Manoj K. Jayan

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Manoj Kadampoothramadam Jayan

Kottayam, Kerala, India
Alma materSouthern Film Institute, Trivandrum
Years active1988–present
Spouses
  • (m. 2000;div. 2008)
  • Asha
    (m. 2011)
Children2
Parent

Manoj Kadampoothramadam Jayan, also known as Manoj K. Jayan is an Indian actor of Malayalam and Tamil films. He has also done a few Telugu and Kannada films and has also acted in a Bollywood film. Manoj has won three Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor for his portrayal of Hariharan's "Kuttan Thampuran" in Sargam (1992), "Thalakkal Chandu" in Pazhassi Raja (2009) and "Kunjiraman" in Farook Abdul Rahiman's Kaliyachan . He has played "Kuttan Thampuran" ( Sargam ), "Thirumangalath Neelakandan Namboothiri" ( Perumthachan ), "Kunjunni Namboothiri" ( Parinayam ), "Unnikrishnan" ( Venkalam ), "Ananthakrishna Warrier" ( Sopanam ), "Digambaran" ( Anandabhadram ) and "Thalakkal Chandu" ( Pazhassi Raja ). He is the son of singer Jayan of Jaya-Vijaya combo. He is also a singer.

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Early life and career

He was born in Kottayam District, Kerala to the famous Carnatic musician and Padma Shri awardee K. G. Jayan and V. K. Sarojini, a teacher.[ citation needed ] He has an elder brother Biju K Jayan (musician). He had his primary education from St. Joseph Convent UPS Kottayam and Sacred Heart Mount High School and pre-university degree from Government College, Kottayam (Nattakam). Then he joined Southern Film Institute, Trivandrum to learn acting but discontinued later. [1] [2]

Personal life

Manoj married film actress Urvashi on 2 May 2000, which ended in divorce in 2008. They have a daughter. [3] [4] Later, he married Asha on 2 March 2011, and they have a son. [5]

Filmography

Malayalam

List of Malayalam film credits
YearTitleRoleNotes
1988 Mamalakalkkappurathu Naxalite
Ente SoniaCameo
1990 Anantha Vruthantham Kishore
Perumthachan Thirumagalathu Neelakandan Namboothiri
ProsecutionRajendran
1991 Marupuram Albey
ChanchattamBabu
Nettippattam Freddy
Kadalora KattuBabychan
Chakravarthy Thampi
Sundhari Kakka Gang leader
1992 Kudumbasametham Sivashankaran
Pandu Pandoru Rajakumari Vishnu
Sargam Kuttan Thampuran
Snehasagaram Muthu
Utsava Melam Singer
Valayam Ravi
Kallanum PolisumKallan
1993 Ghazal Vandikaran Khadar
Chamayam Anto
Samooham Majeed
Ethu Manju KaalamGopi
O' Faby SI Siby
Sopanam Ananthakrishna Warrior
Venkalam Unnikrishnan
1994 Sukrutham Rajendran
Palayam Noble
Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu Sachidanandan
BheesmacharyaDilip
Parinayam KunjunniNamboodiri
PrathakshinamUnni
Vardhakya Puranam Jayan
1995 Ezharakoottam C I Viswanathan
Thumboli Kadappuram Willams
Agrajan Aravindhan
1996 Kanchanam James Antony
Kumkumacheppu Jayadevan
Mookkilla Rajyathu Murimookkan RajavuMukundan
Sallapam Divakaran
Manthrika Kuthira Advocate
Pallivathuckal ThommichanDharmaraj
SwarnakireedamAchutty
1997 Asuravamsam Palayam Murukan
ChuramKunjunni
KannurKarivalloor Sivankutty
ShibiramKochu Varkey/Sajan
Vaachalam Sekharankutty
Sammanam Viswanathan
1998PanchalohamParamu
Ilamura ThamburanAnanthapadmanabhan
KalapamBharathan
AaghoshamRex Isaac
Manjukalavum Kazhinju Reghu
1999 Sparsham Mahi
Aayiram Meni Babu
Prempujari SingerGuest role
2000 Punaradhivasam Agricultural Officer
Valliettan Dasan
2001 Praja David IPS
Saivar Thirumeni Mithran
Unnathangalil Micheal
Ravanaprabhu Sivadasan MLA
2002 Kannaki Gounder
Phantom Sub Inspector Sebastian
Krishna Gopalakrishna Dr. Jacob
Thandavam Dasappan Gaunder
Kattuchembakam S. P. Rajendra Varma
2003Mayamohithachandran
Saphalam Govind Shankar
2004 Vajram Dracula
Koottu Hameed Khan
Kaazhcha Vallakaaran Joy
Natturajavu Antappan
2005 Udayon Pottan Pathru
Ananthabhadram Digambaran
Rajamanikyam Raja Selvam
ArunamAchuthan
Deepangal SakshiVinod
2006 Photographer Circle Inspector
Ennittum Prof. Jayadevan
Smart City Sharath Chandran
Bada Dosth Zakir Ali
Pathaka Hari Narayanan IPS
2007 Rock & Roll Saidapet Giri
Ekantham Dr. Sunny
Naalu Pennungal Ouseppu
Time Durgadasan
Mayavi Balan
Big B Eddy John Kurishinkal
2008JubileeCBI Officer
Kanichukulangarayil CBI CBI officer Arjun
Crazy Gopalan Babu John
Twenty:20 Mahindran
Akasha Gopuram Alex
Mizhikal Sakshi Aditya Varma
Oru Pennum Randaanum Raman Pillai
Rathri Mazha Vivek
2009KavyamAnanthakrishna Bhagavathar
Madhyavenal Sakhavu Kumaran
Chemistry Bhadran Namboodhiri
Pazhassi Raja Thalakkal Chanthu
Sagar Alias Jackie Reloaded Manu
Chattambinadu Mallanchira Chandramohan
Winter Psychiatrist
Moz & Cat Panickar Das
2010 Dhrona 2010 Maniyankottu Girishan
Kayam Choonda
24 Hours Underworld Don, Ikhthar
Nirakazhcha Sreekuttan
Thoovalkattu Sundaran
Paattinte Palazhy Ameer
2011 Seniors Rashid Munna
Vellaripravinte Changathi Krishnan
2012 Njanum Ente Familiyum John Paileykunnel
Mallu Singh Pappan
Thattathin Marayathu Sub-Inspector Premkumar
Ardhanari Manjula
2013 Lokpal S P Vijayan
Ladies & Gentleman Anoop
6 B ParadiseAadhithyan [6]
Kaliyachan Kunjiraman
Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty Himself
Neram Rayban / M. Dhandapaani (Tamil version)
Cleopatra Novelist Ramdas
Kadhaveedu Qadir
2014Black ForestEx Military Man
Konthayum Poonoolum Sethu
Onnum Mindathe Panchara Jose
Homely Meals Sarath Chandran
Asha Black Senthil
Nagara Varidhi Naduvil Njan Suresh
2015 Mariyam Mukku Mariyanasan
Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander Stephen Antony
Namasthe Bali Sunny
Chirakodinja Kinavukal Director Raghoouthaman
NegalukalDarappan
Vishwasam Athallae Ellaam A.C.P Prithyraj Singh I.P.S
KukkiliyarWanderer
Beware of Dogs Baptist
ThilothamaCI Rana
2016Sahapadi 1975Narikkodu Narayanan
Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti Neer
2017 Solo Bhadhran
Tharangam Antony Gonsalvez
Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu Zacharia Pothen
Crossroad Driver
Sadrishya VakyamIssac Antony
VilakkumaramGireesh
2018 Bonsai Madhusoodhanan Nair
My Story Williams
Mazhayathu Circle Inspector
2019 Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu Baba
An International Local Story Shivan
Vishudha PusthakamRaj Subramaniam
Thottappan Fr. Peter
Evidey Symphony Zacaria
Pathinettaam Padi Stanlin Moore
Ganagandharvan Kalasadhan Titto
2021 Aaha Gee Varghese Ashan
Vidhi: The Verdict
2022 Salute Dy.S.P. Ajith Karunakaran [7]
Louis
Ente Mazha
Shefeekkinte Santhosham Ayurveda Doctor
Malikappuram SI Haneef
2023 Higuita [8]
Jailer Police Superintendent [9]
2024 Thankamani Mani Peter [10]

Tamil

List of Tamil-language film credits
YearTitleRoleNotes
1991 Thalapathi Manoharan
2002 Game Lenin
2003 Dhool Inspector Karunakaran
Thirumalai Arasu
2004 Vishwa Thulasi Shiva
Azhagesan Landlord's son
Jana DCP Rajasekhar
2005 Thirupaachi ACP Rajaguru
Mannin Maindhan Bhairavamoorthy
Aanai Jayaram
2006 Sudesi Private Detective Thilak
Thiruttu Payale Businessman Sivaraj
Thimiru Periya Karuppu
2007 Sringaram Mirasdar Sukumar
Dhandayuthapani Thamizharasu
2008 Sadhu Miranda Rowdy Davidraj
Ko Raghavan
Ellam Avan Seyal Doctor
2009 Villu Inspector Joseph
Thee ACP Jayan
Ragavan Lakshmipathi
2012 Billa II Koti aka Koteeswara Rao
2014 Nee Naan Nizhal Senthil
2016 Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai S.I
2017 Solo Bhadran
2018 Pattinapakkam James Thomas

Telugu

List of Telugu-language film credits
YearTitleRoleNotes
1993SarigamaluKittappa
2003 Veede Venkiteshwara Rao
2006Naidu LLB
2008 Souryam Shivaram Gowd

Kannada

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004UgraNarasimhaIntelligence officer

Hindi

List of Hindi-language film credits
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002BheebhatsaHijada

Television

List of television credits
YearTitleDirector
1988KumilakalAdam Ayub
1989Devamanohari NeeShajiyem
1989VaitharaniP.Bhaskaran
1990SamaganamN. Sankaran Nair
1990Pankiyamma

Awards

List of awards received by Manoj K. Jayan
YearTitleAward
1992 Perumthachan
  • Film Artsclub Award
1993 Sargam
  • Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Film Critics Award
  • Film Chamber Award
  • Madras Lion's Club Award
1994 Chamayam, Sopanam
  • Film Critics Award
1994 Chamayam
  • Film Artsclub Award
2004Thirumalai (Tamil)
  • Variety Cinema Award (Best Villain)
2006 Ananthabhadram
  • Film Critics Award (Best Actor)
  • Amritha Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Sathyan Smaraka Award (Best Supporting Actor)
2010 Pazhassi Raja
  • Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Film Fare Award (Best Supporting Actor)
  • Ujala Asianet Award (Special Jury Award)
  • The Exo Mathrubhumi Amrita Film Award (Best Supporting Actor)
  • SathyanSmaraka Award (Best Actor)
  • Amma Award Dubai (Best Supporting Actor)
  • The Mumbai Malayalam Film Awards (Best Supporting Actor)
  • JaiHind TV Award (Best Supporting Actor)
  • South Scope Cine Awards (Best Supporting Actor)
  • Bharath Murali Award (Best Actor)
2010Madhyavenal, Thoovalkattu
  • Film Critics Award (Special Jury Award)
2012Vellaripravinte Changathi
  • Asia vision award (Special Jury Award)
2012Ardhanari
  • Jaycey Foundation Award 2012(Second Best Actor)
  • Ujala Asianet Award (Special Jury Award)
  • Sreekrishna Natya Sangeetha Academy Award(Chalachitra Prathibha Puraskaram)
  • Padmasree Thilakan Puraskaram at Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
2012 Kaliyachan
  • Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
  • Mumbai Malayali Award (Special Jury Award)
2012Various films
  • JaiHind TV Award (Versatile Actor)
  • IMAQ Award (Versatile Actor)
2015Various Films
  • Bharath gopi Award (Life Time Achievement)
2016Various Films
  • Lions Club International Calicut (Abhinaya Sreshta Puraskaram)
2016Negalukal,Kukkiliyar
  • Film Critics Award (Best Actor)
2016Various Films
  • Kairali TV BAHU MUGHA Prathibha Puraskaram (QATAR)
2016Kaliyachan
  • Outstanding Performer of the year (ANAND TV Film Award London)

Other awards

Playback singer

List of film playback singer credits
YearFilm/AlbumSong(s)Co-Singer(s)LyricistMusic Director
1993AyyappatheerthamPamba Ganapathiye, Deepam Kandu, Malamukalundoru swamy, AzhuthanadiyozhukkuSoloMD Rajendran, PC AravindanKalarathnam K G Jayan (Jaya vijaya)
2001Saiver ThirumeniAllikkallilu Vellam KoottiSoloGireesh PuthencheryRaveendran
2011MazhanruthamMazhayil NinSoloSohanlalPradeep Somasundaram
2013Pranavamalhar [12] Melle, Husbi RubbiSoloJaleelSidharth Vijayan
2014 Onnum Mindathe ThathinanthaSoloV R SanthoshAnil Johnson

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