Madhupal is an actor, director, and screenwriter. He acted in more than 90 films and directed critically acclaimed movies such as Thalappavu and Ozhimuri. He writes short stories for leading literary magazines, and his stories have been translated into many languages. His notable works are Heebruviloru Premalekhanam, Pranayinikalude Udyanavum Kumbasarakkoodum, and Kadal Oru Nathiyude Kathayaanu. Madhupal is a recipient of Kerala State Film Awards, Kerala State Television Awards, and the Kerala Film Critics Award, among others.