Appani Sarath

Sarath Kumar, better known by the stage name Appani Sarath, is an Indian film actor from Trivandrum who appears in Malayalam & Tamil films.[2]

Appani Sarath
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Sarath Kumar

Alma materSree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,[1] Kalady, Kochi
  • Actor
  • Dancer
  • Producer
  • Script writer
Years active2017–present
Notable work
Angamaly Diaries
Auto Shankar
(m. 2017)


Sarath came into limelight through portraying the character of Appani Ravi in Angamaly Diaries[3] directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery which gave him instant popularity . He later acted in Velipadinte Pusthakam directed by Lal Jose[4] and portrayed the role of Franklin, who appears in the famous Jimikki Kammal song.[5] He had a important roles in Pokkiri Simon and Sachin (film). Sarath is also done few Tamil films, with a brief role in 2018 Mani Ratnam movie; Chekka Chivantha Vaanam and Sandakozhi 2 with Vishal-a sequel of 2005 movie Sandakozhi.[6]He played the famous notorious serial killer and criminal Auto Shankar in ZEE5 series Auto Shankar.


Year Title Role Director Notes Language
2017 Angamaly Diaries Appani Ravi Lijo Jose Pellissery
Velipadinte Pusthakam Franklin Lal Jose
Pokkiri Simon Love today Ganesh Jijo Antony
Paipin Chuvattile Pranayam Keedam Domin D'silva
2018 Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Chinnappadasan's son-in-law Mani Rathnam Tamil
Sandakozhi 2 Pechi's brother-in-law N. Lingusamy Tamil
Contessa chandu Sudeep E S
2019 Sachiin Kudiyan Jose Santhosh Nair
Ikkayude Sakadam Auto driver Prince Avarachan
2020 Love FM Sreedev Kappur
Ponniyin Selvan TBA Manirathnam Filming
Professor Dinkan TBA Ramachandra Babu Filming
Chunkkam Kittiya Aatin Kutty TBA Arun Filming
Chaaram TBA Sajith Jaganathan Announced
Bernard TBA Akhil Announced


Year Title Role Director Notes Language
2019–2020 Auto Shankar Auto Shankar Ranga ZEE5 series Tamil


Year Award Category Film Result
2017 South Indian International Movie Awards Best actor in a Negative role - Malayalam Angamaly Diaries Won
Vanitha Film Awards Best Newcomer Actor Velipadinte Pusthakam
Asianet Film Awards Best New Face Male
Asiavision Awards New Sensation in acting
Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – Malayalam Nominated


  1. ^ "Appani Sarath Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies, Family, Images". 11 June 2018.
  2. ^ "He loves the stage". Deccan Chronicle. August 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Sarath Kumar marriage: Angamaly Diaries fame Sarath Kumar gets married | Malayalam Movie News". The Times of India. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  4. ^ "I am blown away by the response to Jimikkikammal." The New Indian Express. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  5. ^ Menon, Anasuya (21 September 2017). "The 'Jimmi Kammal' man: Appani Sarath". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Appani Sarath to enter Kollywood!". 30 September 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2017.

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