Changanassery, Kerala, India
|Occupation(s)||screenwriter, film director|
|Years active||1990 - present|
|Children||Neelima Baburaj, Niranjan Baburaj|
Babu Janardhanan is an Indian screenwriter and director, known for Malayalam films.     
He was born at Changanassery, Kerala, as the son of Mr. Janardanan and Mrs. Pankajakshi.  Babu Janardhanan did his schooling at Madappally Govt. LPS and Govt. Higher Secondary School, Thrikkodithaanam and Pursued higher studies at AP School of Arts, Kottayam.  He began his career as a school teacher at CPPHMHS, Ozhur, Tirur in Malappuram district. He is married to Sheeba. The couple have two children, Neelima and Niranjan. 
His debut movie was Anandavruthantham directed by P. Anil in 1990.[ citation needed ]
In 2005, Achanurangatha Veedu collected the best second movie award in the Kerala State Film Awards. Salim Kumar, who played the protagonist in the movie won the best supporting actor award. In 2006, Vaasthavam brought Prithiviraj the state award for the best actor. In 2008, Thalappavu won Lal the state award for the best actor in the Kerala State Film Awards.[ citation needed ]
|1992||Oru Kochu Bhoomikulukkam|
|2007||Avan Chandiyude Makan|
|2011||City of God|
|2011||Bombay March 12||Mammootty, Roma, Unni Mukundan|
|2013||Lisammayude Veedu||Meera Jasmine, Master Ajai Rahul Madhav, Salim Kumar|
|2013||God for Sale||Kunchacko Boban, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Anumol|
|Kallan: Thaskaran Maniyan Pillayude Athmakadha||Jayasurya, Biju Menon, Salim Kumar||Announced|
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