Manoj K. Jayan

Manoj Kadampoothramadam Jayan, popularly known as Manoj K. Jayan, is an Indian actor who predominantly acts in Malayalam and Tamil films in addition to a few Telugu and Kannada films. Manoj has won three Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor, respectively for his portrayals of Hariharan's "Kuttan Thampuran" in Sargam (1992), "Thalakkal Chandu" in Pazhassi Raja (2009) and "Kunjiraman" in Farook Abdul Rahiman's Kaliyachan. His most critically acclaimed characters are "Kuttan Thampuran" (Sargam),"Thirumangalath Neelakandan Namboothiri" in (Perumthachan),"Kunjunni Namboothiri" in Parinayam , "Unnikrishnan" in Venkalam, "Ananthakrishna Warrier" in (Sopanam), "Digambaran" (Anandabhadram) and "Thalakkal Chandu" (Pazhassi Raja) and many more. He is known for his polished acting skills and style quotient.

Manoj K. Jayan
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BornManoj Kadampoothramadam Jayan
(1966-03-15)15 March 1966
(age 54)
Alma materSouthern Film Institute, Trivandrum
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)Urvashi (m.1998-2008) (divorced)
Asha (m.2011-present)
ChildrenTejalakshmi (b.1999)
Amrit (b.2012)
Parent(s)K. G. Jayan
V. K. Sarojini

Personal lifeEdit

He was born on 15 March 1966, in Kottayam District, Kerala to the famous Carnatic musician and Padma Shri awardee K. G. Jayan and V. K. Sarojini, a teacher. He has an elder brother Biju K Jayan . He had his primary education from St. Joseph Convent UPS Kottayam and Sacred Heart Mount High School and pre-university degree from Government college, Nattakam (Kottayam). Then he joined at Southern Film Institute, Trivandrum to learn acting, but discontinued later. [1][2]

Manoj married film actress Urvashi on 2 May 1998, which ended in divorce in 2008. They have a daughter Tejalakshmi, born in 1999 .[3][4] Later, he married Asha on 2 March 2011, and they have a son Amrit, born on 30 December 2012.[5]

Selected FilmographyEdit

MalayalamEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2019 Ganagandharvan Kalasadhan Titto Directed by Ramesh Pisharody
Pathinettaam Padi Stanlin Moore Directed by Shankar Ramakrishnan
Evidey Symphony Zacaria Directed by KK Rajiv
Thottappan Fr.Peter
Vishudha Pusthakam
An International Local Story Shivan Directed by Harisree Asokan
2018 Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu Baba Directed by Arun Gopi
Mazhayathu Circle Inspector Directed by Suveeran
My Story Williams Directed by Roshni Dinaker
Bonsai Madhusoodhanan Nair
2017 Vilakkumaram Gireesh
Sadrishya Vakyam
Crossroad Driver
Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu Zacharia Pothen
Tharangam Antony Gonsalvez Directed by Dominic Arun
Solo Bhadhran Directed by Bejoy Nambiar
2016 Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti Neer Directed by Rishi Sivakumar
Sahapadi 1975 Narikkodu Narayanan
2015 Thilothama CI Rana
Beware of Dogs Smuggler
Kukkiliyar Wanderer Directed by Nemom Pushparaj
Vishwasam Athalle Ellam Prithviraj Singh
Negalukal Darappan Directed by Avira Rebecca
Chirakodinja Kinavukal Director Raghoouthaman Directed by Santhosh
Namasthe Bali Sunny
Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander Stephen Antony Directed by Perarasu
Mariyam Mukku Mariyanasan Directed by James Albert
2014 Nagara Varidhi Naduvil Njan Suresh Directed by Shibu. Scripted by Sreenivasan
Asha Black Senthil Directed by Robinson
Homely Meals Sarath Chandran Directed by Anoop Kannan
Onnum Mindathe Panchara Jose Directed by Sugeeth
Konthayum Poonoolum Sethu Directed by Jijo Antony
Black Forest Ex Military Man Directed by Joshy Mathew
2013 Kadhaveedu Qadir Directed by Sohanlal
Cleopatra Novelist Directed by Rajan Sankaradi
Neram Rayban Directed by Alphonse Puthran
Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty Himself Directed by Ranjith
Kaliyachan Kunjiraman produced by NFDC, Directed by Farooq Abdul Rahman
6 B Paradise[6] Aadhithyan
Ladies & Gentleman Anoop Directed by Sidique
Lokpal S P Vijayan Directed by Joshy
2012 Ardhanari Manjula Produced by M.G Sreekumar. Directed by Santhosh
Thattathin Marayathu Sub-Inspector Premkumar Directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan
Mallu Singh Pappan Directed by Vysakh
Njanum Ente Familiyum John Paileykunnel Directed by K.K Rajeev
2011 Vellaripravinte Changathi Krishnan Directed by Akku Akbar
Seniors Rashid Munna Directed by Vysakh
2010 Paattinte Palazhy Ameer Directed by Rajeev Anchal
Thoovalkattu Sundaran Directed by Venu B Nair
Nirakazhcha Sreekuttan
24 Hours Underworld Don, Ikhthar
Kayam Choonda Directed by P.Anil
Dhrona 2010 Maniyankottu Girishan Directed by Shaji Kailas
2009 Moz & Cat Panakkal Das Directed by Fazil
Winter Psychiatrist Directed by Deepu Karunakaran
Chattambinadu Mallanchira Chandramohan Directed by Shafi
Sagar Alias Jackie Reloaded Manu Directed by Amal Neerad
Pazhassi Raja Thalakkal Chanthu Directed by Hariharan. Scripted by MT Vasudevan Nair
Chemistry Bhadran Namboodhiri Directed by Viji Thampi
Madhyavenal Sakhavu Kumaran Directed by Madhu Kaithrapram.
Kavyam Ananthakrishna Bhagavathar
2008 Rathri Mazha Vivek Directed by Lenin Rajendran
Oru Pennum Randaanum Raman Pillai Directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Mizhikal Sakshi Aditya Varma Directed by Ashok R Nath. Scripted by Anil Mukhathala
Akasha Gopuram Alex Directed by KP Kumaran. Inspired from drama by World Famous Legendary Writer Henrik Ibsen
Twenty:20 Mahindran Directed by Joshy
Crazy Gopalan Babu John Directed by Deepu Karunakaran
Kanichukulangarayil CBI CBI officer Arjun Directed by Suresh - Vinu
Jubilee CBI Officer
2007 Big B Eddy John Kurishinkal Directed by Amal Neerad. Scripted by Unni R
Mayavi Balan Directed by Shafi
Time Durgadasan Directed by Shaji Kailas
Naalu Pennungal Ouseppu Directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Ekantham Dr. Sunny Directed by Madhu Kaithapram
Rock & Roll Saidapet Giri Directed by Ranjith
2006 Pathaka Hari Narayanan Directed by K Madhu
Bada Dosth Zakir Ali Directed by Viji Thampi
Smart City Sharath Chandran Directed by B Unnikrishnan
Ennittum Prof Jayadevan
Photographer Circle Inspector Directed by Ranjan Pramod
2005 Deepangal Sakshi Vinod
Arunam Achuthan Directed by Vinod Mankara
Rajamanikyam Raja Selvam Directed by Anwar Rasheed
Ananthabhadram Digambaran Dubbed in Malayalam,Tamil,Telugu,Kannada. Directed by Santhosh Sivan
Udayon PottanPathro Directed by Bhadran
2004 Natturajavu Antappan Directed by Shaji Kailas
Kaazhcha Vallakaaran Joy Directed by Blessy
Koottu Hameed Khan
Vajram Dracula Directed by Pramod Pappan
2003 Saphalam Govind Shankar Directed by Ashok R Nath
Mayamohithachandran Directed by Shibu
2002 Kattuchembakam S. P. Rajendra Varma Directed by Vinayan
Thandavam Dasappan Gaunder Directed by Shaji Kailas
Krishna Gopalakrishna Dr. Jacob Directed by Balachandra Menon
Phantom Circle Inspector Sebastian Directed by Biju Varkey. Scripted by Dennis Joseph
Kannaki Gounder Directed by Jayaraj
2001 Ravanaprabhu Sivadasan mla Directed by Ranjith
Unnathangalil Michal Directed by Jomon
Saivar Thirumeni Mithran Directed by Shajoon Karyal
Praja IPS officer David Directed by Joshy
2000 Valliettan Dasan Directed by Shaji Kailas - Scripted by Ranjith
Punaradhivasam Agricultural Officer Directed by VK Prakash
1999 Prempujari Singer guest role Directed by Hariharan
Aayiram Meni Babu Directed by IV Sasi
Sparsham Mahi Directed by Mohan Roop
1998 Manjukalavum Kazhinju Reghu Directed by Benny Sarathi
Aaghosham Rex Isaac Directed by TS Saji
Kalapam Bharathan Directed by Baiju Kottarakara
Ilamura Thamburan Ananthapadmanabhan Directed by Hari Kudappanakunnu
Panchaloham Paramu Directed by Shajoon Karyal
1997 Sammanam Viswanathan Directed by Sunder Das. Scripted by CV Balakrishnan
Vaachalam Sekharankutty Directed by Biju Varkey
Shibiram Kochu Varkey/Sajan Directed by TS Suresh Babu
Kannur Karivalloor Sivankutty Directed by Haridas
Churam Kunjunni Directed by Bharathan
Asuravamsam Palayam Murukan Directed by Shaji Kailas - Ranjith
1996 Swarnakireedam Achutty Directed by VM Vinu
Pallivathuckal Thommichan Dharmaraj Directed by Sandhya Mohan
Manthrika Kuthira Adovacate Directed by Viji Thampi
Sallapam Divakaran Directed by Sunder Das. Scripted by Lohitadas
Mookkilla Rajyathu Murimookkan Rajavu Mukundan Directed by Sasi Mohan
Kumkumacheppu Jayadevan Directed by Thulasi Das
Kanchanam James Antony
1995 Agrajan Aravindhan Directed by Dennis Joseph
Thumboli Kadappuram Willams Directed by Jayaraj
Ezharakoottam C I Viswanathan Directed by Kareem
1994 Vardhakya Puranam Jayan Directed by Rajasenan
Prathakshinam Unni Directed by Pradeep Chokli
Parinayam KunjunniNamboodiri Directed by Hariharan Script, M.T Vasudevan Nair
Bheesmacharya Dilip Directed by Cochin Haneefa
Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu Sachidanandan Directed by Viji Thampi
Palayam Noble Directed by TS Suresh Babu
Sukrutham Rajendran Directed by Harikumar. Scripted by MT Vasudevan Nair
1993 Venkalam Unnikrishnan Directed by Bharathan. Scripted by Lohitadas
Sopanam Ananthakrishna Warrior Directed by Jayaraj
O' Faby SI Siby Directed by Sreekuttan
Ethu Manju Kaalam Directed by Thulasidas
Samooham Majeed Directed by Sathyan Anthikad.
Chamayam Anto Directed by Bharathan. Scripted by John Paul
Ghazal Vandikaran Khadar Directed by Kamal.
1992 Kallanum Polisum Kallan Directed by IV Sasi
Valayam Ravi Directed by Sibi Malayil. Scripted by Lohitadas
Utsava Melam Singer Directed by Suresh Unnithan
Snehasagaram Muthu Directed by Sathyan Anthikad
Sargam Kuttan Thampuran Directed by Hariharan
Pandu Pandoru Rajakumari Vishnu Directed by Viji Thampi
Kudumbasametham Sivashankaran Directed by Jayaraj
1991 Sundhari Kakka Gang leader
Chakravarthy Thampi
Kadalora Kattu Babychan Directed by CP Jomon
Nettippattam Freddy
Chanchattam Babu Directed by Thulasidas
Marupuram Albey Directed by Viji Thampi. Scripted by Kaloor Dennis and Ranjith
1990 Prosecution Rajendran Directed by Thulasidas
Perumthachan Thirumagalathu Neelakandan Namboothiri Directed by Ajayan. Scripted by MT Vasudevan Nair
Anantha Vruthantham Kishore Directed by P Anil
1988 Mamalakalkkappurathu Naxalite Directed by Ali Akbar
1987 Ente Sonia Man at drink party

TamilEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2018 Pattinapakkam James Thomas Directed by Jayadev
2017 Solo Bhadran
2016 Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai S.I Directed by Mithran Jawahar
2014 Nee Naan Nizhal Senthil
2012 Billa II Koti Directed by Chakri
2009 Villu Inspector Joseph Directed by Prabhu Deva
2009 Thee ACP Jayan
2008 Ellam Avan Seyal Doctor Directed by Shaji Kailas
2008 Sadhu Miranda Rowdy Davidraj Directed by Sidique
2007 Dhandayuthapani Thamizharasu
2007 Sringaram Mirasdar Sukumar Directed by Sarada Ramanathan (Achieved 4 National Awards)
2006 Thimiru Periya Karuppu Directed by Gopi
2006 Thiruttu Payale Businessman Sivaraj Directed by Sushi Ganeshan
2006 Sudesi Private Detective Thilak
2005 Aanai Jayaram Directed by Selva
2005 Mannin Maindhan Bhairavamoorthy Directed by Ramanarayanan. Scripted by Kalaignar Karunanidhi
2005 Thirupaachi ACP Rajaguru Directed by Perarasu
2004 Jana DCP Rajasekhar Directed by Shaji Kailas
2004 Azhagesan Landlord's son
2004 Vishwa Thulasi Shiva Directed by Sumathi Ram
2003 Thirumalai Arasu Directed by Ramana
2003 Dhool Inspector Karunakaran Directed by Dharani
2002 Game Lenin Directed by John Amritraj
1991 Thalapathi Manoharan Directed by Mani Ratnam

TeluguEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2008 Souryam Shivaram Gowd
2003 Veede Venkiteshwara Rao
2004 Naidu LLB
1993 Sarigamalu Kittappa

KannadaEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2004 UgraNarasimha Intelligence officer

HindiEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Bheebhatsa Hijada

Television serialsEdit

Year Title Director
1988 Kumilakal Adam Ayub
1989 Devamanohari Nee Shajiyem
1989 Vaitharani P.Bhaskaran
1990 Samaganam N. Sankaran Nair
1990 Pankiyamma

AwardsEdit

Year Film Award
1992 Perumthachan
  • Film Artsclub Award
1993 Sargam
  • Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Film Critics Award
  • Film Chamber Award
  • Madras Lion's Club Award
1994 Chamayam, Sopanam
  • Film Critics Award
1994 Chamayam
  • Film Artsclub Award
2004 Thirumalai (Tamil)
  • Variety Cinema Award (Best Villain)
2006 Ananthabhadram
  • Film Critics Award (Best Actor)
  • Amritha Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Sathyan Smaraka Award (Best Supporting Actor)
2010 Pazhassi Raja
  • Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Film Fare Award (Best Supporting Actor)
  • Ujala Asianet Award (Special Jury Award)
  • The Exo Mathrubhumi Amrita Film Award (Best Supporting Actor)
  • SathyanSmaraka Award (Best Actor)
  • Amma Award Dubai (Best Supporting Actor)
  • The Mumbai Malayalam Film Awards (Best Supporting Actor)
  • JaiHind TV Award (Best Supporting Actor)
  • South Scope Cine Awards (Best Supporting Actor)
  • Bharath Murali Award (Best Actor)
2010 Madhyavenal, Thoovalkattu
  • Film Critics Award (Special Jury Award)
2012 Vellaripravinte Changathi
  • Asia vision award (Special Jury Award)
2012 Ardhanari
  • Jaycey Foundation Award 2012(Second Best Actor)
  • Ujala Asianet Award (Special Jury Award)
  • Sreekrishna Natya Sangeetha Academy Award(Chalachitra Prathibha Puraskaram)
  • Padmasree Thilakan Puraskaram at Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
2012 Kaliyachan
  • Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Mumbai Malayali Award (Special Jury Award)
2012 Various films
  • JaiHind TV Award (Versatile Actor)
  • IMAQ Award (Versatile Actor)
2015 Various Films
  • Bharath gopi Award (Life Time Achievement)
2016 Various Films
  • Lions Club International Calicut (Abhinaya Sreshta Puraskaram)
2016 Negalukal,Kukkiliyar
  • Film Critics Award (Best Actor)
2016 Various Films
  • Kairali TV BAHU MUGHA Prathibha Puraskaram (QATAR)
2016 Kaliyachan
  • Outstanding Performer of the year (ANAND TV Film Award London)

Other awardsEdit

  • 2020 - Abraham Lincoln Paramount Literary Award by The International Peace Council United States for his contributions towards cinema, cultural and social works.[7]

Playback singerEdit

Year Film/Album Song(s) Co-Singer(s) Lyricist Music Director
1993 Ayyappatheertham Pamba Ganapathiye,Deepam Kandu,Malamukalundoru swamy,Azhuthanadiyozhukku Solo MD Rajendran, PC Aravindan Kalarathnam K G Jayan (Jaya vijaya)
2001 Saiver Thirumeni Allikkallilu Vellam Kootti Solo Gireesh Puthenchery Raveendran
2011 Mazhanrutham Mazhayil Nin Solo Sohanlal Pradeep Somasundaram
2013 Pranavamalhar[8] Melle, Husbi Rubbi Solo Jaleel Sidharth Vijayan
2014 Onnum Mindathe Thathinantha Solo V R Santhosh Anil Johnson

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "ഭര്‍ത്താവിനെ അനുസരിക്കുന്നവളാണ് നല്ല ഭാര്യ". Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
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  8. ^ ""PRANAYAMALHAR" MUSIC ALBUM RELEASING ON RAMZAN". Movieparadiso.in. Archived from the original on 25 July 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2018.

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