|Real name||Jayaram Subramaniam News 18|
|Popularly Known As||Jayaram|
|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); as 'Vishwanathan' (protagonist) and 'Uthaman' (antagonist) - (played dual role)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Civilian Award
• 2011: Padma Shri The Times of India
Kerala State Film Awards
• 1990: Special Jury Award for "Thooval Kottaram" News 18
• 2000: Second Best Actor for "Swayamvaram Panthal" News 18
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
• 2000: Special Prize for "Thenali" News 18
• 1998: Best Actor for "Sneham"
• 2001: Best Actor for "Theerthadanam"
• 2002: Best Supporting Actor for "Panchathanthiram"
• 2003: Best Actor for "Manassinakkare"
Asianet Film Awards
• 1998: Best Actor for "Sneham"
• 2001: Best Actor for "Uthaman" and "Theerthadanam"
• 2008: Most Popular Actor for "Veruthe Oru Bharya"
• 2011: Most Popular Actor for "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 "Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare"
• 2017: Best Actor for "Achayans"
South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA)
• 2012: Best Comedian (Nominated) for "Thuppakki"
• 2019: Best Actor in a Negative Role (Telugu) (Nominated) for "Bhaagamathie"
• 1996: Sini Best Actor Award and the Rotary Club Award for "Thooval Kottaram"
• 2002: V. Shantaram Award for "Shesham"
• 2008: J. C. Daniel Award for "Veruthe Oru Bharya"
• 2011: Sathyan Award for Lifetime Achievement
• 2011: Jaihind TV Award for Best Actor for ‘Kadha "Thudarunnu"
• 2014: Vayalar Film Award in the category of Best Actor for ‘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 degree 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.
- According to Jayaram, he is so obsessed with elephants since his 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,
- 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 the sources, he was helped by film director and writer Padmarajan to get into the film ‘Aparan’ (1988).
- According to some media outlets, Jayaram was asked to anoint an elephant named Padmanabhan as the ‘Gajaraja’ as he was invited to the Thrissur temple as a chief guest. Deccan Chronicle When he saw the elephant, Jayaram recognised it as an elephant that he knew in his childhood. Deccan Chronicle According to Jayaram, the elephant’s tusks were placed in his drawing room which were transfered to him legally after the elephant’s death. 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
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 the 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 an interview, Jayaram revealed that he would only prefer consuming curry from a non vegetarian dish. Onmanorama