Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai

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Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai (1900–1979) was a Malayalam dramatist, poet, screen play writer and actor.[1] He was born on 1900 in Muthukulam, a small village in Alappuzha District, Kerala, India. Known as the Akshara Guru of Malayalam talkie films, he wrote the screenplay and dialogues of Balan, the first Malayalam talkie and Jeevithanauka, the first box office hit in the Malayalam film industry. He is also the author of about 55 dramas and dozens of film stories and screenplays. In 1968, he acted in Viruthan Shanku, the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema directed by P. Venu. He acted in around 150 Malayalam films and wrote Tataka Parinayam Kathakali. An award named Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai Puraskaram has been instituted by Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai Samraka Samithi in honour of him.[2][3]

Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai
Born 1900
Muthukulam, Alappuzha, Kerala State, India
Died 1979
Occupation Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

Filmography[edit]

  1. Rajayogam (1976)
  2. Kamam Krodham Moham (1975)
  3. Chief Guest (1975)
  4. Pulivalu (1975)
  5. Babumon (1975) .... Advocate
  6. Vandikkari (1974)
  7. Bhoomidevi Pushipiniyayi (1974)
  8. Thacholi Marumakan Chandu (1974)... Kanachira Kannappan
  9. Checkpost (1974)
  10. Swarga Puthri (1973).... Paulose
  11. Kaliyugam (1973)
  12. Interview (1973).... Sekhara Pilla
  13. Masappadi Mathupilla (1973)
  14. Manushyaputhran (1973) .... Vaidyar
  15. Chukku (1973)
  16. Yamini (1973) .... Chettiyar
  17. Ladies Hostel (1973) .... Kunju
  18. Maya (1972)
  19. Punarjanmam (1972)
  20. Balya Prathigna (1972)
  21. Kandavarundo? (1972)
  22. Mayiladumkunnu (1972)
  23. Bobanum Moliyum (1971)
  24. YOugumullaval (1971)
  25. Anubhavangal Paalichakal(1971).....Kurup Sakhavu
  26. Oru Penninte Kadha (1971)
  27. Aranazhika Neram (1970).... Lona
  28. Lottery Ticket (1970)
  29. Ezhuthatha Kadha (1970)
  30. Vazhve Mayam (1970) .... Panchayat member
  31. Saraswathi (1970)
  32. Vivahitha (1970)
  33. Nurse (1969)
  34. Sandhya (1969)
  35. Velliyazhcha (1969) Paramu Pilla
  36. Viplavakarikal (1968)
  37. Thokkukal Kadha Parayunnu (1968)
  38. Vidyarthi (1968)
  39. Vazhi Pizhacha Sandathi (1968)
  40. Viruthan Shanku (1968)....Forest Officer
  41. Lady Doctor (1967) .... Mathai
  42. Sahadarmini (1967)
  43. Madatharuvi (1967)
  44. Karutharathrikal (1967)
  45. Ullathumathi (1967)
  46. Bhagyamudra (1967)
  47. Pavappettaval (1967) .... Narayana Pilla
  48. Rowdy (1966)
  49. Kalyanarathriyil (1966)
  50. Kadamattathachan (1966)
  51. Sthanarthi Saramma (1966) .... Antonychan
  52. Pinchuhridayam (1966)
  53. Kalipennu (1966)
  54. Kusruthikuttan (1966)
  55. Kayamkulam Kochunni (1966)...Achuthan Nair
  56. Archana (1966)
  57. Kavyamela (1965)... Ashaan
  58. Sarpakadu (1965)
  59. Kuppivala (1965) ...Kittumman
  60. Porter Kunjali (1965).... Keshava Pilla
  61. Bhoomilyile Malakha (1965)
  62. Kalyana Photo (1964)
  63. Kudumbini (1964) .... Kunju Kaniyar
  64. Kalayum Kaminiyum (1963)
  65. Kattumaina (1963)
  66. Swargarajayam (1962)
  67. Vidhi Thanna Vilakku (1962)
  68. Kannum Karalum (1962)
  69. Viyarpinte Vila (1962)
  70. Umminithanka (1961)
  71. Nairu Pidicha Pulivalu (1958)..... Kuttappa Kurup
  72. Lilly (1958)
  73. Achanum Makanum (1957)
  74. Koodapirappu (1956)
  75. Kidappadam (1955)
  76. Avan Varunnu (1954)
  77. Avakashi (1954) .... Manmadan
  78. Snehaseema (1954) .... Thommi
  79. Sandehi (1954)
  80. Ponkathir (1953)
  81. Lokaneethi (1953)
  82. Athmasakhi (1952)
  83. Vanamala (1951)
  84. Navalokam (1951)
  85. Yachakan(1951)
  86. Jeevithanauka (1951)
  87. Nallathanka (1950)

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