Padmaraj Ratheesh is a famous actor from the Malayalam industry. He was born in Kerala to the couple Diana and the well-known veteran hero Ratheesh. His dad passed away when he was little, and his mother too is no more. Though his father already belonged to the industry Padmaraj along with his siblings were not given much exposure to the cinema field and considered their dad's office was just another "office." As they grew up, everyone studied very well and are in high positions now. But the junior Ratheesh always had the interest to become an actor and to follow his dad's footsteps. But before joining in films the actor had majored in Business Management and worked in a reputed company for about five years, but he had to resign as there was no one there to look after his sick mother.

Padmaraj's debut movie was named Fireman where he got to play a negative role. His next film was with one of the Mollywood superstar Mammootty. The film was given the title as Acche Din, and Padmaraj's acting was very well appreciated and praised by the audience. The artist also has a younger sister named Parvathy Ratheesh who also is very well educated and she too entered in this field.

Both the siblings have got no formal training for acting whatsoever, but they grew up watching their dad's motion pictures which were just enough for them to do well in the industry. Karinkunnam 6S is the third film of the elder Ratheesh which is likely to be released this year, and he will share the screen space with the beautiful star Manju Warrier.

In this flick, he plays the role of a volleyball player, and Manju Warrier plays the role of a coach. It was the first ever movie made on the sport of volleyball in Mollywood. Deepu Karunakaran has directed this amazing flick who also happened to direct Padmaraj's first motion picture, Fireman. The superstar Mammootty is like a godfather for these two newbies in the industry. He was a close friend of their father's.

P. K. Venukuttan Nair Malayalam Actor

P. K. Venukuttan Nair

P. K. Venukuttan Nair was born in 1931 and died on 26th November 2012. Nair was an Indian drama personality and Malayalam movie actor. He was the vice-president of the Kerala Sangeeth Natak Akademi and associate of the Kendra Sangeet Nataka Academy. He won many prizes at state-level contests for professional acting, comprising the P. J. Antony Reward in March 2002. Nair expired on 26th November 2012 in Thiruvananthapuram at the age of 81. Mr. Nair, an engineer-turned drama artist, had won the National award for the best manager for ‘Swathi Tirunal’ in 1988, ‘Othello’ in 1992, ‘Anna Karenina’ in 1991 and‘Indulekha’ in 1989. His play on the mom of Socialist patriarch, ‘Elamkulathe Amma’ had won significant acclaim. He had performed in four flicks, Swapanadanam, Swayamwaram, Oru Cherupunchiri and Ulkkadal. He was the vice-president of the Kerala Sangita Natak School and affiliate of the Kendra Sangita Nataka College. Mr. Nair had improved his skills as a performer and manager in the teams of masters like P.K. Vikraman Nair, his brother, and C.J. Thomas. He lived with his spouse. Theatre campaigners and individuals from distinctive walks of life called his house to pay tribute. The corpse of Nair burned at Santikavadam. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, in his concerned message, labeled Mr. Nair as a drama artist who cherished an unique style contradicting the predictable theatre ideas. Culture Minister K.C. Joseph defined Mr. Nair as a person who has discrete talent.. He had created himself as an actor and play house critic. The Leader of the Competitor V.S. Achuthanandan portrayed Mr. Nair as one who made priceless aid as a player, interpreter of classical theatres and as a dedicated drama trainer. However, he also has a controversy surrounding the artist. The city forces have arrested a leading celebrity and actor in a relationship with the alleged harassment of a seven-year-old lassie, the police said. Seventy-year-old P K Venukuttan Nair, the respected individual in the drama circles in Kerala and a picture performer of yesteryears, was under arrest by police on the base of a complaint recorded by the girl’s parents with the State Females' Commission (SFC). Nair had been imprisoned in judicial keeping and relocated to the police cell in the therapeutic university hospital for health reasons. The paternities then advanced to SWC with a complaint. The committee recorded the child's declaration and issued a warning to the suspect. As he was deprived of the charge, the case transferred to the police. However, the arrest took place; the subject came to daylight when SWC president M Kamalam made an unintended reference to the problem at a public gathering.


Paravoor Ramachandran

Paravoor Ramachandran has been a star of the Malayalam industry. Born in 1945, Paravoor was brought up in Kerala. Since childhood, he was fascinated by acting, and that’s the reason he opted for this profession at a young age. Initially, he started off with theatre at the tender age of 17. His first play was ‘Perbavoor Nataka Sala.’ He received a lot of appreciation for this play and got more positive reviews when viewers got to know that he was only 17 years old. He always said that he enjoyed theatre more than films and that’s the reason he worked in theater more than movies. He had been a part of the theatre named ‘Kalidasa Kalakedram.’ The Kalidasa Kalakedram has been working since years and has given many budding actors and actresses chance to work so that they can polish their skills. Paravoor worked in many plays for two years when he was in Kalidasa Kalakedram. After these two years, when he got a lot of critical acclaims, he was approached by directors for roles in movies. He majorly worked in art films. His first flick was in 1996, approximately after 25 years of theater. The name of his silver screen debut was ‘Sathya Bhamakkoru Pranaya Iekhanam’ in which he played the character of Chandramangalathu Ramavarma. He gained popularity from this role. Then he went on to play roles in many Malayalam flicks. Few of them are Superman, Harbour, FIR, Kadha Nayakan, Thooval Kottaram, Shivam, The King maker leader, Pathaaka, Kanal Kireedam. His last silver screen presence was in Yakshiyum Njanum in which he portrayed Vasudeva Gounder. In total, he worked in thirty flicks. In his personal life, at the peak of his career, his parents selected a girl for him, and he gave his approval for this arranged marriage. The name of his wife is Sathi, and the couple is blessed with two children. Neither his wife nor his children are from the filmy background. Paravoor opted for a voluntary retirement from films in 2009 at the age of 64. The exact reason for this retirement is not known, but news reports claim that his ill health was a reason that he had to bid farewell to both theatre and films. But he continued to work on television for some serials. Paravoor breathed his last on 4th January 2011 in Kottayam, Kerala. It was a sudden death that came as a shock to Malayalam industry.

Paravoor Ramachandran Malayalam Actor