Friday, December 28, 2012

KUNJANDI

Kunjandi, a gifted actor from Kozhikode born in 1912  entered the acting field in theatre at the age of 12.
Gradually he became capable of handling any type of roles in plays and acted variety of roles  in more than 800 plays in his career.He was more dedicated to acting on stage and gave not much importance to cinema but yet he had acted in more than 150 films.
He used to appear in  several pictures of director I.V.Sasi and his roles in films 'Angadi,Ee Nadu,Ahimsa,Iniyenkilum etc were excellent.He could act in award winning films like 'Utharayanam,Oridathu , Nirmalyam and Kadavu'.He had the ability to control his voice  and tone as  suitable to the characters.
He was given Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Award in 1992.
Later Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy honoured him with a fellowship also.
Kunjandi died in the year 2002.
Selected Filmography
Ammaye Kanan
Aadya Kiranangal
Sthanarthi Saramma
Utharayanam
Angadi
Chappa
Ee Nadu
Ahimsa
Iniyenkilum
Sreekrishnaparunthu
Vellam
Panchagni
Vartha
Amritham Gamaya
Marikkunnilla Njan
Kanakambarangal
Kadathanadan Ambady
Kadavu
Kalyana Kacheri
The truth
Anubandham
Bhoomiyile Rajakkanmar
Ivide Ingane
Mahayanam
Vilkanundu Swapnangal
Vrutham
Kalyana Unnikal
Kaiyum thalayum purathidaruthu
Oridathu
Malootty
Innallenkil Nale
Lava
Malayogam




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