G. Marthandan is a successful Malayalam director. He is now amongst the most demanded directors of the South Indian Film Industry. Marthandan was born in Changanacherry, Kerala. Marthandan’s full name is G Marthandan Gopalan Nair. Marthandan started his career as a director with his film Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus. The movie based on the backdrop of the theater plays. Mammootty played the lead role of Cleetus in the movie. Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus was a Malayalam comedy film. The movie was released in the year and didn’t do good business at the
. The movie received mixed reviews from the viewers. Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus was a huge failure, and Marthandan was criticized for his work in the movie. Marthandan never let the fire inside him die. He directed another movie in the year 2015. The movie was called
, which was a Malayalam film, starring Mammootty and
. The movie was written by Vijewesh A.C. Acha Din disappointed the audience and received a lot of criticism from the viewers.
Acha din also received mixed reviews and failed miserably. Later in the year 2016, Marthandan directed another movie called Pavada. Pavada was a Malayalam movie written by
, Maniyan Pilla Raju,
and Prithviraj Sukumanran. The movie was based on two alcoholics who enter a treatment facility to get their lives straight. After a lot of struggle, Marthandan was able to pull off a great movie. Pavada was well received at The Box Office. The film did a business of more than 1.24 crore on the opening day. Pavada was declared as the first superhit movie at the box office for the year 2016. The songs and the storyline of the movie were appreciated by the audience and Marthandan’s work in the movie received critical acclamations.