Actor Vishnu Unnikrishnan – Profile
Vishnu Unnikrishnan is a budding actor and script writer who actively works in Malayalam film industry. He entered into industry as a junior artist with the film Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum, directed by Sibi Malayail. He wrote the script for the movies Amar Akbar Anthony and Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, both made a big impact at the box office. He is present in the industry from 2003.
Biography : Vishnu Unnikrishnan hails from Kaloor in Ernakulam district, Kerala. He was born as the son of Mr. Unnikrikrshnan and Mrs. Leela. His father Mr. Unnikrishnan is a salesman in a reputed shop in Ernakulam while his mother Mrs. Leela Unnikrishnan is a homemaker. He has two sisters – Reshmi and Lekshmi. He did his primary education from a reputed institute near his home, he was very active in stage programs in his schools days especially in mimicry. During this time he met Bibin George and soon they became friends and began to present the shows jointly.
Vishnu had participated in lot of stage shows with many troupes inside and outside the country. Vishnu had joined in a mimicry troupe for children under the guidance of artist Manuraj during his childhood. Manuraj is a best friend of Nishad, who was the assistant director of Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum and he was looking for some children to present the supporting roles. Thus Vishnu made his debut in the industry.
Vishnu Unnikrishnan made his debut in the industry as a child artist with the film Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum, directed by Sibi Malayil and which was released in 2003. Jayaram, Kalidas Jayaram and Jyothirmayi were in the lead cast. Here Vishnu presented a minor character (friend of Kalidasan’s character). Later he had appeared in many films such as Rapakal (2004), Palunk (2006), Mayavi (2007), Asuravithu (2012), Iyobinte Pusthakam (2013), Parankimala (2014), Amar Akbar Anthony (2015) etc.
He presented the lead male character in Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, directed by Nadirshah and which was released in 2016. Lijomol Jose, Prayaga Martin and Dharmajan were in the lead cast along with Vishnu. He gave life to a typical village guy named Kichu, who wishes to became a film star. The film shows the the strives and the problems faced by the junior artist. His performance was very impressive and got positive response from the audience. The film made a big impact at the box office and through which industry got a talented actor.
Career as Script Writer
Actually Vishnu started to pen the script for Amar Akbar Anthony along with his friend Bibin George by considering themselves as the central characters of the film. Nadirshah had impressed on the script, but he selected Prithviraj, Indrajith and Jayasurya to play the key roles rather than Vishnu and Bibin. Nadirshah made his debut in direction with this movie. In which Vishnu played an uncredited role, the film was released on 2015. It made a big impact at the box office and grossed more than 50 crore.
Vishnu and Bibin started to work for their next project after the hit of Amar Akbar Anthony. They again met Nadirshah along with the script of Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, the story of the movie is very similar to real life of Vishnu and thus Nadirshah selected him to play the central character. This too made a big hit at the theaters.
Date of birth and age : Vishnu Unnikrishnan was born on 11th March 1987 and he is 30 years old as on 2017.
Education and qualifications : Will update soon.
Filmography – Movie List
|Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum||2003|
|Aana Mayil Ottakam||2015|
|Amar Akbar Anthony|
|Out Of Range|
|Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan|
|Amar Akbar Anthony||2015|
|Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan||2016|