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9 September 1970 |
Thrissur, Kerala, India
|Years active||1995 – present|
|Parents||Madathiparambill P.N. Balakrishna Pillai, Malathi Amma Menon|
Biju Menon is an Indian film actor, who has starred in over 100 Malayalam films, along with a couple of Tamil and Telugu films. He appears mostly in supporting roles,second hero and occasionally as Hero, but has also acted in antagonistic roles. He made his debut in 1995 in Puthran.
Menon has performed in films such as Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995), Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu (1997), Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu (1999), Madhuranombarakattu (2000), Meghamalhar (2001), Shivam (2002), Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010),Seniors(2011), Spanish Masala (2011), Ordinary, Mayamohini (2012).
Biju Menon started his acting career through Malayalam television serials such as Ningalude Swantham Chanthu and Mikhayelinte Santhathikal. He made his debut in films with Puthran, the sequel of Mikhayelinte Santhathikal. He acted in a number of movies as villain and second hero. During the second half of nineties, he was considered to be the superstar in making. But most of the films with Biju Menon as hero failed in box office,in spite of his good performance, though his roles as second hero were very popular. He acted with Suresh Gopi in a number of super hit movies like Pathram, F. I. R., and Chinthamani Kolacase. During the later 1990s and early 2000s he appeared in a few offbeat movies with directors like T. V. Chandran, Lenin Rajendran, and Kamal in the films Mazha, Madhuranombarakkattu, Anyar, and Meghamalhar.
He is considered to be one of the favourite actors of director Lal Jose, as he has appeared in the majority of movies directed by him, including Oru Maravathoor Kanavu, Chandranudikkunna Dikhil, Randaam Bhavam,Pattalam, Rasikan, Chanthupottu, Mulla and Spanish Masala.
He won the Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor twice in his acting career for his roles as Akhilachandran in Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu(1997) and Nanda Kumar in T. D. Dasan Std. VI B(2010). He also acts as an antagonist in Tamil films as well and has been successful in films like Majaa and Thambi.
Menon was born on 9 September 1971 to Madathiparambil PN Balakrishna Pillai and Malathiyamma Menon. He has four brothers: Soman, Suresh, Rajendran and Sreekumar. He is married to the former Malayalam actress Samyuktha Varma, who co-starred with him in Mazha, Madhuranombarakkattu and Meghamalhar. The couple has a son born in 2006.
- 2010 – Second Best Actor – T. D. Dasan Std. VI B
- 1997 – Second Best Actor – Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu
- 2012 – Asianet Film Awards#Best Charector Actor Award – Ordinary, Run Baby Run
- 2011 – Asianet Film Awards#Best Charector Actor Award – Snehaveedu, Seniors, Ulakam Chuttum Valibhan
- 2001 – Best Star Pair Award – Meghamalhar (with Samyuktha Varma)
- 2000 – Best Supporting Actor – Millennium Stars
- 1999 – Best Supporting Actor – Pathram, Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu
- 2010 – Best Supporting Actor – Marykkundoru Kunjaadu
|8||2006||Khatarnak||Ravi Teja||Amma Rajasekhar|
|6||2008||Ali Baba||Neelan K. Sekar||Krishna Sekhar|
|5||2008||Arasangam||R. Madhesh||Vijayakanth||Manoj and Martin Jayapal||double role|
|2||2006||June R||Revathi Varma||Jyothika||Arun|
|1||2005||Majaa||Shafi||Vikram||Manicka Vel||Tamil remake of Thommanum Makkalum|