Chemban Vinod Jose

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Chemban Vinod Jose
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  • Actor
  • screenwriter
  • producer
  • physiotherapist
Years active2010-present
Spouse(s)Sunitha (divorced), Mariam Thomas (from April 2020-) [1]

Chemban Vinod Jose is an Indian film actor, producer, and screenwriter, who predominantly works in Malayalam films. He is a physiotherapist by profession. [2] He made his acting debut with the 2010 crime film Nayakan , playing an antagonistic role. Later he established himself as a successful character actor by appearing in more than 50 films, mostly in comedic roles. His best known for his performances include but not limited to Amen (2013), Tamaar Padaar (2014), Sapthamashree Thaskaraha (2014), Iyobinte Pusthakam (2014), Kohinoor (2015) and Oru Second Class Yathra (2015).


In 2017, he made his screenwriter debut with the crime drama Angamaly Diaries , a major critical and commercial success in Malayalam that year. In the following year, he co-produced the thriller Swathanthryam Ardharathriyil . In 2018, he won the Best Actor Award at 49th International Film Festival of India for his leading role in Ee.Ma.Yau .

Personal life

Chemban Vinod Jose was born to Maliackal Chemban Jose and Annies on 24 May 1976, in Angamaly as their eldest son. He did his schooling in Kidangoor, Angamaly and subsequently did his Pre-degree from St. Paul's College, Kalamassery. He moved to Bangalore in 1991 for higher studies, followed by his siblings Deepa and Ullas. His younger brother Ullas Jose Chemban debuted in the movie Angamaly Diaries which is scripted by Vinod. He graduated with a degree in physiotherapy from Bangalore. He was married to Sunitha, also a physiotherapist who works in New York City. They have a son John Chris Chemban. He later married Mariam Thomas, a psychologist, on April 20, 2020, amidst the 2019-2020 COVID-19 lockdown in India.




As Actor

Year TitleRole(s)Notes
2010 Nayakan Saravanan
2011 City of God Ani
Bombay March 12 Firoz
Collector Bomb Squad
2012 Friday Boat Driver Devassi
2013 Kili Poyi Smuggler
Ordinary Inspector Benny Idikula
Amen Pailakkutty
5 Sundarikal JoshySegment: Aami
KaanchiVasu [3]
Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty Sameer
North 24 Kaatham Musthafa
Koottathil OralVelu
2014 Happy Journey Ambi
Masala Republic Perumbavoor Ajayan
Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram Saalsa Kuttan
Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram Salasakuttan
Tamaar Padaar Tube Light Mani
Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Martin
Iyobinte Pustakam Dimitri [4]
2015 Aadu Oru Bheegara Jeeviyanu Highrange Hakkem
Oru Second Class Yathra Maran
Onnam Loka Mahayudham Altaf
Chandrettan Evideya Janan
Nee-Na Kari Oil
Double Barrel Diesel
Urumbukal Urangarilla Benny
Kohinoor Nicholas
Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi Prof. N. Neelakandan
Charlie Mathai / Pathrose
2016 Paavada Fr. Kattipparamban
Darvinte Parinamam Darvin
Kali Chakkara
Shikhamani Shikamani
Oppam Anandhan R, CI
Ore Mukham ACP
2017 Angamaly Diaries Himself (Guest Appearance)Also script writer [5]
Georgettan's Pooram Peter
Varnyathil Aashanka Wilson
Thrissivaperoor Kliptham David Pauly
Velipadinte Pusthakam Kaakka Rameshan
2018 Swathanthryam Ardharathriyil Devassi
Ee.Ma.Yau Eeshi
Maradona Martin
Goli Soda 2 (Harbour) ThillaiTamil film
2019 Porinju Mariam Jose Puthanpally Jose
Jallikkattu Varkey
Puzhikkadakan Samuel
2020 Big Brother
Trance Isaac Thomas
Idi Mazha KaattuFilming
Churuli Upcoming

As Script Writer

2017 Angamaly Diaries Lijo Jose Pellissery
2021Bheemante Vazhi [6] Ashraf Hamza

As Producer

2018 Swathanthryam Ardharathriyil Tinu PappachanCo-produced with BC Joshi and Lijo Jose Pellissery
2019 Thamaasha Ashraf HamzaCo-produced with Sameer Thahir, Shyju Khalid and Lijo Jose Pellissery
2019 Jallikkattu Lijo Jose Pellissery Co-produced with O.Thomas Panicker and Lijo Jose Pellissery
2021 Churuli Lijo Jose Pellissery Co-produced with O.Thomas Panicker and Lijo Jose Pellissery [7]
2021Bheemante Vazhi [8] Ashraf HamzaCo-produces with Aashiq Abu and Rima Kallingal

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