Kaduvakulam Antony is an Indian actor and comedian, who acted in over 300 films. Born on November 9, 1936, in Kuttanad, Alleppy in Kerala to Annama Duos and Thoman. his family moved to Kaduvakulam, in the district of Kottayam, when he was two years old. His parents worked as farmers and Antony is the 8th son in the family. Two of his siblings died during birth. It was his aspiration to become a comedian ever since his childhood. Initially, he was working in a finance company, but since it is always his dream to become an actor, he went on to pursue it. He joined in several monoacts and amateur theatre plays. He participated in N. N. Pillai’s drama troupe called Viswa Kerala Kala Samithi and the National Theaters. 

Antony was later introduced in the Malayalam film industry by Malayalam actor and singer, Jose Prakash. Since then, he was considered as one of the best and most popular Malayalam actor and comedian during his time. He usually appeared as a funny sidekick. He debuted in the Malayalam mythological film, Bhakta Kuchela in 1961, where he got his first acting award for Best Humorist. This was followed by a small role in P. Subramaniam’s Snehadeepam in 1962. He also appeared in films like Sreerama Pattabhishekam, Ammu, Pakalkinavu, Station Master, Agniputhri, Chitramela, Iruttinte Athmavu and more. In the year 1968, he acted in his first full-length Malayalam comedy film, Viruthan Shanku, which was helmed by P. Venu. Subsequently, he acted in films like Jawala, Susy, Virunnukari, Pulliman, Thenaruvi, Ankathattu, Durga, Criminals, Chief Guest, Love Letter, Kaalam, Keni, Kakka, Ahankaram, Krishna Guruvaayoorappa, Kadamattathachan, Chorakku Chora, Azhi, Narathan Keralathil, Kaalathinte Sabhdam, Nee Allenkil Njan, Arabia, Mannar Mathai Speaking and a lot more.

Antony got married to Beeyatries Antony, and they have two children namely Sonia Antony and Tomydas Antony Pallivathukal. He was hospitalized in the year 2000 due to high BP and was admitted at the Medical Centre Hospital Kottayam. Antony stayed on the ward for 76 days because of a cerebral hemorrhage. On February 4, 2001, he died at his residence in Kaduvakulam. His funeral was held at the Little Flower Church Kaduvakulam. 

Guinness Pakru Malayalam Actor

Guinness Pakru

Malayalam comedy star Pakru, has the prefix Guinness to his name. Ever wondered the reason? He owns the record of a leading role enacted by a shorted actor in a full-fledged film. Born on 31st August 11976, being 2 feet 6 inch tall, Pakru worked as the male lead in the 2005 flick Albhuthadeep. He was adjudged the Special Jury Awards given by Kerala State Film association. His record was recorded in the year 2008 in Guinness Book of World Records. Albhuthadeep is a flick which has various specialties. It has 300 dwarfs, which is distinctive. The plot of the story is about dwarf men and normal ladies in an island. Prithviraj also acted with Pakru in this movie. This movie was a great success in the box office.    The 2010 flick My Big Father had Pakru donning the role of father of Jayaram. He also enacted ther ole of a mentally disturbed person in this film. The audience were moved his performance in this film and Pakru proved that he can handle comic and serious roles with equal panache.Pakru has shared screenspace with most of the top notch actors of Mollywood.    Earlier Guiness Pakru was known as Unda Pakru or just Pakru. However, his original name is Ajay Kumar. He has a diploma in computer science to his credit. But he chose a different path. He was good in mimicry. Along with this passion, his size made him to work in stage shows. Pakru also tested waters in mimicry and worked in mimicry groups before entering into films. When he was 18 he had worked on 1000 mimicry performances. The 1984 flick Ambili Ammavan was the first film of Pakru. Now he also works in television serials. The 2013 flick Kutteem Kolum is the directorial venture of Pakru. He also donned the protagonist role in this flick. Pakru fetched the Tamil Nadu Award for his flick Dishyum during the year 2006. Pakru has worked in around 40 films.    On his personal front, Pakru is married to Gayathri Mohan and is blessed with a daughter. He hails from Kundara, Kollam   Another Version Of Guinness Pakru:   Malayalam actor Ajay Kumar is perhaps world’s smallest actor. This comedy star is just 2 feet 6 inches tall and due to his height and experience as an actor, he made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Before making his debut in films, he had an experience as a mimicry artist in many stage plays and even in competition. His mother encouraged him to participate in competitions so that his participation certificates could get Ajay Kumar a government job.But luck had something else to do with his success. He was well versed in techniques of mimicry, recitation contests, fancy dress competitions, etc. and this talent fetched him applause in any competition he took part. Even in college, he took a keen interest in associating himself with politics, culture or any other form of arts as part of extra-curricular activities. Ajay was a gifted mimicry artist and even taken part in stage shows in Kerala. It is said that film director Vinayan discovered this actor while he was making a film ‘Atbhuta Dweep.' The actor was assigned the role of a warrior prince of a Lilliputian kingdom. After the release of this film, he became a household name in Kerala. It is said that the actor did all his fight–based scenes and did not need any double to perform the art. After the release of this film ‘Atbhutta Dweep’, the actor made his entry into the 'Guinness Book of Records' as he played a full-length character in a film. Ajay Kumar ( known as 'Pakru') was seen as the dwarf prince Gajendra in the movie. The film was a huge success. He made his debut in big screen with a film ‘Ambili Ammavan’ that released in 1984. So far the actor has performed in over 1,000 stage shows as a mimicry artist. Also, he also acts in TV series. Besides acting, he also has made his directorial debut with the film 'Kutteem Kolum' which stars the actor himself along with Munna, Adithya Ayota, Sanusha and Vijaya Raghavan. The actor got his screen name 'Pakru' from his first movie ‘Ambili Ammavan’. He also acted in another movie ‘Jocker’ where he played the real joker in the circus. The actor also had a lead role in movie ‘Swantham Bharya Zindabad’. Being a successful actor, the actor was never in short of women in his life who were interested in tying the knot with him. He married Gayatri, who was 5ft 1 inch, and now they have a daughter too. He was born on 31 August 1976 in Kottayam.

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Krishnankutty Nair

Krishnankutty Nair is a Malayalam film actor, known for doing comedy roles. He is from Sasthamangalam, Trivandrum City in Kerala. He had joined many drama troupes before he became a film actor.  Krishnankutty Nair became popular through the Malayalam films like Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu (in 1988), where he played as Thattan Gopalan, the father of Sreenivasan, who is bedridden due to old age. His acting skills were exemplary that he was usually cast in several films by award-winning directors like G. Aravindan, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Sathyan Anthikkad, Kamal and Padmarajan. Some of the films that he did with Padmarajan were Peruvazhy Ambalam; Oridathoru Phayalwan, Arappatta Kettiya Graamathil,  and Kariyilakattu Pole. He had acted with superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal.  In 1989, Krishnankutty acted in Sathyan Anthikkad’s Malayalam black comedy film, Varavelpu, which stars Mohanlal and Revathi in the lead roles. Krishnankutty played as the drunkard father of Revathi. A scene in the film shows Mohanlal and Krishnankutty having an argument. Mohanlal pushed him away, and he fell on the ground, which created a nice comedy in the movie. In the same year, he was seen in another directorial film of Sathyan Anthikkad titled Mazhavilkavadi, which stars Jayaram and Urvashi. He played as Kaleeswaran Kavalayil Kali Muthu, a barber, and the father of Urvashi. A scene in the film shows Krishnankutty while exercising and putting some oil on his thin body. Urvashi’s way of praising his health to Jayaram was really funny.  Apart from that, he acted in a series of films and established himself in the field of comedy.  He was later seen in films like Chanchattam, Kadinjool Kalyanam, Kuttapathram, Ulladakkam, Mookilla Rajyathu, Kizhakkan Pathrose, O’Faby, Kavadiyattam, Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans, Dollar, Boxer, Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka, Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman and many more.  Krishnankutty died on April 1, 2009, in Shoranur, India. 

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Krishnankutty Nair Malayalam Actor