Machan Varghese

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Machan Varghese
Machan Varghese.jpg
Born M. L. Varghese
1960
Elamakkara, Kochi, Kerala, India
Died (2011-02-03)3 February 2011 (aged 50)
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Occupation Actor, mimicry artist
Years active 1993–2010
Spouse(s) Elsi
Children John, Rincy

M. L. Varghese (1960 – 3 February 2011),[1] popularly known by stage name Machan Varghese, was a Malayalam film actor and mimicry artist. He started his career as a mimicry artist in Kalabhavan[2] and debuted as an actor through Kabooliwala.[3] Thereafter he played many notable roles in Malayalam films, mainly as a comedian. His association with Siddique-Lal, Rafi-Mecartin and Lal Jose are particularly noted.[4] Within a career of nearly two decades, he acted in over 100 films. Varghese died on 3 February 2011 in Kozhikode, after a long battle with cancer.[3][5]

Education & Family[edit]

M. L. Varghese (Machan) completed his High School education in 1970's from St. Albert's High School, Ernakulam. He was married to Elsy. The couple have a son Robin Varghese and a daughter Rincy.[6]

Filmography[edit]

  • 2012: Orange(posthumously)
  • 2011: Maharaja Talkies
  • 2010: Nizhal
  • 2010: Kadaksham
  • 2010: Paappi Appacha
  • 2010: Njan Sanchari
  • 2010: Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum
  • 2010: Thaskara Lahala
  • 2010: Canvas
  • 2010: Bombay Mittayi
  • 2010: Best of Luck
  • 2009: Paribhavam
  • 2009: Duplicate.... Susheelan
  • 2009: Sanmanasullavan Appukuttan
  • 2009: Kanchipurathe Kalyanam
  • 2009: Hailesa
  • 2009: Changathikoottam.... Markose
  • 2008: Jubilee.... Shake
  • 2008: Crazy Gopalan
  • 2008: Kovalam
  • 2008: Mayakazhcha .....Vikraman
  • 2007: Black Cat
  • 2007: Anamika
  • 2007: Inspector Garud .... Kunjunni
  • 2007: Changathipoocha(2007).... Palisa Thomas
  • 2007: Black Cat
  • 2006: Pachakuthira
  • 2006: Aanachantham
  • 2005: Kalyanakurimanam
  • 2005: Thommanum Makkalum
  • 2005: Isra
  • 2004: Greetings
  • 2004: Chathikkatha Chanthu
  • 2004: Rasikan..... Velu Annan
  • 2004: Jalolsavam
  • 2004: Kusruthi
  • 2004: Thalamelam....D'cruz
  • 2004: Shambu....
  • 2004: Aparichithan
  • 2004: Vamanapuram Busroute
  • 2003: Pattalam ... Pushkaran
  • 2003: Thilakkam ... Kunjavara
  • 2003: Sadanantante Samayam
  • 2003: Chakram
  • 2003: Sahodaran Sahadevan.... Kuttappan
  • 2003: Swantham Malavika.... Keshavan
  • 2003: Hariharan Pilla Happyanu
  • 2003: Meerayude Dhukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum
  • 2003: C.I.D. Moosa ... Sebastian
  • 2002: Meesha Madhavan ... Lineman Lonappan
  • 2002: Malayali Mamanu Vanakkam
  • 2002: Mazhathullikilukkam
  • 2002: www.anukudumbam.com
  • 2002: Kaashillatheyum Jeevikkam
  • 2002: Akhila .... Ayappan
  • 2002: Savithriyude Aranjanam
  • 2002: Chirikudukka....Thulasidharan
  • 2001: Pranayakalathu
  • 2001: Ee Parakkum Thalika
  • 2001: Uthaman
  • 2001: Rajapattam
  • 2001: Chitrathoonukal
  • 2000: Thenkasipattanam ... the cowherd
  • 2000: Kaathara
  • 2000: Ee Mazha Thenmazha
  • 2000: Mera Naam Joker .... D'cruz
  • 1999: Vazhunoor ... Cleetus
  • 1999: Jananayakan.... Muniyappan
  • 1998: Punjabi House ... Panthalukaran
  • 1998: Thattakam
  • 1998: Sooryavanam
  • 1997: Kalyana Pittennu
  • 1997: Anjarakalyanam
  • 1997: Swantham Makalkku Snehapoorvam
  • 1997: Ikkareyanente Manasam....Pokker
  • 1997: Gajaraja Manthram
  • 1997: Newspaper Boy
  • 1997: Kilikurissiyile Kudumba Mela
  • 1996: Hitler
  • 1996: Padanayakan
  • 1995: Hijack
  • 1995: Mannar Mathai Speaking
  • 1994: Moonnam Loka Pattalam....Earupadakkam
  • 1993: Pravachakan
  • 1993: Kabooliwala
  • 1989: Swantham Ennu Karuthi

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Machan Varghese Passed Away Archived 6 February 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ http://www.cochinkalabhavan.com/contribution.html
  3. ^ a b "നടന്‍ മച്ചാന്‍ വര്‍ഗീസ് അന്തരിച്ചു" (in Malayalam). Mathrubhumi. 3 February 2011. Archived from the original on 6 February 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Malayalam actor Machan Varghese passes away". Mathrubhumi. 3 February 2011. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Malayalam actor Machan Varghese passes away". Deccan Herald. 3 February 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Mangalam varika 2 July 2012". Mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 

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