Martin Prakkat

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Martin Prakkat
Changanassery, Kerala, India
  • Film director
  • Screenwriter
  • Film producer
Years active2010–present

Martin Prakkat is an Indian writer, film director, and film producer who works in Malayalam films.[1]


Martin started his career as a celebrity photographer and worked with Vanitha Magazine for 10 years.[2] In 2010, Martin directed Best Actor starring Mammootty in the lead role. The movie was a commercial success and received positive reviews from critics.[3] His second movie as a director was American-born Confused Desi (ABCD) starring Dulquer Salman and Aparna Gopinath. The movie was released in 2013 and went on to become a box office success.[4] His latest movie Charlie was released on 24 December 2015. Charlie also stars Dulquer in lead role. Aparna Gopinath, Parvathy and Nedumudi Venu are other notable stars in the movie.[5]

Charlie was the highlight at the Kerala State Film Awards 2015 winning in 8 categories,[6] with Martin bagging the award for the best director, Martin-Unni R. combo winning the award for best screenplay, Dulquer winning the best actor for his performance in Charlie and Parvathy winning the best actress award for her performance in Charlie and Ennu Ninte Moideen. Cinematographer of the movie, Jomon T. John bagged the award for the best cinematographer for his work in Charlie, Ennu Ninte Moideen and Nee-Na.[7]


Year Film Credited as Notes
Director Actor Screenplay Producer
2010 Best Actor Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Co-written with Bipin Chandran
2012 Theevram Red XN Green tickY Red XN Red XN as Himself (Cameo)
2013 ABCD Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Co-written with Naveen Bhaskar, Sooraj-Neeraj
2015 Charlie Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Co-produced with Shebin Becker, Joju George
2017 Udaharanam Sujatha Red XN Red XN Red XN Green tickY Co-produced with Joju George


Kerala State Film Awards


  1. ^ Gauri, Deepa. "Thumping triumph". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Dream come true for Martin Prakkat". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  3. ^ Review : (2010). (10 December 2010). Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ Dulquer upcoming: Dulquer, Aparna in Martin Prakkat’s next | Malayalam Movie News. Times of India (18 March 2015). Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 July 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Martin Prakkat on his big win at kerala state film awards". The Hindu.

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