Ashokan was born in 1967 at Cheppad in Alappuzha. Ashokan got graduated from TKMM College in Haripad. He got his first film offer when he was in his first year of his college. “Peruvazhiyambalam” was his debut movie which was a huge success. In 1986, Ashokan did a movie namely “Arapatta Kettiya Gramathil” which was directed by P.Padmarajan. Ashokan did a movie namely “Thoovanathumbikal” in 1987, which had actor Mohanlal in the leading role. “Anantaram” which was a 1987 Malayalam picture, in which Ashokan did the principal role. The film won four awards including national film awards of India. In the year 1988, Ashokan did a project called,”Moonnam Pakkam.” The film had Jayaram and Thilakan in the leading roles.

Ashokan did a character by name Hari in the 1988 Malayalam movie “Janmandharam” which was directed by Thampi Kannanthanam.In the year 1990, Ashokan did a role in the comedy feature film, “ In Harihar Nagar” which got directed by Duo directors Siddique – Lal. He did his bit part in the movie,”No.20 Madras Mail” which was directed by Joshiy. The film,”Samrajyam” which was directed by Jomon in the year 1990 also had Ashokan in a vital role. Ashokan did a character in the project, “ Ulladakkam” in the year 1991 which was directed by Kamal. In the same year 1991, Ashokan acted in the film,” Mimics Parade” which was directed by Thulasi Das. In 1992, he did a Movie namely “Thalastaanam” which was directed by Shaji Kailas. In the year 1992, Ashokan did a movie namely “Neelakurukan.”“ Samagamam” was a 1993 project, which had Ashokan playing a role in it.

In 1994, Ashokan did a film namely “Kudumba Visesham.”Ashokan did a movie called “Spadikam” in the year 1995.The Movie “Sasinas” had Ashokan’s performance in the year 1995. In the year 1996, Ashokan did a project called, “Dominic Presentation”. The film “Moonilonnu” directed by ‘Dr.Haridas’ in the year 1996, had Ashokan doing a character in it. In 1997, Ashokan did a movie named,”ManthraMothiram” which was directed by Sasi Shanker. Ashokan did a film namely, “Crime File” in the year 1999. In the same year, he did a movie namely,”Aayiram Meni.” In the year 2001, He did a movie namely,”Nariman” which was directed by K.Madhu. The 2003 Malayalam project,”Mullavalliyum Thenmavum” had Ashokan playing a role in it. Throughout his career, Ashokan had given his best in whatever character he has been specified to play. Ashokan is a sincere, hardworking and a multi-talented professional.

Arun Shankar Malayalam Actor

Arun Shankar

Arun Shankar Mohan is a young actor, who made his debut with the Malayalam short film, camel safari (2013), which he wrote and directed himself. He was born on August 1, 1989, in Mavelikara, Kerala to Shankar Mohan and Prabha Shankar. Arun’s father Mohan Shankar is currently the director of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and a former actor. Arun began his career as a model and acted in various ad films including that of KCP gold and Malabar Cements. Arun made his Silver screen debut with the Director Jayaraj’s "Bride", in which he played the role of a Rajput prince and a romantic hero who falls in love with a girl on her visit to Jaipur. Its director, Jayaraj and is known for having introduced two new faces - Bharath and Narain – who are now well known in Tamil cinema Industry. Arun believes this movie is promising, and his career is heading on the right track with Jayaraj and considers the film as a visual feast for the Kerala audience. His team plans to take in the context of the Pushkar Mela, which is the largest camel fair in the world that attracts about one hundred thousand tourists every year. Since childhood, watching his father on-screen, Arun desired to be a movie star, but before considering his career as an actor, Arun recalls that as a teenager, he also wanted to become a singer. Recently, this model turned actor landed in controversy during the International Film Festival of India 2014 (IFFI), when the Producer of "Libaas" Bikas Mohan, has ent a legal subpoena to the Director of IFFI demanding an apology for the screening of the 1988 film “Julie” at INOX. Director Shankar Mohan’s son was caught in a fight at the function with a delegate Chintamani Dev, according to the complaint received by Panaji police station, Dev hasn’t accused anyone in his letter, but rumors spread that the defendant was Arun Shankar. The incident occurred when the victim (Dev) asked the actor Arun Shankar to turn off his mobile phone which was ringing and flashing light in the theater during screening. But Arun's version of the story is quite different as he claims that it was Chintamani who was misbehaving with a 70-year-old delegate.

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