Kalidas Jayaram – Actor
Kalidas Jayaram aka Kannan is one of the south indian actor who predominantly works with Malayalam and Tamil film industries and he is the Son of Malayalam actor Jayaram and Parvathy. He entered into industry as a child artist through the Malayalam film Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal and now he handles the lead characters.
Kalidas Jayaram was born on Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district, Kerala. He was born as the eldest son of famous Malayalam actors Jayaram and Parvathy. He has a younger sister – Malavika Jayaram. He completed his schooling and graduation from Chennai & Kochi, He did his schooling at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan in Chennai, where he completed his 10th standard. Then proceed to Choice School, Kochi. He had completed his graduation in Visual Communication from Loyola College in Chennai.
As he is from the family of film personalities, he made her in his childhood. He debuted to acting through the Malayalam film Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal with his father Jayaram. For the character in his second film was excellent and won the National Award for Best Child Artist. Like his father he is active in the stage programs held in schools and college that he had studied. He also imitated the lead actors in Tamil on the Vijay Award ceremony. He got the first offer from Tamil Industry as a lead character and after that he returns back to Malayalam industry.
Kalidas Jayaram made her debut as a child actor through the film Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal, directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and which was released in 2000. In which he shared the screen with his father and so many others like Lakshmi Goplaswamy, Kavya Madhavan, Bhanupriya and Innocent. During the shooting of this film director Sathyan had noticed Kalidas who came to location along with his father, So Sathyan had selected him for playing a child actor. Kali played the role of Ashok, son of Jayaram’s character and the little Kalidas performed an excellent work.
After three years director Sibi Malayil had chosen Kannan for his film titled Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum, the film was released in 2003. In this family drama film features Jayaram and Jyothirmayi played the lead role. Kalidas played the character Vasudev, in this too he played the child role of his father. He made much improvement on this film and got many positive reviews from the audience. Fore his excellent work he had won the National Award for the best Child Artist. After this film he just concentrated only in his studies and extra curricular activities.
After his graduation course he was introduced to screen by Kamal Hassan. He got he first offer from Tamil industry for the film Oru Pakka Kathai, directed by Balaji Tharaneetharan. Megha Akash who debut in acting is the female protagonist of this movie. In this romantic thriller film features Jeeva Ravi , PV Chandramoulli and Meena will appear in other supporting roles. The film is delayed and will run the theater soon.
In 2016, he got another offer from Tamil itself, a fantasy-comedy film Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum directed by Amudheshwar. In which he shared the screen with Prabhu, Ashna Zaveri and Pooja Kumar. He handled the role of a new generation college student named Karthik, son of Prabhu. The character he had played was a notable work and which make him popular among the audience.
After 14 years gap he returned back to Malayalam film industry, but this time he came as a heroine with the hit filmmaker Abrid Shine for the movie Poomaram. The film is a romantic comedy film and Architha Anishkumar opposite to his character.‘Njanum njanumentalum’ song of the movie released on youtube and it made a record on youtube that the fastest 1 million 2 million to 5 million views on youtube in limited number of days. It is the first mlayalam song which earned this record. This campus based film will run on the theater soon.
Date of birth and age : Kalidas Jayaram was born on 16th December, 1993 and he is 23 Years old now on 2017.
Education and qualifications:
High School : Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
Higher Secondary : Choice School, Kochi
Graduate : Loyola College, Chennai (Bachelor in Visual Communication)
Filmography – Movie List
Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal – 2000
Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum – 2003 (National Award For Best Child Artist)
Oru Pakka Kathai (Delayed)
Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum – 2017
- Height : 1.73 Mtr
- Weight : NA
- Skin : White
- Hair Colour : Black
- Eye Colour : Black
** Last updated on 6th May 2017.