Yog Japee is a Tamil film actor, who has appeared in character roles. He made his breakthrough playing a supporting role in Billa (2007) portraying the role of Ranjith, before playing a role of a police officer in Soodhu Kavvum (2013). He has also acted in a few Telugu and Malayalam films.
|Years active||2003 – present|
The actor has worked often in Gautham Menon's police films, and as Ranjith in the Billa film series. He also won positive reviews for his work in Soodhu Kavvum. He made his first appearance in a Malayalam film through 7th Day (2014) appearing as an antagonist.
Yog Japee is also the founder of Chennai-based theatre company theatre Y, and has worked with international clients such as the British Council, the United Nations and various colleges and schools in India. His work focuses on theatre training with children and mainstreaming theatre into education, as a tool for social awareness and development. Theatre Y strives towards a larger intervention of arts and culture in the education curriculum. Yog is a recipient of the prestigious international Fellowship on the Chevening-Clore Leadership Programme for Cultural Leaders for 2012-13, one among four scholars selected worldwide for this scholarship.
|2009||Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru||John|
|Naan Avanillai 2||Nisha's Customer|
|2013||Soodhu Kavvum||Brahma||Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Villain|
|2014||7th Day||Charlie||Malayalam film|
|Arima Nambi||Additional DGP Arulraj|
|2015||Gaddam Gang||Gabbar Singh||Telugu film|
|Kaaki Sattai||Dr. Devasagayam|
|X: Past Is Present||Hindi film|
|Inspector Dawood Ibrahim||Don Akbar Ali||Malayalam film|
|Pannam Pathinonnum Seyum|
|2018||Abrahaminte Santhathikal||Narayana Sethupathi||Malayalam film|
|2019||Podhu Nalan Karudhi|
- "Yog Japee to play a villain in Seventh Day - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
- "Yog Japee". The Hindu. 26 January 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
- Krishnamurthy, Akhila. "Ten minutes of brilliance". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 13 April 2014.