nedumudi venu biography
Kesavan Venugopal (22 May 1948–11 October 2021), known popularly by his stage name Nedumudi Venu, was an Indian film actor from Kerala, who predominantly works in the Malayalam Cinema.
He has acted in more than 500 films, primarily in Malayalam and also in Tamil. He has also written screenplays and has directed one film.
He has won 3 National Film Awards and six Kerala State Film Awards for his various performances.(nedumudi venu biography)
nedumudi venu age ?
– 73 Years
Early lifeVenu was born as Venugopal to P. K. Kesavan Nair, a school master and P. Kunjikkuttiyamma in Nedumudi as the youngest of their five children.
He has four elder brothers. He had his primary education from NSS Higher Secondary School, Nedumudi, and St.(nedumudi venu biography)
nedumudi venu Education
Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Champakulam. He was involved in art and music since his academic period. After graduating from S. D. College, Alappuzha, he worked as a journalist in Kalakaumudi and as a teacher in a tutorial institute.(nedumudi venu biography)
Venu was living in Thiruvananthapuram when he made friends with the likes of Aravindan, Padmarajan and Bharath Gopi. This ultimately paved the way for his film career. He is a talented Mridangam player. (nedumudi venu biography)
CareerVenu started his career in theater and went on to act in films. He was a member of Kavalam Narayana Panicker’s dramas.(nedumudi venu biography)
nedumudi venu Filmy Career
He debuted in the film Thambu (1978), by director G Aravindan. His acting skills were showcased in the Bharathan film Aaravam. Padmarajan’s Oridathoru Phayalwan and Kallan Pavithran set a milestone for him.(nedumudi venu biography)
It marked his start in Karanavar (head of the family) roles, which included most of his memorable performances.Venu also wrote scripts for movies. He wrote the stories for the films Kattathe Kilikkoodu, Theertham, Sruthi, Ambada Njaane!, Oru Katha Oru Nunnakkatha, Savidham and Angane Oru Avadhikkalathu.
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He also tried his hand in direction with Pooram. He has also acted in a few Tamil films with director Shankar, such as Kamal Hasan’s Indian and Vikram’s Anniyan.Venu has also acted in some television serials.
He acted in NFDC film Parinamam (The Change), directed by P Venu that won the best screenplay award at the Ashdod International Film Festival held in Israel.
nedumudi venu Filmy Career
He won the Best Actor award for his role in Saira at the Zimbabwe International Film Festival which concluded in September 2007; Saira was the only film from India to be included in the festival.(nedumudi venu biography)
The committee mentioned that he acted compellingly and convincingly in his portrayal of a man caught between secularism and fundamentalism. (nedumudi venu biography)
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Nedumudi Venu was an Indian film actor (Malayalam) born on May 22, 1948. His actual name was Venu and it became Nedumudi Venu after he started his career in the Malayalam film industry.(nedumudi venu biography)
Venu was born to P. K. Kesavan Pillai and P. Kunjikkuttiyamma in Nedumudi, Alappuzha, as one of their five children.(nedumudi venu biography)
After graduating from Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha, he worked as a journalist in Kalakaumudi and as a teacher in a tutorial institute. He was involved in arts and music since his academic period.(nedumudi venu biography)
Born on May 22, 1948, in Nedumudi, Travancore (now in Alleppey, Kerala, India), Venu is the youngest of five sons of P. K. Kesavan Nair and P. Kunjikkuttiyamma. His father was a schoolmaster.(nedumudi venu biography)
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He attended N S S Higher Secondary School, Nedumudi, and St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Champakulam. During this period, he began harbouring a deep interest in art and music.
He studied at Sanatana Dharma College (SD College), Alappuzha. After he graduated, he started working as a journalist in Kalakaumudi and as a teacher in a tutorial institute.
While he was residing in Thiruvananthapuram, he met Aravindan, Padmarajan and Bharath Gopi. This granted him access to the Malayalam film industry.(nedumudi venu biography)
nedumudi venu family / nedumudi venu wife
Venu is married to T. R. Susheela. They have two sons together, Unni and Kannan.
nedumudi venu Death Reason
Veteran Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu, who was admitted to a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, has died. He was 73.(nedumudi venu biography)
The actor, has starred in more than 500 films, was admitted to a hospital on Sunday after complaining of uneasiness. He was reported in critical condition soon after.
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) October 11, 2021
nedumudi venu Death Reason
Starting his career as a journalist, he was a winner of three Indian National Film awards and six state film awards. (nedumudi venu biography)
Venu was immensely popular not just among his fans but also his colleagues in the film industry due to his friendly natur
nedumudi venu height?
– in centimeters- 168 cm
National Film Awards
- 1990 – Best Supporting Actor – His Highness Abdullah
- 2003 – Special Jury Award – Margam
- 2006 – National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film Narration / Voice Over – Minukku
Kerala State Film Awards
- 1980 – Second Best Actor – Chamaram
- 1981 – Best Actor – Vidaparayum Munpe
- 1987 – Best Actor – Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam
- 1990 – Special Jury Award – Bharatham, Santhwanam
- 1994 – Second Best Actor – Thenmavin Kombath
- 2003 – Best Actor – Margam
Kerala State Television Awards
- 2001 – Best Actor : Avasthatarangal
Asianet Film Awards
- 2005 – Best Supporting Actor Award – Thanmatra
- 2007 – Best Script Writer Award – Thaniye
- 2011 – Best Supporting Actor – Best Actor, Elsamma Enna Aankutty
- 2013 – Best Character Actor – North 24 Kaatham
- 2015 – Best Villain – Oru Second Class Yathra, Rudra Simhasanam
- 2017 – Asianet Film Award for Lifetime Achievement
Vanitha Awards 2015 Best Actor In A Negative Role -Oru Second Class Yatra
- 1981 – Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Malayalam – Vida Parayum Munpe
- 1987 – Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Malayalam –Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam
- 1997 – Lifetime Achievement Award
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards
- 2007 – Second Best Actor – Thaniye
- 2007 – Lifetime Achievement Award/Prathibha Puraskaram
- 2003 – Best Actor Award won in Television Gallup Poll conducted by University of Kerala union for Ragardram (Doordarshan)
- 2006 – Sathyan Award
- 2006 – Kalavedi International Prathibha Award was presented at Tagore Theatre, Trivandrum in 2006.
- 2007 – Bahadoor Award
- 2008 – Kala Ratnam Award of KALA Abu Dhabi
- 2011 – Serve India Media Award
- 2015 – Vanitha Film Award for Best Villain for Oru Second Class Yathra and Rudra Simhasanam
- 2003 – Arimpara at the Cannes Film Festival & other film festivals
- 2005 – Margam at the Havana International Film Festival
- 2007 – Saira – Best Actor award at the Zimbabwe International Film Festival[