Friday, June 12, 2009

I am a graduate in Homeopathic medicine and presently working as the Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Homeopathy, Government of Kerala. I haven't any academic training in film direction. And not worked as an Assistant Director with no one. I am literally a self taught director.
'Saira'(2005) was my debut film. Saira has got State, National and International recognitions.Saira was selected as the opening film in the section ''TOUS LES CINEMAS DU MONDE''(CINEMA OF THE WORLD) at the prestigious CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2007. I became the fourth filmmaker from malayalam whose film were screened at Cannes. (Others are Shaji N Karun, Murali nair and Adoor Gopalakrishnan). SAIRA got best actor award in the Zimbabwe international film festival 2007. Saira was selected to the prestigious Indian Panorama of the Central Government of India for the year 2006 and got two Kerala State Awards for the year 2005 including the best actress.
'Saira' was already screened at 21 international film festivals in India and around the world so far. ..
RAMAN (TRAVELOGUE OF INVASION)(2008) is my second feature film. It is the first film from India which react against American imperialism and former president George W Bush.