V. D. Rajappan

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V. D. Rajappan (വി. ഡി. രാജപ്പൻ)
Velikuzhiyil Devadasan Rajappan

(1944-01-03)3 January 1944
Died25 March 2016(2016-03-25) (aged 72)
OccupationFilm actor, Script writer, Recitation artist, Comedian, Parody writer
Years active1982–2005
ChildrenRajesh, Rajeev

V. D. Rajappan was an Indian film actor in Malayalam movies . He was a popular Kadhaprasangam artist in Kerala. He was born in Kottayam, Kerala. He was famous for his own way of inventive style in stand-up comedy in the late 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. He started his career in the 1980s mainly portraying comedian roles and has acted in more than 100 films in Malayalam. He is considered as the godfather of parody songs in Malayalam.


He was born to Devadasan and Vasanthy at Kottayam. He has a sister. He is married to Sulochana who is a nurse. They have two sons, Rajesh and Rajeev.[1] Rajesh working in M. G. University and Rajeev is a nurse in Doha.[2] He was settled at Peroor, Ettumanoor. He died at a private hospital in Kottayam at the age of 72 on 24 March 2016.[3]



  • Akkidi Pakkaran
  • Amittu
  • Avalude Partsukal
  • Chikayunna Sundari
  • Ennennum Kurangettande
  • Kidney
  • Kumari Eruma
  • Laharai Mukku
  • Mak Mak
  • Namukku Parkkan Chandanakadukal
  • Priye Ninte Kura
  • Pothuputhri
  • Karutha Manavatty


V. D. Rajappan died on March 25, 2016 at 11:30 am in KIMS Hospital, Kottayam. He was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure, which led to the paralysis of his leg. But cardiac arrest was the cause of death.[4] He was cremated with full state honours on the next day at his house premises.


  1. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/mangalam-varika/57233
  2. ^ "Mangalam=varika-13-May-2013". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 31 October 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/print-edition/sunday-mangalam/301566
  4. ^ "VD Rajappan no more"

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