Captain Raju

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Captain Raju
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Born Omallur
Occupation Actor, Army Officer (retd.)
Spouse(s) Prameela
Children Ravi
Parent(s) K G Daniel, Annamma

Captain Raju is a Malayalam film actor. He was born at Omallur in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. After graduating with a degree in Zoology, Raju joined the Indian Army as an officer at the age of 21 and rose to the rank of a captain. He started acting in films after leaving the army.[1] 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. 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. Raju also appears in television serials and advertisements.

Personal life[edit]

He was born to K G Daniel and Annamma at Omallur, Kerala in 1950. he has three sisters and two brothers. He had his primary education from Govt. UP School Omalloor and NSS English Medium School, Omalloor. He pursued a degree in Zoology from Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta.[2] While working as army officer at mumbai he started acting in amateur dramas. He later moved to films.[3]

He is married to Prameela, and has a son, Ravi.[4]

Filmography[edit]

As actor[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
  • Cotton Mary (1999) .... Inspector Ramiji Raj
  • 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "സിനിമയിലെ ക്യാപ്റ്റന്‍". webdunia.com.
  2. ^ http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=11&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter=
  3. ^ http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=11&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter=
  4. ^ "മിസ്റ്റര്‍ പവനായി സ്‌പീക്കിങ്‌, Interview – Mathrubhumi Movies". mathrubhumi.com.

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