Hareesh Perumanna, also known as Hareesh Kanaran, is an Indian comedian and film actor who appears in Malayalam films. He is best known for his stock character Jaliyan Kanaran in Comedy Festival, a comedy reality show in Mazhavil Manorama.
Hareesh was born at Perumanna village in Kozhikode district of Kerala, India. He had his primary education at Ganapathy Boys School in Kozhikode. He organized and performed in the drama Naatam on school youth festival which was ranked first in the drama category. Hareesh married Sandhya, a school teacher and they have a son named Dhyan Hari.
Hareesh began his career as a mimicry artist in a troupe named "Calicut Friends". He later joined troupes such as Calicut Super Jokes and V4 Calicut. He made his television debut in the Malayalam comedy reality show, Comedy Festival, aired in Mazhavil Manorama. His character as Jalianwala Kanaran made him a popular figure among the audiences. He made his film debut in the 2014 Malayalam film, Ulsaha Committee.
|2014||Ulsaha Committee||Jaliyan Kanaran |
|2014||Sapthamashree Thaskaraha||Cameo appearance|
|2015||Ellam Chettante Ishtam Pole|
|2015||Salt Mango Tree||Shafique|
|2015||Oru Second Class Yathra||Auto-rikshaw driver|
|2015||Rajamma @ Yahoo||Chandran|
|2015||Two Countries||Sajan Koyilandi|
|2016||Appuram Bengal Ippuram Thiruvithamkoor|
|2016||Welcome to Central Jail||Swami|
|2016||Kappiri Thuruthu||Thapala Pookunju|
|2017||Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu||Vineeth|
|2017||Vishwa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar||P.P Shibu |
|2017||Oru Cinemakkaran||Apartment Security|
|2017||Sherlock Toms||Fakruddin aka Fakru|
|2018||Street Lights||As a Thief|
|2018||Kalyanam||Sarath's Uncle/ Aveesh Kumar|
|2018||Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha||Bhavyan|
|2018||Ente Ummante Peru||Beeran|
|2019||Allu Ramendran||Coach Vijayan|
|2019||Lonappante Mamodeesa||Shameer |
|2019||Oru Adaar Love||PT Sir |
|2019||And the Oscar Goes To...||Babumon|
|2019||Sachin||Poocha Shyju |
|2019||Ittymaani: Made in China||Joji Pothen|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2017||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Comedian||Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu||Nominated|
|2018||Asianet Film Awards||Best Actor in a Humorous Role||Various||Won |
|2018||Vanitha Film Awards||Best Comedian||Aanakkallan, Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha||Won|
|2019||Vanitha Film Awards||Best Comedian||Various||Won|
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