Roopesh Peethambaran is a Malayalam film scriptwriter, director, and actor who climbed the ladder of success by making his debut as a child artist. The actor was first noted in the silver screen for his contribution as a child actor in a Malayalam movie, ‘Spadikam’, that released in 1995. In this Malayalam movie, he played the role a teen named Mohanlal. Later, in 1996, he was even spotted in a TV serial, ‘Pranavam', which aired on the Malayalam Doordarshan channel.
In the year 2012, he again made a comeback to the silver screen, but through a different route. He found the chance to make his debut as a screenwriter and director. The first film which he directed was ‘Theevram’, which faced a lukewarm response at the box office, even though it had a very good script. The film was announced in 2011, but only rolled out in 2012. The director made a tie-up with a film director,
, for distribution rights, who was already an acclaimed film director. In 2015, he again chose to be a director and wrote the script for another Malayalam movie, which was titled, ‘
You Too Brutus
’. This was a comedy thriller. The film was a multi-cast movie and the critics had lauded it. Currently, he is working on a untitled project, which would feature
, however, the other cast members are yet to be finalized. Roopesh would write the script of this untitled film too. In addition, he plans to work on a biopic on the legendary filmmaker,
. Plus. He also has plans to direct ‘
’ in his next venture.
The director, actor and screenwriter, Roopesh, was born on 22 August, 1980. He graduated from Bengaluru, and then made his foray into filmmaking.