Wednesday, December 26, 2012


P.K.Venukuttan Nair was a theatre personality rather than a film actor.He has 

acted in more than 90 plays and directed 20 dramas.
He was born at Trivandrum in 1931.He was  former Vice President of the 'Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy' and also served as member of 'Kendra Sangeet Natak Academy'.
He worked as a teacher  at School of Drama, Calicut University.
He was recipient of Kerala State Government Award  for Best Drama Director 
for four times.He got many other awards and recognitions like P.J.Antony award given at state level competitions for professional theatre.
P.K.Venukuttan Nair  appeared in a few films only but could act in films of eminent directors like K.G.George,Adoor Gopalakrishnan and M.T.Vasudevan Nair.The last film he acted was 'Oru Cheru Punchiri' directed by M.T.Vasudevan Nair in the year 2000.
P.K.Venukuttan Nair died at Trivandrum on 26 November 2012 at the age of 81.
Selected Filmography
Ammayi Amma
Poojakkedukkatha Pookkal
Oru Cheru Punchiri

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