|Other names||Tiny Tom, Devassy|
|Years active||1995 – present|
Tini Tom is an Indian actor, comedian and mimicry artist from Kerala. He works in Malayalam films and television.
Tini was born in North Paravoor, Kerala, India. His father Tomy T.D. is an engineer. [ citation needed ] He has a karate blue belt.He has a sister Tincy. Tom completed his high school education from St. Albert's High School, Ernakulam and his pre-degree course at St. Albert's College, Ernakulam, and degree in politics from Maharaja's College, Ernakulam. He enrolled for L.L.B at Ramamanohar Lohia College of Law, Bangalore, but discontinued.
Tini Tom started his career as an impressionist and has worked with famous troupes such as Seven Arts, Cochin Guinness and Kalabhavan,which saw him going places. His appearance in a TV comedy programme called Tom & Jerry with Guinness Pakru, became a success. This programme helped both the artists gain entry into commercial films. Tini Tom made his big-screen debut with Panchapandavar (1998) but it was through the Mammootty-starrer Pattalam that he gained some notice. He got his career break with Ranjith's Mammootty-starrer Pranchiyettan & the Saint in which he portrayed the role of a driver. His effective use of Thrissur-slang of Malayalam language earned him high praise.
His roles as the expensive land dealer in Indian Rupee , the noticeable character in Beautiful and the bartender in Spirit gave him a place in the forefront of Malayalam cinema.He is also a permanent judge in Vodafone Comedy Stars, a comedy reality show on Asianet.
He acted as the body double of Mammootty for the dual roles in Annan Thampi and Ee Pattanathil Bhootham and triple-role in Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha .
He acted in the 2013 Malayalam Film Housefull in a leading role for the first time in his acting career, in which he portrayed the role of a 36-year-old police constable who experienced multiple failures at trying to find a woman to marry and at last after marriage as a result of fertility treatments the couple got four kids in a single delivery. Jyothirmayi was the actress who portrayed the role of Tini Tom's wife.
Two Malayalam films namely Green Apple and Odum Raja Aadum Rani are completed in which he is playing the lead role. Tom's film Daffadar has been completed in 2016.He won the 2017 Critics Award and Abu memorial award for best actor. He was elected A.M.M.A. (Association of Malayalam Movie Artists) executive member. Tini Tom is now in Guinness Book of World Records as host and judge for doing the comedy show Utsavam in Flowers TV continuously twelve hours without break and for the TV live telecast.
He is married to Roopa and they have a son. He resides in Aluva with his family, their house is named Eden.
|†||Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1995||Mimics Action 500||Mimics Stage Presenter||Debut Film|
|Manthri Maalikayil Manasammatham||Prasad|
|1999||Panchapandavar||Divakaran||Debut Film (Negative Role)|
|2005||Boyy Friennd||Dupe of Mammootty|
|2007||Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan|
|Athisayan||Gunda (Negative Role)|
|Heart Beats||Police officer|
|2008||Annan Thambi||Mammootty's dupe||Uncredited Role|
Body double of Mammootty
|One Way Ticket||Chandran|
|2009||Vairam: Fight for Justice|
|Pranchiyettan & the Saint||Supran|
|2011||Indian Rupee||Hameed a.k.a. CH|
|Beautiful||Alex||First Film as anti-hero (Negative Role)|
|2012||Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty|
|Spirit||Johnson||Acted as a Bartender|
|Meow Meow Karimpoocha 3D||3D Film|
|Theruvu Nakshatrangal||Muthukrishnan IAS|
|Banking Hours 10 to 4||Commando Idikkula Stephen|
|The Hitlist||Reporter Stephen|
|2013||Isaac Newton S/O Philipose||Josekuttan|
|5 Sundarikal||Jayesh||In the Segment:"Gowri"|
|God for Sale: Daivam Vilppanakku||Kuttichira Achan|
|Kadal Kadannoru Mathukkutty||Vidhadharan|
|Camel Safari||College Principal|
|Pottas Bomb||CI Santhosh Kumar|
|Ginger||Circle Inspector Radhakrishnan|
|Namboothiri Yuvavu @ 43||Shyam Ambatt|
|Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal||Franco|
|2014||Salala Mobiles||Venu Maash|
|Oru Korean Padam|
|Odum Raja Aadum Rani||Venkidi|
|Loham||Jacob alias Thrissurkaran Thendi|
|2016||Anyarkku Praveshanamilla||Lead Role|
|2018||Diwanjimoola Grand Prix||Subhran||Reprised his own role of Subran from Pranchiyettan & the Saint|
|Kenalum Kinarum||Police Officer|
|Drama||Benny John Chacko|
|2019||Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu||ACP Majeed Ali|
|An International Local Story||Krishnan|
|Paapam Cheyyathavar Kalleriyatte||Alex|
|Paappan||CI Soman Nair|
|Pathonpatham Noottandu||Kunju Pillai|
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