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John Abraham (I) (1937–1987)

Malayalam director who studied economics at a college near Kottayam. His grandfather educated him and gave him his first camera. He worked as an insurance salesman in Bellary. Then he went to FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) and studied under Bengali director Ritwik Kumar Ghatak. He started with a student film. His first film was ... See full bio »


(age 49) in Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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 1972 Trisandhya
 1969 Hides and Strings (Short) (diploma film)
 1969 Priya (Short) (diploma film)
 1967 Koyna Nagar (Short) (student film)
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 1987 Report to Mother (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Cheriyachante Kroora Krithyangal (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1977 Donkey in a Brahmin Village (writer)
 1971 Vidhyarthigale Ithile Ithile (screenplay)
 1970 Uski Roti (assistant director)
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 1977 Donkey in a Brahmin Village (producer)

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Pupil of Ritwik Ghatak at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

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