Vivek Harshan, born on 28 May, 1981 in Kochi , India, is an Indian film editor with a national award to his name for editing film ' Jigarthanda' in 2014. Harshan developed his interest for movies and editing in his college days where he met equally movie enthusiast friends, and it is then that he started taking things seriously. He learned to edit professionally through a course in Chennai and later assisted renowned editor exact==Anthony to whom he also dedicated his national award. He gives credit to his work to Anthony and says whatever knowledge he has of editing is what Anthony gave him.

In an interview with a national daily, he recounts his early days and hard work, where he pulled all-nighters or would have to travel to Kerala and come back daily while editing two movies together Oru Kal Oru Kannadi and 22 Female Kottayam. Harshan began his career as an editor for Malayalam movie Big B. He has worked for over 17 movies now including movies like Siva Manasula sakthi, Sagar alias Jackie reloaded, Boss Engira Bhaskaran , ' Anwar', Bachelor Party, ' Maryan', ' Burma', Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga to name a few.

On winning National Award for Jiggarthanda, Harshan says that awards are important for editors as without them no one will even know that we have worked on this movie. With Karthik Subbaraj and Bobby Simha movies grabbing the headlines, Harshan’s work in the film has not received the acclaim it should have, but as he agrees, it’s on account of the nature of his profession. Editing, he says, is an invisible job. Harshan is really focused and passionate about his work and prefers to be left alone while he is editing. He recently worked as the editor for the Tamil movie Rajini Murugan. Though Harshan is dedicated to his work, he also dreams of directing films one day since he feels that directing a film would make his film journey complete.

Don Max

Don Max was born in Mundakayam in Idukki district in Kerala. He was born on 16th November, 1980. He was born to K. L. Varghese, who worked as a former bank manager at a bank in Kerala. His mother, T. V. Chinamma, worked as a school teacher for a school called Thomas High School. She taught Malayalam to her students. He also studied in the same school when he was seven years old. Having a mother who was also a teacher gave him constant motivation to study as a child. He was always drawn towards arts, since his childhood, and so in his pre-university, he chose his major as arts and studied in St. Dominic College in Kerala. Right after this, he chose to get a degree for a bachelor of arts in St. Thomas College in Kerala. He then got very inspired by the animation field. To pursue his career in this field, he moved to Bangalore. In this city, he joined classes for animation and design in a very well known institute in Bangalore called the Arena Animations. He was always very dedicated to whatever he learned and made sure he gave his hundred percent to everything. He wanted to learn more of animation, since he was truly interested in it, and so he went on focusing in this part of the program. After the animation, he realized he could make a career as an editor in movies, and so he decided to change his path. He then went to Dubai and worked with Primetime channel in Dubai to gain more experience in this field. Before this, he had also enrolled himself in a school that taught editing. He soon got his chance in Malayalam cinema for editing movies and trailers. He started off small scale, just with the trailers of a few Malayalam movies and shows. He started working really hard at editing and very soon, he had already edited around fifty movie trailers. He was very well appreciated by everybody around him. Hard work paid off for Don Max and soon he was the head editor for many movies in the Malayalam movie industry. He was already famous all over the country for his editing in the Malayalam movie industry, but he didn't stop there. He pushed himself to start editing even in the Tamil movie industry and now is famous all over the country. Few of his famous works are ‘Jilla’, and The Tiger, among others.

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Don Max Malayalam Actor