Surasu was a very talented person in diversified fields and an excellent actor but did not reach the heights he deserved.He was drama writer and director well known for his genre of drama known as 'mozhiyattam' which is a fusion of poetry and theatre.He was more interested to act on stage rather than films but had acted in many films also.He was a playwright for some films like 'Randu Penkuttikal'(wrote dialogues for this film also) which was directed by 'Mohan in 1978.That film in which Sobha and Anupama acted in title roles drew much attention from critics and audience due to the speciality of theme.
Surasu had published a few books also in Malayalam.Surasu had his own vision and perspectives.'Surasu' was his screen name selected by himself and literally that word means an 'alcoholic'.(Can be referred as one who consumes elixir also).
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