wiki:K. P. Kumaran

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K. P. Kumaran (b. 1938)

Malayalam director born in Kathuparamba, North Kerala. Actively associated with the experimental theatre movements of the early 60s, staging and acting in C.J. Thomas’ plays; helped found the Chitralekha Film Society (1965). Film début with an experimental 100- second short, Rock, made for Asia ’72. Coscripted Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Swayamvaram (1972). Feature début Atithi adapted his own play. Also made several documentaries (Oru Chuvadu Munnottu, Kerala Thanimayude Thalam, Oru Thuli Velicham and the video film An Unmistakable Identity, aka India:Continuity and Change). and TV programmes for PTI-TV (New Delhi).

FILMOGRAPHY: 1972:Rock (Sh); 1974: Atithi; 1976: Lakshmi Vijayam; 1979: Thenthulli; Adipapam; 1982: Kattile Pattu; 1985: Neram Pularumbol; 1988: Rukmini.