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Years active  1940–1973
Parents  Shankara Pillai
Died  June 12, 1985
Role  Film actor
Name  S. Pillai

S. P. Pillai SP Pillai Malayalam Actor Biography Profile and Films

Full Name  Pankajakshan Pillai
Born  1913Ettumanoor, Travancore, British India
Awards  Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor
Movies  Chemmeen, Bharya, Kuttyedathi, Nalla Thanka, Jeevitha Nouka
Similar People  Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair, Kunchacko, Thoppil Bhasi, S L Puram Sadanandan, Ramu Kariat

S P Pillai Comedy Scene || Nazhikakallu

S. P. Pillai (1913 – 12 June 1985) was an Indian film and stage actor, best known for his comic roles in Malayalam films.


S. P. Pillai Shobana SP Pillai was a very serious person at home YouTube

Bahadoor and S P Pillai Comedy Scene || Nazhikakallu


S. P. Pillai GK Pillai 58 active years as an Actor in Malayalam movies OLD

S. Pankajakshan Pillai was born in 1913 in the temple town of Ettumanoor in Kottayam district. His father Shankara Pillai, was a police constable. Pillai lost his parents at a young age itself. He could not get basic education but obtained training in Ottan Thullal from Kalamandalam for a few years. He started his career as a supporting actor in stage plays. His first film, Appan Thamburan's Bhootharayar, did not release. His first released film was Jnanambika (1940). He was shot to fame as a comedy actor after the superhit film Nalla Thanka (1951). He did notable roles in more than 300 films, including Snehaseema, Nayaru pidichapulivalu, Chemmen, Bharya, Vidarunna and Mottukal. He played the role of Paananar in almost all the Vadakkan Pattu films of Udaya. He has even sung the song Vayaranu Nammalkku Daivam for the movie Thaskaraveeran, in 1957. Sanchari (1981) was his last film. He won the Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor for his performance in Taxi Driver. He died on 12 June 1985. Actress Manju Pillai is his granddaughter.


S. P. Pillai A chat with Shobana daughter of SP Pillai Part 1 YouTube

Kerala State Film Awards:

  • Second Best Actor – 1977 – Taxi Driver
  • He was also honoured with the Kalaratnam Award by the Travancore Devaswom Board
  • Mayoora Award.
  • As a singer

  • Vayaranu Nammalkku Daivam ... Thaskaraveeran 1957
  • References

    S. P. Pillai Wikipedia

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