Jagathy N. K. Achary
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|Jagathy N. K. Achary|
Jagathy, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, India
|Occupation||Dramatist, writer, actor, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Prasanna a.k.a. Ponnamma|
|Children||Krishnakumar, Jagathy Sreekumar, Jameela
Murali (Step son), Sugadamma (Step daughter),
Jagathy N. Kochukrishnan Achary was born in 1924 at Krishnavilasam in Jagathy, a small hamlet in Trivandrum, Kerala, (he took the name of the locality as part of his nom de plume) to Ananthapadmanabhan Achary and Ponnammal. He had his education in Jagathy and Thiruvananthapuram. After obtaining a BA degree, he continued his education and got his graduate degree in Law.
He was married to Prasanna (Ponnamma – pet name) from Edavanacaud and had five children.
Education and career
He started his career as a government employee. Later he joined the All India Radio as a staff artist where he worked as a programme executive at various stations and subsequently rose to the position of Station Director.
Jagathy N. K. Achary wrote many plays for radio. and more than twenty plays for professional theatre. He was a partner of the Kalanilayam Theatre group, for which he wrote many hugely successful plays such as Kayamkulam Kochunni, Kadamattathu Kathanar, Umminimthanka, Eleyedathu Rani etc.
He was also a writer of humour, and a painter.
Filmography as writer
|Inquilabinte Puthri||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1988||Jayadevan|
|Karinagam||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1986||K. S. Gopalakrishnan|
|Kalliyankattu Neeli||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1979||M. Krishnan Nair|
|Snehikkan Samayamilla||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1978||Viayanand|
|Kavilamma||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1977||N. Sankaran Nair|
|Penpuli||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1977||Crossbelt Mani|
|Sreedevi||Story, screenplay||1977||N. Sankaran Nair|
|Kenalum Collectorum||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1976||M. M. Nesan|
|Swimming Pool||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1976||J. Sasikumar|
|Kottaram Vilkkanandu||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1975||K Sukumaran|
|Ullasayathra||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1975||A. B. Raj|
|Divyadarshanam||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1973||J. Sasikumar|
|Shakthi||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1972||Crossbelt Mani|
|Thapaswini||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1971||M. Krishnan Nair|
|Anchu Sundarikal||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1968||M. Krishnan Nair|
|Kayalkkarayil||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1968||N. Prakash|
|Madatharuvi||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1967||P. A. Thomas|
|Pathirapattu||Story, screenplay||1967||N. Prakash|
|Velu Thambi Dalawa||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1962||G. Vishwanath|
|Ummini Thanka||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1961||G. Vishwanath|
|Acahanum Makanum||Story, screenplay, dialogue||1957||Vimal Kumar|
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- Jagathi N.K. Achari – IMDb The Internet Movie Database