Indrajith Sukumaran

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Indrajith Sukumaran
Indrajith at 60th Filmfare Awards South (cropped).jpg
Indrajith at the 60th Filmfare Awards South
Indrajith in 2013
Born17 December 1979 (1979-12-17) (age 42)
Alma materSainik School
Occupation
  • Actor
  • playback singer
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)
ChildrenPrarthana Indrajith , NAKSHATRA INDRAJITH
Parents
RelativesPrithviraj Sukumaran (brother)
FamilySukumaran family

Indrajith Sukumaran (born 17 December 1979) is an Indian film actor and playback singer. He predominantly works in Malayalam cinema and occasionally acts in Tamil, English, Telugu, and Hindi films. He has acted in nearly 95 films. Indrajith was born to the actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran and is the elder brother of actor Prithviraj Sukumaran.

Indrajith made his acting debut in the 1986 film Padayani in a child artist. And has gone on to star in over 80 films, notably Meesa Madhavan (2002), Runway (2004), Vesham (2004), Classmates (2006), Chotta Mumbai (2007), Arabikkatha (2007), Twenty:20 (2008), Nayakan (2010), Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram (2010), Ee Adutha Kaalathu (2012), Amen (2013), Left Right Left (2013), Ezhamathe Varavu (2013), Angels (2014), Amar Akbar Anthony (2015), Lucifer (2019) and Halal Love Story (2020).

Indrajith has also starred in a few Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu films, such as Before the Rains (2007), Sarvam (2009), Kavya's Diary (2009), and The Waiting Room (2010).

Early life[edit]

Indrajith was born as the elder son of actors Sukumaran and Mallika Sukumaran on 17 December 1979. His brother Prithviraj Sukumaran is also a well-known actor in south Indian cinema. Indrajith's initial schooling was at Shrine Vailankanni Senior Secondary School, T. Nagar, Chennai and St. Joseph's Boys' Hr. Sec. School, Coonoor, since the family was settled at Tamil Nadu at that time.[2] Later, when the family shifted to Kerala, he had his education from The NSS Public School Perunthanni, St.Mary's Residential Central School, Poojappura. He completed the rest of his school education at Sainik School Kazhakoottam, along with his brother Prithviraj. He was the captain of Tennis team while studying there. He also participated in music and acting competitions. He pursued his bachelor's with distinction in Computer science engineering from Rajaas Engineering College in Tirunelveli district and was working as a trainee in a software company when he entered into the film career. Later, he dropped his job and became busy with movies.[3]

Acting career[edit]

He started his career in malayalam movie as a child artist in "Padayani" in 1986. He was noted for his villain role Eappen Pappachi in the blockbuster Meesa Madhavan, directed by Lal Jose.

He acted alongside Mohanlal in Anwar Rasheed's Chotta Mumbai and Shaji Kailas's Baba Kalyani. His performance as the villain in Baba Kalyani was acclaimed by critics.[4] He acted with Mammootty in the movie Vesham

He also acted in Lal Jose's film Arabikkatha and Santhosh Sivan's Before the Rains. He paired with his brother Prithviraj Sukumaran in several films, including the 2006's hit film Classmates.[5][6] He starred in the lead role with Vineeth in Hariharan's Film Ezhamathe Varavu, written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair after the success of Pazhassi Raja (2009).

His debut Hindi film The Waiting Room, directed by Maneej Premnath was released in January 2010.[7]

Personal life[edit]

On 13 December 2002, he married actress Poornima Mohan.[8][9] They have two daughters.[10]

Awards[edit]

  • 2013 - TTK Prestige-Vanitha Film Awards - Best Supporting Actor - Amen[11]

Asiavision Awards

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Padayani Young Ramesh
2002 Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan Shyam Gopal Varma
Meesa Madhavan Eapen Pappachi
2003 Pattalam Nandakumar
Mizhi Randilum Dr. Arun
Mullavalliyum Thenmavum Andrew
2004 Runway Balu Damodar
Vesham Hariprasad
2005 Finger Print Kishore Varma
Police Anand
Deepangal Sakshi Rishikesh
Chanthupottu Komban Kumaran
Krithyam Ramdas Menon
2006 Achanurangatha Veedu Police Officer
Classmates Pious George
Oruvan Sivan
Baba Kalyani Babu
2007 Chotta Mumbai Tomichan
Arabikatha Anwar
Ayur Rekha Anand
Heart Beats Binoy Idikkula
Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan Hareendra Varma
Flash Priyan
2008 Kanal Kannadi Vivek Iyer
Calcutta News Hari
Malabar Wedding Manu Kuttan
Soorya Kireedam Sivaram
Minnaminnikoottam Sidharth
Twenty:20 Arun Kumar
2009 Nammal Thammil Johnny
Seetha Kalyanam Ambi
2010 Happy Husbands Rahul Valiyathan
Nayakan Varadhanunni
Elsamma Enna Aankutty Eby
Chekavar Kasinathan
College Days Rohit Menon
Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram Anoop Chandran
2011 Race Niranjan
City of God Swarnavel
Three Kings Bhaskaranunni Raja
Veettilekulla Vazhi Rassaq
Vellaripravinte Changathi Manikunju
2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Vishnu
Karmayogi Rudran Gurukkal
Outsider Mukundan
Bachelor Party Geevarghese
Mullamottum Munthiricharum Churatta Jose
Akasathinte Niram Young Man
Husbands in Goa Jerry
Poppins Kanthan
2013 Amen Father Vincent Vattolli
Up & Down - Mukalil Oralundu[13] Thampuran
Left Right Left Jayan
Paisa Paisa Kishore
Arikil Oraal Siddharth
Ezhamathe Varavu Gopinath Menon
Kanchi Madhavan
Vedivazhipadu Joseph
101 Chodyangal Mugundan
2014 Masala Republic S.I. Shambu
Naku Penta Naku Taka Vinay
Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Krishnanunni Cameo
Angels Hameem Hyder
Cousins Joji
2015 Rasam Balu
Double Barrel Vinci
Kohinoor Haider
Amar Akbar Anthony Anthony
2016 Vettah ACP Xylex Abraham
2017 Kaadu Pookkunna Neram Police officer
Ezra Narrator
Lakshyam Vimal
Tiyaan Pattabhirama Giri
2018 Mohanlal Sethumadhavan
2019 Lucifer Govardhan
Virus Dr. Baburaj
Thakkol Fr. Ambrose Vas Pochampalli
2020 Halal Love Story Shereef
2021 Aanum Pennum Madhavan
Kurup Post-Production[14]
Ithihasa 2 Announced
Thuramukham Post-production
Aaha Post-production
Ram
TBA
Filming
Kanneerinum Madhuram Krishnanunni Filming
Ayalvasi Announced
Disco Announced
2403 ft Announced
Empuraan Announced
Theerppu Announced
19(1)(a)
TBA
Post-production
Anuradha Crime No.59/2019 Peethambaran Post-production

Other languages[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2002 En Mana Vaanil Murali Tamil
2008 Before the Rains Manas English
2009 Kavya's Diary Raj Telugu
Sarvam Naushad Tamil
2010 The Waiting Room Cop Hindi
2019 Queen GMR Tamil Web series
2021 Naragasooran Lakshman Tamil

Television[edit]

Discography[edit]

Year Song Project Co-singers Music Notes
2003 "Anthinilaa" Mullavalliyum Thenmavum Ouseppachan
2007 "Manjin" Daya TV Serial
Special appearance also
2010 "Happy Husbands" Happy Husbands Anand Narayan, Achu Rajamani M. Jayachandran
"Ranadheera" Nayakan Preeti Pillai Prashant Pillai
"Poril Theyyaram" Chekavar Ragged Skull Rahul Raj
2013 "Hey Ithuvazhi" Arikil Oraal Chitra Iyer Gopi Sundar
2014 "Kalichiri" Masala Republic Sithara Jassie Gift
"Ee Mizhiyimakal" Angels Jakes Bejoy
2015 "Premamennaal" Amar Akbar Anthony Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Kalabhavan Shajon Nadirshah
2018 "Naadum Vitte" Mohanlal Tony Joseph
"La La Laletta" Prarthana Indrajith

References[edit]

  1. Kumar, K. Aneesh (11 June 2020). "Nostalgic Nuggets:Prithwiraj's father won a national award with debut film". The Hans India.
  2. "പൃഥ്വിയ്ക്ക് എന്തെങ്കിലും വിഷമമുണ്ടായാല് ഇന്ദ്രനാണ് ദുഃഖം :Interview with Mallika Sukumaran". malayalam.oneindia.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  3. "പ്രിത്വിക്കു നൊന്ത്തൽ ഇന്ദ്രന് വേദനിക്കും:Interview with Mallika Sukumaran". nanaonline.in. Archived from the original on 17 January 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  4. Indrajith in heights Archived 8 January 2008 at the Wayback Machine. Weblokam. Retrieved on 19 August 2012.
  5. "It's been a fabulous onscreen year for Indrajith and Prithviraj". Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  6. "Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Indrajith To Team Up Again?". Archived from the original on 22 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  7. "Prithviraj's brother, Indrajith Sukumaran gets a Hindi film offer". Archived from the original on 22 June 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  8. "Poornima to tie knot with Indrajith". India Info. 19 August 2007. Archived from the original on 19 August 2007.
  9. Double celebration. The Hindu (2002-12-13)
  10. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 November 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 March 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. "Mammotty, Kavya Madhavan bag Asiavision awards". Asiavision Awards. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  13. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 December 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  14. "Confirmed! Indrajith Sukumaran joins Dulquer Salmaan starrer 'Kurup' - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 10 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.

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