Devan (actor)

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Devan
Born (1952-01-08) 8 January 1952 (age 66)
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 1985 Malayalam movie Vellam, but later took up acting after suffering a heavy loss from the film's failure at the box-office.[1] He is also the leader of the Kerala People's Party, a political party in the Indian state of Kerala.

Devan is known for his adept handling of serious roles, even though he started his career with supporting roles. He was cast as the lead-role in films like Oozham, Aaranyakam, Simon Peter, Ninakku Vendi and Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, although the movies did not obtain much success. His most notable movies, including Ekalavyan, Baasha, and Indraprasdham are still popular today. He has also acted in several TV series.[2]

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. He has three siblings Shobha, Sheela and Sureshbabu. He had his primary education at Government Model Higher Secondary School, Thrissur.[3] He obtained B.Sc. degree from St. Thomas College, Thrissur and also holds a 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.[4] He is married to Ramu Kariat's daughter Suma. The couple has a daughter, Lakshmi.[5]

Filmography[edit]

  1. 2018 - Koode
  2. 2018 - Aravindante Athidhikal
  3. 2018 - Hello Dubaikkaran
  4. 2017 - Vishwa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar
  5. 2017 - 1971 Beyond Borders
  6. 2016 - Ore Mukham
  7. 2016 - Pretham
  8. 2016 - Plus Or Minus
  9. 2015 - Rasam
  10. 2015 - Rudrasimhasanam
  11. 2015 - Samrajyam II : Son of Alexander
  12. 2015 - Namasthe Bali Island
  13. 2015 – Female Unnikrishnan
  14. 2015 – Raag Rangeela
  15. 2015 – Wonderful Journey
  16. 2014 – Mr. Fraud
  17. 2014 - Asha Black
  18. 2014 - Avatharam
  19. 2014 - Solar Swapnam
  20. 2014 - Uthara Chemmeen
  21. 2014 - Oru New Generation Pani
  22. 2014 - Gamer
  23. 2014 - Dial 1091
  24. 2014 - Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil
  25. 2014 - Mammiyude Swantham Achoos
  26. 2014 – How Old Are You
  27. 2014 – Mannar Mathai Speaking 2
  28. 2014 - Law Point
  29. 2013 - 3 G
  30. 2013 – Breaking News Live
  31. 2013 – Blackberry..... Minister Ramachandran
  32. 2013 - Manikya Thampurattiyum Christmas Carolum
  33. 2013 - Pakaram
  34. 2013 - Red Rain
  35. 2013 - Aan Piranna Veedu
  36. 2013 – Immanuel ....
  37. 2013 – Weeping Boy.... Jail superintendent
  38. 2012 – Simhasanam
  39. 2012 – The King and The Commissioner
  40. 2012 – Grand Master.... ADGP
  41. 2012 – Yakshi Faithfully Yours.... Appan thampuran
  42. 2012 – Namukku Paarkkan.... Isaac
  43. 2012 – Doctor Innocent Aanu.... Dr. James
  44. 2012 – Aakasmikam
  45. 2012 – Yaathrakkoduvil.... David
  46. 2011 – Veeraputhran.... Adv. Krishnan
  47. 2011 – Janapriyan
  48. 2011 – Ithu Nammude Katha
  49. 2011 – Mohabbath.... Firoz
  50. 2011 – Christian Brothers.... Sudhakaran
  51. 2011 – Maanikkyakkallu
  52. 2011 – Film Star.... Thamban
  53. 2011 – Manushya Mrugam.... Kochu pulose
  54. 2011 – Avan
  55. 2010 – Drona
  56. 2010 – Arayan
  57. 2010 – Naale
  58. 2010 – Kasba
  59. 2010 – Nanthuni
  60. 2010 – Kaanakazchakal
  61. 2010 – 24 Hours.... Vikramaditya varma
  62. 2010 – Nizhal
  63. 2010 – Koottukar.... Krishnan nair
  64. 2010 – Yugapurushan
  65. 2009 – Black Dalia.... Raveendren
  66. 2009 – Pazhassi Raja.... Kunnavath nambiar
  67. 2009 – Nizhal
  68. 2009 – Banaras ...Balakrishnan Nair
  69. 2009 – Pathaam Adyaayam
  70. 2009 – The Trigger
  71. 2009 – Ivar Vivahitharayal
  72. 2009 – Gulumal: The Escape.... Emir Harish Rahman
  73. 2009 – IG
  74. 2009 – My Big Father.... Colonel Varghese
  75. 2008 – Novel
  76. 2008 – Parunthu
  77. 2008 – Bullet
  78. 2007 – 4 July
  79. 2007 – Nasrani
  80. 2007 – Mauryan
  81. 2007 – Detective
  82. 2007 – Novel
  83. 2007 – Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal .... Ashok
  84. 2006 – Thuruppugulan
  85. 2006 – Vargam (Malayalam)
  86. 2006 – Balram Vs Tara Das
  87. 2006 – Bada Dosth ... Minister K.D
  88. 2006 – Narakasuran
  89. 2006 – Red Salute
  90. 2006 – Highway Police .... DSP Somanathan
  91. 2006 – Pathaka..... Rajan Nadar
  92. 2005 – Finger Print
  93. 2005 – December .... Issac
  94. 2004 – Udayam
  95. 2004 – Ennittum.... Chandu
  96. 2004 – Nirappakittu
  97. 2004 – Priyam Priyankaram
  98. 2003 – Kanmashi
  99. 2003 – Mr. Brahmachari
  100. 2002 – India Gate
  101. 2002 – Akhila .... Balan
  102. 2002 – Desam ... Unni
  103. 2002 – Niramulla Swapnagal
  104. 2002 – Vaanibham
  105. 2002 – Puthooram Puthri Unniyarcha .... Chandu
  106. 2002 – Kanmashi
  107. 2002 – Kalachakram
  108. 2002 – Khakhi Nakshatram .... George
  109. 2001 – Jwalanam
  110. 2001 – Jwalanam
  111. 2001 – Achaneyanenikkishtam
  112. 2001 – Goa .... Sam Alex
  113. 2001 – Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam
  114. 2001 – Sathyameva Jayathe
  115. 2001 – Sraavu .... Captain Napolean
  116. 2001 – Praja
  117. 2001 – Ee Raavil
  118. 2001 – Nee Enikkayi Mathrem
  119. 2001 – Onnam Raagam
  120. 2001 – Akaashathile Paravakal .... Karunan
  121. 2000 – Summer Palace
  122. 2000 – Priyam
  123. 2000 – F.I.R
  124. 2000 - The Warrant...Mohan Gandhi Raman
  125. 2000 – Sradha
  126. 2000 – Rapid Action Force
  127. 2000 – India Gate.... Vishwanadhan
  128. 2000 – Nisheedhini
  129. 2000 – Indriyam
  130. 2000 – Millenium Stars
  131. 2000 – Arayannegalude Veedu
  132. 1999 – Niram
  133. 1999 – Jananayakan....Sathyapalan
  134. 1999 – Captain .... John Samuel
  135. 1999 – Pallavur Devanarayanan
  136. 1998 – Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
  137. 1998 – Chitrashalabham
  138. 1998 – Sooryaputhran
  139. 1998 – Harthaal
  140. 1997 – Bhoopathi
  141. 1997 – Gangothri
  142. 1997 – Ranger
  143. 1997 – Poomarathanalil.... Narendran
  144. 1997 – Janathipathyam
  145. 1996 – Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan
  146. 1996 – Indraprastham
  147. 1996 – Mahatma
  148. 1995 – Nirnnayam
  149. 1995 – Agnidevan
  150. 1995 – Chantha
  151. 1995 – Hijack .... Swami/Ravindra Varma
  152. 1995 – Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka .... Raju
  153. 1995 – The King
  154. 1994 – Pingami
  155. 1994 – Rudraksham
  156. 1994 – Ezhuthachan
  157. 1994 – Chief Minister K R Gouthami
  158. 1993 – Ekalavyan
  159. 1993 – Vietnam Colony
  160. 1993 – Gaandharvam
  161. 1993 – Ghoshayaathra.... Jamal
  162. 1993 – O Faby
  163. 1992 – Malootty
  164. 1992 – Police Dairy
  165. 1991 – Kilukkam
  166. 1991 – Thudarkadha .... Ravi Varma
  167. 1990 – Randaam Varavu .... DYSP Balu
  168. 1990 – Vyooham
  169. 1990 – Kelikottu
  170. 1990 – Shesham Screenil
  171. 1990 – Judgement
  172. 1990 – Marupuram
  173. 1990 – Brahmmarakshassu
  174. 1990 – Iyer The Great
  175. 1989 – Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
  176. 1989 – Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas
  177. 1989 – Jagratha
  178. 1989 – Naaduvazhikal
  179. 1989 – Nair Saab
  180. 1989 – Ramji Rao Speaking
  181. 1989 – Ulsavapittennu
  182. 1989 – Adhipan
  183. 1989 – Jeevitham Oru Raagam
  184. 1989 – Bhadrachitta..... Haridasan
  185. 1988 – Abkari
  186. 1988 – Dhinarathrangal
  187. 1988 – Aranyakam
  188. 1988 – Oru Vivaada Vishayam
  189. 1988 – Onninu Purake Mattonnu .... Inspector Mohandas
  190. 1988 – Oozham
  191. 1988 – Vaishali
  192. 1988 – Mrithyunjayam .... Issac
  193. 1988 – Vida Parayaan Mathrem
  194. 1988 – Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi.... Simon Peter
  195. 1988 – Mattoru Pranaya Kadha
  196. 1988 – Innalayude Bhakki
  197. 1988 – Ormayil Ennum .... Suku
  198. 1987 – New Delhi
  199. 1987 – Naalkkavala
  200. 1987 – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam
  201. 1987 – Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal
  202. 1987 – Amritamgamaya
  203. 1987 – Vrutham .... Devadas
  204. 1987 – Aadhya Rathrikku Munbu
  205. 1987 – Adimakal Udamakal ..... Vijayan
  206. 1986 – Panchagni
  207. 1986 – Niramulla Raavukal.... Soman
  208. 1986 – Padayani
  209. 1986 – Oru Yuga Sandhya.... Balachandran
  210. 1985 – Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu
  211. 1985 – Kiraatham .... Artist
  212. 1985 – Shatru .... Rajasekharan
  213. 1985 – Jwalanam
  214. 1984 – Vellam (Producer)
  215. 1984 – Aagraham
  216. 1983 – Ashtapadi
  217. 1983 – Naadam

Tamil[edit]

  1. 2018 - Imaikkaa Nodigal
  2. 2014 - Nee Naan Nizhal
  3. 2013 – Masani
  4. 2013 – Chennaiyil Oru Naal
  5. 2012 – Murattu Kaalai
  6. 2011 – Kanchana
  7. 2010 – Thairiyam
  8. 2010 – Guindy
  9. 2008 – Aegan
  10. 2006 – Aacharya
  11. 2006 – Vathiyar
  12. 2006 – Aadhi
  13. 2005 – Sivakasi
  14. 2004 – Shock
  15. 2004 – Adi Thadi
  16. 2004 - Perazhagan
  17. 2004 – Jai
  18. 2004 - Campus
  19. 2003 – Thithikudhe
  20. 2002 – April Maadhathil
  21. 2002 – Roja Kootam
  22. 2002 – Raja
  23. 2002 – Punnagai Desam
  24. 2002 – Maaran
  25. 2001 – Shahjahan
  26. 2001 – Citizen
  27. 2001 – Rishi
  28. 2000 – Vaanavil
  29. 2000 – Ennamma Kannu
  30. 2000 – Vaanathaippola
  31. 1999 – Time
  32. 1999 – Manam Virumbuthe Unnai
  33. 1999 – Nenjinile
  34. 1999 – Periyanna
  35. 1999 – Rajasthan
  36. 1999 – En Swasa Kaatre
  37. 1998 – Iniyavale
  38. 1997 – Thadayam
  39. 1997 – Ullaasam
  40. 1997 – Mannava
  41. 1995 – Ragasiya Police
  42. 1995 – Nandhavana Theru
  43. 1995 – Baashha
  44. 1994 – Honest Raj
  45. 1994 – Captain
  46. 1994 – Jai Hind
  47. 1993 – Prathap
  48. 1991 – Puthiya Swarangal .... (Unreleased)

Telugu[edit]

  1. 2017- Raju Gari Gadhi 2
  2. 2015 - Soukhyam
  3. 2014 - Heart Attack as Madhusudhan
  4. 2012 - Sarocharu
  5. 2012 - Dhamarukam as Vishwanath
  6. 2010 - Ye Maaya Chesave as Joseph Thekekuttu
  7. 2010 - Vareva
  8. 2007 - Desamuduru as Narayan Patwari
  9. 2004 - Kushi Kushiga
  10. 2004 - Kaasi
  11. 2004 - Anandamanandamaye
  12. 2004 - Shivaram
  13. 2003 - Okariki Okaru
  14. 2002 - Mounamelanoyi
  15. 2000 - Maa Annayya
  16. 1997 - Pellichesukundam
  17. 1997 - Subhakankshalu as Balaramaiah
  18. 1993 - Ratha Sarathi
  19. 1993 - Aashayam as Reddappa
  20. 1992 - Dharma Kshetram as Pandu

Television serials[edit]

Year Title Channel Role Language Notes
2001 Porutham Surya TV Malayalam Won , Social Organisation for Media and Arts (SOMA)-Best Actor
2005 Orma Asianet Nandan Menon Malayalam
2005 Kudumbini Asianet Nandakumar Malayalam
2005-2006 Krishnakripasagaram Amrita TV Kamsa Malayalam
2007-2008 Swamy Ayyappan Asianet Raja Rajasekhara Pandiyan/Pandhalam Rajavu Malayalam Won , Asianet Television Award 2008-Best Supporting Actor
2007 Daya Kairali TV Major Malayalam
2008 Srikrishnaleela Asianet Vilwamangalam Swamiyar Malayalam
2008-2009 Kalasam Sun TV Tamil
2009-2010 Dream City Surya TV Mulkattil group CEO Menon Malayalam
2009 Swamy ayyappan Sharanam Asianet Raja Rajasekhara Pandiyan/Pandhalam Rajavu Malayalam
2010 Ponnum poovum Amrita TV Devan Malayalam
2010 Indhraneelam Surya TV Malayalam
2012 Ramayanam Mazhavil Manorama Dasharatha Malayalam
2013 Sri Padmanabhan Amrita TV Thiruvithamkoor Rajavu Malayalam
2013 Veera Marthanda Varma Surya TV Thiruvithamkoor Rajavu Malayalam

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In the thick of real action". The Hindu Online. 16 March 2004. Archived from the original on 1 July 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "Sathi Karyat passes away". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 2 September 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "വേഷങ്ങളിലെ ദേവസ്പര്‍ശം". Malayalam.webdunia.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 

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