Lalu Alex

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Lalu Alex
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Native name
Laluchayan
Born (1954-03-26) 26 March 1954 (age 64)[1]
ResidenceMulanthuruthy, Piravom, Kochi[2]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
Years active1978–present[6]
Spouse(s)Betty(m. 1986)
Children3 - Ben, Ciya, Sen
Parent(s)Alex, Lisy
AwardsKerala State Film Awards (2004)[7]
Websitewww.lalualex.com
Signature
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Lalu Alex, is a popular Indian film actor who works in Malayalam cinema. In a career spanning four decades, Lalu Alex has acted over 250 movies and is popular for his character roles, comic roles and antagonistic roles in Malayalam movie industry.

Lalu Alex started his acting career as a supporting actor in the movie Ee Ganam Marakkumo in 1978 and associated with notable movies in his earlier career including Idi Muzhakkam and Nayattu directed by Sreekumaran Thampi, Meen (starring Jayan), Thushaaram and Thrishna (Screenplay by MT Vasudevan Nair and starring Mammootty) directed by IV Sasi . He has also acted in three Tamil Movies.

Career[edit]

Started the career in the movie "Ee Gaanam Marakkumo" in 1978 he was fortunate to work with I. V. Sasi's significant films such as Thrishna, Thusharam, and Ahimsa. His outstanding performance was in Geo movies production, I.V.Sasi directed Ee Nadu , Lalu Alex played a significant role as SP Alexander.[8] After that he had acted in villainous-character roles in films like I.V.Sasi's Kanamarayath, Alkootathil Thaniye, John Jaffer Janardhanan, Mrugaya and Balachandra Menon's Karyam Nissaram, and Prasnam Gurutharam. Joshiy was another director who had given him roles in films like Aa Ratri, Bhookambam, Alakadalin Akkare, Minimol Vathikanil, Muhurtham 11.30, Nair Saab etc. He has worked with directors such as K. Madhu in Adikkurippu, Chathuangam, and the ferocious role as Charles in Munnam Mura, Sathyan Anthikkad in Kalikkalam Oral Mathram, and Kamal in Manjupole Oru Penkutty and Niram. In the 1990s, he turned to comic roles.

Alex's use of comedy, unique dialogue, delivery, and performance skill has rendered him as a notable figure in the industry.[9] His roles as a police officer, as a Kottayam-based businessman, and as a priest in many movies have been impressive.[10] Lalu Alex and Kunchako Boban form a popular father-son duo. Their combination as father and son respectively in such films as Niram and Mummy & Me are unforgettable.[11]

Family[edit]

Lalu Alex with his wife Betty and Children in early 2000

Lalu Alex is born as second among three children to Alex and Lisy at Piravom, Muvattupuzha Taluk. He has an elder brother, Samuel and a younger sister, Susan.[12] Lalu Alex is married to Betty since 1986.[13] They have three children named Ben Lalu Alex, Sen Lalu Alex and Ciya Lalu Alex. Ben has acted in a Malayalam movie Orkut Oru Ormakoot.[14][15]

Partial filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  • Non sense (2018)
  • Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaa (2018)
  • Oru kuttanadan blog (2018)
  • Parole (2018)
  • Sachin Son Of Viswanath (2018)
  • Miss Kerala (2018)
  • Shajahaanum Pareekkuttiyum (2016)
  • Marubhoomiyile Aana(2016)
  • Shikhamani(2016)
  • Olive Marangal Pookkumbol(2016)
  • Aakash Vaani(2016)
  • Puzhayum Kannaadiyum(2016)
  • Don't Worry Be Happy(2016)
  • Muppathu Vellikkaasu(2016)
  • Yaadhaarthyam (2016)
  • Jo and the Boy (2015)
  • Chirakodinja Kinavukal (2015)
  • Monsoon (2015)
  • Ammakkoru Thaaraattu (2015)
  • Ithinumappuram (2015)
  • Avarude Veedu (2015)
  • Onnum Mindathe (2014)
  • Happy Journey (2014)
  • Villali Veeran (2014)
  • Vellivelichathil (2014)
  • Happy Journey (2014)
  • How Old Are You (2014)
  • Salaam Kashmir (2014)
  • My Dear Mummy(2014)
  • Pattom Pole(2013)....Mathews
  • Neram(2013)....Johnykutty
  • ABCD (2013)...Issac John
  • Progress Report (2013)..... Chandran
  • Romans(2013)
  • Maad Dad (2013)
  • Ordinary (2012) ... Venu
  • Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu (2012)
  • Molly Aunty Rocks! (2012)
  • Kalikalam (2012)
  • Navagatharkku Swaagatham (2012)
  • Casanovva (2012)
  • Cinema Company (2012)
  • Cobra: Kottayam Brothers (2012)..John Samuel
  • Indian Rupee (2011)
  • Orma Mathram (2011)
  • Ulakam Chuttum Valiban (2011)
  • Sandwich (2011)
  • Killadi Raman (2011)
  • Seniors (2011)
  • Shankaranum Mohananum (2011)
  • Kalikaalam (2011)
  • Ven Shankhu Pol (2011)
  • Janapriyan (2011)
  • Payyans (2011)
  • Ithu Nammude Katha (2011)
  • August 15 (2011)
  • Shikkar (2010)
  • Mummy & Me (2010)
  • Nayakan (2010)
  • The Thiller (2010)
  • Puthumukhangal (2010)
  • Four Friends (2010)
  • Oru Naak Varum (2010)
  • Ividam Swargamanu (2009) .... Aluva Chandy
  • Angel John (2009) .... Joseph
  • Oru Black and White Kudumbam (2009)
  • Kanmazha Peyyum Munpe (2009)
  • Pazhassi Raja(2009) .... Emman Nair
  • Hailesa (2009) .... Ganapathi Iyer
  • Love In Singapore (2009) .... Rathnam
  • Vellathooval (2009)
  • Duplicate(2009).... Pattalam Keshavan
  • Utharaswayamvaram (2009) .... Ponnuveetil Mahadevan
  • Sulthan (2008)
  • Twenty:20 (2008) .... D.I.G. Krishnadas
  • Maya Bazar (2008).... Dr Koshi
  • Raudram (2008) .... S.P. Thomas Antony
  • Pachamarathanalil (2008) .... Alfie
  • Kangaroo (2007) .... Stephan
  • Chocolate (2007) .... Mathews
  • Nasrani (2007) .... K. Rajagopal
  • Mission 90 Days (2007) .... DIG Rajiv
  • Rakshakan (2007)
  • November Rain (2007) .... CI Krishna Moorthy
  • Inspector Garud (2007) .... Rajan Joseph
  • Pathaka (2006) .... Chief Minister
  • Vrindaavanam (2006)
  • Raathrimazha (2006)
  • The Don (2006)
  • Bharatchandran IPS (2005) .... Habeeb Basheer I.P.S.
  • Vacation (2005) .... Martin
  • December (2005) .... Stephen
  • Kalyaanakkurimaanam (2005)
  • Boyy Friennd (2005) .... Father Kacharathara
  • Sathyam (2004) .... Police Officer
  • Manjupoloru Penkutti (2004) .... Immanuel
  • Njaan Salperu Raman Kutty (2004) .... Velayudhan
  • Sasneham Sumithra (2004)
  • Ennittum(2004).... Gopal
  • Pulival Kalyanam (2003) .... Raghavendra Sett
  • Chronic Bachelor (2003) .... Balagangadharan/Shekharankutty
  • Mullavalliyum Thenmavum (2003) .... Dr. Alex
  • Kalyanaraman (2002) .... Thampi
  • Chathurangam (2002) .... Methikkalam Thommichan
  • Onnaaman (2002)
  • Phantom (2002) .... 'Dhimdhi' Mathai
  • Saivar Thirumeni (2001) .... Pappan
  • Mazhameghapraavukal(2001)
  • Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal (2000) .... Ashok
  • Kannaadikkadavathu (2000)
  • Swayamvara Panthal (2000)
  • Mark Antony (2000)
  • Punaradhivaasam (2000)
  • Aayiram Meni (1999) .... Varkey
  • Mazhavillu (1999) .... Varkeychan
  • Niram (1999) .... Dr. Sunny
  • Sidhartha (1998) .... Commissioner
  • Meenakshikalyaanam (1998)
  • British Market(1998)
  • Irattakuttikalude Achan (1997)
  • Oral Mathram (1997) .... Mathews
  • Siamese Irattakal (1997)
  • Oru Mutham Mani Mutham (1997)
  • Mandrika Kuthira (1996)
  • Kanjirapally Kariyachan (1996)
  • Swarnna Kireedam (1996)
  • The Prince (1996)
  • Nirnayam (1995) ....Commissioner Javed Khan
  • Chantha (1995)
  • Sadaram (1995) .... Harichandra Menon
  • Vishnu (1994) .... Jailor
  • The City (1994) .... Commissioner
  • Kashmeeram (1994) .... Rajan
  • Manathe Vellitheru (1994) .... Thomas Jacob
  • Minnaram (1994)
  • Dollar (1994) .... Jose
  • Padheyam (1993) .... Harikumara Menon
  • Annu Good Friday (1992)
  • Apaaratha (1992)
  • Maydinam (1991) ....SI Haridas
  • Adayalam (1991)
  • Kankettu (1991) .... Jaffer
  • Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu (1990) .... Joy
  • Laal Salaam (1990)
  • Oliyampukal (1990) .... Jameskutty
  • Kalikkalam (1990) .... Mathews
  • Appu (1990) .... Adv. Prabhakaran
  • Arhatha (1990) .... Sethu
  • Nammude Naade (1990)..... Nandakumar
  • Orukkam (1990) .... Narayanankutty
  • Sunday 7 PM (1990).... Dr Sunny
  • Brahmarakshassu (1990)
  • Varthamana Kalam (1990) .... George Thomas
  • Sundarimaare Sookshikkuka (1990)
  • Mrigaya (1989)
  • Nair Saab (1989)
  • Adikkurippu (1989) .... Captain
  • Puthiya Karukkal (1989) .... Dr. Thomas Kurien
  • Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas (1989) .... Dasan
  • Vadakkunokkiyantram (1989) .... Capt. Balan
  • Ammaavanu Pattiya Amali (1989)
  • Aattinakkare (1989)
  • Miss Pameela (1989)
  • Vicharana (1988) .... Johny
  • Moonnam Mura (1988) .... Charles
  • Charavalayam (1988).... Jagadish
  • Mrithunjayam (1988)....Nagendran Gounder
  • Unnikrishnante Aadyathe Christmas (1988)
  • Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi (1988) .... Arjun
  • Oozham (1988)
  • Daisy(1988)
  • Aankiliyude Tharattu (1987) .... Rajesh
  • Nombarathi Poovu (1987) .... Sethu
  • Ithrayum Kalam (1987) .... Alex
  • Nirabedhangal (1987) .... Psychiatrist
  • Kadhakku Pinnil (1987) ... Priyadarshan
  • Kalam Mari Katha Mari (1987) ... Razzak
  • Ivide Ellavarkkum Sukham (1987) .... Sethuraman
  • Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku (1987) .... George Thomas
  • January Oru Orma (1987) .... Minnal Dineshan
  • Veendum (1986) .... Sukumaran
  • Nyayavidhi (1986) .... Kavil Johnie
  • Adukkan Entheluppam (1986) .... Nandakumar
  • Snehamulla Simham (1986) .... Venu
  • Shyama (1986) .... Chandran
  • Ente Entethu Mathram (1986) .... Gowthaman
  • Oppam Oppathinoppam (1986) .... Mathachan
  • Prathyekam Sradhikkukka (1986) ... SI Jayadevan
  • Malarum Kilyum (1986) ... Renji
  • Nimishangal (Yaamam) (1986)
  • Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal (1986)
  • Love Story (1986)
  • Nilaavinte Naattil (1986)
  • Ente Entethumaathram (1986)
  • Kandu Kandarinju (1985) .... Grasscourt Kumar
  • Karimpin Poovinakkare (1985) .... Vasu
  • Aa Neram Alppam Dooram (1985) .... Dinesh Varma
  • Ee Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar (1985) .... Sreedharan
  • Oru Nokku Kanan (1985) .... Gopan
  • Muhurtham Pathnonnu Muppathinu (1985) .... Tony
  • Ambada Njane (1985) .... Peethambaran
  • Upaharam (1985) .... Tony Cheriyan
  • Onningu vannegil (1985) ....
  • Akkachide Kunjuvava (1985) ....
  • Puzhayozhugum Vazhi (1985).... Aravindan
  • Oru Kuda keezil (1985) .... SI Felix Joseph
  • Iniyum Katha Thudarum (1985) ....
  • Avidathe pole ividayum (1985) ....
  • Vannu Kandu keezadakki (1985) ....
  • Muhoortham 11:30 (1985)
  • Aalkkoottathil Thaniye (1984) .... Padmanabhan
  • Alakadalin Akkare(1984) .... Padmanabhan
  • Athirathram (1984) .... Charley
  • Inakkilly (1984) .... Raju
  • Kanamarayathu (1984) .... Alex
  • Koottinilamkili (1984) .... Vikrama Kurup
  • Manase Ninakku Mangalam (1984) .... Soman
  • Swanthamevide Bandhamevide (1984) .... Balachandran
  • Thathamme Poocha Poocha (1984) .... Chanthu
  • Unaroo (1984) ....
  • Chakkarayumma (1984) .... Pavunni
  • Jeevitham (1984)
  • Minimol Vethicanil (1984) .... Lalu
  • N.H.47 (1984) .... C.I
  • Nilavinte nattil(1984)
  • Kodathi (1984) ... Das
  • Thirakal (1984) .... Varghese
  • Aa Rathri (1983) .... Babu
  • Belt Mathai (1983) .... Indrapalan
  • Bhookambam (1983) .... Michael
  • Iniyenkilum (1983) .... Alex
  • Thimingalam(1983)..... Gopan
  • Karyam Nissaram (1983) .... Sarala's Husband
  • Justice Raja (1983)
  • Prasnam Gurutharam (1983) .... Mohan
  • Coolie(1983) .... Shaji
  • Innalenkil Nale (1982) .... Madhu
  • Ithiri Neram Othiri Karyam (1982)
  • Enikkum Oru Divasam (1982)...Prathapan
  • John Jaffer Janardhanan (1982)
  • Vidhichathum Kothichathum (1982).... Suresh
  • Ee Nadu (1982) .... A.S.P. Alexander
  • Kaliyamardhanam (1982)
  • Aasha (1982) .... Doctor
  • Ahimsa (1981) .... Raghu
  • Thrishna (1981) .... Ramakrishnan
  • Ellam Ninakku Vendi (1981) .... Unnikrishnan
  • Thusharam (1981) ....
  • Nidra (1981) ....
  • Nayattu (1980) .... Peter
  • Meen (1980) ....
  • Idimuzhakkam (1980) .... Moosa
  • Ammayum Makalum (1980) .... Vasu
  • Air Hostess (1980) .... Gopinath
  • Veerabhadran (1979)
  • Tharoo Oru Janmam Koodi (1978)
  • Ee Gaanam Marakkumo (1978) .... first Movie

Tamil[edit]

Awards[edit]

Kerala State Film Award[edit]

Lalu Alex receiving State Award from the Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy in 2004

Kerala Film Critics Award[edit]

  • 2003 - second best actor - Manjupole oru penkutty

Asianet Film Awards[edit]

Amrita ̪Mathrubhumi Film Awards[edit]

Other awards[edit]

  • 2010 Kala Ratnam Award of KALA Abu Dhabi
  • 2014 ABHINAYA KEERTHI PURASKARAM for his momentous contribution to the Malayalam film industry by Ernakulam District Pravasi Association (EDPA) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as part of Metro Fest 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marlon Brando (1954-11-30). "Biography of Lalu Alex |Lalu Alex Official Website". Lalualex.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  2. ^ "'AMMA' Address Of Stars". 'AMMA'.
  3. ^ by Agencies (2015-04-20). "Would like to direct a film: Lalu Alex". English.manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  4. ^ "BJP to woo film personalities in Kerala - IN SCHOOL". The Hindu. 2014-12-24. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  5. ^ "lalu alex about mishel's death | ഈ ദുഖം കേരളം ഏറ്റെടുക്കണം; സത്യം പുറത്തു വരാന്‍ ഒന്നിക്കണമെന്ന് ലാലു അലക്‌സ്". Mangalam. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  6. ^ "Lalu Alex - Movies, Biography, News, Age & Photos | BookMyShow". In.bookmyshow.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  7. ^ "Front Page : `Akale' bags top honours in Kerala State film awards". The Hindu. 2005-07-24. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  8. ^ IANS (2015-04-19). "I'm hungry for roles: Lalu Alex | Business Standard News". Business-standard.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  9. ^ "ReadMore -'Quite a personal Easter for Lalu Alex'". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  10. ^ "ReadMore -'Lalu Alex on 'Villaliveeran". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  11. ^ "Review: Mummy & Me is loud - Rediff.com Movies". Rediff.com. 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  12. ^ "| അതെ; ലാലു അലക്‌സ് പേഴ്‌സണലായി പറയുന്നു". Mangalam. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
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  15. ^ "Lalu Alex with Wife Betty, Daughter & Sons". YouTube. 2015-02-12. Retrieved 2018-07-29.

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