K G George is a renowned movie director in Malayalam film industry. He is very well known and much appreciated for his deep analytical skills about human psychology, which clearly reflects in his movies. He is one of the trendsetters who made an enormous effort to modernize the Malayalam films during 1970's. His characters all speak a deep evaluation that is done on the normal human psychology in various situations.
Born in 1946 and christened as Kulakkatil Geevarghese George, he later grew big and his name had to be shortened as K G George. He was an asst. director for director Ramu Kariat. He made his debut as a director with a movie Swapnadanam(1975). This movie had witnessed a great success in terms of commercial elements and gained applaud from critics. This was just the beginning. Again in 1980 he made another huge movie called Yavanika. This is a thriller category movie but this movie portrayed the human psychological aspects so clearly that it could achieve appreciation even from critics. This movie had won Kerala State Film Award. His other movies include Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback, Adaminte Variyellu, Panchavadi Palam, Irakal and Elavamkodu Desam. He introduced the Malayalam super star Mammootty in 1980 through a film "Mela". This was written and directed by K G George.
His movie Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback released in 1983. This movie has a clear hint to an actress Shobha, who committed a suicide. This movie was a huge controversy even before releasing.
However, later he mentioned in an interview that he is shocked to see the change in Mammootty's attitude and that is making him take a leave from film making. His latest movie was Elavamkodu Desam in 1998.
His movies have won many prestigious awards like Best Film, Best Screen Play, and Kerala State Film Award for Best film with popular appeal and aesthetic value, Best Story, 2015 - Master's award of Film employees Federation of Kerala (FEFKA).
On personal front, he is married to Selma GeorgeSelma George is a singer by profession in the Indi >> Read More... who is a singer in Malayalam film industry. He is blessed with 2 kids Arun and Thara.