Birthday: 06-04-1964
Age: 55
Star sign: Taurus

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, Suresh Gopi, 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, Amma Ammayiamma, 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.

Saju Kodiyan Malayalam Actor

Saju Kodiyan

Saju Kodiyan is a famous comedy actor in Malayalam television and film industry. He started his acting career through dramas and stage shows and now is a very popular actor in Malayalam film industry. Saju started with acting in dramas and through one of his drama “Swathanthrintynte Sangaganam” by Sangeetha Nadaka academy, he entered into the mimcry field. The drama was a political one and the chief minister E K Nayanar at that time gave the troop permission to perform that drama throughout different stages in Kerala. During their travelling from one stage to another Saju tried to make everyone happy by imitating sounds. At first he didn’t imitated the sounds of actors and one of his friends suggested him to mimcry field, later he tried and successfully rendered all of them.   Saju Kodiyan is famous for his Aminathatha role in Harisree’s micmicry shows.Aminathatha is female Muslim role and he acted it beautifully.Saju got Aminathatha role by chance and his sound blended perfectly with the character. Saju did a lot of stages inside and outside India and is famous for his Aminathatha. Saju imitated the earlier prime minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee and it was a super hit. All audience wants Saju to perform Aminathatha and Vajpayee again and again .He also imitated Usha Uthup and Saju still remembers the experience with Usha didi. During one of their stage shows in Germany Saju dressed up like Usha didi and  she suddenly met him who dressed up like her. She then told him that the makeup was not correct and she herself gave her bindi, ornaments to Saju and set him as a real Usha uthup.   Actor Nadir shah gave him a break through mimicry field and later Saju started doing shows like Cinemala in Asianet and it is a show that is on the Guinness book of records. The cinemala made Saju popular and he started getting movies.He did fantastic roles in Paranthu,Kanaka Simhasanam (2006), Thillana Thillana(2003) And Vamanapuram Bus Route (2004). Raag Rangeela -2015(Now In Talkies).

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Mala Aravindan

Mala Aravindan, the famous film actor known for his comedy roles, was born in  the year 1939 at Ernakulum district. His original name was T K Aravindan and screen name given to him was Mala Aravindan. His father died earlier and his family was shifted to Mala, in Thrissur. He had a great interest in playing Tabla and his mother took him to Cochin Mohammed Us tad, a famous Tabla artist. He started his career as a Tabla artist and started playing Tabla for Kottayam National Theaters, Nadakashala and other troop’s stage plays.   He did many character roles in dramas and he got Kerala State Nataka Academy's Best Actor award for his role in Nidhi. Nidhi is a play by Sooryasoma troop. Almost 12 years he acted in dramas. He then acted in Kunju movie, which was his first movie.Unfortunately, the movie didn’t release. The first released movie was Thalirukal in 1967.His film career got a turning point from the movie Sindhooram directed by Balakrishnan . After that film, the name Mala Aravindan echoed in each nook and corner in Malayalam film. There was a time when every director cast the duo Jagathy-Pappu-Mala in their movies. Mala appeared for AIR’s interview programs many times, he also made appearances in some television programs in Doordarshan, Asianet etc, and he was invited as a judge for many comic programs. He acted almost 400 Malayalam films within his 33-yearcareer.   Mala Chettan, the name all Malayalee's call him with a respect was married to Geetha. The couple had two children. He had a cardiac arrest on January 19, 2015 and admitted to a private hospital in Coimbatore. Later, he was on ventilator support and on January 28 he passed away, leaving behind all memories.

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