Martin Prakkat is a writer, director, and producer known for his work in Malayalam language films.
In 2010, Martin directed Best Actor starring Mammootty in the lead role. The movie was a commercial success and received positive reviews from critics. His second movie as a director was American-born Confused Desi (ABCD) starring Dulquer Salman and Aparna Gopinath. The movie was released in 2013 and went on to become a box office success. His latest movie Charlie was released on 24 December 2015. Charlie also stars Dulquer in lead role. Aparna Gopinath, Parvathy and Nedumudi Venu are other notable stars in the movie.
Charlie was the highlight at the Kerala State Film Awards 2015 winning in 8 categories, with Martin bagging the award for the best director, Martin-Unni R. combo winning the award for best screenplay, Dulquer winning the best actor for his performance in Charlie and Parvathy winning the best actress award for her performance in Charlie and Ennu Ninte Moideen. Cinematographer of the movie, Jomon T. John bagged the award for the best cinematographer for his work in Charlie, Ennu Ninte Moideen and Nee-Na.