Paravoor Bharathan

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Paravoor Bharathan
Paravoor bharathan.jpg
Born Bharathan
1928
Vavakkad, Cochin
Died August 19, 2015(2015-08-19) (aged 85–86)
Paravoor, Kerala, India
Residence Vavakkad, Ernakulam district, Kerala
Spouse(s) Thankamani
Children Pradeep, Madhu, Ajayan, Bindu
Parent(s) Vadakkekarayil Kochannan Koran, Kurumbakutty

Paravoor Bharathan was an Indian actor of Malayalam films. He started his career in movies during the 1950s. Bharathan is known as a versatile actor and has played a variety of roles including negative roles, character roles and comedy roles.[1]

Life[edit]

Bharathan was born to Vadakkekarayil Kochannan Koran and Kurumbakutty in 1928 at Vavakkad, Moothakunnam in North Paravoor, Cochin. He went to S.N.M. High School, Moothakunnam but, had to discontinue his studies when his father died. His father was a coconut plucker and mother was a coir maker. His father died when he was very young and his mother took care of him.

He used to act during his school days as well. On one occasion, he caught the eye of Kedamangalam Sadanandan, a noted Kathaprasangam artiste, who introduced him to the state troupe - Pushpitha during mid-1940s. He started acting in state shows in and around Paravoor. He has also performed dramas in actor Jose Prakash's drama troupe.

When the play Rakthabandham was being made into a film, Vijayabhanu recommended Bharathan's name for a role. The movie released in 1951 and was directed by Vel Swamy. It had Cherthala Vasudeva Kurup, Ambalapuzha Meenakshi, S. D. Subbiah and others in main roles. Bharathan went on to act in films like Kerala Kesari and Marumakal.

Bharathan spent a good amount of his early life as a stage actor. The turning point was his comic role in the play Maattoli in the early 50s. Acting alongside Bharathan in this play was Thankamani (she played a cameo in Neelakuyil), whom he later married.[2] Parethante Vilapam was the last telefilm and Changathikoottam released in 2009 was the last film he acted.[3]

Family[edit]

He is married to Thankamani.[4] They have four children Pradeep,Madhu,Ajayan and Bindu.[5]

Death[edit]

Bharathan died on August 19, 2015 morning at Paravoor. He was suffering from various age-related ailments and was under treatment. He is a well talented actor malayalam film industry. Incidentally he died the same day the 1965 film Chemmeen (in which he acted a role) completed 50 years of its release.[6]

Awards[edit]

  • 2004 Bahadoor Award

Filmography[edit]

He has acted in more than 1000 films. This list contains only a few of the actual.

  1. 2009 - Changathikoottam
  2. 2003 - Njan Salpperu Ramankutty
  3. 2003 - Arimbara
  4. 2003 - CID Moosa
  5. 2003 - Mazhanoolkkanavu .... Varma
  6. 2002 - Swararaga Ganga
  7. 2001 - Achaneyanenikkishttam
  8. 2001 - Chithrathoonukal
  9. 2000 - Mazhanoolkanavu
  10. 1998 - Kusruthi Kuruppu
  11. 1997 - Aniathipravu ..... Udayavarma Thampuran
  12. 1997 - Junior Mandrake
  13. 1996 - Aramana Veedum Anjoorekkarum
  14. 1996 - Saamoohyapadom
  15. 1995 - Sphadikam ..... Joseph
  16. 1995 - Thirumanassu.... Nandan's Father
  17. 1995 - Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava ..... Premachandran's father
  18. 1995 - Achan Kombathu Amma Varambathu
  19. 1994 - Pingami
  20. 1994 - Moonam Loka Pattalam
  21. 1994 - Pavam I A Ivachan
  22. 1994 - Manathe Kottaram
  23. 1994 - Bharya
  24. 1994 - Kudumba Visesham
  25. 1994 - Varabhalam
  26. 1993 - Meleparambil Aanveedu ..... Paramashivan
  27. 1993 - Bandhukkal Sathrukkal ..... Appukkuttan
  28. 1993 - Customs Diary
  29. 1993 - Ammayane Sathyam ..... Iyer
  30. 1993 - Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans ..... Minister
  31. 1992 - Ente Ponnu Thampuran
  32. 1992 - Ellarum Chollanu
  33. 1992 - Aparatha
  34. 1991 - Mookkilyarajyathu
  35. 1991 - Godfather ..... Anappara Parasuraman
  36. 1991 - Ganamela.... K S Pilla
  37. 1991 - Ottayal Pattalam
  38. 1991 - Pookalam Varavayi
  39. 1991 - Amina Tailors .... Vaasu
  40. 1991 - Ennum Nanmakal.....
  41. 1991 - Akashakottayile Sultan.....
  42. 1990 - Gajakesariyogam ..... Khader
  43. 1990 - Sasneham
  44. 1990 - Varthamanakaalam.... Thommachan
  45. 1990 - In Harihar Nagar
  46. 1990 - Thalayanamanthram
  47. 1990 - Nammude Naadu... Govinda Kuruppu
  48. 1990 - Dr. Pasupathy
  49. 1990 - Kadathanadan Ambadi
  50. 1990 - Shubhayathra
  51. 1990 - Kalikkalam
  52. 1990 - Marupuram
  53. 1990 - Pavam Pavam Rajakumaran
  54. 1990 - Vidhyarambam
  55. 1990 - His Highness Abdullah
  56. 1989 - Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal
  57. 1989 - Mazhavilkavadi ..... Vasu
  58. 1989 - Mudra
  59. 1989 - Mrigaya
  60. 1989 - Jagratha
  61. 1989 - Kodugallor Bhagavathi
  62. 1988 - Pattana Pravesham
  63. 1988 - Janmandharam.... Kittu
  64. 1988 - Moonam Mura
  65. 1988 - Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu
  66. 1987 - Idanaazhiyil Oru Kaalocha .... Vattoly Thomachan
  67. 1988 - Abkari
  68. 1986 - Doore Doore Oru Koodu Kottam
  69. 1986 - Snehamulla Simham
  70. 1986 - Nyayavidhi
  71. 1986 - Oru Yugasandhya
  72. 1986 - Sayam Sandhya ..... Iyer
  73. 1985 - Muhurtham Pathinonnu Muppathinu
  74. 1985 - Janakeeya Kodathi
  75. 1985 - Anubandham
  76. 1985 - Ee Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar
  77. 1985 - Iniuyum Katha Thudarum.....
  78. 1985 - Oru Kudakeezhil .... Potti
  79. 1985 - Oru Sandesham Koodi
  80. 1985 - Aviduthe Pole Ivideyum
  81. 1985 - Anakkorumma ...Police officer
  82. 1985 - Ambada Njane
  83. 1985 - Kannaram Pothi Pothi .... Murali
  84. 1985 - Onnigu Vannenkil
  85. 1985 - Muhurtham 11.30 .... Dr Warrier
  86. 1985 - Idanilangal
  87. 1984 - Adiyozhukkukal
  88. 1984 - Unaroo
  89. 1983 - Naanayam
  90. 1983 - Iniyenkilum
  91. 1983 - Kuyiline Thedi
  92. 1983 - Changatham
  93. 1983 - Mandanmar Londonil ... Kuttappan
  94. 1982 - Kurukkante Kalyanam
  95. 1982 - Mylanji .... Karim
  96. 1982 - Raktha Sakshi
  97. 1982 - Anuraagakkodathi .... Kunjunni
  98. 1982 - Ayudham
  99. 1982 - Enikkum Oru Divasam ... Chandrika's father
  100. 1982 - Padayottam ..... Mammootty
  101. 1982 - Ee Nadu ..... Bharathan
  102. 1981 - Sahasam
  103. 1981 - Ellam Ninakku Vendi .... Panchayat President
  104. 1981 - Avatharam .... Velichappadu
  105. 1981 - Orikkal Koodi
  106. 1980 - Karimpana
  107. 1980 - Theekadal .... Kochu
  108. 1980 - Ivar.....
  109. 1980 - Rajaneegandhi.... Shivaraman
  110. 1980 - Kochu Kochu Thettukal
  111. 1980 - Muthuchippikal .... Velu
  112. 1980 - Meen.....
  113. 1979 - Neeyo Njaano ... Sankara Pilla
  114. 1979 - Jimmy .... Varghese
  115. 1979 - Valeduthavan Valal
  116. 1979 - Enikku Njaan Swantham ... Mohan's father
  117. 1979 - Kaliyankkattu Neeli
  118. 1979 - Ezhunirangal .... Sankunni
  119. 1979 - Irumbazhikal ... Raghavan
  120. 1978 - Thacholi Ambu
  121. 1978 - Brashttu
  122. 1978 - Midukki Ponnamma
  123. 1978 - Kanalkattakal .... Govindan
  124. 1978 - Kudumbam Namukku Sreekovil .... Karadi Kuttappan
  125. 1978 - Velluvili .... Naanu
  126. 1977 - Aval Oru Devalayam
  127. 1977 - Chathurvedam
  128. 1977 - Ormakal Marikumo
  129. 1977 - Aparadhi .... Raman Nair
  130. 1977 - Kaduvaye Pidicha Kiduva
  131. 1977 - Agninakshathram
  132. 1977 - Ormakal Marikkumo ... Narayanan
  133. 1977 - Guruvayoor Keshavan
  134. 1977 - Vezhambal
  135. 1977 - Anugraham .... Rowdi Kuttan nair
  136. 1977 - Yatheem .... Hameed
  137. 1976 - Panchami
  138. 1976 - Sexilla Stundilla
  139. 1976 - Swimming Pool
  140. 1976 - Themmadi Velappan..... Chathu
  141. 1976 - Priyamvada
  142. 1975 - Kalyana Sougandikam
  143. 1975 - Madhura Pathinezhu
  144. 1975 - Love Letter
  145. 1975 - Chandanachola
  146. 1975 - Bharya Illatha Rathri
  147. 1975 - Kalyanapanthal
  148. 1975 - Muchittukalikkarante Makal
  149. 1975 - Hello Darling .... Sekhar
  150. 1975 - Chuvanna Sandhakal
  151. 1975 - Abhimanam
  152. 1975 - Ayodhya.... Kittu Panikkar
  153. 1974 - Rajahamsam....
  154. 1974 - Vishnu Vijayam
  155. 1974 - Nadanmare Avashamundu
  156. 1974 - College Girl .... Kittunni
  157. 1974 - Chakravakam ...Devassia
  158. 1974 - Ankathattu
  159. 1974 - Thumbolarcha ... Kunjuneeli's father
  160. 1974 - Rahasya Rathri
  161. 1974 - Youvanam ... Mathew
  162. 1973 - Nakhangal....
  163. 1973 - Panchavadi .... Manager Kumar
  164. 1973 - Kaapalika .... Adibharamantha Swami/Antony
  165. 1973 - Anjathavasam.... Rajappan
  166. 1973 - Ladies Hostel .... Vakkeel Pilla
  167. 1973 - Shatrem Thottu Manushyan Jayichu .... Sreedhara Menon
  168. 1973 - Football Chambian
  169. 1973 - Ponnapuram Kotta
  170. 1973 - Dharmayudham .... Appunni
  171. 1973 - Masappadi Mathupilla
  172. 1973 - Kaliyugam
  173. 1973 - Thottavadi ....Madhavan
  174. 1973 - Divya Darshanam
  175. 1973 - Urvashi Bharathi
  176. 1973 - Thaniniram .... Kozhi Krishnan/Aathmanantha Guru Swami
  177. 1972 - Devi
  178. 1972 - Manushya Bandhagal
  179. 1972 - Vidharthikale Ithile Ithile
  180. 1972 - Mayiladumkunnu
  181. 1972 - Iniyoru Janmam Tharoo
  182. 1972 - Gandharavakshetram .... Govinda Menon
  183. 1972 - Postmane Kaanmanilla
  184. 1972 - Chembarathi .... Rasheed
  185. 1972 - Shakthi
  186. 1972 - Maravil Thirivu Sookshikkuka ...Wan Lan/Esthappan
  187. 1972 - Mantrakodi
  188. 1972 - Panimudakku .... Mohammed
  189. 1972 - Punarjanmam
  190. 1972 - Maaya
  191. 1971 - Oru Penninte Kadha
  192. 1971 - Panchavankadu
  193. 1971 - Karakanakadal ..... Ekkoyi
  194. 1971 - Inquilab Sindabad
  195. 1971 - Sindooracheppu .... Kittu Kurup
  196. 1971 - Thettu .... Kurian
  197. 1971 - Kochaniyathi..... Soman
  198. 1971 - Lanka Dahanam
  199. 1971 - Anubhavangal Paalichakal
  200. 1971 - Shiksha ... Pankan Pilla
  201. 1971 - Marunattil Oru Malayali..... Kariyachan
  202. 1970 - Olavum Theeravum
  203. 1970 - Nizhalattom .... Abraham
  204. 1970 - Cross Belt.... Kaduva Narayanapilla
  205. 1970 - Aranaazhikaneram ..... Kochukutty
  206. 1970 - Bheekara Nimishangal ..... Mathai
  207. 1970 - Lottery Ticket
  208. 1970 - Priya
  209. 1970 - Triveni.... Mathai
  210. 1970 - Mindapennu .... Kunjappan
  211. 1970 - Ambalapravu
  212. 1970 - Vazhve Mayam .... Swami
  213. 1970 - Kurukshetram
  214. 1969 - Danger Biscuit ..... Chellappanashari
  215. 1969 - Rahasyam..... Vikraman
  216. 1969 - Aalmaram
  217. 1969- Balatha Pahayan..... Adraan
  218. 1969 - Rest House
  219. 1969 - Mooladhanam.... Naanu
  220. 1969 - Velliyazhcha .... Velu Pilla
  221. 1969 - Mister Kerala
  222. 1969 - Adimakal .... Unnithan
  223. 1969 - Kannoor Deluxe .... Manager
  224. 1969 - Kallichellamma.... Vasu
  225. 1969 - Nadi
  226. 1969 - Vila Kuranja Manushyar
  227. 1969 - Padicha kallan
  228. 1968 - Bharyamar Sookhikkuka .... Dileep
  229. 1968 - Anchu Sundarikal
  230. 1968 - Hotel High Range ... Vaasu
  231. 1968 - Viplavakarikal ... Sankaran
  232. 1968 - Thulabharam
  233. 1966 - Kattumallika
  234. 1966 - Kalyanarathriyil
  235. 1965 - Chemmeen .....
  236. 1965 - Kattuppokkal.... Vareechan
  237. 1965 - Karutha Kai..... Khader
  238. 1965 - Kadathukaran ... Bhadran
  239. 1965 - [Kaliyodam]...
  240. 1965 - Rajamalli
  241. 1965 - Mayavi .... Police officer
  242. 1965 - Bhoomiyile Malakha
  243. 1964 - Atom Bomb
  244. 1964 - Althara
  245. 1962 - Snehadeepam as Mohan
  246. 1962 - Kalpadukal
  247. 1961 - Christmas Rathri .... Porinchu
  248. 1961 - Unniyarcha
  249. 1961 - Bhakta Kuchela
  250. 1952 - Marumakal
  251. 1951 - Kerala Kesari
  252. 1951 - Rakthabandham

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