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Pisharody in 2016
T. V. Ramesh
1 October 1981
|Occupation||Stand up comedian, Actor, director, comedian, impressionist, TV host|
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.
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.
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). 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.
|2000||Salam Saleem||Asianet||TV debut|
|2003 – 2004||Comedy Nagar Second Street||Asianet|
|2003 – 2009||Cinemala||Asianet||Also as script writer|
|2004 – 2009||Bluff Masters||Asianet Plus||with Dharmajan Bolgatty|
|2006||5 Star Thattukada||Asianet||Serial|
|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
|2007||Nazrani||Biju Cherian||Cameo appearance|
|2008||Positive||Cherry||Debut film work|
|2009||Achanum Ammayum Chirichappol||Binoy Eepan|
|2009||Kappal Muthalaali||Bhoominathan||Leading role|
|2013||Left Right Left||BBVP member|
|2014||To Noora with Love||Brother James|
|2015||Amar Akbar Anthony||Nallavanaya Unni|
|2016||Oru Muthassi Gadha||Fejo|
|2016||Angane Thanne Nethave Anjettennam Pinnale||Wilson Puthuppally|
|2017||Achayans||Fr. Jose Keerikkadan|
|2017||Gandhinagaril Unniyarcha||Das Injathotty|
|2018||Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam||TV News reader|
|2018||Chanakya Thanthram||Music director[clarification needed]|
|2018||Laughing Apartment Near Girinagar||Sunny|
|2020||The Priest||NA||Director: Jofin T. Chacko & Producer: B. Unnikrishnan|
|2020||Mohan Kumar Fans||NA||Director: Jis Joy|
- As director
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- M. K. Kuriakkose (11 December 2014). "Pisharody's Badayi..." manoramaonline.com.
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- "Ganagandharvan: Mammootty to star in Ramesh Pisharody's next". Newscoopz.com. 2 November 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.