Wednesday, December 26, 2012

JAGATHY N.K.ACHARY

Jagathy N.K.Achary ( N.Kochukrishnan Achary) was very popular Dramatist,writer,actor,screenplay writer etc.He got name and fame for his literary works.He  authored more than 20 
plays for professional drama troupes.He was partner of 'Kalanilayam Drama Troupe' and wrote famous plays for them  like 'Kayamkulam Kochunni' ,Kadamattathu Kathanar',Ilayidathu Rani,Umminithanka, etc which were great success.
He wrote several humorous essays and short stories which were well liked by the readers.He was popular in his pen name as 'Jagathy' and when his son film actor  Jagathy Sreekumar became familiar as 'Jagathy' itself N.K.Achary used to be referred as 'Jagathy(Sr.).
He was born in the year 1924 in Jagathy of Thiruvanathapuram.



Jagathy N.K.Achary was a B.A. graduate and took degree in law also.He worked as programme executive at All India Radio.He created several humorous skits for All India Radio.He used to act in skits and plays transmitted by All India Radio.He later rose to the level as Station Director of All India Radio.


Jagathy N.K.Achary wrote the script and dialogues of more than twenty Malayalam films out of which several are unforgettable movies like 'Veluthambi Dalawa and Umminithanka'.
He was noted for acting in films like 'Moonnampakkam',' Desadanakkili Karayarilla' and also in some earlier films like 'Unniyarcha,Puthradharmam,Lokaneethi' etc.The famous film actor Jagathy Sree Kumar is his son.
Jagathy N.K.Achary died in the year 1997.
Selected Filmography (as a Screen Writer)
Achanum Makanum
Umminithanka
Veluthambi Dalawa
Pathirapattu
Madatharuvi
Kayalkarayil
Anchu Sundarikal
Kodungallooramma
Thapaswini
Sakthi
Divyadarsanam
Ullasayathra
Kottaram Vilkkanundu
Swimming Pool
Kenalum Collectorum
Sreedevi
Penpuli
Kavilamma
Snehikkan Samayamilla
Kalliyankattu Neeli
Karinagam
Inquilabinte Puthri

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