Krish J. Sathaar

Last updated

Krish J. Sathaar
Born
Unnikrishnan Sathaar

(1984-09-14) 14 September 1984 (age 35)
Nationality Indian
Occupation
Years active2013 – present
Parent(s)

Krish J. Sathaar (born Unnikrishnan Sathaar; 14 September 1984) is an Indian film actor and entrepreneur who primarily works in Malayalam and Tamil films.

Contents

Career

Krish was born to actors Sathaar and Jayabharathi on 14 September 1984. He has studied engineering and pursued a master's degree in management as well. Krish was working in America after he completed his studies in England.

Being born into a prestigious film family, he received several acting offers. He chose the Mohanlal starrer Ladies and Gentleman directed by the very successful film maker Siddique as his launchpad. [1] He was pursuing a course at the New York Film Academy before entering the film industry. In 2014, he made his Tamil film debut in Malini 22 Palayamkottai directed by Sripriya, the Tamil remake of Aashiq Abu's, 22 Female Kottayam . This film was also remade in Telugu under the title Ghatana which marked his debut in Telugu films. His next film was To Noora with Love in which he portrays the lead character Shahjahan, a happy-go-lucky guy and sufi singer . [2] He had agreed to be part of the film Thakkali but later opted out due to date issues. [3]

Entrepreneurial Ventures

Krish owns and operates concept cocktail bars in London. Being an avid cocktail enthusiast he took it up as a hobby and later trained and honed his skills in cocktails during his time in New York.

He developed the concept and brand and opened his first location in London. The first location was voted in the top ten best cocktail bars in the United Kingdom. Recently he opened his second bar concept, also in London.

Awards

Filmography

YearFilmRoleLanguageNotes
2013 Ladies and Gentleman Sharath Vasudevan Malayalam Asiavision Awards - Best Debut Actor - WON, SIIMA awards - Best Debut Actor - WON, Jaycee Awards - Best Debut Actor - WON
2014 Malini 22 Palayamkottai Varun Karthikeyan Tamil
2014 To Noora with Love Shahjahan Malayalam Asiavision Awards - Best Actor - Nominated, SIIMA awards - Best Actor - Nominated, Asianet Film Awards - Best Actor - Nominated

Related Research Articles

Shamshuddin Ibrahim, known professionally as Shaam, is an Indian actor and model who mainly appears Tamil films along with Kannada and Telugu films. Starting his career as a professional model, he soon made his acting debut in the film 12B (2001). He further appeared in lead roles in critically successful films such as Lesa Lesa (2003), Iyarkai (2003), and Ullam Ketkumae (2005), which was also successful commercially. He garnered acclaim for his role in Kick (2009), which earned him the name Kick Shaam. Kick enabled Shaam to star in other successful films such as Race Gurram (2014). After a hiatus, he returned to Tamil cinema with 6 (2013) and Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai (2015), both of which released to positive reviews.

Mamtha Mohandas is an Indian film actress and playback singer who predominantly works in Malayalam films along with a few Tamil and Telugu productions. She has won several accolades including two Filmfare Awards South, for Best Female Playback Singer in Telugu in 2006 and for Best Actress in Malayalam in 2010 and also Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actress in 2010.

Biju Menon Indian film actor

Biju Menon is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Malayalam films, and also has a few Tamil and Telugu film credits. He made his debut in 1995 in Puthran. In a career spanning over two decades, he has appeared in over 130 films, and has won two Kerala State Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards South.

Ravi Krishna is an Indian actor who worked in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. Son of producer A. M. Rathnam, he made his acting debut in Selvaraghavan's critically acclaimed 7G Rainbow Colony.

Indrajith Sukumaran Indian film actor and playback singer

Indrajith Sukumaran is an Indian film actor and playback singer. He predominantly works in Malayalam cinema and occasionally acts in Tamil, English, Telugu, and Hindi films. He has acted in nearly 90 films. Indrajith was born to the actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran and elder brother of actor Prithviraj Sukumaran.

Rahman (actor) Indian film actor

Rahman is an Indian film actor who has starred in over 150 films, primarily Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. In 90's, Rahman was a superstar in Malayalam film industry. In Tamil and Telugu cinema, he is also known by the screen names Raghuman and Raghu.

Sangeetha is an Indian film actress, model and female playback singer. She is known as Rasika in Malayalam movie industry. Making her acting debut in the mid 1990s, Sangeetha is best known for her performances in the films Khadgam, Pithamagan, Uyir and Dhanam.

Priyamani Indian actress

Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer, professionally credited as Priyamani, is an Indian film actress and former model, who works predominantly in Tamil and has also done few Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam-language films. She is the recipient of a National Film Award for Best Actress and three Filmfare Awards in different-language films.

Vijay Yesudas Bollywood singer

Vijay Yesudas is an Indian film playback singer and occasional actor. He has sung over 300 film songs.

Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Indian film director

Singeetam Srinivasa Rao is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, composer, singer, lyricist and actor, known for his works in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films, across multiple genres. The octogenarian is widely regarded as one of the versatile directors of India. He is credited with having revolutionised the South Indian cinema with experimental films. He has garnered two National Film Awards, seven state Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, and three Karnataka State Film Awards.

Adurthi Subba Rao Indian film director

Adurthi Subba Rao was an Indian film director, cinematographer, screenwriter, editor and producer known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. Rao is widely regarded as the intellectual fountain head of Indian drama films. He has garnered seven National Film Awards. Rao made his foray into cinema as Associate to Uday Shankar in the 1948 dance film Kalpana, which was showcased in the "Treasures from National Film Archive of India" at the 39th International Film Festival of India. The 1960 film Nammina Bantu was a work of drama in the broader sense achieved by means of actors who represented mimesis throughout the narrative. The film was simultaneously shot in Tamil as Pattaliyin Vetri. Upon release both versions received critical acclaim. The Telugu work was screened at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. The film also won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year.

Rana Daggubati Indian film actor

Ramanaidu "Rana" Daggubati is an Indian film actor, producer, television personality, visual effects co-ordinator, and an entrepreneur known primarily for his work in Telugu language films, as well as for his work in Hindi and Tamil language films.

Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, known professionally as Krish, is an Indian film director, known for his works in Telugu cinema and Bollywood. He made his directorial debut in 2008 with Gamyam and followed it up with Vedam in 2010. Both films garnered widespread critical acclaim, fetching him the Nandi Award and Filmfare Award for Best Director. In 2015, he directed the period war drama film, Kanche. Set in Nazi Germany, the film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. Kanche was selected for the Indiwood Panorama Competition section at the 2nd edition of Indiwood Carnival 2016 in Hyderabad. In 2017, his directorial venture Gautamiputra Satakarni gained critical acclaim and was a huge box office success. He directed the epic Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi which released on 25 January 2019.

Dulquer Salmaan Indian actor

Dulquer Salmaan is an Indian film actor, playback singer and film producer who predominantly works in Malayalam language films. He has also worked in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films. The son of actor Mammootty, Salmaan graduated with a bachelor's degree in Business Management from Purdue University, and worked as a business manager before pursuing a career in acting. He is the winner of four Filmfare Awards South and one Kerala State Film Awards.

<i>2 States</i> (2014 film) 2014 Indian film written and directed by Abhishek Varman

2 States is a 2014 Indian Hindi-language romantic-comedy drama film written and directed by Abhishek Varman, marking his directorial debut. An adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's 2009 novel with the same name, it is produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala under their respective banners Dharma Productions and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. The film stars Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, with Amrita Singh, Ronit Roy, Revathi and Shiv Kumar Subramaniam portraying supporting roles. Distributed by UTV Motion Pictures, it was released worldwide on 18 April 2014, receiving positive reviews. The music of the film was composed by Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy. A major box-office success, it grossed 1.75 billion (US$25 million) worldwide against its 360 million (US$5.0 million) budget. At the 60th Filmfare Awards, the film was nominated in eight categories including Best Film, Best Director (Varman), Best Supporting Actor (Roy), Best Supporting Actress (Singh) among others, and won two: Best Debut Director (Varman) and Best Music Director (Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy).

Sathaar was an Indian film actor who primarily worked in Malayalam films. He made his acting debut with M. Krishnan Nair's Bharyaye Avashyamundu (1975). He became a hero in 1976 with Anaavaranam, directed by A. Vincent. Even though he started as a leading man, later he became a successful villain as well as character actor. He also had important roles in the early 80's Tamil films Mayil and Soundaryame Varuga Varuga. He acted in almost 300 movies including Tamil and Telugu.

Asiavision Awards have been held annually since 2006 to honor the artistes and technicians of Indian cinema and television.

To Noora with Love is a 2014 Malayalam romantic film directed by Babu Narayanan and produced by Muhammed Ansar. Mamta Mohandas, Krish J. Sathaar, Kanika and Archana Kavi play the lead roles in the film. Filming started in January 2014.

Pragya Jaiswal Indian actress

Pragya Jaiswal is an Indian film actress and model. She has appeared in Telugu cinema.

Krrish S. Kumar Indian actor

Krrish is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam cinema. He made his debut in the commercially successful Yennai Arindhaal directed by Gautham Menon starring Ajith Kumar in 2015. Then went on to play one of the antagonists in the Tamil hit Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada also directed by Gautham Menon in 2016. He made his Malayalam debut with Kinavalli directed by Sugeeth in 2018 for which he won the Asiavision Awards for most promising actor. Kinavalli garnered positive reviews from critics and the audiences alike. His latest release is the comic caper web series "What's up Velakkari" which has released in Zee 5 in December 2018. He plays a funny Cop called Rakesh. The web series has been released in 7 languages in India. His latest Tamil film as lead is an action psychological thriller titled WATCH that's directed by comic artist turned filmmaker Vijay.

References

  1. http://www.mangalam.com/cinema/interviews/32187
  2. "Interview with Krish J Sathar - Times of India".
  3. "Interview with Krish J Sathar - Times of India".
  4. "Mammotty, Kavya Madhavan bag Asiavision awards". 5 November 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016.