Popularly known as A.K. Lohithadas, his detailed work on Malayalam Cinema as a scriptwriter, playwright, director, and producer has bought him a lot of fame. He was born in Kerala on May 5, 1955. Writing a film story was his real passion, but he was unable to make a mark in that industry. In 1986, he made his debut in script writing in the Malayalam Theater, and his work was accepted by the legendary stage actor,
. This recognition led him to bag a state award. Actor, Thilakan introduced him to Malayalam film director, K.G. George, but it didn’t help him in starting a film career. Although this did not do wonders, the latter gave Lohithadas, a core idea which then turned out to be the story of Kireedam.
was also searching for talented writers when he came across Lohithadas, and the movie Thaniavarthanam became a huge hit.
As a duo, they produced tremendously hit movies like Dasharatham, His Highness Abdullah and many more. He went on to become a film writer and produced critical and commercial hit films. Films like Veendum Chila Veetukarangyal gave him great recognition and took up his career. He won the best script for this movie. He also won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for the film Kasthuri Mann for displaying women in a brilliantly depicted role. The film Sasneham also won him many accolades. He won the Kerala State Film Award for his work in Thaniyavarthanam. His work was immensely appreciated, and his high point was when he went to Germany, a person there asked him whether his film Bhoothakkanndi was a real story of human psychology.
He has several awards to his name. He died on June 28, 2009, after he complained chest pain and later died due to a heart attack. He contributes much to the betterment of the Malayalam Cinema.