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Title: Vijayakrishnan  
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Subject: Dalamarmarangal, List of people from Thiruvananthapuram, Pranayam, Swayamvaram, Vikram (actor)
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Born (1952-11-05) 5 November 1952
Thiruvananthapuram, India
Occupation Film director, writer, film critic, film historian
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Asha S.P (1985–present )
Website [6]

Vijayakrishnan was born in 1952 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He is a well-known film critic as well as a film director who also writes stories and movie reviews. Vijayakrishnan has received eight State Awards, one National Award, and two Critics Awards, among many others. Vijayakrishnan is a well known film historian in India.

Vijayakrishnan was a member of the Kerala State Film Award Committee and the Indian Panorama Selection Committee for Filmotsav 1986. At present he is a member of the Indian Central Board for Film Certification, Director Board Member of Kerala State Film Development Corporation and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. He is also a member of Board of Studies in Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University.


  • Awards 1
  • Books 2
  • Filmography 3
  • External links 4


Year Award Category Nominated Work
1982 National Film Awards Best Book on Cinema Chalachitra Sameeksha
1984 Kerala State Film Award Best Book on Cinema Chalachitrathinte Porul
1985 Kerala State Film Award Best Book on Cinema Marunna Prathichhayakal
1986 Kerala State Film Award Best Book on Cinema Karuppum Veluppum Varnangalum
1989 Film Critics Award Best Children's Film Kamandalu
1991 Kerala State Film Award Best Book on Cinema Kaalathil Kothiya Silpangal
1991 Kerala State Award Best TV Programme for Children Oridathorikal
1992 Kerala State TV Awards Special Jury Award Kathasamgamom
1995 Rotary Award Outstanding Contribution in Literature '
1995 Nana Miniscreen Award Best Director of TV Serial '
1995 State Children's Literature Institute Award Best Children's Novel Bhoothathan Kunnu
1998 Challenge Foundation Award Best TV Serial Director '
1998 State TV Awards Special Jury Award Pattolaponnu
1998 Madhyama Patana Kendram Awards Second Best Serial Pattolaponnu
2000 Thirumanas Award Total Contribution for TV Medium '
2000 Soma Award Special Jury Award Tharattu
2000 Mayoora Award Outstanding Contribution for TV '
2000 Solar Award Outstanding Contribution for TV '
2005 Kerala State Film Award Best Article on Cinema Classicukal comalinadakangalakunnathu
2011 Kozhikkodan Award Best Book on Cinema Tirakatayum Cinemayum
2012 Kerala State TV Awards Best Anchor for Education Program Chitrasala
2013 Kerala State Film Award Best Book on Cinema Indian Cinemayude 100 Varshangal
2014 Atlas TV Critics Award Best Documentary Director Indian Cinema @ 100
2015 Vayalar Rama Varma Samskarika Vedi Awards Best Television Program Aayiram Paadasarangal


3.Brahmapurathekkulla vandi
4.Mruthyuvinte mukham
5.Thamasinte kannukal
7.Naalamathe salabanjika
8.Chirukantanum yakshirmarum
10.Shakespearum meenkariyum
11.Vijayakrishnante laghunovelukal
12.Kizhavanmarthandante Kuthira
14.Paloramathayude Pasu

On film:-
15.Kaalathil kothiya silpangal
16.Nerinu nere pidicha kannadi
17.Malayala cinemayude katha
18.Karuppum veluppum varnangalum
19.Marunna prathichhayakal
21.Chalachitrathinte porul
23.Satyajit rayyude lokam
24.Malayala cinema
25.Chalachitravum yatharthyavum
26.Viswothara thirakkathakal
27.Malayala cinemayile madhavam
28.Malayala cinemayile mathru sannidhyam
30.Marakkanavatha malayala cinemakal
32.Thirakkathayum Cinemayum
33.Luis Buñuel
34.Indian Cinemayude 100 Varshangal
35.Hollywood muthal Kim-ki-duk vare
36.Indian Cinema : 101 varshangal 101 Chitrangal

Literary criticism:-
37.Iruttil urangathirikkunna oral

Children's literature:-
39.Boothathan kunnu


Year Title Category Notes
1986 Nidhiyude Katha Feature film
1987 Padmanabhapuram Palace Documentary
1988 Oru Maram Pala Thamasakkar Documentary
1988 Mahabali Documentary
1989 Kamandalu Children's film
1990 Arivinte Vazhi Documentary
1990 Ganasudha Documentary
1990 Oridathorikkal TV serial
1992 Sivamahimayude Raatri Tele film
1992 Kathasamgamom TV serial
1993 Perunnal Varunnu Tele film
1993 Nikshepam Tele film
1994 Thoolikayum Camerayum Documentary
1994 Anaathar,Sanaathar Tele film
1994 Gana Tharangini Documentary
1994 Prayaschitham Tele film
1994 Manthrikante Pravu Children's film
1994 Alambum Tele film
1994 Virunninu Mumpu Tele film
1994 Ullathu paranjal uriyu...... Tele film
1994 Varnachirakukal Tele film
1994 Thudakkam Tele film
1994 Rithubhedangal Tele film
1995 Chamayam TV serial
1995 Malathi Menon Tele film
1996 Mayoora Nritam Feature film
1996 Take 4 OK TV serial
1998 Mookkuthiyum Manchadiyum TV serial
1998 Pattola Ponnu TV serial
1999 Preyasi TV serial
1999 Thooval Kireedom TV serial
1999 Onnam thumbiyam onathampuranum Tele film
1999 Pisachinte Kuppayam Tele film
2000 Panthirukulam TV serial
2000 Tharattu TV serial
2001 Kudumbavilakku TV serial
2001 Agnikireedom TV serial
2002 Vijanaveethi TV serial
2002 Ramayanam Tele film
2004 Keralam Vaana Rajavamsangal Documentary
2004 Pranayam TV serial
2005 Thakazhi Documentary
2005 Illam nira vallam nira Tele film
2005 Kudumbasametham TV serial
2005 Nakshathrakannukal Tele film
2006 Vazhanoolmala Tele film
2006 Sivakamikkunnile Nakshatrangal Tele film
2009 Dalamarmarangal Feature film
2011 Umma Feature film
2013-14 Indian Cinemayude 100 Varshangal TV Program
2014-15 Aayiram Paadasarangal TV Program

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