Chinni Jayanth is a veteran artist and a quite a famous name in the Tamil cinema and TV world. Chinni Jayanth was born in July 26, 1960 in Chennai Tamil Nadu. He is a seasoned actor, comedian, director and producer. He has hosted some very popular Television Programs like Kalakkapovathu Yaar, Asathatpovathu Yarru and Sagalai vs Ragalai. He debuted in his three decade long film & Television career in the movie ‘Kai Kodukkum Kai’ in 1984. Attempting to fit into a villainous role in his first movie he ultimately found his love in a comedy and mimicry. He has more than 400 movies to his credit. Some of his performances, like the one in Chinna Pulla were critically acclaimed because of his immense acting depth, in the portrayal as a mentally challenged man. He made his directorial debut from the movie Unakkaga Mattum. Although more of his career, points out his greater involvement to cinema, he is the most known faces of the Tamil TV industry as well.
He has earned many reputed awards like Kalaimamani, an award given for excellence in the field of arts and literature. He won several accolades during his long career as an actor. He is an active participant in social welfare programs; AIDS awareness, education and fund raisers through his charity stage shows which he does for free.
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Chinni Jayanth is famous in Tamil Cinema world. He is an acclaimed director, a known Producer, a well received Comedian, a born Actor and Mimicry artist. His original name is Krishnamurthy Narayanan. He was born on 26th July 1960 at Chennai. He had his early education in Wesley High school, Chennai. He had his college education at New College, Royapettah. He took his Diploma in Film Technology popularly called as DFTech from the famous Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu in Taramani which opened the doors of cinema world to him.
Chinni Jayanth is a celebrated mimicry artist. He was bestowed the prestigious title of MIMICRY SUPERSTAR. His initiative gave Tamil MIMICRY industry a decent platform acknowledged throughout the world.
He made his debut acting performance in Chinna Pullai. It was released in 1994 in which he portrayed the role of a mentally challenged person. His first initiative as Director was in the film “Unakkaga Mattum”. The story unveils the love story of Subramani, a shy and affluent Brahmin boy who falls in feverish love with Lakshmi, a poor and unfortunate girl. F ollowing movie he directed was “Kaanal Neer”, a tragedy noted for its sarcasm to the callousness of physical world. His last initiative was “Neeye Yen Kaadhali” for which he wrote the screen play also. It was a love story that deeply touches the mind of audience. Currently he makes his appearance in different channels for programmes like “Sagali vs Ragalai” & “Kalakka povathu yaar”. Both are full time comedy programmes and are commercially successful.
He received Honorary Doctorate for his life time achievements and contribution to Indian Cinema in 2013. He was also bestowed the Kalaimani award, a prestigious memento given by the Government of Tamil Nadu. He also got “MIMICRY-SUPERSTAR” award from Lions Club for his exemplary contribution to Mimicry industry.