Tuesday, December 25, 2012


Zainuddin was a well known mimicry artiste before he entered films.He was a member of the well known 'Kalabhavan' of Kochi.
Zainuddin was born in Kochi on 12 May 1952 and the flair for acting and ability  for imitating others made him a mimicry artiste.When he was populous at the
 Cochin Kalabhavan  Troupe; Jayaram, Dilip, N.F.Varghese, Narayanan Kutty,

Prasad, George and Rahman were the other members of the mimicry troupe.Jayaram and Dilip became very successful as heroes  in Malayalam films later on and in Supporting roles N.F.Varghese and Zainuddin became popular.The others in the troupe also got their own shares in Malayalam film field.
During the active years from 1986 to 1999 Zainuddin appeared in more than 
150 films.He handled all kinds of roles and proved as a versatile actor.
His appearance in the film 'Siamese Irattakal' as one of the conjoined twins with'Maniyan Pillai Raju' was a challenge in his acting career.
His untimely death due to some respiratory complications  on 4 Nov 1999 was
a shock and loss for the film industry.
Selected Filmography
Ezhupunna Tharakan
Malayala Masam Chingam Onnu
Mangalam Veettil Manaseswari Gupta
Excuse Me Ethu Collegila
Kalyana Sougandikam
Newspaper boy
Mimics Parade
Kasergod Kaderbhai
Manikya Chempazhukka
Mazhavil Koodaram
Poochakkaru Mani kettum
Customs Diary
Ennodishtam Koodamo
First Bell
Kallan Kappalil Thanne
Gajakesari Yogam
Onnu muthal poojyam vare
Ente Ponnu Thampuran

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