Actor Renji Panicker – Profile
Renji Panicker is a south indian actor who predominantly acts in Malayalam film industry. He had proven his mettle in other platforms such as script writing and direction before he entering into acting career. He entered into industry as a script writer with the film Dr. Pasupathy (1990), directed by Shaji Kailas. As an actor he made his debut in the industry Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans.
Biography : Renji Panicker was born in Nedumudi, Alappuzha district, Kerala. He was born in a family that have no film background, his father is Mr. Kesava Panicker and mother is Mrs. Leelamani Kesava Panicker. He had joined to B.Com course after his schooling, later he completed PG in Journalism from Kerala University. He had started his career as a journalist later turned into film industry.
Renji Panicker married to Anitha Mariam and they have two children – Nikhil and Nithin. Nithin is following the way of his father, he had directed the Malayalam movie Kasaba.
Renji had interviewed many film actors for a leading film magazine in Kerala. Director Shaji Kailas described the possibilities of script writing during an interview with him, thus he started his career in the industry. His first work was with Shaji Kalilas for the movie Dr. Pasupathy, the film was a big hit on that year.
Career as Script Writer
He had entered into the industry as a script writer with the film Dr. Pasupathy, directed by Shaji Kailas and which was released on 1990. It was in comedy genre and was a super hit on that year. Later he had penned the script for the movie Aakasha Kottayile Sultan (1991), which was directed by Jayaraj. After the success of his second film, he had taken this profession very seriously.
He had penned the script for many hit films such as Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans (1993), Ekalavyan (1993), Commissioner (1994), The King (1995), Lelam (1997), Pathram (1999), Praja (2001), Dubai (2001) etc. His writing style was very different one and thus he became popular among the audience.
Renji Panicker made his debut as an actor through the movie Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans, directed by Shaji Kailas and which was released in 1993. Jagadish handled the lead male character in this film and Renji did a minor character. Later he appeared in the films such as Ekalavyan, Mafia, Commissioner etc.
As an actor he shot to fame after appearing in the film Ohm Shanthi Oshana (2014), which was directed by Jude Anthany. The film features Nivin Pauly and Nazriya Nazim in the lead roles. Here Renji handled the character named Dr. Mathayi, father of Pooja (Nazriya). The character was appeared throughout the movie and which helped him to show his mettle in acting.
His performance was excellent in the movie Jacobinte Swargarajyam (2016), which was directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan. The film was based on a real incident and features Nivin Pauly, Sreenath Bhasi are in the lead roles along with Renji. The film was a big hit on that year and he got many appreciation for his performance.
Date of birth and age : Update Soon.
Education and qualifications : Post Graduation in Journalism from Kerala University.
Filmography – Movie List
|As Script Writer|
|Aakasha Kottayile Sulthan||1991|
|Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans||1993|
|The King & The Commissioner||2012|
|As an Actor|
|Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans||1993|
|Ohm Shanthi Oshana|
|Aadu Oru Bheekara Jeeviyanu|
|Rajamma @ Yahoo|
|Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti|
|Angane Thanne Nethave Anchettannam Pinnale|
|Welcome to Central Jail|
|Oru Muthassi Gadha|
|1971 : Beyond Borders|