A firebrand script-writer, actor, director, and producer, that’s Renji Panicker for you. He made his debut with movie ‘Bhattacharya IPS’ in 2005. He started his career as a journalist after getting his post graduate degree in it. He, with Shaji Kailas, has given gem of movies to the Malayalam industry. He is also the managing director of the Malayalam newspaper Metrovarthaa. He was born on 21 January 1958 to Keshava Panicker and Laalamani at Nedumudi, Alleppey.

He pursued his bachelor’s degree in Malayalam literature from S.D. College, Alleppey and diploma in Journalism from The Press Club Institute of Journalism, Trivandrum. He did his post graduation in Journalism from Kerala University, Karyavattom. He married Anitha Mario Thomas, a psychologist by profession who was his classmate at Kerala University and has twin sons, Nathan Panicker, and Nikhil Panicker. He lived in Chengannur before shifting to Cochin.

Renji has the style of showing his heroes in the script as the strong man who never get angry and scold officials who are corrupt and all the wrong doers. He pens long dialogues and always makes it a point to use English words and then translate them into Malayalam.

He uses powerful and impact making words while writing his dialogues which impress his viewers and fans. The movie ‘ Commissioner’ which had dialogues penned by Renji is still remembered and praised by everyone. He focuses more on giving the story a political background and always add the latest political crisis in his scripts. His recent flick was Jacobite Swargarajyam in which he worked as an actor. He has given the Malayalam film industry great movies, whether as an actor, director, writer or producer.

His work is really appreciable, and he has done many movies starting from the year 1990. He is the gem of the industry and an all rounder in all aspects.

Vijayan Malayalam Actor

Vijayan

Vijayan is a yesteryear film actor, writer and director, who predominantly work in the Malayalam and Tamil films. He was born on May 17, 1944, in Kozhikode, Kerala in India. He has acted in more than 100 films from 1960 until the year 2006. He died on September 22, 2007, due to cardiac arrest in a private hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in India. Vijayan was currently filming Aayudham Seivom when he breathed his last. Besides being an actor, Vijayan is a scenarist and an editor of the Jwala magazine. He debuted in Bharathiraja’s Tamil film, Kizhakke Pogum Rail in 1978, where he earned fame and popularity. Before this, he started his career by working in the Malayalam cinema. Bharathiraja, who is also a writer, was the first one to know him. In 1977, Vijayan wrote the story of the Malayalam film, Sankhupushpam and he was supposed to act in the film, but he said he couldn’t do the role, and so Sukumaran replaced him. The latter became popular because of the way he delivered his dialogue in the film; those dialogues were also penned by Vijayan. Later, he received several opportunities in the Tamil cinema and acted in films like Utharipookal, Ponnu Oorukku Pudhusu, Pasi, Manthoppu Kelliey, Niram Maaratha Pookkal, Kumari Pennin Ullathile, Theru Vilakku, Chinna Chinna Veedu Katti, Oru Kaidhiyin Diary and many more. At the same time, he is also actively working in several Malayalam films including Guha, Kayam, Ethirppukal, August 1, Gaandeevam, Goa, Njaan Raajaavu and his last appearance in the Malayalam film industry was from the 2005 film, Kochi Rajavu. Vijayan’s last film release was the blockbuster Tamil action thriller film, Varalaru in 2006, which was written and directed by K. S. Ravikumar. The first and only film that Vijayan has directed was the Tamil film, Puthiya Swarangal. This film was completed in the year 1991; however, it was canned and never released as the negatives got damaged after the repair of Prasad Film Laboratories, where it was stored.

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Dhyan Sreenivasan

Dhyan Sreenivasan is the younger son of Malayalam actor, director, and screenwriter Sreenivasan. Vineeth Sreenivasan being the elder son of Sreenivasan is Dhyan's elder brother. Dhyan was born on 20th December 1988 in Thalassery, Kerala, India. Dhyan dropped his engineering and joined Visual Communication to fulfill his wish of working in the film industry. He entered this glamorous world in 2013. His debut movie was "Thira", directed by brother Vineeth Sreenivasan. He was selected for the film when Vineeth saw his short film which he had directed himself. Vineeth was impressed by his acting and asked if he would like to act in his next movie and Dhyan agreed. The movie is announced as a trilogy's first sequel. Dhyan did the movie with Shobana as the co-actor. The movie was considered as average at the box office and was given three stars out of five. His next release in 2015 was " Kunjiramayanam", a Malayalam comedy flick. The movie was directed by Basil Joseph. Dhyan shared the screen with his brother Vineeth Sreenivasan along with Aju Varghese as the lead actors. It was a multi starrer flick. "Adi Kapyare Koottamani" was his next movie released in the same year. The movie was directed by John Varghese. Dhyan worked as a co-actor with Mukesh, Namitha Pramod, Aju Varghese, Neeraj Madhav and Bijukuttan. The movie was based on students' life, mainly boys in college and their hostel life. Dyan earned the best debut actor award in 'Asianet Film Awards'. He has also worked as an associate director for M. Mohanan for "916", a Malayalam flick. Dhyan will be soon seen working as a director too. He confirmed in an interview with the producer and 'may be' cast of his own directed movie. He is fluent in Tamil too. The Industry and his fans are eagerly waiting for his upcoming movies.

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Dhyan Sreenivasan Malayalam Actor