(Sculptor, Art Director, Film Director)
Born at Alencherry, Yeroor Panchayath, Anchal, Quilon District, Kerala State, India in 1956 December 20.
List of awards and other recognitions as film maker
‘GURU’ (Malayalam) Directed by Rajiv Anchal (INDIAN OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR OSCAR-1997)
‘BEYOND THE SOUL’ Directed By Rajiv Anchal (New York International Independent Film and Video Festival-2003-USA)
Best director-(Rajiv Anchal), Best film, Best screenplay.
Best actor-(Thampi Antony)-(Honolulu Film Festival-2003-USA)
Njaan Gandharvan Directed by Padmarajan (Art direction-Rajiv Anchal)
Guru, Directed by Rajiv Anchal (Art direction-Muthuraj, Costume design-Satheesan S.B, Makeup-Pattanam Resheed)
Rishivamsam-Directed by Rajiv Anchal (Art direction-Murgan Shadows, Costume design-Satheesan.S.B)
Film critics Awards
Ammaanam kili, Directed by Rajiv Anchal (Best children’s Film, Best Child artist-Master Kiren)
Kashmeeram, Directed by Rajiv Anchal-(Best Director-Rajiv Anchal, Best cinematography-Salu George)
Guru-(Art direction-Muthuraj, Costume design Satheesan S.B, Makeup-Pattanam Resheed)
List of movies directed by Rajivanchal
1. Nothing but life (English)-2005
2. Made in U.S.A (Malayalam)-2005
3. Beyond the sou l(English)-2003
4. Pilots (Malayalam)-2001
5. Rishivamsam (Malayalam)-1999
6. Guru (Malayalam)-1997
7. Kashmeeram (Malayalam)-1994
8. Butterflies (Malayalam)-1993
9. Thankakolus (Tamil)-1989
10. Ammaanamkili (Malayalam)-1986
List of movies Art directed by Rajiv anchal
1. Njaan Gandharvan
2. Iyer the great
9. Manu uncle
10. Guruji oru vakku
List of Tele films Directed
1. Appooppan thaadi (serial)-1995
Rajiv Anchal as Sculptor and Painter
Awards and other recognition: State award for Sculpture from Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy-1977
School-Government High school, Yeroor
College-St. John’s College Anchal, College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum.
Art works:- Independent Sculptures allover Kerala including ‘Sakambhari’-40 feet height at Alleppy.
And many Temple wall murals at different Temples in Kerala.
Father- Late Sri .K.N.Vidyadharan
Mother- Smt. Ponnamma
Brothers and sisters-Bhadran, Renuka, Sudhi, Sunu, Aji
Residing at Pothencode.
Rajiv Anchal is a deep devotee of Navajyothisri Karunakara guru,
Santhigiri Ashramam, Pothencode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
Phone-+91 9447162340, +914722583477