Multi-faceted Indian film director, producer, comedian, actor, and mimicry artist Chinni Jayanth, is popular for his comic timing and has appeared as a talk show host in several television programs like Sagalai Vs Ragalai, Kalakka Povathu Yaar and the popular show Asathapovathu Yaaru on popular South Indian television channel Sun TV.
Chinni Jayanth was presented with a doctorate by The Open International University of Alternate Medicine on 29 December 2013. He had completed his diploma in film technology at Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu situated at Taramani.
He began his career in 1984 as a villain director J. Mahendran's film Kai Kodukkum Kai alongside Rajinikanth after which he had carved a niche for himself with his unique style of comedy and received praises for his performance in his 1994 production venture Chinna Pulla. He is also widely known for his efforts in the field of cinema, mimicry, stage performances and social service initiatives.
Born on: 26 July, 1960
Born in: Chennai, India