Based on the novel Hirak Deepthi written by the Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay, this picture directed by Shayamaprasad discusses the theme of extramarital relationships. With Mammootty,
, and Narain in the lead, it won two National Awards and four State Awards. The songs of this movie composed by Ouseppachan got national recognition. Though it did not prove to be a commercial success, the film received many positive critical responses.
With Fahadh Faasil and
in the lead, it tells the story of two fine arts students. It received three State Awards; one for the director Shyamaprasad, another for Ann Augustine, one for Fahad. It is a recreation of the novel Dreams in Prussian Blue written by Paritosh Uttam. Shyamaprasad is well-known for molding his characters into perfection. His dedication and passion for cinema gave him an honorable position in the Malayalam film industry.
This 2004 movie directed by Shyamaprasad is a beautiful adaptation of the American play The Glass Menagerie written by Tennesse Williams. With Prithviraj,
and Sheela In the lead roles, it won a National Award in 2004 for the Best Malayalam Feature Film and six other State Awards. The film tells about a family devastated by the mental and physical torture caused by poverty and unemployment. Though the picture failed to become a commercial success, it made a lasting emotional impact on the audience.
Directed by Shyamaprasad, this movie reached the theater with greater expectations. It has a host of brilliant actors like Nayantara,
. The film derived its name from the Greek mythological character Electra. The four representations of this character in the works of Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus, and Eugene becomes the base of this movie. It won Shyamaprasad the Kerala State Award in 2011 for the Best Director.
This picture discusses the problems of the patriarchal society faced by the orthodox Brahmin women in Kerala. It won a National Award and eight State Awards in 1999. Shobana, Rajith Kapoor, Praveena, and Srividya appear in the lead roles. It also won Shayamaprasad, the Best Director Award in the 1999 State Awards Ceremony.
This film is a portrait of the contemporary society where persons and relationships change like seasons. Directed by Shyamaprasad, it got much acclaim and appreciation. The picture has Nishan,
in the lead roles playing the roles of three IT professionals. This movie has inspired many of the new generation attempts in Malayalam cinema.
7. English: An Autumn in London
It is a satirical film that tells the story of American Malayalees. Jayasurya,
, Ramya Nambeesan, and Mukesh played the lead roles. Unlike the other movies of Shyamaprasad, it did not make a commercial or critical success. But it is a cliché type that one would expect from this director. The cinematography and script got well praised by the critics.
This film is a new attempt of its kind in Malayalam cinema. It is an anthology of ten short stories by ten great directors in Malayalam. Shyamaprasad directed the segment Off-season starring Suraj Venjaramood and Vindhyan. Produced by Ranjith, it did well at the theaters making a profit and positive reviews. Ranjith,
, B. Unnikrishnan, and
are the other directors who worked on it.
With Prithviraj, Bhavana, and Nivin Pauly in the lead roles, this 2015 film exposes the life in the American city of Atlanta. It opens to deeper psychological realms of the characters and maintains a sad tone until the end. Produced by Dharmik Films, it did not make a commercial profit.
This picture is an adaptation of a short story written by the famous Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay. Directed by Shyamaprasad, it discusses the different kinds of love relationships that vary from individuals to another. It has Dileep, Samvrutha, and
playing the lead roles.