Ea Kaikalil (1986)
  • Kunjaattakkilikal (1986)
  • Ente Kaanakkuyil (1985)
  • Parannu Parannu Parannu (1984)
  • Koodevide (1983)
  • Peruvazhiyambalam (1979)

As Playback Singer[edit]

  • Kaarthika Nakshathrathe ... Kaarthika (1968)

Television career[edit]

As an Actor[edit]

  • Avasthantharangal
  • Avicharitham
  • Swapnam
  • Roses in December
  • Streetvam
  • Ariyathe
  • Mandaram
  • Oru Mandarappoovu
  • Manaporutham
  • Amma Manassu
  • Oru Penninte Katha
  • Aakaashadoothu
  • Sandhyaraagam
  • Avalude Katha

As a Producer[edit]

  • Avasthantharangal
  • Avicharitham
  • Aagneyam

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