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Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas (A. K. Lohithadas) (10 May 1955 – 28 June 2009) was a prolific Indian screenwriter, director, and producer in Malayalam cinema, known for his rich, detailed, and realistic screenplays

Early life

Lohithadas (or 'Lohi', as he is often referred to) was born on May 10, 1955 in Chalakudy, Kerala. He showed an initial interest in writing short stories, but failed to make a mark in that genre. He soon moved into Malayalam theater in 1986 when his debut script was accepted for the stage by the legendary theater pers...
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It's the fourth year without Lohithadas
Lohithadas, the veteran director and the screenplay writer, is still being remembered even on the fourth year of his day of demise. He is very much renowned by the Malayalam industry for his extensive contribution. Lohithadas started off his career ...
Lohithadas Death Anniversary
Lohithadas Children Wife Financial Help Debt
Lohithadas' children, wife seek financial help from CM
Kerala: Vijay Sanker and Hari Krishna, children of the late director Lohithadas along with their mother Sindhu went to chief minister Oomen Chandy's office on Wednesday seeking financial help for their two properties. The two properties in question are under ...
Adoor Bhavani was ignored by AMMA
Malayalam actress Adoor Bhavani passed away and she has been laid at rest, but many controversies have sprung up from the funeral pyre. The veteran actress’ son Rajeevkumar has expressed his resentment at the marked absence of the AMMA (Association of ...
Adoor Bhavani Ignored
Lohithadas Sons Director Actor
Lohithadas' sons turn director and actor
Lohithadas, the eminent filmmaker has left the stage, but his spirit is to live on for generations. His younger son Vijayshankar is to take the mantle of a director with a new Tamil movie. Lohithadas’ wife Sindhu and son Vijayshankar announced ...
Prithviraj to do a film with Lohithadas' sons
The ace storyteller, Lohithadas has left the stage, leaving behind many stories untold. The latest story we hear is that Lohithadas' sons Harikrishnan and Vijayshankar are turning directors. They are making their debut through a Tamil movie which will feature Prithviraj ...
Prithviraj Lohithadas Sons
Onam Malayalam Films
A dull Onam for Malayalees this year
The Malayalam film industry has decided not to welcome the Mahabali this year. Well this is not to show their reverence to the great masters who bid adieu to the film filed like Lohithadas, Murali and Rajan P Dev. There are ...
Fraternity's special homage to Lohithadas
There is news going around that producers are planning to pay homage to scripting wizard Lohithadas, who met with an untimely death last month, by making films on the story ideas which Lohithadas had narrated to various producers.One of the scripts ...
Lohithadas Movies Homage
Mammootty Lohithadas Ratheesh
How Mammootty easily forgot co-actor Ratheesh?
When superstar Mammootty widely proclaimed that he would bear the educational expenses of Lohithadas' children shortly after the demise of the celebrated scriptwriter and director, everyone was overwhelmed. However when director Sibi Malayil, a close friend of Lohithadas c...
Lohithadas leaves the stage with all honours
Lohithadas has left the stage and all that remains is a looming silence. The celebrated scriptwriter and director vacated the stage and all were caught unaware. With Lohithadas' death following a cardiac arrest, the Malayalam film industry has suffered an irrepairable ...
Lohithadas Cremated
Director Sibi Malayil
Sibi Malayil is back with a bang
After taking a small break from making films, veteran Malayalm director Sibi Malayil is back with a Mohanlal starrer which will mark his reunion with veteran scriptwriter and director Lohithadas. It will be Mohanlal-Sibi Malayil's 12th film together. The movie is ...
Singer Udayabhanu honoured
Malayalam playback singer K.P. Udayabhanu, who has been awarded the prestigious Padma Shri for his outstanding contributions to music, was felicitated by Swaralaya at a function in his home town Palakkad on Saturday. Inaugurated by film director Lohithadas, the meeting was...
K P Udayabhanu Swaralaya
Lohitadas Malayalam Director
"No New Actors... Existing Stars too Old"
Should the script be made to suit the star or the star be chosen to suit the script? This is a common topic for many hot debates in filmdom! Whatever may be the commercial explanations from the filmmakers in the backdrop ...
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