V. K. Prakash

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V. K. Prakash
Born (1960-05-12) May 12, 1960 (age 54)[1]
Maharastra
Other names VKP
Occupation Filmmaker
Years active 2000 - present

V. K. Prakash is an Indian director who has worked on films, music videos, and commercials.[2] He has worked on Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and Hindi films. Although he is mainly active in Malayalam cinema. Currently based in Bangalore, he runs his own ad film production company called Trendz. He studied in the School of Drama before commencing his career in the ad film industry.[3] V. K. Prakash's first film Punaradhivasam bagged the awards for National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam, Kerala State Film Award for Best Debut Director and Kerala State Film Award for Best Story.[4]

Family[edit]

He is married to Sajitha. The couple have a daughter Kavya.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Name Year of release Language Cast Script Notes
Punaradhivasam 2000 Malayalam Manoj K. Jayan, Nandita Das, Lalu Alex, Praveena P. Balachandran Winner :- National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam

Winner :- Kerala State Film Award for Best Debut Director
Winner :- Kerala State Film Award for Best Story

Mullavalliyum Thenmavum 2003 Malayalam Kunchacko Boban, Chaya Singh, Lalu Alex Vindhyan
Freaky Chakra 2003 Hindi Deepti Naval, Ranvir Shorey, Sachin Khedekar Ziba Bhagwagar, Roohi Dixit
Police 2005 Malayalam Prithviraj, Indrajith, Bhavana, Chaya Singh P. Balachandran, Shyam Krishna Sarann
Moonnamathoral 2006 Malayalam Jayaram, Samvrutha Sunil, Jyothirmayi, Vineeth, Sherin Rajesh Jayaraman The movie is noted for being the first high-definition (HD) cinema to be digitally distributed to theatres via satellite in Malayalam
Positive 2008 Malayalam Jayasurya, Ananya, Manikuttan,Skanda, Ramesh Pisharody,vani S. N. Swamy
Phir Kabhi 2009 Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Dimple Kapadia
Kavya's Diary 2009 Telugu Indrajith, Manjula Ghattamaneni, Charmi Indira Productions Creative Unit
Gulumal: The Escape 2009 Malayalam Kunchacko Boban, Jayasurya, Mithra Kurian Y. V. Rajesh
Aidondla Aidu 2010 Kannada Harish Raj, Dileep Raj, Nithya Menen, Devaraj, Padmapriya, Shruti Jayaprakash Kulloor
Three Kings 2011 Malayalam Indrajith, Kunchacko Boban, Jayasurya, Ann Augustine, Samvrutha Sunil, Kadhal Sandhya Y. V. Rajesh
Beautiful 2011 Malayalam Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Meghna Raj Anoop Menon
Karmayogi 2012 Malayalam Indrajith, Nithya Menen Belram Mattannoor
Trivandrum Lodge 2012 Malayalam Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Honey Rose Anoop Menon
Poppins 2012 Malayalam Indrajith, Kunchacko Boban, Jayasurya, Nithya Menen, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Meghna Raj, Padmapriya, Siddique, Ann Augustine, Mythili Jayaprakash Kulloor
Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla 2013 Malayalam Fahadh Faasil, Kamalinee Mukherjee Shankar Ramakrishnan
Thank You 2013 Malayalam Jayasurya,Sethu, Honey Rose Arun Lal
Silence 2013 Malayalam Mammootty, Pallavi Purohit, Anoop Menon Y. V. Rajesh[6]
Mazhaneerthullikal 2013 Malayalam Meera Jasmine, Narein K.V. Mohankumar Filming
Shutter 2014 Marathi Sachin Khedekar, Sonalee Kulkarni Manish Korde Filming

Casting[edit]

VKP is noted for his particular association with certain actors or using the actors in more of his directorial ventures.[7]

Films Kunchacko Boban Jayasurya Indrajith Ouseppachan (Music) Anoop menon Meghna Raj Ratheesh Vegha
Mullavalliyum Thenmavum NoN NoN NoN
Police NoN NoN
Moonnamathoral NoN
Positive NoN
Gulumal-The Escape NoN NoN
Three Kings NoN NoN NoN NoN
Karmayogi NoN NoN
Beautiful NoN NoN NoN NoN
Trivandrum Lodge NoN NoN
Poppins NoN NoN NoN NoN NoN
Thank You NoN
Mazhaneerthullikal NoN

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