Benny P. Nayarambalam

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Benny P. Nayarambalam
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Nayarambalam, Kochi, Kerala, India
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Fulja Benny
Children Anna Ben(actress)
Susanna Ben

Benny P. Nayarambalam is an Indian screenwriter who works in Malayalam films and theatre. He wrote his first theatrical play Athyunnathangalil Deivathinu Sthuthi at the age of 19, for the production company owned by Rajan P. Dev, in which he also performed as Rajan's son. He has a post-graduate degree in Malayalam literature. He made his debut in films as screenwriter through First Bell (1992), directed by P. G. Viswambharan. [1]


Benny had a successful career as a screenwriter, with most of his films turning into blockbusters. And two of his theatre plays Vikalanga Varsham and Arabikkadalum Adbudavilakkum were made into films, Kunjikoonan (2002) and Chanthupottu (2005) respectively. [2] In Chanthupottu, Dileep and Lal played the roles Benny and Rajan P. Dev portrayed in the original play. [3]

Personal life

He is married to Fulja and has two children Anna Ben and Susanna Ben. [4] Anna Ben debuted in Madhu C. Narayanan's first directorial Kumbalangi Nights (2019) as Babymol and received critical acclaim for her commendable performance.

As a writer, Benny has collaborated with director Shafi the most number of times. In the 2021 Malayalam film Sara's, he debuted as an actor playing the father to his daughter Anna Ben's character.


First Bell Malayalam1992 P. G. Viswambharan
Koushalam 1993T. S. Mohan
Keerthanam 1995Venu B Nair
Manthramothiram 1997 Sasi Shanker
Junior Mandrake Ali Akbar
Five Star Hospital Thaha
Grama Panchayath 1998 Ali Akbar
Achaammakkuttiyude Achaayan Rajan P. Dev
Aakasha Ganga 1999 Vinayan
Vazhunnor Joshy
Naranathu Thampuran 2002 Viji Thampi
Kalyanaraman Shafi
Kunjikoonan Sasi Shanker Adapted from his drama Vikalanga Varsham
Perazhagan Tamil 2004Remake of his movie Kunjikoonan
Thommanum Makkalum Malayalam2005 Shafi
Chanthupottu Lal Jose Adapted from his drama Arabikkadalum Adbudavilakkum
Majaa Tamil Shafi Remake of his movie Thommanum Makkalum
Pothan Vava Malayalam2006 Joshy
Chotta Mumbai 2007 Anwar Rasheed
Annan Thambi 2008
LollyPop Shafi
Chattambinadu 2009
Marykkundoru Kunjaadu 2010
Puthiya Theerangal 2012 Sathyan Anthikkad
Spanish Masala Lal Jose
Sound Thoma 2013 Vyshakh
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus G. Marthandan Directional debut of G. Marthandan
Bhaiyya Bhaiyya 2014 Johny Antony
Welcome to central jail 2016 Sundar Das
Velipadinte Pusthakam 2017 Lal Jose
Sara's 2021 Jude Anthany Joseph As actor

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