Unnikrishnan Bhaskaran Pillai is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter who works in Malayalam film industry. He began his film career by screenwriting Jalamarmaram in 1999, which won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay. He wrote, directed and produced the telefilm Annu Mayayairunnu, which won six Kerala State Television Awards, including Best Telefilm and Best Playwright for him. In the same year, The Tiger written by him and directed by Shaji Kailas was a major commercial success. He made his feature film directorial debut in 2006 with the film Smart City. His most notable directorial works include Madambi and Grandmaster. He joined again with Mohanlal in 2017 for the crime thriller Villain.He owns the film distribution company RD Illuminations, that debuted in 2016 by releasing Yodhavu in Kerala.He is the Managing Director of the film post-production studio Vismayas Max and also the multiplex Aries Plex SL Cinemas, a Double-4K 64-channel Dolby Atmos theatre in Thiruvananthapuram.
Born on: 14 August, 1970
Born in: Kochi, Kerala, India