Name in Native Language: "പ്രിയദര്‍ശന്‍" (Malayalam/ML)
Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actor | * 01/30/1957 (67) | Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (India)
Priyadarshan (born 30 January 1957) is an Indian film director and screenwriter who predominantly works in Malayalam and Hindi cinema. The massive success his movies enjoyed mirrors the collective conscience of the people, particularly the elite, of that era - a period with which the filmmaker is intimately connected. Priyadarshan began his career in Malayalam cinema in the early 1980s and was active throughout the 1980s and 1990s. In the 2000s, he transitioned to Bollywood (Hindi-language cinema) and was prolific throughout the decade. Over his career, he has been honored with the National Award three times. In 2013, he announced that Rangrezz would be his last Hindi film for the time being as he shifted his focus to Malayalam cinema. His most notable films include Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu (1986), Thalavattam (1986), Vellanakalude Nadu (1988), Chithram (1988), Vandanam (198... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Priyadarshan

Filmfare Awards South Padma Shri in Arts
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Movies with Priyadarshan as Actor(3)

as himself2013 Kalimannu
as himself2006 Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
as Man in Restaurant1983 Hello Madras Girl

Movies with Priyadarshan as Crew(144)

Directing/Director2023 Corona Papers
Production/Producer2023 Corona Papers
Writing/Writer2023 Corona Papers
Writing/Screenplay2023 Appatha
Directing/Director2023 Appatha
Directing/Director2021 Hungama 2
Writing/Story2021 Hungama 2
Directing/Director2021 Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea
Writing/Screenplay2021 Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea
Directing/Director2018 Nimir
Writing/Screenplay2018 Nimir
Directing/Director2016 Oppam
Writing/Screenplay2016 Oppam
Directing/Director2016 Sometimes
Writing/Story2016 Sometimes
Writing/Screenplay2016 Sometimes
Directing/Director2014 Aamayum Muyalum
Writing/Writer2014 Aamayum Muyalum
Directing/Director2013 Rangrezz
Directing/Director2013 Geethanjali
Directing/Director2012 Tezz
Writing/Story2012 Le Halua Le
Directing/Director2012 Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal
Directing/Director2010 Aakrosh
Directing/Director2010 Bumm Bumm Bole
Directing/Director2010 Khatta Meetha
Writing/Screenplay2010 Khatta Meetha
Directing/Director2009 De Dana Dan
Writing/Screenplay2009 De Dana Dan
Directing/Director2009 Billu
Writing/Screenplay2009 Billu
Production/Producer2008 Poi Solla Porom
Directing/Director2008 Mere Baap Pehle Aap
Directing/Director2008 Kanchivaram
Writing/Story2008 Kanchivaram
Writing/Screenplay2008 Kanchivaram
Directing/Director2007 Dhol
Directing/Director2007 Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Directing/Director2006 Malamaal Weekly
Writing/Screenplay2006 Malamaal Weekly
Directing/Director2006 Bhagam Bhag
Directing/Director2006 Chup Chup Ke
Writing/Screenplay2006 Chup Chup Ke
Directing/Director2005 Garam Masala
Writing/Story2005 Garam Masala
Writing/Screenplay2005 Garam Masala
Directing/Director2005 Kyon Ki...
Writing/Writer2005 Kyon Ki...
Directing/Director2004 Hulchul
Directing/Director2004 Vettam
Writing/Writer2004 Vettam
Writing/Screenplay2004 Wanted
Directing/Director2003 Lesa Lesa
Directing/Director2003 Kilichundan Mampazham
Writing/Writer2003 Kilichundan Mampazham
Directing/Director2003 Hungama
Writing/Story2003 Hungama
Writing/Screenplay2003 Hungama
Writing/Original Story2001 Azhagana Naatkal
Directing/Director2001 Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
Directing/Director2001 Kakkakuyil
Writing/Screenplay2001 Kakkakuyil
Directing/Director2000 Snegithiye
Writing/Screenplay2000 Snegithiye
Directing/Director2000 Hera Pheri
Directing/Director1999 Megham
Directing/Director1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
Directing/Director1998 Saat Rang Ke Sapne
Directing/Director1998 Kabhi Na Kabhi
Writing/Screenplay1998 Kabhi Na Kabhi
Writing/Story1997 Oru Yaatra Mozhi
Directing/Director1997 Chandralekha
Writing/Writer1997 Chandralekha
Directing/Director1997 Virasat
Directing/Director1996 Kaalapani
Writing/Story1996 Kaalapani
Writing/Screenplay1996 Kaalapani
Writing/Original Story1995 Muthu
Directing/Director1994 Minnaram
Writing/Screenplay1994 Minnaram
Directing/Director1994 Thenmavin Kombath
Writing/Writer1994 Thenmavin Kombath
Writing/Writer1994 Kinnaripuzhayoram
Directing/Director1993 Midhunam
Directing/Director1993 Gardish
Directing/Second Unit Director1993 Manichitrathazhu
Directing/Director1992 Muskurahat
Writing/Writer1992 Muskurahat
Directing/Director1991 Kilukkam
Writing/Story1991 Kilukkam
Directing/Director1991 Nirnayam
Writing/Story1991 Nirnayam
Writing/Screenplay1991 Nirnayam
Directing/Director1991 Adwaytham
Directing/Director1991 Gopura Vasalile
Directing/Director1991 Abhimanyu
Writing/Original Story1990 Alludugaru
Directing/Director1990 Kadathanadan Ambadi
Directing/Director1990 Akkare Akkare Akkare
Directing/Director1989 Vandanam
Directing/Director1988 Oru Muthassi Katha
Directing/Director1988 Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu
Directing/Director1988 Aryan
Directing/Director1988 Chithram
Writing/Writer1988 Chithram
Directing/Director1988 Vellanakalude Naadu
Directing/Director1987 Cheppu
Writing/Writer1987 Cheppu
Directing/Director1986 Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil
Writing/Writer1986 Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil
Directing/Director1986 Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi
Writing/Writer1986 Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi
Directing/Director1986 Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu
Directing/Director1986 Dheem Tharikida Thom
Writing/Writer1986 Dheem Tharikida Thom
Directing/Director1986 Hello My Dear Wrong Number
Production/Producer1986 Hello My Dear Wrong Number
Directing/Director1986 Thalavattam
Writing/Writer1986 Thalavattam
Writing/Writer1986 Ninnishtam Ennishtam
Directing/Director1985 Boeing Boeing
Writing/Writer1985 Boeing Boeing
Directing/Director1985 Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil
Writing/Writer1985 Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil
Directing/Director1985 Aram + Aram = Kinnaram
Directing/Director1985 Punnaram Cholli Cholli
Writing/Story1985 Punnaram Cholli Cholli
Directing/Director1984 Odaruthammava Aalariyam
Directing/Director1984 Poochakkoru Mookkuthi
Writing/Writer1984 Poochakkoru Mookkuthi
Writing/Writer1984 Vanitha Police
Writing/Story1983 Nathi Muthal Nathi Vare
Writing/Writer1983 Bhookambam
Writing/Writer1983 Kuyiline Thedi
Writing/Writer1983 Engane Nee Marakkum
Writing/Story1983 Coolie
Writing/Writer1981 Kadathu

TV Shows/Series with Priyadarshan as Crew(3)

Writing/Story2021 Navarasa
Directing/Director2021 Navarasa
Directing/Director2020 Forbidden Love

Additional Information

Citizenship: India
Born: Wednesday, 01/30 1957 (January) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (India) (current age: 67 years + 167 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: Malayalam (ML, native language)
Educated at: Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School, University College Thiruvananthapuram, Mahatma Gandhi College
Spouses (current/former): Lizy
Other names for Priyadarshan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Priyadarshan Soman Nair"
"Priyadarshan Nair"
Priyadarshan frequently works together with these people:
Mohanlal (49x, Actor)
Sukumari (37x, Actress)
Sreenivasan (37x, Actor)
Nedumudi Venu (28x, Actor)
N. Gopalakrishnan (27x, Crew)
Innocent (23x, Actor)
Jagathy Sreekumar (23x, Actor)
Maniyanpilla Raju (20x, Actor)
Cochin Haneefa (20x, Actor)
Sabu Cyril (18x, Crew)
Kuthiravattam Pappu (18x, Actor)
Vasanth (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:50826, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 06/18/2024