Manoj K Jayan

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

Manoj k Jayan

Top Achievements:

  • Kerala state film award for second best actor 2013,1992,2010
  • Filmfare award for Best supporting Actor 2010
  • Asianet Film Award for Honour special Jury 2013,2010