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Who is Adoor Gopalakrishnan?
Adoor Gopalakrishnan: Moutatthu Gopalakrishnan Unnithan, commonly known as Adoor Gopalakrishnan, is an Indian film director, script writer, and producer. Adoor Gopalakrishnan had a major role in revolutionizing Malayalam cinema and is regarded as one of the finest filmmakers of India. Adoor's first film Swayamvaram pioneered the new wave cinema movement in Kerala. Most of his films go to festivals around the world, and are released in Kerala. All the eleven films he directed, from Swayamvaram to Oru Pennum Randaanum, were screened at several international film festivals and won him several national and international awards. He won National Film Awards sixteen times, Kerala State Film Awards seventeen times and also won several international film awards. He won the prestigious British Film Institute award for Elippathayam. Adoor received the Padma Shri in 1984 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2006. The Nation honoured Adoor for his valuable contributions to Indian cinema by awarding him the highest cinema award of India, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2004.
- also known as Moutatthu "Adoor" Gopalakrishnan Unnithan, Moutathu Gopalakrishnan Unnithan, Adoor, Moutatthu Gopalakrishnan Unnithan
- born on (74 years ago) in Adoor, child of Madhavan Unnithan and Mouttathu Gauri Kunjamma
- nationality: India
- profession: Film director, film producer, screenwriter
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