Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Jagadeesh

                                          
Jagadeesh (Jagadish) is a Malayalam film actor who has acted mainly in supporting roles of numerous films for the last three decades.He has also written story,dialogue and or screenplay for some films.He is well acclaimed for his ability to portray comedy roles and serious characters alike.During the 90's he acted in main roles of about 30 films out of which some were hits.Mostly he acted as supporting actor to heroes like Mohan Lal,Mammootty,Mukesh,Jayaram,Jayasoorya etc.

Jagadesh was born as P.V.Jagadish Kumar at Neyyattinkara in Thiruvananthapuram District to parents K.Parameswaran Nair and P.Bhasurangi Amma on June 12, 1955.He was good at studies and is a Post Graduate Degree holder  in Commerce securing 1st Rank from University Of Kerala.While as a student itself he used to write humorous skits for All India Radio which were transmitted from Thiruvananthapuram Radio  Station.He was working as a  lecturer at M.G.College Thiruvananthapuram when he got a chance to act in a small role in the first 3 D Malayalam film 'My Dear Kuttichathan' Produced by Navodaya Appachan in 1984.Since he got more offers from other films he took  long leave from the teaching profession and concentrated on acting.
                                
He acted in supporting roles and small roles of many films of that decade with actors like Mohan Lal,Mammootty,Mukesh etc.His roles in films like 'Vandanam,Chithram,Manivathoorile Ayiram Sivarathrikal,Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu' etc were all well noted.He wrote screenplays and stories for some films during that period.
                     
                                   
In the year 1990  the film 'In Harihar Nagar' directed by Siddique-Lal became a super hit in which Mukesh,Jagadish,Siddique and Asokan portrayed equally important roles as four young  close friends engaged in all kinds of pranks and later had to face some problems but could solve them all brilliantly.His role as 'Appukkuttan' was very much liked by the audience and received much accolades.Next year the same directors made another blockbuster film 'God Father' in which Jagadish played the role of a College student and as the close friend of Mukesh who was the hero of the film.The innocence and foolishness of his character 'Mayeen Kutty' aroused much laughter in cinema halls and Jagadish became a top artist.
Jagadish acted in lead roles of several films during the 90's which were but low budget films and some of them were family drama films in which he handled serious characters and some of them were comedy films and he handled those comedy roles also nicely.
In 1991 Jagadeesh,Siddique,Zainudeen,Asokan,Sunitha,Suchitra etc acted in main roles of the comedy film 'Mimics Parade' directed by Thulasidas which became a blockbuster hit.
In the film 'Ganamela' he acted in supporting role along with Mukesh who handled the hero character.
In the film 'Kunukkitta Kozhi' Jagadish was the lead actor and acted along with Siddique,Parvathy,Roopini,Jagathy Sreekumar etc.Viji Thampi was the director.
                     
                                    
                                        
                                        
Jagadish and Urvashy were the main leads of the film 'Sthreedhanam' which became a big hit and the film was directed by Anil-Babu.
In the film 'Soubhagyam' directed by Sandhya Mohan in 1993, Jagadish and Sunitha were the main leads.
In the family drama film 'Bharya' of 1994 Jagadish was the male lead and Urvashy was the heroine.
In the film 'Vendor Daniel State Licency' of 1994, Thilakan,Jagadeesh,Vinduja Menon, and Jagathy Sree Kumar acted in main roles
In the film 'Simhavalan Menon' Madhu,Jagadish,Jagathy,Urvashy,Siddique etc were the main actors.The film was directed by Viji Thampi.
In the film 'Mangalya Pallakku' Sreenivasan,Jagadeesh and Kasthuri acted in the main roles.
In the year 2002, Jagathy,Charmila and Jagathy Sreekumar acted in prime roles of the comedy film 'Jagathy Jagadeesh in town' directed by Nissar.
Jagadeesh,Lakshana,Rajan P.Dev and Harisree Asokan were the main actors of the film 'Maniyara Kallan' directed by Rajan P.Dev in 2005.
In the year 2009 '2 Harihar Nagar' was directed by Lal as a sequel of the 1990 film 'In Harihar Nagar' and the four actors Mukesh,Siddique,Jagadish and Asokan again depicted the same characters which  they portrayed in the earlier film of 1990.The film became a blockbuster hit.Jagadeesh received Best actor Award in a comic role from Asianet Film Awards 2009 for his performance in this film.
                      
In the year 2010 Mukesh,Jagadeesh,Suraj Venjaramoodu and Dhanya Mary Varghese were the main actors of the film 'Cheriya Kallanum Valia Policum' directed by Haridas Kesavan.The film became a hit at the box office.
In the year 2011 he acted as the brother-in-law of the hero character 'Jayaraman' played by Jayasoorya in the film 'Kujaliyan'.
In this year he acted in the film 'Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu' in which Indrans handled the central character.Jagadish,Nedumudi Venu,Nandhu,P.Balachandran,Praveena etc were the other actors.
Jagadeesh,Meera Vasudevan and Archana were the main actors of the film 'Kochi' directed by Kishore in the year 2011.
Jagadish handled a music program on Asianet TV Channel along with Vinduja Menon years back  and also appeared in TV programs like 'Life is Beautiful' and 'Chila Kudumba Chitrangal'.He is a good anchor of public shows and a good singer.He sang five film songs out of which two are solos.The duet song 'Kokkum Poonchirakum' which he sung along with Chithra in the film 'Prayikkara Pappaan' in 1995 earned wide acclaim.
At present he is Judge for a comedy show series on Asianet TV Channel and also acting in films.
Jagadish married Dr.Rema and the couple have two daughters.
Selected Filmography
My dear Kuttichathan
Odaruthammava Aalariyam
Mutharam Kunnu P.O.
Akkare Ninnoru Maran
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu
Jalakam
August 1
Vandanam
Kireedam
In Harihar Nagar
Chanakyan
Sandram
Kuttettan
Kadinjool Kalyanam
Manyanmar
Kunukkitta Kozhi
Kingini
Uppukandam Brothers
Akkare Akkare Akkare
Narayam
Journalist
Bhagyavan
Bharya
Kireedamillatha Rajakkanmar
Kalyana Sowgandhikam
Kaliveedu
Hitler
Fivestar Hospital
Varnapakittu
Auto Brothers
Mimics 2000
Dreams
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram
Thilakkam
Nandanam
Jagathi Jagadeesh in Town
Changatham
The Fire
Thillana Thillana
Kottaram Vaidyan
Sethurama Iyer CBI
Vellinakshatram
Vettam
Chandrolsavam
Mahasamudram
Balram vs Tharadas
Black Cat
Paradesi
Flash
Decent Parties
Paribhavam
Puthiya Mukham
Cheriya Kallanum Valia Policum
Sarkar Colony
Kochi
Ozhimuri
Left Right Left
Kadal Kadonnoru Mathukkutty
Malayala Nadu
Education Loan
Nayana
Rasam   
  

















Monday, October 5, 2015

Lissy

Lissy (Lizy) has been a successful Malayalam actress during the 80's who has acted in main and supporting roles of large number of Malayalam along with Prominent actors of that period.She has also acted in many Telugu and Tamil films in that decade.
Lissy was born on 3rd February 1967 in Ernakulam district to parents Pappachan and Eliyamma.She studied at St.Theresa's college and after completion of Pre-Degree course joined films as an actress in the early 80's.The beautiful actress was liked by the audience and she  handled well noted and important roles in films of famous  directors like I.V.Sasi,Balachandra Menon.Priyadarshan,Joshy,Sibi Malayil,Thampi Kannanthanam,Fazil,Bharathan etc and performed quite impressively always.She acted in several films of director Priyadarshan in that decade.She married Priyadarshan in  the year 1990 and after the marriage she accepted 'Hinduism' and changed her name as 'Lakshmi'.
Lissy acted as heroine opposite Mohan Lal and Mukesh in several comedy films of the 80's which was all liked by the audience.She had been heroine to Mammootty,Suresh Gopi etc also.
Mutharam Kunnu P.O. was directed by Sibi Malayil in which she handled the role of K.P.Amminikutty, an immature young girl who writes love letters to popular film stars.
In the film Boeing Boeing directed by Priyadarshan in the year 1985 she was one of the heroines and acted along with Mohanlal,Mukesh,Sukumari etc.
In the comedy film Aram+Aram=Kinnaram, she was one of the heroines along with Pooja Saxena.Mohan Lal,Shankar,Sreenivasan,Maniyan Pillai Raju,Thilakan etc acted in it.
Her role as Dr.Suma in the film 'Nirakoottu' was loved by the audience.
In the film 'Aa Neram Alpa Dooram' her character as 'Valsala' was well liked by the audience and critics.Mammootty,M.G.Soman,Lalu Alex,Jose Prakash,Seema,Unni Mary etc acted in it.
Her role in the film 'Kathode Kathoram' directed by Bharathan in which she acted along with Mammootty and Saritha earned appreciation.
In the comedy film 'Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu' directed by Priyadarshan, Lissy was the heroine.Mohan Lal,Sreenivasan,Mukesh,Maniyan Pillai Raju Jagathy,Kuthiravattam Pappu etc acted in this film.
In the film 'Thalavattam' she acted as the girlfriend of Vinod (Mohan Lal).In this film her character dies because of an electric shock and Vinod becomes a mental patient as the result  of his deep depression.Mohan Lal,Mukesh,M.G.Soman,Jagathy Sreekumar,Karthika etc acted in it.
In the blockbuster film 'Chithram' directed by Priyadarshan in 1998 she acted as a mute dancer who was the daughter of a police head Constable.Still photographer Vishnu loved her and married her but suspected that innocent girl later which paved way for many consequences.
She had a nice role in the super hit film 'Nair Saab' directed by Joshi in 1989 and acted along with Mammootty,Suresh Gopi,Geetha,Sumalatha etc.
In the super hit film 'Kuttettan' in 1990 she acted along with Mammootty,Urvashy,Maathu,Saritha etc.
She acted in the Tamil hit film 'Vikram' directed by Rajasekhar in 1986, and acted along with Kamal Hassan,Sathyaraj,Amjad Khan,Dimple Kapadia,Ambika,Charuhassan etc.
She has acted in some other Tamil films like 'Ananda Aradhanai,Manasukkul Mathappu' etc.
She has acted in many films.'Mogadu' was a Telugu film of 1989 in which she acted as heroine opposite Rajaserkhar.Thyagarajan,Murali Mohan etc also acted in it which was directed by K.Madhu.
Sakshi,Doshi Nirdoshi,Mamasri'Aatha Bandhan,SivaShakthi etc are some other films in which Lissy acted.
Selected Filmography
Parannu Parannu Parannu
Asthram
Kaliyil Alpam Karyam











 

Athirathram
Puli Varunne Puli
Onnam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil
Mutharam Kunnu P.O.
Boeing Boeing
Aram+Aram=Kinnaram
Ayanam
Angadikkappurathu
Nirakkoottu
Onningu Vannengil
Aa Neram Alpa Dooram
Kathodu Kathoram
Thammil Thammil
Thalavattam
Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu
Pappan Priyappetta Pappan
Iniyum Kurukshethram
Hello My dear wrong number
Chekkanoru Chilla
Geetham
Dheem Tharikida Thom
Adukkan Entheluppam
Ennu Nathante Nimmi
Viswasichalum Illenkilum
Ice cream
Ilanjippookkal
Ashtabandham
Revathikkoru Pavakkutty
Kottum Kuravayum
Manivathoorile Ayiram Sivarathrikal
Vellanakalude Nadu
Oru CBI Dairy Kurippu
Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas
Manu Uncle
Chithram
Charithram
David David Mr.David
Dauthyam
Oru Vivada Vishayam
Vadakku Nokki Yanthram
Nair Saab
Njangalude Kochu Doctor
May Dinam
Mindapoochakku Kalyanam
Kuttettan
Chanakya Soothrangal