Baburaj (actor)

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Baburaj
Born
Baburaj Jacob

(1964-03-05) 5 March 1964 (age 57)
Aluva, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
Alma mater Union Christian College, Aluva
Maharaja's College, Ernakulam
Government Law College, Ernakulam
Occupation
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2002)
ChildrenAbhay, Akshay
(From 1st marriage)
Aarcha, Adhri
(With Vani Viswanath) [1]

Baburaj Jacob, mononymously known as Baburaj, is an Indian film actor, director and screenwriter, who works predominantly in Malayalam cinema, and has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. He began and established his career in cinema by playing antagonistic roles and graduated to comedic and character roles after Salt N' Pepper (2011). [2] He has directed two Malayalam films and written a number of films.

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Personal life

Baburaj was born to P. J. Jacob Oleekkal and T. I. Karmali Thottungal. Baburaj married twice. He has two sons from his first marriage named Abhay and Akshay. [3] His second marriage is to South Indian action heroine Vani Viswanath. The couple has two children, a daughter named Aarcha and a son named Adhri. Babu Raj is an Advocate. They reside at Kochi. On 14 Feb 2017, Baburaj was stabbed by one of his neighbours in Idukki following an argument. [4]

Film career

Baburaj started his acting career as a junior artist. His debut in Malayalam was Beeshmacharyar (1994), directed by Cochin Haneefa, where he played a notorious villain. He also acted as a villain in the Hindi movie, Hulchul, which was a remake of the Malayalam blockbuster, Godfather. He produced four Malayalam movies and one Tamil movie. [5]

In 2009, he debuted as a director in the Malayalam movie Black Dalia , [6] starring Himself and Suresh Gopi in lead. He also directed the movie Manushyamrugam , starring Himself and Prithviraj Sukumaran in lead. His wife produced the movie.

In 2011, he did a comedy role in Salt N' Pepper , directed by Aashiq Abu. His performance was well noted along with others. He was also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Malayalam for the same. With this comedy role in Salt N' Pepper , he became one of the busiest actors in Malayalam cinema. He did comedy roles in films such as Ordinary and Mayamohini . Apart from this, he was a lead actor in films such as Naughty Professor and DYSP Sankunni Uncle.

Murder attempt

Malayalam actor Baburaj was stabbed on Wednesday, 14 February 2017,at his resort in Adimali of Idukki district following a dispute with the locals. The actor was immediately taken to a hospital and was under medical care at the Ernakulam Rajagiri hospital. Fortunately, there was no damage to internal organs, but he lost a chest muscle. He underwent treatment in Rajagiri Hospital, Ernakulam, and left hospital without any complication. According to reports, Baburaj got into a heated argument with locals when he brought in a few labourers to clean the pond located at his resort, Whitemist Emerald. The pond was one of the main water sources for the neighbours living around the resort and they objected to the cleaning. They contented that they drew water from the pond for their daily use and draining it will cause water shortage during the summer. [7]

Awards

Filmography

As Actor

  1. Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham as Puthumana Panicker
  2. Power Star (2020 film)
  3. Joji (film) (2021) as Panachel Jomon
  4. Black Coffee
  5. Vikruthi (2019)
  6. My Great Grandfather (2019)
  7. Koodasha (2018) as Lead role
  8. Neeli (2018)
  9. Sketch (2018)
  10. Kaly (2018)
  11. Thrissivaperoor Kliptham (2017) as Joy Chembadan
  12. Honey Bee 2.5 (2017) as Himself (cameo)
  13. Honey Bee 2: Celebrations (2017) as Fernandez d'Silva aka Ferno
  14. Wonderful Journey (2016)
  15. Poyi Maranju Parayathe (2016)
  16. 8 March (2015)
  17. Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu (2014)
  18. Tamaar Padaar(2014) as Jumper Thambi and Terrorist (Dual role)
  19. Peruchazhi (2014)
  20. Ulsaha Committee (2014) as Chopra
  21. Sringaravelan (2013) as Mahalingam
  22. Blackberry (2013)
  23. Pigman (2013) as GM Veera Swamy
  24. Ithu Manthramo Thanthramo Kuthanthramo (2013) as S. S. Nair
  25. Policemamman (2013) as Sankaranunni
  26. Honey Bee (2013)
  27. Kammath & Kammath (2013) as Driver Gopi
  28. Entry (2013) as ACP Rishikesh
  29. Idiots (2012) as Freddy
  30. Mr. Marumakan (2012) as Advocate K.V. Panikkar
  31. Jawan of Vellimala (2012)
  32. Cinema Company (2012) as Sabu, a movie-loving thug
  33. Naughty Professor (2012) as Professor Viswambaran
  34. Mayamohini (2012) as Advocate Laksmi Narayanan
  35. Ordinary (2012) as Vakkachan
  36. Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty (2012) as Thomas
  37. Vaidooryam (2012)
  38. Second Show (2012) as Chaver Anthony & Chaver Vavachan
  39. Asuravithu (2012)
  40. Manushyamrugam (2011) as Tipper Johnny
  41. Salt N' Pepper (2011) as Babu Raj
  42. Pokkiri Raja (2010)
  43. Thanthonni (2010) as Ummachan
  44. Pramani (2010)
  45. Daddy Cool (2009) as Soman
  46. Black Dalia (2009) as CI Anwar Ali
  47. My Big Father (2009) as Chacko
  48. Twenty:20 (2008) as Nazar
  49. Aayudham (2008 film) as C. I. Rappayi
  50. Nasrani (2007) as Sayed
  51. Indrajith (2007) as Hamid
  52. Nagaram (2007) as Lawrence
  53. Nadiya Kollappetta Rathri (2007) as Lakkidi Manikantan
  54. Sooryan (2007) as Kattiparaban
  55. Mission 90 Days (2007) as Major Deepak
  56. Athisayan (2007)
  57. Time (2007 film) as Damodharan Kartha
  58. Chotta Mumbai (2007)
  59. Pranayakalam (2007)
  60. Avan Chandiyude Makan (2007) as Sonychan
  61. Abraham & Lincoln (2007) as Ameen
  62. Ali Bhai as Koya
  63. Black Cat (2007)
  64. Pothan Vava (2006)
  65. The Don (2006) as Abdu
  66. Chess (2006) as Sarath
  67. Chinthamani Kolacase (2006) as Isra Qureshi
  68. Thuruppu Gulan (2006)
  69. Chacko Randaaman (2006) as Karibadam Kannan
  70. Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) as Vishnu
  71. Mahasamudram (2006) as Rajan
  72. Ravanan(2006) as Jamal
  73. Prajapathi (2006)
  74. Nerariyan CBI(2006) as Poopparathy Vasu
  75. Bada Dosth (2006)
  76. Highway Police (2006) as Vikram
  77. Rajamanikyam (2005) as Vikraman
  78. Lokanathan I.A.S (2005) as Unnithan
  79. Rappakal (2005) as Manikantan
  80. Isra (2005) as Bhadran
  81. Athbhutha Dweepu (2005) as Captain Mohammad
  82. Amrutham (2004)
  83. Sathyam (2004) as Mattancherry Michael
  84. Kusruthi (2004) as Ramabhadran
  85. Chakram (2003) as Sudhakaran
  86. Kilichundan Mampazham (2003) as Hamsa
  87. Vaalkkannadi (2003)
  88. Sivam (2002) as Ashokan
  89. Jagathi Jagadish in Town (2002) as Rajaji
  90. Stop Vilonce (2002)
  91. Sraavu(2001) as Shivan
  92. Nariman (2001) as Ajayan
  93. Red Indians (film) (2001) as Jumbo Sankar
  94. Raavanaprabhu (2001) as Natesan
  95. Randam Bhavam (2001) as Shetty
  96. Saivar Tirumeni(2000)
  97. Rapid Action Force (2000) as Alex Fernandez/Kargil Ghouse
  98. Sathyameva Jayathe(2000)
  99. Mera Naam Joker(2000) as Rajasekharan
  100. The Gang (2000)
  101. Harikrishnans(1998)
  102. Oru Maravathoor Kanavu (1998) as Devassy
  103. Adukala Rahasyavum Angadi Pattum (1998)
  104. Mimmics 1000 super (1997)
  105. Ranger (film) (1997) as Baburaj
  106. Vamsham (1997)
  107. Kottapurathe Koottukudumbam (1997) as Antony
  108. Padanayakan (1996)
  109. Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran (1996)
  110. KL 95 Ernakulam North (1996) as A.Z.Stanley
  111. Dilli wallah Rajakumaran (1996)
  112. Mantrika kuthira (1996)
  113. Thirumanassu (1995) as Albert Pereira
  114. Three Men Army (1995)
  115. Mimics Action 500 (1995) as Ramesh Thamban
  116. Special Squad (1995)
  117. Peter Scott (film) (1995) as Gunda
  118. Arabikadaloram (1995) as Shaji
  119. Street (1995) as Gunda
  120. Kamboolam (1994)
  121. The Porter (1994) as Karimpattakaran Kochekkan
  122. Beeshmacharyara (1994)

Telugu movies

  • Anthima Theerpu (2010)

Kannada movies

Tamil movies

Hindi movies

As Director

As producer

Story

Screenplay and dialogue

Lyrics

Playback singing

Television

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