Blessy is a Malayalam film director and writer. He is a movie maker in the class of Padmarajan and Bharathan. His films are noted for their intense screenplay, poignant moments and the strong emotional bonding between the characters. They typically depict the helplessness and follies of the common man trapped in emotional or physical struggles in uncommon situations.
Blessy learnt his trade as assistant director with acclaimed directors such as Padmarajan and Lohithadas. He scripted and directed his debut movie Kaazcha in 2004. Kaazcha portrayed the story of an orphaned boy, a victim of an earthquake (drawn from a real-life incident of an earth-quake that devastated Gujarat) and how he changes the life of a small-town film operator (played with elan by Mammootty) and his family. The movie was critically well acclaimed.
His movie Thanmathra which he scripted and directed in 2005. Thanmathra depicted the story of a middle class person (played by Mohanlal) and his family, whose life is devastated by Alzheimer's disease. The film won Blessy the Kerala State Award for Best Director and Best Script writer. Blessy wrote the script and directed Palunku in 2006.
Blessy has consistently brought out the best from his main actors. His movies can rightly claim some of tbe best performances of Mammootty and Mohanlal, who are considered as the two most versatile actors currently in Malayalam cinema. His latest movie is Calcutta News starring Dileep and Meera Jasmine. Superstar Mohanlal teaming up with director Blessy for the thrid time for the movie 'Pranayam' and it is slated to be a mature triangular love story.