|Date Of Birth||-||1935-07-15|
Many are not aware that, respected malayalam actor late Padmasree Thilakan's full name is Surendranatha Thilakan. Born on 15thJul1935, Thilakan starred in more than 200 Malayalam films apart from his career in many tamil and telugu movies. Thilakan was married to Shantha and they were blessed with Shaji Thilakan, popular actor Shammi Thilakan and actor, dubbing artist Shoby Thilakan etc. Thilakan then married Leela, and had two daughters Dr.Sonia and Sophia.Thilakan has shown us the capabilities as an actor in character, villain, and main roles through many movies.Thilakan also won National Film Awards thrice and 9 times his name was called for Kerala State Film Awards. Government of India honoured the actor with top civilian award Padmasree in 2009.Thilakan departed on 24 September 2012, making us live with the memorable roles those he has portrayed in various movies.