Saiju Kurup – Actor
Saiju Govinda Kurup or simply Saiju Kurup is a south indian film actor who predominantly acts in Malayalam films. He started his journey in the industry from the movie Mayookham, which was directed by Hariharan. He is present in the industry from 2005.
Saiju was born in Alappuzha district, Kerala. He was born as the son of Mr. Govinda Kurup and Mrs. Sobhana Kurup. He holds Bachelors Engineering degree in Mining from Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College, Nagpur. Saiju had started to work in a private firm after his graduation course. During this time he got an offer from the industry for presenting the lead role in Mayookham. He had committed to the film and thus he made an opening in film industry.
Saiju married to Anupama in 2005, now they have two children – Mayookha (F) and Aftab (M).
Saiju Kurup made his debut in the industry with the film Mayookham (2005), written and directed by Hariharan. In which he had shared the screen with Mamta Mohandas, Sai Kumar, Nedumudi Venu, and Mithra Kurian. Here he presented the lead male character named Unni Keshavan. Mamta made her debut through this film along with Saiju. It did not make much impact at the box office.
In 2016, he had appeared on his second film Baba Kalyani, which was directed by Shaji Kailas. Here Saiju shared the screen with Mohanlal, Sai Kumar and Indrajith. Saiju handled the character named Tahir Muhhammed, which was a negative character.
After that he has done many side-kick roles with almost all leading stars of Mollywood. He had appeared in the films such as Hello (2007), Novel (2008), Mulla (2009), College Kumaran (2009), Pramukhan (2009), Koottukar (2010), Scene No:001 (2011), Makeup Man (2011), Makaramanju (2011), Karmayogi (2012), Poppins (2012).
In 2010, Saiju made hi debut in Tamil industry with the film Siddhu +2, which was written and directed by K.Bhagyaraj. In which Shanthanoo and Chandinni Tamilarasan were in the lead roles. Here Saiju did a minor character. Later he had appeared in three more Tamil films – Marupadiyum Oru Kadhal (2012), Aadhi Bhagavan (2013) and Thani Oruvan (2015).
In 2012, he had appeared V K Prakash’s film Trivandrum Lodge. Anoop Menon, Bhavana, Honey Rose and Jayasurya were in the lead roles. Here Saiju handled the character named Shibu Vellayani, a journalist. This character was one of the notable characters in Saiju’s Career and which help her more popularity among the audience.
Saiju shot to fame after presenting the character Arakkal Abu in comedy road movie Aadu Oru Bheegara Jeeviyanu. The film was directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas, it had a rich set of actors – Jayasurya, Vinayakan, Sunny Wayne, Vijay Babu, Bhagath Manuel, Sudhi Koppa, Dharmajan Bolgatty, Indrans, Nelson, Srinda Arhaan, Aju Varghese, Chembil Ashokan etc. Arakkal Abu is a comedy character and Saiju did his part well.
Date of birth and age : Saiju Kurup was born on 12th March 1979 and he has 38 years old as on 2017.
Education and qualifications : B.E. In Mining from RKNEC, Nagpur.
Filmography – Movie List
|My Fan Ramu||2013|
|Left Right Left|
|KL 10 Pathu|
|Salt Mango Tree|
|Rajamma @ Yahoo|
|Action Hero Biju|
|Velleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti|
|Ann Maria Kalippilaanu|
|6 Piece Pizza|
|1971: Beyond Borders||2017|
|Adventures of Omanakkuttan|
|Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela|
|Marupadiyum Oru Kadhal||2012|