Vineeth Sreenivasan

Vineeth Sreenivasan (born 1 October 1984) is an Indian playback singer, actor, film director, screenwriter, producer, lyricist, music composer, creative director and dubbing artist. He predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. Vineeth is son of the actor-screenwriter Sreenivasan.

Vineeth Sreenivasan
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Vineeth in 2018
Born
Vineeth Sreenivasan

(1984-10-01) 1 October 1984 (age 36)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)
Divya Narayanan
(m. 2012)
Children2
Parent(s)
RelativesDhyan Sreenivasan (Brother)
M. Mohanan (Uncle)

He made his film debut in 2003 singing the song "Kasavinte Thattamittu" from Kilichundan Mampazham, and later also worked in music albums. Vineeth made his acting debut in Cycle (2008), and since then he has acted in numerous films. His directorial debut was in 2010 with Malarvaadi Arts Club, also written by him. He scripted and directed the film Thira in 2013, which introduced his younger brother Dhyan Sreenivasan as an actor.

Vineeth's second directorial venture Thattathin Marayathu (2012) became one of the highest-grossing films of 2012. His first script for another director was Oru Vadakkan Selfie (2015), directed by G. Pajith. His most recent directorial was Jacobinte Swargarajyam (2016).[1] Vineeth established the film production house named Habit of Life and produced its debut film Aanandam in 2017.

Early life and familyEdit

Vineeth Sreenivasan is the eldest son of Malayalam screenwriter and actor Sreenivasan and Vimala.[2] He completed his primary education from nursery to 10th standard at Rani Jai Higher Secondary School. He graduated in mechanical engineering from KCG College of Technology, Chennai.

CareerEdit

He is a part of the band Malayalee with Jakes Bejoy, Shaan Rahman and Arjun Sasi. He made his acting debut playing one of the main protagonists in the Malayalam film Cycle, which did well at the box office.[3] He did his second movie role with his father in the movie Makante Achan.

He writes the lyrics of most of his album songs and has also shown his direction skills in directing his own music videos. His music album Coffee @ MG Road became a super-hit instantly. He got first prize in Mappilappattu in the Kerala State Youth Festival 1998, where he showed his ability for quick wit. When he was asked whether his father liked him singing Mappilappattu, he answered, "He didn't have any hatred towards my Mappilappattu, to my knowledge."

Vineeth won the AMMA Best Male Singer Award 2008 for his songs "Mampullikkavil" and "Jillu Jillu" and also the Best Male new face of the year 2008 by Asianet, for his role in Cycle. Vineeth wrote the script and Lyrics and debuted as director for the movie Malarvadi Arts Club with seven new young actors. He won the Asiavision award for the best debutant director for Malarvadi Arts Club. Thattathin Marayathu is the second movie in which he was the screenwriter, director and playback singer. His third movie Thira was released in 2013, in which he introduced his younger brother Dhyan Sreenivasan.

Personal lifeEdit

Vineeth married Divya Narayanan on 18 October 2012, after an eight-year-long relationship since 30 March 2004. She was his junior at KCG College of Technology in Chennai.[4] The couple have a son Vihaan Divya Vineeth on 30 June 2017[5] and a daughter Shanaya Divya Vineeth on 2 October 2019.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Award Year Category Film Result
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards 2019 Best Supporting Actor (Male) Thanneer Mathan Dinangal Won[6]
South Indian International Movie Awards 2012 Best Director Thattathin Marayathu Nominated
Best Male Playback Singer(Malayalam) Thattathin Marayathu Nominated
2015 Best Male Playback Singer (Malayalam) Om Shanti Oshana Won
2016 Best Male Playback Singer (Malayalam) Premam Nominated
2018 Best Male Playback Singer (Malayalam) Cappucino Won
Vanitha Film Awards 2014 Best Male Playback Singer Om Shanti Oshana Won
2015 Best Star Pair (shared with Namitha Pramod) Ormayundo Ee Mukham Won
2019 Best Star Pair (shared with Nikhila Vimal) Aravindante Athidhikal Won
Asianet Comedy Awards 2016 All rounder of the year Various Films Won
Asianet Film Awards 2017 Youth Icon of the Year Various Films Won
Asiavision Awards 2012 Man Of The Year Thattathin Marayathu Won
Popular Movie Thattathin Marayathu Won
2013 Socially Committed Movie Thira Won
2015 Best Playback singer Premam Won
2017 Popular Singer Velipadinte Pusthakam Won

FilmographyEdit

ActorEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Cycle Roy Debut film
2009 Makante Achan Manu
2011 Traffic Raihan
Chappa Kurishu Ansari
2012 Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar Shyam
2014 Om Shanti Oshana Dr. Prasad Varkey
Ormayundo Ee Mukham Gautham
2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Jack Tracker / Nivin
Oru Second Class Yathra Nandu
Kunjiramayanam Kunjiraman
2016 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Yusuf Shah Cameo Appearance
Oru Muthassi Gada Zachariah (young) Cameo Appearance
2017 Aby Aby
Oru Cinemakkaran Alby
Aana Alaralodalaral Hashim Jamaludeen
2018 Aravindante Athidhikal Aravindan
Naam Himself Cameo Appearance
2019 Thanneer Mathan Dinangal Ravi Padmanabhan
Love Action Drama Suman/Rohan Negative role
Manoharam Manoharan/Manu
Helen Kanchan (Prisoner) Cameo Appearance
2021 Sara'S Himself Cameo Appearance

DirectorEdit

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Writer Creative Director
2010 Malarvaadi Arts Club Yes Yes No Debut of Actor Nivin Pauly
2012 Thattathin Marayathu Yes Yes No Produced By Mukesh & Sreenivasan
2013 Thira Yes No No Debut of his brother Dhyan Sreenivasan
2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie No Yes No Directed by G. Prajith
2016 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Yes Yes No Debut production venture of Big Bang Entertainments
2021 Kunjeldho No No Yes Directed by Mathukkutty
2021 Hridayam Yes Yes No Produced by Visakh Subramaniam

ProducerEdit

Dubbing artistEdit

NarratorEdit

DiscographyEdit

As playback singerEdit

Year Song Film Co-Singer
2002 Kasavinte Thattamittu Kilichundan Mampazham Sujatha Mohan
2004 Karale Karalinte Udayananu Tharam Rimi Tomy
2005 Naran Theme Naran K S Chithra
Omanapuzha Chanthupottu Solo
2006 Ente Khalbile Classmates Solo
Pidiyana Thuruppu Gulan Solo
Thevaram Rasathanthram Solo
Mayajalakathin Out of Syllabus
Kokkokko Speed Track Rimi Tomy
Karineela Chakkara Muthu Sujatha Mohan
Hridhayavum Hridhayavum Notebook Jyotsna
Kallayipuzha Wanted
Maama Nee Mongathayya Rasikan
Kilukam Kilukilukkam Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
Kamba Kamba Chacko Randaaman
2007 Manam Thelinja Goal Jyotsna
Nagaram Viduram Ore Kadal Solo
Sankadathinu Panthaya Kozhi Solo
Tharaka Malarukal Arabikatha Sujatha Mohan
Chela Thumbile Yes Your Honour Solo
Palakuri Kandu Solo
Oru Vaku Minadathe July 4
Manmadhanalle Inspector Garud Rimi Tomy
Kannum Chimmi
Mambullikavil Katha Parayumbol Shweta Mohan
Theni Payum Vinodayathra Solo
Indhumukhee Aayur Rekha
Kanne Kannadi Challenge
Aalilayum Veeralipattu Manjari
Yaduni Paradesi
Oru Kaanakanavin Kangaroo
Atho Thamasa Boss I Love You
Ennomalalle Athisayan Rimi Tomy
Sararanthal Chengathipoocha
Nin Hridayamounam Flash
Chinnanchiru Chitte Muruga (Tamil)
Muthu Mazha Big B Jyotsna Radhakrishnan
2008 Varna Pyinkilli Cycle
Puthiyoreenam
Kanaponnin Solo
Kanmaniye Punyam Annan Thambi Solo
Neelanilapoothinkal Gopalapuram
Janmatheeratengo Pachamarathanalil
Shaarike Jubilee
Aaranu Nee
Akkam Pakkam Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam
Poonila Punchiri Aandavan
We are in Love Minnaminnikoottam
KoonillaKunnin Anthiponvettam
Iru Vizhiyo Pirivom Santhippom (Tamil)
Njanoru Rajavaayal Kabadi Kabadi Rimi Tomy
Jillu Jillu Mayabazar
2009 Ee Vennilavinte Geetham Makante Achan
Othorumichoru
Ninakayi Ithu Nangalude Lokham
Neela Koovala Kadha, Samvidhanam Kunchakko
Unnam Marannu 2 Harihar Nagar
Ondu Besarada Dina AUTO(Kannada)
Rajakumari LollyPop
Pacha Vellam Calendar
Oorma Thirivil Passenger
Aaro Nilavayi Ee Pattanathil Bhootham
Kashmir Poove Currency
2010 Vadakka Therkka Aval Peyar Thamizharasi (Tamil)
Manya Maha Janangale Malarvaadi Arts Club
Lavan Kashmalan
Ayiram Katham
Innori Mazhayil
Changayi
Aval Appadi Ontrum Azhagillai Angadi Theru (Tamil) Ranjith
Neerpalunkumzhi Orange Shweta Mohan
2011 Akkare Ninnoru Poonkaatu Spanish Masala Sujatha Mohan
2012 Kesu Ninte Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar
Anuraagathin Velayi Thattathin Marayathu
Shyaamambaram
Aayiram Kannumayi
Oh Sahiba - Theme Song
Ee Pakalariyathe Theevram Shweta Mohan
2013 Theerathe Neelunne Thira Solo
Jillam Jillada Pottas Bomb Solo
Sorry Please Thank You Nam duniya Nam Style(Kannada) Tipu
2014 Kaatu Mooliyo Ohm Shanthi Oshaana
Mannil Pathiyum God's Own Country Divya S. Menon
Iru Hrudayam Onnay Parayan Baaki Vechathu
Assalumundiriye Polytechnic Mridula Warrier
Surumakalezhuthiya To let Ambadi Talkies
Doore Doore Ormayundo Ee Mukham
Ee Mizhikalin Mridula Warrier
2015 Ettum Pottum You Too Brutus
Chennai Pattanam Oru Vadakkan Selfie
Enne Thallendammaava Shaan Rahman
Aluva Puzha Premam Solo
Ambazham Thanalitta Oru Second Class Yathra Mridula Warrier
Oru Vidha Aasai Maari
Dum Dum Dum Kohinoor Solo
Aa Oruthi Aval Oruthi Anarkali Manjari
Ayyayyo Ayyayyo Kunjiramayanam Solo
Thumbappoove Sundari
Ende Maavum Poothe Adi Kapyare Kootamani Shaan Rahman, Arun Alat, Rzee
Ullathu Chonnaal Rajamma @ Yahoo
2016 Chiriyo Chiri Punchiri Action Hero Biju
Doorangal Thaandippokum Aakashavani
Ee Shishirakaalam Jacobinte Swargarajyam
Dubai
Muzhuthingal Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya
Kurumbathi Chundari nee Annmariya Kalippilaanu
Oruthikku Pinnil Pretham Vineeth Sreenivasan (Female Voice)
Thennal Nilavinte Oru Muthassi Gadha Aparna Balamurali
2017 Hrudayavaathil C/O Saira Banu Jyotsna Radhakrishnan
Janah Meri janah Cappuccino
Kannake Oru Cinemakkaran Teenu Tellance
Entammede Jimikki Kammal Velipadinte Pusthakam Shaan Rahman
2018 Manikya Malaray Povi Oru Adaar Love
Kanne Thai Malare Aravindante Athidhikal Shaan Rahman
Rasathi Liya Susan Verghese
Moovandan Manchottil Oru Pazhaya Bomb Kadha
Konjam Sirikkirean Amutha
Nigara Than Nigara Aan Devathai (Tamil)
Then Kiliye June
2019 Churulariyaatha Love Action Drama
Kudukku Love Action Drama
Pon Thaarame Helen
Praanante Helen
2020 Thora Mazhayilum Sajan Bakery Since 1962
2020 Mizhinilavai Grahanam(Malayalam)
2021 Oru Thoomazhayil Marathon(Malayalam)
2021 Varavayi Nee Sara's Divya Vineeth
2021 Nenjame Nenjame Sara's Gowry Lekshmi
2021 Itha Vazhi Maariyodunnu #Home Arun Alat

AlbumsEdit

Year Song Album
2007 Friends Forever Malayalee
Minnalazhakey Malayalee
Neeyente Khalbil Kayari Monjulla Painkili
2008 Coffee @ Mg Road Coffee @ MG Road
College Coffee @ MG Road
Masha Allah Coffee @ MG Road
Palavattam Coffee @ MG Road
Let Me Tell You A Story Coffee @ MG Road
O Saathi Coffee @ MG Road
Peythu Peythu Coffee @ MG Road
Poonkuyile Coffee @ MG Road
Ethra Rathrikalil Violet
Azhakee Nee Charathu Violet
Kingini Kaattile Minnaminni
Thumbila Chorunnan Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
Kuttanaattile Vallakkari Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
Thinkalazhcha Kaalathu Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2009 Mizhiyil 6th module
Kulirmazha Pookkalum Kumkumam
Anuraga Painkiliye Mounam Pranayam
Anthikkili Chengila Ketti Varumo Vasantham
Nilachandanam Pozhiyave Varumo Vasantham
Ekanaay Alone
Ninne La Cochin
2010 Unaru Keralame Legends from CAN-TEEN
2011 Neelathamara Liquidize
2012 Azhakhe Parayathe
2013 Anbe Anbe
Ariyathe Ninayathe Ninayathe
2018 Veendum Pallathi
2019 Mayum Meghame Mizhiyil Nirayum Maunam
2021 Maane Oh Maane Adipoli - Tamil Independent Single

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 April 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Nagarajan, Saraswathy (2 April 2005). "Making his mark". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 11 August 2007. Retrieved 30 July 2007.
  3. ^ George, Vijay (18 January 2008). "Balancing act". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 10 February 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2008.
  4. ^ "Vineeth-Divya wedding". Archived 20 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine ManoramaOnline, 18 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Vineeth Sreenivasan shares adorable picture of baby Vihaan". Mathrubhumi. Archived from the original on 19 July 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Vineeth Sreenivasan gets Kerala Film Critics Association Awards".

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