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Full Name
  
T. K. Aravindan

Role
  
Theatre actor

Name
  
Mala Aravindan

Years active
  
1976–2014

Other names
  
Mala (മാള)


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Born
  
15 January 1939 (
1939-01-15
)
Vadavucode, Ernakulam, British India

Residence
  
Kottavathil, Mala, Thrissur, Kerala

Occupation
  
Actor, Tabla percussionist

Died
  
January 28, 2015, Coimbatore

Spouse
  
Geetha Aravindan (m. 1971–2015)

Children
  
Muthu Aravindan, Kala Aravindan

Parents
  
Ayyappan Aravindan, Ponnamma Aravindan

Siblings
  
Prakashan, Ramanathan, Soudamini

Similar People
  
Indrans, Jagathy Sreekumar, P G Viswambharan, Sreenivasan, Sathyan Anthikad

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Mala Aravindan (15 January 1939 – 28 January 2015) was an Indian theatre and film actor. He was best known for his work as a comedian and character artist in Malayalam films. He has acted in over 500 films.

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Early life

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He was born at Vadavucode, Ernakulam district of Kerala state as the eldest son of Thanattu Ayyappan, an Excise department employee and Ponnamma, a school music teacher. Soudamini, late Ramanathan (died in 2004) and Prakashan are his siblings. His father died when he was studying at seventh class. Later when his mother got transferred, his family relocated to Mala in Thrissur district and he started using the place name as a prefix to his name. He had his primary education from St Antony's High School, Mala, where his mother was a music teacher. Seeing his talent in playing Tabla his mother joined him with Cochin Mohammed Ustad, a famous Tabla artist. He joined for Pre University degree in Christ College, Irinjalakuda but dropped out in between to concentrate on his career.

Career

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Aravindan started his career as a Tabla artist. He joined stage plays and started playing Tabla as a background artist. Later, he moved into acting and started acting in professional stage plays of Kottayam National Theaters, Nadakashala, Suryasoma Theatres etc. He continued acting in dramas for 12 years. He has won Kerala State Nataka Academy's Best Actor award for his role in Sooryasoma's play Nidhi. He received State Award in 1978 and 6 other state level awards for the stage play Rasna.

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Aravindan started his film career with the movie Ente Kunju, but the film got never released. His first movie released was Thalirukal in 1967 in which he acted as a mental patient among many. His first full-fledged role was in the 1968 movie Sindhooram, directed by Balakrishnan. But it is the critically acclaimed performance from the movie Tharavu which gave him the actual mileage. Since then he has acted in over 400 films for 33 years and established his own style which became his trademark. During the initial stages of his career, the Mala-Pappu-Jagathy trio was a guaranteed crowd-puller among Malayalam film audiences.His last film was Noolppaalam which is yet to be released. He was the president of the AMMA, the association of Malayalam film artistes.

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Mala was well known for his different acting techniques which included gestures, vocal variations and his unique laughing style. He was a jovial person who could shoot jokes at any situations. In one interview, Mala remembers once a random guy came to him and asked to tell some jokes. during the 1980s, Mala was a really busy artist since he was part of most of the movies doing various comedy roles. He also sang the popular song "neeyarinjo melemanathu" along with Mohanlal in the 1985 movie Kandu Kandarinju. His memorable characters are from movies Bhoothakannadi, Sallapam, Thaaravu, Mimics Parade, Kanmadam, Joker, Meesha Madhavan etc. In the late 90's, when the Mimicry trend took over Malayalam Cinema, there were movies like Moonu Kodiyum Munnooru Pavanum, Mimics Super 1000 which featured full-fledged Spoof characters imitating Mala Aravindan by various mimicry Artists. Mala was a great fan of actor Nagesh and his acting style was greatly influenced by Nagesh.

Personal life

Aravindan was married to Anna, on 1971, after 5 years of love relationship, who is a Christian, later changed her name as Geetha without converting religion. The couple have two children, Kishore (Muthu) and Kala. Kishore is married to Deepthi and they have a son Vedavyasan. Kala is married to Surendran and they have two children Devi and Vishnu.

Death

Mala Aravindan was admitted to Kovai Medical Centre Hospital in Coimbatore on 19 January 2015, following a massive heart attack and was shifted to the ICU on 24 January, where he was diagnosed as having diffused block. He was on ventilator support. The actor had earlier undergone an angiogram after being hospitalized. He died on 28 January 2015 at 6:30 AM, just five days short of his 44th wedding anniversary He was 76. He is survived by his wife, children, children-in-law and grandchildren.

Awards

  • 2013 : Kerala Film Critics Association Awards - Chalachitra Prathiba Puraskar
  • Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademi Award for Best Actor - Nidhi (Suryasoma Theatres)
  • Filmography

    Actor
    2016
    Noolpalam
    2015
    Kukkiliyar
    2014
    Lal Bahadur & Shastri as
    C. P. Damodharan
    2014
    Masala Republic as
    Vareeth chettan
    2013
    Punyalan Agarbattis as
    Ayyappan
    2013
    God for Sale as
    Velayudhan
    2013
    August Club as
    Lazar
    2012
    Prabhuvinte Makkal
    2012
    Thappana as
    Keshavan
    2011
    Priyappetta Nattukare
    2010
    Cheriya Kallanum Valiya Policum
    2010
    Swantham Bharya Zindabad
    2010
    Yakshiyum Njanum as
    Valmiki
    2010
    9 KK Road as
    Mathukkutty
    2010
    T.D. Dasan Std: VI. B as
    Balan Master
    2010
    Senior Mandrake as
    Maniyan Vaidyan
    2009
    Dr. Patient
    2009
    Kappalu Muthalali as
    Astrologer
    2009
    Rahasya Police as
    Payyarathu Pushpangadan
    2009
    Paribhavam
    2009
    Venalmaram
    2008
    Dae! Ingottu nokkiye... as
    Cleetus
    2008
    Mulla
    2008
    Positive
    2008
    Twenty:20 as
    Kurup
    2008
    Maya Bazar as
    Kumaran Kutty
    2008
    Chithrasalabhangalude Veedu
    2008
    Mizhikal Sakshi as
    Kadarukutty Musaliar
    2007
    Panthaya Kozhi as
    Chakrapani
    2006
    Oruvan as
    Velayudhan
    2006
    Moonnamathoral
    2005
    Ponmudipuzhayorathu as
    Thankappan
    2005
    Chanthupottu as
    Kanaran
    2004
    Panchajannyam
    2004
    Rasikan
    2004
    Perumazhakkalam as
    Kunjikkannan
    2004
    Njaan Salperu Raman Kutty as
    Qadir
    2004
    Sethurama Iyer CBI as
    Kuzhivettu Mathayi
    2003
    Chitrakoodam as
    Shankaran Thattan
    2003
    Kaliyodam
    2003
    Mullavalliyum Thenmavum as
    Gopalan Nair
    2003
    Varum Varunnu Vannu as
    Servent
    2003
    Pattalam as
    Gopalan
    2002
    Aala
    2002
    Desam
    2002
    Ee Bhargavi Nilayam
    2002
    Jagathi Jagathish in Town as
    Bhaskaran
    2002
    Kakkinakshathram as
    Sreedharan
    2002
    Kattuchembakam as
    Kattumooppan
    2002
    Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan as
    Mooppan
    2002
    Puthooramputhri Unniyarcha as
    Paanan
    2002
    Snehadooth as
    Veeramani
    2002
    Suvarna Mohangal
    2002
    Swapnahalliyil Orunal as
    Manikkam
    2002
    Valkannadi as
    Unnithiri Vaidyar
    2002
    Nandanam as
    Sankaran Moosari
    2002
    Meesha Madhavan as
    Mullani Pappan
    2001
    Chithrathoonukal as
    Neelalohithan
    2001
    Ennum Sambavamiyuge Yuge
    2001
    Andolanam
    2001
    Bhadra as
    Pilla
    2001
    Pranayakalathu
    2000
    Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal as
    Sankaran Kutty
    2000
    Madhuranombarakattu as
    Abdulla
    2000
    Mark Antony
    2000
    Varnnakazhchakal
    2000
    Joker
    1999
    Charlie Chaplin
    1999
    Aayiram Meni as
    Shankaran
    1998
    Kulirkattu
    1998
    Magician Mahendralal from Delhi as
    Velayudhan
    1998
    Manthri Kochamma as
    Maya's Father
    1998
    Manthri Maalikayil Manasammatham
    1998
    Rektha Sakshikal Zindabad
    1998
    Thattakam
    1998
    Thirakalkkappuram
    1998
    Harthal as
    Maathan
    1998
    Kanmadam as
    Swami Velayudhan
    1997
    Ancharakalyanam as
    Gopalakrishnan
    1997
    Anubhoothi as
    Thankappan
    1997
    Arjunan Pillayum Anchu Makkalum as
    Parameshwaran
    1997
    Ekkareyanente Manasam as
    Padmini's Husband
    1997
    Five Star Hospital
    1997
    Hitler Brothers as
    Ramankutty
    1997
    Kaduva Thomas as
    D'Cruz
    1997
    Kaliyoonjal as
    Paraman
    1997
    Kalyana Unnikal as
    Cleopatra Nanappan
    1997
    Kudamattom
    1997
    Poomarathanalil as
    Ambujakshan
    1997
    Sammanam as
    Ramashan
    1997
    Sankeerthanampole as
    Varkky
    1997
    Sobhanam as
    Kalluparamban
    1997
    Junior Mandrake
    1997
    Gajaraja Manthram
    1996
    Dominic Presentation as
    Father Joseph Medayil
    1996
    Excuse Me Ethu Collegila
    1996
    Harbour
    1996
    King Solomon as
    Avarachan
    1996
    Kinnam Katta Kallan
    1996
    KL 7/95 Ernakulam North as
    Sankarankutty Aashaan
    1996
    Saamoohyapadom
    1996
    Sallapam as
    Kunjukuttan
    1996
    Sathyabhamakkoru Premalekhanam
    1995
    Agnidevan as
    Mahout
    1995
    Chaitanyam as
    Krishnankutty
    1995
    Keerthanam as
    Pushkaran
    1995
    Kidilol Kidilam as
    Easho
    1995
    Kokkarakko
    1995
    Mazhavilkoodaram as
    Subair's Father
    1995
    Mimics Action 500 as
    Kurup
    1995
    Punnaram
    1995
    Puthukkottayile Puthumanavalan as
    Varkey
    1995
    Special Squad as
    Kochaugusty
    1995
    Oru Abhibhashakante Case Diary as
    Kuttan
    1994
    Kadal
    1994
    Kambolam as
    Kottayam Kochaappi
    1994
    Manathe Kottaram
    1994
    Pingami as
    Velichappadu
    1994
    Poochakkaru Mani Kettum as
    Venukuttan
    1994
    Vadhu Doctoranu as
    Chinnappan
    1994
    Varafalam as
    Advocate Arunkumar
    1994
    Varana Malyam as
    Professor Mathai
    1993
    Addeham Enna Iddeham
    1993
    City Police
    1993
    Customs Diary as
    Skariachan
    1993
    Dollar as
    Vettukili Damodaran the insurance agent
    1993
    Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha
    1993
    Koushalam as
    Priest
    1993
    Ponnu Chami
    1993
    Sowbhagyam as
    Karunan
    1993
    Vakkeel Vasudev as
    Narayanan
    1993
    Venkalam as
    Ayyappan
    1993
    Sarovaram
    1993
    Aagneyam as
    Sukumaran Pillai
    1993
    Jackpot as
    Doctor
    1993
    Pravachakan as
    Velandi
    1992
    Annu Good Friday
    1992
    Ayalathe Addeham as
    Selvam
    1992
    Congratulations Miss Anitha Menon as
    Achuthan
    1992
    Ente Ponnu Thampuran as
    Ravunni
    1992
    Ente Tuition Teacher
    1992
    Ezhara Ponnana as
    Anthappan
    1992
    First Bell as
    Gopalan
    1992
    Kallan Kappalil Thanne as
    Appunni Mash
    1992
    Kasargode Khadarbhai as
    Mammootty
    1992
    Maanthrika Cheppu as
    Balagopalan Nair
    1992
    Manyanmaar
    1992
    Neelakurukkan as
    Principal
    1992
    Simhadhwani
    1992
    Utsava Melam
    1992
    Welcome to Kodaikanal as
    Eradi
    1992
    Valayam as
    Divakaran
    1992
    Kizhakkan Pathrose
    1992
    Mr & Mrs
    1991
    Aadhyamayi
    1991
    Agni Nilavu
    1991
    Apoorvam Chilar as
    Mathukutty
    1991
    Bhoomika as
    Rappayi
    1991
    Daivasahayam Lucky Centre as
    Vaasu
    1991
    Ganamela as
    Appukuttan
    1991
    Kadinjool Kalyanam
    1991
    Kalamorukkam as
    Rappai
    1991
    Kalari
    1991
    Keli as
    Commentator
    1991
    Kizhakkunarum Pakshi
    1991
    Mahassar as
    Shivadasan
    1991
    Mimics Parade as
    Mammootty
    1991
    Mookkillarajyathu as
    Ameen
    1991
    Uncle Bun as
    Mathai
    1991
    Neelagiri as
    Chackochan
    1991
    Sandesham as
    Anandan
    1991
    Amina Tailors as
    Jabbar
    1991
    Georgekutty C/O Georgekutty as
    Fake Income Tax Officer
    1990
    Aaram Vardil Aabhayandhara Kalakam
    1990
    Enquiry
    1990
    May Dinam as
    Coach Warrier
    1990
    Mukham as
    Agasthy
    1990
    Paadatha Veenayum Paadum
    1990
    Veena Meettiya Vilangukal
    1990
    Ponnaranjanam as
    Ayyappan
    1990
    Kottayam Kunjachan as
    Anthru
    1989
    Aayiram Chirakulla Moham
    1989
    Ammavanu Pattiya Amali as
    Thomson
    1989
    Annakutty Kodambakkam Vilikkunnu as
    Father Madukkakuzhi
    1989
    Jeevitham Oru Raagam as
    Koran Kozhijanpara
    1989
    Kandathum Kettathum as
    Sadanandan
    1989
    Pooram
    1989
    Prabhatham Chuvanna Theruvil
    1989
    Pradeshika Vaarthakal
    1989
    Puthiya Karukkal as
    Rajappan
    1989
    Ulsavapittennu as
    Postman
    1989
    Mahayanam as
    Govindankutty
    1989
    Carnival
    1989
    Mudra as
    Juvenile Home Cook
    1989
    Khel Jeewan Ki
    1988
    Athirtikal as
    Velayudhan
    1988
    Innalayude Baaki as
    Sankunni
    1988
    Janmandharam as
    Karunan
    1988
    Loose Loose Arappiri Loose as
    Mala
    1988
    Moonnam Mura as
    Bus Driver
    1988
    Onninu Purake Mattonnu as
    Appu
    1988
    Paadha Mudhra
    1988
    Unnikrishnante Adyathe Christmas as
    Swamy
    1988
    Sanghnadam as
    Danger Thankapan
    1988
    Pattanapravesam as
    Damu
    1987
    Agni Muhurtham
    1987
    Ivare Sookshikkuka
    1987
    Kottum Kuravayum
    1987
    Manja Manthrangal as
    Raghavan
    1987
    Neeyethra Dhanya as
    Esthappan
    1987
    Nirabhedhangal as
    Krishan
    1987
    Swargam
    1987
    Kalam Mari Katha Mari as
    Koya
    1987
    Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku
    1986
    Akalangalil
    1986
    Atham Chitira Chothy as
    Pushkaran
    1986
    Ente Entethu Mathram
    1986
    Ithra Maathram as
    Augustine
    1986
    Katturumbinum Kathu Kuthu as
    Johnny
    1986
    Kunjattakilikal as
    Panikkar
    1986
    Love Story as
    Krishnankutty
    1986
    Naale Njangalude Vivahum
    1986
    Ninnishtam Ennishtam as
    Chakrapani
    1986
    Oppam Oppathinoppam as
    Neelandan
    1986
    Oru Yuga Sandhya
    1986
    Pappan Priyappetta Pappan
    1986
    Ponnum Kudthinu Pottu as
    Ayyappan
    1986
    Revathikkoru Pavakkutty as
    Vaidyar Rarichan Nair
    1986
    Ennu Nathante Nimmi as
    Rosario
    1986
    Rareeram as
    Aravindakshan Nair
    1986
    Aval Kathirunnu Avanum
    1986
    Padayani as
    Blade Ramu
    1986
    Geetam as
    Bose
    1986
    Nyayavidhi as
    Mathunni
    1986
    Ice Cream as
    Worker
    1986
    Moonnu Masangalkku Munpu
    1986
    Adukkan Entheluppam as
    Markose
    1986
    Snehamulla Simham as
    Kuttan
    1986
    Prathyekam Sradhikuka as
    Veerabhadran the brother of Nirmala
    1986
    Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku as
    Panikkar
    1986
    Aalorungi Arangorungi as
    Mathunni / Chakkunni
    1986
    Shyama as
    Appukuttan
    1985
    Akkacheyude Kunjuvava
    1985
    Akkare Ninnoru Maran as
    Raghavan
    1985
    Black Mail as
    Manikyam
    1985
    Orikkal Oridathu as
    Shivan Pillai, a peon at the college
    1985
    Oru Kudakeezhil as
    Pushpangathan
    1985
    Premale Lekhanam as
    Kunjan
    1985
    Sannaham as
    Neelakandan
    1985
    Santham Bheekaram
    1985
    Scene No. 7
    1985
    Shatru as
    Thamarakshan / Kottada Vasu
    1985
    Vellarikka Pattanam
    1985
    Akalathe Ambili
    1985
    Kandu Kandarinju as
    Kittan
    1985
    Upaharam as
    Sundaresan
    1985
    Vilichu Vilikettu as
    Jacob
    1985
    Koodum Thedi as
    Vasu
    1985
    Oru Nokku Kanan as
    Vidyadharan
    1985
    Manya Mahajanangale as
    Onthu Keshavan
    1985
    Makan Ente Makan as
    Vasudevan
    1984
    Aduthaduthu as
    Kariyachan
    1984
    Amme Narayana as
    Kuttan Namboothiri
    1984
    Anithichuvappu
    1984
    Ente Gramam
    1984
    Ethirppukal as
    Ayyappan
    1984
    Itha Innu Muthal as
    L. L. L. Pachu Pillai
    1984
    Jeevitham as
    Kahder
    1984
    Kadamattachan as
    Ithappiri
    1984
    Kaliyil Alpam Karyam
    1984
    Karimbu
    1984
    Koottinilamkili as
    Govinda Pillai
    1984
    Manithali as
    Man Servant
    1984
    N.H. 47 as
    P. C . Velu Pilla
    1984
    Poochakkoru Mookkuthi as
    'Shakthi' Raghavan Pillai
    1984
    Sandhyakenthinu Sindooram
    1984
    Shree Krishnaparanthu as
    Shankushar
    1984
    Swandam Sharika
    1984
    Thathamme Poocha Poocha as
    Balaraman
    1984
    Theere Pratheekshikkathe as
    Karunan
    1984
    Thirakil Alppam Samayam as
    Paramu
    1984
    Vanitha Police
    1984
    Velicham Illatha Veedhi
    1984
    Vepraalam as
    Jolly John
    1984
    Paavam Krooran as
    Madhulan
    1983
    Aana as
    Thomas
    1983
    Belt Mathai as
    Kuttan Pillai
    1983
    Coolie as
    Thief
    1983
    Ee Yugam
    1983
    Justice Raja as
    Kuttappan
    1983
    Kinnaram
    1983
    Kolakomban
    1983
    Maniyara as
    Moitheenkutty
    1983
    Nizhal Moodiya Nirangal as
    Kuruppachan
    1983
    Oru Mukham Pala Mukham
    1983
    Pourasham as
    Tomy
    1983
    Rathilayam as
    Constable Lonappan
    1983
    Thavalam as
    Vaasu
    1983
    Theeram Thedunna Thira as
    Sekhara Pilla
    1982
    Enthino Pookunna Pookal as
    Pillai
    1982
    Ethiralikal as
    Pareed
    1982
    Kakka
    1982
    Maruppacha as
    Professor Malavya
    1982
    Mazhanilavu as
    Mathukutty
    1982
    Mylanji as
    Moosa
    1982
    Oru Vilippadakale
    1982
    Pooviriyum Pulari
    1982
    Sree Ayyappanum Vavarum
    1982
    Komaran
    1981
    Aarathi as
    Damu
    1981
    Arayannam as
    Antony
    1981
    Avathaaram as
    Parasahayam Thankappan
    1981
    Dwandha Yudham
    1981
    Greeshma Jwala as
    Nair
    1981
    Itha Oru Dhikkari as
    Kumar
    1981
    Raktham as
    Kuttappan
    1981
    Sambhavam
    1981
    Thaaravu as
    Thanki
    1981
    Thakilu Kottampuram as
    Vasu
    1981
    Vayal as
    Naanu Nair
    1981
    Sphodanam
    1981
    Thadavara as
    Karnan
    1981
    Ariyappedatha Rahasyam as
    Bobby
    1980
    Adhikaram as
    Appukkuttan
    1980
    Akalangalil Abhayam
    1980
    Arangum Aniyarayum as
    Ananthan
    1980
    Chora Chuvanna Chora as
    Shiva Naanu
    1980
    Daaliya Pookkal
    1980
    Edanthottam as
    Rajappan
    1980
    Kaaval Maadam as
    Rappai
    1980
    Muthichippikal as
    Sadashivan
    1980
    Thaliritta Kinakkal
    1980
    Deepam as
    Subrahmanyam
    1980
    Chaakara as
    Kuchu Pillai
    1979
    Aavesham as
    Thirumeni
    1979
    Agni Parvatham as
    P. C. Mathai
    1979
    Agni Vyooham
    1979
    Angakkuri
    1979
    Ival Oru Naadody
    1979
    Kannukal as
    Kuruppu
    1979
    Nakshathrangale Sakshi
    1978
    Asthamayam
    1978
    Madhurikkunna Rathri
    1978
    Samayamayilla Polum
    1976
    Madhuram Thirumadhuram
    1976
    Sindhooram
    1970
    Madhuvidhu
    1969
    Olavum Theeravum
    1968
    Thokkukal Katha Parayunnu
    1967
    Paathira Pattu
    1967
    Thalirukal
    Music Department
    1985
    Kandu Kandarinju (playback singer)

    References

    Mala Aravindan Wikipedia