Shivaji Guruvayoor is a Malayalam Film Actor. He was born in the Thrissur District of Kerala. He has done more than eighty movies in his entire acting career. He first appeared on the big screen in the year 1990 in a Malayalam film Vachanam. He is known as Shivaji or Guruvayoor Shivaji in the Malayalam film industry.
He got married to Lily and also has a son with her. His role in the Vachanam was brief but had a huge impact on the audience. Vachanam was produced by Dr. T Jayan George and directed by
. In spite of his wonderful performance in the Vachanam, his work in the movie went unrecognized. After that, in the same decade, he was offered three movies namely Koodikazhcha(1991), Paavam IA Ivachan (1994), Sooryavachanam (1998). Later, he was also offered roles in small film series. Though he appeared in many movies, he didn’t get a chance to act in a lead role. In the year 2007, he starred in Arabikkatha.
Arabikkatha was a Malayalam film directed by
. The film received both critical and commercial acclaim. Arabikkatha was a great success in India and the United Arab Emirates. Shivaji played the role of Sakhavu Karunan. After this, Shivaji didn’t look back. His work in the movie was admirable and professional. After portraying the role of Sakhavu Karunan in Arabikkatha, he was offered lots movies in the year 2008 and 2009. Unfortunately, none of them proved to be a great hit. In the year 2015, he starred in Ennu Ninte Moideen and KL 10 Patthu. Ennu Ninte Moideen is a romantic Malayalam film in which Shivaji portrayed the role of Kanchana's Uncle. KL 10 Patthu is a romantic, comedy movie. Shivaji played the role of Beeran in KL 10 Patthu.
Both the movies came out to be a huge success in the Malayalam film industry. Currently, Shivaji is working on four projects which include Life in Metro, 168 Hours,
and an unnamed movie.