B. Unnikrishnan

Film director

1970 –

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Who is B. Unnikrishnan?

B Unnikrishnan is an Indian film director and screenwriter who works in Malayalam cinema. He started his career as a screenwriter and wrote the script for films such as Jalamarmaram, Cover Story, and two films by Shaji Kailas. He made his directorial debut in 2006 with the action film Smart City. He went on to direct more films including the highly successful ones, Madambi and Grandmaster. His films are mostly action-packed thrillers or cop films and feature superstars in the lead roles. He took a detour from his usual genres with I Love Me, a thriller which also combined elements from musical and romance genres.

Unnikrishnan is actively involved in various organisational activities in Malayalam cinema and was the General Secretary of Film Employees Federation of Kerala for a long time before resigning from the federation But his resignation was rejected by the General Council of FEFKA and he was asked to continue till the next election in 2013. Unnikrishnan is a member of the advisory committee of Cine Workers' Welfare Board and the director of Saamskaarika Khemanidhi in Kerala.

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Aug 14, 1970
Also known as
  • Unnikrishnan Bhaskaran Pillai
  • India

on July 23, 2013


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