Anil Radhakrishnan Menon was born in Ottappalam, Kerala, India. He was the son of his father Radhakrishnan Palat and mother, Jayashree Palat. He completed his primary and secondary education in his hometown. Anil got is a graduation degree holder. The whole family then got shifted to Mumbai. He started his career with small things. He started his journey by directing some commercial ads. Later, when he became a master in it, he shifted from small ads to big. Anil made the famous brand’s commercial TV ads. After his keen hard-work and dedication towards his work, he got an opportunity to work in the film industry in the year 2013. Then he directed a movie North 24 Kaatham, his first-ever directorial film. This movie starred
as the lead roles of the film. The release of this movie was itself a huge thrill to watch. It breaks the office then.
This movie was a big hit and fetched various awards like the national award of the best film of the year and also a state award. It was a memorable moment for Anil throughout his life as Anil’s first movie bagged a hit, so the expectations from him were also high by this time. Later for his first film, he got a National Award as the Best Feature Film in Malayalam and also got the Second Best Film in State Award in Kerala. In the next year 2014 to the release of his first film which was a hit as well, he launches his second movie Sapthamashree Thaskaraha. It was also a thumbs up; it was a hit at the box office.
This movie starred Prithviraj, Asif Ali, Nedumudi Venu, , Chambal Vinod Jose, Neeram Madhav, Salam Bukhari, and lot more. It didn’t get any awards but gained lots of love and also many positive responses for the film and the director as well. In the year 2015, he made Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi, which starred Kunchako Boban,
. Then in the year 2017, he directed Diwanjimoola Grand Prix. This movie starred Kunchako Boban,
, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Vinayakan, Sudheer Karamana,
, and lot more. In this movie, he was both directors as well as a writer. Anil was then among one of the successful directors in south India of that time. His work has been beyond excellent. He is looking for more projects this year to outshine more.