K. Madhu

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K. Madhu
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Born Haripad, Kerala
Occupation Film director, producer

K. Madhu is a Malayalam film director. Popular for his suspense and investigation thrillers, K. Madhu has a long list of hits in his kitty. He is uncle of the famous Malayalam film actress Navya Nair.[1]


K. Madhu made his debut as a director in 1986, with Malarum Kiliyum. Though, the film failed in creating an impact, Madhu succeeded in getting a career break in 1987 with Irupatham Noottandu. The huge success of Irupatham Noottandu was followed by Oru CBI Diary Kurippu in 1988, which created a sensation in Kerala. Though has worked with several script writers, most of his huge hits has come from his combination with S. N. Swamy.

K. Madhu-Mammooty[edit]

K. Madhu-Mammootty combination have given several super hits to Malayalam cinema.Mammooty was the hero of his first film Malarum Kiliyum (1986). Together they had done many mystery-legal thriller films and most of these films were declared as blockbusters. They had joined together for 13 films. Sethurama Iyer, the highest grossing film series in Malayalam film industry was their teamwork. These films were considered as the most memorable films of megastar Mammootty as Sethurama Iyer, a CBI officer. Their new film CBI Part 5:Black Ivestigators, the sequel of Sethurama Iyer CBI is in pre-production.

K. Madhu-Mohanlal[edit]

K. Madhu-Mohanlal combination also delivered several super hits to Malayalam cinema especially Known for 1987 Industry Hit Irupatham Noottandu creating first ever record of running housefull shows, highest ever footfalls & crossing 2 crore mark at box office breaking records of Rajavinte Makan, Avanazhi & many others. After huge success of Irupatham Noottandu, they collaborated for 3 films such as Moonnam Mura and Adhipan, both turned into box office blockbusters with former became sensational hit due to first film genre of rescue mission thriller and real stunts which also remade in Telugu as Magaadu and latter was high octane revenge film, but their next film Chaturangam turned into flop due to lack of Story content & misuse of ensemble cast including Superstar Mohanlal.

K. Madhu-S. N. Swami[edit]

S.N. Swami and K. Madhu jointly worked for many a film. Together they have presented many blockbusters include Sethurama Iyer CBI, Irupatham Noottandu, Moonnam Mura, Nariman, Oru CBI Diary Kurippu and many others. The first film they joined together was Irupatham Noottandu which was a box office hit from which they started granting superhits. Their next film Oru CBI Diary Kurippu was another blockbuster. Most of the films they joined together were a Legal-crime thriller. But they took a break after Rahasya Police which become a flop at box office. But they are joining together for the sequel of Sethurama Iyer, CBI Part 5:Black Ivestigators. All the sequels of this series was declared as superhits.


Year Title Language Cast Script Writer
TBA CBI 5 Malayalam Mammootty, Mukesh, Renji Panicker S. N. Swamy
2012 Banking Hours 10 to 4 Malayalam Anoop Menon, Meghna Raj, Shankar, Kailash, Tini Tom Sumesh-Amal
2009 Rahasya Police Malayalam Jayaram, Harishree Ashokan, Ganesh, Jagathi Sreekumar S. N. Swami
2007 Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri Malayalam Suresh Gopi, Anoop Kannan, Siddique, Kavya Madhavan A. K. Sajan
2006 Pathaka Malayalam Suresh Gopi, Saikumar, Navya Nair Robin Thirumala
2005 Nerariyan CBI Malayalam Mammootty, Mukesh, Cochin Haneefa S. N. Swami
2004 Sethurama Iyer CBI Malayalam Mammootty, Jagadeesh, Mukesh, Navya Nair S. N. Swami
2002 Chathurangam Malayalam Mohanlal, Navya Nair, Lalu Alex, Nagma Babu Janardanan
2001 Nariman Malayalam Suresh Gopi, Jagathy Sreekumar, Siddique, Samyuktha Varma S. N. Swami
1999 Crime File Malayalam Suresh Gopi, Siddique, Janardhanan, Kalabhavan Mani S.N.Swami
1999 The Godman Malayalam Mammootty, Indraja, Ratheesh Sathish Pathissery
1999 Underworld Kannada Sai Kumar, Charulatha, Nassar Chinni Krishna
1997 Janadhipathyam Malayalam Suresh Gopi, Saikumar, Urvashi A. K. Sajan
1995 Oru Abhibhashakante Case Diary Malayalam Mammootty, Maniyan Pillai Raju, Heera Rajagopal S. N. Swami
1993 Thalamura Malayalam Mukesh, Narendra Prasad, Anju A R Mukhesh
1992 Kavacham Malayalam Raghuvaran, Janardhanan Sab John
1991 Adayalam Malayalam Mammootty, Shobhana, Janardhanan S. N. Swami
1990 Orukkam Malayalam Suresh Gopi, Saikumar, Jagathi Sreekumar Balachandran Chullikkad, John Paul
1990 Mounam Sammadham Tamil Mammootty, Amala S. N. Swami
1990 Randam Varavu Malayalam Jayaram, Urvashi, Jagathi Sreekumar John Paul
1989 Adikkurippu Malayalam Mammootty, Lizzy, Urvashi, Lalu Alex S. N. Swami
1989 Jagratha Malayalam Mammootty, Parvathy, Mukesh S. N. Swami
1989 Adhipan Malayalam Mohanlal, Balan K. Nair, Parvathy Jagadeesh
1989 Magadu Telugu Rajasekhar, Lizzy, Thiagarajan, Murali Mohan S. N. Swami
1989 Thalaippu Seithigal Tamil Pandiarajan, Chitra, Y. G. Mahendra, Kitty
1988 Moonnam Mura Malayalam Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Srinath S. N. Swami
1988 Oohakachavadom Malayalam Balachandra Menon, Thiagarajan, Suhasini, Mamukkoya S. N. Swami
1988 Oru CBI Diary Kurippu Malayalam Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Lizzy, Urvashi S. N. Swami
1987 Irupatham Noottandu Malayalam Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Ambika, Urvashi S. N. Swami
1986 Ee Kaikalil Malayalam Mammootty, Shobhana, Ratheesh, Janardhanan, Thilakan, Seema, Sukumari Kaloor Dennis
1986 Malarum Kiliyum Malayalam Mammootty


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