Prathap Pothen


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Born into a well to do business family of Thiruvananthapuram in 1952, He went to a boarding school in Ooty at the age of five, where he took up painting. Pratap gained admission to Madras Christian College.His father died when he was 15Pratap remained friends with those he went to school with at MCC. His friends helped him act in plays at the college and his interest turned to acting from painting.Left MCC with a BA in economics, Pratap worked as a copywriter in an ad agency in Mumbai. After a year, he joined Sistas ad agency. Later he worked in Hindustan Thomson.Pratap acted with the Madras Players. The late director Bharathan enjoyed Pratap's performance in Shaw's play 'Androcles and the Lion', and invited Pratap to act in his Malayalam film 'Aaravam'.Pratap made three more films - 'Thakara' 'Chamaram' and 'Lorry', which are milestones in Malayalam film history. Films like 'Nenjathai Killathe' and 'Panneerpushpangal' moodupani and varumayin niran sigappu made Pratap famous in Tamil also. In fact, he got more chances in Tamil. His most memorable role was probably in 'Varumayin Niram Sivappu', directed by K Balachandar.Pratap began to direct films. His first film 'Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai' - a story of a mentally unwell couple - won the national award.His former wife Radhika (now married to Sharath Kumar) was also in this movie.Pratap directed three films in Malayalam - 'Rithubetham', Daisy', which sent a romantic wave throughout Kerala, and 'Oru Yatra Mozhi', which presented a son in search of his unknown father. He also directed a Telugu film - 'Chaithanya'.In the last two years he has been fighting personal battles. After the death of his brother (Hari Pothen, a producer) he became entangled in property disputes, faced death threats and fought an illness. He has said he came back from his deathbed. He traveled around the globe. He lived with a nephew in Europe and has attributed the internet to opening new things up to him.His subtlety as an actor and a director has been his forte. In an era when loud acting and innovations were not in vogue, Prathap teamed up with Kamalhassan in Vetri Vizha. It was the first time that steady cam was used in a Tamil film. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Soul

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

Prathap Pothen on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1979 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Prathap Pothen movies released per year from 1995 till 2021.

Top Genres

Prathap Pothen works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Action Genre flixes. 41% of Prathap Pothen movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Prathap Pothen worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Prathap Pothen has worked on is 6.5.

6.5 / 10

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A young revolutionary rejects the future his parents chose for him and travels to Delhi to forge his own life and according to his own ideals. His quest to find a job that does not entail ...

8.3/10138 min

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Poetical forces play in the life of an unemployed yet well educated young man.He finds the depth and the beauty of his principles yet fate leaves him in destitution

8.2/10138 min

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Raam (2005)

Ram is falsely charged for killing his mother. His neighbors are also called for interrogation. The combined effort of Ram, friends and the police lead to tracking down the real killer.

7.8/10154 min

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A 22 year old nurse who was betrayed and raped exerts some extreme revenge on her tormentors.

7.3/10120 min

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A Garage Mechanic, Chaitanya, who wants to participate in a car race, finds himself beaten and left for dead after he comes to the assistance of a journalist. When he regains his senses he ...

7.2/10113 min

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Cunning move of 5 people made him (Seevalaperi Pandi) to be prisoned. Once the truth breaks out, he takes up the revenge on them.

6.9/10114 min

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Vetri Vizha (1989)

An amnesiac trying to put his life back together is increasingly suspicious of his own past.

6.8/10142 min

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A brother and a sister who share a strong bond get separated owing to some misunderstandings. Watch the full movie Novemberinte Nashtam online, only on Eros Now.

6.7/10117 min

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