Celebrity/ Kamal

BIOGRAPHY

Kamal is ranked as one of the top directors of Malayalam Cinema today. His films are popular for its music as well as the diversity in their theme. He has attempted and become successful in several genres of movies like comedy, romance, campus, drama, action etc. His prominent movies like Unnikale Oru Katha Parayam, Kakkothikavile Appooppan Thadikal, Thoovalsparsham, Paavam Paavam Rajakumaran, Ulladakam, Mazhayethum Munpe, Ee Puzhayam Kadannu, Meghamalhar, Madhuranombarakaattu, Perumazhakkalam and Karutha Pakshikal are considered milestone movies in Malayalam Cinema. His interest in film-making led him to enroll at the Kalabharathi Film Institute in Thrissur.

Thrasam (1981), directed by Padiyan, gave him his start into the industry as a writer, but as a director, he is held in high regard by his peers. His first film as a director was Mizhineer Pookkal in 1986 and he has directored ore than 30 movies so far. Apart from his role as a director, Kamal was recently elected as the general secretary of MACTA (Malayalam Cine Technicians Association). He is also the executive member of the Kerala Chalachitra Academy.