Mr. Adoor Gopalakrishnan is an Indian Film director, screenwriter and pro
ducer who National Film Awards sixteen times, Kerala State Film Awards seventeen times and
also won several international film awards. He won the prestigious British Film Institute award for Elippathayam (1981).
Mr. Adoor received the Padma Shri in 1984 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2006. The Nation honoured Adoor for his valuable
contributions to Indian cinema by awarding him the highest cinema award of India, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2004.
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