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Indrajith Sukumaran (born 17 December 1979) is an Indian film actor and playback singer. He predominantly works in Malayalam cinema and occasionally acts in Tamil, English, Telugu, and Hindi films. He has acted in nearly 90 films. Indrajith was born to the actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran and is the elder brother of actor Prithviraj Sukumaran.

Indrajith Sukumaran
Indrajith at 60th Filmfare Awards South (cropped).jpg
Indrajith at the 60th Filmfare Awards South in 2013
Born17 December 1979 (1979-12-17) (age 39)
ResidenceKochi, Trivandrum
Alma materSainik School Kazhakootam
Occupation
  • Actor
  • playback singer
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)
Poornima (m. 2002)
ChildrenPrarthana, Nakshatra
Parent(s)Sukumaran
Mallika Sukumaran
RelativesPrithviraj Sukumaran (brother)

Indrajith made his acting debut in the 2002 romantic drama Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan in an antagonistic role. And has gone on to star in over 80 films, notably Meesa Madhavan (2002), Runway (2004), Vesham(2004), Classmates (2006), Chotta Mumbai (2007), Arabikkatha (2007), Twenty:20 (2008), Nayakan (2010), Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram (2010), Ee Adutha Kaalathu (2012), Amen (2013), Left Right Left (2013), Ezhamathe Varavu (2013), Angels (2014) , Amar Akbar Anthony (2015) and Lucifer (2019).

Indrajith has also starred in a few Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu films, such as Before the Rains (2007), Sarvam (2009), Kavya's Diary (2009), and The Waiting Room (2010).

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Early life and familyEdit

Indrajith is born as the elder son of actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran at Thiruvananthapuram on 17 December 1979. His brother Prithviraj Sukumaran is also a well-known actor in south Indian cinema. Indrajith's initial schooling was at Shrine Vailankanni Senior Secondary School, T. Nagar, Chennai and St. Joseph's Boys' Hr. Sec. School, Coonoor, since the family was settled at Tamil Nadu at that time.[1] Later, when the family shifted to Kerala, he had his education from The NSS Public School Perunthanni, St.Mary's Residential Central School, Poojappura. He completed the rest of his school education at Sainik School Kazhakoottam, along with his brother Prithviraj. He was the captain of Tennis team while studying there. He also participated in music and acting competitions. He pursued bachelors with distinction in Computer science engineering from Rajaas Engineering College in Tirunelveli district and was working as a trainee in a software company when he entered into the film career. Later, he dropped his job and became busy with movies.[2]

Film careerEdit

 
Indrajith in 2016

His first cinematic role was in Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan, directed by Vinayan. He was noted for his villain role in the blockbuster Meesa Madhavan, directed by Lal Jose.

He acted alongside Mohanlal in Anwar Rasheed's Chotta Mumbai and Shaji Kailas's Baba Kalyani. His performance as the villain in Baba Kalyani was acclaimed by critics.[3] He acted with Mammootty in the movie Vesham

He also acted in Lal Jose's film Arabikkatha and Santhosh Sivan's Before the Rains. He paired with his brother Prithviraj Sukumaran in several films, including the 2006's hit film Classmates.[4][5] He starred in the lead role with Vineeth in Hariharan's Film Ezhamathe Varavu, written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair after the success of Pazhassi Raja (2009).

His debut Hindi film The Waiting Room, directed by Maneej Premnath was released in January 2010.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

On 13 December 2002, he married actress Poornima Mohan.[7][8] They have two daughters named Praarthana and Nakshatra.[9]

AwardsEdit

  • 2013 - TTK Prestige-Vanitha Film Awards - Best Supporting Actor - Amen[10]

Asiavision Awards

FilmographyEdit

MalayalamEdit

No. Year Title Role Director Notes
1 1986 Padayani Young Ramesh T. S.Mohan He plays the younger version of Mohanlal's character
2 2002 Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan Shyam Gopal Varma Vinayan
3 Meesa Madhavan Eapen Pappachi Lal Jose
4 2003 Pattalam Nandakumar Lal Jose
5 Mizhi Randilum Dr. Arun Ranjith
6 Mullavalliyum Thenmavum Andrew V. K. Prakash
7 2004 Runway Balu Damodar Joshy
8 Vesham Hariprasad V. M. Vinu
9 2005 Finger Print Kishore Varma Satheesh Paul
10 Police Anand V. K. Prakash
11 Deepangal Sakshi Rishikesh K.B. Madhu
12 Chanthupottu Komban Kumaran Lal Jose
13 Krithyam Ramdas Menon Viji Thampi
15 2006 Achanurangatha Veedu Police Officer Lal Jose
16 Classmates Pius George Lal Jose
17 Oruvan Sivan Vinu Anand
18 Baba Kalyani Babu Shaji Kailas
19 2007 Chotta Mumbai Tomichan Anwar Rasheed
20 Arabikatha Anwar Lal Jose
21 Ayur Rekha Anand G. M. Manu
22 Heart Beats Binoy Idikkula Vinu Anand
23 Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan Hareendra Varma Vinayan
24 Flash Priyan Sibi Malayil
25 2008 Kanal Kannadi A K Jayan Pothuval
26 Calcutta News Hari Blessy
27 Malabar Wedding Manu Kuttan Faisal, Rajesh
28 Soorya Kireedam Sivaram George Kithu
29 Minnaminnikoottam Sidharth Kamal
30 Twenty:20 Arun Kumar Joshy
31 2009 Nammal Thammil Johnny Viji Thampi
32 Seetha Kalyanam Ambi T. K. Rajeev Kumar
34 2010 Happy Husbands Rahul Valiyathan Saji Surendran
35 Nayakan Varadhanunni Lijo Jose Pellissery
36 Elsamma Enna Aankutty Eby Lal Jose
37 Chekavar Kasinathan Sajeevan
38 College Days Rohit Menon G. N. Krishnakumar
39 Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram Anoop Chandran Vinod Mankara
40 2011 Race Niranjan Kukku Surendran
41 City of God Swarnavel Lijo Jose Pellissery
42 Three Kings Bhaskaranunni Raja V. K. Prakash
43 Veettilekulla Vazhi Rassaq Biju
44 Vellaripravinte Changathi Manikunju Akku Akbar
45 2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Vishnu Arun Kumar
46 Karmayogi Rudran Gurukkal V. K. Prakash
47 Outsider Mukundan Premlal
48 Bachelor Party Geevarghese Amal Neerad
49 Mullamottum Munthiricharum Churatta Jose Aneesh Anwar
50 Akasathinte Niram Young Man Dr.Biju
51 Husbands in Goa Jerry Saji Surendran
52 Poppins Kanthan V. K. Prakash
53 2013 Amen Father Vincent Vattolli Lijo Jose Pellissery
54 Up & Down - Mukalil Oralundu[12] Thampuran T. K. Rajeev Kumar
55 Left Right Left Jayan Arun Kumar Aravind
56 Paisa Paisa Kishore Prashanth Murali
57 Arikil Oraal Siddharth Sunil Ibrahim
58 Ezhamathe Varavu Gopinath Menon Hariharan
59 Kaanchi Madhavan G.N Krishnakumar
60 Vedivazhipadu Joseph Shambu Purushothaman
61 101 Chodyangal Mugundan Sidhartha Siva
62 Zachariayude Garbhinikal Narrator Voice over
63 2014 Masala Republic S.I. Shambu Visakh G.S
64 Naku Penta Naku Taka Vinay Vayalar Madhankutty
65 Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Krishnanunni Anil Radhakrishnan Menon Cameo
66 Angels Hameem Hyder Jean Marcose
67 Cousins Joji Vyshak
68 2015 Rasam Balu Rajeev Nath
69 Double Barrel Vinci Lijo Jose Pellissery
70 Kohinoor Haider Vinay Govind
71 Amar Akbar Anthony Anthony Nadirshah
72 2016 Vettah ACP Xylex Abraham Rajesh Pillai
73 2017 Kaadu Pookkunna Neram Dr.Biju
74 Ezra Narrator Jay K Voice Over
75 Lakshyam Vimal Anzar Khan
76 Tiyaan Pattabhirama Giri Jiyen Krishnakumar
77 2018 Mohanlal Sethumadhavan Sajid Yahiya
78 2019 Lucifer Govardhan Prithviraj Sukumaran
79 2019 Virus Dr. Baburaj Aashiq Abu
80 2019 Thakkol Filming
81 2019 Kurup Srinath Rajendran Filming[13]
82 2019 Ithihasa 2 Binu Sadanandan
83 2019 Thuramukham Rajeev Ravi
84 2019 Aahaa Bipin Paul Samuel

Other languagesEdit

Year Title Role Language Director Notes
2002 En Mana Vaanil Tamil Vinayan Remake of Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan
2008 Before the Rains Manas English Santosh Sivan
2009 Kavya's Diary Raj Telugu Karuna Prakash
2009 Sarvam Naushad Tamil Vishnuvardhan
2010 The Waiting Room Cop Hindi Maneej Premnath
2018 Naragasooran Tamil Karthick Naren

DiscographyEdit

Year Song Film Co-singers Music Notes
2003 "Anthinilaa" Mullavalliyum Thenmavum Ousepachan
2010 "Happy Husbands" Happy Husbands Andand Narayan, Achu Rajamani M. Jayachandran
2010 "Ranadheera" Nayakan Preethi Pillai Prasanth Pillai
2010 "Poril Theyyaram" Chekavar Ragged Skull Rahul Raj
2013 "Hey Ithuvazhi" Arikil Oraal Chithra Iyyer Gopi Sunder
2014 "Kalichiri" Masala Republic Sithara Jassie Gift
2014 "Ee Mizhiyimakal" Angels - Jakes Bejoy
2015 "Premamennaal" Amar Akbar Anthony Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Kalabhavan Shajon Nadirshah
2018 "Naadum Vitte" Mohanlal - Tony Joseph

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "പൃഥ്വിയ്ക്ക് എന്തെങ്കിലും വിഷമമുണ്ടായാല് ഇന്ദ്രനാണ് ദുഃഖം :Interview with Mallika Sukumaran". malayalam.oneindia.com. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  2. ^ "പ്രിത്വിക്കു നൊന്ത്തൽ ഇന്ദ്രന് വേദനിക്കും:Interview with Mallika Sukumaran". nanaonline.in. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  3. ^ Indrajith in heights. Weblokam. Retrieved on 2012-08-19.
  4. ^ It's been a fabulous onscreen year for Indrajith and Prithviraj
  5. ^ Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Indrajith To Team Up Again?
  6. ^ Prithviraj's brother, Indrajith Sukumaran gets a Hindi film offer
  7. ^ [1] Archived 19 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Double celebration. The Hindu (2002-12-13)
  9. ^ http://www.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/malayalamContentView.do?contentId=15015435&programId=3982928&channelId=-1073750705&BV_ID=@@@&tabId=3
  10. ^ http://kerala9.com/news-category/news/movie-news/ttk-prestige-vanitha-film-awards-shobhana-prithviraj-win-best-actor-actress-awards
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ http://www.metromatinee.com/News/Up%20and%20Down%20%20Mukalil%20Oraalundu.-4626-1
  13. ^ "Confirmed! Indrajith Sukumaran joins Dulquer Salmaan starrer 'Kurup' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 September 2019.

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