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Jayaram
Jayaram
Subramaniam (born 10 December 1965), commonly known as Jayaram, is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Malayalam
Malayalam
and Tamil films. He is also a chenda percussionist and mimicry artist. He has starred in over 200 films.[5][6] Jayaram
Jayaram
was a popular mimicry artist at Kalabhavan
Kalabhavan
during the 1980s. He made his acting debut in Padmarajan's 1988 film Aparan. He became a popular lead star in the 1990s for his roles in family dramas and comedies. Notable films include Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal (1989), Shubhayathra
Shubhayathra
(1990), Sandhesam
Sandhesam
(1991), Malootty
Malootty
(1992), Meleparambil Aanveedu (1993), CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
(1994), Puthukkottayile Puthumanavalan (1995), Thooval Kottaram
Thooval Kottaram
(1996), Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu (1997), Summer in Bethlehem
Summer in Bethlehem
(1998), Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999), Thenali
Thenali
(2000), and Manassinakkare (2003). He has won two Kerala
Kerala
State Film Awards, three Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards for Best Actor, and a Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
State Film Award. In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Shri
Padma Shri
by the Government of India
India
for his contribution towards the arts.

Contents

1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Awards 4 Filmography 5 References 6 External links

Career[edit] After college, he joined Kalabhavan, a professional mimicry troupe in Kochi. At the age of 22, he was introduced into the cinema field by script writer and filmmaker Padmarajan[7] who gave Jayaram
Jayaram
his launching pad with the 1988 film Aparan. Jayaram
Jayaram
subsequently acted in Padmarajan's Moonnam Pakkam
Moonnam Pakkam
(1988) and Innale
Innale
(1989). Padmarajan became his mentor in his film career till the former's death in January 1991.He became one of the Superstars of Malayalam
Malayalam
film industry through the film Meleparambil Aanveedu(1993) which was directed by Rajasenan. The film was commercial success and ran more than 200 days in theatres.[8][9][10] He is noted for playing in Kamal's films during the late 1980s and early 1990s, in films such as Pradeshika Varthakal
Pradeshika Varthakal
(1989), Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal (1989) and Shubha Yathra (1990) (all of which scripted by Ranjith), where he co-starred with his wife Parvathy. He later did a film scripted by Ranjith with the story by Jagathy Sreekumar
Jagathy Sreekumar
and directed by Viji Thampi named Witness (1988). He teamed up with Viji Thampi and Ranjith in Nanma Niranjavan Srinivasan (1990), where he played a police constable who is in search of a criminal played by Mukesh. During the early 90s he acted in Bharathan's Keli (1991) and Malootty
Malootty
(1992). He has acted in several of Sathyan Anthikkad's films. Their first film was Ponn Muttayidunna Tharavu (1988). Around that time, Jayaram
Jayaram
played a supporting role in Sathyan Anthikkad's Artham (1989). Thalayanamanthram (1990) and Sandesham
Sandesham
(1991), were both written and co-starred by Sreenivasan. Anthikkad and Jayaram
Jayaram
later went on to make Thooval Kottaram(1996[11]), which was commercial success and ran over 300 days in theatres[12][13], Irattakuttikalude Achan (1997), Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999), Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal
Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal
(2000), Yathrakarude Sradhakku (2002), Manassinakkare (2003), Bhagya Devatha and Kadha Thudarunnu. In his films, he regularly ensured cast included K.P.A.C Lalitha, Unnikrishnan and Jagathy Sree. He acted in a supporting role with Mammootty
Mammootty
in Joshi's Dhruvam (1993). Other films with Gopi include Viji Thampi's Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam (1990), Thooval Sparsam (1990), Jayaraj's Paithrukam (1993), and Sibi Malayil's Summer in Bethlehem
Summer in Bethlehem
(1998). He co-starred with Mohanlal
Mohanlal
in Bharath Gopi's Ulsavapittennu, Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal (1989) and Priyadarshan's Advaitham
Advaitham
(1991). His association with director Rajasenan created many movies such as Kadinjool Kalyanam (1991), Ayalathe Addeham
Ayalathe Addeham
(1992), Meleparambil Aanveedu (1993), CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
(1994), Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava (1995), Aadyathe Kanmani (1995), Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran (1996), and Kadhanayakan (1997). He also played Aravindan in Siddique's Friends (1999) in which he co-starred with Sreenivasan and Mukesh was the highest grossing malayalam movie of 1999 and collected ₹11 crore.[14] In the first decade of the 21st century his commercial successful films include Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal (2000), Yathrakarude Sradhakku (2002), Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum (2003), Manassinakkare (2003), Veruthe Oru Bharya
Veruthe Oru Bharya
(2008). His critical acclaimed roles include Karunakaran in B. Kannan's Theerthadanam (2001) and Lonappan in Rajeev Kumar's Sesham (2002). He also forayed into Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema
including roles in Gokulam, Purushalakshanam, Priyanka, Kolangal, Murai Mamman and Pathini. He played the roles of Dr. Kailash and as Ayyappan Nair in the Kamal Haasan-starred Thenali
Thenali
and Panchathanthiram. They first came together on-screen in Chanakyan (1989). Recently he has done more supporting roles in Tamil, such as antagonist roles in Saroja and Dhaam Dhoom, and a comic role in Aegan. His movies include Manassinakkare (2003) Njaan Salperu Raman Kutty (2004), Finger Print (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2005), Madhuchandralekha (2006), Moonnamathoral (2006), and Anchil Oral Arjunan (2007). In mid-2008, he played Sugunan in Akku Akbar's Veruthe Oru Bharya (2008) and Thuppakki
Thuppakki
(2012), which established him as one of the leading comedy actors of Malayalam
Malayalam
and Tamil films. In 2008, he made a comeback after a series of commercial flops by the film Veruthe Oru Bharya
Veruthe Oru Bharya
(2008), which was both critical and commercial success at the box office and ran over 100 days in theatres.[15][16][17][18][19] In 2009, he performed in Sathyan Anthikkad's Bhagyadevatha, a commercial success[20][21][22][23] and in 2010 his first film was Happy Husbands, commercial success with 150 days theatrical run,[24][25][26][27][28] and next he again joined with Sathyan Anthikkadu for Kadha Thudarunnu. In 2011, he was featured in commercially successful films like Makeup Man, along with comedic roles in Seniors and Chinatown and also Swapna Sanchari.[29] Personal life[edit] Jayaram
Jayaram
was born as the second among three children to Tamil Iyer Subramaniyam and Thankam at Perumbavoor, Kerala
Kerala
on 10 December 1964.[2] His mother tongue is Tamil.[30][31][32] His father is from a Kerala-settled Tamil Iyyer family and his mother is from Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.[33] He had an elder brother, the late Venkit Ram (died at a young age) and a younger sister, Manjula. He had his primary education from Government Boys High School, Perumbavoor. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics
Economics
from Sree Sankara College, Kalady.[34] He became a medical representative soon after college. Later, he joined Kalabhavan
Kalabhavan
and performed mimicry on many stages, which paved his way to the Malayalam
Malayalam
film industry.[35] Renowned Malayalam
Malayalam
writer Malayattoor Ramakrishnan was Jayaram's maternal uncle. Jayaram
Jayaram
got married to actress Parvathy on 7 September 1992, who is no longer active in films. Their son Kalidas Jayaram is an actor as well winner of the National Film Award for Best Child Artist in 2003 for his second movie Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum.[36] Jayaram
Jayaram
also has a daughter Malavika.[1] Currently, he resides at Valasaravakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
with family.[4] Awards[edit]

Civilian awards

2011 – Padma Shri[37]

Kerala
Kerala
State Film Awards

1996 – Special
Special
Jury Award – Thooval Kottaram 2000 – Second Best Actor – Swayamvara Panthal

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
State Film Awards

2000 – Special
Special
Prize – Thenali 2000 – Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
State Film Award for Best Character Artiste (Male) – Thenali'

Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards

1996 – Best Actor – Thooval Kottaram[38] 2001 – Best Actor – Theerthadanam[39] 2002 – Best Supporting Actor – Panchathantiram
Panchathantiram
[40] 2003 – Best Actor – Manassinakkare

[41]

Asianet
Asianet
Film Awards

1998 – Best Actor Award – Sneham 2001 – Best Actor Award – Theerthadanam, Uthaman 2008 – Most Popular Actor Award – Veruthe Oru Bharya 2011 – Most Popular Actor Award – Swapna Sanchari 2012 – Special
Special
Commomeration 2014 – Golden Star of the year

Asianet
Asianet
Comedy Awards

2015 - Best Actor - Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare 2017 - Best Actor - Achayans

South Indian International Movie Awards

2012 — Nominated—Best Comedian – Thuppakki

Other awards

1996 – Sini Best Actor Award for Thooval Kottaram 1996 – Rotary Club Award for Thooval Kottaram 2002 – V. Shantaram
V. Shantaram
Award for his performance in Shesham 2008 – J.C Foundation award for the best actor for his performance in Veruthe Oru Bharya 2011 – Sathyan Award for Lifetime Achievement[42] 2014 – Vayalar
Vayalar
Film award for Best Actor for Nadan
Nadan
and Swapaanam[43] 2014 – Kerala
Kerala
Kalamandalam M. K. K. Nair Puraskaram[44]

Filmography[edit] Main article: Jayaram
Jayaram
filmography References[edit]

^ a b Profile. jayaramonline.com ^ a b Actor Jayram Bereaved. Kerala.cinemalead.com (27 September 2013). Retrieved 13 February 2014. ^ Chandra Kumar, Sujit (29 October 2015). "An obsession that's too big". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 6 July 2017.  ^ a b "Film Star Jayaram's House attacked and torched- Karunanidhi condemned". asiantribune.com. Retrieved 17 September 2015.  ^ " Jayaram
Jayaram
surprised by Padma Shri
Padma Shri
award". Oneindia.in. 27 January 2011. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2011.  ^ " Jayaram
Jayaram
completes 200 films". Indiaglitz.com. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.  ^ ജയറാമിന്റെ സിനിമാപ്രവേശം, ഒപ്പം പത്മരാജന്റെ ഓര്‍മ്മകളും-നക്ഷത്രപ്പിറവിI Nakshathrappiravi ^ "Completes 25 years in cinema: Jayaram". Asianet. 1 December 2013.  ^ "Mani C Kappan to give K M Mani tight fight in Pala". Deccan Chronicle. 1 April 2016.  ^ "Dhanush marks his 25th film Velaiyilla Pattathari". Khaleej Times. 17 July 2014.  ^ "Official Website of Information And Public Relation Department of Kerala". Prd.kerala.gov.in. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2011.  ^ "Grill Mill — Sukanya". The Hindu. 11 February 2010.  ^ "Jayaram, Mamta in Kadha Thudarunnu". Rediff.com. 30 March 2010.  ^ "Porn again". India
India
Today. 26 June 2000.  ^ " Jayaram
Jayaram
joins hands with Kamal after 12 years". Rediff. 9 August 2011.  ^ "Sathyan & Jayaram
Jayaram
are back!". Sify. 23 October 2008.  ^ KERALA. "Mollywood: more flops than hits in 2008 - KERALA". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.  ^ Friday Review. "Sweet smile of success - TVDM". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.  ^ "Dileep-Gopika jodi returns - Rediff.com
Rediff.com
Movies". Rediff.com. 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2016-12-01.  ^ "KBO- Summer Box- Office ( May 1 to June 11)". Sify. 24 June 2009.  ^ "A Jayaram
Jayaram
double whammy!". Rediff.com. 29 March 2009.  ^ "Jayaram, Mamta in Kadha Thudarunnu". Rediff.com. 30 March 2010.  ^ Moviebuzz (2 January 2010). "2009- A Flashback!". Sify.  ^ " Kerala
Kerala
Box Office - Feb 1 to 15". Sify. 19 February 2010.  ^ " Kerala
Kerala
Box-Office- March 1 to April 13". Sify. 15 April 2010.  ^ " Kerala
Kerala
Box Office- Dec 2009 - Jan 2010". Sify. 11 February 2010.  ^ "Meera Jasmine survives gossips again!". The New Indian Express. 5 May 2010.  ^ "Friday Rushes". The Hindu. 17 September 2010.  ^ "2011 സംവിധാനം ചെയ്തത്" [Those (films) which were directed in 2011] (in Malayalam). Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 5 February 2012.  ^ An article by actor Jayaram. The Sunday Indian (11 October 2009). Retrieved 13 February 2014. ^ Jayaram
Jayaram
says he's a tamilian in the first place, while apologyzing. Kerals. Retrieved 13 February 2014. ^ Jayaram
Jayaram
self-identifies as Tamilian by birth. Deccan Herald. Retrieved 13 February 2014 ^ "Actor Jayaram's mother passes away". nowrunning.com. Retrieved 17 September 2015.  ^ http://cinidiary.com/people.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=1&no_of_displayed_rows=20&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter= ^ " Jayaram
Jayaram
interview memories with director Padmarajan". amritatv. Retrieved 17 September 2015.  ^ National film awards announced. Deccan Herald (15 August 2004) ^ "Govt announces Padma Awards". Ndtv.com. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011.  ^ " Filmfare
Filmfare
- South Special". Filmfare. 5 July 1998. Archived from the original on 5 July 1998. Retrieved 8 July 2016.  ^ "Nuvvu Nenu wins 4 Filmfare
Filmfare
awards - The Times of India". The Times of India. 6 April 2002. Retrieved 8 July 2016.  ^ "Manikchand Filmfare
Filmfare
Awards: Sizzling at 50". BSNL. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2009.  ^ "Pithamagan sweeps FilmFare Awards - Tamil Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com". indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 2014-12-13.  ^ "Sathyan Awards 2011". kottaka.com. Archived from the original on 25 October 2011.  ^ " Vayalar
Vayalar
Film awards announced". Jerin T Sam. metromatinee.com. 7 May 2014. Archived from the original on 8 May 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.  ^ "Kalamandalam awards, fellowship announced". The Hindu. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

External links[edit]

http://www.jayaramonline.com Jayaram
Jayaram
on IMDb Official Website of Information and Public Relation Department of Kerala Jayaram
Jayaram
at MSI Personal profile of Actor Jayaram

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Padma Award winners of Kerala

Padma Vibhushan

Adoor Gopalakrishnan E. C. George Sudarshan E. Sreedharan G. Madhavan Nair John Mathai K. N. Raj K. R. Ramanathan K. Shankar Pillai Kottayan Katankot Venugopal M. S. Valiathan N. R. Pillai O. N. V. Kurup V. K. Krishna Menon V. R. Krishna Iyer Verghese Kurien K. J. Yesudas

Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
(Male)

A. C. N. Nambiar Ammannur Madhava Chakyar A. Ramachandran A. Sreedhara Menon C. P. Krishnan Nair Chembai E. C. George Sudarshan Eledath Thaikkattu Narayanan Mooss G. Madhavan Nair G. Sankara Kurup Gabriel Chiramel George Joseph (scientist) Guru Kunchu Kurup Jacob Chandy K. G. Subramanyan K. J. Yesudas K. M. George K. M. Mathew K. P. Kesava Menon K. P. P. Nambiar K. P. S. Menon (senior) K. R. Ramanathan K. Radhakrishnan K. Sankaran Nair K. Shankar Pillai K. Sukumaran K. T. Thomas (Justice) Kandathil Mammen Cherian Kavalam Narayana Panicker Kottayan Katankot Venugopal Kunhiraman Palat Candeth Kuzhur Narayana Marar M. S. Valiathan M. T. Vasudevan Nair M. V. Pylee Madavoor Vasudevan Nair Mannathu Padmanabha Pillai O. V. Vijayan P. K. Warrier Palghat Mani Iyer Pothan Joseph Prem Nazir Raghavan Thirumulpad Ramankutty Nair Satish Nambiar
Satish Nambiar
# T. J. S. George T. K. Oommen T. N. Krishnan
T. N. Krishnan
* T. V. Gopalakrishnan T. V. R. Shenoy Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Thayil John Cherian Thomas Kailath
Thomas Kailath
# Trichur V. Ramachandran V. K. Narayana Menon Vainu Bappu
Vainu Bappu
# Vallathol Narayana Menon Verghese Kurien

Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
(Female)

Balamani Amma Lakshmi N. Menon P. Leela Tara Cherian #

Padma Shri
Padma Shri
(Male)

A. Marthanda Pillai A. Sivathanu Pillai Adoor Gopalakrishnan Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Antony Padiyara Ayyappa Paniker Azad Moopen B. Paul Thaliath B. Ravi Pillai Balachandra Menon C. G. Krishnadas Nair Cheril Krishna Menon E. Sreedharan Eledath Thaikkattu Neelakandan Mooss Eluvathingal Devassy Jemmis G. Aravindan G. Shankar G. Vijayaraghavan Gopinath Pillai J. Hareendran Nair Jayaram Jose Chacko Periappuram K. J. Yesudas K. M. George K. M. Mammen Mappillai K. P. Haridas K. P. Udayabhanu K. Raghavan K. Ravindran Nair K. Shankar Pillai Kalamandalam Gopi Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair Kalamandalam Sivan Namboodiri Kandathil Mammen Cherian Kandathil Mammen Philip Kavungal Chathunni Panicker Keezhpadam Kumaran Nair Kunhiraman Palat Candeth Kunnenkeril K. Jacob Kurian John Melamparambil Kuzhivelil Mathew Laurie Baker ! Madhavan Chandradathan (M.C.Dathan) M. A. Yousuf Ali M. G. Ramachandran
M. G. Ramachandran
# M. Krishnan Nair (doctor) M. Night Shyamalan
M. Night Shyamalan
# M. R. Kurup M. S. Valiathan M. Vijayan Madhu (actor) Mammen Mathew Mammootty Mani Madhava Chakyar Mathew Kalarickal Mattannoor Sankarankutty Mitraniketan Viswanathan Mohanlal N. Balakrishnan Nair N. Kesava Panikkar N. R. Madhava Menon Narayana Panicker Kochupillai Neyyattinkara Vasudevan O. N. V. Kurup P. Gopinathan P. K. Narayanan Nambiar P. K. Rajagopalan P. K. Warrier P. Parameswaran Paul Pothen Perakath Verghese Benjamin Peruvanam Kuttan Marar Philip Augustine Prem Nazir Priyadarshan Pucadyil Ittoop John Puthenpurayil Mathew Joseph R. Marthanda Varma R. K. Krishna Kumar Rajagopalan Krishnan Resul Pookutty Shaji N. Karun Sooranad Kunjan Pillai Stanley John Sunny Varkey T. K. Alex T. N. Krishnan
T. N. Krishnan
* Thayil John Cherian Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair Thilakan Thomas Kunnunkal Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Vazhenkada Kunchu Nair Vellayani Arjunan Verghese Kurien Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri

Padma Shri
Padma Shri
(Female)

Achamma Mathai Anju Bobby George Dipika Pallikal Karthik
Dipika Pallikal Karthik
# K. M. Beenamol K. S. Chithra Kalamandalam Kshemavathy Kalamandalam Satyabhama Leela Omchery Lucy Oommen M. D. Valsamma M. Leelavathy M. Subhadra Nair Mary Poonen Lukose Mary Verghese P. T. Usha Pepita Seth ! Rachel Thomas (skydiver) Shiny Abraham Shobana Sudha Varghese Sugathakumari Sukumari Thangam Philip Usha Uthup Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan
*

(*)By birth - (#)By ethnicity - (!)By domicile

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Filmfare
Filmfare
Award for Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Actor

1972–1989

Madhu (1972) P. J. Antony (1973) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1974) Adoor Bhasi (1975) Madhu (1976) Madhu (1977) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1978) Prathap Pothan (1979) Prathap Pothan (1980) Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
(1981) Bharath Gopi (1982) Bharath Gopi (1983) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1984) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1985) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1986) Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
(1987) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1988) Premji
Premji
(1989)

1990–2009

Mammootty
Mammootty
(1990) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1991) Murali (1992) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1993) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1994) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1995) Jayaram
Jayaram
(1996) Mammootty
Mammootty
(1997) Balachandra Menon
Balachandra Menon
(1998) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(1999) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2000) Jayaram
Jayaram
(2001) Dileep (2002) Jayaram
Jayaram
(2003) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2004) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(2005) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2006) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
(2007) Lal (2008) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2009)

2010–present

Mammootty
Mammootty
(2010) Salim Kumar
Salim Kumar
(2011) Fahadh Faasil
Fahadh Faasil
(2012) Fahadh Faasil
Fahadh Faasil
(2013) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2014) Mammootty
Mammootty
(2015)

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