Born: November 1940
Bharathan was an Indian film director, artist, lyricist, music director, sculptor, poster designer, editor and art director. Bharathan is noted for being the founder of a new school of film making in Malayalam cinema, along with Padmarajan, in the 1980s, which created films that were widely received while also being critically acclaimed. A train of directors, and screen writers followed this school onto the 1990s including Sibi Malayil, Kamal, Lohithadas, Jayaraj, and Sathyan Anthikkad. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential and prolific filmmakers of Malayalam cinema and has directed more than 50 movies in multiple languages. He was born at Engakkadu near Wadakkancherry, in present day Thrissur district of Kerala, India. Bharatan died on 30 July 1998 due to liver cirrhosis.
1988 l U/A l 133 Mins l Rating:
Role Played: Director, Editor
Vaishali is a Malayalam movie released in year 1988. This movie is directed by Bharathan & starring by Sanjay Mitra, Suparna A, Geetha, Babu Antony, Nedumudi Venu, VK Sreeraman, Devan, Parvathy, Ashokan, Kaithapram, Valsala Menon, Jayalalitha, Thesni Khan. The music for this movie is given by Bombay Ravi. read more
1977 l U l 119 Mins l Rating:
Role Played: Director
Guruvayur Kesavan is a 1977 Malayalam film written by Puthur Unnikrishnan and directed by Bharathan. The film has music composed by Devarajan. It tells the story of an elephant which belonged to the Guruvayur temple. The cast includes Soman, Adoor Bhasi, Sankaradi, Bahadoor, Jayabharathy and Meena. read more