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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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867 news items

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:33:45 -0700

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The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:33:45 -0700

Transforming Public Health. By Blessy mathew Prasad. Published: 03rd August 2015 06:00 AM. Last Updated: 30th July 2015 11:30 PM. First name. Surname. Receiver's email. Email 1. With increasing outbreaks of epidemics and lifestyle-induced diseases, ...

La Voix du Nord

La Voix du Nord
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 04:03:45 -0700

Le Pas-de-Calais, terre de tourisme ? Eh bien Chantal et Jean-Pierre Lesage y croient dur comme fer. Et le carnet de réservation de leurs gîtes et chambres d'hôtes ne dit pas le contraire. Cet été, leur domaine, le Paddock du val de Lys, à Blessy, sera ...

International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India Edition
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:07:42 -0800

After lots of speculations and assumptions, looks like Vikram is now set to make a comeback in Malayalam cinema. As per reports, the actor will be making a comeback with Blessy film "Aadu Jeevitham". The actor hinted about his upcoming movie in ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:22:30 -0700

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The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:22:30 -0700

There was a time when politics was associated with only the middle-aged and senior citizens. The presence of youth in politics was not welcomed, with the exception of a few. However, in a country with the world's largest youth population, it is no ...
 
Times of India
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:28:11 -0700

Police sources said that other accused in the case namely Reshma Rangaswamy, Blessy Silvestor, Tincy Babu and Sneha Babu who were granted bail in March along with Shine will also be summoned by the court to confirm that they have not left the state.

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 ...
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