Sreekandan Nair

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Sreekandan Nair
Born
R. Sreekandan Nair

NationalityIndian
Alma materMA & M Phil in political science
OccupationManaging director @ Flowers Channel, Television personality, anchor, and producer
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)Usha
ChildrenCharutha, Sree raj
Parent(s)Raman Pillai, Janaki Amma

R. Sreekandan Nair is an Indian television anchor. He has hosted several Malayalam TV shows, including Oru Nimisham, Nammal Thammil, Janata Ki Adalath, and Samadooram. He was formerly a presenter on Doordarshan, the content head and senior vice president of Asianet in the Kerala sector of India, and a consultant to the entertainment television operations of Mazhavil Manorama. He currently hosts a talk show called the Sreekandan Nair Show on Flowers TV.[1][2] He achieved Guinness world record along with Flowers TV for hosting a TV talk-show for 6 hours and asked 674 questions on 18 March 2018.[3]

Career[edit]

Sreekandan Nair was born in Melila in Kollam district, as the younger son of Raman Pillai and Janaki Amma. He started his career in 1983 as a lecturer at the Sree Kerala Varma College in Trichur. In 1984, he joined All India Radio as a programme executive. At All India Radio, he penned and staged over 1500 satirical radio plays, radio dramas, and documentaries. He also anchored the program Oru Nimisham on Doordarshan.

He later joined Asianet as the head of its TV content division in Kerala. While working there, he launched the Malayalam television talk show Nammal Thammil, which spanned 750 episodes over 17 years. He eventually became the Show Director of the event management division of Asianet. In 2003, he became the Senior Vice president of Asianet.[4] He simultaneously worked for Mazhavil Manorama as a consultant and founded the company Magic Media Infotainment Private Limited. Under its banner, he produced and anchored the talk show Samadooram and the television serial Kathayile Rajakumari, which was broadcast on Mazhavil Manorama.

On 4 January 2016, he launched a talk show called the Sreekandan Nair Show on Flowers TV, of which he is the managing director.[5] He later launched another talk show called 'Oru Nimisham' on the same channel.

year Program Channel Role Notes
1990's Oru Nimisham DD Malayalam Host
1995-2011 Nammal Thammil Asianet Host
2011-2012 Kathayile Rajakumari Mazhavil Manorama Producer
2012 Samadooram Host
2013-2014 Sreekandan Nair Show Surya TV Host
2015-2016 Smart Show Flowers TV Host
2016 – 2019 Sreekandan Nair Show Host
2016-2017 Oru Nimisham Host
2019-Present Anantharam Host
2019-Present Good Morning 24 Host

References[edit]

  1. ^ "sreekandan nair show latest episode Archives - Flowers TV".
  2. ^ Manalethu, Biju Cherian (31 December 2015). "Sreekandan Nair Talk Show on Flowers Television - Saturdays at 10 PM".
  3. ^ "Most questions asked by a TV talk show host in 6 hours". Guinness World Records.
  4. ^ "R Sreekandan Nair" (PDF). leadrsofkerala.com. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  5. ^ Vinodadarshan. "VINODADARSHAN: SreeKandan Nair Show on Flowers TV from January 2, 2016,".