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Thulasidas is an Indian film and serial director who works in the South Indian film industry.
Thulasidas studied at Venjaramoodu high school and Attingal Sree Narayana College. He married Shiny Thulasidas (September 13, 1995). The couple have two children, Surya TS Nair and Anushka T S Nair.
Thulasidas started his film career as assistant director and associate director to P.K Joseph.
In 1989 he debuted as an independent director with Onninu Purakea Mattonnu (1989), which starred Thlakan, Ratheesh, Nedumudi venu and Rohini, produced by Sundarlal Nahatha. He contribution to Malayalam film industry includes huge box office hits such as Kasargod Khader Bhai (1992)(Siddique, Sunitha, Jagadeesh, Suchithra), Ezhara Ponnana (1992), Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji (1994) (Mukesh, Siddique, Maathu), Kumkumacheppu (1996) (Manoj K Jayan, Sobhana), Kilukil Pambaram (1997) (Jayaram, Vani viswanath),Sooryaputhran (1998) (Jayaram, Divya Unni), Melevaryathe Malakhakkuttikal (2000), Dosth (2001) (Kunchacko boban,Dileep, Kavya), Mr. Brahmachari (2003) (Mohanlal, Meena), College Kumaran (2008) (Mohanlal, Vimala Raman), In 2016 Thulasidas teamed up with producer K Manikandan came up with world's first ever movie without men, Girls (Malayalam) Thiraikku Varadha Kathai (English: Story never came on screen) in Tamil, is a bilingual horror thriller movie which earned him ICL award for best director in 2017,
|Girls||2016||Nadhiya Moidu, Ineya, Eden, Aarthi||Released in Tamil as Thiraikku Varaatha Kathai|
|Killadi Raman||2011||Mukesh, Siddique, Lena|
|Again Kasargod Khader Bhai||2010||Jagadish, Innocent, Radha Varma|
|College Kumaran||2008||Mohanlal, Vimala Raman|
|Rakshakan||2007||Kalabhavan Mani, Manya|
|Avan Chandiyude Makan||2007||Prithviraj, Vijayaraghavan, Sridevika|
|Mr. Brahmachari||2003||Mohanlal, Meena|
|Pranayamanithooval||2002||Jayasurya, Vineeth Kumar, Gopika|
|Dosth||2001||Kunchakko Boban, Dileep, Kavya Madhavan|
|Melevaryathe Malakhakkuttikal||2000||Balachandra Menon, Geetha, Abhirami, Jomol|
|Sooryaputhran||1998||Jayaram, Divya Unni, Jagadish, Innocent|
|Kilukil Pambaram||1997||Jayaram, Jagathy Sreekumar, Vani Viswanath|
|Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan||1996||Mamootty, Murali, Madhavi, Gouthami|
|Kumkumacheppu||1996||Manoj K. Jayan, Shobhana, Priya Raman|
|Manikya Chempazhukka||1995||Mukesh, Maathu, Sivaranjani|
|Minnaminuginum Minnukettu||1995||Jayaram, Shobhana, Jagadish|
|Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum||1995||Mukesh, Ranjitha, Thilakan|
|Veettai Paaru Naattai Paaru||1994||Sivakumar, Jayanthi||Tamil Film|
|Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji||1994||Mukesh, Siddique, Madhu, Maathu, Jagathy Sreekumar,|
|Shudhamaddalam||1994||Mukesh, Vijayakumar, Madhurima|
|Ithu Manju Kaalam||1993||Suresh Gopi, Urvashi, Manoj K Jayan|
|Poochakkaru Mani Kettum||1992||Mukesh, Siddique|
|Congratulations Miss Anitha Menon||1992||Siddique, Leena Nair|
|Ezhara Ponnana||1992||Jayaram, Kanaka|
|Kasargod Khader Bhai||1992||Siddique, Jagadish, Suchithra, Sunitha, Innocent|
|Chanchattam||1991||Jayaram, Urvashi, Siddique|
|Mimics Parade||1991||Jagadeesh, Siddique, Suchithra, Sunitha|
|Parallel College||1991||Suresh Gopi, Geetha, Maathu|
|Prosecution||1990||Manoj K Jayan, Ranjini|
|Kouthuka Varthakal||1990||Mukesh, Suresh Gopi, Urvashi, Ranjini, Siddique|
|Layanam||1989||Silk Smitha, Nandhu|
|Onninu Purake Mattonnu||1988||Thilakan, Nedumudi Venu, Ratheesh, Rohini|
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