Mani C. Kappan

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Mani C. Kappan
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M. L. A. of Kerala Assembly for Pala (State Assembly constituency)
Assumed office
2019
Preceded byK. M. Mani
ConstituencyPala
Personal details
Born (1956-05-30) 30 May 1956 (age 63)
Palai, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyNationalist Congress Party
Known for

Mani C. Kappan is an Indian politician and film producer. He is the current Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.) of the state of Kerala for the Pala constituency.

Mani C. Kappan defeated Jose Tom Pulikkunnel of UDF during by-election on September 2019. This seat was vacant after the death of K.M. Mani, former Kerala Finance Minister. He is also the State Treasurer of the Nationalist Congress Party and had been the Convener of its Overseas Cell. He is the current MLA of Pala constituency. [1] He is the producer of Meleparambil Aanveedu, one of the highest grossing Malayalam films of the early 1990s. It made the list of "14 Greatest Malayalam Movies Ever" as compiled by Manorama News.[3] He is also the producer of Mannar Mathai Speaking, a popular Malayalam movie. He acted in around 25 movies mainly as antagonists during the 1990s.[2]

Mani C Kappen is the incumbent MLA from the Pala (State Assembly constituency). On all the earlier occasions he was defeated by KM Mani who had represented the seat from its inception in 1965. He is the son of a former Member of Parliament, Cherian J. Kappan, who was also a freedom fighter. Kappan is also a well-known figure in the Malayalam cinema, having produced about ten films and acted in around two dozen films. He even has two films to his credit as a director including a bilingual one in Assamese and Bengali. He was also an international Volleyball player in the eighties.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Acting[edit]

Producer[edit]

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Television career[edit]

  • Dathuputhri (Mazhavil Manorama), Year: 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/mani-c-kappan-back-to-direction-malayalam-news-51592
  2. ^ http://www.metromatinee.com/artist/Mani%20C%20Kappan-10633
  3. ^ "NCP Leader Mani C Kappen to Contest as LDF Candidate in Pala Bypoll in Kerala". News18. Retrieved 27 September 2019.

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