N. F. Varghese

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N. F. Varghese
N F Varghese
Nadakkaparambil Francis Varghese

(1949-01-06)6 January 1949
Died19 June 2002(2002-06-19) (aged 53)
Kochi, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Union Christian College, Aluva
Years active1989 – 2002
  • Francis
  • Alice

N. F. Varghese (6 January 1949 – 19 June 2002) was an Indian actor who worked in Malayalam film industry. He began his career as a mimicry artist in Kalabhavan, [1] acting in minor roles, but later he turned to strong villain roles. Akashadoothu was his major break through in career, which was his third film. He has acted in more than 100 films. He died at the age of 53 when he suffered heart attack and fell unconscious while driving his car. [2] He lived along with his wife, 3 daughters and a son. [3]



He was born in Nadakkapparambil Family in Aluva, Kerala, as the third child among 5 children of Francis and Alice from Uliyannoor island. He has an elder brother, Jose (retired college administrator, Union Christian College, Aluva), elder sister Elizabeth (retired Nurse), younger sister Dr.Lissy and youngest brother Sebastian (deceased). He had his primary education from Rajashree S.M. Memorial School, East Kadungallur, Aluva. He pursued M.A. in Malayalam from Union Christian College, Aluva. [4]

He was married to Rosy from Kollamkudy Family in Kalady. The couple have 4 children named Sofia, Sony, Sumitha and Saira.

Selected filmography

  1. Eeran Sandhya (1985) as Police Inspector
  2. Akalathe Ambili (1985) as Police Officer
  3. Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal (1986) as Benny's fake father
  4. Pappan Priyappetta Pappan (1986) as Prabhakaran
  5. Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi (1988) as Police Officer
  6. Ramji Rav Speaking (1989) as Office Staff
  7. Oru Kochu Bhoomikulukkam (1992)
  8. Akashadoothu (1993) as Kesavan
  9. Uppukandam Brothers (1993) as Chacko
  10. Thalamura (1993) as M. M. Thomas
  11. Naaraayam (1993) as Chelakkadan the politician
  12. Butterflies (1993) as Balan Menon
  13. Bhoomi Geetham (1993) as Gangadharan
  14. Akashadoothu (1993) as Kesavan
  15. Sagaram Sakshi (1994)
  16. Puthran (1994) as Thankachan
  17. Prathakshinam (1994) as Paily the father of Rahel (Mathu)
  18. Manathe Vellitheru (1994) as Abdulla
  19. Kadal (1994) as Anandan
  20. Commissioner (1994) as Menon
  21. Chukkan (1994) as S.I. Chandran
  22. Karma (1995)
  23. Spadikam (1995) as Pachu Pillai
  24. Mazhayethum Munpe (1995) as Kaimal
  25. Thovalapookkal (1995) as Colonel Gopalan Thamby
  26. Special Squad (1995) as Ahammed
  27. Sipayi Lahala (1995) as Varma
  28. Samudhayam (1995) as Saithali
  29. Rajakeeyam (1995) as Rajadeva Varman
  30. Peter Scott (1995) as George Mathew
  31. Aksharam (1995) as Valappadu Balakrishnan
  32. Agrajan (1995)
  33. Mahaathma (1996) as Baba Rahim
  34. Swarna Kireedam (1996) as Varghese Thiruvampady
  35. Sallapam (1996) as Chandran Nair
  36. Rajaputhran (1996) as Isaac Thomas
  37. Mr. Clean (1996) as Dr. Alex
  38. Laalanam (1996) as Advocate Rajedran
  39. Kanchanam (1996) as Professor Ravi
  40. Excuse Me Ethu Collegila (1996)
  41. Ee Puzhayum Kadannu (1996) as Sukumaran
  42. Varnapakittu (1997) as Priest
  43. Guru (1997)
  44. Lelam (1997) as Kadayadi Raghavan
  45. Sammanam (1997) as Vasudevan
  46. Oru Yathramozhi (1997) as A Police Officer
  47. Oru Mutham Manimutham (1997) as Krishna Menon
  48. Masmaram (1997) as Viswanathan
  49. Manthramothiram (1997) as Kurup
  50. Kudamaattom (1997)
  51. Kalyanak Kacheri (1997)
  52. Innalekalillaathe (1997) as Epachan a Member of Parliament
  53. Guru Sishyan (1997)
  54. Gangothri (1997) as Adv. Nambiyar
  55. Gajaraja Manthram (1997)
  56. Five Star Hospital (1997) as Dr. Nambiar
  57. Itha Oru Snehagatha (1997)
  58. Bhoopathi (1997) as Moosa
  59. Anubhoothi (1997) as Shankan Nair
  60. Aattuvela (1997)
  61. The Truth (1998) as Poozhimattom Thomachan
  62. Punjabi House (1998) as Sujatha's Father
  63. Oro Viliyum Kathorthu (1998) as Padmanabhan Nair
  64. Mayajalam (1998) as Sankaran Nair
  65. Graama Panchaayathu (1998) as Gunashekharan
  66. Amma Ammaayiyamma (1998) as Kaimal
  67. Achaamakuttide Achaayan (1998) as Kozhipalli Avarachan
  68. Vazhunnor (1999) as Thevakattu Kuruvilla
  69. Ustaad (1999) as Mohan Thampy
  70. Swastham Grihabaranam (1999) as Pattatharayil Bhargava Kurup
  71. Stalin Sivadas (1999) as Sakhavu Anandan
  72. Pathram (1999) as Viswanathan
  73. Pallavur Devanarayanan (1999) as Mezhathoor Vaidyamatam Nampoothiri
  74. Njangal Santhushtaranu (1999) as Kurukkal
  75. F.I.R (1999)
  76. Crime File (1999) as IG James George
  77. Chandamama (1999) as Mampulli
  78. Chandranudikkunna Dikkil (1999)
  79. Narashimham (2000) as Manappally Pavithran
  80. Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam (2000) as Sajan's father
  81. Vinayapoorvam Vidhyaadharan (2000) as M.S.Nair
  82. Varnakkazhchakal (2000) as Sudhakara Menon
  83. Valliettan (2000) as Mambaram Bava
  84. Sathyameva Jayathe (2000)
  85. Priyam (2000) as Thomachan
  86. Nadan Pennum Natupramaniyum (2000) as Bheeran
  87. Mark Antony (2000) as mullakka
  88. Cover Story (2000)
  89. Korappan The Great (2001) as G.N.D Panikker
  90. Narasimha (2001)
  91. Raavanaprabhu (2001) as Paul
  92. Sundara Purushan (2001) as Ramachandra Menon
  93. Nariman (2001) as (CM doctor) Dr. Giri
  94. Unnathangalil (2001) as Velu Bhai
  95. Praja (2001) as Home minister Lahayil Vakkachan
  96. Onnaman (2001) as Salim Bhai
  97. One Man Show (2001) as Dr. Nambyar
  98. Nagaravadhu (2001) as Parameswaran Nampoothiri
  99. Dubai (2001) as Chandran Nair
  100. Ee Nadu Innalevare (2001) as Gauridas Ambalakkadan
  101. Nandanam (2002) as Sreedharan
  102. Snehithan (2002) as Padmanabhan
  103. Shivam (2002) as Sukumaran Nair
  104. Dany (2002) as Prof. Padmanabha Menon
  105. Chirikkudukka (2002) as Dr. Ninan
  106. Swarna Medal (2002) as Devadas
  107. Kaashillatheyum Jeevikkam (2002)
  108. The Gift Of God (2002)
  109. Kanalkiredam (2002)
  110. Phantom (2002)
  111. Chandramukhi (2003)
  112. Sahodharan Sahadevan (2003) as Doctor (final film role)

Dubbing artist

YearTitleDubbed ForCharacter
1992Kulapathy Radha Ravi Rajanna
1992 Vietnam Colony Vijaya RangarajuRaother
1995 Radholsavam Spadikam George Bhargavan


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