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Actor Jayasurya – Profile

Jayasurya is an actor, Singer and Producer who actively works in Malayalam film industry. The National Award winning actor started his career as a mimicry artist and later turned into acting. Jayasurya started his journey in the industry as a Junior Artist with the film Graama Panchayathu, directed by Ali Akbar. He is present in the industry from 1998.

Biography : Jayasurya was born in Thrippunithura in Ernakulam district, Kerala. He was born in a family with no film background. His father is Mr. Mani and Mother Mrs. Thankam. Jayan did his primary education from a reputed institute near his home and completed schooling from Government Sanskrit HS near Thrippunithura. He hold a degree in B.Com from All Saints College, Ernakulam. Jayasurya was very active in stage programs during his school, college days and he joined in a famous mimicry troupe after his academic career.

Mimicry was a big trend on that time to show the talent and many of the Malayalam movie actors made their debut in film industry through Mimicry. So Jayan had joined in a Mimicry troupe and participated in many stage shows, he had hosted some television programs too. He wished to be a film actor and he tried hard to get a role in films.

Jayasurya had hosted a mimicry program for a local channel, during this time Saritha noticed him and later they became friends. Jayasurya got married to Saritha in 2014 and now the couple have two children. The elder one is a son ‘Adwaith’ and the second one is daughter ‘Veda’.

Acting Career

Jayasurya made his debut in the industry as a junior artist through the movie Graama Panchaayathu, directed by Ali Akbar and which was released in 1998. Here Jayan presented a minor role. Later he appeared in the films Pathram (1999), Dhosth (2001), Aparanmaar Nagarathil (2001), Kalachakram (2002).

Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan was his first film as a lead actor, the movie was directed by Vinayan and which released in 2002. He had shared the screen with Kavya Madhavan, Indrajith, Saikumar, Sudheesh, Kalpana, Karthika etc. Jayan handled the role of a dumb painter and his performance was excellent. Director Vinayan remade this movie into Tamil with Jayasurya and Kavya Madhavan in the lead cast, the film was titled En Mana Vaanil and which was his debut in Tamil industry.

Later he could became popular among the audience through the films Swapnakkoodu (2003), Pulival Kalyanam (2003), Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004), Classmates (2006), Arabikkatha (2007), Chocolate (2007), Ivar Vivahitharayaal (2009), Happy Husbands (2010) etc. He has shared the screen with kamal Haasan in the movie Vasool Raja MBBS, here she played a minor role. Later he appeared in the Tamil films Manathodu Mazhaikalam (2006) and Chakkara Viyugam (2008).

Jayasurya has won the National Film Award (Special Jury Mention) for his marvelous performance in Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam and Lukka Chuppi in 2016. In the same year he won the Kerala State Film Award (Special Jury Award) for the performance in Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam and Lukka Chuppi.

Career as Producer

Jayasurya made his first debut in production through the film Punyalan Agarbattis along with it’s director Rajith Sankar. In which he presented the central character and Nyla Usha, Aju Varghese are in other pivotal roles. The film made a big impact at the box office in 2015.

Jayasurya – Ranjith Sankar team again joined in 2015 for the romantic comedy movie Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam. Jayan handled the central character named Sudhi, who struggles with stammering. Sshivada, Aju Varghese, Arjun Nandakumar, Anson Paul and TG Ravi were in other pivotal roles. It got many positive review from the audience and the performance of Jayasurya was excellent. Later he produced the films such as Pretham (2016), Punyalan Private Ltd.(2017).


Date of birth and age : Jayasurya was born on 31st August 1978 and he is 39 years old as on 2017.

Education and qualifications : He completed B.Com at All Saints College, Ernakulam.


Filmography – Movie List


Graama Panchayathu 1998
pathram 1999
Dhosth 2001
Aparanmaar Nagarathil
Kalachakram 2002
Oomappenninu Uriyadappayan
Swapnakoodu 2003
Pulival kalyanam
Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku 2004
Chathikkatha Chanthu
Immini Nalloral 2005
Bus Conductor
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam 2006
Smart City
Athisayan 2007
Kichamani MBA
Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan
Positive 2008
De Ingottu Nokkiye
Shakespeare MA Malayalam
Currency 2009
Love in Singapore
Dr. Patient
Ivar Vivahitharaayaal
Oru Black & White Kudumbam
Kerala Cafe
Patham Nilayile Theevandi
Gulumal: The escape
Happy Husbands 2010
Four Friends
Payyans 2011
The Train
Sankaranum Mohananum
Three Kings
Kunjaliyan 2012
Nammukk Parkkan
Trivandrum Lodge
Husbands in Goa
101 Wedding
Players 2013
David & Goliyath
Ithu Pathiramanal
Mumbai Police
Hotel California
Thank You
Anchu Sundarikal
D Company
Philips and the Monkey pen
Punyalan Agarbattis
Happy Journey 2014
Iyobinte Pusthakam
Lal Bahadhur Shastri
Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla
Aamayum Muyalum
Aadu Oru Bheekara Jeeviyaanu 2015
Lukka Chuppi
Amar Akbar Anthony
Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam
School Bus 2016
Shajahaanum Pareekkuttiyum
Fukri 2017
Punyalan Private Limited
Aadu 2
Gabri 2018


Tamil Films
En Mana Vaanil 2002
Vasool Raja MBBS 2004
Manathodu Mazhaikalam 2006
Chakkara Viyugam 2008


Kannada Films
Sogasugaara 2004



Malayalam Films
Punyalan Agarbattis 2013
Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam 2015
Pretham 2016
Punyalan Private Limited 2017


Achievements/ Awards

Award Category Film year
SIIMA Best Supporting Actor Apothecary 2015
Best Actor Negative Role Iyobinte Pustakam
Kerala State Film Award Special Jury Su Su Sudi Vathmeekam
Lukka Chuppi
National Film Award Special Jury Mention Su Su Sudi Vathmeekam
Lukka Chuppi
SIIMA Best Actor Malayalam Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam 2016


Vital statistics
  • Height            :  NA
  • Weight           :  NA
  • Hair Colour    :  Black
  • Eye Colour     :  Black
  • Religion         :  Hindu
  • Status            :  Married



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