O. Madhavan

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O. Madhavan
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O. Madhavan

Died19 August 2005(2005-08-19) (aged 82–83)
Kollam, Kerala, India
Political partyCommunist Party of India
Children3; including Mukesh
AwardsKerala State Film Award for Best Actor
Sayahnam (2000)

O. Madhavan (1922 – 19 August 2005) was an Indian theatre director and actor.[1] He was one of the founding members of the Communist Party of India in Kerala. He is considered one of the great masters of the theatre; he has made major contributions for the evolution of theatre in Kerala. He was the founder of the renowned drama company Kalidasa Kala Kendram. He won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor in 2000 for his role in the film Sayahnam

Early life and family

His wife, Vijayakumari, is an actress herself and his son Mukesh is an actor. He also has two daughters, Sandhya Rajendran and Jayasree Syamlal. Sandhya's husband, E. A. Rajendran is also an actor. He has 5 grandchildren, Shravan Mukesh, Thejas Mukesh, Divya Darshan R. Engoor, Neetha Syam and Nathalia Syam. .[2]



  1. Kalam Marunnu (1955)
  2. Viyarppinte Vila (1962)
  3. Doctor (1963)
  4. Kattupookkal (1965) .... Lonachan
  5. Oru Sundariyude Kadha (1972)
  6. Sayahnam (2000)


  1. ^ "അഭിനയസായാഹ്നത്തിലെ കെ.കെ".
  2. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/cinema/interviews/246542?page=0,0

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