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Adoor Gopalakrishnan


Adoor Gopalakrishnan is India's most acclaimed contemporary filmmaker. Born in 1941 in Kerala, a state in south India, he belongs to a family with strong links to the performing arts, especially Kathakali, a highly-stylised form of dance drama. From the age of eight Adoor began acting for the stage, later producing and directing over twenty plays, ... See full bio »

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Nizhalkkuthu
Nizhalkkuthu Director
(2002)
Mathilukal
Mathilukal Director
(1990)
Vidheyan
Vidheyan Director
(1994)
Naalu Pennungal
Naalu Pennungal Director
(2007)

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 2016 Pinneyum
 2005 Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair (Documentary)
 2002 Nizhalkkuthu
 1999 Kalamandalam Gopi (Documentary short)
 1996 Kathapurushan
 1994 Vidheyan
 1990 Mathilukal
 1987 Anantaram
 1985 Mukhamukham
 1982 Krishnanattam (Documentary)
 1982 Rat-Trap
 1980 The Chola Heritage (Documentary)
 1979 Yakshagana (Documentary)
 1977 Kodiyettam
 1975 Past in Perspective (Documentary)
 1974 Guru Chengannur (Documentary)
 1973 Swayamvaram
 1969 Towards National STD (Documentary)
 1968 And Man Created (Documentary)
 1968 Danger at Your Doorstep (Documentary)
 1967 The Myth (Documentary short)
 1965 A Great Day (Short)
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In consideration of his contribution to the Indian cinema, the Indian nation honored him with the title of Padmashri. See more »

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