K. R. Mohanan

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K R Mohanan

K. R. Mohanan (11 December 1947 – 25 June 2017) born at Chavakadu Thrissur was a Malayalam film director best known for his critically acclaimed works, Ashwathama (1978), Purushartham (1987) and Swaroopam (1992).[1] He studied at the Pune Film Institute. Mohanan was the Chairman of Kerala State Chalachitra Academy from 2006 to 2011[2] and the Director of International Film Festival of Kerala.[3][4] He died of serious illness on June 25, 2017, aged 69.

Awards[edit]

  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Film 1987, 1978 · Purushartham, aswadhama
  • National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam 1993, 1988 · Swaroopam, Purushartham
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Documentary 1994 · Visudhavanangal
  • National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Non-Feature Film) 1990 · Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Poduval

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K R mohanan". cinemaofmalayalam.net. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "IFFK a hotspot for serious filmmakers". The Hindu. 6 December 2006. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "IFFK 2009". keralafilm.com. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "The nuances of selling films". The Hindu. 11 December 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 

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