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 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 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. 2018 - Aravindante Athidhikal
  2. 2018 - Hello Dubaikkaran
  3. 2017 - 1971 Beyond Borders
  4. 2016 - Ore Mukham
  5. 2016 - Pretham
  6. 2016 - Plus Or Minus
  7. 2015 - Rasam
  8. 2015 - Rudrasimhasanam
  9. 2015 - Samrajyam II : Son of Alexander
  10. 2015 - Namasthe Bali Island
  11. 2015 – Female Unnikrishnan
  12. 2015 – Raag Rangeela
  13. 2015 – Wonderful Journey
  14. 2014 – Mr. Fraud
  15. 2014 - Asha Black
  16. 2013 - 3 G
  17. 2014 - Avatharam
  18. 2014 - Solar Swapnam
  19. 2014 - Uthara Chemmeen
  20. 2014 - Oru New Generation Pani
  21. 2014 - Gamer
  22. 2014 - Dial 1091
  23. 2014 - Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil
  24. 2014 - Mammiyude Swantham Achoos
  25. 2014 – How Old Are You
  26. 2014 – Mannar Mathai Speaking 2
  27. 2014 - Law Point
  28. 2013 – Breaking News Live
  29. 2013 – Blackberry..... Minister Ramachandran
  30. 2013 - Manikya Thampurattiyum Christmas Carolum
  31. 2013 - Pakaram
  32. 2013 - Red Rain
  33. 2013 - Aan Piranna Veedu
  34. 2013 – Immanuel ....
  35. 2013 – Weeping Boy.... Jail superintendent
  36. 2012 – Simhasanam
  37. 2012 – The King and The Commissioner
  38. 2012 – Grand Master.... ADGP
  39. 2012 – Yakshi Faithfully Yours.... Appan thampuran
  40. 2012 – Namukku Paarkkan.... Isaac
  41. 2012 – Doctor Innocent Aanu.... Dr. James
  42. 2012 – Aakasmikam
  43. 2012 – Yaathrakkoduvil.... David
  44. 2011 – Veeraputhran.... Adv. Krishnan
  45. 2011 – Janapriyan
  46. 2011 – Ithu Nammude Katha
  47. 2011 – Mohabbath.... Firoz
  48. 2011 – Christian Brothers.... Sudhakaran
  49. 2011 – Maanikkyakkallu
  50. 2011 – Film Star.... Thamban
  51. 2011 – Manushya Mrugam.... Kochu pulose
  52. 2011 – Avan
  53. 2010 – Drona
  54. 2010 – Arayan
  55. 2010 – Naale
  56. 2010 – Kasba
  57. 2010 – Nanthuni
  58. 2010 – Kaanakazchakal
  59. 2010 – 24 Hours.... Vikramaditya varma
  60. 2010 – Nizhal
  61. 2010 – Koottukar.... Krishnan nair
  62. 2010 – Yugapurushan
  63. 2009 – Black Dalia.... Raveendren
  64. 2009 – Pazhassi Raja.... Kunnavath nambiar
  65. 2009 – Nizhal
  66. 2009 – Banaras ...Balakrishnan Nair
  67. 2009 – Pathaam Adyaayam
  68. 2009 – The Trigger
  69. 2009 – Ivar Vivahitharayal
  70. 2009 – Gulumal: The Escape.... Emir Harish Rahman
  71. 2009 – IG
  72. 2009 – My Big Father.... Colonel Varghese
  73. 2008 – Novel
  74. 2008 – Parunthu
  75. 2008 – Bullet
  76. 2007 – 4 July
  77. 2007 – Nasrani
  78. 2007 – Mauryan
  79. 2007 – Detective
  80. 2007 – Novel
  81. 2007 – Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal .... Ashok
  82. 2006 – Thuruppugulan
  83. 2006 – Vargam (Malayalam)
  84. 2006 – Balram Vs Tara Das
  85. 2006 – Bada Dosth ... Minister K.D
  86. 2006 – Narakasuran
  87. 2006 – Red Salute
  88. 2006 – Highway Police .... DSP Somanathan
  89. 2006 – Pathaka..... Rajan Nadar
  90. 2005 – Finger Print
  91. 2005 – December .... Issac
  92. 2004 – Udayam
  93. 2004 – Ennittum.... Chandu
  94. 2004 – Nirappakittu
  95. 2004 – Priyam Priyankaram
  96. 2003 – Kanmashi
  97. 2003 – Mr. Brahmachari
  98. 2002 – India Gate
  99. 2002 – Akhila .... Balan
  100. 2002 – Desam ... Unni
  101. 2002 – Niramulla Swapnagal
  102. 2002 – Vaanibham
  103. 2002 – Puthooram Puthri Unniyarcha .... Chandu
  104. 2002 – Kanmashi
  105. 2002 – Kalachakram
  106. 2002 – Khakhi Nakshatram .... George
  107. 2001 – Jwalanam
  108. 2001 – Jwalanam
  109. 2001 – Achaneyanenikkishtam
  110. 2001 – Goa .... Sam Alex
  111. 2001 – Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam
  112. 2001 – Sathyameva Jayathe
  113. 2001 – Sraavu .... Captain Napolean
  114. 2001 – Praja
  115. 2001 – Ee Raavil
  116. 2001 – Nee Enikkayi Mathrem
  117. 2001 – Onnam Raagam
  118. 2001 – Akaashathile Paravakal .... Karunan
  119. 2000 – Summer Palace
  120. 2000 – Priyam
  121. 2000 – F.I.R
  122. 2000 - The Warrant...Mohan Gandhi Raman
  123. 2000 – Sradha
  124. 2000 – Rapid Action Force
  125. 2000 – India Gate.... Vishwanadhan
  126. 2000 – Nisheedhini
  127. 2000 – Indriyam
  128. 2000 – Millenium Stars
  129. 2000 – Arayannegalude Veedu
  130. 1999 – Niram
  131. 1999 – Jananayakan....Sathyapalan
  132. 1999 – Captain .... John Samuel
  133. 1999 – Pallavur Devanarayanan
  134. 1998 – Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
  135. 1998 – Chitrashalabham
  136. 1998 – Sooryaputhran
  137. 1998 – Harthaal
  138. 1997 – Bhoopathi
  139. 1997 – Gangothri
  140. 1997 – Ranger
  141. 1997 – Poomarathanalil.... Narendran
  142. 1997 – Janathipathyam
  143. 1996 – Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan
  144. 1996 – Indraprastham
  145. 1996 – Mahatma
  146. 1995 – Nirnnayam
  147. 1995 – Agnidevan
  148. 1995 – Chantha
  149. 1995 – Hijack .... Swami/Ravindra Varma
  150. 1995 – Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka .... Raju
  151. 1995 – The King
  152. 1994 – Pingami
  153. 1994 – Rudraksham
  154. 1994 – Ezhuthachan
  155. 1994 – Chief Minister K R Gouthami
  156. 1993 – Ekalavyan
  157. 1993 – Vietnam Colony
  158. 1993 – Gaandharvam
  159. 1993 – Ghoshayaathra.... Jamal
  160. 1993 – O Faby
  161. 1992 – Malootty
  162. 1992 – Police Dairy
  163. 1991 – Kilukkam
  164. 1991 – Thudarkadha .... Ravi Varma
  165. 1990 – Randaam Varavu .... DYSP Balu
  166. 1990 – Vyooham
  167. 1990 – Kelikottu
  168. 1990 – Shesham Screenil
  169. 1990 – Judgement
  170. 1990 – Marupuram
  171. 1990 – Brahmmarakshassu
  172. 1990 – Iyer The Great
  173. 1989 – Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
  174. 1989 – Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas
  175. 1989 – Jagratha
  176. 1989 – Naaduvazhikal
  177. 1989 – Nair Saab
  178. 1989 – Ramji Rao Speaking
  179. 1989 – Ulsavapittennu
  180. 1989 – Adhipan
  181. 1989 – Jeevitham Oru Raagam
  182. 1989 – Bhadrachitta..... Haridasan
  183. 1988 – Abkari
  184. 1988 – Dhinarathrangal
  185. 1988 – Aranyakam
  186. 1988 – Oru Vivaada Vishayam
  187. 1988 – Onninu Purake Mattonnu .... Inspector Mohandas
  188. 1988 – Oozham
  189. 1988 – Vaishali
  190. 1988 – Mrithyunjayam .... Issac
  191. 1988 – Vida Parayaan Mathrem
  192. 1988 – Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi.... Simon Peter
  193. 1988 – Mattoru Pranaya Kadha
  194. 1988 – Innalayude Bhakki
  195. 1988 – Ormayil Ennum .... Suku
  196. 1987 – New Delhi
  197. 1987 – Naalkkavala
  198. 1987 – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam
  199. 1987 – Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal
  200. 1987 – Amritamgamaya
  201. 1987 – Vrutham .... Devadas
  202. 1987 – Aadhya Rathrikku Munbu
  203. 1987 – Adimakal Udamakal ..... Vijayan
  204. 1986 – Panchagni
  205. 1986 – Niramulla Raavukal.... Soman
  206. 1986 – Padayani
  207. 1986 – Oru Yuga Sandhya.... Balachandran
  208. 1985 – Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu
  209. 1985 – Kiraatham .... Artist
  210. 1985 – Shatru .... Rajasekharan
  211. 1985 – Jwalanam
  212. 1984 – Vellam (Producer)
  213. 1984 – Aagraham
  214. 1983 – Ashtapadi
  215. 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. 1997 - Pellichesukundam
  16. 1997 - Subhakankshalu as Balaramaiah
  17. 1993 - Aashayam as Reddappa
  18. 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. ^ "Sathi Karyat passes away". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 2 September 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  4. ^ "വേഷങ്ങളിലെ ദേവസ്പര്‍ശം". Malayalam.webdunia.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 

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