Vinay Forrt, the Malayalam actor, was born in 1983 as Vinay Kumar in Kochi in Kerala. His parents are M. V. Mani and Sujatha. He has two siblings, Suma, a sister and Shyam, his brother. Vinay did his primary education in Boys School in Fort Kochi. During his first year graduation, he joined Lokadharmi theatre and started acting in the plays. Vinay has an experience of ten plus years in the theatrical activities. He is a postgraduate in acting and got his degree from Film and Television Institute of India in Pune. Vinay was honored as the Best Senior Theatre Actor and received the scholarship from Government of India in 2004 to 2006. He made his debut in “
,” in 2009. He got the opportunity to shine in the cinema by Shyamaprasad. Though he did a small role in “Ritu,” he was noted by the audiences well. Vinay is a classical dancer too.
In 2011, he starred with
in “The Blueberry Hunt.” It is an English movie, which also had
and directed by
. In 2014, he did the main role in “
How Old Are You
,” the comeback movie of
. He became famous through “
,” directed by
. His latest movie is “Hello Namasthe” with
, and Sanju Sivram. Bhavana Menon, Miya George, and Sanju Sivram. Vinay has crossed the 25 film mark within 6 years of his entry to the cinema. He has worked with almost all the big directors including, Shyamaprasad,
, Dr. Biju, Rosshan Andrews, Alphonse Puthren and
. In his career, 2014 and 2015 has yielded him five movies per year, which is the highest in his career. He has succeeded in his career as the theatre artist as well as the cinema actor. Vinay married Soumya Ravi, his longtime friend, on 6th December 2014 at Guruvayoor temple.
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Born on January 20th, 1983 to M.V. Mani and Sujatha, Vinay is a renowned film and theatre actor. He has two siblings, Suma, and Syam. He is a resident of Fort Kochi, a town in Kerala and has ample experience in theatre and acting. He graduated from T.V Institute of Pune, India. He entered into the world of cinema after spending years in theatre. Before starting his career in the movie industry, Vinay worked at several places to pay his own bills.
He debuted in Malayalam film, Ritu in 2009. An actor and also a contemporary dancer, Vinay received Scholarship from the Government of India from 2004-2006. He played a leading role in Blueberry Hunt directed by
with the famous Naseeruddin Shah in lead.
Some of his films are Ritu, Anwar, Blueberry Hunt, Manglish, Seconds. Vinay sharpened his skill by associating with different theatrical movements in Cochin City. He remains grateful to his parents for their support all along. He devoted time to education and creative works with several drama troupes in the region. He passed the PPC exams with flying colours. While acting in films, he became more serious about his girlfriend, Ms. Soumya and finally married her on 6th December, 2014. The success he tasted in theatrical movements contributed to his success in degree exams. Vinay occasionally also displays his dancing talents. The first director to give him a chance was Shyamaprasad.
Vinay joined hands recently with Asif Ali and
. In the Kerala Assembly Elections of 2016, he raised his voice to bring attention to quality control over food and traffic regulations. Some of his upcoming releases are
directed by Jean K. Nair and Kanmati Paadam by