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,
Lal Jose, 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
Vineeth Sreenivasan, 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,
John Abraham. Plus. He also has plans to direct ‘
Mammootty’ 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.