Manikandan R Achari who was born in Thoppil, Tripunithura is an actor who has made his acting debut with a film named ‘ Kammatti Paadam’ in which he played the role of Balan Chettan directed by Rajeev Ravi. ‘Kammatti Paadam’ was released in the year 2016. Manikandan R Achari is also a theater artist and has worked with theater groups like Lokadharmi and Bhasabheri.

He was born in a poor family. Udukku is a musical instrument. His father used to play Udukku and used to sing. Most of the members in his family are artists because of which he was having an interest in theater from the starting. He is a VI class dropout and has worked in theater at the age of 11. He did many street plays and has learned theater from “Theater Lab”.

Besides being a theater artist, he has also worked in the Champakkara market. Manikandan was not having good contacts and background, but still, he managed to come into this field and mark his presence by showing his skills to the public. Before coming into the film industry, Manikandan did theater for some time. He gave the audition of ‘Kammatti Paadam’ directed by Rajeev Ravi on the motivation of his theater colleagues. Kammatti Paadam was a huge success and, for his role in the film, Manikandan was much appreciated. He became popular after his debut film.

Life changed for him and he turned 33 years of age just one week after the release of the film. Manikandan also gave his voice in the movie named “7 Arivu” starring actor Suriya when he was working at Sangeeta Studios. He has now become very popular in Kerala as Balan which was his character in his debut film. The male lead of this film was Dulquer Salmaan, but then also people appreciated Manikandan for his acting.

He was also cast for a film earlier by B Lenin but the project didn’t work and was closed. In his initial days, when he used to do street plays, he always played the role of thieves and goons and getting a good role in a debut film was a surprise for him. Manikandan R Achari is now a Malayalam star. He is also working with Prithviraj in an upcoming Malayalam film in which Prithviraj is in the lead role. He has also worked in the film named “Asura Kulam”.  

TG Ravindranathan Malayalam Actor

TG Ravindranathan

Born on May 16th, 1944, in Thrissur, Kerala, T. G. Ravindranathan, prevalently known as T. G. Ravi, is an Indian film performer, recognized for his parts as a scalawag in Malayalam silver screen. He is the son of Kalyani and T. R. Govindan Ezhuthassan. At first, he pursued a profession in engineering and attempted his degree in Government Engineering College from the University of Kerala in Thrissur, with a short spell in Mar Athanasius College of Engineering in Kothamangalam. He finished his graduation in Mechanical Engineering in 1969. Aside from including in theater arts, he likewise presented to the Kerala University in Hockey and Football. He has two kids name Ranjith, a former student of London Business School and Indian Institute of Management of Calcutta; and Sreejith Ravi, a Mechanical Engineer, and upcoming film on-screen character. Ravi was a performer at The AIR where he encountered Thikkodiyan, who was instrumental in acquainting him with the silver screen. He is a prominent industrialist and involved in creating Thrissur as a noteworthy base for the rubber based businesses. Ravi works at the Suntec Tyres Limited as a Managing Director. Ravi has likewise filled in as the leader of The Devaswom Board in Cochin which managed the undertakings of more than 400 holy places in Palakkad, Ernakulam, and Thrissur districts. He wedded (late) Dr. V. K. Subhadra, a resigned government worker. Ravi started acting in the theatre plays to set up by the young fellows in his town Moorkkanikkara in Thrissur region. He likewise began working in the proficient show. Radio plays were famous back then. Thikkodiyan acquainted Ravi with Aravindan, a profoundly acclaimed Malayalam Director, which got him his first part in movie Uttarayanam. He didn't get an opportunity to act from that point forward, so he created a motion picture himself name Paadasaram, in which he was the lead character. It tumbled in the cinematic world. However, the following two movies he delivered, Chakara and Chora Chuvanna Chora, improved the situation. The part of Shaji in Chakara with Jayan built up to him as a villain. Among the individuals who recognized him was executive Bharathan. In 1981, he cast Ravi in part Kunjippalu in film Parankimala. The criminal who talked in the Thrissur tongue ended up being the defining moment in his vocation. After movie Parankimala, he featured in many hits, including Pavam Krooranby Rajasenan, Ee Naduby I. V. Sasi, NH 47 by Baby, Iniyenkilumby I. V. Sasi, 1921by T. Damodaran and Pathamudayamby J. Sasikumar. He left acting when he was at his crest, as one of the feared antagonists of Malayalam film in the late 80s. T. G. Ravi is currently working again as a performing artist, after a break. He resumed his vocation with SibiMalayil's project Amrutham in 2006 and afterward made noted execution in films such as Georgettans Pooram by K. Biju, Pakal by M. A. Nishad, Jacobinte Samrajyam by Vineeth Sreenivasan, Cycle by Johny Antony and Romans by Boban Samuel. He won 2006 Kerala State Government Television honor, Kerala State Film Award in 2007 and Kerala Film Critics Association grants. Ravi was the head of All Kerala Ezhuthachan Samaja.

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