Profile and Biography of Film Director Shaji N Karun, Alumni of FTII Pune


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FTII (Film and Television institute of India) Pune is celebrating its golden Jubilee this year. The Third Eye Asian Fest Mumbai will be celebrating this function of FTII. As a part of this, the film festival will be screening the films of 6 alumni of FTII Pune. Film director Shaji N Karun is one among them. From this Shaji N Karun wiki bio-data, you can get more information about the profile and career of Shaji N Karun, personal information, contact details and many more.

Shaji N Karun Personal Profile and Contact Details

Film Director Shaji N KarunDate of birth of Shaji N Karun: January 1, 1952
Age of Shaji N Karun: 59
Hometown of Shaji N Karun: Kerala state, India
Website of Shaji N Karun: www.shaji.info
Email id of Shaji N Karun: shajikarun@vsnl.com / piravi@asianetindia.com
Residential address of Shaji N Karun:
Shaji N Karun,
Piravi, 15/ 222 Udarsairomani Road,
Vellayambalam,
Thiruvananthapuram 695010
Kerala state, India
Contact Shaji N Karun: Tel: +91-471-723111 / Fax: +91-471-720333

Shaji N Karun career and bio data


Shaji N Karun was born to Mr N Karunakaran and Mrs Chandramati in Kerala state, India. The original name of Shaji N Karun is Shaji Neelakantan Karunakaran. After completing his graduation in Kerala, Shaji N Karun went to film and television institute of India Pune for taking diploma in cinematography and he had won the President's medal on passing out. Anasuya Warrier is the spouse of Shaji N Karun and they have two children. The directorial Malayalam debut film of Shaji N Karun is piravi. Majority of the people in India are familiar with the fact that Shaji N Karun is a famous Indian film director and cinematographer. Apart from this, he was also the first chairman of kerala state chalachithra academy and the executive chairman of international film festival of Kerala during 1998-2001. Some of the hit films of Shaji N Karun include piravi, swaham, vanaprastham, kutty srank, nishad and many more.

Shaji N Karun awards


For the great contribution to Indian film industry as a director and cinematographer, Shaji N Karun had won the following awards.

  • Kerala state film awards 1977, 1979, 1986(best cinematographer: Kanchana sita, Esthappan, Oridathu), 1988, 1994(second best film: Piravi, Swaham), 1999(best director: Vanaprastham).

  • National film awards 1979(best cinematographer: Thampu), 1989(best director: Piravi), 1995(special jury award: Swaham), 1997(best non-feature film: Sham's vision), 2000, 2010(best film: Vanaprastham, Kutty srank).

  • Padma shri 2011.

  • Ordre des Arts et des Lettres 1999.

  • Shaji N Karun as cinematographer 1979(national film award: Thampu), 1977, 1981, 1986(Kerala government awards: Kanchana sita, Esthappan, Oonumuthal poojyam vare),1989(Eastman Kodak award for excellence).

  • Shaji N Karun as director 1989(Locarno international film festival, London film festival, Cannes film festival: Piravi), 1999(Cannes film festival: Vanaprastham).



Shaji N Karun in Third Eye Asian Fest Mumbai / honor for FTII Pune


As part of the golden jubilee celebrations of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune, the Third Eye Asian Fest Mumbai will be screening a film by Shaji N Karun, who had already proved his talents as a great cinematographer as well as a director not only in India, but the whole world. Definitely this will be an honor for Shaji N Karun and FTII Pune, where he passed his course with president medal. Also read Third Eye Asian Fest Mumbai Celebrates Golden Jubilee of FTII Pune


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