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Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce

Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce

K. Sasidharan Nair

K. Sasidharan Nair, also known as Malayalabhumi Sasidharan Nair, is a writer, Director, GST Practioner, ISO Lead Auditor, Naturopathy Doctor, editor, screenwriter, freelance journalist, IELTS trainer, teacher, activist, and social worker.

He hails from Kodungallur in Thrissur District and over the past forty years he has been staying in Mumbai. He worked for about 14 years in different Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. and Bahrain.

He owned and published a Malayalam magazine from Mumbai titled Malayalabhumi, Hence he was known as Malayalabhumi Sasidharan Nair. He published the first Marathi-Malayalam-English Dictionary some twenty five years ago.

He has to his credit a novel, several short stories in Malayalam and numerous articles on various subjects in Malayalam and English. He is a prolific writer and columnist. He worked for one year as a high school teacher before his marriage and later in the same school his two daughters completed their high school studies. He is a postgraduate in English literature and has an MBA from Heriot-Watt University, U.K.  He is also a certified ISO Lead Auditor in four streams. He also holds a Project Management Professional certificate (basic) accredited by Project Management Institute, USA. He is a qualified Trainer with experience in teaching management skills and soft skills. He has also undergone training under the British Council IELTS Train the Trainer programme. He has a Certificate in Yoga, too.
He is a voracious reader and researcher in human rights, law, justice, politics, current affairs, information technology, business management, project management, strategic planning, literature, linguistics, human relationships, music, cinema, media, folk dance, Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Koodiyattam, sociology, sexology, print and electronic media, book publishing and many other subjects. He is also an ardent traveller.

Even as a child Sasidharan was fond of literature, cinema, theatre, music and the fine arts. He could not pursue his ambitions actively at his younger age. However, at a later stage of his life due to sheer passion and love he studied filmmaking from the world famous New York Film Academy and got a short term diploma. Also he studied a short term filmmaking course under Prof. Samar Nakhate, former Dean of Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Through campus study and online programmes, he studied film appreciation, acting, sound design, script writing and dialogue writing for the scenes courses from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.

Before studying filmmaking, he wrote, produced and directed three short films.

Sasidharan Nair is the Managing Director of the Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Malayalam Foundation, a charitable organization promoting literature, arts, culture and education.