Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 10-May-1955
Place of Birth Chalakudy
(India, Kerala, Thrissur district)
Nationality India
Also know as Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas, Ambazhathil Karanakuran Lohithandas, A. K. Lohithadas, A.K. Lohitadas, Lohi, A.K. Lohithadas, लोही, अम्बषत्तिल करुणाकरण लोहितादास, अम्बषत्तिल करनाकुरण लोहितादास
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Playwright
Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas was an Indian screenwriter, playwright, director, and producer known for his extensive work in Malayalam cinema. Lohithadas was known for his rich, detailed, and realistic screenplays. He has written screenplays for 35 films in a twenty-four year long career, such as Thaniyavarthanam, Kireedam, His Highness Abdullah, Bharatham, Amaram, Padheyam, Chenkol, Thooval Kottaram and Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal. He later became a director, and has directed films such as Bhoothakkannadi, Kanmadam, Joker, and Kasthooriman. He died on June 29, 2009 due to a heart attack.

Awards by Lohithadas

Check all the awards nominated and won by Lohithadas.


Asianet Film Award for Best Script Writer
Honored for : Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal


Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director
Honored for : Bhoothakkannadi
Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay
Honored for : Bhoothakkannadi
Kerala State Film Award for Best Film
Honored for : Bhoothakkannadi


Kerala State Film Award for Best Story
Honored for : Thaniyavarthanam