P. J. Antony

P. J. Antony was a national award winning Malayalam film actor.

He received the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Nirmalyam in 1974. He was also the first southern Indian to receive the award. Antony is also a respectable figure in the professional play field, working with communist cultural and art bodies like the K.P.A.C.

In his early 20's Antony served in the Royal Navy during World War II. Post war, he returned home and joined a workshop as an officer.

It was in this period in which Antony got chance to work with professional play artists.

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