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Priyadarshan Net Worth

Priyadarshan Net Worth is
$9 Million

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Priyadarshan Soman Nair is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter. In a career spanning almost three decades, Priyadarshan has directed over 80 films in several Indian languages including Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Though he began his career in Malayalam cinema in 1984, Priyadarshan has been mainly active in Hindi cinema for 2001-2010. However, in 2013, he announced Rangrezz would be his last Hindi film for a while; and he is shifting focus to Malayalam Cinema.Best known for his comedy films, Priyadrshan has also tried his hand at action and thriller films from time to time. His collaborations with Mohanlal were highly popular in Malayalam cinema during the 1980s and 1990s, with films such as Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu, Thalavattam, Vellanakalude Nadu, Chithram, Vandanam, Kilukkam, ;Abhimanyu, Mithunam, Thenmavin Kombath, and Kala Pani. Actors he has worked with over several films include Kuthiravattam Pappu, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Sukumari, Mukesh and Mammukoya.Priyadarshan was one of the first directors in India to introduce rich color grading, clear sound and quality dubbing through his early Malayalam films. Upon entering Bollywood, he has mostly adapted stories from popular comedy films from Malayalam cinema, some from his own work and some from others. These include Hera Pheri, Hungama, Hulchul, Garam Masala, Bhagam Bhag, Chup Chup Ke, Dhol, and Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Actors he has worked with multiple times in Hindi cinema include Tabu, Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Akshaye Khanna, and Suniel Shetty.In 2007, his Tamil film Kanchivaram won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film. The government of India honoured him by giving the Padma Shri in 2012 for his contribution towards the arts.
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Date Of Birth1957-01-30
Place Of BirthThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Actor
EducationUniversity College Trivandrum
SpouseLissy (Malayalam actress)
ChildrenKalyani, Siddharth, Kalyani, Siddharth
ParentsRajamma, K. Soman Nair
#Fact
1Father of Priyadarshan and Kalyani.
2Married since 13. December 1990 with Actress Lizy.
3Was directing ABCL's " Dariya" Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Chandrachur Singh. The film got shelved.
4He met his wife, Malayalam actress Lizy, on the set of his second film. They have done 12 movies together, though she has quit acting now.
5Won 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.
6Aside from Malayalam films, has also directed Hindi (Gardish and Muskurahat), Tamil (Gopura Vaasililae) and Telugu movies (Nirnayam).
7Films were never his first choice - he used to play a lot of cricket, but an injury to his left eye where a ball hit him ended his hopes of a career in cricket.
8Actor Mohanlal, his college friend, urged him to get into movies.

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Twinergyannounced
Sila Samayangalil2016as Priyadarshan Soman Nair
Oppam2016
Aamayum Muyalum2014
Geethanjali2013
Rangrezz2013
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal2012
Tezz2012
The Arab, The Camel, and P. Madhavan Nair2011
Aakrosh2010
Khatta Meetha2010
Bumm Bumm Bole2010
De Dana Dan2009
Billu2009
Kanchivaram2008
Mere Baap Pehle Aap2008
Bhool Bhulaiyaa2007
Dhol2007
Bhagam Bhag2006
Chup Chup Ke2006
Malamaal Weekly2006
Kyon Ki...2005
Garam Masala2005
Hulchul2004
Vettam2004
Hungama2003
Kilichundan Mampazham2003
Satyaghath: Crime Never Pays2003
Laysa Laysa2002
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar2001
Kakkakuyil2001
Snegithiye2000
Hera Pheri2000
Megham1999
Doli Saja Ke Rakhna1998
Kabhi Na Kabhi1998
Saat Rang Ke Sapne1997
Virasat1997as Priyadarsan
Chandralekha1997
Kala Pani1996
Minnaram1994
Gandeevam1994
Thenmavin Kombath1994
Midhunam1993
Gardish1993
Muskurahat1992as Priyadarsan
Advaitham1991
Gopura Vasalile1991
Nirnayam1991
Kilukkam1991
Abhimanyu1991
Akkare Akkare Akkare1990
Kadathanadan Ambadi1990
No: 20 Madras Mail1990
Vandanam1989
Aryan1988
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu1988
Oru Muthassi Katha1988
Vellanakalude Naadu1988
Chithram1988
Khooni Insaan1988
Cheppu1987
Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi1986
Hello My Dear: Wrong Number1986
Thalavattam1986
Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil1986
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu1986
Dheem Tharikida Thom1986
Aram + Aram = Kinnaram1985
Boeing Boeing1985
Parayanumvayya Parayathirikkanumvayya1985
Punnaram Cholli Cholli1985
Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil1985
Oodarathuammava Aalariyam1984
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi1984

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gandeevam1994screenplay
Thenmavin Kombath1994
Gardish1993screenplay
Pyar Hua Chori Chori1992story
Muskurahat1992story - as Priyadarsan
Gopura Vasalile1991
Nirnayam1991story
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu1988dialogue / screenplay
Chithram1988writer
Manasukkul Mathappu1988novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi1986
Ninnishtam Ennishtam1986written by
Thalavattam1986
Boeing Boeing1985story and screenplay
Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil1985
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi1984
Bhookambam1983dialogue / screenplay
Coolie1983/IIstory
Kuyiline Thedi1983writer
Aamayum Muyalum2014
Le Halwa Le2012main story
The Arab, The Camel, and P. Madhavan Nair2011screenplay
Khatta Meetha2010screenplay / story
De Dana Dan2009screenplay
Billu2009screenplay
Kanchivaram2008screenplay
Mere Baap Pehle Aap2008story
Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw2006story
Chup Chup Ke2006story and screenplay
Malamaal Weekly2006screenplay / story
Garam Masala2005screenplay / story
Vettam2004
Wanted2004/Iscreenplay and dialogue
Hungama2003screenplay / story
Kilichundan Mampazham2003screenplay and dialogue
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar2001story
Kakkakuyil2001screenplay / story
Snegithiye2000story
Chandralekha1998story & screenplay
Oru Yaatra Mozhi1997story
Chandralekha1997dialogue / screenplay / story
Kala Pani1996story
Kinnaripuzhayoram1994story
Minnaram1994screenplay and dialogue

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saat Pake Bandha2009
T.P. Balagopalan M.A.1986
Hello Madras Girl1983uncredited

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Manichithrathazhu1993second unit director
Thenum Vayambum1981associate director

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Poi Solla Porom2008producer
Kakkakuyil2001producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paavada2016thanks
Malabar Wedding2008sincere thanks
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam2006thanks
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega...2000thanks
Prem1995special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No: 20 Madras Mail1990Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam2006Himself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010Filmfare Award - Tamil Film IndustryFilmfare Awards SouthBest DirectorKanchivaram (2008)
2008Golden Lotus AwardNational Film Awards, IndiaBest Feature FilmKanchivaram (2008)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2008Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest DirectorBhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
2005ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest StoryHulchul (2004)

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