Thilakan

Active - 2007 - 2009  |   Born - Jul 15, 1935   |   Died - Dec 24, 2012   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Historical Film

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  • Part of the Karala People's Arts Club, a left-wing theatrical movement, in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Made his acting debut in the Malayalam movie Pariyar (1973).
  • Won the Best Supporting Actor National Film Award for his performance in Hrithubhedam (1986). It was his first of three National Film Awards.
  • In 2005 he was awarded the Filmfare Awards South Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Was honoured with the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 2009.