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Blessy
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Blessy
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]

Career[edit]

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.

Filmography[edit]

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 1
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


Awards[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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FilmiBeat

FilmiBeat
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 22:11:15 -0800

Director Blessy slammed the rumours about his next project, in a recent interview. Blessy revealed that he has absolutely no plans to direct star couple Fahadh Faasil-Nazriya Nazim in his next venture. It was earlier rumoured that Fahadh and Nazriya ...

International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India Edition
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:07:30 -0800

The actor hinted about his upcoming movie in Malayalam with Blessy while he was in Kochi to promote his upcoming movie "I". Though there was not much revelation from the actor regarding this, looks like he is set to make a grand re entry in Malayalam.

FilmiBeat Malayalam

FilmiBeat Malayalam
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:20:47 -0800

ബ്ലെസിയുടെ അടുത്ത ചിത്രത്തിന് വേണ്ടി ഫഹദ് ഫാസിലും നസ്‌റിയ നസീമും വീണ്ടും ഒന്നിക്കുന്നു എന്ന് വാര്‍ത്തകളുണ്ടായിരുന്നു. ഈ ചിത്രത്തിലൂടെയാണ് നസ്‌റിയ വീണ്ടും സിനിമയിലേക്ക് തിരിച്ചു ...

Times of India

Times of India
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:03:45 -0700

Much has been written about Blessy's next movie, which is based on Benyamin's award-winning novel, Aadu Jeevitham . Now, the latest buzz from the camp is that project might take off soon. However, the cast and crew of the movie have not been decided ...
 
FilmiBeat
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 05:34:22 -0800

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International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India Edition
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 04:00:00 -0800

He had also assisted popular film-makers like Arun Vaidyanathan and Blessy. Meanhwile, Kavya has just wrapped up the shooting of the movie "She Taxi" directed by Saji Surendran, where she will play the role of cab driver. Vijay Babu is on a roll as he ...
 
Kaumudi Online
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 05:30:00 -0800

When Blessy was contemplating on making a film on expatriates' sad story, based on Aadujeevitham, the names that came to his mind were Mohanlal, Fahadh Faasil and Prithviraj. But in an interview given later, he said that his wish was to get Vikram to ...

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Nowrunning
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:26:15 -0800

Swetha Menon who has taken a break from films after Blessy's 'Kalimannu' is back to be the heroine again. She does a major role in 'Akaldamayile Pennu'. 'Akaldamayile Pennu' is a women-centric movie in which new face Jayaram Kailash does the male ...
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