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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.

Yog Japee
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2003 – 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.[1]

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.[2][3]


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Kaakha Kaakha Sethu
2004 Gharshana Das Telugu film
2005 Arinthum Ariyamalum Mani
2006 Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu Arun
2007 Billa Ranjith
2009 Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru John
Naan Avanillai 2 Nisha's Customer
2010 Aasal
2012 Billa II Ranjith
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
Enakkul Oruvan
X: Past Is Present Hindi film
2016 Jumbulingam 3D
Inspector Dawood Ibrahim Don Akbar Ali Malayalam film
Sadhuram 2
2017 Ennodu Vilayadu Sharma
Kanavu Variyam
Adhagappattathu Magajanangalay
Pannam Pathinonnum Seyum
2018 Abrahaminte Santhathikal Narayana Sethupathi Malayalam film
Pattinapakkam Sathya
2019 Podhu Nalan Karudhi


  1. ^ "Yog Japee to play a villain in Seventh Day - The Times of India". 8 April 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Yog Japee". The Hindu. 26 January 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  3. ^ Krishnamurthy, Akhila. "Ten minutes of brilliance". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 13 April 2014.

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