Last updated
N Jayakrishnan
Born (1974-04-11) April 11, 1974 (age 48)
Other namesImmortal Star JK
Alma mater NSS Hindu College, Changanassery
OccupationActor, television presenter, entrepreneur, social worker
Years active1997–present

Jayakrishnan (born 11 April 1974) is an Indian film and television actor known for his work in the Malayalam industry. Often regarded as Immortal Star JK by the Malayalam film fanatics for his unaging appearance for decades.


He was introduced as an actor by cinematographer and director Sunny Joseph with the serial Ninavukal Novukal in 1997. He has performed various roles throughout his career.

Jayakrishnan has also starred in other regional industries, including Telugu and Tamil. [1] He briefly worked as a television presenter as the host of Top 5 Movies for Surya TV. Some of his notable serials are Thaali, Mazhayariyaathe, Kavyanjaly, Kasthuri (Tamil), and Abirami (Tamil).

Early life

Jayakrishnan was born on 11 April 1974 in a Hindu Nair family in Kuzhimattom, Kottayam to P.N Narayanan Kutty and the late Sreedevi. His father is a retired school teacher as well as a pranic healer. He has a sister named Jyothi, and sculpture artist K.S. Radhakrishnan is his cousin brother who took to painting inspired by Jayakrishnan's father. [2]

Jayakrishnan received his school education at NSS High School, Kuzhimattom, where his father was an arts teacher. He graduated from NSS Hindu College, Changanassery. He developed a passion for acting from the theater performance arts club in his hometown; later he started out giving narrations for documentaries and made his acting debut on television in the serial Ninavukal Novukal by cinematographer and director Sunny Joseph. [3]


Jayakrishnan's character in the serial Sooryakanthi (1998) gave him a break in the entertainment industry. He worked with production companies including Balaji Telefilms, Seven Arts, and Manorama Vision. [3] Jayakrishnan semi-retired from acting in serials after getting supporting roles from movies and concentrated on his business interests and social work. He has had supporting roles in films such as Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu , Mask, Pulimurugan , Abrahaminte Santhathikal , Kanal , Red Wine , Simhasanam , How Old Are You? , Karmayodha , Parunthu , Naatturajavu , and Roudram . [4]

Personal life

Jayakrishnan married Priya in 2000, who holds a post graduate degree in library science and is a classical dancer. They have one son, Devanarayan, who was born in 2001. The couple lived separately for one year until 2011 when they filed for divorce by mutual consent. [5]



1994Habelinte Vayalukal
2000 Swayamvara Panthal Nanthagopal
The WarrantJyothir Ghosh
Oru Cheru Punchiri Bhaskaran
2001 Nagaravadhu Harshan
2002 Puthooramputhri Unniyarcha Kunjiraman
2004 Naatturajavu Doctor
2007 Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal Mohan
Roudram CM's son
Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam Karthik Mohan
Parunthu CI
2009 Colours
2010 Oru Naal Varum Advocate
2011Happy Durbar
Bangkok Summer Madhavan
2012 The King & the Commissioner Sateesh Chandran
Simhasanam Krishnan Unni
Manthrikan Manappilli Bhattahiri
Grihanathan Doctor
Oru Kudumba Chithram
Karmayodha Mohammed Riyaz IAS
Chuzhali KaattuJP
Banking Hours 10 to 4 Hari
Vaadhyar Balagopalan IAS
101 Weddings Scaria
Ardhanaari Balu Menon
2013 Up & Down: Mukalil Oralundu Surendran
Oru Yathrayil
Red Wine Venugopal S
Radio Jayan
2014 Parayan Baaki Vechathu
Garbhasreeman'Blade' Antony Isaac
Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu CI
How Old Are You? Mohan (District Collector)
2015 Jamna Pyari Officers
Just Married
Acha Din Doctor
Kanal Police Officer
Sir C. P. Mathew
2016 Daffedar Viswanathan
Paavada Kallu Varkki, Joy's father
Pulimurugan Police officer, Raghurajan
2017Kadam Katha
1971: Beyond Borders Commando Anand
Love Bonda
Fukri Raghunath
2018Thenkasi Kattu
Abrahaminte Santhathikal Joseph
2019 Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu SI Sebastian Paul
Mask George
Mullapoo Viplavam
Chila NewGen Nattuvisheshangal
2021 One MLA Tom Mukkadan
Mission C
Vidhi: The Verdict
Oru Thathvika Avalokanam
2022Panthrand (Twelve)
Laughing Budha
Pathaam Valavu

Television Serials

Partial list
1999- Ninavukal NovukalBaluMalayalam DD Malayalam
2002- AnnaHariMalayalam DD Malayalam
2007- SuryakanthiDathanMalayalam Surya TV
2003- ThulasidalamMalayalam Surya TV
2003- Sthree Oru SanthwanamMalayalam Asianet
2001- ValayamSP Jayadevan IPSMalayalam DD Malayalam
2000- Detective AnandDetective AnandMalayalam DD Malayalam
2000- ThaliKeshuMalayalam Surya TV
1992- YudhamRaviMalayalam DD Malayalam
2006- SwarnamayooramMalayalam Asianet
2006- KavyaanjaliArunMalayalam Surya TV
2008- Swami Ayyappan MalayalamAsianet
2006- Kasthuri (TV series) RamTamil Sun TV
2007- BrahmamudiTelugu Gemini TV
2008- Namma KudumbamTamil Sun TV
2011- Abirami (TV series) Tamil Kalaignar TV
2008- MazhayariyatheMalayalam Surya TV
2009- Vadakakku oru Hridayam Sadasivan PillaiMalayalam Amrita TV
2012- AmmaJaganMalayalam Asianet
2012- ManasaveenaMalayalam Mazhavil Manorama
2018- CBI DiaryCBI DySP SharafudheenMalayalam Mazhavil Manorama

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