A. K. Sajan

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A. K. Sajan
Kerala, India
Years active1989 – present
RelativesA. K. Santhosh (brother)

A. K. Sajan is an Indian screenwriter and film director who is best known for his directorial debut Stop Violence (2002). [1] The film stars Prithviraj Sukumaran and Chandra Lakshman. [2] He is also known for scripting many movies in the industry. His notable works include Dhruvam (1993), Butterflies (1993), Kashmeeram (1994), Crime File (1999), Chinthamani Kolacase (2006), Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri (2007) and Puthiya Niyamam (2016). [3] His brother A. K. Santhosh is also a scriptwriter and have scripted various movies like Sooryaputhran , Minnaminuginum Minnukettu and a Tamil - Malayalam bilingual movie Vande Matharam . [4]



Began his film career as a story writer for some movies in late 1980s. In the early 1990 he pitched the story idea of Dhruvam (1993), and began to pen the script. [5] By mid 1991 with the completed draft he approached Joshiy, and the film started to roll. His next movie Butterflies (1993 film) with Mohanlal also turned out to be a blockbuster. In 1994, Kashmeeram (1994) with Suresh Gopi in the lead emerged as a super hit which reaffirmed stardom for Suresh Gopi. From there on, they both established as a pair and later worked on several films together. Their notable films were Kashmeeram (1994), Crime File (1999), Chinthamani Kolacase (2006) and Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri (2007). His directorial debut was in 2002 with the movie Stop Violence starring Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead. The movie depicted the life of dark underworld prevailed in the city of Kochi. upon its release it garnered critical acclaim for its bold and realistic approach in making.


YearFilmCredited asNotes
2018 Neeyum Njanum Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg [6]
2017'Sathya Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2016 Puthiya Niyamam Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg [7]
2013 Veedi Kumaranthe KadhaGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2012 Asuravithu Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg [8]
2012OshoGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg [9]
2010 Dhrona 2010 Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg [10]
2010PampaGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2009 Red Chillies Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2007 Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2006 Lanka Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2006 Chinthamani Kolacase Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2004 Aparichithan Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
2002 Stop Violence Green check.svg
2001 Sharja To Sharja Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1999 Crime File Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1998 Meenathil Thalikettu Green check.svgGreen check.svg
1998 Sooryaputhran Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1997 Janathipathyam Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1995Manikya ChempazhukkaGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1994 Kashmeeram Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1993 Butterflies Green check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
1993 Dhruvam Green check.svgGreen check.svg [11]

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