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, director and film producer who works in the Malayalam film industry.


Martin started his career as a celebrity photographer and worked with Vanitha Magazine for 10 years.[1] In 2010, Martin directed Best Actor starring Mammootty in the lead role. The movie was a commercial success and received positive reviews from critics.[2] 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.[3] His latest movie Nayattu was released on 08 April 2021.

Charlie was the highlight at the Kerala State Film Awards 2015 winning in 8 categories,[4] 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.[5]


Year Film Credited as Notes
Director Screenplay Producer
2010 Best Actor Yes Yes No Co-writer: Bipin Chandran
2013 ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi Yes Yes No Co-writer: Naveen Bhaskar, Sooraj-Neeraj
2015 Charlie Yes Yes Yes Co-producer: Shebin Becker, Joju George
2017 Udaharanam Sujatha No No Yes Co-producer: Joju George
2021 Nayattu Yes No Yes Co-Producer: Ranjith, P. M. Sasidharan[6]
2023 Iratta No No Yes Co-producer: Joju George,Sijo vadakkan
As actor


Kerala State Film Awards


  1. ^ "Dream come true for Martin Prakkat". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. ^ Review : (2010). (10 December 2010). Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Kerala State Awards 2015: Full list of winners". Archived from the original on 12 July 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  5. ^ M, Athira (3 March 2016). "Martin Prakkat on his big win at kerala state film awards". The Hindu.
  6. ^ "'നായാട്ടു'മായി മാർട്ടിൻ പ്രക്കാട്ട്; കുഞ്ചാക്കോ ബോബനും ജോജുവും നിമിഷയും വേഷമിടുന്നു".

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