Prathap Pothen is a South Indian actor/director. His debut Malayalam movie was Aravam, but people began to recognize him with the movie 'Thakara'. Chamaram, Novemberinte Nashtam etc are some of his ever memorable movies. After a long gap from the industry, Prathap was again seen as a doctor in the movie Thanmatra. His negative role in '22 Female Kottayam' and brilliant performance in 'Ayalum Njanum Thammil', made his comeback memorable.