Saturday, July 14, 2012


K.P.A.C. Sunny was a very famous Character actor of Malayalam films for about 35 years.He was exceptionally good in portraying Police Officer roles.
His original name was Sunny D'cruz and after acting for several years in the prestigious K.P.A.C drama troupe in leading roles he accepted the affix K.P.A.C. to his name.
He joined  Professional drama stage as an actor from his youth itself.He worked with several eminent professional  drama troupes in Kerala  such as
Kalanilayam,Attingal Desabhimani Theatres,National Theatres,Nalanda Theatres,Vayalar Natakavedi  and K.P.A.C Kayamkulam.
He debuted in Malayalam film  'Priyamulla Sofia' directed by A.Vincent in 1970.
He was cast in several films afterwards and he took  film acting as the main career rather than drama stage.
He was able to act in more than 250 films in his career and could get film critics  awards  and mainly the love and appreciation of the audience.
He authored a drama by name 'Sneham Anaswaramanu'
During 70's he could act in several blockbuster films and earn name and fame.
'Hridayam Oru Kshetram' was a blockbuster film of 70's in which KPAC Sunny was also in the cast.Madhu and Sree Vidya were in the main roles and Raghavan,Baby Sumathy etc were in important roles which was released in 76
and directed by P.Subramanyam.This film was the remake of Hindi film 'Dil Ek Mandir' and the song 'Mangalam Nerunnu njan' earned great popularity.
'Angadi' film directed by I.V.Sasi was a super duper hit in which Jayan,Sukumaran,Seema,Jose,Pappu,Ambika etc acted and KPAC Sunny was
also in a noted character in that film.
'Aa Rathri' was a film of 83 which was directed by Joshi.Mammootty and Poornima Jayaram was in the main roles.K.P.A.C.Sunny acted in an important role in this film
In 1985 Joshi directed a film 'Muhurtham Pathinonnu muppatinu' in which Mammootty,Saritha,Ratheesh,Prathap Chandran etc acted along with KPAC Sunny.
In !985 Priyadarshan directed a comedy film 'Boeing Boeing' in which Mohan Lal,Mukesh,Lizy,Menaka,K.P.A.C.Sunny,Sukumari etc  acted.Mohan Lal's character 'Shyam' tried to date with three air hostesses in the same period 
and the consequences were the theme of the film.K.P.A.C. Sunny portrayed
the role as 'Sreekantan Nair' in this film.
'Nyayavidhi' of 86 was a blockbusterfilm  directed by Joshi in which Mammootty,Shobhana,Lalu Alex,Sukumaran,Azeez,K.P.A.CSunny etc acted.

Rajavinte Makan of 1986 was a blockbuster film in which Mohan Lal 
 was very much appreciated by the audience.It was directed by Thampi Kannamthanam.KPAC sunny acted as the character 'Venkitachalam' in this film.
'Ayirappara' was a super duper hit film which was directed by Venu Nagavally and it was written by Nagavally R.S.Kurup.Mammootty,Urvashy,Narendra Prasad,KPAC Sunny,Pappu,Rajan P.Dev etc were in the cast.
The action thriller 'The King' was directed by Shaji Kailas and Suresh Gopi,Vani Viswanath,Azeez,CI.Paul,M.G.Soman,K.P.A.C.Sunny etc were in important roles.KPAC Sunny acted as character 'Sulaiman'.
In the film 'Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku' directed by Joshy he manifested the character role of  'Veera Raghava Menon.'
In the film 'No.20 Madras Mail' which was also directed by Joshi  and was

a famous film of Mohan Lal, KPAC Sunny acted in the role as 'Sreedhara Menon'.Mammootty was in guest role as actor Mammootty itself in this film.
In the film 'Isabella' directed by Mohan  Sumalatha acted in the title role as Isabella who was a tour guide.K.P.A.C.Sunny acted as her father 'Alby' in this film.
K.P.A.C.Sunny passed away on 17 Apr 2006 at Thiruvananthapuram.He was 72.
Selected Filmography
John Jaffer Janardhanan
Aadaminte Variyellu
Aa Rathri

Muhurtham 11.30 nu
Meenamasathile Sooryan
Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku
Rajavinte Makan
Sukhamo Devi
Eeran Sandhya
Nyaya Vidhi
Oru Sindhoorapottinte Ormakku
Doore Doore Oru Koodu Koottam
Loose Loose Arappiri Loose
Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
Irupatham Noottandu
Sunil Vayassu 20
Boeing Boeing
Muthodu Muthu
August 1
Aanaval Mothiram
No.20 Madras Mail
Ee thanutha Veluppan Kalathu
Nagarathil Samsara Vishayam
Nayam Vyaktamakkunnu

Ennodishtam Koodamo
The King
Ezhupunna Tharakan
Five Fingers

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