Jayaram Subramaniam is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Malayalam and Tamil films. He is also a chenda percussionist and mimicry artist. He has starred in over 200 films. At the age of 22, he was introduced into the cinema field by script writer and filmmaker Padmarajan who gave Jayaram his launching pad with the 1988 film Aparan. He became a popular lead star in the 1990's for his roles in family dramas and comedies. Notable films include Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal (1989), Shubhayathra (1990), Sandhesam (1991), Malootty (1992), Meleparambil Aanveedu (1993), CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed. (1994), Puthukkottayile Puthumanavalan (1995), Thooval Kottaram (1996), Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu (1997), Summer in Bethlehem (1998), Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999), Thenali (2000), and Manassinakkare (2003). He has won two Kerala State Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India for his contribution towards the arts.
Born on: 12 October, 1965
Born in: Perumbavoor, Kerala, India
Height: 6' 0"