V. K. Prakash

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V. K. Prakash
Born (1960-10-12) 12 October 1960 (age 58)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Other namesVKP
OccupationFilmmaker
Years active2000 - present

V. K. Prakash is an Indian director who has worked on films, music videos, and commercials.[2] He has worked on Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and Hindi films, although he is mainly active in Malayalam cinema. Born in a Malayali family in Mumbai, and currently based in Bangalore, he runs his own ad film production company called Trends Adfilm Makers Pvt Ltd. He studied in the School of Drama, Thrissur before commencing his career in the ad film industry.[3] V. K. Prakash's first film Punaradhivasam received the awards for National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam, Kerala State Film Award for Best Debut Director and Kerala State Film Award for Best Story.[4] The second National Film Award was awarded for Nirnayakam as The Best Film on Social Issues in 2016.[5][better source needed]

Family[edit]

He is married to Sajitha. The couple have a daughter Kavya.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2000 Punaradhivasam Malayalam Winner :- National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam

Winner :- Kerala State Film Award for Best Debut Director
Winner :- Kerala State Film Award for Best Story

2003 Mullavalliyum Thenmavum Malayalam
2003 Freaky Chakra Hindi
2005 Police Malayalam
2006 Moonnamathoral Malayalam First high-definition (HD) Malayalam film to be digitally distributed to theatres via satellite
2008 Positive Malayalam
2009 Phir Kabhi Hindi DTH premiere
2009 Kavya's Diary Telugu
2009 Gulumal: The Escape Malayalam
2010 Aidondla Aidu Kannada
2011 Three Kings Malayalam
2011 Beautiful Malayalam
2012 Karmayogi Malayalam
2012 Trivandrum Lodge Malayalam
2012 Poppins Malayalam
2013 Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Malayalam
2013 Thank You Malayalam
2013 Silence Malayalam
2014 Shutter Marathi
2015 Nirnnayakam Malayalam National Film Awards for Best Film on Social Issues
2015 Ishqedarriyaan Hindi
2015 Rock Star Malayalam
2015 Mazhaneerthullikal Malayalam
2016 Marubhoomiyile Aana Malayalam
2017 Careful Malayalam
2018 Praana Telugu

Casting[edit]

VKP is noted for his particular association with certain actors or using the actors in more of his directorial ventures.[7]

Films Kunchacko Boban Jayasurya Indrajith Ouseppachan (Music) Anoop menon Meghna Raj Ratheesh Vegha (Music)
Mullavalliyum Thenmavum NoN NoN NoN
Police NoN NoN
Moonnamathoral NoN
Positive NoN
Gulumal-The Escape NoN NoN
Three Kings NoN NoN NoN NoN
Karmayogi NoN NoN
Beautiful NoN NoN NoN NoN
Trivandrum Lodge NoN NoN
Poppins NoN NoN NoN NoN NoN
Thank You NoN
Nirnnayakam NoN
Mazhaneerthullikal NoN

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VK Prakash". Facebook. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Manorama Online Latest Malayalam News. Breaking News Events. News Updates from Kerala India".
  5. ^ Nirnayakam
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. ^ "MalayalaSangeetham.Info - The Comprehensive Malayalam Music and Movie Database". malayalasangeetham.info.

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