Marital Status: Married
Hometown: Attingal, Kerala
Age: 50 Years
|Profession(s)||Public Speaker, University Professor, Educational Counselor, Writer, and Social Activist|
|Famous For||Participating in Bigg Boss Malayalam 2 in 2020
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||White (now dyed black)|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||2010: Rashtra Sevana Prathibha Puraskar from Global Confederation of Pravasee Malayalees
2017: Dr Ambedkar Excellency Service National Award from Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi
2017: Samoohya Sevana Rathnam from Kerala Urban Development Council
2018: Gem of Kerala from Global Confederation of Pravasee Malayalees
2018: Gurushreshta Puraskaram from Vanitha Congress
2019: Shri. Vedavyasa Puraskaram from Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi
|Date of Birth||Year 1969|
|Age (as in 2019)||50 Years|
|Birthplace||Kizhuvilam, a village in Attingal, Kerala|
|Hometown||Kizhuvilam, a village in Attingal, Kerala|
|School||Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School, Attingal, Kerala|
|College/University||• Mar Ivanios College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
• N. S. S. College, Pandalam, Kerala
|Educational Qualification(s)||• B.Sc. Botany
• Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) Cytogenetics
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
• Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) in Natural Science
• Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS)
• M.S in Psychotherapy
• Diploma in Vedanta Asianet News
|Controversy||In 2013, while giving a lecture in a college, he passed a derogatory comment against women, he said,
Good children are born to those men and women who live their lives as men and women. But, when a woman degrades her womanhood and a man degrades his manhood, the girl child born to the couple will have the character of a man. The child that she eventually gives birth to, will be born transgender.”
After hearing such comment, one of the girls present at the event walked out in disgust. Later, he repeated the same statement in an interview with the news channel. The Government of Kerala has denounced him for passing the sexist comments publically. Outlook India
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Name Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr Rajith Kumar
- Dr Rajith Kumar is a popular Indian public speaker.
- He won a gold medal for his doctorate degree in Microbiology.
- He is a Botany professor at Sree Sankara College, Kalady.
- He is a well-known writer in India. Some of his books are Thiricharivu: The Power of Discrimination, Enne Vismayipicha Quran Sookthangal, Srimad Bhagavad Gita Sandhesham, Ennil Karunaniracha Bible, Unaru Unaru, and Vijayathilkku 22 Padikal: Steps to Success.
- He is quite a controversial speaker, and he has gained a lot of negative publicity for his derogatory statements against women.
- He has appeared in short films like ‘Daivathinte Naadu’ (2018) and ‘Amma’ (2019).
- He was the tenth contestant to enter the Bigg Boss Malayalam 2 on 5 January 2020.
- He changed his look completely for Bigg Boss 2 (2020).
- He loves to play the harmonium in his leisure time.
- He is a devotee of Lord Shiva.