Indrans

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Indrans
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Indrans in 2018
Born
K. Surendran

(1956-03-16) 16 March 1956 (age 67)
Occupations
  • Actor
  • costume designer
Years active1981–present
Spouse
Shantakumari
(m. 1985)
Children2
Awards National Film Awards-Special Mention (2021) Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor (2017)

K. Surendran, better known by his stage name Indrans, is an Indian actor and former costume designer, who appears in Malayalam films. He started his film career as a costume designer and actor in 1981 and got a breakthrough in 1994 with the comedy movie CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed . Indrans was popular for his comedy roles in the 1990s and 2000s.

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He found success in playing character roles in his later career and won the National Film Awards-Special Mention for his performance in Home in 2023 and won the Kerala State Film Award – Special Mention for his performance in Apothecary in 2014. In 2018, Indrans won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Aalorukkam . His performance in Veyilmarangal made him win the Best Actor Award at the 2019 Singapore International Film Festival. As of November 2021, he had starred in over 550 films. [1]

Early life

Indrans was born on 16 March 1956. He is third among the seven children of Palavila Kochuvelu and Gomathi at Kumarapuram, Thiruvananthapuram. [2] He has four sisters and two brothers.

Indrans had to face financial problems at his house and joined his uncle to learn tailoring. Later, he joined amateur arts clubs and began acting in dramas. He started his acting career in television serial Kaliveedu in Doordarshan. Along with his brother, K. Jayakumar, he opened a tailoring shop named Indran's Brothers Tailors in Kumarapuram, Thiruvananthapuram. [3]

Acting career

Indrans made his debut in the 1981 film Choothattam both as a costume designer and as an actor. [4] [5] The producer, TMN Charley, offered him a chance to assist him in costume designing and he worked with designing costumes for several years, acting in various small roles. He got noticed for playing a small role of a marriage broker in the 1993 film Meleparambil Anveedu . Indrans got his breakthrough with his role in CID Unnikrishnan B.A., BEd (1994). This led to him being cast in various comedic roles in the films of the 1990s. Indrans’ lean figure and peculiar way of delivering his dialogue and mannerisms made him a popular comedian in Malayalam cinema during these period. Some of his memorable roles came with the movies such as Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji , Manathe Kottaram , Vadhu Doctoranu, Aadyathe Kanmani , Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava etc. [6] He played the character "Uthaman" in the 1998 cult hit Punjabi House . Indrans' combination with Harishree Ashokan resulted in some of the successful films.

In the early 2000s he also started playing some minor character roles. Subsequently, his role of a thief in the 2004 film Kathavasheshan got him noticed as a character actor. In Rahasya Police (2009), Indrans was revealed to be the villain of the movie at the end. He played another villain role in Pottas Bomb (2013). [7] Indrans won the Kerala State Film Award – Special Mention for his performance in the 2014 film Apothecary .

Indrans in 2018 Indrans 1.jpg
Indrans in 2018

In 2016, Indrans got noticed for his portrayal of a serious role, in the film Munroe Thuruth, directed by Manu. After this movie, he played several serious character roles. He appeared in serious avatars in Kaadu Pookunna Neram (2016) and God Say (2017). [8] Indrans played several notable roles in films such as Makkana, Lonam, Paathi and Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu . [9] In 2018, he won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 2017 film Aalorukkam . [10] In 2019, he was awarded Singapore South Asian International Film Best actor award for his performance in Veyilmarangal . [11] [12] Veyil Marangal also won the Outstanding Artistic Achievement at the Shanghai International film festival. [13] Indrans played the lead role in the movie Mohabbathin Kunjabdulla (2019). [14] His brief cameo as the serial killer Ripper Ravi in the crime thriller Anjaam Pathiraa (2020) was critically acclaimed. [15]

In 2021, he played the lead role of Oliver Twist in Home . The movie was well acclaimed by the critics and audience especially praising Indrans' performance. [16]

Personal life

Indrans married Santhakumari on 23 February 1985. They have a daughter Mahitha and a son Mahendran. [17]

Awards

Indrans after receiving Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor in 2018 Indrans and Parvathy on Folm Award 2018.jpg
Indrans after receiving Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor in 2018

Filmography

Actor

Malayalam

1980s
YearTitleRoleNotes
1985Jwalanam
Sammelanam Man at toddy shop
Principal Olivil
1987 Sarvakalasala
Nombarathi Poovu
1988 Moonnam Pakkam
Aparan Postman
1989 Innale Hospital Attendant
Aazhikkoru MuthuIcecream Seller
1990s
YearTitleRoleNotes
1990 His Highness Abdullah
Rajavazhcha
Maala Yogam Kochu Raman
1991 Ezhunnallathu Watch shop owner
Dhanam Sasidharan
1992 Aadharam Divakaran
Ayalathe Addeham Abu - Video Cassette Seller
KaazhchakkppuramTeashop Worker
Utsavamelam Gopalan
1993 Aagneyam Rajappan
Janam Party Member
Aparna
Ponnuchami Velappan
Akashadoothu Driver
Ithu Manjukaalam
Kavadiyattam Tea Shop Employee
Meleparambil Anveedu Marriage Broker Paramasivam
1994 CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed. Kunju
Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji Sankaran
Moonnam Loka PattalamPrashna Kumaran
Manathe Kottaram Appu
Pavam I. A. Ivachan
Varaphalam Auto Driver
Vadhu DoctoranuNatheli
Vardhakya Puranam Kattanam Kuttikrishnan
Santhanagopalam
Vendor Daniel State Licency Sundaran
1995 Aadyathe Kanmani Narayanankutty
Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum
Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava Balan
Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman Mangalan Mankombu
Kalamasseriyil Kalyanayogam Palarivattam Philipose
Mangalyasootram Lorry Bhaskar
Parvathy Parinayam Blackbelt Kumaran
Thumboli Kadappuram Pushpangathan
Tom & Jerry
Radholsavam
Kalyanji Anandji Maniyan
Kusruthikaatu Arogya Swami
Mangalam Veettil Manaseswari Gupta Dasan
Mannar Mathai Speaking Ponnappan
Mazhavilkoodaram Sundareshan
Punnaram
Spadikam Gafoor
Prayikkara Pappan Vettukili
Chaithanyam
Thovalapookkal
Three Men Army 'Basha' Surendran
Alancheri Thamprakkal
Thirumanassu
Peter ScottSheru
Kokkarakko
Street
Kakkakum Poochakkum KalyanamBalakrishnan
Manassasthrajnante Diary
1996 Dilliwala Rajakumaran Parameswaran
HitlistDevandarji
Mayooranritham
The PorterPrashna Kumaran
Excuse Me Ethu Collegila
Kaathil Oru Kinnaram Rameshan/Rajappan
Kalyana Sowgandhikam Krishnankutty
Kinnam Katha Kallan
Pallivaathukkal Thommichan
Kanjirapally Kariyachan
Mandrika Kuthira
Man of the Match 'Neerkoli' Narayanan
Sathyabhamakkoru Premalekhanam Purushothaman
Kudumbakodathi Adv. Punjapadam Pushpangathan
King Solomon
Dominic Presentation Velayudan
April 19Chandran Pilla
Sugavaasam
Sulthan Hyderali
Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran Kunjunni Anjarakalyanam
1997 The Car Idiyan Vikraman
Ekkareyanente ManasamBhargavan
Rishyasringan Driver
Shobhanam
My Dear Kuttichathan
Kilukil Pambaram Sakshi Sadananthan
Fashion Parade
Irattakuttikalude Achan
Kottappurathe Koottukudumbam Balan
Guru Sishyan
Junior Mandrake Driver Gopalan
Aattuvela
Nee Varuvolam
Hitler Brothers Balaraman
Kadhanayakan Sreedharan
Kalyana Unnikal
Manthramothiram Sundareshan
Vaachalam Vasu
1998 Alibabayum Arara Kallanmarum E. T. Lukose
Gramapanchayath Bhaskaran
Manthri Kochamma
Kottaram Veettile Apputtan Ramankutty
Malabaril Ninnoru Manimaaran
Punjabi House Uthaman
Kusruthi Kuruppu Suppan
Harthaal
1999GaandhiyanUdumbumchola Narayanan
Auto BrothersInduchoodan
Swastham Grihabharanam Vilakkoothi Vasu
James Bond Shankarankutty
American Ammayi Kuttapan
Friends
Indulekha
Pattabhishekam Kuttishankaran
JananayakanThottapilli Thoma
Onnaamvattam Kandappol
Chandranudikkunna Dikhil Chandrappan
Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum Unni Balan
2000s
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000High Range
Darling Darling Achu
Ente Priyappetta Muthuvinu
Shayanam
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Sashankan
Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam
Pilots
The WarrantNarayanan
Summer Palace
Vinayapoorvam Vidhyaadharan Peon Kuttappan
Nadan Pennum Natupramaniyum Ganeshan
Aanamuttathe AangalamarManmadan
Neelakashathe Nizhal Pakshikal
Mark Antony Antony's friend
Priyam Unni's Assistant
2001Agrahaaram
Raajapattam
Vezhambal
Onnam RaagamJackson
Korappan The Great
Kakkakuyil
Jwalanam
Akashathe Paravakal Kuttappan
Ennum Sambhavami Yuge Yuge
Nalacharitham Nalaam Divasam
One Man Show Achuthan
Fort Kochi
Bharthavudyogam Madhavan
Uthaman Abdulla Haji
Megasandesam Thommy
Nagaravadhu
Rakshasa Rajavu Kochukuttan
2002 Nizhalkkuthu BarberServiteur de Kali, Le (France)
Shadow Kill (International: English title)
Jagathy Jagadeesh in Town Moosa
Suvarna Mohangal
Ee Bhargavi Nilayam
Adheena
Kayamkulam Kanaaran
Pakalppooram Manikyan's friend
Kattuchembakam Aandi
KadhaDr. Aravindaksha Kaimal
Kakke Kakke Koodevide
Kuberan Abdu
Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan Madhavan
Snehithan Studio Owner
Valkannadi Kanaran
Videsi Nair Swadesi Nair Kochu Preman
2003The Fire
KalavarkeyMoosakka
Achante KochumoluLucko
Varum Varunnu VannuEchappan
Pattalam Velayudhan
Balettan Koya
Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum Chandran
C.I.D. Moosa Theekkanal Varkey
Vellithira Iyamkutty
Saudaamini
2004Priyam Priyankaram
KathaDr. Aravindaksha Kaimal
Govindankutty ThirakkilanuArumukham
Kadhavaseshan Thief Thorappan Vasu
Chathikkatha Chanthu Pappan
Kanninum Kannadikkum M. A. Chengamangalam
Vellinakshatram Palace Manager Kochunni
C.I. Mahadevan 5 Adi 4 Inchu Narayanan
KusruthiChampion Bhaskaran
ThalamelamNakulan
2005 Kalyana Kurimanam
OK Chacko Cochin MumbaiKumbalam Sasi
Seelabathi Vasu/Basu
Finger Print
Hai
Bus Conductor
Vacation
Kalyana Kurimanam Balan
Mayookham
Nerariyan CBI Devaswam
Pandippada Veeramani
Kochi Rajavu Canteen Manager
Athbhutha Dweepu Chandrappan
Iruvattam Manavaatti Chandrappan
Udayananu Tharam Vijayan Varkala
Ponmudipuzhayorathu Supran
2006 Drishtantham
Mouryan
Art Of Fighting 2Lee Pai Long
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam Bakkar
Vrindaavanam
Narakasuran Bheeman
Mahasamudram Kapyar
Pachakuthira Abraham Lincoln
Madhuchandralekha Lukose
2007 Indrajith Radhakrishnan
Panthaya Kozhi Rajappan
Nanma Naanu
Kangaroo Chellappan
Black Cat Washington
Veeralipattu Ramu
Athisayan Swami
2008 Novel
Crazy Gopalan Sugunan
Kabadi Kabadi Basheer
Magic Lamp Sankaranunni
Bullet Premasulal
Vilapangalkkappuram Bheeran
De Ingottu Nokkiye Vettikkadu Sugunan
Kovalam
Sivapuram
Oru Pennum Randaanum MathaiSegment: Kallante Makan
RoboVijayan
MayakazhchaRamakrishnan
Twenty:20 Govindan
2009VenalmaramChinkaram
Colours Kuttiraman
Rahasya Police Raveendran
Patham Nilayile Theevandi
Bharya Onnu Makkal Moonnu Moidheen
Kancheepurathe Kalyanam Kancheenadhan
Patham Adhyayam
Paribhavam
Swapnamaalika
Utharaswayamvaram Chellappan
DalamarmarangalNoolan Damu
Shudharil Shudhan Ramankunju
2010s
YearTitleRoleNotes
2010Chitrakkuzhal
Tournament Tribal man
Oru Small Family Kuttan
Sahasram Kochukuttan
RamaanamEramullanikka
Canvas Shailan
Thaskara Lahala
Inganeyum Oral
Avan
Advocate Lakshmanan – Ladies Only
Aakasha Yathra
Annarakkannanum Thannalayathu
Thoovalkattu
Kadaksham
April Fool Knjana Sheelan
Nanthuni
Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum Mani
2011 Innanu Aa Kalyanam College staff
Sandwich Brusli Sasi
Manikyakkallu Sudhakaran
Killadi Raman
Pachuvum Kovalanum
Shivapuram
Kalabha Mazha
Manushyamrugam Kapyaar Jackson
Kunjettan
Teja Bhai & Family Raghavan Nair
Yathra Thudarunnu
Bhakthajanangalude Sradhakku
Lucky Jokers Thamarakshan
Nadakame Ulakam Dasettan
2012 Nanban Virumandi Santhanam's AssistantTamil movie
Lakshmi Vilasam Renuka Makan Raghuram
Red Alert
Poppins Film Producer
Ozhimuri
916
Parudeesa
Manthrikan Unniyathiri
Trivandrum Lodge
Prabhuvinte Makkal
Hero Pallan
Ee Adutha Kaalathu Babu
Mullassery Madhavan Kutty Nemom P. O. Loppez
I Love Me Advocate
2013 Cowboy Driver Krishnankutty
Dolls Stephen Perera
For SaleMadhu
Police MamanLukose
Good Bad & Ugly Arogya Swami
Players
Money Back Policy Kumar
Isaac Newton S/O Philipose Pattazhi Chandran
Kanyaka Talkies Philippose
Vedivazhipadu Rajappan
Nadodimannan
David & Goliath Autha
Pottas Bomb Rayappan
2014 Swapaanam Selvam
Mannar Mathai Speaking 2 Ponnappan
Praise the Lord Chacko
Apothecary Joseph
Odum Raja Aadum Rani
Karanavar
Snehamulloral Koodeyullappol
The Dolphins
Flat No.4B
Seconds Shivan Kutty
Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu Indraguptan
DarboniUnreleased
2015 Kunjiramayanam Paramu
Aadu P. P. Sasi
Ennu Ninte Moideen Vaidyar
Ammakkoru Tharattu
Lukka Chuppi NarayananCameo
Oru Second Class Yathra Govindan
Salt Mango Tree Pavithran
My God
John Honai
Kukkiliyar
Aana Mayil Ottakam SajanSegment: Fill in the blanks
Utopiayile Rajavu Velappan
Moonnam Naal
Vishwasam... Athallae Ellaam
Monsoon
3 Wicketinu 365 Runs
Call Me @
2016 Maanasaandarapetta Yezdi Philipose
Leela Dasappappi
Pa Va Kunju
Kaadu Pookkunna Neram School Master
Amoeba
Mudhugauv Pathmanabhan's alcoholic uncle
Pinneyum Kuttan Pillai
Kappiri Thuruthu
Sivapuram
PopcornBalraman
Dhanayathra
Mohavalayam
Kolamass
Kanthantharam
Sukhamayirikkatte
Daffadar
Mannamkattayum Kariyilayum
2017 Chippy
C/O Saira Banu Contract Supervisor
Puthan Panam Kuruvi (Marthandan)
Alamara Sriram Shetty
Chicken KokkachiKallu's father
Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu
SamarpanamSasi
Parava Mujeeb's father
Chakkaramaavin Kombathu
God Say
Paathi Kammaran
Aalorukkam Pappu Pisharody
Paippin Chuvattile Pranayam
Nilavariyathe
Hello Dubaikaaran
Prakasan Peon
Aana Alaralodalaral
Aadu 2 P.P Sasi
2018 Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam
Aami Narayanan, Goldsmith
Kinar Khadar Uppapa
Khaleefa
Sakhavinte Priyasakhi
Pathirakalam
Kala Viplavam Pranayam Achuthan
Kalyanam Varkey
Shirk
Lolans
Vikadakumaran Sukumaran Pillai
Aabhaasam [20]
Kammara Sambhavam ILP Surendran
Chanakyathantaram Cameo
Premasoothram Kochubaby
School Diary
Pettilambattra Ramettan
Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha Mohan
Mandharam
Ladoo Judge
Dakini Raju Bhai
Nithyaharitha Nayakan Vasu
Aanakkallan Balachandran Nair
2019Sidharthan Enna NjanVelayudhan
Aangu Doore Oru Desathu
Padmavyuhathile Abhimanyu
Red Signal
Panth
Pengalila
Nalla Vishesham
Mottitta Mullakal
Kalikkoottukar
Virus Razak, father of Zakariya
Janamaithri S.I. Shibu
Kumbarees
Subharathri A.C. Suresh
Oolu Abhu
Manoharam Varghese Ettan
Udalaazham Moorthy
Vaarthakal Ithuvare'Arival' Sughu
Freakens Dr. Abdullakoya
Nalpathiyonnu (41) Kuttan Mesthiry
Makkana
Mohabbathin Kunjabdulla KunjabdullahLead role
Aniyankunjum Thannalayathu
Thrissur Pooram Murugan (Tea Shop Owner)
My Santa Krishnan
2020s
YearTitleRoleNotes
2020 Anjaam Pathiraa Ripper Ravi
Uriyadi Head Constable Panchavarnaksharan Pilla
2 States JudgeCameo
Kozhipporu George
Maniyarayile Ashokan Priest
Anan
Sayanna Varthakal Raghavan
Veyilmarangal
Bhoomiyile Manohara Swakaryam Abdu
2021 Yuvam Adv. Sreekanth Panicker
Aapahasyam
Vellam ChandranCameo
Anugraheethan Antony Madhavan
Innu Muthal Maniyappan
Velukkakka Oppu Ka VelukkakkaLead role
Malik George Zachariah, Police C.I
Home Oliver Twist [21]
Ellam Sheriyakum Tailor
Madhuram Ravi
Ooham
Karanakaran
2022 Randu [22]
Meppadiyan Hajjiyar
Member Rameshan 9am WardOrmanakuttan
Karnan Napoleon Bhagath Singh Ummar [23]
Pada Sakhaavu Kannan Mundoor
Naaradan Judge Chothi
Aaraattu Tabalist Balan
Archana 31 Not Out Lord
Salute Home Guard
Pathonpatham Noottandu Kelu
19(1)(A) Police Officer Mohanan
Puzhu Mathachan
Jack N' Jill Anthrappan
Udal Kuttichayan
KochaalConstable Paulose
Malayankunju Surendran [24]
Palthu Janwar Kochu George
Padavettu Raghavan Mash
Gila
Eesho Varghese
Aanandam Paramanandam Divakara Kurup
2023 Higuita [25]
Kaipola [26]
Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham Hasaan [27]
2018 Bhasi [28]
Jackson Bazaar Youth [29]
Within Seconds Kizhangu Mohanan [30]
Pendulum Amir's father [31]
Valatty Labradorvoice only [32]
Jaladhara Pumpset Since 1962 Mani [33]
Otta [34]
Adrishya Jalakangal [35]
2024 Anweshippin Kandethum DySP Krishnan Unni (SIT) [36]
NadikarTBA [37]

Tamil

Costume designer

Singer

Television serials

  1. Kadalinakare (Asianet)
  2. Hukka Hua Mikkado (Asianet)
  3. Ellaam Mayajaalam (Asianet)
  4. Devimahatmyam (Asianet)
  5. Pattukalude paattu (Surya TV)
  6. Sabarimala sridharmashashtha (Asianet)
  7. Nirupama Fans (Flowers TV)
  8. Satyam shivam sundaram (Amrita TV)
  9. Kaliveedu (Doordarshan)
  10. Kunjammayum Koottukarum (Doordarshan)
  11. smarakasilakal(Doordarshan)

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