Dileesh Pothan


Dileesh Pothan is an Indian film director and actor, who works in Malayalam cinema. Pothan began his career as an assistant director to the 2010 film 9 KK Road. He served as an assistant director under Aashiq Abu, assisting in five of Aashiq's films. He made his acting debut as a movie director in one scene in Aashiq Abu's 2011 film Salt N' Pepper. He made his directorial debut with the 2016 comedy-drama film Maheshinte Prathikaaram, starring Fahadh Faasil. It received the Best Feature Film in Malayalam Award at the 64th National Film Awards. Pothan also won the Best Director Award at the 64th Filmfare Awards South. His second movie as a director, Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017), also was a critical and commercial hit. Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum won the Best Feature Film in Kerala State Award as well at the 65th National Film Awards.

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Ee. Ma. Yau
(Malayalam - 2018)
Actor
Kumbalangi Nights
(Malayalam - 2019)
Producer
Ente Ummante Peru
(Malayalam - 2018)
Actor
Thondimuthalum Driksaks...
(Malayalam - 2017)
Director
Maheshinte Prathikaram
(Malayalam - 2016)
Director, Actor
Carbon
(Malayalam - 2018)
Actor
Rani Padmini
(Malayalam - 2015)
Actor
Guppy
(Malayalam - 2016)
Actor
Padayottam
(Malayalam - 2018)
Actor
Rakshadikari Baiju Oppu
(Malayalam - 2017)
Actor