Ramesh Pisharody

Ramesh Pisharody (born 1 October 1981) is an Indian stand-up comedian, impressionist, television presenter, actor and film director, who works in Malayalam television, stage, and film industry.

Ramesh Pisharody
Pisharody in 2016
T. V. Ramesh

(1981-10-01) 1 October 1981 (age 38)
Karikode, Kottayam, Kerala, India
OccupationStand up comedian, Actor, director, comedian, impressionist, TV host

Personal lifeEdit

Pisharody was born as the youngest son in the family and has four siblings. In 2000, he joined Cochin Stallions the mimicry troupe of Salim Kumar. Meanwhile, he completed graduation in politics from Dewaswom Board College, Thalayolaparambu. Ramesh is married to Soumya and the couple has three children.[1][2][3]


He joined Salim Kumar's mimicry troupe Cochin Stallions when it was formed in 2000 and worked for four years. He also made his television debut in 2000 in an Onam-special program with Salim Kumar on Asianet. Three years later, he began working with comedians Sajan Palluruthy and Kalabhavan Prajod in the comedy program Comedy Show on Asianet. Later, he went on to work in more comedy programs in Asianet, such as Cinemala, Five Star Thattukada, and Comedy Cousins. It was while working in Cinemala he first met Dharmajan Bolgatty, both of them would later team up to form a comedy duo. When Asianet Plus was launched in 2005, Pisharody and Dharmajan co-hosted the comedy show Bluffmasters. The show was a breakthrough in their career and it ran for more than 450 episodes. Besides, he also frequently performs on stage as a stand-up comedian.[1][2]

He debuted as a film actor through Positive (2008) in a prominent supporting role. Although his first release was Nasrani (2007) in which he played a minor role. He then went on to act in several Malayalam films, mostly in supporting roles. In the 2014 film To Noora with Love, he acted in a negative role. His first leading role was in the comedy film Kappal Muthalaali (2009).[4][3] His other notable films include Celluloid (2013), Left Right Left (2013), Immanuel and Amar Akbar Anthony. In 2013, Dharmajan and Pisharody teamed again for the comedy series Badai Bungalow on Asianet with Pisharody as co-host (with Mukesh) and Dharmajan as actor. It aired for five years. Pisharody made his directional debut in 2018 through the comedy-drama Panchavarnathatha starring Jayaram and Kunchacko Boban, which received favourable reviews and successful run at the box office. His second directional venture was Ganagandharvan with Mammootty.[5]



Year(s) Program Channel Notes
2000 Salam Saleem Asianet TV debut
2003 – 2004 Comedy Nagar Second Street Asianet
Comedy Show Asianet
2003 – 2009 Cinemala Asianet Also as script writer
2004 – 2009 Bluff Masters Asianet Plus with Dharmajan Bolgatty
2006 5 Star Thattukada Asianet Serial
2007 Comedy Cousins Asianet
2008 Minnum Tharam Asianet
2013 – 2018 Badai Bungalow Asianet Comedy/Celebrity talk show
2015 Cinema Chirima Mazhavil Manorama
2015 – 2017 Evide Ellarkum Sugham DD Malayalam Phone-in program
2016 – 2017 Home Minister Amrita TV Game show
2018 Comedy Utsavam Flowers TV Reality show
2018 Utsavam Super Star Flowers TV Reality show
2018 Comedy Stars Plus Asianet Plus Reality show
2018 Thamasha Bazaar Zee Keralam Comedy talk show
2019-2020 Big Salute Mazhavil manorama Reality show
2020 Comedy Stars Season 2 Asianet Reality show


As actor
Year Film Role Notes
2007 Nazrani Biju Cherian Cameo appearance
2008 Positive Cherry Debut film work
2009 Achanum Ammayum Chirichappol Binoy Eepan
2009 Kappal Muthalaali Bhoominathan Leading role
2011 Maharaja Talkies Avinash
2011 Veeraputhran Akbar
2012 Manthrikan Subrahmanyan
2013 Celluloid Pillai
2013 Immanuel Venkatesh
2013 Left Right Left BBVP member
2014 Salala Mobiles Shajahan
2014 Manja Krish K.K
2014 Peruchazhi Minister's assistant
2014 Nakshathrangal Vinod
2014 To Noora with Love Brother James
2015 Amar Akbar Anthony Nallavanaya Unni
2015 Charlie Sojan Cameo appearance
2016 Aadupuliyattam Sunny
2016 Oru Muthassi Gadha Fejo
2016 Angane Thanne Nethave Anjettennam Pinnale Wilson Puthuppally
2017 Ramante Edanthottam Varmaji
2017 Achayans Fr. Jose Keerikkadan
2017 Gandhinagaril Unniyarcha Das Injathotty
2018 Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam TV News reader
2018 Kuttanadan Marpappa Peter
2018 Chanakya Thanthram Music director[clarification needed]
2018 Laughing Apartment Near Girinagar Sunny
2019 Madhura Raja Newsreporter
2019 Ulta |
2020 The Priest NA Director: Jofin T. Chacko & Producer: B. Unnikrishnan
2020 Mohan Kumar Fans NA Director: Jis Joy
As director



  1. ^ a b M., Athira (17 January 2013). "Seriously funny". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b M., Athira (8 June 2016). "Comedy central". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b M. K. Kuriakkose (11 December 2014). "Pisharody's Badayi..." manoramaonline.com.
  4. ^ "Ramesh Pisharodi". asianetglobal.com.
  5. ^ "Ganagandharvan: Mammootty to star in Ramesh Pisharody's next". Newscoopz.com. 2 November 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.

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