Manoj K Jayan life and biography

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Manoj K Jayan biography

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kottayam, Kerala, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-12
Credited as : Actor, Malayalam films,

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Manoj K Jayan is an Indian actor who mainly acts in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. Manoj has won the Kerala State Film Award twice: Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Hariharan's Sargam (1992) and Second Best Actor for Hariharan's Pazhassi Raja (2009).

He was born in Kottayam District, Kerala in an Ezhava family to the Carnatic musician Jayan and V. K. Sarojini, a teacher. Biju K. Jayan is his only brother.Despite being the son of a renowned Carnatic musician, as a child Manoj was not keen to learn Carnatic music. From his childhood days onward he had a passion for movies. As an introvert, he didn't participate in competitions during his school/college days. Manoj used to imitate movie actors for his friends and their appreciation encouraged him to try his luck in acting.

Television serials:

1988 : Vaitharani
1988 : Kumilakal
1989 : Devamanohari Nee
1990 : Samaganam

2010 : Pazhassi Raja
Kerala State Film Award (Second Best Actor)
Film Fare Award (Best Supporting Actor)
Ujala Asianet Award (Special Jury Award)
The Exo Mathrubhumi Amrita Film Award (Best Supporting Actor)
SathyanSmaraka Award (Best Actor)
Amma Award Dubai (Best Supporting Actor)
The Mumbai Malayalam Film Awards (Best Supporting Actor)
JaiHind TV Award (Best Supporting Actor)
South Scope Cine Awards (Best Supporting Actor)
Bharath Murali Award (Best Actor)
2010 : Madhyavenal, Thoovalkattu
Film Critics Award (Special Jury Award)


2010 : Paattinte Palazhi
2011 : Seniors
2011 : Janapriyan

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