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Edappal
Edappal
Ponnamkuzhi Veettil Sukumaran
Sukumaran
Nair (10 June 1948 – 16 June 1997), popularly known as Sukumaran, was an Indian film actor and producer.[1] Sukumaran
Sukumaran
became a popular film star in Malayalam cinema
Malayalam cinema
during the 1970s. He was considered as one of the superstar trio of Malayalam cinema during the late 1970s and early 1980s along with M. G. Soman and Jayan. Later, he became known for his character roles and antagonistic roles during the 1980s and 1990s. In 1978, he won the Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in M. T. Vasudevan Nair's Bandhanam. As a producer, he produced such films as Irakal
Irakal
and Padayani. In June 1997, Sukumaran
Sukumaran
suffered a massive heart attack and died. He was 49 at the time of his death.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Awards 5 Filmography 6 as Producer 7 as Producer 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Sukumaran
Sukumaran
was born in Edappal, Malappuram, India, as the eldest son of Parameshwaran Nair and Subhadramma.[2] He had a brother and two sisters. He had his primary education from St. Thomas Higher Secondary School, Pala.[3] After completing his master's degree in English Literature from University College, Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram
with gold medal, he began a job as a college lecturer for three years at Government College, Kasaragod
Government College, Kasaragod
and Scott Christian College, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. Career[edit] During his tenure teaching English at Scott Christian College in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, Sukumaran
Sukumaran
got an offer to act in the Malayalam movie Nirmalyam, directed by M. T. Vasudevan Nair. He accepted the role of a defiant youngster in the film. The film went on to win accolades from all over and won a couple of National Film Awards as well. Despite being noted as a talented actor, Sukumaran
Sukumaran
did not receive any offers for some time after. He was thinking of returning to the teaching profession, when he was offered a role in Shankupushpam.[4] With that film, Sukumaran
Sukumaran
carved a niche for himself in the Malayalam film
Malayalam film
industry. He worked with director P. Venu
P. Venu
in the film Thacholi Thankappan (1983). Thakilu Kottampuram, directed by Balukiriyath was one of his Best films in the 80s, He then went on to act in substantial roles in films such as Avalude Ravukal, Angadi, Bandhanam, Etho Oru Swapnam, Manasa Vacha Karmana, Ahimsha, Spodanam, Shalini Ente Koottukari, Angakkuri, Kolilakkam, Theekkadal, Sandarbam, Witness and Kottayam Kunjachanan.[5] His role as a defiant police officer in Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
and its sequel Jagratha, directed by K. Madhu, was noted for its characterisation and earned cult status when the third sequel in the series, Sethurama Iyer CBI, had Saikumar portraying the son of the police officer, with the mannerisms and voice tone of Sukumaran. Sukumaran
Sukumaran
won the Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actor in 1978 for his role in Bandhanam.[2] Sukumaran
Sukumaran
had his own production company, called Indraraj Creations. One of his productions Irakal, directed by K. G. George, was selected for the Indian Panorama in the International Film Festival of India
India
(IFFI).[2] His last film was Shibiram, directed by T. S. Suresh Babu. Sukumaran
Sukumaran
died suddenly due to a massive heart attack on 16 June 1997. Personal life[edit] Sukumaran
Sukumaran
married actress Mallika Sukumaran
Mallika Sukumaran
on 17 October 1978.[6] They have two sons, both Malayalam film
Malayalam film
stars in their own right: Indrajith Sukumaran
Indrajith Sukumaran
and Prithviraj Sukumaran. Actress Poornima Mohan is his (posthumous) daughter-in-law.[7] Awards[edit]

Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actor – 1978 – Bandhanam (directed by M. T. Vasudevan Nair)

Filmography[edit]

Rathrivandi (1971) Nirmalyam
Nirmalyam
(1973) - Appu Neelakannukal (1974) Ayodhya (1975) Guest role Chumaduthangi (1975) Omanakkunju (1975) Priye Ninakku Vendi (1975) Ullasa Yaathra (1975) Ulsavam
Ulsavam
(1975) - Nanu Utharayanam
Utharayanam
(1975) Lakshmi Vijayam (1976) Amme Anupame (1977) Angeekaaram
Angeekaaram
(1977) - Ravi Innale Innu (1977) Santha Oru Devatha (1977) Sankhupushpam (1977) - Venu Sooryakanthi (1977) Aazhi Alayaazhi (1978) Bandhanam (1978) - Unnikrishnan Menon Bhrashtu (1978) Ee Manohara Theeram (1978) - Chandrashekhara Menon Etho Oru Swapnam (1978) Gaandharvam (1978) Ini Aval Urangatte (1978) Jayikkaanaay Janichavan (1978) Kalpavriksham (1978) - Ajayan/Vasu Kaathirunna Nimisham (1978) ... Raghu Madaalasa (1978) - Pattalam Vasu Mannu
Mannu
(1978) - Krishnan Nair's Son Pichipoo (1978) Rajan Paranja Kadha (1978) Randilonnu (1978) Mohan Randu Penkuttikal (1978) Sathrathil Oru Raathri (1978) Soothrakkaari (1978) Agnivyooham (1979) Ankakkuri (1979) Ente Neelakaasham (1979) Ente Sneham Ninakku Mathram (1979) Hridayathil Nee Mathram (1979) Ival Oru Naadody
Ival Oru Naadody
(1979) Kannukal (1979) - Damu Kazhukan (1979) - Gopi Lilly Pookkal (1979) Lovely (1979) Maalika Paniyunnavar (1979) Manasa Vacha Karmana (1979) Mochanam (1979) Neeyo Njaano (1979)...Prasad Radha Enna Pennkutti
Radha Enna Pennkutti
(1979) Sandhyaragam (1979) Thuramukham (1979) Vadaka Veedu (1979) Aagamanam (1980) - George Thomas Adhikaram (1980) - Rajendran Aambal Poovu (1980) Angaadi (1980) - Gopi Aniyatha Valakkal (1980) - Ganesh Chaakara (1980) - Devarajan Dooram Arike (1980) Idi Muzhakkam (1980) - Krishnan Thirumeni Ishtamanu Pakshe (1980) Ithile Vannavar (1980) Ivar (1980) Kalika (1980) - Joseph Kaavalmaadam (1980) - Rajasekharan Thampi Kochu Kochu Thettukal (1980) Pralayam (1980) - Vishwan Shalini Ente Koottukari (1980) - Jayadevan Sishirathil Oru Vasantham (1980) Soorya Daaham (1980) Thaliritta Kinakkal (1980) Theekkadal (1980) - Varghese Theeram Thedunnavar (1980) Vedikkettu (1980) - Jayan Vilkkanundu Swapnangal (1980) - Rajagopal Aarathi (1981) - Simon Peter Agni Saram (1981) Agni Yudham (1981) Ahimsa (1981) - Devan Aambal Poovu (1981) Anthiveyilile Ponnu
Anthiveyilile Ponnu
(1981) Arangum Aniyarayum (1981) - Raghu Arayannam (1981) - Madhu Asthamikkatha Pakalukal (1981)- Suku Avatharam (1981) - Shivan Dantha Gopuram (1981) Dhruvasangamam (1981) Ellam Ninakku Vendi (1981) - Mohan Enne Snehikkoo Enne Maathram (1981) Greeshma Jwala (1981) - Hari Itha Oru Dhikkari (1981)- Suku Ithihasam (1981) Kathayariyathe (1981) - Vishnu Kaattu Kallan (1981)- Ravindran Kolilakkam
Kolilakkam
(1981) Nizhalyudham (1981) Orikkal Koodi (1981) - Soman Sankharsham (1981) - Jagadeesh Sneham Oru Pravaaham (1981) Sphodanam
Sphodanam
(1981) - Gopi Thakilu Kottampuram
Thakilu Kottampuram
(1981)... Unnikrsihna Kurup Swarnappakshikal (1981) Valarthumrugangal (1981) - Daredevil Bhaskaran Aa Divasam
Aa Divasam
(1982) Anguram (1982) Ayudham (1982) Dheera (1982) Aarambham (1982) - Rajan Ethiraalikal (1982) - Gopi Ivan Oru Simham (1982) Kazhumaram (1982) Kurukkante Kalyanam (1982) - Sivasubrahmania Hariramachandran Marupacha (1982) - Sukumaran Mazhu (1982) Ponnum Poovum (1982) - Balan Nair Post Mortem (1982) - Peter Sara Varsham (1982) - Dr. K. Sumesh Sharam (1982) Sooryan (1982) - Gopinadhan Nair Thuranna Jail (1982) - Gopi Varikuzhi (1982) Belt Mathai (1983) - Belt Mathai/Mathews Ee Yugam (1983) Kattaruvi (1983) Kinnaram (1983) Mandanmmar Londanil (1983)... Raghu Pourusham (1983) Sandhya Vandanam (1983) Thacholi Thankappan (1983) - Thankappan Vaashi (1983) Swapname Ninakku Nandi (1983)... Madhavankutty Attahaasam (1984) Aayiram Abhilashangal (1984) Inakkilly (1984) - The Priest Ivide Ingane (1984) - Raju Karimbu
Karimbu
(1984) Kudumbam Oru Swargam Bharya Oru Devatha (1984) - Aravindan Mainakam (1984) - Sathyan NH 47 (1984)... Rahim Nethavu (1984) Nishedhi (1984) - Raju Onnum Mindatha Bharya (1984) - Sethu Pilla Oru Sumangaliyude Katha (1984) - Rajendran Rakshassu (1984) - Sukumaran Sandarbham
Sandarbham
(1984) Shabadham (1984) - Sathyaseelan Unaru
Unaru
(1984) Aarodum Parayaruthu (1985) Choodatha Pookal (1985) - Mohan Irakal
Irakal
(1985) - Janakeeya Kodathi (1985) - Chennikal Velayudhan Mounanombaram (1985) - Aavanazhi (1986) - Jayachandran Annoru Ravil (1986) - Indrajith Nyayavidhi
Nyayavidhi
(1986) - Makforce Saayippu Padayani
Padayani
(1986) Achuvettante Veedu
Achuvettante Veedu
(1987) - Prabhakaran Sarvakalashala
Sarvakalashala
(1987) - Jayadevan/Kurup Sir August 1 (1988) - K G Ramachandran Ayitham
Ayitham
(1988) - Abukka Moonnam Mura
Moonnam Mura
(1988) - D. I. G. Menon Oozham (1988) Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
(1988) - Dy SP Devadas Oru Muthassi Katha (1988) - Rajasekharan Ulsavapittennu (1988) - Ravi Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas (1988) - Paul Kallookkaran Witness (1988) - Thomas Mathew Aayiram Chirakulla Moham (1989) - Aazhikkoru Muthu (1989) - Prabhakaran Adhipan
Adhipan
(1989) Adikkurippu (1989) - Chief Minister Bhadrachitta (1989) - Sivan Carnival (1989) - Chandrappan aka Bhai Dasharatham (1989) - Dr. Hameed Jaathakam (1989) - Somasekharan Nair Jagratha
Jagratha
(1989) - Devadas Kaalal Pada (1989) Kali karyamaai: Crime Branch (1989) - Susheelan Mudra (1989) New Year (1989) Utharam
Utharam
(1989) - Mathew Joseph Eenam Thettatha Kattaru (1989) - Jayan Kottayam Kunjachan (1990)- Uppukandam Korah Marupuram (1990) Mukham (1990) - Minnal Madhavan Vasavadatha (1990) Naale Ennundengil (1990) - Jayan Oliyampukal (1990) - M. Thomas Randam Varavu
Randam Varavu
(1990) - Hariprasad Vyooham
Vyooham
(1990) - Mohan Chakravarthy (1991) - Shivaraman Koodikazhca (1991) - Thommichan Onnaam Muhurtham (1991) - Ananthan Nambiar Souhrudam (1991) - John Samuel Mahassar (1991) - MG Panikkar Janam (1993) - Lukose Sainyam (1993) Cabinet (1994) - Madhava Menon CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
(1994) - Ananthapadmanabhan Pingami (1994) - George Mathew Rajadhani (1994) - C.K. Radhakrishnan Bharanakoodam (1994) - Commissioner Venugopal Boxer (1995) - John Samuel Indian Military Intelligence (1995) Kidilol Kidilam (1995) - Superintendent of Police Shibiram (1997) Vamsam (1997)

as Producer[edit]

Padayani Irakal

as Producer[edit]

Padayani Irakal

References[edit]

^ http://malayalam.webdunia.com/entertainment/film/profile/0706/16/1070616004_1.htm ^ a b c Weblokam – Profile: Page 2 ^ http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=53&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter= ^ Weblokam – Profile: Page 1 ^ http://www.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/malayalamContentView.do?contentId=11795715&programId=7940855&channelId=-1073750705&BV_ID=@@@&tabId=3 ^ "പൃഥ്വിയ്ക്ക് എന്തെങ്കിലും വിഷമമുണ്ടായാല്‍ ഇന്ദ്രനാണ് ദുഃഖം :Interview with Mallika Sukumaran". malayalam.oneindia.com. Retrieved 17 October 2015.  ^ http://www.mangalam.com/mangalam-varika/123071

External links[edit]

http://en.msidb.org/displayProfile.php?category=actors&artist=Sukumaran&limit=213

v t e

Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actor

1969–1980

Sathyan (1969) Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair (1970) Sathyan (1971) Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair (1972) P. J. Antony (1973) Adoor Bhasi (1974) Sudheer (1975) M. G. Soman
M. G. Soman
(1976) Bharath Gopi (1977) Sukumaran
Sukumaran
(1978) Adoor Bhasi (1979) Achankunju (1980)

1981–2000

Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
(1981) Bharath Gopi (1982–1983) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1984) Bharath Gopi (1985) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1986) Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
(1987) Premji
Premji
(1988) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1989) Thilakan
Thilakan
(1990) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1991) Murali (1992) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1993) Thilakan
Thilakan
(1994) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1995) Murali (1996) Suresh Gopi
Suresh Gopi
(1997) Murali (1998) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1999) O. Madhavan
O. Madhavan
(2000)

2001–present

Murali (2001) Oduvil Unnikrishnan (2002) Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
(2003) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2004) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(2005) Prithviraj Sukumaran
Prithviraj Sukumaran
(2006) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(2007) Lal (2008) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2009) Salim Kumar
Salim Kumar
(2010) Dileep (2011) Prithviraj Sukumaran
Prithviraj Sukumaran
(2012) Fahadh Faasil
Fahadh Faasil
and Lal (2013) Sudev Nair
Sudev Nair
and Nivin Pauly
Nivin Pauly
(2014) Dulquer Salmaan
Dulquer Salmaan
(2015) Vinayakan (20

.