Harisree Ashokan is a well-known Mollywood Actor, who is known for his comical roles in movies. Before taking the step to act in Films, Harisree first joined the Kalabhavan of Cochin, as a mimicry artist. The legendary Actor Jayaram was also a part of the Kalabhavan. Ashokan’s birth name is Babu, and he was born in Thrissur, in Kerala. He studied till his Tenth Standard in Ernakulam and then went to Cochin to complete his schooling. He came back to Thrissur to gain a Diploma in the field of Telecom Engineering.
In the year 1984, he joined the Telecom services of Cochin, as an assistant to the lineman. In the year 1987, He was persuaded to join Kalabhavan, for his mimicry talent, while working as a lineman. He worked as a mimicry artist for another six years. Harisree loved comical acting and has performed in many events. In one such event, famous director Siddique noticed Ashokan’s unique humour sense and gave him a substantial role in his movie Ramji Rao Speaking.
This was the key to Ashokan’s entry into Films. So far the comedy king has acted as a chum to many legendary Actors such as Mammooty, Mohanlal, Prithviraj,
, Dileep, Jayasurya, Jayaram and many more. He began his journey in the career in the year 1986 through a small role in the film Pappan Priyappetta Pappan. He has so far done more than a hundred movies in Malayalam Film Industry. Some of the movies of Harisree are Manushya Mrugam, 15 August,
, Ee Mazha Thenmazha, Pigman, Geethanjali and many more.
His recent flicks include the blockbuster
Bhaskar The Rascal
and 3 wicketinu 365 Runs. His upcoming releases for the year 2016 are Gali Brothers with Srikanth in the lead and
Ee Parakkum Thalika
2 with Dileep as the Hero. Harisree Ashokan tied the knot with Preetha, and the lovely couple has two children named Sreekutty and Arjun.