Jolly Bastian is a stunt master of the South cine Industry. Born on September 24, 1966, in Alappuzha Kerala later brought up in Bangalore. He started his career as a mechanic and was passionate about bikes. He used to perform a wheelie on his motorbike, which was noticed by a filmmaker who introduced him to Kannada film industry as a stuntman. Initially, he started as bike stuntman and duplicate, before establishing himself as a professional stuntman.
At the tender age of 17 years, he played the duplicate of V. Ravichandran performing bike stunts. Jolly has worked with famous directors Dinesh Babu,
, Ram Gopal Verma to name a few. He was also considered one of the highest paid action director and stuntmaster in Kannada film industry. He is the owner of the event management company and orchestra group named 24 Events wherein he is the lead singer. In a career of more than three decades, he has more than 400 films to his credit. Jolly even served as chief of Karnataka Stunt Directors and Professionals Association.