A director or a hero can never make a blockbuster movie. It all need a good storyline to direct a plot and a commendable screenplay. Then only a great movie comes out and entertains the audience. The one who made some blockbusters stories and turned into all time remembering movies in Malayalam Film Industry is Benny P Nayarambalam. Benny P Nayarambalam is a Malayalam screenwriter for both film and the theater. He was born in Nayarambalam area of Ernakulam district in Kerala, India. He had a fascination for writing from his childhood. He studied Malayalam literature and continued with framing the stories and trying to make them into plays and movies. He married Falja, and they have two children Anna Ben and Susanna Ben.

Benny P Nayarambalam made the first theatrical play at the age of 19. He titled it as Athyunnathangalil Deivathunu Sthuthi and also enacted a role in it. Benny P Nayarambalam penned the plotline for the 1992 film First Bell. This movie stars Jayaram and Anusha. But the plots inside the plot made the audience a bit disappointing in the theaters. He had a long list of movies for which he contributed either as a screenplay or writer or screenwriter like Keerthana in 1995, Manthramothiram in 1997, Thaha direction Five Star Hospital, Grama Panchayat, Vinayan creation Aakasha Ganga, etc. For the 1993 movie Koushalam, Benny P Nayarambalam too contributed. T S Mohan directed the movie, and the special aspect about this film is that actor Siddique appears in the major role.

In 2002, Kunjikoonam came out as a movie. This flick is an added advantage for Benny because the story is the adaptation of Benny P Nayarambalam's work Vikalanga Varsham. Sasi Shankar directed the movie, and Dileep, who played the role of Kunjan, received Asianet Film Award for the Best Actor Award, and Navya Nair is the lead actress. This movie became so famous that it became the adopted versions of a Tamil and Kannada film. Later in yet another film Chanthupottu in 2005, Benny gave a sensational hit to the Malayalam Film Industry. Because of its different storyline about a boy raised in a women style, this gave relief from the mundane stories for the people. Lal Jose is the director, and Dileep, Lal, Bhavana, etc. starred in the lead roles. This movie is also the adaptation of the play Arabikkalum Adbudavilakkum written by Benny P Nayarambalam.

Benny P Nayarambalam entered the film industry as a writer, and he reached heights in that field. His notable films include Majaa in 2005, Chotta Mumbai in 2007, Lollypop in 2008, Bhaiyya Bhaiyya in 2014. He is currently working for the 2016 movie Welcome to Central Jail.

Iqbal Kuttipuram Malayalam Actor

Iqbal Kuttipuram

Iqbal Kuttippuram is a promising Malayalam screenplay writer and a homeopathic physician. He took birth on May 15, 1970, in Malappuram District situated in Kerala. He graduated from MES College Ponnani. After his graduation, he completed his Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery at the Dr. Padlar Memorial Homeopathic Medical College in Ernakulam, Kerala and his Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery at the Government Homoeopathic Medical College at Kozhikode. He finally got his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Homoeopathy at Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. He is currently working as a Homoeopathic Physician in Dubai. Iqbal Kuttippuram started his career as a story and screenplay writer with the serial named Koodumattam. With the serial being received wonderfully by the critics and audience alike, he started out writing stories for movies as well. His first movie was ‘Niram’, Kuttippuram wrote the story and Kamal directed it. Niram earned the story writer, Iqbal, another success and hit gold as a popular story writer and later on wrote scripts for popular films such as Meghamalhar and Gramaphone. Movies such as ‘4 the people’ directed by Jayaraj and ‘Diamond Necklace’ directed by Lal Jose earned him the much-needed recognition in the Malayalam industry. He wrote the story of Vikramadithyan in 2014, which was directed by Lal Jose and stars Adhithya Menon and Vikram Shenoy along with many others. His latest story is for a movie yet to be named but is expecting a release in 2016.  

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John Paul Puthussery

John Paul also known as Puthusery was born and 29th October 1950. He began his career as a freelance journalist and in film society. He also wrote stories for several short plays as well as advertisements. He served in Canara Bank from 1972 for almost ten years. Later, he quit his job and concentrated entirely on movies. He brought Bharath Gopi into the film industry as an artist through his screenplay. He contributed to the talkies industry for more than hundred movies in different languages, mainly in Malayalam. His famous screenshows include Ilakkangal, Rachana, Palangal, Arorumariyathe, Ormakkayi, Sandhya Mayangum Neram, Chamaram, Kattathe Kilikkoodu, Avidathe Pole Ivideyum, Utsavapittennu, and Kathodu Kathora. He achieved laurels for his working in the cinema industry. The famous among them was the best screenplay writer, awarded by Kerala film critics association award known as Nana Gallop Poll. Apart from direction Paul has also written several books. Amongst which he received the State award for the best film book for the M.T Oru AnuYatra. He also served as a producer for some of the movies. One of the movies which he produced, Oru Cherupunchiri received state, national, and international awards by M.T. Vasudevan Nair. John contributed for MACTA, an association for film technicians as the founder General Secretary. In 1980, He began his career under the direction of Bharathan and continued till 2009 with visit MB for the movie Nammal Thammil. He brought Bharathan to limelight through his powerful scripts. John worked with several artists like Nedumudi Venu, Sukumaran, Balachandra Menon, KR Vijaya, Mammootty, Poornima Jayaram, Shobana, Vijayaraghavan, Lizy, Kamal Hassan, Jayaram, Urvashi, Murali and Geethu Mohandas. In 1981 his movie, Vida Parayum Munpe received the special jury award from Kerala state film awards for the year 1981. He was also a guest faculty in several colleges where he gave speeches regarding his career as well as the film industry. The movie Ormakkayi received several awards from the Kerala state film for the year 1982 which includes second best villain, best actress award for Madhavi, best direction award for music to Johnson, best direction for Bharathan, best actor for Bharath Gopi, and best photography award for Vasanth Kumar. In 1987 his movie, Oru Minnaminuginte Nurunguvettam, Nedumudi Venu received the award for his performance as it was critically acclaimed and got public appreciation with state award for the best actor. In 1988, KJ Yesudas received the best male playback singer from National Film Award in his movie, Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam. Another Version Of This Bio: John Paul Puthusery was born on 29 October 1950. Also known as Puthussery, he was a screenwriter. He wrote around 100 screenplays for Malayalam movies.He also became the guest of honor in many colleges. Before that, he used to work in Canara Bank.He was also attentive in film societies and freelance journalism.At that period of time, he also penned down advertisements shorts and screenplays for short movies. After that, he gave his resignation and gave his full concentration to films.. John Paul Puthusery won Kerala Film Critics association award, and for the Best Screenplay Writer he honored with Nana Gallop poll award.For the best film book for M.T Oru Anuyathra, he won the State Award.His movie Oru Cherupunchiri won state, national and international award which he produced and was directed by M.T. Vasudevan Nair.John Paul Puthusery was the creator of MACTA, an association for film technicians.John Paul changed the entire Malayalam cinema through his hard work and dedication. He is a versatile personality of Malayalam cinema. In an interview, Puthusery stated that today's Malayalam movies are different from his time when he worked for them.As he mentioned, the audience from his time was realistic, as today's movies are made dramatic. Dramatic was not his forte of writing. He wrote about the reality of the world so that outside world can connect to them. He worked with many other directors who encouraged him about his talent of writing and made him successful in that. He also faced ups and down in his career. He believed in making good relationship with everyone as he always gave importance to friendship. He never had an idea that he ever joined the cinema. Because of Bharathan and Mohan, he stayed this much longer in Malayalam cinema.He writing skill is his USP that everyone loves to watch the Malayalam movies. For him, a good movie is which has a message for the audience. He also did work for horror Malayalam movie 'Indriyum' which was mega hit on box-office.John Paul Puthursery gave his full heart to Malayalam movies with his utmost dedication and his journey and his work in the cinema is commendable.He is an inspiration for the youth.His movies are realistically made. Malayalam industry is blessed with such a great talent.

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