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Kalidas Jayaram Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography

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Fiancee: Tarini Kalingarayar
Hometown: Perumbavoor, Kerala
Age: 30 Years

Kalidas Jayaram

Bio/Wiki
NicknameKaali
Profession(s)Actor, Model, Voice Artist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Malayalam): Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal (2000) as Ashok
Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal movie's poster
Film (Tamil): Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum (2016) as Karthik
Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum movie's poster
Web Series (Tamil): Paper Rocket (2022) as Jeeva
Paper Rocket Web Series' poster
Awards, Honours, Achievements • 2001: Asianet Film Award for Best Child Artist (Male)
• 2003: National Film Award for Best Child Artist
Kalidas Jayaram reciving National Award from A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
• 2003: Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist
• 2003: Asianet Film Award for Best Child Artist
• 2017: 6th South Indian International Movie Award for Best Debut Actor (Tamil)
Kalidas Jayaram with 6th South Indian International Movie Award for Best Debut Actor (Tamil)
• 2019: 21st Asianet Film Award for Best New Face Actor
• 2019: Vanitha Film Award for Best New Face Actor
Kalidas Jayaram receiving Vanitha Film Award for Best New Face Actor
• 2021: Blacksheep Digital Award for Best actor OTT
Kalidas Jayaram with his Blacksheep Digital Award for Best actor OTT
• 2021: Behindwoods Gold Icon for Best Actor (Critics)
Kalidas Jayaram with his Behindwoods Gold Icon for Best Actor (Critics)
• 2021: JFW Movie Award for Special Recognition OTT
Kalidas Jayaram with his JFW Movie Award for Special Recognition OTT
• 2021: 10th South Indian International Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor (Male) - Tamil
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 December 1993 (Thrusday)
Age (as of 2023)30 Years
BirthplacePerumbavoor, Kerala
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownPerumbavoor, Kerala
School• Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai (Till tenth)
• The Choice School, Kochi (Plus-two)
College/UniversityLoyola College, Chennai
Educational QualificationBachelor's degree in Visual Communication
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling, Gymming, Swimming
Social MediaInstagram
Facebook
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusEngaged
GirlfriendTarini Kalingarayar
Kalidas Jayaram with his girlfriend Tarini Kalingarayar
Family
FiancéeTarini Kalingarayar
Picture of Kalidas Jayaram with Tarini Kalingarayar on their private engagement function
ParentsFather- Jayaram Subramaniam (Actor)
Mother- Aswathi Jayaram (stage name - Parvathy) (Actress)
Kalidas Jayaram's parents
SiblingsSister- Malavika Jayaram
Kalidas Jayaram's sister Malavika Jayaram
Favourites
FoodStreet Chaat, Shrimps
ActorKamal Hassan, Thalapathy Vijay
ColourRed
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Yellow Mustang
Kalidas Jayaram with his Yellow Mastang
• Mahindra Thar
Kalidas Jayaram with his Thar
• Toyota Land Cruiser
Bike Collection• Royal Enfield
Kalidas Jayaram with his Royal Enfield
• ATV Quad Bike
Kalidas Jayaram with his ATV Quad Bike

Kalidas Jayaram

Some Lesser Known Facts about Kalidas Jayaram

  • At the age of 7, he made his acting debut by chance. The original actor fell sick for the movie Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal and he was given the part at the last minute.
  • After that, he became an instant sensation and fan favourite and won the Best Child Artist award for the same in the subsequent year.
  • On set for every perfect take Kalidas used to be rewarded with ice cream which led to him being slightly chubby.

    Young Chubby Kalidas Jayaram

    Young Chubby Kalidas Jayaram

  • In his second film, the actor played the role of his own father’s son. The story revolves around sibling rivalry, where the older brother is envious of his younger sibling and accidentally kills him. After the movie was released, his sister avoided him for a year. She was frightened because he was an aggressive character in the film.

    Young Kalidas Jayaram with his father and actor Jayaram

    Young Kalidas Jayaram with his father and actor Jayaram

  • Being a child actor was hard on his studies so he had to take a break from acting and complete his education.
  • After receiving his bachelor’s he made a comeback in the film industry with his Tamil debut with Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum.
  • In the beginning, he was set to make his debut as a lead actor in a Tamil film called Oru Pakka Kathai. However, the movie was not released for six years as the producers felt it was not commercially viable at the time. When it finally premiered in 2020, it turned out to be a massive success at the box office.
  • Kalidas Jayaram has worked with Bollywood actress Disha Patani. The duo has shared the screen for a television commercial.

    Kalidas Jayaram with Disha Patani in Cadbury Silk Advertisement

    Kalidas Jayaram with Disha Patani in Cadbury Silk Advertisement

  • Despite initially gaining fame, the following movies that he starred in did not perform well at the box office. As a result, he opted to take a one-year hiatus from acting to pursue a theatre course at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Los Angeles.
  • He decided to quit acting but Paava Kadhaigal came as a game changer and since there has been no turning back.
  • Kalidas got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Tarini Kalingarayar in a private ceremony in Chennai.

    Engagement picture of Kalidas Jayaram and Tarini Kalingarayar

    Engagement picture of Kalidas Jayaram and Tarini Kalingarayar

  • He is a travel enthusiast and has visited many places like Kenya, Masai Mara, Dubai and, the Maldives.

    Kalidas Jayaram enjoying his vacation in Maldives

    Kalidas Jayaram enjoying his vacation in Maldives

  • Kalidas loves different cuisines, but as an actor, maintaining his physique is challenging because of his foodie nature.
  • He is a big Marvel fan and a collector of relics too.

    Kalidas Jayaram with his Iron Man Infinity Gauntlet Collectible

    Kalidas Jayaram with his Iron Man Infinity Gauntlet Collectible