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Name
  
Muthukulam Pillai

Role
  
Dramatist

Died
  
1979


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Born
  
Movies
  
Jeevitha Nouka, Ummini Thanka, Vazhve Mayam, Nalla Thanka, Kavyamela

Similar People
  
Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair, T E Vasudevan, Kunchacko, Thoppil Bhasi, S L Puram Sadanandan

Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai (1900–1979) was a Malayalam dramatist, poet, screen play writer and actor. He was born on 1900 in Muthukulam, a small village in Alappuzha District, Kerala, India. Known as the Akshara Guru of Malayalam talkie films, he wrote the screenplay and dialogues of Balan, the first Malayalam talkie and Jeevithanauka, the first box office hit in the Malayalam film industry. He is also the author of about 55 dramas and dozens of film stories and screenplays. In 1968, he acted in Viruthan Shanku, the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema directed by P. Venu. He acted in around 150 Malayalam films and wrote Tataka Parinayam Kathakali. An award named Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai Puraskaram has been instituted by Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai Samraka Samithi in honour of him.

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Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai Wikipedia