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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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 1971 Oru Penninte Katha
Madhavan Thambi
 1970 Triveni
 1970 Vazhve Mayam
 1969 Adimagal
 1969 Kadalpalam
Double role
 1968 Karthika
 1968 Yakshi
 1967 Ashwamedham
Dr. Thomas
 1967 Kavalaam Chundan
 1967 Chemmeen
 1966 Kayamkulam Kochunni
 1966 Rowdy
 1965 Kadathukaran
 1965 Odeyil Ninnu
 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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