Santhosh Keezhattoor is an Indian film & theater actor who appears in Malayalam films. He had acted in many leading and supportive roles. He won acclaim though doing character roles. Santhosh Before entering into the film industry was working as a theater artist, and a programme producer.
Santhosh was initiated to the world of drama at the age of five. He became part of Kannur's professional theater group Sangha Chethanaat the age of sixteen. He had played major roles in dramas like Sakhavu, Pazhassi Raja, Soorya Pett, Swathanthryathinte Murivukal, Freedom Road, Samaya theeram, Marupuram and Che Guevera. He played the lead role for the first time in Beegum Mary Biswas, a drama promoted by Theatre Vision Kerala. He was actively involved in Kozhikode Chiranthana's Kodeeswaran and Padanilam, KPAC's Innalekalile Aakasam, Thiruvananthapuram Aksharakala's Kottayath Thampuran, Kollam Viswabhavana's Avathara Purushan and Alapuzha Sangha Chithra's Karashaka Rajavu. Santhosh had also directed many school and campus theater ventures.
Apart as Film Actor
Santhosh had won wide acclaim for his solo drama that narrates the life of Ochira Velu asan.
Among the theater ventures of Santhosh, Pen Nadan (പെൺ നടൻ) won large scale critical acclaim. Pen Nadan is his theater interpretation of the life and times of Ochira Sivaprasad C Velukutti alias Velu Kutti Asan, who don many remarkable women characters in the evolving years of Malayalam theatre. Velukutti had metamorposed as many women characters of legendary poet Kumaran Asan on stage and they include Vasavadatta, Nalini, Seetha, Leela and Mathangi.
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- 2015 -The Rain Tree
- 2012 - The Return
- 2010 - Sneez
- Lost With The Wind
- 2015 Pen Nadan
- 2000 Sakhavu
- 2002 Pazhassiraja
- 2003 Sooryapettu
- 2003 Cheguera
- 2002 Cheguera
- 2003 Bheegam Meri Biswas
- 2004 Innalekalile Aakasam
- 2005 Kottayathu Thampuran
- 2020- Kozhikode Santhadevi Award for film Odunnon
- 2019- Prem Nazeer foundation Award.
- 2015- P A Backer Award.
- 2014- Ashokan Kkadiroor Mmemmorial Award.
- 2014- Effa Dubai Best support Actor Award for Vikramadithyan
- 2012- Bharath Murali Memmorial Award.* 2008- CN Sreekandan Nair Award - Best Actor
- 2006- Best Actor State Award - Drama - (Kottayathu thampuran)