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M.T. Vasudevan Nair

M.T. Vasudevan Nair was born on August 9, 1933 in Kudallur, Kerala, British India. He is a writer and director, known for Nirmalyam (1973), Kadavu (1991) and Oru Cheru Punchiri (2000). He is married to Kalamandalam Saraswathi. See full bio »

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Nirmalyam Writer
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 2009 Neelathamara (writer)
 2009 Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (writer)
 2001 Theerthadanam
 2000 Oru Cheru Punchiri (screenplay)
 1998 Daya (writer)
 1998 Ennu Swantham Janakikutty (writer)
 1994 Parinayam
 1994 Sukrutham (screenplay & story)
 1992 Sadayam (screenplay)
 1991 Kadavu
 1990 Perumthachan
 1990 Thazhvaram
 1990 Midhya
 1989 Utharam (written by)
 1989 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (writer)
 1988 Aranyakam (writer)
 1988 Vaishali (writer)
 1987 Amritamgamaya
 1986 Panchagni
 1986 Rithubhedam
 1986 Abhayam Thedi
 1985 Rangam (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1985 Idanilangal
 1985 Anu Bandham
 1984 Aksharangal
 1984 Uyarangalil
 1984 Vellam
 1983 Aaroodam (writer)
 1983 Manju (writer)
 1982 Varikuzhi
 1981 Thrishna (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1980 Oppol
 1979 Neela Thamara (writer)
 1978 Bandhanam (writer)
 1974 Kanyakumari (screenplay)
 1973 Nirmalyam (screenplay)
 1971 Kuttiyedathi
 1971 Mappusakshi
 1971 Vithukal
 1970 Nizhalattam
 1969 Ollavum Theeravum (screenplay)
 1968 Asuravithu (writer)
 1966 Pakalkkinavu
 1965 Murappennu
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Alternate Names:

Madathu Thekepattu Vasudevan Nair

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The essence of his work is self-suffering and its emotional intensity and rhythms of love hold the readers sticking to him. He is also among Kerala's most popular scriptwriters and directors of mainstream cinema. See more »



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