Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 14-November-1947
Place of Birth Enkakkad
Nationality India
Also know as ഭരതന്‍, भारतन
Profession Film director, Film Editor, Artist, Sculptor, Lyricist, Film Art Director, Screenwriter, Music Director, Writer
Bharathan was an Indian film director, artist, lyricist, music director, sculptor, poster designer, editor and art director. Bharathan is noted for being the founder of a new school of film making in Malayalam cinema, along with Padmarajan, in the 1980s, which created films that were widely received while also being critically acclaimed. A train of directors, and screen writers followed this school onto the 1990s including Sibi Malayil, Kamal, Lohithadas, Jayaraj, and Sathyan Anthikkad. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential and prolific filmmakers of Malayalam cinema and has directed more than 50 movies in multiple languages. He was born at Engakkadu near Wadakkancherry, in present day Thrissur district of Kerala, India.

Awards by Bharathan

Check all the awards nominated and won by Bharathan.



Kerala State Film Award for Best Popular Film
Honored for : Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam


Kerala State Film Award for Best Art Director
Honored for : Ithirippove Chuvannapoove