Vijayan Karanthoor is an Indian actor who acts predominantly in Malayalam movies. He has always acted as a supporting actor in Malayalam cinema. He got recognition for a 2013 release ‘Crocodile Love Story’ which was directed by
. Vijayan played the role of actor Manikuttan’s uncle. He was asked to do a comedy part in the movie. But his debut movie was released in 2010 when he acted in two movies and they are;
’ and 'Puthumukhangal. ‘Avan’ was a debut film of popular playback signer Viajy Yesudas as an actor. In the movie ‘Puthumukhangal’, three newcomers were in lead roles and Vijayan played the role of Pappan in the movie.
In the year 2012, he acted in a critically acclaimed movie ‘
’ which was remade in Telugu, Tulu, Marathi and even in Tamil languages. But the Malayalam version won many awards in the international film festival. It was directed by
and had Lal in a lead role. In the year 2015, the actor Vijayan was part of a movie Ennu Ninte Moideen (2015), and played a small role of Pooluru Soopyaru, but it was from the released movie ‘
’ (2016), the actor was given a credit as a supporting actor along with other Malayalam actors
and Binoy Nambala.
This movie was a romantic drama that featured
in lead roles and Vijayan Karanthoor narrated the role of K.T, In the same year, Vijayan got another chance to narrate a very small role in a critically acclaimed movie ‘
’ where Vijayan played the role of a character named Khalid. In Malayalam movies, it is not that always actors and superstars get huge applause for movies but even the supporting cast makes a recognition too.