Birthday: 16-01-1923
Date of death: 19-08-2015
Star sign: Aquarius

Born on January 16, 1929, in Cochin, Kerala, Paravoor Bharathan was an Indian on-screen character and comedian in Malayalam movies. He is the son of Kurumbakutty and Vadakkekarayil Kochannan Koran. He got his education from S.N.M. Secondary School in Moothakunnam but had to stop his studies when his dad passed away.

His mother was a coir creator and dad was a coconut plucker. When he was youthful, his father died and, his mom dealt with him. Bharathan acted amid his school days too. On one of the event, he got the attention of Kedamangalam Sadanandan, a prominent Kathaprasangam artiste, who acquainted him with the state troupe - Pushpitha amid the mid-40s. He began acting around Paravoor and in state shows. He has likewise performed dramatizations in drama group of on-screen character Jose Prakash.

At the point when the play Rakthabandham turned into a motion picture, Vijayabhanu prescribed Bharathan's name for a part. The movie discharged in 1951 and coordinated by Vel Swamy. It had S. D. Subbiah, Cherthala Vasudeva Kurup, Ambalapuzha Meenakshi and others in lead parts.

Bharathan went ahead to work in films such as Kerala Kesari by V Krishnan in 1951 and Marumakal by M. K. Chari in 1952. Bharathan spent a decent measure of his life as a phase on-screen character. The defining moment was his funny part in the act Mattioli in the mid-50s.

Bharathan worked alongside Thankamani in this play, who also played a guest appearance in film Neelakuyil, whom he later wedded. Parethante Vilapam was the last telemovie and Changathikoottam discharged was the final motion picture he acted in 2009.

He hitched to Thankamani. They have four kids Bindu, Pradeep, Ajayan, and Madhu. Bharathan passed on 19 August of 2015 in the morning at his house in Paravoor. He was experiencing different age-related diseases and was under treatment.

He is one of the gifted performing artists of Malayalam cinema. Fortuitously, he passed away the same day as 1965 motion picture Chemmeen, in which he acted a part, finished 50 years of its discharge. In 2004, he earned Bahadoor Award for his work in Malayalam film industry.

He has worked in more than 1000 movies such as Arimpara by Murali Nair, C.I.D.Moosa by Johny Antony, Aniyathipraavu by Fazil and many more. Bharathan has also acted as supporting and negative characters. He worked in various favoured parts throughout his vocation of 4 to 5 decades.