V. M. Vinu

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V. M. Vinu
Born V. M. Vinu
(1958-11-30) November 30, 1958 (age 56)
Kozhikode, Kerala
Occupation film director
Years active 1986 – present

V. M Vinu is a well known Indian film director in Malayalam cinema. He is popularly known for directing Balettan.

Early life[edit]

V. M. Vinu was born in a middle-class family in Kozhikode, Kerala. Father, Vinayan Novelist & Dramatist.While studying in school Vinu acted in AIR Dramas like S.K.Pottekad's 'Oru Desathinte Katha' and M.Mukundan's 'Mayyazhi Puzhayude Theerangalil'. He completed his BA Degree course from Calicut University, then completed BTA from School of Drama (Calicut University) under Prof. G. Sankara Pillai. He had participated in many art and cultural activities while studying and won best actor and director award in school and college.

Personal Life[edit]

VM Vinu is married.The couple is having a son Varun and daughter Varsha who is currently pursuing her graduation in Providence Women's College.Varsha acted as Mammootty's elder daughter in Vesham.[1]


After college education,entered film field as assistant director and has worked as assistants to many famous directors before being an independent director.He worked as assistant director in 7 movies and associate director in 8 movies. Some of them are 'Ore thooval pakshigal' directed by Raveendran, 'Abhyam' directed by Shivan and 'Sooryamanasam', directed by Viji Thampi. After being independent he directed 13 films. He has many hits to his credits with super stars like Mamootty and Mohanlal.



  1. ^ http://www.mathrubhumi.com/movies/interview/28064/

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