Madhupal Kannambath popularly known as Madhupal is a well-known actor, director, scriptwriter and short story writer. He hails from Calicut but has spent much of his childhood in Palakkad where his father owned a movie theater. That was how he developed liking towards cinema. Before acting in films, he worked as assistant director to Bharath Gopi and Rajeev Anchal and has assisted appreciated movies like Guru, Kashmeeram, Butterflies. His acting debut began accidently in Kashmeeram in 1994 when he replaced the antagonist who did not appear for the shoot, proving his acting skills. He received critic award for the best debutant for his portrayal of a terrorist in the movie. He has appeared in more than 90 movies and played different types of character roles, positive and negative, small and lengthy before trying his skills as an independent director. Susanna, Mark Antony, Guru, Snehadooth, Agnisakshi, Margam are some of his movies as an actor. Apart from Malayalam he has appeared in other languages like Tamil, Hindi and English also.
He also associated with Malayalam Television and saw success as an actor and a director in the Small screen. He directed a series MT Kathakal named Kazcha for Amritha TV, and also assisted in the 13 episode serial Shararandal directed by Jude Attipetty. He directed a serial Daivathinte Swantham Devootty in Mazhavil Manorama starring Dhanya Mary Varghese as Devooty, which received the Kerala State Award for Best Serial in 2011. He has also directed documentaries for Public work Department, Water authority and Sports council.
His directorial venture Thalappavu and his second movie Ozhimuri received National and International recognition and also represented in many National and International film festivals and were honored with many Awards. Ee Jeevitham Jeevichu Theerkunnathu, Kadal oru Nadiyude Kathayanu, hebrewil oru Premalekhanam, Madhupalinte Kathakal, Facebook and Jainemettile Pashukkal are some of his distinctive short stories. Madhupal is married to Rekha Vasumathi in 1990 and has two daughters Madhavi and Meenakshi.

Rajeev Rangan

Rajeev Rangan is a famous Malayalam film director, producer, actor, a dubbing artist and a singer hailing from Trivandrum, India. Apart from all these, he is also a gemologist, not many are aware of it, though. Currently, he lives in Kochi, India. He did his schooling from Sree Moola Vilasam High School, Thiruvananthapuram. Later, he chose art stream and studied at the Government Arts College. His love for movies was right since the college days. He was also interested in the background working of a movie direction. In 1977, he joined and started actively working for film and television media. He has not only acted on small screen but also on the big screen. He has done a lot of character roles, commercials, short films, serials and print advertisements. Some of his work as an actor include - “Charithram” starring the beautiful ‘Shobhana’ and the dashing actor ‘Mammootty’, “Aham” starring the legendary ‘Mohanlal’, ‘Sainyam’, ‘Dasaratham’, ‘Sthalam’, ‘Arthana’, ‘Pravaachakan’, ‘Paisa Paisa’, etc. In most of the movies, Rajeev played intense character roles. He is also a popular personality for the TV audience. After acting, he started to enhance and develop his love and passion for singing and was known as a professional singer in the industry. Even today he is known for his talent and beautiful mesmerizing voice. Some of his songs include : ‘Kuyilinte Mani Naadam’, ‘PuliyilaKarayolum’, ‘Dilruba’, ‘Malarkodipolae’, ‘NilaveVaa’, ‘Ammayendrazhakkaatha’, ‘Rakshaka’, ‘Chandra Kalabham’, ‘Devanganagal’, etc. Out of these, ‘Malarkodipolae’ and ‘Chandra Kalabhamare’ considered as the most evergreen hit songs by him. In 2014, Rajeev was all set to direct a movie along with Rajeevnath,Sibi Malayil, and Venu Nagavally. Everyone has a “dream come true” moment at least once in their life. This movie direction was his dream come true moment. And as clichéas it may sound, dreams do come true! This movie was about a child experiencing and miserably suffering from Down's syndrome. Rajeev was very positive about this movie’s direction as he has worked before for the improvement of the differently- abled children. With a lot of close interactions with them, he was able to do justice and encourage our Indian society to treat such children like the normal ones. He believes that this movie is for a cause- to spread a beautiful message. He has won a lot of awards and recognitions for his work and contributions, especially as a singer. In 2016, Rajeev was also a part of the horror and thriller film called “168 hours” where the story revolves around a married couple.

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Rajeev Rangan Malayalam Actor