Thilakan

Actor, Music Department

Actor, Music Department


Thilakan (born Surendranatha Thilakan) was a Malayalam film actor. Widely considered one of the greatest actors of Indian cinema, he was stubborn, uncompromising and very critical of the way lead actors worked in comparison to character actors. In a span of around 40 years, Thilakan handled a huge variety of roles, including negative portrayals. ...
Birth date
1935-07-15
Death date
2012-09-24
Awards
5 wins.

Known For


Thaniyavartanam
Thaniyavartanam
Actor (1987)
Nadodikkattu
Nadodikkattu
Ananthan Nambiar (1987)
Gamanam
Gamanam
Actor (1994)
Santhana Gopalam
Santhana Gopalam
Actor (1994)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorVannethum Munpe2020
ActorBangles
Prof. Vincent Chenna Durai
2013
ActorGod for Sale
Varghese
2013
ActorAugust Club
KPT Menon
2013
ActorDracula 2012
Stranger
2013
ActorAnnum Innum Ennum
Dr. Benjamin Bruno
2013
ActorArdhanaari
Nayak
2012
ActorScene Onnu Nammude Veedu2012
ActorSimhasanam2012
ActorMullamottum Munthiricharum
Vazhakkula Achan
2012
ActorNo. 66 Madura Bus2012
ActorUstad Hotel
Kareem
2012
ActorSpirit
An alcoholic
2012/I
ActorIndian Rupee
Achutha Menon
2011
ActorKalabha Mazha
Madhava Menon
2011
ActorAnnarakkannanum Thannalayathu
Padmanabhan Nair
2010
ActorSadgamaya
P.K. Menon
2010
ActorYakshiyum Njanum
Narayanji
2010
ActorNayakan
Vincent Karanavar
2010
ActorDhrona 20102010
ActorKanmazha Peyyum Munpe
Paili Kunju
2010
ActorAayirathil Oruvan
Krishnan
2009
ActorKadha, Samvidhanam Kunchakko
Psychiatrist
2009
ActorKappalu Muthalali
Chitraguptan
2009
ActorIvidam Swargamanu
Jeremias
2009
ActorKerala Varma Pazhassi Raja
Kurumbanattu Rajavu
2009
ActorKerala Cafe
Thilakan (segment "Mrityunjayam")
2009
ActorVairam: Fight for Justice2009
ActorEe Pattanathil Bhootham2009
ActorBharya Swantham Suhruthu2009
ActorRed Chillies
Maani Varghese
2009
ActorHeylassa2009
ActorMakante Achan
K C Francis
2009
ActorOrkkuka Vallappozhum
Sethumadhavan
2009
ActorDae! Ingottu nokkiye...
K. P. S. Kartha
2008
ActorManjadikuru
Muthassan
2008
ActorVilapangalkkappuram2008
ActorAayudham
Madhavan
2008
ActorOne Way Ticket
Karunakaran Ezhuthachan
2008
ActorPranayakalam2007
ActorBefore the Rains
T.K.'s Father
2007
ActorBlack Cat2007
ActorNagaram
Judge
2007
ActorSri Mahalakshmi
(as Tilakan)
2007
ActorAthisayan2007
ActorEkantham2007
ActorYes Your Honour
Mukundan
2006
ActorPakal2006
ActorPrajapathi
Vellodi
2006
ActorKisan
Muthassan
2006
ActorChinthamani Kolacase
Veeramani Warrier
2006
ActorRashtram2006
ActorNerariyan CBI
Kapra
2005
ActorKoottu
Dr. Hariharan
2004
ActorKottation
Sankaran
2004
ActorSathyam
Ayyappan Nair
2004
ActorVellinakshatram2004
ActorKalari Vikraman2003
ActorMalsaram2003
ActorKilichundan Mampazham
Chekutty Muthalali
2003
ActorValkannadi
Raghavan
2002
ActorKalyanaraman
Meppattu Thirumeni
2002
ActorBala
Paranthaman
2002
ActorRandam Bhavam
Govindji
2001
ActorEe Mazha Then Mazha
Naredran Nath
2000
ActorIngine Oru Nilapakshi2000
ActorMazha2000
ActorPriyam
Achan
2000
ActorNarasimham
M.K. Menon
2000
ActorEnglish Medium1999
ActorGandhiyan1999
ActorKallazhagar1999
ActorPallavur Devanarayanan
Pallavur Sreekanta Pothuval
1999
ActorPranaya Mazha1999
ActorPrem Poojari1999
ActorSaphalyam1999
ActorSparsam
Pothuval Ashan
1999
ActorThachiledathu Chundan
Vikraman Nair
1999
ActorVeendum Chila Veettukaryangal
Kochuthomman
1999
ActorKannezhuthi Pottum Thottu
Natesan muthalali
1999
ActorBritish Market
Father Kochuthazham
1998
ActorChinthavishtayaya Shyamala
Karunan
1998
ActorElavamkodu Desam
Mooss
1998
ActorIlamura Thamburan1998
ActorKalapam
Valayar Madhavan
1998
ActorKattathoru Penpoovu1998
ActorMangamma1998
ActorMeenathil Thalikettu
Govindan Nambeesan
1998
ActorNakshathra Tharattu1998
ActorSidhartha
Raghavan
1998
ActorMailpeelikkavu
Vallyathan
1998
ActorPunjabi House
Kaimal
1998
ActorThe Truth1998
ActorAniyathi Pravu
Raghupal
1997
ActorBhoopathi
Bawa / Chindan
1997
ActorEtha Oru Snehagatha1997
ActorFive Star Hospital1997
ActorGangothri
Adv. Ramaiyyer
1997
ActorIshtadanam1997
ActorKulam
Kudamon Pillai the senior lord of Etu Veetil Pilamar and uncle of Subadra (Bhanupriya)
1997
ActorManickakoodaram1997
ActorNagarapuranam
Sathya Narayanan
1997
ActorNee Varuvolam1997
ActorOral Mathram
Shekhara Menon
1997
ActorOru Yaatra Mozhi
Adhruman a.k.a. Abdul Rahiman
1997
ActorPoonilamazha1997
ActorUllasappoonkattu
John Fernandez
1997
ActorVaachalam
Ashan
1997
ActorHarishyashringan1997
ActorHarbour1996
ActorKaathil Oru Kinnaram
Dr. Unnithan
1996
ActorKanchanam
Jose
1996
ActorMettukudi1996
ActorNaalamkettile Nalla Thambimar
I. G. Rasheed Khan
1996
ActorRajaputhran
Balaraman
1996
ActorAchan Kombath Amma Varambath1995
ActorAgrajan
Thurumbu Govindan
1995
ActorChaitanyam
Brahmadathan Namboothiri
1995
ActorMinnaminuginum Minnukettu1995
ActorPeterscott
Iqbal quraishi
1995
ActorSundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum1995
ActorThacholi Varghese Chekavar
Avarachan
1995
ActorThovalapookkal
Valakudy Velayudham Thalaivan
1995
ActorNo: 1 Sneha Theeram Bangalore North1995
ActorSpadikam
Chacko Master
1995
ActorChantha
Minister Keshavan Nair
1995
ActorKarma1995
ActorChukkan
Fired Factory Worker
1994
ActorGamanam1994
ActorKinnaripuzhayoram1994
ActorKudumba Visesham
Madhavan Nair
1994
ActorMinnaram
Mathews
1994
ActorPakshe
Contractor Vikraman
1994
ActorParinayam1994
ActorPavithram
Easwara Pillai
1994
ActorPingami
Kumaran
1994
ActorSanthana Gopalam1994
ActorVarafalam1994
ActorVendor Daniel State Licency1994
ActorSagaram Sakshi1994
ActorIlayum Mullum1994
ActorAacharyan
Krishna Menon I. A. S.
1993
ActorAmmayane Sathyam
R. Varghese Mathew
1993
ActorBandhukkal Sathrukkal1993
ActorChenkol1993
ActorDollar1993
ActorEnte Sreekuttikku1993
ActorGazal1993
ActorKalippattam1993
ActorKhoshayathra1993
ActorMaya Mayuram1993
ActorO' Faby
Commisioner Nair
1993
ActorSamagamam
Pallivathukkal Kariyachan
1993
ActorSopanam
Warrier the uncle of Ananthu
1993
ActorManichitrathazhu
Brahmadattan Nampoothirippadu
1993
ActorSarovaram1993
ActorAagneyam
Velu Asan
1993
ActorUdanpirappu
Marthandan, the father of Sumathi
1993
ActorAyalathe Addeham
Sivan Pillai
1992
ActorChevalier Mikhael1992
ActorDaivathinte Vikrithikal
Landlord
1992
ActorEzhara Ponnana
Madhava Menon
1992
ActorGrihaprevesam1992
ActorMughamudra
Achuthan Pilla / Ananthan Pilla
1992
ActorPramanikal1992
ActorSargam
Thekkemadom Nampoothiri
1992
ActorSimhadhwani1992
ActorSwaroopam1992
ActorThe Master Carpenter
Raman / Perumthachan
1992
ActorMahanagaram
Kelu Writer
1992
ActorMy Dear Muthachan
Parameswaran / Major A. K. Menon
1992
ActorKauravar
Aliyar
1992
ActorSadayam
Dr. Nambiar
1992
ActorDhanam1991
ActorGeorgekutty C/O Georgekutty
Itichen
1991
ActorKadavu1991
ActorMookkilyarajyathu
Kesavan
1991
ActorVenal Kinavukal
Gopalakrishnan Nair
1991
ActorGodfather
Balaraman
1991
ActorSandesham
Raghavan Nair
1991
ActorArangu
Adv. K. Prabhakara Menon
1991
ActorKilukkam
Justice Pillai
1991
ActorAaram Vardil Aabhayandhara Kalakam1990
ActorChampion Thomas1990
ActorCheriya Lokavum Valiya Manushyarum1990
ActorEe Kannikoodi
Simon
1990
ActorKattu Kuthira
Kochuvava
1990
ActorKshanakathu
Father of Vivek
1990
ActorMaala Yogam
Varkey
1990
ActorNagarangalil Chennu Raparkam
M.R.C.
1990
ActorNanma Niranjavan Srinivasan1990
ActorRadha Madhavam1990
ActorRajavazhcha
Madhava Panikkar
1990
ActorKuttettan
Thomas Chaco
1990
ActorOliyampukal
John Mathew
1990
ActorMathilukal
Jail Warder
1990
ActorAmmavanu Pattiya Amali
SreedharMenon
1989
ActorAshokante Aswathikuttikku1989
ActorChakkikotha Chankaran
Raghavan Thampi
1989
ActorJaathakam
Appukuttan Nair
1989
ActorKaalal Pada
Punnoose
1989
ActorKandathum Kettathum1989
ActorNaaduvazhikal
Shankaran
1989
ActorNajagalude Kochu Doctor1989
ActorPooram1989
ActorSeason
Kanthi's Father
1989
ActorVarnam
Major M. K. Nair
1989
ActorMrigaya
Rv.Father Panangodan
1989
ActorVachanam
A police officer
1989
ActorChanakyan
Madhava Menon
1989
ActorKireedam
Achuthan Nair
1989
ActorAdharvam
Mekkadan
1989
ActorVaravelpu
Ramakrishnan
1989
ActorDavid David Mr. David1988
ActorDhwani
Vettukuzhi
1988
ActorKanakambarangal
S. I. Thomas George
1988
ActorKudumba Puranam
Sankaran Nair
1988
ActorOnninu Purake Mattonnu
Velu
1988
ActorOozham
Ayyappan Pilla
1988
ActorWitness
Vikraman Nair
1988
ActorMukthi
Kunjunni Nair
1988
ActorMoonnam Pakkam1988
ActorPattanapravesam
Ananthan Nambiar
1988
ActorSangham1988
ActorOrkkappurathu
J.J. / James Joseph
1988
ActorAalippazhangal
Padmanabhan Thampi
1987
ActorAchuvettante Veedu
Damodaran Nair
1987
ActorAmrutham Gamaya
Kurup
1987
ActorIdanazhiyil Oru Kaalocha
Father Dennis
1987
ActorJaithra Yaathra1987
ActorManja Manthrangal
Mathew Paul
1987
ActorMizhiyorangalil1987
ActorPonnu1987
ActorSruthi
Aasan
1987
ActorSwargam1987
ActorTheertham
Chellappannan
1987
ActorVilambaram
James
1987
ActorVrutham
Chacko
1987
ActorThaniyavartanam1987
ActorUnnikale Oru Kadha Parayam
A Father
1987
ActorKalam Mari Katha Mari1987
ActorOridathu
Raman
1987
ActorNadodikkattu
Ananthan Nambiar
1987
ActorAdimakal Udamakal
Gopalan
1987
ActorKathakku Pinnil
Kunjipalu a part-owner of Hotel Blue Moon
1987
ActorAkalangalil1986
ActorChilampu1986
ActorEnnennum Kannettante1986
ActorIrakal
Mathews
1986
ActorKunjattakilikal
Ayyappan Nair
1986
ActorMizhineer Poovukal1986
ActorOru Yuga Sandhya1986
ActorPanchagni
Raman
1986
ActorPappan Priyappetta Pappan1986
ActorRithubhedam1986
ActorEnnu Nathante Nimmi
C.I. Chithambaram
1986
ActorRareeram
Dr. Tharakan
1986
ActorAdiverukal
Raghavappanikkar
1986
ActorSanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam
Damodaran
1986
ActorGeetam
Kesava Kurup
1986
ActorEe Kaikalil
Ummachan
1986
ActorNamukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal
Paul Pailokkaran
1986
ActorPoovinnu Puthiya Poonthennal1986
ActorIce Cream
Omanakuttan Nair
1986
ActorGandhinagar 2nd Street
Maya's Father
1986
ActorPoomukhappadiyil Ninneyum Kaathu1986
ActorArappatta Kettiya Graamathil
Viswambharan
1986
ActorAalorungi Arangorungi
Prabhakara Menon
1986
ActorAbhayam Thedi
P.K. Nair
1986
ActorIthile Iniyum Varu
Kaimal
1986
ActorAazhi1985
ActorAkkacheyude Kunjuvava1985
ActorAmbada Njane!
Pappan
1985
ActorAram + Aram = Kinnaram
M.N.Nambiar
1985
ActorKoodum Thedi
Priest
1985
ActorMenicheppu Thurannappol1985
ActorMukhyamanthri1985
ActorOru Kudakeezhil
Kurup
1985
ActorScene No. 71985
ActorVannu Kandu Keezhadakki1985
ActorVasantha Sena
Unnithan
1985
ActorAkalathe Ambili
Kichettan
1985
ActorUpaharam
Divakara Menon
1985
ActorPuli Varunne Puli
'Kuttithanam' Kurup
1985
ActorKanathaya Penkutty
Mathai
1985
ActorEe Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar
Krishna Pillai
1985
ActorYaathra
Jailor
1985
ActorEnte Kanakkuyil
Kuttan Nair
1985
ActorAyanam
Priest
1985
ActorOnningu Vannengil
Pankajaksha Menon
1985
ActorKatha Ithu Vare1985
ActorAnu Bandham
Menon
1985
ActorOduvil Kittiya Vartha1985
ActorThammil Thammil
Menon
1985
ActorEeran Sandhya1985
ActorEe Thanalil Ithiri Neram
Soudamini's Father
1985
ActorAattuvanchi Ulanjappol
Karunakaran Nair
1984
ActorAduthaduthu
Thankappan Pillai
1984
ActorArante Mulla Kochu Mulla
Bhargavan Pillai
1984
ActorEngane Undasane1984
ActorKoottinilamkili
Devasya
1984
ActorNokketha Dhoorathu Kannum Nattu
Alexander, headmaster of a school
1984
ActorOnnanu Nammal
Sethu's Father
1984
ActorOru Kochukatha Aarum Parayatha Katha
Mammukka
1984
ActorPanchavadi Palam
Ishak Tharakan
1984
ActorThirakil Alppam Samayam
Sankaran Nair
1984
ActorUyarangalil
Kurup
1984
ActorAdaminte Variyellu
Purushothaman Nair
1983
ActorAsthi
A factory worker
1983
ActorEnte Mamattikkuttiyammakku
Fr. Joseph Sebastian
1983
ActorOru Swakaryam
Father of Chandran (Venu Nagavally)
1983
ActorPrem Nazirine Kanmanilla
Home Minister
1983
ActorSesham Kazhchayil
Lathika's father
1983
ActorPrasnam Gurutharam
Mohan's Father
1983
ActorLekhayude Maranam: Oru Flashback
V.S. Koruttoor
1983
ActorYavanika
Vakkachan (as Tilakan)
1982
ActorKolangal
Drunk
1981
ActorUlkatal
Rahulan's Father
1978
ActorPeriyar1973
ActorGandharava Kshetram1972
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentGamanam
(playback singer)
1994