Sohanlal

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Sohanlal
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Sohanlal
Born
Thiruvananthapuram
OccupationWriter, director
Websitehttp://www.sohanlal.com

Sohanlal (സോഹൻലാൽ) is an Indian film director and writer, based in Kerala.

Career[edit]

Sohanlal started his career as a production assistant and script writer with Doordarshan in 1996–2000 and later worked with the television channels - Indiavision in 2000-2002, Middle East Television in 2002-2004, Jeevan TV in 2004 and Amrita TV in 2004-2011 as Director-Programs.

Director[edit]

Sohanlal shot into fame in 2006 with the TV film Neermaathalathinte pookkal adapted from a short story by Malayalam writer Madhavikutty / Kamala Surayya. The film was telecast on Amrita TV and brought him critical acclaim and several awards including Kerala State Awards for Best TV Film, Director, Script Writer, Music and Audiography.[1]

Sohanlal's first feature film was Orkkuka Vallappozhum in 2009 starred mainstream Malayalam actors. It won him the Kerala Film Critics Association Award for Best Debut Director and the movie screened in various film festivals worldwide. His second movie Kadhaveedu (House of Stories) was released in November 2013.

Author[edit]

  • Aakaashavum ente Pranayavum - Poems - Published by Paridhi Books-2007
  • Neermaathalathinte Pookkal - Screenplay - Published by Kerala Bhasha Institute-2007
  • Limelight -Novel- Malayalam - Published by DC Books-2010
  • Orkkuka Vallappozhum - Screenplay - Published by Kerala Bhasha Institute-2010
  • Limelight -Novel- Tamil- Published by Uyirmayi Publications-2011
  • London Lights -UK Travel- Published by Sign Books-2011
  • Park Street -Novel- Published by DC Books-2012
  • P.Bhaskaran - Biography - Published by Kerala Bhasha Institute-2013
  • M.P.Appan - Biography - Published by Kerala Bhasha Institute-2013
  • Kadhaveedu - Screenplay - Published by Kerala Bhasha Institute-2014
  • Smrithithrayam/ Trilogy Nostalgia - Screenplays - Published by Kerala Bhasha Institute-2015
  • SYN -Yoga- Published by Amazon-2016
  • Autobiography of a Stray Dog -Documentary- Published by Amazon-2017
  • Ammamaram - Novel- Published by Green Books-2017

Lyrics written[edit]

  • 2014 Konthayum Poonoolum
  • 2013 Kadhaveedu
  • 2013 Teens
  • 2012 Mazhanritham
  • 2009 Thaalolam

Filmography - Director[edit]

Year Title Cast
2009 Orkkuka Vallappozhum Thilakan, Jagadeesh, Krishnachandran,Chalipala,Shilpabala, Meera Vasudev et al.
2013 Kadhaveedu Kunchako Boban, Lal, Biju Menon, Manoj K. Jayan, Kalabhavan Shajon, Bhama, Rituparna Sengupta, Mallika,Swapna Menon et al.
2018 The Great Indian Road Movie Master Ashray, Vijay Anand, Anila, Madhupal, Sunil Sukhada, Prem Manoj et al.
2019 Appuvinte Sthyanweshanam / Appu in search of truth Master Ridhun, A.V.Anoop, Sudheer Karamana, Maniyan Pillai Raju, Meera Vasudev, Sarayu, Krishnan Balakrishnan, AlberAlex, Vinduja Vikram, Master Rohan et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manmadhan, Prema (21 December 2006). "Abstract and like a haiku". Metro Plus Kochi. The Hindu. Retrieved 7 March 2009.

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