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Nedumudi Venu

Kesavan Venu Gopal, known popularly by his stage name Nedumudi Venu, is an Indian actor writer and director.He is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors in Indian cinema Venu was born as Venugopal to P. K. Kesavan Nair-a school master- and P. Kunjikkuttiyamma in Nedumudi, Alappuzha as the youngest of their five children. He has four elder brothers. He had his primary education from N S S Higher Secondary School, Nedumudi, and St. Mary's Higher Secondary School,Champakulam. He was involved in art and music since his academic period. After graduating from Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha, he worked as a journalist in Kalakaumudi and as a teacher in a tutorial institute. Venu was living in Thiruvananthapuram when he made friends with the likes of Aravindan, Padmarajan, and Bharath Gopi. This ultimately paved way for his film career. He is a talented Mridangam player. Venu started his career in theater and went on to act in films. He was a member of Kavalam Narayana Panicker's dramas. He debuted in the film Thambu (1978) by director G. Aravindan. His acting skills were showcased in the Bharathan film Aaravam. Padmarajan's Oridathoru Phayalwan and Kallan Pavithran set a milestone for him. It marked his start in karanavar (head of the family) roles, which included most of his memorable performances. Venu also wrote scripts for movies. He wrote the stories for the films Kattathe Kilikkoodu, Theertham, Sruthi, Ambada Njane, Oru Katha Oru Nunnakkatha, Savidham, and Angane Oru Avadhikkalathu. He also tried his hand in direction with Pooram. He has also acted in a few Tamil films with director Shankar, such as Kamal Hasan's Indian and Vikram's Anniyan. Venu has also acted in some television serials. He acted in NFDC film Parinamam (The Change), directed by P. Venu that won the best screenplay award at the Ashdod International Film Festival held in Israel. He won the Best Actor award for his role in Saira at the Zimbabwe International Film Festival which concluded in September 2007; Saira was the only film from India to be included in the festival. The committee mentioned that he acted compellingly and convincingly in his portrayal of a man caught between secularism and fundamentalism.


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Born:
May 22, 1948 In Alleppey, Travancore
Movie/TV Credits:
307
First Appeared:
In the movie Indian 2
Latest Project:
Movie Kanchana 3 2019-04-19
Known For
Poster of Indian 2

Nedumudi Venu Movies Filmography

Movie
Indian 2
2021
Movie
Panthu
2019-01-25
Movie
Madura Raja
Madhavan Nair 2019-04-12
Movie
Kanchana 3
Kaali’s father 2019-04-19
Movie
Sarvam Thaala Mayam
Vembu Iyer 2019-02-01
Movie
Vaarikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam
2019-02-22
Movie
Khaleefa
2018-03-02
Movie
DiwanjiMoola Grand Prix
2018-01-05
Movie
Daivame Kaithozham K.Kumar Akanam
God 2018-01-12
Movie
Carbon
Basheer 2018-01-19
Movie
Thattumpurath Achuthan
Avhuthan's Father 2018-12-22
Movie
Kammara Sambhavam
Selvan Moopan 2018-04-14
Movie
Joseph
2018-11-16
Movie
Oru Kuttanadan Blog
Vasudeva Kaimal 2018-09-14
Movie
Oru Kuprasidha Payyan
Adv. Santhosh Narayan 2018-11-09
Movie
Johny Johny Yes Appa
2018-10-26
Movie
Pokkiri Simon
2017-09-22
Movie
Oru Visheshapetta Biriyani Kissa
Krishnan Nair 2017-08-24
Movie
Avarude Raavukal
Scobo Jhons 2017-06-23
Movie
Udaharanam Sujatha
George Paul 2017-09-28
Movie
Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu
2016-12-02
Movie
Ishti
Ramavikraman Namboodiri 2016-11-21
Movie
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho
Appooppan 2016-09-09
Movie
Oppam
Justice Krishnamoorthy 2016-09-08
Movie
Once Again
Pappu Pilla 2016-08-18
Movie
Kadhantharam
Rajaram 2016-01-22
Movie
Pavada
Pillai 2016-01-15
Movie
Oru Second Class Yathra
Narayanan 2015-05-08
Movie
Rasam
Valliyottu Thirumeni 2015-01-23
Movie
Alif
Kunjammadu Sahib 2015-02-27
Movie
Nirnayakam
Vasu Kuttan 2015-06-05
Movie
Rudra Simhasanam
Shivathanu 2015-07-31
Movie
Charlie
Kunjappan 2015-12-24
Movie
Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi
CKAK Menon 2015-10-16
Movie
Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal
Chief Editor 2015-11-01
Movie
Gamer
Gamer 2014-04-04
Movie
Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal
Kuriachen 2014-05-01
Movie
To Noora with Love
2014-05-01
Movie
Law Point
Ramakrishnan 2014-05-02
Movie
Munnariyippu
Rama Moorthy 2014-08-22
Movie
Sapthamashree Thaskaraha
Nobilettan 2014-09-06
Movie
Villali Veeran
Damodharji 2014-09-06
Movie
Homely Meals
Father Dixon 2014-10-03
Movie
Ottamandaram
2014-11-14
Movie
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Bahadur 2014-11-21
Movie
Names Unknown
Work Shop Master 2014-12-19
Movie
Aamayum Muyalum
Kashi 2014-12-19
Movie
Celluloid
Subramaniam 2013-02-14
Movie
Immanuel
Jabbar 2013-04-04
Movie
Money Back Policy
Onachan 2013-06-21
Movie
Sound Thoma
Manikunju 2013-04-04
Movie
Memories
Father John 2013-08-08
Movie
Tourist Home
2013-07-05
Movie
Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty
Thomas 2013-08-07
Movie
Nadodimannan
Thiruvithamkodu Thirumanassu 2013-10-18
Movie
Sringaravelan
Radha's Grand father 2013-09-14
Movie
North 24 Kaatham
Gopalettan 2013-09-14
Movie
Puthiya Theerangal
K.P./ Advocate Immanuel / Kurian Paulose / Kumara Panickker 2012-09-26
Movie
Thiruvambadi Thamban
Kunjoonju 2012-05-25
Movie
Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam
Panchayat president 2012-09-14
Movie
Achante Aanmakkal
Madhava Menon 2012-03-02
Movie
The King & The Commissioner
Dr. E.K.Sudharshan 2012-03-21
Movie
Mayamohini
Sankaran Potti 2012-04-07
Movie
Unnam
Murugan 2012-02-10
Movie
Hero
Thankachan, Antony's father 2012-05-25
Movie
Vadhiyar
2012-06-08
Movie
Akashathinte Niram
Old Man 2012-07-20
Movie
Graamam
Govindankutty Maashu 2012-08-10
Movie
Friday
Purushothaman 2012-08-18
Movie
Mr. Marumakan
Rajagopalan Thampy 2012-08-18
Movie
Arjunan Saakshi
2011-01-27
Movie
Living Together
Vasudevan Kartha 2011-02-19
Movie
August 15
V. G. Sadasivan 2011-03-24
Movie
Manikyakallu
Head master 2011-05-05
Movie
Adaminte Makan Abu
Govindan Master 2011-06-24
Movie
Violin
Doctor 2011-07-01
Movie
Collector
2011-07-14
Movie
Memories Alone
2011-07-29
Movie
Arabeem Ottakom P. Madhavan Nayarum in Oru Marubhoomi Kadha
Thoma 2011-12-16
Movie
Teja Bhai and Family
2011-08-30
Movie
Pokkiri Raja
Madhavan Nair 2010-05-07
Movie
Best Actor
Denver Aashan 2010-01-01
Movie
Punyam Aham
Kaarackal Easwaran Namboodiri 2010-01-22
Movie
In Ghost House Inn
Father Dominic 2010-03-25
Movie
Oru Naal Varum
Havildar Vasudevan 2010-07-09
Movie
Alexander The Great
Dr. Korah 2010-05-07
Movie
Malarvaadi Arts Club
Kumaran 2010-07-16
Movie
Pathinonnil Vyazham
2010-11-12
Movie
Elsamma Enna Aankutty
Kunnel Pappan 2010-09-09
Movie
Sakudumbam Shyamala
Shekaran IAS 2010-07-23
Movie
Keralotsavam Mission 2009
Padmanabhan Embranthiri 2009-12-17
Movie
Bhoomi Malayalam
2009-05-01
Movie
Love in Singapore
Andrews Perreira 2009-01-23
Movie
Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded
Chief Minister of Kerala 2009-03-26
Movie
Bhagyadevatha
Sadanadan Pillai 2009-03-31
Movie
Banaras
2009-04-07
Movie
Swa Le
Palazhi Sivasankarappilla 2009-10-29
Movie
Passenger
Driver Nair 2009-05-07
Movie
Puthiya Mugham
Kichan's father 2009-07-23
Movie
Decent Parties
2009-09-02
Movie
Kana Kanmani
Iyer 2009-09-04
Movie
Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja
Moopan 2009-10-16
Movie
Ivar Vivahitharayal...?
Freddy Uncle 2009-06-12
Movie
Dae! Ingottu Nokkiye...
2008-04-17
Movie
A Climate for Crime
Maathu 2008-02-15
Movie
Poi Solla Porom
K.R.Sathyanathan 2008-09-12
Movie
Thavalam
Panikker 2008-11-08
Movie
Silambattam
Vichu's Grandfather 2008-12-18
Movie
Pakal Nakshatrangal
2008-11-28
Movie
Four Women
2007-11-02
Movie
Nivedyam
2007-09-01
Movie
Arabikkatha
"Society" Gopalan 2007-07-15
Movie
Khaki
2007-05-22
Movie
Vinodayathra
John Matthew 2007-04-05
Movie
Kaiyoppu
C.P. Vasudevan 2007-01-26
Movie
Changathipoocha
Sreedharan Nair 2007-01-19
Movie
Prajapathi
Kaliyarmadom Kunjambu Nair 2006-06-15
Movie
Rashtram
Chief Minister Janardhanan Kurup 2006-03-01
Movie
Aanachandam
2006-08-04
Movie
Palunku
Teacher 2006-12-22
Movie
Mahasamudram
2006-09-01
Movie
Pothan Vava
Meppattor Vishnu Narayanan Nampoothiri 2006-12-21
Movie
Finger Print
Rama Varma Thampuran 2005-02-18
Movie
Saira
Ustad Ali 2005-01-01
Movie
Anandabhadram
2005-11-03
Movie
Anniyan
Parthasarathy Iyengar 2005-06-10
Movie
Mayookham
Unni's Father 2005-09-11
Movie
Thanmathra
Krishnan Nair 2005-12-16
Movie
Amrutham
Ravunni Nair 2004-12-24
Movie
Mampazhakkalam
Raghavan Mash 2004-11-04
Movie
Jalolsavam
Aalakkal Govindanashan 2004-08-26
Movie
Vettam
Retd D.I.G (Uncle Tom) 2004-08-20
Movie
Vismayathumbathu
Dr. Sunny Joseph 2004-04-09
Movie
Mr. Brahmachari
Sekharan Thampi 2003-03-02
Movie
Arimpara
Krishnan Unni 2003-01-01
Movie
Thilakkam
Padmanabhan Master 2003-04-11
Movie
Balettan
Balachandran's Father 2003-08-29
Movie
Ente Veedu... Appuvinteyum
Child Psychologist 2003-07-16
Movie
Manassinakkare
Kuriakose 2003-12-25
Movie
Mazhathullikkilukkam
Father Palaykkal 2002-03-12
Movie
Kunjikkoonan
Prasad's father 2002-02-24
Movie
Shadow Kill
Jailer 2002-09-07
Movie
Phantom
2002-05-03
Movie
Thandavam
Swaminathan 2002-09-01
Movie
Chathurangam
Mathew Varghese 2002-11-29
Movie
Yathrakarude Sradhakku
Viswanathan 2002-12-20
Movie
Ishtam
Krishnankutty Menon 2001-10-01
Movie
Uthaman
Kochantony 2001-09-07
Movie
Dubai
Swaminathan 2001-08-14
Movie
Kakkakuyil
Blind 'Thampuran' 2001-04-14
Movie
Randam Bhavam
Manikutty's Father 2001-10-01
Movie
Mr. Butler
2000-06-20
Movie
Life Is Beautiful
Principal 2000-04-14
Movie
Madhuranombarakattu
Baaghavatar 2000-01-26
Movie
Thachiledathu Chundan
Vasukutty 1999-03-31
Movie
Angene Oru Avadhikkalathu
Delhi Pappachan 1999-02-17
Movie
Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
Aravindan 1999-09-06
Movie
Pallavur Devanarayanan
Aasan 1999-06-22
Movie
Stalin Sivadas
1999-06-22
Movie
Pranaya Nilavu
Madhavan Nair 1999-09-24
Movie
English Medium
Sankunni Nair 1999-09-16
Movie
Megham
Meenakshi's father 1998-12-31
Movie
Harikrishnans
Thampuran 1998-06-22
Movie
Oru Maravathoor Kanavu
1998-06-22
Movie
Sundara Killadi
Head of Swapna Bhoomi 1998-11-30
Movie
Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
Dr. Subhash 1998-07-04
Movie
Raktha Sakshikal Zindabad
1998-07-04
Movie
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala
The Headmaster 1998-10-15
Movie
Oru Yaatra Mozhi
Appu 1997-03-27
Movie
Ishtadanam
Dhanapalan 1997-02-01
Movie
Manasam
Menon 1997-01-01
Movie
Manthramothiram
M. K. S. Warrier 1997-04-15
Movie
Guru
teacher 1997-07-04
Movie
Chandralekha
Chandra's father 1997-09-04
Movie
Churam
Balagopalan 1997-09-09
Movie
Superman
Raman Nair 1997-10-14
Movie
Udhyanapalakan
1996-12-20
Movie
Indian
Krishnaswamy 1996-05-09
Movie
Kaalapani
Sreekandan Nair 1996-04-12
Movie
Devaraagam
1996-04-06
Movie
Rajaputhran
M. K. Nair 1996-04-06
Movie
Alancheri Thamprakkal
Chathukutti Bhagavathar 1995-03-19
Movie
Nirnayam
Fr. Thayyil 1995-01-01
Movie
Sakshyam
Dominic Fernandes 1995-12-21
Movie
Spadikam
Ravunni Master 1995-03-30
Movie
Manikya Chempazhukka
Adv. Bharathan 1995-04-16
Movie
Thacholi Varghese Chekavar
1995-07-04
Movie
Sreeragam
Periya Shasthri 1995-12-01
Movie
Sammohanam
Ummini 1994-10-02
Movie
Thenmavin Kombath
Sreekrishnan Thampuran 1994-01-22
Movie
Pavithram
Warrier 1994-01-10
Movie
Samagamam
Fr. Puthenthara 1993-01-01
Movie
Akashadoothu
Fr.Vattappara 1993-01-01
Movie
Ente Sreekuttikku
Ananthan Mashu 1993-01-12
Movie
Kabuliwala
Kabooliwala 1993-03-24
Movie
Aalavattam
Kesavankutty 1993-01-30
Movie
Devasuram
Appu master 1993-04-14
Movie
Manichitrathazhu
Thampy 1993-12-25
Movie
Kalippattam
1993-07-04
Movie
Maya Mayooram
Hassan Bhai 1993-07-04
Movie
Padheyam
Kunjikannan Nair 1993-11-21
Movie
Oru Kadankatha Pole
1993-08-10
Movie
Midhunam
Chekkodu Swamy 1993-07-04
Movie
Sargam
Haridas' father 1992-02-15
Movie
Pandu Pandoru Rajakumari
Balan Nambyar 1992-01-01
Movie
Malootty
Raghavan 1992-01-01
Movie
Poochakkaru Mani Kettum
Ambotty 1992-03-11
Movie
Kamaladalam
Secretary of Kerala Kala Mandiram Institute 1992-03-26
Movie
Aham
1992-05-01
Movie
Sadayam
Father Dominic 1992-07-04
Movie
Rajasilpi
Madhavan 1992-07-09
Movie
Soorya Gayathri
Manisankar Iyer 1992-11-10
Movie
Vietnam Colony
Moosa Settu 1992-12-25
Movie
Bharatham
Ramanathan 1991-03-29
Movie
Perumthachan
Unni Thampuran 1991-01-01
Movie
Dhanam
Rajappan 1991-02-07
Movie
Keli
'Romance' Kumaran 1991-03-15
Movie
Uncle Bun
Jameskutty Chacko 1991-08-15
Movie
Vishnulokam
Krishnanunni 1991-03-31
Movie
Kizhakkunarum Pakshi
1991-07-04
Movie
Bhoomika
Rama Warrier 1991-09-10
Movie
Nettippattam
Kumaran 1991-11-22
Movie
Santhwanam
Thambi 1991-11-19
Movie
Vidhyarambham
Madhavan Ezhuthachan 1990-12-21
Movie
Lal Salam
Father Felix 1990-11-30
Movie
Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu
Godman 1990-11-29
Movie
His Highness Abdullah
Maharaja Udayavarma 1990-03-29
Movie
Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam
Valiya Thampuran 1990-01-24
Movie
Dr. Pasupathy
Unnikannan Nair 1990-01-01
Movie
Akkare Akkare Akkare
Sivadasa Menon 1990-01-01
Movie
Vandanam
Kurian Fernandez 1989-01-01
Movie
Pooram
Chellappan 1989-01-06
Movie
Vadakkunokki Yantram
Doctor 1989-05-19
Movie
Chakkikotha Chankaran
Prabhakaran Thampi 1989-08-18
Movie
Swagatham
Devan Nair 1989-04-03
Movie
Dasharatham
Scariah 1989-10-08
Movie
Chithram
Kaimal 1988-12-22
Movie
Vellanakalude Naadu
Minister 1988-11-30
Movie
Vaishali
Rajaguru 1988-08-25
Movie
Isabella
Tourist Guide 1988-07-01
Movie
Orkkapurathu
Nicholas 1988-03-31
Movie
Witness
Himself 1988-02-20
Movie
Daisy
1988-02-19
Movie
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu
Kumaren Nair 1988-01-29
Movie
Vicharana
Ramettan 1988-01-15
Movie
Aranyakam
Grandfather 1988-12-08
Movie
Kathakku Pinnil
1987-01-16
Movie
And There Was A Village
Overseer Sundaresan 1987-05-29
Movie
Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam
Ravunni Nair 1987-03-02
Movie
Sarvakalasala
Aasan 1987-04-21
Movie
Cheppu
Lecturer 1987-07-04
Movie
Ponnum Kudathinum Pottu
Dasan 1986-05-19
Movie
Dheem Tharikida Thom
Keerikkad Chellappan Nair 1986-01-02
Movie
Doore Doore Oru Koodu Koottam
Kunjan Nair 1986-01-11
Movie
Oru Kadha Oru Nunakadha
Appu Nair 1986-01-16
Movie
Katturumbinum Kathu Kuthu
1986-02-16
Movie
Arappatta Kettiya Graamathil
Gopi 1986-05-01
Movie
Thalavattam
Dr. Unni Krishnan 1986-10-09
Movie
Meenamasathile Suryan
Chirukandan's Father 1986-05-28
Movie
Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare
Dr. K. K. Menon 1986-07-04
Movie
Pappan Priyappetta Pappan
SI Kochappu 1986-07-04
Movie
Panchagni
Shekharan 1986-07-04
Movie
Moonnu Masangalkku Munpu
1986-08-15
Movie
Adiverukal
1986-09-19
Movie
Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi
Sasidharan 1986-11-07
Movie
Chidambaram
Himself 1985-01-01
Movie
Mutharamkunnu P.O.
Kuttan Pillai 1985-06-14
Movie
Ee Thanalil Ithiri Neram
1985-01-25
Movie
Akkare Ninnoru Maran
Sree Thankappan Nair 1985-09-05
Movie
Kathodu Kathoram
Priest 1985-11-14
Movie
The Victims
Andrews 1985-09-19
Movie
Azhiyatha Bandhangal
Unnikrishnan 1985-07-04
Movie
Guruji Oru Vakku
Charlie 1985-11-09
Movie
Puli Varunne Puli
Ramdas 1985-11-01
Movie
Uyarangalil
Johnie 1984-11-11
Movie
Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu
The Priest 1984-10-26
Movie
Panchavadi Palam
Shikhandi Pillai 1984-09-28
Movie
Parannu Parannu Parannu
Vakkachan 1984-07-11
Movie
Appunni
Appunni 1984-07-04
Movie
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi
Ravunni Menon 1984-07-04
Movie
Kaliyil Alpam Karyam
1984-07-04
Movie
Ithiri Poove Chuvannapoove
Potty 1984-06-21
Movie
Mangalam Nerunnu
1984-06-21
Movie
Odaruthammava Aalariyam
Major Nair 1984-05-07
Movie
Oru Kochu Swapnam
Venu 1984-03-02
Movie
Ente Upasana
Lathika's Uncle 1984-11-14
Movie
Kinnaram
Unni 1983-03-01
Movie
Naseema
Ravi 1983-03-04
Movie
Rachana
Achuthanunni 1983-03-10
Movie
Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback
Paul Raj 1983-11-12
Movie
Aadhipathyam
Antony 1983-04-30
Movie
Prem Nazirine Kanmanilla
Nedumudi Venu 1983-11-25
Movie
Marmaram
Narayana Iyer 1982-11-05
Movie
Enikkum oru Divasam
Vasu 1982-10-22
Movie
Chillu
1982-07-09
Movie
Ente Mohangal Poovaninju
Damu 1982-07-04
Movie
Kelkatha Sabdam
Devan 1982-07-04
Movie
Ponnum Poovum
Dasan 1982-06-21
Movie
Yavanika
Balagopalan 1982-04-30
Movie
Vida Parayum Munpe
Xavier 1981-09-10
Movie
Kolangal
Paramu 1981-08-28
Movie
Venal
1981-07-03
Movie
Kallan Pavithran
Pavithran 1981-06-26
Movie
Chamaram
Father 1980-09-19
Movie
Thakara
Chellappanasar 1979-09-28
Movie
Aaravam
Maruthu 1978-11-24
Movie
The Circus Tent
1978-01-18