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Adoor Gopalakrishnan Profile & Biography


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Adoor Gopalakrishnan's profile & biography is given here. Adoor Gopalakrishnan, the famous script writer, film producer & director in film industry was born to Madhavan Unnithan & Mouttathu Gauri Kunjamma in the year 3 July 1941. For the great contributions to film industry, he had won several awards. In this article you can see some of the important documentaries, feature films & awards won by Adoor Gopalakrishnan.



Profile & biography of Adoor Gopalakrishnan


Adoor GopalakrishnanDate of birth : 3 July 1941
Present age: 70
Place of birth: Pallickal, Adoor
Father:Madhavan Unnithan
Mother: Mouttathu Gauri Kunjamma
First film: Swayamvaram
Occupation: Script writer, Director, Film producer
Awards won: 15 National film awards, 17 Kerala state film awards, International film award, British film institute award, Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke award, International film critics prize(FIPRESCI), UNICEF film prize, OCIC film prize, INTERFILM prize.
Institutes studied: Gandhigram rural institute, Pune film institute
Short fictions: A great day, The myth

Adoor Gopalakrishnan is a famous director, film producer & script writer. Most of the films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan were shown at the international film festivals. He also held different positions in the film industry. It should be noted that Adoor Gopalakrishnan was given the honorary doctorate (D. Litt) by the Kerala University in 2010. Remember that Adoor Gopalakrishnan had won several awards for his great contributions as a director, film producer & writer, in the film industry. Some of his important books include cinemayude lokam & cinemanubhavam respectively.

Important feature films & documentaries of Adoor Gopalakrishnan


Adoor Gopalakrishnan is a very popular writer, producer & director in film industry. The following are some of the important films & documentaries of Adoor Gopalakrishnan.
1.A day at Kovalam in 1966
2.Danger at your door step in 1968
3.And man created in 1968
4.Manntharikal in 1968
5.Towards national STD in 1969
6.A mission of love in 1969
7.Romance of rubber in 1971
8.Swayamvaram in 1972
9.Kilimanooril oru dasalakshadhipati in 1973
10.Guru Chengannur in 1974
11.Past in perspective in 1975
12.Idukki in 1976
13.Kodiyettam in 1977
14.Four shorts on family planning in 1978
15.Yakshagana in 1979
16.Chola heritage in 1980
17.Elippathayam in 1981
18.Krishnanattam in 1982
19.Mukhamukham in 1984
20.Anantaram in 1987
21.Mathilukal in 1990
22.Vidheyan in 1993
23.Kathapurushan in 1995
24.Koodiyattam in 2001
25.Nizhalkkuthu in 2002
26.Naalu pennungal in 2007
27.Oru pennum randaanum in 2008.

Films which won awards for Adoor Gopalakrishnan


I have already mentioned the important awards which were won by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Do you know the films that won awards for Adoor Gopalakrishnan? If not, check the below points.
1.National film award for best film & best director in the film Swayamvaram.
2.National film award for best film Kathapurushan.
3.National film award for best director & best screenplay in the film Mukhamukham.
4.National film award for best director & best screenplay in the film Anantharam.
5.1990 & 2008 National film awards for best director in the films Mathilukal & Naalu penungal.
6.National film awards (1978, 1982, 1990, 1994 & 2003) for the best Malayalam feature films like Kodiyettam, Elippathayam, Mathilukal, Vidheyan, Nizhalkkuthu respectively.
7.Kerala state film awards for best film, best story & best director in the film Kodiyettam
8.Kerala state film award for best film Elippathayam.
9.Kerala state film award for best film & best director in the film Mukhamukham.
10.Kerala state film awards ( 1993 & 2008) for best films Vidheyan & Oru pennum randannum.
11.Kerala state film awards (1987, 1993 & 2008) for the best director in the films like Anantharam, Vidheyan & Oru pennum randannum respectively.
12.Kerala state film awards for the best screenplay in the films like Vidheyan & Oru pennum randannum respectively.
13.Kerala state film awards for best documentary films like Krishnanattam & Kalamandalam Gopi.
14.Kerala state film award for best short film 'Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair.
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