|Born||22 February 1966|
Ponkunnam, Kerala, India
|Education||SIBM Pune (MBA)|
|Occupation||Film actor, martial artist|
|Children||Arthur Antony and Alex Antony|
Babu Antony (born 22 February 1966) is an Indian-American actor and martial artist, who works primarily in Malayalam cinema. He has also acted in several Tamil films along with a few Telugu, Kannada, Sinhalese, Hindi, Bangala and English films, mostly action and character roles. Babu owns mixed martial art academy in Houston.
He made his debut in Bharathan's Chilampu (1986). He started his career doing antagonist roles, but has also played the lead role in other films. He made a mark in Malayalam cinema through Fazil's 1986 thriller Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal . The film was remade into Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi and Babu Antony reprised his role in all the five versions. His career highlights include Vaishali (1988), Aparahnam (1991) and Uppukandam Brothers (1993). According to reports, Babu is all set for his directorial debut in Piano.
He was born to T.J. Antony and Mariyam Antony in Ponkunnam, Kerala, India. He was educated in Sacred Heart High School, Government Boys High School and St. Dominic's High School Kanjirappally. He graduated in English Literature from Pune. He has a master's degree in Business Administration in Human resources from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. He worked as a cinematographer in Film and Television Institute of India, Pune which led to his entry into the film industry.
He is married to Evgeniya Antony, who is a Russian American. The couple has two sons, Arthur Antony and Alex Antony.He trains his sons in martial arts and Arthur got his 1st Dan Black Belt in MMA.
Babu Antony is a Fifth Dan Black Belt in martial arts. He made his debut by playing an antagonist in Bharathan's Malayalam film Chilambu . His monopoly in quick punches, fast kicks and fluid movements in action scenes has gained him roles. He has acted in more than 160 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, English and Sinhalese. His heroic performance as an angry young man built a huge fan following among the audience, especially youngsters, in movies like Bharanakoodam , Gandhari, Chantha , Dada, Kadal and Kambolam . His portrayal of antagonists with shoulder level hair and a beard redefined the entire concept of a villain. Babu Antony shone in action roles as a hero and villain, and at the same time proved his mettle as an actor by performing a king's role in Vaishali , an ex-terrorist role in Aparahnam and an impecunious man in Sayaahnam . A few of his films were featured in national and international festivals and won recognition. His last Tamil/Telugu hits were Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaya and Kanchana . Currently he is doing a few Tamil and Malayalam films with directors like Vetrimaaran and Vasantha Balan.
|1985||Shathru||Man in the crowd||Malayalam|
|Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal||Renji||Malayalam|
|Makkal En Pakkam||Kidnapper||Tamil|
|Chilambu||Nephew of Appu Nair||Malayalam|
|Per Sollum Pillai||Tamil|
|Veendum Lisa||John Fernandes||Malayalam|
|Veendum Lisa||John Fernandes||Tamil|
|The News||Victor George||Malayalam|
|1990||Kottayam Kunjachan||Psycho Jimmy||Malayalam|
|Randam Varavu||Customs Officer Samuel||Malayalam|
|Nattukku Oru Nallavan||Bob||Tamil|
|Kasarkode Khaderbai||Kasim Bhai||Malayalam|
|Uppukandam Brothers||Uppukandam Sevichan||Malayalam|
|I Love India||Tamil|
|Rajadhani||Abbas Amanulla Khan||Malayalam|
|Kambolam||Tharakandam Daniel / Dany||Malayalam|
|Indian Military Intelligence||Imran Khan||Malayalam|
|Special Squad||Siby Matthew||Malayalam|
|1998||Gloria Fernandes from USA||Fernandes||Malayalam|
|Black||Govind Chengappa IPS||Malayalam|
|Nothing but Life||Omar||Malayalam|
|2005||Made in USA||Omar||English|
|2009||Leader||Raghuwaran / Kimbulawala Soththi Siran||Sinhala|
|Sufi Paranja Katha||Sufi||Malayalam|
|Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa||Joseph Thekekuttu||Tamil||Jessie’s father|
|Ye Maaya Chesave||Joseph Thekekuttu in the film Jessie||Telugu||Jessie’s father in the film|
|9 KK Road||Devdas Adiyodi||Malayalam|
|Kanyakumari Express||Ranjan Philip||Malayalam|
|Again Kasargod Khader Bhai||Kasargod Kasim Bhai||Malayalam|
|2011||Christian Brothers||Captain Rasheed Rahman||Malayalam|
|Uppukandam Brothers: Back in Action||Uppukandam Sevichan||Malayalam|
|2012||Ekk Deewana Tha||Joseph Thekkekutu||Hindi||Jessie’s father|
|2014||Kaaka Muttai||Shiva Chidambaram||Tamil|
|Moonam Naal Njayarazhcha||Malayalam|
|2017||Ezra||Rabbi David Benyamin||Malayalam|
|Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu||Chami||Malayalam|
|Bullets Blades and Blood||English|
|Santa Maria||TBA||Malayalam||Pre Production|
|Power Star||TBA||Malayalam||Pre Production|
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