Producer Suresh Kumar, husband of actress Menaka Suresh and
the owner of famous movie production house Revathi Kalamandhir,
launched a new film school in Trivandrum. The film school which is
named as Revathi Kalmandhir Film Academy was formally
launched in an event held at Kochi, by actor Mohanlal revealing
Director Priyadharshan, who was also present in the event,
gifted institution a hi-tech film camera for the educational
purposes . Award winning cinematographer Sunny Joseph is the
director and faculty head of the film school.
The film school initially offers five courses- Acting, Film
direction & Screenplay, Cinematography, Film Editing and Sound
Recording & Design. Acting is a one year course and rest are 2
year courses. Any graduates can apply for the course. Classes will
begin in August.
Revathy Kalamandhir is one of the most prestigious production
houses of malayalam film industry. The banner has produced about 25
movies which belongs to various genres. It was first named as
Sooryodaya Creations, and later renamed as Revathy Kalamandhir in
1993. The banner also paved the way for old movie remake trend in
Malayalam. The movies like Neelathamara, Rathinirvedham and
Chattakkari were remade by Revathi Kalamandhir. The latest
release by the banner was Chattakkari.