The established director Priyadarshan has added another feather onto his cap. He has been chosen as the chairman for the Kerala State Chalachithra Academi, by the new Congress – led UDF Government in Kerala. Priyan takes over from the noted director K R Mohan for this role. Known for his well set comedy flicks in Bollywood along with our own flicks like Chithram, Vandanam, Hera Bheri etc. Priyan has made a mark for himself.