A. K. Lohithadas


A. K. Lohithadas (5 May 1955 – 28 June 2009) was an Indian screenwriter, playwright, film maker, and producer who worked in the Malayalam Film Industry. Known for his rich, detailed, and realistic screenplays, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest screenwriters of Malayalam Cinema of all time. In a career spanning over two decades, his films have won a National Film Award, 6 Kerala State Film Awards, and 14 Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Script.


Lohithadas made his debut as a screenwriter with Thaniyavarthanam (1987). He has written screenplays for 35 films in a 24-year-long career, such as Vicharana (1988), Ezhuthapurangal (1988), Kireedam (1989), Dasharatham (1989), Mrugaya (1989), His Highness Abdullah (1990), Sasneham (1990), Bharatham (1991), Amaram (1991), Aadhaaram (1992), Kamaladalam (1992), Vatsalyam (1993), Venkalam (1993), Padheyam (1993), Chenkol (1993), Chakoram (1994), Thooval Kottaram (1996), Sallapam (1996), and Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999). He later became a director, and made his directorial debut with Bhoothakkannadi (1997). He later wrote and directed other films such as Karunyam (1997), Kanmadam (1998), Joker (2000), and Kasthooriman (2003).




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Kauravar
(Malayalam - 1992)
Writer
Nivedyam
(Malayalam - 2007)
Director, Writer
Out of Syllabus
(Malayalam - 2006)
Actor
Kanmadam
(Malayalam - 1998)
Director, Writer
Kudumbapuranam
(Malayalam - 1988)
Writer
Kasthooriman
(Malayalam - 2003)
Director
Veendum Chila Veettukar...
(Malayalam - 1999)
Actor, Writer
Sasneham
(Malayalam - 1990)
Writer
Chakkaramuthu
(Malayalam - 2006)
Director
Sultan
(Malayalam - 2008)
Lyricist