Captain Raju

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Captain Raju
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Born (1950-06-27) 27 June 1950 (age 66)
Omallur, Pathanamthitta district
Occupation Actor, Army Officer (retd.)
Spouse(s) Prameela
Parent(s) K G Daniel, Annamma

Captain Raju is a Malayalam film actor. He has acted in more than 500 films in the languages of Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and English. He is best noted for his performance in character roles, and as a villain. Raju also appears in television serials and advertisements.

Personal life[edit]

He was born as second among seven children to K G Daniel and Annamma at Omallur, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala in 1950.[1] He has four sisters named Elizabeth, Saji, Sophy,Sudha and two brothers, George and Mohan. His both parents were teachers at Govt. UP School Omalloor.[2] He had his primary education from Govt. UP School Omalloor and NSS English Medium School, Omalloor. He was a volleyball player.[3] He pursued a degree in Zoology from Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta.[4][5] After graduation, Raju joined the Indian Army as an officer at the age of 21 and rose to the rank of a captain. He worked as marketing chief at Glucose and starch manufacturing company, Lakshmi Starch, at Mumbai after serving 5 years of Indian army and later he left the job to act in films.[6] While working at the company he started acting in amateur drama troupes like Prathiba theatres in Mumbai. He later moved to films. He made his directorial debut with the Malayalam film Etha Oru Snehagatha in 1997. His second film as director was Mr. Pavanayi 99.99 (2012) in which he reprised the role of Mr. Pavanayi, his character from 1987 Malayalam film Nadodikkattu.

He is married to Prameela, and has a son, Ravi.[7][8] He is a Christian by birth, but also respects other religions, and even visits the others' shrines.

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

English[edit]

Telugu[edit]

Tamil[edit]

Hindi[edit]

  • Kashmakash (2011)

Malayalam[edit]

  • Mumbai Police (2013)
  • Abhiyum Njanum (2013) .....Devanandan
  • Ezhamathe Varavu (2013) .... Chief Archaeologist
  • Mr. Pavanayi 99.99 (2012) .... Mr. Pavanayi
  • Theruvu Nakshatragal (2012)
  • China Town (2011) ....Vincent Gomez
  • Arjunan Sakshi (2011)
  • Yakshiyum Njanum (2010)
  • Sanmanasullavan Appukuttan (2009)
  • Pazhassi Raja (2009) .... Mancheriyil Unnimootha
  • Twenty:20 (2008)
  • Kovalam (2008)
  • Mayakazhcha(2008)...
  • Nasrani (2007) .... John
  • Goal (2007)
  • The Speed Track (2007) .... College Principal
  • Aanachandam (2006)
  • Thuruppu Gulan (2006)
  • Ashwaroodan (2006)....Vishwanathan
  • Red Salute (2006)
  • Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) .... Col. Panikkar
  • Vargam (2006) .... Aboobakar Haji
  • Boyy Friennd (2005) .... D J P
  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (2005)
  • Sathyam (2004) .... Police Officer
  • Wanted (2004/I) .... Police Officer
  • Kottaram Vaidyan (2004)
  • War & Love (2003) .... Brigadier Nair
  • Pattalam (2003) .... Colonel
  • Soudamini (2003)
  • C.I.D. Moosa (2003) .... Karunan Chanthakkavala
  • Thandavam (2002) .... DYSP Rajiv
  • Punyam (2002)
  • Swarna Medal (2002).... Ravi Varman
  • Puthooramputhri Unniyarcha(2002).... Kannappa Chekavar
  • Sharja To Sharja (2001) .... Kanaran Kappithan
  • Rakshasa Rajav (2001)
  • Bhadra (2001)
  • Sraavu (2001) .... Mohan Roy
  • Valliettan (2000) .... Ilias Mohammad
  • Snehapoorvam Anna (2000) .... Father of Lover boy
  • Aayiram Meni (1999) .... Unnithan
  • Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999) .... Chacko Tharakan
  • The Godman (1999)
  • Captain (1999) .... Ranger Jayadevan
  • My Dear Karadi (1999)
  • Stalin Sivadas (1999).... Narendran
  • Olymbian Antony Adam (1999)
  • Pranaya Nilavu (1999) .... Hajiyar
  • Thachiledathu Chundan (1999) .... Velupillai
  • Udayapuram Sulthan (1999) .... Abdul Rahman
  • Daya (1998)
  • Ilavamkodu Desam (1998) .... Udayavarmman
  • Mattupetti Machan (1998) .... Mattupetti Mahadevan
  • Sooryavanam (1998)
  • Itha Oru Snehagatha (1997)
  • Sankeerthanam Pole (1997)
  • Kalyana Sowgandhikam (1996) .... Neelakantan Vaidyar
  • Agni Devan (1995) .... Pareeth
  • Thakshashila (1995)
  • Special Squad (1995)
  • Puthukottyile Puthu Manavalan (1995) .... Madassery Thampi
  • Sankeerthanam (1994)
  • Gentleman Security (1994) .... Rajkumar
  • Kabuliwala (1994) .... Circus Owner
  • Uppukandam Brothers (1993)
  • Rajashilpi (1992)
  • Advaitham (1992) .... Pathrose
  • Kavacham (1992)
  • Mahaan (1992)
  • Ragam Anuragam (1991) .... A K Menon
  • Kankettu (1991) .... Peter Lal
  • Neelagiri (1991)
  • Chakravarthi (1991)....Ashwani Prasad
  • Kalamorukkam (1991)
  • Samrajyam (1990) .... Krishnadas
  • Appu (1990) .... Suresh
  • Arhatha (1990) .... Shekhu
  • Kadathanadan Ambadi (1990)
  • Nale Ennundekil (1990) .... Narendran
  • Enquiry (1990)
  • Nammude Naadu(1990).... SP Devarajan
  • No.20 Madras Mail (1990)
  • Saandhram (1990) .... Police Officer
  • Vyooham (1990) .... Khalid
  • Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989) .... Aringodar
  • Aazhikkoru Muthu (1989)
  • Kali Kariyamayi: Crime Branch (1989).... Balachandran
  • Agnipravesham (1989)
  • My Dear Rosy (1989)
  • Miss Pamela (1989)
  • Mahaaraajaavu (1989)
  • Mudra (1989)
  • Anagha (1989) .... Nalini's Father
  • Innale (1989) .... Circle Inspector of Police
  • August 1 (1988)
  • Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988) .... Dy SP Prabhakara Varma
  • Aranyakam (1988) .... Police Officer
  • Evidence (1988) ..... Damu
  • Chaaravalayam (1988).... Basheer
  • Vadagagunda (1988)
  • Innaleyude bakki (1988)
  • Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi (1988) .... Ramji
  • Adimakal Udamakal (1987) .... Sathyan
  • Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku (1987) .... C.K. Gupta
  • Amritamgamaya (1987) .... Suku
  • Nadodikkattu (1987) .... Mr. Pavanayi
  • Vrutham (1987) .... Victor
  • Neeyallengil Njan (1987) ...Balachandran
  • Aattakadha (1987)
  • Naalkkavala (1987)
  • Yaagagni (1987)
  • Theekkattu (1987) .... Basheer
  • Oru Sindoorapottinte Ormakku (1987)
  • Ee noottandile Maharogam (1987)
  • Ithrayum Kaalam (1987)
  • Ivare Sookshikkuka (1987)
  • Kalathinte Shabdham (1987) ... Devarajan
  • Aavanazhi (1986) .... Sathyaraj
  • Nimishangal (Yamam) (1986).... Khalid
  • Hello My Dear: Wrong Number (1986) .... Fernandez
  • Prathyekam Sradhikkukka (1986) ...Shukkoor
  • Karimpin Poovinakkare (1985) .... Pappan
  • Ee Sabdam Innathe Sabdam (1985) .... Gopinathan
  • Janakeeya Kodathi (1985) .... Ayyappan
  • Nayakan (1985) .... Rahim
  • Ezhu Muthal Onpathu Vare (1985)
  • Soundarya Pinakkam (1985)
  • Aazhi (1985)
  • Sammelanam(1985)....Basheer
  • Shantham Bheekaram (1985)
  • Kiraatham (1985)
  • Premalekhanam (1985) .... Babu
  • Shabadham (1984) .... Prasad
  • Unni Vanna Divasam (1984)
  • Pavam Krooran(1984)... Dasan
  • Thirakal (1984) .... Chandran
  • Minimol Vathikkanil (1984)
  • Oru Sumagaliyude Kadha (1984)...SI Vijayan
  • Koodu Thedunna Parava (1984)
  • Sapadham (1984)
  • Kurishuyudham (1984)...Magician D'souza/Lorence
  • Kadamattathachan (1984) ... Neeli's lover
  • Theere Pratheekshikkathe (1984) .... Mohan
  • Athirathram (1984) .... Rajesh
  • Changatham (1983) .... Prem
  • Ponthooval (1983)
  • Coolie(1983).... Vikraman
  • Asuran (1983)
  • Rathilayam (1983).... Appukuttan
  • Aana (1983)...Ranger Narendran
  • Nadi Muthal Nadi Vare (1983)
  • Passport (1983)
  • Iniyenkilum (1983) .... Prasad
  • Mortuary (1983) ..... Raju
  • Coolie (1983) .... Vikraman
  • John Jaffer Janardhanan (1982) .... Renji
  • Pooviriyum Pulari (1982)
  • Chilathivala (1982) ..... Aravindan
  • Thadakam (1982)
  • Raktham (1981)

As director[edit]

  • Mr. Pavanayi 99.99 (2012)
  • Itha Oru Snehagatha (1997)

Television serial[edit]

  • Crime Branch (Kairali TV)
  • Paliyathachan (Doordarshan)
  • pandavapada(Dooradarshan)
  • mahathmagandi colony(surya tv)
  • Airtel Challenge as Quiz master (Jeevan TV)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Omalloorile Onakazhchakal". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 9 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Life of Captain 1". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 9 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Life of Captain". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 9 September 2015. 
  4. ^ http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=11&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter=
  5. ^ http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=11&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter=
  6. ^ "സിനിമയിലെ ക്യാപ്റ്റന്‍". webdunia.com.
  7. ^ "മിസ്റ്റര്‍ പവനായി സ്‌പീക്കിങ്‌, Interview – Mathrubhumi Movies". mathrubhumi.com.
  8. ^ "ചെയര്മാന്റെ പിറന്നാള് സമ്മാനം". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 11 October 2015. 

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