Top Mollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in January

1. Tovino Thomas


Image Tovino Thomas is a well-known face in the Malayalam Film Industry. He is an eminent model and actor in Mollywood. He has a huge female fan following owing to his muscular physique and smart personality. He was voted as the most desirable man in the newspaper Kochi Times, a subset of the Times of India. He was born into a Roman Catholic family in Irinjalakuda, Kerala. His father, Ellikal Thomas, is an advocate, and he has an elder brother, Tingston, and a sister, Dhanya. Tovino studied in Irinjalakuda at the Don Bosco High School and then moved to Coimbatore to finish his college. He obtained his graduation degree in engineering, majoring in the field of electronics in Coimbatore from the Tami...

2. Remya Nambeesan


Image Remya Nambeesan is a chirpy young Indian actress, whose primary focus is Mollywood. Born on January 1, 1986, Remya Nambeesan was introduced into the film industry with the 2000 Malayalam flick Sayahnam. R Sarath helmed direction for this flick. After that, she went on to work in various Malayalam films as a child artiste. Then she was seen in insignificant supporting roles including Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka, Gramophone, etc. She had worked under the direction of Sarath for three times. Eventually, she got lead roles since the year 2006.  The 2006 flick Aanachandam is her first film as a lead heroine. This film was not well received. However, Remya...

3. Archana Kavi


Image Archana Kavi’s real name is Archana Jose Kaviyil. She was born on January 4, 1990 in New Delhi, India. She is an Indian TV host and movie actress. She debuted as an actress in the Malayalam romantic drama film, Neelathaamara in 2009 under the direction of Lal Jose. Archana is Jose Kaviyil and Rosamma’s daughter. She grew up in Delhi and study in St. Xavier’s School in Delhi. From Delhi, she transfered to Ramapuram, Kerala, to pursue Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Mar Augustinose College. According to her, she originally came from the middle-class Malayali clan where acting was not a profession. She wanted to be a journalist at first because her father works as a senior journalist and...

4. Jagathy Sreekumar


Image Jagathy Sreekumar, a famous Indian film actor known for his comedy roles. His original name is Sreekumar Achary known by his screen name Jagathy. Sreekumar was born in 1951 in Jagathy, Trivandrum.His father was a drama artist, and he worked for all India radio. He did his schooling in Trivandrum and completed his graduation from Mar Ivanious College Trivandrum. He first started his career as a medical representative and due to his immense passion towards the film, he turned to the film industry and became an actor.   During his school and college days itself, he acted in dramas and play and became a theater artist. He started his film career in the movie Chattambi Kalyani directed by J Sasi...

5. Askar Ali


Image Askar Ali is an Indian actor, who has worked predominantly in Malayalam film industry. Askar Ali was born on 6th January 1993 THODOPUZHA of Kerala. His parents are Mr. Shoukath Ali and Mrs. Molly Ali. He completed his secondary education at Vimal public school and highest secondary at De Paul higher secondary school and St. George H.S.S, Thodupuzha. He was the youngest son of his family. He is the younger brother of Malayalam actor Asif Ali (He is a famous south Indian film Actor- producer who is known for his work in Malayalam language movies). He completed his degree at business administration from Marian college at Kuttikanam. He is a younger brother of Asif Ali, but he did not use his name to get movies. After his stu...

6. Kuthiravattam Pappu


Image Kuthiravattam Pappu is undoubtedly one of the best comedians Malayalam cinema has ever seen. He was the most convincing and natural performer in Mollywood who knew the basic tricks of making people how to laugh. That is why he introduced a theatrical concept in his acting which fetched him more popularity in those days.    As this actor was associated in the field of theatre in a place like Kozhikode, he used Kozhikode slang in his acting which almost became a trend in movies. He used his unique style and use of the Kozhik...

7. Aju Varghese


Image Aju Varghese is an Indian film actor, born to Varghese PK and Celiene Susan in the year 1985. He has a younger sister named Anju. He was born in Thiruvalla city located in Kerala. Aju completed his schooling in Rajagiri High School and further continued his studies in Bhavan’s Vidyalaya located in Ernakulum. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in ECE from Chennai and started his career as a Human Resource Manager in HSBC located in Chennai. Aju Varghese got married to Augustina in the month of February 2014. The couple got blessed with a baby boy and a baby girl in the month of October year 2014. He started his career by making a debut in the Malayalam industry, in the year 2010 titled ‘Malarvadi Arts Club...

8. Balachandra Menon


Image Balachandra Menon has various feathers to his caps including actor, distributor, director, script writer, music composer, singer, producer and editor. He predominantly concentrates on Malayalam cinema. The 1980s and 90s were heydays in his career. He has the credit of gaining the National Award for his good performance as a lead actor in the 1998 flick Samaantharangal. This flick is also his directorial venture.    Menon has the credit of introducing actors and actresses in the Malayalam film industry including Shobana, Maniyan Pillai Raju, Annie, Kart...

9. Vinay Forrt


Image 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 “Ritu,” in 2009. He got the...

10. Rima Kallingal


Image Rima is one of the gifted actors of the industry.  She is a trained dancer, model and an actor who works majorly in Malayalam cinema. She participated in the Miss Kerala contest in 2008 and finished as the first runner-up. Since then, she was driven to take up acting as her career. She debuted in Mollywood in 2009, with “Ritu” and later was also seen in “Neelathaamara.” Coming from a cultured background, Rima learned to dance since she was three years old. She is a trained classical dancer. Her skill has given her opportunities to dance at national as well as international stages. She studied till class V, in Stanes Anglo Higher Secondary School in Coonoor, and t...

11. Iniya


Image Iniya is a young and talented actress from Kerala. Iniya, whose real name is Sruthi Sawant hails from Trivandrum in Kerala. Iniya’s family includes father Salahuddin, mother Savithri, brother Sravan and sister Swati. Swati is also a known film actress.Iniya’s acting career started off with the serial Koottilekku as a child artist. She then performed important roles in serials like Orma and Sri Guruvayoor Appan. Sri Guruvayoor Appan was a devotional serial which portrated the greatness of lord Krishna. Iniya was also a leading model and the winner of a beauty contest. Iniya’s first Malayalam movie Saira was released in the year 2006. In 2010, she received popular awards for her role in the Tamil movie Vagai Sod...

12. Lena


Image Lena Abhilash is known for her character Jancy played in the hit mega serial Omanathinkalpakshi where she played along with the famous actress Sreevidya. She has won accolades for playing several characters in Television and Cinema. She won the Kerala State Film Awards in 2013 as Best Actress in supporting role for her roles in Left right Left and Kanyaka Talkies. She won the Filmfare Award and Amrita TV Award in 2011 as Second Best Actress Award for the movie Traffic.   She won the Kerala State TV Award in 2008 for Best Actress for her role in Aranazhika Neram telecasted on Amrita TV, and in the same year, she received Atlas Film Critics TV Award as Second Best Actress for her role in Chil...

13. Devan


Image Devan is a famous actor and political activist from Kerala. He started his career with Malayalam movies and later moved on to Tamil and Telugu movies as well. He also exploited the popularity of mini screen by lending life to many mini screen characters as well. He has been an integral part of serials such as Kudumbini telecasted by Asianet; devotional hit serials include Swami Ayyappan and Sri Padmanabhan and so on. Devan is married to Suma, daughter of the famous Malayalam film director Ramu Karyat. They have a daughter Lakshmi. He was born at Trichur is 1952 as the son of Srinivasan and Vasanta. Devan has completed his higher studies in business management. He initially worked with the renowned director Hariharan an...

14. Aditi Ravi


Image Aditi Ravi is an Indian actress and model, appearing in Malayalam movies. She was born on 31st January 1993 in Thrissur, in Kerala. She is one of the admired actresses in the South with around 489 K followers on Instagram. Aditi was born to Ravi and Geetha in Thrissur. She has two siblings – one brother, Rakesh and one sister – Rakhi. Aditi graduated from Christ College, Irinjalakuda in Thrissur. She currently resides in Ernakulam, in Kerala. Aditi first pursued a career in modeling before starting her acting career. She began her modeling career during her education at the Christ College where she applied for appearing in a commercial for the Times Of India and was later selected. It was due to her role in th...