Born: November 14,1946
Spouse: Kpac Lalitha,K. P. A. C. Lalitha
Children: Sidharth Bharathan
Biography: Bharathan is a reputed Malayalam film director, artist, lyricist, music director, sculptor, poster designer, editor and art director. He started his career in the film industry as an art director and then as an assistant director. He made his directorial debut in 1974 with the film Prayanam. Some of his other movies include Rathinirvedam, Chaamaram, Kattathe Kilikkoodu, Kaathodu Kaathoram, Vaishali, Amaram, Thaazhvaaram, and Thevar Magan. Bharathan is considered as one of the most influential and noted filmmakers of Malayalam cinema and has to his credit more than 50 movies in multiple languages. The movie Thevar Magan won the 1992 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. Bharathan won the Kerela State Film Awards for Best Art Director for the movies Prayanam (1975), Thakara (1979), Chamaram (1980), Chatta (1981) and Ormakkayi (1982). The movie Marmaram won the Kerela State Film Awards Best Film in 1982.