Devan (actor)

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Devan
Born (1952-01-08) 8 January 1952 (age 64)
Thrissur, Kerala, India
Occupation Actor, politician
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Suma
Children Lakshmi
Parent(s) Sreenivasan, Lalitha

Devan (born 8 January 1952) is an Indian film actor and politician. He started his film career as the producer of the technically brilliant, but box-office flop movie Vellam and then opted to become an actor. Devan is known for his handling of serious roles, though he started his career with supporting roles. Devan was promoted as Hero in late 1980s with films like Oozham, Aaranyakam, Simon Peter, Ninakku Vendi and Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, but most of those were failures. He is also the leader of the Kerala People's Party, a political party in the Indian state of Kerala. Devan has acted in many Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu movies. His notable movies like Ekalavyan, Baasha, and Indraprasdham are still very popular. He has also acted in TV serials.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He was born in a prominent family on 8 January 1952 at Thrissur. His father Sreenivasan was a public prosecutor and his mother Lalitha, a housewife . Shobha, Sheela and Sureshbabu are his siblings. He had his primary education from Govt Model Boys Higher Secondary School,Thrissur.[2] He obtained BSc. degree from St. Thomas College, Thrissur and holds Masters in Business Administration. His family has a rich kalari lineage his tharavad is of Aristocratic genre. The famous Malayalam movie director Ramu Kariat is his uncle from maternal side.[3] He is married to Ramu Kariat's daughter Suma. The couple has a daughter Lakshmi.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  1. 2016 - Plus Or Minus
  2. 2015 - Rasam
  3. 2015 - Rudrasimhasanam
  4. 2015 - Samrajyam II : Son of Alexander
  5. 2015 - Namasthe Bali Island
  6. 2015 – Female Unnikrishnan
  7. 2015 – Raag Rangeela
  8. 2015 – Wonderful Journey
  9. 2014 – Mr. Fraud
  10. 2014 - Asha Black
  11. 2014 - Avatharam
  12. 2014 - Solar Swapnam
  13. 2014 - Uthara Chemmeen
  14. 2014 - Oru New Generation Pani
  15. 2014 - Gamer
  16. 2014 - Dial 1091
  17. 2014 - Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil
  18. 2014 - Mammiyude Swantham Achoos
  19. 2014 – How Old Are You
  20. 2014 – Mannar Mathai Speaking 2
  21. 2014 - Law Point
  22. 2013 – Breaking News Live
  23. 2013 – Blackberry..... Minister Ramachandran
  24. 2013 - Manikya Thampurattiyum Christmas Carolum
  25. 2013 - Pakaram
  26. 2013 - Red Rain
  27. 2013 - Aan Piranna Veedu
  28. 2013 – Immanuel ....
  29. 2013 – Weeping Boy.... Jail superintendent
  30. 2012 – Simhasanam
  31. 2012 – The King and The Commissioner
  32. 2012 – Grand Master.... ADGP
  33. 2012 – Yakshi Faithfully Yours.... Appan thampuran
  34. 2012 – Namukku Paarkkan.... Isaac
  35. 2012 – Doctor Innocent Aanu.... Dr. James
  36. 2012 – Aakasmikam
  37. 2012 – Yaathrakkoduvil.... David
  38. 2011 – Veeraputhran.... Adv. Krishnan
  39. 2011 – Janapriyan
  40. 2011 – Ithu Nammude Katha
  41. 2011 – Mohabbath.... Firoz
  42. 2011 – Christian Brothers.... Sudhakaran
  43. 2011 – Maanikkyakkallu
  44. 2011 – Film Star.... Thamban
  45. 2011 – Manushya Mrugam.... Kochu pulose
  46. 2011 – Avan
  47. 2010 – Drona
  48. 2010 – Arayan
  49. 2010 – Naale
  50. 2010 – Kasba
  51. 2010 – Nanthuni
  52. 2010 – Kaanakazchakal
  53. 2010 – 24 Hours.... Vikramaditya varma
  54. 2010 – Nizhal
  55. 2010 – Koottukar.... Krishnan nair
  56. 2010 – Yugapurushan
  57. 2009 – Black Dalia.... Raveendren
  58. 2009 – Pazhassi Raja.... Kunnavath nambiar
  59. 2009 – Nizhal
  60. 2009 – Banaras ...Balakrishnan Nair
  61. 2009 – Pathaam Adyaayam
  62. 2009 – The Trigger
  63. 2009 – Ivar Vivahitharayal
  64. 2009 – Gulumal: The Escape.... Emir Harish Rahman
  65. 2009 – IG
  66. 2009 – My Big Father.... Colonel Varghese
  67. 2008 – Novel
  68. 2008 – Parunthu
  69. 2008 – Bullet
  70. 2007 – 4 July
  71. 2007 – Nasrani
  72. 2007 – Mauryan
  73. 2007 – Detective
  74. 2007 – Novel
  75. 2007 – Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal .... Ashok
  76. 2006 – Thuruppugulan
  77. 2006 – Vargam (Malayalam)
  78. 2006 – Balram Vs Tara Das
  79. 2006 – Bada Dosth ... Minister K.D
  80. 2006 – Narakaasuran
  81. 2006 – Red Salute
  82. 2006 – Highway Police .... DSP Somanathan
  83. 2006 – Pathaka..... Rajan Nadar
  84. 2005 – Finger Print
  85. 2005 – December .... Issac
  86. 2004 – Udayam
  87. 2004 – Ennittum.... Chandu
  88. 2004 – Nirappakittu
  89. 2004 – Priyam Priyankaram
  90. 2003 – Kanmashi
  91. 2003 – Mr. Brahmachari
  92. 2002 – India Gate
  93. 2002 – Akhila .... Balan
  94. 2002 – Desam ... Unni
  95. 2002 – Niramulla Swapnagal
  96. 2002 – Vaanibham
  97. 2002 – Puthooram Puthri Unniyarcha .... Chandu
  98. 2002 – Kanmashi
  99. 2002 – Kaalachakram
  100. 2002 – Khakhi Nakshatram .... George
  101. 2001 – Jwalanam
  102. 2001 – Jwalanam
  103. 2001 – Achaneyanenikkishtam
  104. 2001 – Goa .... Sam Alex
  105. 2001 – Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam
  106. 2001 – Sathyameva Jayathe
  107. 2001 – Sraavu .... Captain Napolean
  108. 2001 – Praja
  109. 2001 – Ee Raavil
  110. 2001 – Nee Enikkayi Mathrem
  111. 2001 – Onnam Raagam
  112. 2001 – Akaashathile Paravakal .... Karunan
  113. 2000 – Summer Palace
  114. 2000 – Priyam
  115. 2000 – F.I.R
  116. 2000 - The Warrant...Mohan Gandhi Raman
  117. 2000 – Sradha
  118. 2000 – Rapid Action Force
  119. 2000 – India Gate.... Vishwanadhan
  120. 2000 – Nisheedhini
  121. 2000 – Indriyam
  122. 2000 – Millenium Stars
  123. 2000 – Arayannegalude Veedu
  124. 1999 – Niram
  125. 1999 – Jananayakan....Sathyapalan
  126. 1999 – Captain .... John Samuel
  127. 1999 – Pallavur Devanarayanan
  128. 1998 – Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
  129. 1998 – Chitrashalabham
  130. 1998 – Sooryaputhran
  131. 1998 – Harthaal
  132. 1997 – Bhoopathi
  133. 1997 – Gangothri
  134. 1997 – Poomarathanalil.... Narendran
  135. 1997 – Janathipathyam
  136. 1996 – Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan
  137. 1996 – Indraprastham
  138. 1996 – Mahatma
  139. 1995 – Nirnnayam
  140. 1995 – Agnidevan
  141. 1995 – Chantha
  142. 1995 – Hijack .... Swami/Ravindra Varma
  143. 1995 – Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka .... Raju
  144. 1995 – The King
  145. 1994 – Pingami
  146. 1994 – Rudraksham
  147. 1994 – Ezhuthachan
  148. 1994 – Chief Minister K R Gouthami
  149. 1993 – Ekalavyan
  150. 1993 – Vietnam Colony
  151. 1993 – Gaandharvam
  152. 1993 – Ghoshayaathra.... Jamal
  153. 1993 – O Faby
  154. 1992 – Malootty
  155. 1992 – Police Dairy
  156. 1991 – Kilukkam
  157. 1991 – Thudarkadha .... Ravi Varma
  158. 1990 – Randaam Varavu .... DYSP Balu
  159. 1990 – Vyooham
  160. 1990 – Kelikottu
  161. 1990 – Shesham Screenil
  162. 1990 – Judgement
  163. 1990 – Marupuram
  164. 1990 – Brahmmarakshassu
  165. 1990 – Iyer The Great
  166. 1989 – Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
  167. 1989 – Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas
  168. 1989 – Jagratha
  169. 1989 – Naaduvazhikal
  170. 1989 – Nair Saab
  171. 1989 – Ramji Rao Speaking
  172. 1989 – Ulsavapittennu
  173. 1989 – Adhipan
  174. 1989 – Jeevitham Oru Raagam
  175. 1989 – Bhadrachitta..... Haridasan
  176. 1988 – Abkari
  177. 1988 – Dhinarathrangal
  178. 1988 – Aaranyakam
  179. 1988 – Oru Vivaada Vishayam
  180. 1988 – Onninu Purake Mattonnu .... Inspector Mohandas
  181. 1988 – Oozham
  182. 1988 – Vaishali
  183. 1988 – Mrithyunjayam .... Issac
  184. 1988 – Vida Parayaan Mathrem
  185. 1988 – Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi.... Simon Peter
  186. 1988 – Mattoru Pranaya Kadha
  187. 1988 – Innalayude Bhakki
  188. 1988 – Ormayil Ennum .... Suku
  189. 1987 – New Delhi
  190. 1987 – Naalkkavala
  191. 1987 – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam
  192. 1987 – Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal
  193. 1987 – Amritamgamaya
  194. 1987 – Vrutham .... Devadas
  195. 1987 – Aadhya Rathrikku Munbu
  196. 1987 – Adimakal Udamakal ..... Vijayan
  197. 1986 – Panchagni
  198. 1986 – Niramulla Raavukal.... Soman
  199. 1986 – Padayani
  200. 1986 – Oru Yuga Sandhya.... Balachandran
  201. 1985 – Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu
  202. 1985 – Kiraatham .... Artist
  203. 1985 – Shatru .... Rajasekharan
  204. 1985 – Jwalanam
  205. 1984 – Vellam (Producer)
  206. 1984 – Aagraham
  207. 1983 – Ashtapadi
  208. 1983 – Naadam

Tamil[edit]

  1. 2014 - Nee Naan Nizhal
  2. 2013 – Masani
  3. 2013 – Chennaiyil Oru Naal
  4. 2012 – Murattu Kaalai .... Superintendent of Police (S.P.)
  5. 2011 – Kanchana .... Local MLA
  6. 2010 – Thairiyam
  7. 2010 – Guindy
  8. 2008 – Aegan .... Ram Prasad
  9. 2006 – Aacharya
  10. 2006 – Vathiyar
  11. 2006 – Aadhi
  12. 2005 – Sivakasi
  13. 2004 – Adi Thadi
  14. 2004 – Jai
  15. 2003 – Thithikudhe
  16. 2002 – April Maadhathil
  17. 2002 – Rojakootam
  18. 2002 – Raja
  19. 2002 – Punnagai Desam
  20. 2002 – Maaran
  21. 2001 – Shahjahan
  22. 2001 – Citizen
  23. 2001 – Rishi
  24. 2000 – Vaanavil
  25. 2000 – Vaanathaippola
  26. 2000 – Ennamma Kannu
  27. 1999 – Time
  28. 1999 – Manam Virumbuthe Unnai
  29. 1999 – Nenjinile
  30. 1999 – Periyanna
  31. 1999 – Rajasthan
  32. 1999 – En Swasa Kaatre
  33. 1998 – Iniyavale
  34. 1997 – Ullaasam
  35. 1997 – Mannava
  36. 1997 – Thadayam
  37. 1995 – Ragasiya Police
  38. 1995 – Nandhavana Theru
  39. 1995 – Baashha
  40. 1994 – Honest Raj
  41. 1994 – Captain
  42. 1994 – Jai Hind
  43. 1993 – Prathap
  44. 1991 – Puthiya Swarangal .... (Unreleased)

Telugu[edit]

  1. 2015 - Soukhyam
  2. 2012 - Sarocharu
  3. 2012 - Dhamarukam as Vishwanath
  4. 2010 - Ye Maaya Chesave as Joseph Thekekuttu
  5. 2010 - Vareva
  6. 2007 - Desamuduru as Narayan Patwari
  7. 2004 - Kushi Kushiga
  8. 2004 - Kaasi
  9. 2004 - Anandamanandamaye
  10. 2004 - Shivaram
  11. 2003 - Okariki Okaru
  12. 2002 - Mounamelanoyi
  13. 1997 - Pellichesukundam
  14. 1997 - Subhakankshalu as Balaramaiah
  15. 1993 - Aashayam as Reddappa
  16. 1992 - Dharma Kshetram as Pandu

Television serials[edit]

  • Swami Ayyapan Sharanam (Asianet)
  • Sree Padmanabham (Amrita TV)
  • Orma (Asianet)
  • Kudumbini (Asianet)
  • Indraneelam(asianet)
  • Daya (Kairali TV)
  • Kalasam

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References[edit]

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