Sunday, February 1, 2015

MUKESH

Mukesh is a successful Malayalam Film Actor who has completed 33 years of his career and has acted in main roles of large number of films, supporting roles in films of Superstars like Mammootty,Mohan Lal and also acted in character roles.The major advantage of Mukesh is his ability to respond humor effectively and portray characters with a comedy touch with ease.Even though he is not a comedy actor many of his characters and most of the films he acted in main roles handled comedy themes which were all loved by the audience.
Mukesh is the son of Drama Thespian O.Madhavan and stage artist Vijayakumari.He was born as 'Mukesh Babu' at Pattathanam,Kollam on 5th March 1961 and has graduated from S.N.College,Kollam.
He debuted in the Malayalam movie 'Balloon' in 1982 and that film was not a success.He acted along with Sreenath,Maniyan Pillai Raju,Santhi Krishna etc in the movie 'Ithu Njangalude Katha' in the same year which was a big success.The film 'Mutharam Kunnu P.O. directed by Sibi Malayil, was a big hit in which Mukesh was the main lead.By that film Mukesh became a popular actor in Malayalam.Dara Singh also acted in the movie 'Mutharam Kunnu P.O.


Comedy films like 'Boeing Boeing', 'Akkare Ninnoru Maran', 'Odaruthammava Aalariyam' etc directed by Priyadarshan boostd his popularity and image as an actor with unparalleled ability and expertise to handle comedy with ease.
Meanwhile he proved his ability to handle serious roles also in several films like 'Thaniyarvathanam'.
In the film 'Thalavattam' directed by Priyadarshan in which Mohanlal played the role of a mental patient, Mukesh handled the role as Hari which was well noted.In the film 'Shyama'(86) he handled the  role as 'Hari Kumar'  along with Mammootty and Nadia Moidu.
His role as investigating Police Officer in 'Vandanam' along with Mohanlal was very much liked by the audience.His character as 'Gopalakrishnan' in Ramji Rao Speaking(89) aroused much laughter and earned much sympathy from the audience also.Hostel warden requesting him to bring woolen blankets and he pretending not hearing the speech is one of the  unforgettable comedy  scenes of this film.
In the 90's he acted in main roles of large number of films  like 'Gajakesari Yogam,Kauthuka Varthakal,In Harihar Nagar,Cheriya Lokavum Valia Manushyarum,Champion Thomas,Souhrudam,Nattu Visesham,Mookkilla Rajyathu,Kakkathollayiram,Irikku M.D.Akathundu,Ennodishtam Koodamo,Dollar,Sipayi Lahala,Poochakkaru Mani Kettum'  and many more.
His role in 'Gajakesariyogam' along with Innocent,K.P.A.C Lalitha etc  in which Sunitha acted as heroine was much appreciated.
Mukesh along with Jagdish,Siddique,Sreenivasan,Jagathi Kumar presented excellent humor scenes in many films which will stay in the minds of the people bright always.
Mukesh acted as Police Inspector George Kutty  in the film 'Aparan' directed by Padmarajan in which Jayaram debuted in the main role.Thereafter in many films they appeared together in main roles or supporting roles like in the films 'Thoovalsparsam,Aayushkalam,Marupuram' etc.
Mukesh portrayed CBI Officer Chacko along with Mammootty in the CBI films directed by K.Madhu which all received much appreciation.
Mukesh acted opposite heroines like 'Sunitha,Mohini,Nadia Moidu,Geetha,Kanaka,Mathu,Geetha Vijayan,Chitra,Devayani,Roopini,Aani,Menaka,Divya Unni,Urvashy,Khushboo' and many more.
There are large number of entertainment films which were hits and super hits of Mukesh like 'Mattupetti Machan,Friends,Mutharam Kunnu P.O.,Gajakesariyogam,In Harihar Nagar,Godfather,Mannar Mathai Speaking' etc etc.
In 2005 he acted along with Mammootty in the super hit film 'Nerariyan CBI', 'Balram vs Tharadas' and with Mohanlal in 'Rasathanthram', 'Rock N' Roll'.
He acted in 'Naalu Peennungal' directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan in 2007.
In the recent past he acted in main roles of hit films like  'Maharaja Talkies' in 2011,Pachuvum Kovalanum in 2011,Natakame




























Ulakam,Grihanathan(2012),Navagatharkku Swagatham(2012)Hide N' Seek,Mannar Mathai Speaking-2 in 2014.
He produced films 'Kadha Parayumbol'  and 'Thattathin Marayathu' which were hits along with Sreenivasan.
He anchored TV reality shows 'Kodeeswaran', 'Super Talent', 'Deal or No Deal' which all earned much popularity.He is anchoring TV comedy show 'Badai Bangalow'  at present.
Mukesh staged a play 'Chhayamukhi' in which he acted as 'Keechaka' and Mohanlal depicted 'Bheema' for which he received much accolades in 2010.
Mukesh served as the Chairman of the  'Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademy' for a term.
Selected Filmography
Balloon
Ithu Njangalude Katha
Mutharamkunnu P.O.
Boeing Boeing
Akkare Akkare Akkare
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu
Kurukkan Rajavayi
Thaniyavarthanam
Syama
Thalavattam
Koodanayum Kattu
Adiverukal
Aparan
Ayurshkalam
Oru CBI Dairykurippu
Jathymally
Vandanam
Aksharathettu
Mahayanam
Manavi Oru Manikyam
Ottayal Pattalam
Nanma Niranjavan Sreenivasan
Gajakesariyogam
Kauthuka Varthakal
In Hariharnagar
Akkare Akkare Akkare
Post Box.No.27
Parallel College
Godfather
Ganamela
Ezhunnellathu
Innathe Programme
Manyanmar
Makkal Mahatmyam
Varam
Dollar
Customs Diary
Bandhukkal Sathrukkal
Ammayane Sathyam
Sainyam
Manathe Vellitheru
Tom & Jerry
Mannar Mathai Speaking
Kalyanji Anandji
Sipayi Lahala
Hitler
Kanakinavu
Meenakshi Kalyanam
Mattupetty Machan
Chenaparambile Aanakaryam
Friends
Akashaganga
Cronic Bachelor
Vismayathumbathu
Udayananu Tharam
Rasathanthram
Naalu Pennungal
Vinodayathra
Twenty 20
Innathe Chinthavishayam
Harihar Nagar-2
Currncy
Bharya Onnu Makkal Moonnu
Chemistry
Calendar
Bharya Swantham Suhruthu
In Ghost House Inn
Mummy & Me
Adaminte Makan Abu
Sarkar Colony
Maharaja Talkies
Manikyakallu
Pachuvum Kovalanum
Natakame Ulakam
Grihanathan
Hide N' Seek
Sound Thoma
Mannar mathai Speaking-2

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