A. K. Lohithadas

  • Director, Writer, Screenplay

May 05, 1955  in Kochi, Kerala, India

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A. K. Lohithadas was one of Malayalam cinema`s finest and most loved screenwriters. He started out as a story writer and successful playwright and made his film debut with Thaniyavarthanam (1987). The film garnered him wide recognition and was followed by huge successes like Kireedam (1989), Amaram (1991) and Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999). Later he forayed into direction as well, marking his debut with Bhoothakkannadi (1997), which was screened at a film festival in Germany. On 27th June 2009, the talented filmmaker passed away. Praised for his realistic stories and the depth of his characters, Lohithadas is still considered one of Mollywood`s most significant screenwriters.