Priyadarshan

Priyadarshan 's Profile

Full Name :

Priyadarshan Soman Nair

Other Name's :

Priyadarshan Soman Nair

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth :

30th January 1957

Age:

59

Height :

-

Born Place :

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Occupation:

Film director, screenwriter, producer

Personal Details

  • Mother's : Rajamma
  • Father's : K. Soman Nair
  • Sibling's : -
  • Education : M.A. in Psychology from University College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Residence : -
  • Spouse : Lissy (m. 1990)
  • Children's : Kalyani , Siddharth

Priyadarshan Film Background

Directorial Debut Film: Poochakkoru Mookkuthi in Malayalam, 1984, Muskurahat in Hindi, 1993

Priyadarshan's Hindi films are mostly remakes of older Malayalam movies, usually of a different director and screenwriter.

List of Films by Priyadarshan

Director:  Kanchivaram in 2008, Bhool Bhulaiyaa in 2007, Dhol in 2007, Bhagam Bhag in 2006, Vettomin 2004, Hulchul in 2004, Hungama in 2003, Kilichundan Mampazham in 2003, Kakkakuyil in 2001, Hera Pheri in 2000, Chandralekha in 1997, Virasat in 1997 in as Priyadarsan, Kala Pani in 1996, Thenmavin Kombath in 1994, Gardish in 1993, Midhunam in 1993, Abhimanyu in 1991, Advaitham in 1991, Kilukkam in 1991, Akkare Akkare Akkare in 1990, Vandanam in 1989, Chithram in 1988, Aryan in 1988, Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu in 1988, Vellanakalude Naadu in 1988, Cheppu in 1987, Hello My Dear: Wrong Number in 1986, Ninnishtam Ennishtam in 1986, Thalavattam in 1986, Aram + Aram = Kinnaram in 1985, Boeing Boeing in 1985, Poochakkoru Mookkuthi in 1984.

Priyadarshan Awards and Nominations

  • Priyadarshan has won the Kerala State Award for Best Director in 1995.
  • Nominated in Screen Weekly Awards for Best Story, Hulchul in 2004 in 2005.

Civilian Awards

  • 2012 – Padma Shri

National Film Awards:

  • 2007 – Best Film – Kanchivaram

Kerala State Film Awards:

  • 1994 – Kerala State Film Award for Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value – Thenmavin Kombath
  • 1995 – Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Film – Kala Pani

Asianet Film Awards:

  • 2008 – Special Honour Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema

Jaihind TV Film Awards:

  • 2010 – Jaihind Rajat Mudra Award

Priyadarshan Filmography

Name  Year  Language  Cast  Script 
Untitled Mohanlal starrer 2015 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Sreenivasan 
Aamayum Muyalum 2014 Malayalam  Jayasurya, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent 
Geethaanjali  2013 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Nishan, Keerthi Suresh  Abhilash Nair 
Rangrezz  2013 Hindi  Jackky Bhagnani, Priya Anand  Samuthirakani 
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal  2012 Hindi  Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Shreyas Talpade, Rajpal Yadav, Shakti Kapoor, Asrani, Anjana Sukhani  Benny P Nayarambalam 
Tezz  2012 Hindi  Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Mohanlal, Kunal Kapoor, Boman Irani, Sameera Reddy, Kangana Ranaut 
Arabeem Ottakom P. Madhavan Nayarum in Oru Marubhoomikkadha  2011 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Innocent, Mamukkoya, Nedumudi Venu, Shakti Kapoor, Lakshmi Rai, Bhavana[3]  Abhilash Nair 
Aakrosh  2010 Hindi  Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Paresh Rawal, Amita Pathakt 
Bumm Bumm Bole  2010 Hindi  Darsheel Safary, Atul Kulkarni, Rituparna Sengupta  Majid Majidi 
Khatta Meetha  2010 Hindi  Akshay Kumar, Trisha 
De Dana Dan  2009 Hindi  Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Katrina Kaif, Sameera Reddy, Paresh Rawal 
Billu  2009 Hindi  Shah Rukh Khan, Irfan Khan, Lara Dutta, Kareena Kapoor (guest role), Priyanka Chopra (guest role), Deepika Padukone (guest role) 
Kanchivaram  2008 Tamil  Prakash Raj, Sriya Reddy, Shammu 
Mere Baap Pehle Aap  2008 Hindi  Akshaye Khanna, Genelia D'souza, Paresh Rawal, Shobhana  Sreenivasan 
Bhool Bhulaiyaa  2007 Hindi  Akshay Kumar, Amisha Patel, Vidya Balan, Shiny Ahuja, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi, Vineeth, Asrani, Tareena Patel, Rasika Joshi, Vikram Gokhale, Kaveri Jha 
Dhol  2007 Hindi  Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemu, Rajpal Yadav, Payal Rohatgi, Tanushree Dutta, Om Puri, Arbaaz Khan, Murli Sharma, Tiku Talsania, Asrani 
Chup Chup Ke  2006 Hindi  Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Rajpal Yadav, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Sushma Reddy, Shakti Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Om Puri, Asrani, Manoj Joshi 
Malamaal Weekly  2006 Hindi  Paresh Rawal, Rasika Joshi, Om Puri, Ritesh Deshmukh, Innocent Vincent, Reema Sen, Shakti Kapoor, Arbaaz Khan, Sudha Chandran, Rakhi Sawant, Rajpal Yadav 
Bhagam Bhag  2006 Hindi  Akshay Kumar, Govinda, Paresh Rawal, Lara Dutta, Tanushree Dutta, Arbaaz Khan, Jackie Shroff, Sharat Saxena, Rajpal Yadav, Shakti Kapoor, 
Kyon Ki  2005 Hindi  Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Om Puri, Jackie Shroff, Sunil Shetty, Rimi Sen 
Garam Masala  2005 Hindi  Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Rimi Sen, Rajpal Yadav, Paresh Rawal, Neha Dhupia, Daisy Bopanna, Nargis Bhageri, Neetu Chandra 
Vettam  2004 Malayalam  Dileep, Bhavna Pani, Kalabhavan Mani, Radha Ravi, Jagathy, Innocent  Priyadarshan 
Hulchul  2004 Hindi  Akshaye Khanna, Kareena Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Arbaaz Khan, Jackie Shroff, Amrish Puri, Laxmi, Farah Naaz, Shakti Kapoor, Manoj Joshi, Asrani 
Hungama  2003 Hindi  Akshaye Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimi Sen, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Shoma Anand, Manoj Joshi 
Kilichundan Mampazham  2003 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Soundarya, Sreenivasan, Salim Kumar  Priyadarshan, Sreenivasan 
Laysa Laysa  2003 Tamil  Shaam, Trisha, Madhavan 
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar  2001 Hindi  Sunil Shetty, Mahima Chaudhry 
Kakkakuyil  2001 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Nedumudi Venu, Jagathy, Innocent  Priyadarshan 
Snegithiye / Raakilipattu  2000 Tamil/Malayalam  Tabu, Jyothika, Sharbani Mukherjee, Lakshmi  Chandrakant Kulkarni 
Hera Pheri  2000 Hindi  Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Tabu, Gulshan Grover, Khulbhushan Kharbanda, Om Puri, Dinesh Hingoo, Namrata Shirodkar (Special Appearance) 
Megham  1999 Malayalam  Mammootty, Pooja Batra, Dileep, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Cochin Haneefa, Mammukoya  T. Damodaran 
Doli Saja Ke Rakhna  1998 Hindi  Akshaye Khanna, Jyotika, Anupam Kher, Moushumi Chatterjee, Aruna Irani, Paresh Rawal, Mohnish Behl, Innocent Vincent  Fazil 
Kabhi na Kabhi  1998 Hindi  Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Pooja Bhatt 
Saat Rang Ke Sapne  1998 Hindi  Arvind Swamy, Juhi Chawla, Anupam Kher 
Chandralekha  1997 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Pooja Batra, Sukanya, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Innocent  Priyadarshan 
Virasat  1997 Hindi  Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Pooja Batra, Amrish Puri  Kamal Haasan 
Kala Pani  1996 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Tabu, Prabhu Ganesan, Amrish Puri, Annu Kapoor, Sreenivasan, Sreenath, Nedumudi Venu  Priyadarshan, T. Damodaran 
Minnaram  1994 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Shobana, Thilakan, Jagathy, Lalu Alex  Priyadarshan 
Thenmavin Kombath  1994 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Shobana, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Sharat Saxena, K. P. A. C. Lalitha  Priyadarshan 
Gandeevam  1994 Telugu  Mohanlal (Cameo), Balakrishna, Nageswara Rao  Priyadarshan 
Gardish  1993 Hindi  Jackie Shroff, Amrish Puri, Aishwarya, Farida Jalal, Dimple Kapadia, Asrani, Mukesh Rishi, Raj Babbar, Paresh Rawal 
Midhunam  1993 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Urvashi, Sreenivasan, Innocent, Jagathy  Sreenivasan 
Muskurahat  1992 Hindi  Jay Mehta, Revathi, Amrish Puri 
Advaitham  1992 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Revathi, Jayaram, Innocent, M. G. Soman, Srividya  T. Damodaran 
Abhimanyu  1991 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Geetha, Shankar, Cochin Haneefa, K. B. Ganesh Kumar, Jagadish  T. Damodaran 
Kilukkam  1991 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Revathi, Jagathy, Thilakan, Murali, Innocent  Venu Nagavally 
Nirnayam  1991 Telugu  Nagarjuna Akkineni, Amala, Subhalekha Sudhakar 
Gopura Vasalile  1991 Tamil  Karthik   
Akkare Akkare Akkare  1990 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Sreenivasan, Parvathy, Nedumudi Venu, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, M. G. Soman, Maniyanpilla Raju, Jagadish  Sreenivasan 
Kadathanadan Ambadi  1990 Malayalam  Prem Nazir, Mohanlal, Cochin Haneefa, Sreenivasan, Jagathi Sreekumar, Sukumari  Sharangapani 
Dhanushkodi  1989 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Girija Shettar, Raghuvaran, Kakka Ravi, Sreenivasan  T. Damodaran 
Vandanam  1989 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Girija, Nedumudi Venu, M. G. Soman, Ganeshan, Cochin Haneefa, Jagadish  Priyadarshan, V.R. Gopalakrishnan 
Chithram  1988 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Ranjini, Lizy, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Poornam Vishwanathan, Jagadish  Priyadarshan 
Aryan  1988 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Ramya Krishnan, Shobana, Sreenivasan, Maniyanpilla Raju, M. G. Soman  T. Damodaran 
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu  1988 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Ranjini, Innocent, M. G. Soman  Sreenivasan 
Vellanakalude Nadu  1988 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Shobhana, Lizy, Sreenivasan, Maniyanpilla Raju, M. G. Soman, Jagadish, K. P. A. C. Lalitha  Sreenivasan 
Oru Muthassi Katha  1988 Malayalam  Vineeth, K. B. Ganesh Kumar, Nirosha, Thyagarajan, M. G. Soman, Innocent, Lizy 
Cheppu  1987 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Lizy, Sulakshana, K. B. Ganesh Kumar  Dennis Joseph 
Chinnamanikkuyile  1987 Tamil  Karthik Muthuraman, Rekha  Priyadarsan 
Hello, My Dear Wrong Number  1986 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Lizy, Sreenath, Maniyanpilla Raju, Jagathi Sreekumar, Sreenivasan  Sreenivasan 
Thalavattam  1986 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Karthika, Lizy, M. G. Soman, Nedumudi Venu, Jagathi Sreekumar  Priyadarshan 
Dheem Tharikida Thom  1986 Malayalam  Maniyan Pillai Raju, Mukesh, Lizy, Shankar, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Jagathi Sreekumar  Sreenivasan 
Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi  1986 Malayalam  Mukesh, Prem Nazir, Nedumudi Venu, Shankar, Menaka, Seema, Sukumari 
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu  1986 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Sreenivasan, Lizy, Mammootty (guest), Jagathy  Sreenivasan 
Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil  1986 Malayalam  Mammootty, Suhasini, Adoor Bhasi, Jagathi Sreekumar, Lizy 
Aram + Aram = Kinnaram  1985 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Shankar, Sreenivasan, Maniyanpilla Raju, Lizy, Thilakan  Sreenivasan 
Boeing Boeing  1985 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Mukesh, Lizy, Menaka, M. G. Soman, Jagathi Sreekumar, Shankar  Priyadarshan, Sreenivasan 
Punnaram Cholli Cholli  1985 Malayalam  Mukesh, Zarina Wahab, Bharath Gopi, Sreenivasan, Shankar, Rahman, 
Parayanumvayya Parayathirikkanumvayya  1985 Malayalam  Mammootty, Mohanlal, Shankar, Menaka, Lizy, Cochin Haneefa  Cochin Haneefa 
Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil  1985 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Shankar, Sreenivasan, Lizy, Sukumari 
Odaruthammava Aalariyam  1984 Malayalam  Mukesh, Sreenivasan, Jagadish, Lizy, Shankar, Sreenath, Nedumudi Venu  Sreenivasan 
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi  1984 Malayalam  Mohanlal, Shankar, Nedumudi Venu, M. G. Soman, Menaka, Jagathy  Priyadarsan