Sunday, November 15, 2015

T.P.Madhavan

T.P.Madhavan is a popular Malayalam film actor who is in the film field for the last four decades and has acted in more than 500 films.He portrayed Supporting roles,Villain roles and character roles mostly.He used to appear in dignified roles as the father,or maternal uncle to the hero and  heroine characters or roles such as Police Officers,Company Managers,Ministers and so on.He is also a good organizer and was the Secretary of Malayalam Movie Artists Association (AMMA) during the term 1994-1997 and also served as Joint Secretary during 2000-2006.He produced the Malayalam film 'Aana' along with its director P.Chandrakumar in 1983.
T.P.Madhavan is a Post graduate in Sociology and was born to parents N.P.Pillai and Saraswathi in Thiruvanathapuram.He worked at the office of a Newspaper published from Mumbai and later did certain small scale businesses before joining films as an artist.After acting in some films he took a break from films and  worked in Dubai for a couple of years.
His debut was in the Malayalam film 'Ragam' in 1975 which was directed by A.Bhim Singh.
                           
Then he acted in comedy love story films like 'Love letter' and 'Love Marriage' which were successful films.He role was as a Police Officer in the film Love Marriage which was directed by Hariharan.
He became familiar to all film goers by acting as an Office Manager in the blockbuster film 'Theekkanal' directed by actor Madhu in the year 1976.Madhu,Sree Vidya,Kanaka Durga,Vidhubala,Mohan Sharma,N.Govindan Kutty etc acted in it.
He acted along with the  mainstream hero actors of 70's and 80's like Prem Nazir,Sukumaran,M.G.Soman,Jayan,Vincent etc and later acted  along with actors like Mammootty,Mohan Lal and so on.He  has also acted along with many of the new generation actors as well.
He acted along with Kamal Hassan and Sree Devi  in the Malayalam super hit film 'Sathyavan Savithri'. He acted as the character 'Abdulla' along with Kamal Hassan and Rajanikanth in the super hit film 'Allavudeenum Alphutha Vilakkum' in the year 1979.
He was also  in the film 'Kolilakkam'(1981)  directed by P.N.Sundaram in  which the fatal helicopter accident happened for the Superstar Jayan.
In 1983 he along with P.Chandra Kumar produced the film 'Aana' which was directed by P.Chandra Kumar himself.Even though the film received good critical reviews it was not a success at the box office.
He acted as the Managing director of a firm in the blockbuster comedy film 'Nadodikattu' directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.Mohan Lal and Sreenivasan were in lead roles of this film.
He acted as Krishna Murthy's (Mohan Lal) Uncle in the super hit comedy film 'Vietnam Colony' directed by Siddique-Lal in 1992.
In the super hit film 'Lelam' directed by Joshy he acted along with Suresh Gopi,M.G.Soman,Siddique etc as Minister Balakrishnan.
In the 1998 film 'Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu' directed by Kamal he acted as a Sub Inspector of Police.The main actors of this film were Mohan Lal,Sreenivasan and Nandini.
                      
In the blockbuster comedy film 'Friends' directed by Siddique in 1999 he acted in a well noted role along with Jayaram,Mukesh,Sreenivasan,Meena,Divya Unni,Cochin Haneefa,Jagathy Sreekumar and others.
In the 2001 super hit film 'Ravana Prabhu' directed by Ranjith which was a sequel to the film 'Devasuram' T.P.Madhavan acted as 'Nambiar' , father of the character Sreenivas(Siddique).
In the super hit film 'Raja Manikyam' in which Mammootty acted in the title role and received much accolades for his excellent acting skill, T.P.Madhavan depicted a College Principal.
In the 2007 film 'Mayavi' in which Mammootty and Gopika were the lead actors he acted as the 'Home Minister'.
In 2012 he acted along with Mohan Lal,Kaniha,Madhu etc in the super hit film 'Spririt' which was directed by Ranjith.
In the 2013 film 'Pigman' he acted as father to the heroine Ramya Nambeesan.Jaya Soorya was the hero of this film.
T.P.Madhavan was married to Sudha but they got divorced later.They have two children.
Selected Filmography
Ragam
Penpada
Loveletter
Love Marriage
Yakshaganam







Theekkanal
Mohiniyattam
Aanakkalari
Deepam
Aniyatha Valakal
Aana
Uyarangalil
EeranSandhya
Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
Innale
Thalayana Manthram
Kalikkalam
Ulladakkam
Cheppu Kilukkunna Changathi
Adayalam
Vietnam Colony
Pappayude Swantham Appoos
Maya Mayooram
Vakkeel Vasudev
Varanamalyam
Bhagyavan
Sakshyam
Aksharam
Lelam
Kadhanayakan
Kaikudanna Nilavu
Mayilpeelikavu
Daya
Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
Pathram
Pallavur Devanarayanan
Narasimham
Pilots
One man show
Nammal
Thandavam
Kalyanaraman
Choonda
Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu
Gramaphone
Manassinakkare
Vismayathumbathu
Udayananu Tharam
Rajamanikyam
Pandippada
Balram vs Tharadas
Romeo
Passenger
Chekavar
Indian Rupee
Ordinary
Spririt
Pigman

  


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