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For the French commune, see Blessy, Pas-de-Calais.
Born Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
Occupation Director, Scriptwriter
Years active 1986– present

Blessy is an Indian film director and screenwriter who has made several critically acclaimed Malayalam films.[1]


Blessy learned his trade as an assistant director with filmmakers such as Padmarajan and Lohithadas. He scripted and directed his debut movie Kaazcha in 2004. Kaazcha portrayed the story of an orphaned boy, a victim of Gujarat earthquake and how he changes the life of a small-town film operator (played by Mammootty) and his family. The film won three Kerala State Film Awards including Best Film and Best Actor for Mammootty.[2]

His next movie was Thanmathra (2005), which depicted the story of a middle-class government employee (played by Mohanlal) and his family, and portrayed the effects of Alzheimer's disease on his life and his family. The film won Blessy National Award for the Best Feature Film in Malayalam and five Kerala State Film Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actor for Mohanlal.[3]

Blessy's next venture had Mammootty in Palunku (2006), followed by Calcutta News (2008), starring Dileep and Meera Jasmine, went on to be marginal hits. Bhramaram (2009), which had Mohanlal once again in the lead role was another successful movie. It was a story of Revenge against those that falsely accuse a man of murder and ruin his life.His latest film is Pranayam, released on 31 August 2011 which includes once again Mohanlal along with Anupam Kher, and Jaya Prada.


As Director[edit]

Year Film Language Role(s) Cast National Awards Kerala State Film Awards Notes
2004 Kaazhcha Malayalam Writer, Director Mammootty, Padmapriya, Manoj K. Jayan, Innocent 3 Malayalam Cinema Debut.
2005 Thanmathra Malayalam Writer, Director Mohanlal, Meera Vasudevan, Nedumudi Venu, Jagathy Sreekumar 1 5
2006 Palunku Malayalam Writer, Director Mammootty, Lakshmi Sharma, Jagathy Sreekumar
2008 Calcutta News Malayalam Writer, Director Dileep, Meera Jasmine, Indrajith, Innocent, Bindu Panicker 2
2009 Bhramaram Malayalam Writer, Director Mohanlal, Bhumika Chawla, Murali Gopy, Suresh Menon, Lakshmi Gopalaswamy 1
2011 Pranayam Malayalam Writer, Director Mohanlal, Anupam Kher, Jaya Prada 1
2013 Kalimannu[4] Malayalam Writer, Director Biju Menon, Shweta Menon
2015 Untitled Dream Project Malayalam Writer, Director Mammootty


National Film Awards

Kerala State Film Awards

Filmfare Awards

Asianet Film Awards

Other Awards

  • 2006: Kalavedi International Prathibha Award Best Film Maker - Thanmathra
  • 2005: Kalavedi International Prathibha Award Best Film Maker - Kaazhcha
  • 2005: 15th Ramu Kariat Award instituted by Arya-Thrissivaperoor for Kaazhcha


External links[edit]

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:07:30 -0700

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0700

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:41:09 -0700

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 05:54:52 -0700

Blessy Chettiar of Deccan Chronicle said: "Unfortunately, in Lekar Hum Deewana Dil the movie, the characters are so lost hamming away; we forget they're supposed to be in love. "You could still consider sitting through the film if Armaan quietly went ...
La Voix du Nord
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:45:00 -0700

... ferme des Trois-Pommes, à Bourecq, a aussi son distributeur automatique de légumes et produits du terroir, on trouve aussi du cresson 24/24H à Blessy, du pain à Estrée-Cauchy… De quoi sérieusement dépanner les parents débordés ou les têtes en l ...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:12:04 -0700

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 03:48:28 -0700

Recordamos a Anita, Bata, Compiter, Deborah, Blessy, Hagos, Tesfai, Errail y Rosa, nigerianos y eritreos, que se ahogaron el 12 de mayo de 2014 a 50 kilómetros de Tripoli junto a otras 8 personas, entre ellas un recién nacido. Los supervivientes hablan ...

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