Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 23-May-1946
Place of Birth Muthukulam
Nationality India
Also know as P. Padmarajan, Padmarajan Pillai, P. Padma Rajan, Pappettan, पी० पद्मराजन, पी० पद्म राजन, पद्मराजन पिल्लई, पप्पेत्तन
Profession Writer, Film director, Radio personality, Novelist, Screenwriter
P. Padmarajan was an Indian author, screenwriter, and film director who was known for his landmark works in Malayalam literature and Malayalam cinema. Padmarajan was the founder of a new school of film making in Malayalam, along with Bharathan, in the 1980s, which created films that were widely received while also being critically acclaimed. Padmarajan was noted for his fine and detailed screenwriting and expressive direction style. Padmarajan made some of the landmark motion pictures in Malayalam cinema, including masterpieces like Oridathoru Phayalvaan, Koodevide, Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil, Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal, Thoovanathumbikal, Moonnam Pakkam, Innale and Njan Gandharvan.

Awards by Padmarajan

Check all the awards nominated and won by Padmarajan.


Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay
Honored for : Kanamarayathu



Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Film
Honored for : Peruvazhiyambalam
Kerala State Film Award for Best Story
Honored for : Peruvazhiyambalam


Kerala State Film Award for Best Story
Honored for : Rappadikalude Gatha