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Balachandra Menon

Balachandra Menon was born on January 11, 1954 in Kerala, British India. He is an actor and director, known for Samantharangal (1998), Kuruppinte Kanakku Pustakom (1990) and Ente Ammu Ninte Thulasi Avarude Chakki (1985). See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2013/I Buddy
Shankaran Namboothiri / Shanku Bhai
 2009 Nammal Thammil
Ramachandran Nair
 2009 Utharaswayamvaram
'Yamandan' Sreedhara Kurup
 2007 Paranayakalam
 2006 Classmates
Prof. Iyer
 2005 Rappakal
Deva Narayanan
 2003 Saphalam
Barrister Nambyar
 2003 Varum Varunnu Vannu
Johny
 2002 Krishna Gopalkrishna
Gopalakrishnan
 2002 Nammal
Sathyanathan
 2001 Ishtam
Anjana's Father
 1999 Akeli Ladki
 1998 Samantharangal
Ismail
 1993 Ammayane Sathyam
S. Narayanan
 1990 Kuruppinte Kanakku Pustakom
Vinayachandra Kurup
 1990 Sasneham
Thomas Kurien
 1990 Varthamana Kalam
Jameskutty
 1988 David David Mr. David
David
 1988 Isabella
Unnikrishna Menon
 1988 Janmandharam
Police Officer
 1988 Kudumba Puranam
Krishnanunni
 1987 Achuvettante Veedu
Vipin
 1987 Vilambaram
P. K. Nampoothiri
 1986 Hrithubhedam
 1986 Vivahitare Itihile
Appu
 1984 April 18
Policeman
 1984 Arante Mulla Kochu Mulla
Prabhakaran
 1983 Karyam Nissaram
Unnithan's Son-in-law
 1983 Prasnam Gurutharam
Balu
 1982 Chiriyo Chiri
Unni
 1982 Kelkatha Shabdam
Lambodharan Nair
 1981 Tharattu
 1981 Thenum Vayambum
Babu Mathew
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Balachandran Menon
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Personal Quote:

Ever since I can remember, I've wanted to be in the movies. I didn't miss a single film that came to town and often skipped classes to be at a matinée.

Trivia:

Entered the Malayalam film industry in the '70s after he failed to get an admission to the Madras film institute. He started off as an actor, but Menon also wrote, directed, and acted in a succession of comedy-laced family dramas, creating in the process a signature all his own. Back then Malayalam movies revolved around the stars, but Menon, by putting the focus on the story, encouraged other ... See more »

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