Devan (actor)

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Devan
Born (1954-05-05) 5 May 1954 (age 64)
OccupationActor, politician
Years active1985–present
Spouse(s)Suma
ChildrenLakshmi
Parent(s)Sreenivasan, Lalitha

Devan (born 5 May 1954) is an Indian film actor and politician.

Early life[edit]

Devan was born into a prominent family on 5 May 1954 in Thrissur, India. His father, Sreenivasan, was a public prosecutor and his mother, Lalitha, was a homemaker.

Devan completed his primary education at Government Model Higher Secondary School in Thrissur.[1] He obtained a B.Sc. degree from St. Thomas College, Thrissur. And later went on to earn a Master's in Business Administration.

Career[edit]

He started his career as a producer of the Malayalam movie Vellamin in 1985, but started acting in films after suffering a heavy loss from the failures of his films at the box-office.[2]

Devan started his acting career in supporting roles, after being approached by a producer at Spencer Plaza in Chennai.[3] His most notable movies are Ekalavyan, Baasha and Indraprasdham. He has also acted in several TV series.[4]

He is also the leader of the Kerala People's Party, a political party in the Indian state of Kerala.

Personal life[edit]

He has three siblings, Shobha, Sheela and Sureshbabu. The famous Malayalam movie director, Ramu Kariat, is his uncle.[5] He is married to Kariat's daughter, Suma. The couple has a daughter named Lakshmi.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  1. 2019 - " Vijay Superum Pournamiyum"
  2. 2018 - Koode
  3. 2018 - Aravindante Athidhikal
  4. 2018 - Hello Dubaikkaran
  5. 2017 - Vishwa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar
  6. 2017 - 1971 Beyond Borders
  7. 2016 - Ore Mukham
  8. 2016 - Pretham
  9. 2016 - Plus Or Minus
  10. 2015 - Rasam
  11. 2015 - Rudrasimhasanam
  12. 2015 - Samrajyam II : Son of Alexander
  13. 2015 - Namasthe Bali Island
  14. 2015 – Female Unnikrishnan
  15. 2015 – Raag Rangeela
  16. 2015 – Wonderful Journey
  17. 2014 – Mr. Fraud
  18. 2014 - Asha Black
  19. 2014 - Avatharam
  20. 2014 - Solar Swapnam
  21. 2014 - Uthara Chemmeen
  22. 2014 - Oru New Generation Pani
  23. 2014 - Gamer
  24. 2014 - Dial 1091
  25. 2014 - Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil
  26. 2014 - Mammiyude Swantham Achoos
  27. 2014 – How Old Are You
  28. 2014 – Mannar Mathai Speaking 2
  29. 2014 - Law Point
  30. 2013 - 3 G
  31. 2013 – Breaking News Live
  32. 2013 – Blackberry ... . Minister Ramachandran
  33. 2013 - Manikya Thampurattiyum Christmas Carolum
  34. 2013 - Pakaram
  35. 2013 - Red Rain
  36. 2013 - Aan Piranna Veedu
  37. 2013 – Immanuel ...
  38. 2013 – Weeping Boy ... Jail superintendent
  39. 2012 – Simhasanam
  40. 2012 – The King and The Commissioner
  41. 2012 – Grand Master ... ADGP
  42. 2012 – Yakshi Faithfully Yours ... Appan thampuran
  43. 2012 – Namukku Paarkkan ... Isaac
  44. 2012 – Doctor Innocent Aanu ... Dr. James
  45. 2012 – Aakasmikam
  46. 2012 – Yaathrakkoduvil ...David
  47. 2011 – Veeraputhran ... Adv. Krishnan
  48. 2011 – Janapriyan
  49. 2011 – Ithu Nammude Katha
  50. 2011 – Mohabbath ... Firoz
  51. 2011 – Christian Brothers ... Sudhakaran
  52. 2011 – Maanikkyakkallu
  53. 2011 – Film Star ... Thamban
  54. 2011 – Manushya Mrugam ... Kochu pulose
  55. 2011 – Avan
  56. 2010 – Drona
  57. 2010 – Arayan
  58. 2010 – Naale
  59. 2010 – Kasba
  60. 2010 – Nanthuni
  61. 2010 – Kaanakazchakal
  62. 2010 – 24 Hours ... Vikramaditya varma
  63. 2010 – Nizhal
  64. 2010 – Koottukar ... Krishnan nair
  65. 2010 – Yugapurushan
  66. 2009 – Black Dalia ... Raveendren
  67. 2009 – Pazhassi Raja ... Kunnavath nambiar
  68. 2009 – Nizhal
  69. 2009 – Banaras ... Balakrishnan Nair
  70. 2009 – Pathaam Adyaayam
  71. 2009 – The Trigger
  72. 2009 – Ivar Vivahitharayal
  73. 2009 – Gulumal: The Escape ... Emir Harish Rahman
  74. 2009 – IG
  75. 2009 – My Big Father ... Colonel Varghese
  76. 2008 – Novel
  77. 2008 – Parunthu
  78. 2008 – Bullet
  79. 2007 – 4 July
  80. 2007 – Nasrani
  81. 2007 – Mauryan
  82. 2007 – Detective
  83. 2007 – Novel
  84. 2007 – Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal ... Ashok
  85. 2006 – Thuruppugulan
  86. 2006 – Vargam (Malayalam)
  87. 2006 – Balram Vs Tara Das
  88. 2006 – Bada Dosth ... Minister K.D
  89. 2006 – Narakasuran
  90. 2006 – Red Salute
  91. 2006 – Highway Police ... DSP Somanathan
  92. 2006 – Pathaka ... . Rajan Nadar
  93. 2005 – Finger Print
  94. 2005 – December ... Issac
  95. 2004 – Udayam
  96. 2004 – Ennittum ... Chandu
  97. 2004 – Nirappakittu
  98. 2004 – Priyam Priyankaram
  99. 2003 – Kanmashi
  100. 2003 – Mr. Brahmachari
  101. 2002 – India Gate
  102. 2002 – Akhila ... Balan
  103. 2002 – Desam ... Unni
  104. 2002 – Niramulla Swapnagal
  105. 2002 – Vaanibham
  106. 2002 – Puthooram Puthri Unniyarcha ... Chandu
  107. 2002 – Kanmashi
  108. 2002 – Kalachakram
  109. 2002 – Khakhi Nakshatram ... George
  110. 2001 – Jwalanam
  111. 2001 – Jwalanam
  112. 2001 – Achaneyanenikkishtam
  113. 2001 – Goa ... Sam Alex
  114. 2001 – Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam
  115. 2001 – Sathyameva Jayathe
  116. 2001 – Sraavu ... Captain Napolean
  117. 2001 – Praja
  118. 2001 – Ee Raavil
  119. 2001 – Nee Enikkayi Mathrem
  120. 2001 – Onnam Raagam
  121. 2001 – Akaashathile Paravakal ... Karunan
  122. 2000 – Summer Palace
  123. 2000 – Priyam
  124. 2000 – F.I.R
  125. 2000 - The Warrant ... Mohan Gandhi Raman
  126. 2000 – Sradha
  127. 2000 – Rapid Action Force
  128. 2000 – India Gate ... Vishwanadhan
  129. 2000 – Nisheedhini
  130. 2000 – Indriyam
  131. 2000 – Millenium Stars
  132. 2000 – Arayannegalude Veedu
  133. 1999 – Niram
  134. 1999 – Jananayakan ... Sathyapalan
  135. 1999 – Captain ... John Samuel
  136. 1999 – Pallavur Devanarayanan
  137. 1998 – Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
  138. 1998 – Chitrashalabham
  139. 1998 – Sooryaputhran
  140. 1998 – Harthaal
  141. 1997 – Bhoopathi
  142. 1997 – Gangothri
  143. 1997 – Ranger
  144. 1997 – Poomarathanalil ... Narendran
  145. 1997 – Janathipathyam
  146. 1996 – Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan
  147. 1996 – Indraprastham
  148. 1996 – Mahatma
  149. 1995 – Nirnnayam
  150. 1995 – Agnidevan
  151. 1995 – Chantha
  152. 1995 – Hijack ... Swami/Ravindra Varma
  153. 1995 – Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka ... Raju
  154. 1995 – The King
  155. 1994 – Pingami
  156. 1994 – Rudraksham
  157. 1994 – Ezhuthachan
  158. 1994 – Chief Minister K R Gouthami
  159. 1993 – Ekalavyan
  160. 1993 – Vietnam Colony
  161. 1993 – Gaandharvam
  162. 1993 – Ghoshayaathra ... Jamal
  163. 1993 – O Faby
  164. 1992 – Malootty
  165. 1992 – Police Dairy
  166. 1991 – Kilukkam
  167. 1991 – Thudarkadha ... Ravi Varma
  168. 1990 – Randaam Varavu ... DYSP Balu
  169. 1990 – Vyooham
  170. 1990 – Kelikottu
  171. 1990 – Shesham Screenil
  172. 1990 – Judgement
  173. 1990 – Marupuram
  174. 1990 – Brahmmarakshassu
  175. 1990 – Iyer The Great
  176. 1989 – Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
  177. 1989 – Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas
  178. 1989 – Jagratha
  179. 1989 – Naaduvazhikal
  180. 1989 – Nair Saab
  181. 1989 – Ramji Rao Speaking
  182. 1989 – Ulsavapittennu
  183. 1989 – Adhipan
  184. 1989 – Jeevitham Oru Raagam
  185. 1989 – Bhadrachitta ... . Haridasan
  186. 1988 – Abkari
  187. 1988 – Dhinarathrangal
  188. 1988 – Aranyakam
  189. 1988 – Oru Vivaada Vishayam
  190. 1988 – Onninu Purake Mattonnu ... Inspector Mohandas
  191. 1988 – Oozham
  192. 1988 – Vaishali
  193. 1988 – Mrithyunjayam ... Issac
  194. 1988 – Vida Parayaan Mathrem
  195. 1988 – Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi ... Simon Peter
  196. 1988 – Mattoru Pranaya Kadha
  197. 1988 – Innalayude Bhakki
  198. 1988 – Ormayil Ennum ... Suku
  199. 1987 – New Delhi
  200. 1987 – Naalkkavala
  201. 1987 – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam
  202. 1987 – Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal
  203. 1987 – Amritamgamaya
  204. 1987 – Vrutham ... Devadas
  205. 1987 – Aadhya Rathrikku Munbu
  206. 1987 – Adimakal Udamakal ... . Vijayan
  207. 1986 – Panchagni
  208. 1986 – Niramulla Raavukal ... Soman
  209. 1986 – Padayani
  210. 1986 – Oru Yuga Sandhya ... Balachandran
  211. 1985 – Kaiyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu
  212. 1985 – Kiraatham ... Artist
  213. 1985 – Shatru ... Rajasekharan
  214. 1985 – Jwalanam
  215. 1984 – Vellam (Producer)
  216. 1984 – Aagraham
  217. 1983 – Ashtapadi
  218. 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 series[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. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "In the thick of real action". The Hindu Online. 16 March 2004. Archived from the original on 1 July 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Developing the negative | The Hindu".
  4. ^ "Sathi Karyat passes away". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 2 September 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
  6. ^ "വേഷങ്ങളിലെ ദേവസ്പര്‍ശം". Malayalam.webdunia.com. Retrieved 12 January 2018.

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