Jayaram Subramaniam Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
|Debut||Film: Aparan (1988) (Malayalam language) as 'Vishwanathan' (protagonist) and 'Uthaman' (antagonist) - (played dual role)
|Awards, Honours||Civilian Award
• 2011: Padma Shri The Times of India
Kerala State Film Awards
• 1990: Special Jury Award for the film "Thooval Kottaram" News 18
• 2000: Second Best Actor for the film "Swayamvaram Panthal" News 18
• 1998: Best Actor for the film "Sneham"
• 2001: Best Actor for the film "Theerthadanam"
• 2002: Best Supporting Actor for the film "Panchathanthiram"
• 2003: Best Actor for the film "Manassinakkare"
Asianet Film Awards
• 1998: Best Actor for the film "Sneham"
• 2001: Best Actor for the films "Uthaman" and "Theerthadanam"
• 2008: Most Popular Actor for the film "Veruthe Oru Bharya"
• 2011: Most Popular Actor for the film "Swapna Sanchari"
• 2012: Special Commemoration
• 2014: Golden Star of the Year Award
• 2018: Golden Star of the Year Award
Asianet Comedy Awards
• 2015: Best Actor for the film "Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare"
• 2017: Best Actor for the film "Achayans"
South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA)
• 2012: Best Comedian (Nominated) for the Tamil-language film "Thuppakki"
• 2019: Best Actor in a Negative Role (Telugu) (Nominated) for "Bhaagamathie"
• 1996: Sini Best Actor Award and the Rotary Club Award for the film "Thooval Kottaram"
• 2002: V. Shantaram Award for the film "Shesham"
• 2008: J. C. Daniel Award for the film "Veruthe Oru Bharya"
• 2011: Sathyan Award for Lifetime Achievement
• 2011: Jaihind TV Award for Best Actor for the film "Kadha Thudarunnu"
• 2014: Vayalar Film Award in the category of Best Actor for the films ‘Nadan’ and ‘Swapaanam,’ and the Kerala Kalamandalam M. K. K. Nair Puraskaram
|Date of Birth||10 December Malavika Jayaram - Instagram 1965 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||57 Years|
|Hometown||Perumbavoor, Kerala Onmanorama|
|School||Government Boys High School in Perumbavoor|
|College/University||Sree Sankara College, Kalady, Kerala|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Sree Sankara College, Kalady|
|Food Habit||Non-vegetarian Onmanorama|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Awasthi (stage name - Parvathy)|
|Marriage Date||7 September 1992 Malavika Jayaram - Instagram|
|Children||Son- Kalidas Jayaram
Daughter- Malavika Jayaram
|Parents||Father- Subramaniyam Iyyer
Mother- Thankam (deceased)
|Siblings||Brother- Venkit Ram (deceased) (elder)
Sister- Manjula (younger)
|Food||Thayiru Sadam, Mango Pulissery Onmanorama|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jayaram
- Jayaram Subramaniam, a recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award, is an accomplished percussionist and mimicry artist. He is a skilled Chenda player.
- His father belongs to a Kerala-settled Tamil Iyyer family, while his mother was from Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.
- He is the nephew of Malayalam writer and cartoonist Malayattoor Ramakrishnan.
- Jayaram considers filmamer Padmaranjan his guru. Jayaram Subramaniam – Instagram
- Tamil actor Ajith and his wife Shalini are Jayaram’s family friends. Deccan Chronicle
- Jayaram Subramaniam and his family are avid animal lovers. Deccan Chronicle
- According to Jayaram, he is so obsessed with elephants since childhood that he used to collect pictures of elephants while his friends were busy collecting matchboxes, labels, and other things.
While recalling those childhood moments in an interview, Jayaram Subramaniam said,
As a boy, when my classmates collected matchbox labels and stamps, I gathered nearly 400 pictures of elephants including paper clippings and black and white photos.” Deccan Chronicle
- After completing his college studies, he worked as a medical agent.
- During the 1980s, he started working as a mimicry master and ‘Chenda’ (a musical instrument) player in Kalabhavan, Kerala.
- According to sources, he was helped by film director and writer Padmarajan to get a role in the film ‘Aparan’ (1988).
- According to some media outlets, Jayaram was once invited to the Thrissur temple in Kerala as a chief guest to anoint an elephant named Padmanabhan as the ‘Gajaraja.’ When Jayaram saw the elephant, he recognised it as an elephant that he knew since childhood. In an interview, Jayaram revealed that after the elephant’s death, he placed the elephant’s tusks in his drawing room; the tusks were transferred to him legally. Deccan Chronicle
- To pay the tribute to the elephants and their stories, which he heard from his grandmother, Jayaram authored a book titled ‘Aalkoottathil Oranapokkam.’ Deccan Chronicle
The book was launched on 30 October 2015 by Mammootty at the IMA Hall in Kochi. Deccan Chronicle While talking about the idea of writing this book in an interview, Jayaram said,
People used to ask me why I did not write despite being a relative of Malayatoor Ramakrishnan. Of course I always wanted to write but did not want to attempt any great literature. Neither did I want to write my autobiography. What is there to write? As a person who loves animals even more than humans, I zeroed in on this topic.” Deccan Chronicle
- According to sources, the first copy of Jayaram’s book ‘Aalkoottathil Oranapokkam’ was provided to his own elephant’s mahout Deccan Chronicle Jayaram had an elephant as a pet who appeared in many films. After its demise, Jayaram never had a pet elephant. Deccan Chronicle
- In 2020, Jayaram, through an Instagram post, revealed that he quit smoking a long time ago. Jayaram Subramaniam – Instagram
- In an interview, Jayaram revealed that he would only prefer consuming curry from a non-vegetarian dish. Onmanorama