Image of Thilakan

Thilakan

Surendranatha Thilakan known mononymously as Thilakan, was an Indian film and stage actor who had starred in over 200 Malayalam films in a career spanning over four decades (1972-2012). Thilakan is regarded as one of the finest actors in Indian cinema, and popularly mentioned as the Perumthachan (master craftsman) of Malayalam Cinema. He is known for his excellence in character, antagonist, and protagonist roles. He has won 3 National Film Awards and 9 Kerala State Film Awards. The Government of India awarded him with the Padma Shri in 2009 for his contributions towards the arts.


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Jul 15, 1935 In Ayroor, Kerala, India
Movie/TV Credits:
237
First Appeared:
In the movie Gandharavakshetram 1972-08-23
Latest Project:
Movie August Club 2013-07-16
Known For
Poster of Priyam
Poster of O' Faby
Poster of Varam
Poster of Naaduvazhikal
Filmography
Movie August Club KPT Menon 2013-07-16
Movie Dracula 2012 2013-02-08
Movie Breaking News Live Unknown 2013-01-17
Movie God For Sale Varghese 2013-06-28
Movie No. 66 Madhura Bus Vettaikaran Varkey 2012-06-29
Movie Ustad Hotel Kareem 2012-06-29
Movie Mullamottum Munthiricharum Vazhakkula Achan 2012-07-12
Movie Spirit Aashan 2012-06-14
Movie Simhasanam Bishop 2012-08-09
Movie Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu Vishwan 2012-11-23
Movie Ardhanaari Nayak 2012-11-23
Movie Raghuvinte Swantham Raziya Kuttappan Bhagavathar 2011-05-20
Movie Indian Rupee Achutha Menon 2011-10-06
Movie Black Truth Unknown 2011-08-01
Movie Drona 2010 Gupthan Namboothiri 2010-01-27
Movie Yakshiyum Njanum Narayanji 2010-08-20
Movie Nayakan Vincent Karanavar/ Vincent Vadakkan 2010-03-19
Movie Hailesa Unknown 2009-02-05
Movie Makante Achan KC Francis 2009-01-23
Movie Ee Pattanathil Bhootham Senior Mantharavaadi 2009-01-01
Movie Kadha, Samvidhanam Kunchacko Psychiatrist 2009-02-13
Movie Orkkuka Vallappozhum Sethumadhavan 2009-01-09
Movie Kanmazha Peyyum Munpe 2009-01-08
Movie Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja Kurumbranaadu Raja Veeravarma 2009-10-16
Movie Red Chillies Com. Maani Varghese 2009-02-14
Movie Ividam Swargamanu Jeremias 2009-12-24
Movie Kerala Cafe Unknown 2009-10-12
Movie Bharya Swantham Suhruthu Unknown 2009-02-27
Movie Vairam Thalikkulam Avarachan 2009-09-20
Movie One Way Ticket Karunakaran Ezhuthachan 2008-06-21
Movie Dae! Ingottu Nokkiye... Unknown 2008-04-17
Movie Aayudham Madhavan 2008-08-16
Movie Manjadikuru Muthachan 2008-12-17
Movie Pranayakalam 2007-06-08
Movie Ekantham Unknown 2007-03-01
Movie Athisayan Fr. Chanthakkadan 2007-04-14
Movie Nagaram 2007-06-26
Movie Before the Rains T.K.'s father 2007-09-07
Movie Chinthamani Kolacase Viramani Varier 2006-04-14
Movie Nee Venunda Chellam Viswanathan 2006-04-03
Movie Rashtram Saghav Gopalan 2006-03-01
Movie Prajapathi Vellodi 2006-06-15
Movie Pakal Kunjappan 2006-11-24
Movie Kisan Grand Father 2006-07-01
Movie Yes Your Honour Unknown 2006-11-24
Movie Kalabham Sivarama Bhagavathar 2006-11-10
Movie Nerariyan CBI Kapra 2005-09-09
Movie Mayookham Unknown 2005-09-11
Movie Vellinakshatram Valliyankattu Thirumeni 2004-04-02
Movie Sathyam Ayyappan Nair 2004-08-27
Movie Quotation Unknown 2004-12-30
Movie Kilichundan Mampazham Chekutty Muthalali 2003-04-11
Movie Bala Paranthaman 2002-12-13
Movie Kalyanaraman Meppattu Thirumeni 2002-12-20
Movie Randam Bhavam Govindji 2001-10-01
Movie Narasimham Maranchery Karunakara Menon 2000-01-26
Movie Mazha Dr. 2000-08-04
Movie Ingane Oru Nilapakshi Unknown 2000-08-15
Movie Priyam Achan 2000-08-17
Movie Thachiledathu Chundan Vikraman Nair 1999-03-31
Movie Kallazhagar Unknown 1999-02-06
Movie Saaphalyam Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie Prem Poojari Unknown 1999-06-22
Movie Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum Unknown 1999-06-22
Movie English Medium AEO 1999-09-16
Movie Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu Natesan Muthalali 1999-08-15
Movie Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal Kochuthomman 1999-09-06
Movie Pallavur Devanarayanan Pallavur Sreekanta Pothuval 1999-06-22
Movie Elavamkodu Desam Mooss 1998-06-22
Movie The Truth Patteri 1998-03-19
Movie Nakshatratharattu 1998-02-06
Movie Sidhartha Raghavan 1998-06-22
Movie Meenathil Thalikettu Govindan Nambeesan 1998-11-03
Movie Mayilpeelikkavu Vallyathan 1998-07-15
Movie Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Karunan 1998-10-15
Movie Punjabi House Kaimal 1998-09-04
Movie Ullasappoonkattu John Fernandez 1997-02-25
Movie Ishtadanam Unknown 1997-02-01
Movie Aravindhan Gopalakrishnan Naidu 1997-02-27
Movie Aniyathipraavu Raghupal 1997-01-14
Movie Nee Varuvolam Madhavan Nair 1997-01-01
Movie Itha Oru Snehagatha Unknown 1997-07-09
Movie Oru Yaatra Mozhi Adhruman 1997-03-27
Movie Oral Mathram Shekhara Menon 1997-06-22
Movie Gangothri Adv.Ramaiyyer 1997-05-13
Movie Boopathi Bava / Chindan (Aged) 1997-04-09
Movie Rajaputhran Balaraman 1996-04-06
Movie Metukudi Unknown 1996-09-01
Movie Kaathil Oru Kinnaram Dr. Unnithan 1996-07-01
Movie Karma Unknown 1995-05-15
Movie Achan Kombath Amma Varambath Mahendran Thampi 1995-05-13
Movie Spadikam Chacko Master 1995-03-30
Movie Thacholi Varghese Chekavar Avarachan 1995-07-04
Movie Peter Scott John Dominic/ Iqbal Quraishi 1995-02-08
Movie Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum Unknown 1995-07-15
Movie Minnaminuginum Minnukettu Unknown 1995-12-16
Movie Ayudha Poojai Unknown 1995-11-24
Movie No: 1 Snehatheeram Banglore North Vijayabhaskars's father 1995-09-01
Movie Kinnaripuzhayoram Unknown 1994-01-30
Movie Pavithram Easwara Pillai 1994-01-10
Movie Vendor Daniel State Licency Vendor Daniel 1994-01-01
Movie Minnaram Mathews 1994-07-04
Movie Pingami Kumaran aka Kumarettan 1994-01-01
Movie Kudumba Visesham Madhavan Nair 1994-04-15
Movie Pakshe Vikraman Contractor 1994-07-04
Movie Chukkan Unknown 1994-11-15
Movie Sagaram Sakshi Unknown 1994-10-21
Movie Varaphalam Achan 1994-08-30
Movie Parinayam Unknown 1994-08-26
Movie Ente Sreekuttikku Balakrishnan Nair 1993-01-12
Movie Ammayane Sathyam R. Varghese Mathew 1993-03-01
Movie Ghazal Unknown 1993-05-12
Movie Varam Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Sopanam Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Samagamam Pallivathukkal Kariyachan 1993-01-01
Movie Bandhukkal Sathrukkal Damodaran 1993-01-01
Movie Manichitrathazhu Brahmadattan Nampoothirippaadu 1993-12-25
Movie Maya Mayooram Thanoor Shankunni Menon 1993-07-04
Movie O' Faby Commissioner Nair 1993-08-27
Movie Sarovaram Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Kalippattam Menon 1993-07-04
Movie Chenkol Achudhandan 1993-07-04
Movie Ezhara Ponnana Madhava Menon 1992-06-04
Movie Kauravar Aliyar 1992-02-11
Movie Daivathinte Vikrithikal Kumaran Vaidyar 1992-07-01
Movie Sargam Thekkemadom Nampoothiri 1992-02-15
Movie Sadayam Dr. Nambiar 1992-07-04
Movie Ayalathe Adheham Sivan Pillai 1992-08-20
Movie My Dear Muthachan Parameswaran 1992-08-16
Movie Mahanagaram Kelu Writer 1992-07-23
Movie Sandhesam Raghavan Nair 1991-02-04
Movie Kadavu Unknown 1991-01-12
Movie Perumthachan Raman / Perumthachan 1991-01-01
Movie Dhanam Thankams father 1991-02-07
Movie Godfather Balaraman 1991-03-03
Movie Kilukkam Justice Pillai 1991-08-15
Movie Mookilla Rajyathu Keshavan 1991-09-14
Movie Georgekutty C/O Georgekutty Itichen 1991-08-23
Movie Mathilukal Jail warder 1990-05-18
Movie Nanma Niranjavan Sreenivasan Unknown 1990-03-19
Movie Kattukuthira Kochuvava 1990-05-25
Movie Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam M. R. C. 1990-01-24
Movie Ee Kanni Koodi Simon 1990-06-22
Movie Malayogam Varkey 1990-12-25
Movie Cheriya Lokavum Valiya Manushyarum Karunan 1990-10-16
Movie Chathriyan Arumai Nayagam (Annachi) 1990-10-17
Movie Kuttettan Chaco 1990-09-27
Movie Oliyambukal John Mathew 1990-08-31
Movie New Year Adv Mathew Philip 1989-06-01
Movie Naaduvazhikal Shankaran 1989-05-05
Movie Pooram Unknown 1989-01-06
Movie Adharvam Mekkadan 1989-06-01
Movie Season Unknown 1989-03-31
Movie Ammavanu Pattiya Amali 1989-02-24
Movie Varnam Major M. K. Nair 1989-06-06
Movie Mrigaya Reverend Father Panangodan 1989-12-22
Movie Chanakyan Madhava Menon 1989-09-01
Movie Chakkikotha Chankaran Raghavan Thampi 1989-08-18
Movie Kireedam Achuthan Nair 1989-07-07
Movie Kudumbapuranam Sankaran Nair 1988-04-14
Movie Witness Vikraman Nair 1988-02-20
Movie Sangham Rappayi 1988-05-17
Movie Orkkapurathu J J 1988-03-31
Movie Pattanapravesham Ananthan Nambiar 1988-06-16
Movie Moonnam Pakkam Thampi 1988-08-28
Movie Dhwani Vettukuzhy 1988-12-25
Movie Mukthi Kunjunni Nair 1988-11-03
Movie Chilampu Unknown 1987-05-09
Movie Nadodikkattu Ananthan Nambiar 1987-05-06
Movie Kathakku Pinnil Unknown 1987-01-16
Movie Rithubhedam Unknown 1987-04-09
Movie Vrutham Unknown 1987-05-22
Movie Adimakal Udamakal Gopalan 1987-04-10
Movie Achuvettante Veedu Damodaran Nair 1987-09-04
Movie Kalam Mari Katha Mari Unknown 1987-05-29
Movie Amrutham Gamaya Kurup 1987-07-04
Movie Thaniyavarthanam Unknown 1987-08-14
Movie Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam Priest 1987-07-04
Movie And There Was A Village Raman (Manager) 1987-05-29
Movie Gandhinagar 2nd Street Maya's father 1986-07-03
Movie Abhayam Thedi Appooppan 1986-07-04
Movie Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam Damodaran 1986-07-04
Movie Aalorungi Arangorungi Prabhakara Menon 1986-06-22
Movie Ithile Iniyum Varu Kaimal 1986-01-24
Movie Pappan Priyappetta Pappan Yamarajan 1986-07-04
Movie Ennennum Kannettante Parameswara Kuruppu 1986-04-12
Movie Arappatta Kettiya Graamathil Vishwambaran 1986-05-01
Movie Poomukhappadiyil Ninneyum Kaathu Unknown 1986-05-09
Movie Kunjattakilikal Ayyappan Nair 1986-07-04
Movie Adiverukal Unknown 1986-09-19
Movie Ee Kaikalil Ummachan 1986-10-02
Movie Mizhineerppoovukal Kumara Varma 1986-07-04
Movie Rareeram Dr. Tharakan 1986-12-18
Movie Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal Chandrasekhara Menon/Neetha's father and Benny's grandfather 1986-09-13
Movie Geetham Kesava Kurup 1986-10-09
Movie Nakhakshathangal Uncle 1986-08-31
Movie Vineyards For Us To Dwell In Paul Pailokkaaran 1986-07-15
Movie Panchagni Raman 1986-07-04
Movie Ice Cream Omanakuttan 1986-08-29
Movie Katha Ithuvare 1985-05-01
Movie Vasantha Sena Unnithan 1985-07-04
Movie Koodum Thedi Priest 1985-07-04
Movie Aram + Aram = Kinnaram M.N.Nambiar 1985-07-04
Movie Eeran Sandhya 1985-02-10
Movie Akalathe Ambili Unknown 1985-01-04
Movie Ee Thanalil Ithiri Neram Unknown 1985-01-25
Movie Thammil Thammil Menon 1985-02-21
Movie Anubandham Menon 1985-03-29
Movie Yathra Jailor 1985-09-20
Movie Upaharam Divakaran 1985-11-14
Movie Vannu Kandu Keezhadakki Unknown 1985-11-21
Movie Ayanam Priest 1985-07-05
Movie Puli Varunne Puli 'Kuttithanam' Kurup 1985-11-01
Movie Kanathaya Penkutty Matthai 1985-11-10
Movie Ee Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar Krishna Pillai 1985-09-25
Movie Ente Kanakkuyil Kuttan Nair 1985-07-25
Movie Irakal Mathews 1985-09-17
Movie Akkacheyude Kunjuvava Unknown 1985-07-08
Movie Koottinilamkili Devasya 1984-06-21
Movie Mangalam Nerunnu Unknown 1984-06-21
Movie Adaminte Vaariyellu Purushothaman Nair 1984-04-21
Movie Thirakil Alppam Samayam Sankaran Nair 1984-06-21
Movie Oru Kochukatha Aarum Parayatha Katha Mammukka 1984-06-21
Movie Aduthaduthu Thankappan Pillai 1984-09-25
Movie Onnanu Nammal Sethu's father 1984-12-26
Movie Panchavadi Palam Ishak Tharakan 1984-09-28
Movie Uyarangalil Kurup 1984-11-11
Movie Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu Alexander 1984-10-26
Movie Sesham Kazhchayil Lathika's Father 1983-06-21
Movie Oru Swakaryam Unknown 1983-03-18
Movie Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku Fr. Joseph Sebastian 1983-07-04
Movie Prem Nazirine Kanmanilla Home Minister 1983-11-25
Movie Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback VS Korattoor 1983-11-12
Movie Yavanika Vakkachan 1982-04-30
Movie Kolangal Varkey 1981-08-28
Movie Ulkadal Rahulan's Father 1979-10-26
Movie Gandharavakshetram Guest at Satheeshan's house 1972-08-23