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K Velappan

Died11th July, 2013
Native PlaceNemam, Thiruvananthapuram

Makeup - 34 Movies

Last Movie : Rain Rain Come Again (2004)First Movie : Aathmasakhi (1952)

K Velappan was popularly known as Chamayam Velappan. Velappan went on to be part of about 600 films in Malayalam and Tamil till 2004. Velappan has also directed a movie in Tamil titled Thai Piranthal Vazhi Pirakkum. He was part of the first Malayalam 70MM movie Padayottam and first 3D movie, My Dear Kuttichathan. He was a regular make-up man for Sathyan, Prem Naseer, Sivaji Ganeshan, Madhu, Sheela, Mohanlal and Mammootty to name a few. Velappan was bestowed with many awards.

Velappan leaves behind wife Vijayamma and children V Ashok Kumar (production controller), Kanakajakumari, Jyothishkumari, Kishore Kumar and Jayalakshmi.

Prepared by: Dr. Susie Pazhavarical