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Sujith Shanker in an Indian Actor known for his works in Theater and Malayalam Cinema. He trained under Kavalam Narayana Panicker at the Sopanam Institute of Performing Arts (1999-2002) and subsequently at the National School of Drama (2002-2005) in Delhi. Here he worked with and studied under the likes of Anuradha Kapur, Abhilash Pillai, Khaled Tyabji, Robin Das, Kirti Jain, MK Raina, CR Jambe, Anamika Haksar and Adil Hussain.

Sujith Shanker
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Theater and Film Actor Sujith Shanker
EducationNational School of Drama

HELEN, written and performed by Sujith Shanker and directed by Abhilash Pillai was performed at Tokyo and Seoul as part of Performing Women: 3 Reinterpretations from Greek Tragedy hosted by the Japan Foundation as part of a joint work with artists from India, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Japan, in 2007.[1]



He was noticed in Rajeev Ravi's Malayalam film Njan Steve Lopez and is notable for his villainous roles in Malayalam cinema. He got his breakthrough with Dileesh Pothan's Maheshinte Prathikaaram. He also performed at the UNESCO International Theater Festival in Peru in 2010.

Personal LifeEdit

Sujith is the grandson of E. M. S. Namboodiripad. His mother Dr. MP Yamuna was a Gynecologist and his father EM Sreedharan, a Chartered Accountant and Politician. His brother Ameet Parameswaran is Asst. Professor, Dept. of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is married to Anju Mohandas, a filmmaker. [2][3]


Year Movie Director Character Comment
2009 Laadli Laila (The Virgin Goat) Murali Nair Debut
2014 Njan Steve Lopez Rajeev Ravi Hari
2016 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Dileesh Pothan Jimson Augustine
2017 Ezra Jay K Rabbi Markes
2017 C/O Saira Banu Antony Sony Sebastian
2017 Comrade In America Amal Neerad Manoj
2017 Hadiyya Unni Pranav
2017 Moothon Geethu Mohandas Latheef filming
2017 Gold Coins Pramod Gopal
2018 Ankarajyathe Jimmanmar Pradeep Narayanan Benjamin Lukose
2018 Eeda B. Ajithkumar Karipally Dineshan
2018 Aabhaasam Jubith Namradath Stranger
2018 Oru Kuprasidha Payyan Madhupal SP Simon George
2018 Utampadi Suresh P Thomas
2019 Nerkonda Paarvai H. Vinoth Tamil Debut


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  2. ^ Prakashj, Asha (15 August 2014). "Sujith Shankar doesn't want fame as EMS' grandson". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  3. ^ Sidhardhanj, Sanjith (24 January 2017). "Sujith Shanker, Pratap Pothen join Ezra". Times of India. Retrieved 16 March 2018.

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