Kunjandi is a Malayalam, film actor. He was born in the year 1919 at Kozhikkode, Kerala in India and started his film career in the year 1962. Before entering the film industry, he was a theatre actor since the age of 12 and has acted in over 800 stage plays. Kunjandi was said to be more dedicated to his theatre career than of his film career. Nevertheless, he has worked in more than 150 films during the 60s until the 90s and portrayed supporting and character roles.
He used to perform in several films of director I.V. Sasi and became notable in Angadi (1980), Ahimsa (1981), Ee Nadu (1982), Iniyenkilum (1983) and many more. In 1962, he was debuted in the PB Unni’s Malayalam film entitled Swargarajyam, which stars T.R. Omana, Ambika, T.S. Muthaiah and Angamuthu. Since then, there is no looking back.
He performed in several films like Ammaye Kaanaan, Thacholi Othenan, Udayam Kizhakku Thanne, Uttarayanam, Bandhanam, Lava, Ahimsa, NH 47, Vella, Kayyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu, Panchagni, Vartha, Doore Doore Oru Koodu Koottam, Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil, Vrutham, Oridathu, Kanakambarangal, Dhwani, Malootty, Kadathanadan Ambadi, Kadavu, No. 1 Snehatheeram Bangalore North, Kaanchanam, Kalyaanakkacheri, Kalyaana Unnikal, The Truth and a lot more. In the year 1992, he received the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Award, and he was later honored with a fellowship.
In 1993, he earned the Pushpasree Trust Award and the Ramashram Award in the year 1999. Kunjandi died on January 6, 2002, at his residence in Palakkad. He was 83-years old at the time of his death.