wiki:K. R. Mohanan

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K. R. Mohanan (b. 1947)

Malayalam director born in Trichur Dist., Kerala. Graduated in zoology; then diploma in direction at the FTII. Known mainly as director of shorts and documentaries, often for the Kerala State Film Development Corp. where he worked for several years. Feature début: Ashwathama, updating the Mahabharata legend into the present, is based on the lead player Madampu Kunjukuttan’s novel and was widely acclaimed. However, a decade elapsed before his second film.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1978: Ashwathama; 1987: Purushartham; 1992: Swaroopam.