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Kamaluddin Majeed

Years active
1981 - present

Saburabi Mohammed

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Full Name
Kamaluddin Mohammed Majeed

28 November 1957 (age 62) (

Film director, screenwriter

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Januse Mohammed Majeed, Hanna Mohammed Majeed

Kerala State Film Award for Best Film


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Kamal (born Kamaluddin Mohammed Majeed) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He is the current Chairman of the Kerala State Film Academy.


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Kamal made his directorial debut with the 1986 film Mizhineerppoovukal. In a career spanning over three decades, Kamal has directed over forty films. His films have won various National Film Awards and Kerala State Film Awards, including films such as Ulladakkam (1991), Mazhayethum Munpe (1995), Madhuranombarakkattu (2000), Meghamalhar (2001), Nammal (2002), Perumazhakkalam (2004), Karutha Pakshikal (2006), and Celluloid (2013).

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Personal life

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Kamal is married to his first cousin Saburabi. They have two children, Jenuse Mohamed and Hanna Mohamed. Jenuse made his debut as film director in 2015 with the Malayalam film 100 Days of Love.


He started his career by writing the film Thraasa, directed by Padiyan in 1981. He also worked as an associate director in the film.

His first film was Mizhineer Pookkal in 1986 and to date, he has directed more than 43 movies, among which are two non-Malayalam movies, one each in Tamil and Hindi. Apart from his role as a director, Kamal has held several administrative posts within the Malayalm film industry. He had previously acted as the general secretary of Malayalam Cine Technicians Association (MACTA) and has been an executive member of the Kerala Chalachitra Academy. He is currently the President of the Kerala Director’s Union (FEFKA).

His works include Unnikale Oru Katha Parayam, Kakkothikavile Appooppan Thadikal, Thoovalsparsham, Ghazal, Ulladakam, Ee Puzhayam Kadannu Azhagiya Ravanan, Mazhayethum Munpe, Meghamalhar, Madhuranombarakaattu, Perumazhakkalam, Karutha Pakshikal, Khaddama and Celluloid. His interest in film-making led him to enroll at the Kalabharathi Film Institute in Thrissur.

Celluloid (2013) is the biopic of J.C Daniel, the father of Malayalam cinema. Smitha at the entertainment site stated that the film is one of the best films made in recent times from Indian cinema.

His upcoming project Aami is a biopic on celebrated poet and author Kamala Surayya.

Awards and nominations

National Film Awards

  • 2013– Best Feature Film in Malayalam for Celluloid
  • 2008– Best Film on Family Welfare for Karutha Pakshikal
  • 2005– Best Film on Other Social Issues for Perumazhakkalam
  • Kerala State Film Award
  • 2013 Best Film for Celluloid
  • 2002 Best Popular Film for Nammal
  • 2001 Second Best Feature Film for Meghamalhar
  • 2001 Best Screen Play for Meghamalhar
  • 2000 Second Best Feature Film for Madhuranombarakkattu
  • 1995 Best Popular Film for Mazhayethum Munpe
  • 1991 Best Director for Ulladakkam
  • References

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