Considered among India’s finest filmmakers. He was the champion of multiple Country wide Film Honours and movie director of 1981’s Elippathayam. He started performing in amateur has at age group eight. He was presented with the Dadasaheb Phalke Prize in 2004, the best honor in Indian movie theater, for his efforts to the sector. His parents had been Madhavan Unnithan and Mouttathu Gauri Kunjamma. He and professional Farhan Akhtar had been both recipients from the National Film Prize.