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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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1251 news items

onmanorama

onmanorama
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:34:28 -0800

Thrissur: In the latest development in the Kochi cocaine case, one of the arrested persons has told the police that it is a Keralite who has been supplying the drug to Blessy. The statement was given by Nainesh, who was arrested from Thrissur in ...
 
Kaumudi Online
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:45:00 -0800

On interrogation, Blessy Sylvester told police that when she reached Goa to celebrate New Year, a person with a shoulder bag gave her cocaine. She also said that a film director introduced her to noted industrialist Nizam. I met him during the smoke ...

onmanorama

onmanorama
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 03:34:37 -0800

Kochi: Model Reshma Rengaswami and assistant director Blessy Silvester, two of the accused in the Kochi cocaine case, have been making money through drug sales, the police said. The police said it in an application filed before the Ernakulam Sessions ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:33:45 -0800

Blessy Sylverstin and Vivek Thrissur Rural SP N Vijayakumar told 'Express' that Sai Ninesh, son of Nandakumar of Kazhibram, told police that his relative Vivek, an accused in more than a dozen cases including murder, has been supplying cocaine to his ...
 
Times of India
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:21:05 -0800

Kerala police officials had come to Goa last month to investigate claims made by Reshma Rangaswamy, a model and associate of Bengaluru-based designer Blessy Silvaster, that the drug—seven grams of cocaine—was purchased from a person called ...
 
Times of India
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:35:24 -0800

Shiva Kumar told Srinivasan that he was planning to move to Chennai and hoped his wife could get an IT job in the city. Srinivasan assured Shiva Kumar that he had the contacts to get her a good job. He offered to take Blessy* with him to Chennai, where ...

FilmiBeat

FilmiBeat
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:00:00 -0800

Police arrested Shine Tom Chacko, assistant director Blessy, models Tincy and Reshma, last month from Kadavanthra, with 10 gms of cocaine. Recently, police has ceased Blessy's laptop; which had some videos taken during the smoke parties. Reportedly ...

onmanorama

onmanorama
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:41:15 -0800

Though Vivek had cut his business ties with Nisham, he would still go for the rave parties held in the apartment in Kochi along with Blessy Silvester, one of the women later arrested from the flat. He also peddled drug with Reshma Rangaswami, another ...
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