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|Years active||1980 – Present|
T.S. Suresh Babu is an Indian film director, concentrating mainly on Malayalam movies. He started his career in the cinema industry by assisting the renowned director P.G. Viswambharan. He started his career as an independent director under the name Reji with the successful film Itha Innu Muthal starring Shankar, Mammootty and Mohanlal together. His Kottayam Kunjachan is regarded as a cult classic in Malayalam cinema  He is also a board member of KSFDC.
|1984||Itha Innu Muthal||Shankar, Mammootty, Mohanlal|
|1985||Oru Naal Innoru Naal||Prem Nazir, Shankar, Ratheesh|
|1986||Ponnum Kudathinum Pottu||Shankar, Menaka, Mukesh, Rohini|
|1988||Sanghunadam||Mammootty, Nalini, Rohini, Suresh Gopi|
|1990||Kottayam Kunjachan||Mammootty, Ranjini, Sukumaran, Innocent, Babu Antony|
|1991||Koodikkaazhcha||Jayaram, Jagadeesh, Sukumaran, Urvashi, Babu Antony|
|1992||Maanyanmar||Mukesh, Sreenivasan, Jagadeesh, Ramyakrishnan|
|1992||Kizhakkan Pathrose||Mammootty, Urvashi, Parvathy, Raghuvaran|
|1993||Customs Diary||Jayaram, Mukesh, Ranjitha, Radha Ravi|
|1993||Uppukandam Brothers||Captain Raju, Mohan Raj, Babu Antony, Jagadeesh, Geetha, Maathu|
|1994||Palayam||Manoj K. Jayan, Ratheesh, Urvashi, Srividya|
|1995||Prayikkara Pappan||Madhu, Murali, Geetha, Chippy|
|1995||Indian Military Intelligence||Murali, Babu Antony, M. G. Soman, Sukumaran, Srividya|
|1997||Shibiram||Manoj K. Jayan, Sukumaran, Divya Unni|
|1999||Stalin Sivadas||Mammootty, Kusbhoo, Captain Raju, Shankar|
|2000||Mark Antony||Suresh Gopi, Divya Unni, Kaveri, Lalu Alex|
|2010||Kanyakumari Express||Suresh Gopi, Lena, Babu Antony, Sarayu|
|2011||Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action||Srikanth, Babu Antony, Vani Viswanath, Richard Rishi, Honey Rose|
|2023||DNA||Ashkar Soudhan, Babu Antony, Rai Laxmi, Hanna Reji Koshy, Swasika|||
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