Saiju Govind Kurup
, known for his screen name as Saiju Kurup in the film world. Saiju was born in Aroor Kerala ion 1981 and he is currently a busy actor in the Malayalam industry. He made his debut in the ever hit classic movie Mayoogham directed by the famous director Hariharan. He played the character Unni who was a rebel. The opposite lead to Saiju was
.He got two awards for his acting in the movie Mayoogham. The best new comer Bharatan awards and film city awards.
Saiju was working in Birla company there he met his better half Anupama and then both joined in Airtel company. Saiju and Anupama later decided to marry and the couple had a beautiful girl child. He was the direct Sales manager in Airtel. At that time he met the famous singer M G Sreekumar who later introduced him to Hariharan. Mayoogham was a hit and for the memory of his first movie the couple named their daughter as Mayoogha.
Saiju then acted on many films in lead roles, negative roles, supporting roles etc. Some of his movies were box office hits like Munnariyippu, Baba Kalyani, Mulla,
, Trivandrum Lodge etc. His role in Mulla was quite different both in looks and attitude. He played the role of a negative police officer.
Saiju was selected in the li9st of Forbes India Magazines most stunning actor. He ranked 12 th out of 100 members in the Forbes list. He has a large fan following and he constantly interacts with the followers in the online portal formkerala.com and because of his sincere attitude towards his fans his fans call him as Saiju Annan.