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Sathyan (I) (1911–1971)

Sathyan was born as Sathyaneshan Nadar in a Christian family to Cheruvilakathuveettil Manuel and Lilly Amma. He had served as Viceroy's Commissioned Officer and later joined the Travancore State Police as a Police Inspector. Sathyan made his debut on the tinsel screen in the 1952 Malayalam movie Athmasakhi. He received the Kerala State Film Award ... See full bio »


(age 59) in Madras, India

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 1972 Kalippava
 1971 Karakanakadal
 1971 Moonupukkal
 1971 Oru Penninte Katha
Madhavan Thambi
 1971 Shiksha
 1970 Cross Belt
 1970 Dattuputhran
 1970 Kalpana
 1970 Kurukshetram
 1970 Kuttavali
 1970 Othenente Makan
Othenan Kurup
 1970 Tara
 1970 Triveni
 1970 Vazhve Mayam
 1970 Vivahitha
 1969 Adimagal
 1969 Kadalpalam
Double role
 1969 Mooladhanam
 1969 Sandhya
 1969 Veettu Mrugam
 1968 Aparadhini
 1968 Karthika
 1968 Midumidukki
 1968 Yakshi
 1968 Manaswini
 1967 Ashwamedham
Dr. Thomas
 1967 Kavalaam Chundan
 1967 Kudumbam
 1967 N.G.O
 1967 Naadan Pennu
 1967 Pavappettaval
 1967 Post Man
 1967 Sahadharmini
 1967 Swapna Bhoomi
 1967 Chemmeen
 1966 Jail
 1966 Kallipennu
 1966 Kayamkulam Kochunni
 1966 Koottukar
 1966 Pakalkkinavu
 1966 Rowdy
 1966 Tharavatamma
 1965 Chettathi
 1965 Devatha
 1965 Kadathukaran
 1965 Kattu Thulasi
 1965 Odeyil Ninnu
 1965 Shakuntala
 1964 Thacholi Othenan
Thacholi Othenan
 1963 Rebecca
 1962 Bharya
The hero
 1961 Mudiyanaya Puthran
 1954 Neelakkuyil
Real Father of Neeli's Child
 1954 Sneehaseema
 1953 Atmasakhi

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Sathyan (real name Sathyanesan), has served in the British Indian Army as a soldier (in WW2). He also served in the Kerala Police, as a Sub-Inspector. He was popularly known as Sathyan Master.

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The Sathyan Memorial Award, named after him, was instituted by the Kerala Cultural Forum, and carries with it a cash prize of Rs 10,001, a plaque and citation. See more »

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