The patriarch of Malayalam cinema
Sep 24, 2012
From the beginning of his career in a 1972 Malayalam movie 'Periyar' to the recent ‘Ustad Hotel’ Surendranath Thilakan remained an actor beyond comparison. The role of a Sufi spiritual seeker he played in ‘Ustad Hotel’ was a perfect gift from the cinema world for a veteran actor who was not given the recognition he deserved in his final years.
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