Priyadarshan (I)


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Priyadarshan was born as Priyadarshan Nair. He is a director and writer, known for Oppam (2016), Kanchivaram (2008) and Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (2021). He is married to Lizy. They have two children. See full bio »

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Oppam Director
(2016)
Kanchivaram Director
(2008)
Kaalapani Director
(1996)

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 2021 Navarasa (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Summer of '92 (2021)
 2021 Hungama 2
 2020 Forbidden Love (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Anamika (2020)
 2019 Lion Adv
 2018 Arise
 2016 Sometimes (as Priyadarshan Soman Nair)
 2016 Oppam
 2013 Geethanjali
 2013 Rangrezz
 2012 Tezz
 2010 Aakrosh
 2010 Khatta Meetha
 2009 De Dana Dan
 2009 Billu
 2008 Kanchivaram
 2007 Dhol
 2006 Bhagam Bhag
 2006 Chup Chup Ke
 2005 Garam Masala
 2004 Hulchul
 2004 Vettam
 2003 Hungama
 2003 Laysa Laysa
 2001 Kakkakuyil
 2000 Snegithiye
 2000 Hera Pheri
 1999 Megham
 1997 Chandralekha
 1997 Virasat (as Priyadarsan)
 1996 Kaalapani
 1994 Minnaram
 1994 Gandeevam
 1993 Midhunam
 1993 Gardish
 1992 Muskurahat (as Priyadarsan)
 1991 Abhimanyu
 1991 Advaitham
 1991 Kilukkam
 1991 Nirnayam
 1991 Giraftaari
 1989 Vandanam
 1988 Chithram
 1988 Aryan
 1988 Khooni Insaan
 1987 Cheppu
 1986 Thalavattam
 1985 Boeing Boeing
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Alternate Names:

Priya Darshan | Priyadarshan Soman Nair | Priyadarsan | Priyan

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Lizy  (2 children) | See more »

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Won the Kerala State Award for Best Director in 1995. He also directed Thenmavin Kombath (1994), which won for Best Film With Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value. See more »

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