Kochu Preman

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Kochu Preman
Born
K. S. Premkumar

(1955-06-01)1 June 1955
Died3 December 2022(2022-12-03) (aged 67)
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
Alma mater University of Kerala
OccupationActor
Spouse
Girija Preman
(m. 1984)
[1] [2]
Children1

Kalaramathil Shivaraman Premkumar (1 June 1955 – 3 December 2022), better known by his stage name Kochu Preman, was an Indian actor who worked in Malayalam film industry. He acted in more than 250 films, mainly in supporting and comedy roles, and also appeared in television. [3]

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Early life and career

Kochu Preman was born K. S. Premkumar on 1 June 1955 to Kalaramathil Shivaraman Shasthri and T. S. Kamalam at Peyad in Thiruvananthapuram, India. He has six siblings. Preman had his primary education from Government school, Peyad. [4] He completed college education from Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram. He has worked in drama troupes such as Kalidasa Kalakendram, Kerala Theaters, and Sanghachethana. In 1996, he debuted in the Malayalam film Dilliwala Rajakumaran . He adapted the stage name Kochu Preman because he believed that the name suits his short stature.

Personal life and death

Preman married cine-serial actress Girija Preman in 1984. They had a son named P. G. Harikrishnan.

Preman died on 3 December 2022, at the age of 67 in Thiruvananthapuram. He was suffering from lung related issues prior to his death. [1] [5] [6]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1979EzhunirangalDebut Film [7]
1996 Dilliwala Rajakumaran Balan's father
1997 Kathanayakan Vamanan Nampoothiri
Rajathanthram
Guru
The Car Valiyakulam Swamy
Irattakuttikalude Achan Valsalan
1998 Vismayam Kurupp
Mattupetti Machan Shankarankutty Cameo Appearance
Sreekrishnapurathe Nakshathrathilakkam Indhumathi's father
Illamura Thampuran
Ayushmanbava
PanjalohamVasu
1999 Pattabhishekam
Njangal Santhushtaranu The Policeman
Indulekha
2000 Thenkasipattanam Rengarajan
Vinayapoorvam Vidhyaadharan Captain
Indriyam
Kaathara
Neelathadakathile Nizhalpakshikal
2001 Uthaman Padmanabhan Pillai
Achaneyanenikkishtam Kurupu Mash
Nariman M. L. A.'s husband
Naranathu Thampuran Peethambharan
Sravu
Korappan The GreatPolice Constable Kuttan Pilla
Pranayakalathu
Chethaaram
2002 Kalyanaraman U. P. P. Menon
India Gate
2003 Thilakkam Swaminathan, the oracle
Pulival Kalyanam Santhosh Menon, Bank Manager
Arimpara
Varum Varunnu VannuJayan
Swantham MalavikaThampi
2004 Chathikkatha Chanthu Balan, the palace sectary
Sathyam Arjunan, the policeman
KaakkakarumbanRaghavan
KusurtiThe Circus Manager
Kottaram VaidhyanChetti
Maaratha Naadu
2005 Udayon Kangaroo, bus conductor
Thommanum Makkalum Doctor Satheeshan
Immini Nalloraal The Barber
Iruvattam Manavaatti Pankajakshan
Kalyana Kurimanam
The Campus"Vodka" Pathrose
Banglawil OudhaVarkkichan
OK Chacko Cochin MumbaiThommi
VacationMooppan
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
2006 Chakkaramuthu Ramendran, Lottery Agent
Kanaka Simhasanam Chinnakeshav Reddy
Pathaaka Aravindan
Mouryan
Anuvaadamillaathe
2007 Changathipoocha Purushothaman Nair
Chotta Mumbai Premachandran
Inspector Garud Shivan Pillai
Nivedyam Nakulan
Ayur Rekha
2008 Crazy Gopalan Diwakaran
College Kumaran Sudhakarn
Mizhikal Sakshi Vasudeva Valyathaan
Kabadi Kabadi Sasidharan Nair
Twenty:20 Uncredited Role
De Ingottu Nokkiye
ApoorvaThe Principal
KovalamMathan
RoboVaidyar
2009 Passenger Jaffer
2 Harihar Nagar Chandykunju
Aayirathil Oruvan Kunjukuttan
DalamarmarangalBhaskaran
Swantham Lekhakan Minister
My Big Father Preman
Colours Keshananda Swamikal
Samastha Keralam PO Velichappadu
Kappal Muthalaali Kuruvila
Oru Black and White Kudumbam Cheriyachan
Patham AdhyayamBharathan Ashari
Sanmanasullavan AppukuttanUnnithan
Bharya Swantham SuhurthuKochunarayanan
2010 In Ghost House Inn Chandykunju
Marykkundoru Kunjaadu Charlie
Paappi Appacha Keshavan
Shikkar Chacko
Kaaryasthan Ayyappan Nair
Advocate Lakshmanan – Ladies Only Bhakhtavalsalan
Tournament Cleetus
Nallavan Santhosh
Oru Small Family Napoleon
Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policeum Kuttappan
Kadaksham Sugunan Mundakayam
Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram A man near the temple
Raama Raavanan Rajappan
Plus Two The School Security
Pulliman
Chaverpada
3 Char Sau Bees
Senior Mandrake
Thaskara Lahala
Kausthubham
Aathmakatha
RhythmUdhuppu
2011 Teja Bhai & Family Ravindran Nair
Beautiful Kunjachan
Manikyakkallu Varghese
Ninnishtam Ennishtam 2 Kochugovindan
Sarkar Colony Secratriat Officer
Bombay March 12 Naryanan Kochettan
Maharaja Talkies Kamalasanan
Killadi Raman Abdul Gafoor
Ven Shankhu Pol
Sthalam
Happy DurbarGunalan
Ramayanam
Umma
2012 Ordinary Peethambaran
Poppins Hari's senior officer Cameo Appearance
Mayamohini Pappan Parapokkara
Bachelor Party Dr. Moorthy
Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty Ajayan
101 Weddings Lawrence
Trivandrum Lodge Sadanandan
Ardhanaari The school teacher
Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam Aravindan
Vaadhyar The District Education Officer
Mullamottum Munthiricharum Plapparambil Kuriyachan
Madirasi Nambheeshan
Josettante Hero Sreedharan Parasala
Cinema Company
Ee Thirakkinidayil
Ozhimuri
Pulivaal PattanamFlat security
Ennennum Ormakkayi
2013 Romans Achankunju, the sexton
Tourist Home The Money Lender
Sound Thoma Kuttan Pilla
Zachariayude Garbhinikal Hospital Attender
Up & Down: Mukalil Oralundu Chandrappan the Lift Mechanic
Radio Zahir Hussain
God for Sale Soman Pilla
Vallatha Pahayan The School Principal
Good Bad & Ugly
Mr. BeanColonel Lambo
For SaleMani
Maanikkathamburaattiyum Kristhumas Kaarolum
Thekku Thekkoru Deshathu
Bunty Chor
Njan Anaswaran
Malayalanaadu
2014 Happy Journey Flat Secretary
Munnariyippu Advocate Eeppan
Money Ratnam Gopi
Ulsaha Committee Peethambara Kuruppu
Aamayum Muyalum Sexton Ouseppu
Polytechnic Sukumaran's aide
Maramkothi
Manja
Persiakaran
Color BaloonVishwambharan
KalyanismVijayan
OttamandaramA drunkard
Call me@Varghese
GarbhasreemanMammoottikka
My Dear MummyBheeran
Life Full of Life
Mizhi Thurakku
Educational Loan
2015RoopantharamRaghavanLead Role [8] [9]
Chandrettan Evideya Issac Eeppan
Kanal Chandranandhan
Female Unnikrishnan School Headmaster
Priyamanasam Sanskrit movie
Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum
Smart Boys
Aval Vannathinu SeshamPremachandran
Thaarakangale SaakshiA Money Lender
CompartmentSukathan
Ente Padam Ninte Katha
2016 Welcome to Central Jail Stephen
Action Hero Biju Stephen
Leela Dr. Sukumaran
Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum Purushothaman
Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Prakashan's uncle
Dum Raghavan
Moonnaam Naal NjaayaraazhchaSudheer J Nair
Angane Thanne Nethave Anjettennam PinnaleVellichapaadu
Calling BellKochettan
Ghost VillaA Warlock
Popcorn
Paris Payyans
Kadha Parayum Muthachan
Taka Toka Tanka
Oravasaram
Aneesya
Bhramsam
Maayavanam Bunglow
Snehapoorvam
2017 C/O Saira Banu Legal Aid Advocate
Avarude Raavukal Dr. Jayamurugan
Crossroad UlahannanIn the segment Badar
Ayaal Sassi Sathyaneshan
Karutha Joothan
Karutha Sooryan
Six FeetPastor Lasor
Gandhinagarile UnniyarchaKochettan
Kuppivala
Hello Dubaikkaran
Pakal Pole
Njaanaara Mon
Kaviyude Osyath
2018 Varathan Oanth
Chalakkudikkaran Changathi The Cameraman
Kuttanadan Marpappa Peter's Relative
Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri Missionary Priest
Thattumpurath Achuthan Kumarashanan
Carbon Balan Pilla
Mangalyam Thanthunanena Babu
Padayottam Ponappan Sir
Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam
ChandragiriWhatsApp Maash
Swarmappathaayam
Samadhanathinte Vellaripraavukal
Theneechayum Peerangippadayum
Pranayatheertham
Ulkaazhcha
2019 Brother's Day Fr. Stephen Mathew
Allu Ramendran
Mohabbathin Kunjabdulla The grocery shop owner
Ambili Vasukkuttan
Ganagandharvan Cheriyan
Shibu Eastman Narayanan
Sachin
Oru Caribbean Udayippu
Freakens
LessonsIn the segment Choolam
Vaarthakal Ithuvare
HridyamSreedharan
British BungalawThankappan, Tea shop owner
Poovalliyum KunjadumLasor
1948 - Kalam Paranjathu
Thelivu
2020 Paapam Cheyyathavar Kalleriyatte Mathachan
2021 The Priest School Peon Cameo Appearance
Keshu Ee Veedinte Nadhan Ramendran's father Cameo Appearance
Released in Disney+Hotstar
Vrithaakrithiyilulla ChathuramRajappan Holiyappa
Oru Pappadavada PremamKunjappan
Makudi
2022 Karnan Napoleon Bhagath Singh [10]
Aaraattu Hari, the pachayath President
Kaduva Ithakk
Last 6 Hours Bilingual Film
Kochaal
King Fish
VellarikapattanamSurendran
Ulkkanal
2023 Thankam SasipillaiPosthumously Released [11]
Vasantha Mullai Hotel OwnerPosthumously Released
Tamil film
Pookkaalam Posthumously Released [12]

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