Prathapachandran

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Prathapachandran Verma
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Born1941
Died(2004-12-16)16 December 2004 (age 63)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1962–2004
SpouseChandrika
Children3

Prathapachandran (1941–2004) was an Indian actor, who worked predominantly in Malayalam film industry, though he acted in a few Tamil and Telugu movies as well. He known for the portrayal of villainous and character roles in over 300 movies. [1] He was born in 1941 at Omallur in Thiruvithamkoor princely state, currently within the Pathanamthitta District, Kerala.

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Biography

Prathapachandran had to end his formal schooling by the 9th standard.[ citation needed ] He later moved to Kollam, and at the age of 14, he moved to Madras, hoping to be a movie actor. During his initial years, though he failed to garner any significant movie roles, he lent voice in radio plays and acted in plays organized by the Madras Malayali association. [2] He got his first movie role in Viyarppinte Vila (1962), in which he acted as a man in his 70s. As he couldn't sustain the success, he returned to Kollam, and switched fulltime to theatre, working with Kalidasa Kalakendram. He could return to movies only in 1977, bagging a role in Jagadguru Aadisankaran. That kicked off a fresh career, and he went on to act in over 400 movies. His characters in films like Oru CBI Diary Kurippu , Manu Uncle , Kottayam Kunjachan , August 1 etc. were widely appreciated. Prathapachandran also produced a few Malayalam movies, including Manavadharmam, Prakadanam, Kodathi, Ivide Ingane, Kattuthee, etc.

Family

Prathapachandran died on December 16, 2004, and was survived by his wife Chandrika and three children Anoop, Deepak and Prathibha. He died after a massive cardiac arrest at his home. [3] [4]

Filmography

As an actor

Malayalam

  • 1962 - Viyarppinte Vila
  • 1964 - Oraal Koodi Kallanayi
  • 1964 - School Master as Gopala Pilla
  • 1964 - Kudumbini as Man at Carnival
  • 1964 - Sree Guruvayoorappan
  • 1964 - Bharthaavu
  • 1965 - Jeevitha Yaathra as Registrar
  • 1965 - Chettathi as Gopi's Friend
  • 1965 - Daaham.... Gopalan
  • 1965 - Kavyamela as Prasadakan
  • 1966 - Sthanarthi Saramma as Kuriachan
  • 1966 - Tharavattamma as Suresh's Friend
  • 1966 - Kamadhenu as Shivaraman
  • 1966 - Archana as Rajan's collegemate
  • 1966 - Sthanarthi Saramma
  • 1966 - Kayamkulam Kochunni as Kallada Kochu Naanu
  • 1967 - Cochin Express as Police constable
  • 1967 - Maadatharuvi
  • 1968 - Vidhyarthi
  • 1968 - Padunna Puzha as Advocate
  • 1968 - Dial 22 44
  • 1975 - Ayodhya as Ramdas
  • 1975 - Chumaduthaangi
  • 1975 - Hello Darling as Police Officer
  • 1975 - Babumon
  • 1975 - Ulsavam as Contractor Cheriyan
  • 1975 - Sooryavamsham
  • 1975 - Thomasleeha
  • 1976 - Amritavahini as Doctor
  • 1976 - Aalinganam as Menon
  • 1976 - Aayiram Janmagal
  • 1976 - Kamadhenu
  • 1976 - Themmadi Velappan
  • 1976 - Ayakkari as Sathi's Father
  • 1976 - Dweep
  • 1977 - Oonjal as Chathan
  • 1977 - Anugraham as Principal
  • 1977 - Jagadguru Aadishankaran as Vishnusharman/Sanandan
  • 1977 - Nurayum Pathayum
  • 1977 - Aparadhi as Jayachandran's Father
  • 1977 - Minimol
  • 1977 - Angeekaram as Shekharan Pilla
  • 1977 - Samudram
  • 1977 - Dweepu
  • 1977 - Mohavum Mukthiyum
  • 1977 - Ammayi Amma
  • 1978 - Madanolsavam as Dr. Radhakrishnan
  • 1978 - Lisa as Madhava Menon
  • 1978 - Randil Onnu as Advocate
  • 1978 - Madalasa
  • 1978 - Sakthi as Prathap
  • 1978 - Jayikkanayi Janichavan
  • 1978 - Kanalkattakal as Kattumooppan
  • 1978 - Thamburatti as Rema's father
  • 1978 - Avalkku Maranammilla
  • 1978 - Sathrathil Oru Raathri
  • 1978 - Paavaadakkari
  • 1978 - Adavukal Pathinettu
  • 1978 - Ahalya
  • 1978 - Kaithappoo
  • 1978 - Vayanaadan Thampan
  • 1979 - Angakkuri
  • 1979 - Avano Atho Avalo as Narayanan
  • 1979 - Sarppam
  • 1979 - Arattu
  • 1979 - Kallu Karthyani
  • 1979 - Pambaram
  • 1979 - Raathrikal Ninakku Vendi
  • 1979 - Maanavadharmam
  • 1979 - Ottappettavar
  • 1979 - Krishnapparunthu
  • 1980 - Ithikkara Pakky as Priest
  • 1980 - Moorkhan as Forrest Officer
  • 1980 - Love In Singapore as Krishnan Nair
  • 1980 - Chandrahasam as Nanu
  • 1980 - Manushya Mrugam
  • 1980 - Angaadi as Settu
  • 1980 - Manjil Virinja Pookkal as Sivasankara Panikkar
  • 1980 - Theenalangal as Father Mathew
  • 1980 - Benz Vasu
  • 1980 - Prakadanam as Kattukallan
  • 1980 - Rajaneegandhi as Vasu Menon
  • 1980 - Pappu
  • 1980 - Makaravilakku
  • 1980 - Shakthi
  • 1981 - Pathirasooryan as Mathai
  • 1981 - Abhinayam
  • 1981 - Attimari as Prabhakaran
  • 1981 - Ahimsa as Govindan
  • 1981 - Kattukallan as Eshwara Pilla
  • 1981 - Munnettam
  • 1982 - Pooviriyum Pulari as Rajaram
  • 1982 - Chilanthivala as Doctor Peter
  • 1982 - Anuraagakkodathi as Minister Chandrsekharan
  • 1982 - Ponnum Poovum
  • 1982 - Aarambham as Police officer
  • 1982 - John Jaffer Janardhanan
  • 1982 - Sree Ayappanum Vavarum
  • 1982 - Thuranna Jail as Habeeb
  • 1982 - Sharavarsham
  • 1982 - Ee Nadu as Minister Govindan
  • 1982 - Innalenkil Nale
  • 1982 - Aakrosam as Menon
  • 1982 - Iththiri neram Oththiri kaaryam as Geejo's Father
  • 1982 - Postmortem as Esthappan
  • 1982 - Jambulingam
  • 1983 - Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu as Nambyar
  • 1983 - Bhookambam
  • 1983 - Changatham as Balachandran
  • 1983 - Himavahini as Hema's Father
  • 1983 - Iniyenkilum as Swamy
  • 1983 - Maniyara as Singer at Ajmer
  • 1983 - Oru Odai Nathiyaakirathu
  • 1983 - Prathigna as Moosakka
  • 1983 - Aattakkalasham as Indu's Father
  • 1983 - Thaalam thettiya tharattu as Judge
  • 1983 - Aa Rathri as Advocate
  • 1983 - Manassoru Mahaasamudram
  • 1983 - Himam as Madhavan
  • 1983 - Swapnalokam
  • 1983 - Ankam as Dr. Rahman
  • 1983 - Kolakomban
  • 1983 - Nadi Muthal Nadi Vare
  • 1983 - Bandham
  • 1983 - Paalam
  • 1983 - Ente Kadha
  • 1984 - Onnum Mindatha Bharya
  • 1984 - Koottinilamkili as Menon
  • 1984 - Piriyilla Naam as Prabhakaran Pillai
  • 1984 - Kurishuyudham as Doctor
  • 1984 - Unaroo
  • 1984 - Mangalam Nerunnu
  • 1984 - Sandhya Mayangum Neram as Varma
  • 1984 - Chakkarayumma as Doctor
  • 1984 - NH 47
  • 1984 - Kadamattathachan as Valiachan
  • 1984 - Kodathi as Police Officer
  • 1984 - Umanilayam as Jagannatha Varma
  • 1984 - Minimol Vathikkanil as Mathew
  • 1984 - Sandharbham
  • 1984 - Muththodu Muthu as Sreenivasan
  • 1984 - Uyarangalil as The Priest
  • 1984 - Ivide Ingane as Mathew
  • 1985 - Kandu Kandarinju as Sreedharan's Father
  • 1985 - Akkacheyude Kunjuvava
  • 1985 - Udaya Geetham
  • 1985 - Vellarikka Pattanam as Kuriakose
  • 1985 - Vannu Kandu Keezhadakki
  • 1985 - Azhiyatha Bandhangal as Achuthan Nair
  • 1985 - Koodum Thedi as Mathaikutty
  • 1985 - Nirakkoottu as Paul Mathew
  • 1985 - Oru Kudakeezhil as Vijayalakshmi's father
  • 1985 - Makan Ente Makan as Judge
  • 1985 - Muhurtham Pathnonnu Muppathinu as The Priest
  • 1985 - Ee Thalamura Ingane
  • 1985 - Chorakku Chora as Rahman
  • 1985 - Puzhayozhugum Vazhi
  • 1985 - Choodatha Pookkal
  • 1985 - Ente Kanakkuyyil
  • 1985 - Kiraatham as Prathapan
  • 1985 - Jeevante Jeevan as Nanu
  • 1985 - Snehicha Kuttathinu
  • 1986 - Yuvajanotsavam as Sakhavu P.K
  • 1986 - Rajaavinte Makan
  • 1986 - Niramulla Raavukal
  • 1986 - Naale Njagalude Vivaham
  • 1986 - Aavanazhi
  • 1986 - Vikram
  • 1986 - Snehamulla Simham as C. R.
  • 1986 - Panchagni as Avarachan
  • 1987 - Ithrayum Kalam as Nampoothiri
  • 1987 - Vrutham as Nancy's Father
  • 1987 - Neeyallengil Njan as Shekhar
  • 1987 - Irupatham Noottandu
  • 1987 - Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar as Rajashekharan
  • 1987 - January Oru Orma as Fr. Fernandez
  • 1987 - Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku as Fr. Xavier
  • 1987 - Thaniyavarthanam
  • 1987 - New Delhi as Jailor
  • 1987 - Cheppu as Matthews
  • 1987 - Vazhiyorakkazhchakal as Police Officer
  • 1987 - Aids
  • 1987 - Kaalathinte Shabdam as Krishna Menon
  • 1987 - Nee Allenkil Njan
  • 1988 - Mrithyunjayam as Priest
  • 1988 - Dhinarathrangal as Doctor
  • 1988 - Abkari as Kaimal
  • 1988 - Pattana Pravesham as Ashok Varma
  • 1988 - Moonnam Mura as Bharathan Menon
  • 1988 - Aranyakam as Nambiar
  • 1988 - Vicharana as Govindan Nair
  • 1988 - Manu uncle as Ravunni
  • 1988 - Bheekaran
  • 1988 - Evidence
  • 1988 - Sankham
  • 1988 - Oohakkachavadam
  • 1988 - Vida Parayan Mathrem
  • 1988 - Thaala
  • 1988 - Anuraagi
  • 1988 - August 1 as Kazhuthumuttam Vasudevan Pillai
  • 1988 - Oru CBI Diary Kurippu as Narayanan
  • 1989 - Adikkurippu as Venkata Swamy
  • 1989 - New Year
  • 1989 - Mahaayanam
  • 1989 - Adhipan
  • 1989 - My Dear Rosy
  • 1989 - Ivalente Kamuki
  • 1989 - Ancharakkulla Vandi as Sadananthan
  • 1989 - Bhadrachitta
  • 1989 - Douthyam as Colonel
  • 1989 - Jagratha as Narayanan
  • 1989 - News as Viswanathan
  • 1989 - Mahayanam as Kochu Varkey
  • 1989 - Naaduvazhikal as Panickar
  • 1990 - Oliyampukal as Kariyachan
  • 1990 - Sthreekku Vendi Sthree
  • 1990 - Niyamam Enthucheyyum
  • 1990 - Nammude Naadu as Prabhakara Panikkar
  • 1990 - Aval Ariyathe as Prabhakara Varma
  • 1990 - Malootty
  • 1990 - Arhatha
  • 1990 - Kottayam Kunjachan as Kanjirappalli Pappachan
  • 1990 - Varthamana kaalam
  • 1990 - Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu as C. K. Gopala Menon
  • 1990 - Indrajaalam as Baburaj
  • 1990 - Samrajyam
  • 1991 - Aakasha Kottayile Sultan as Vishwanathan Nair
  • 1991 - Oru Tharam Randu Tharam Moonu Tharam as S Nambiar
  • 1991 - Mimics Parade as Cheriyan
  • 1991 - Oru Prathyeka Ariyippu as Minister
  • 1991 - Nattuvishesham as Mathew
  • 1991 - Ente Sooryaputhrikku as Shiva Prasad
  • 1991 - Kadalora Kattu as Mamman George
  • 1991 - Koodikazhca as Thachampalli Divakara Panikkar
  • 1991 - Raid as Jayan Panikkar
  • 1991 - Thudarkadha as Thomas Mathew
  • 1992 - Malootty
  • 1992 - Maanyanmaar
  • 1992 - Avalariyathe
  • 1992 - Ente Tuition Teacher
  • 1992 - Soorya Chakram
  • 1992 - Mahaan
  • 1992 - Rishi
  • 1992 - Priyappetta Kukku
  • 1992 - Mayangunna Manasukal
  • 1992 - Nadodi
  • 1992 - Mahanagaram as C.R.K.
  • 1992 - Kizhakkan Pathrose
  • 1993 - Paalayam as Krishnakumar
  • 1993 - Acharyan
  • 1993 - Jackpot as [Ruby Devaraj]
  • 1993 - Uppukandom Brothers
  • 1993 - Mafia as Commissioner Warrier
  • 1993 - Sthreedhanam
  • 1993 - Customs Diary as Customs Officer
  • 1995 - Mannar Mathai Speaking as Doctor
  • 1995 - Sindoora Rekha as Doctor
  • 1995 - Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka as Police Officer
  • 1994 - Rajadhani as Chief Minister
  • 1994 - Kambolam as Subramaniya Iyyer
  • 1994 - Gandeevam
  • 1994 - Chief Minister KR Gouthami
  • 1996 - April 19
  • 1996 - Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan as Sridevi's Father
  • 1997 - Oru Mutham Mani Mutham
  • 1997 - Maasmaram
  • 1999 - Inalakal Ilathe as Tony's Father
  • 1999 - Red Indians
  • 2000 - Nisheedhini
  • 2000 - Summer Palace
  • 2000 - Indriyam
  • 2001 - Yamini as Ouseppachan
  • 2001 - Romance
  • 2001 - Sagara
  • 2001 - Malaramban
  • 2001 - Layathaalangal
  • 2001 - Maami
  • 2001 - Premagni
  • 2001 - Chaarasundari
  • 2001 - Swathithampuratti
  • 2001 - Agnipushpam
  • 2001 - Aa Oru Nimisham
  • 2001 - Aalilathoni
  • 2002 - Vanibham
  • 2002 - Niramulla Swapnagal
  • 2002 - Asurayugam
  • 2002 - Nee Enikkai Mathrem as Raghavan
  • 2002 - Sisiram
  • 2002 - Dian
  • 2003 - Veendum Thulabharam
  • 2003 - Janakeeyam as Prathapan
  • 2004 - Thirichu Varavu

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