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- In this Indian name, the name Boban is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Kunchacko.
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
|Residence||Kochi, Kerala, India|
|Years active||1981, 1997-2005, 2008–present|
|Spouse(s)||Priya Ann Samuel (2005–present)|
After making his debut in the commercially successful film Aniyathipraavu (1997), he went on to feature in films Niram (1999), Dhosth (2001), Swapnakoodu (2003), Kasthooriman (2003), Gulumaal (2009), Elsamma Enna Aankutty (2010), Traffic (2011), Seniors (2011), Ordinary (2012) and Romans (2013). He was awarded the special jury award for his performance in Ee Snehatheerathu at the Kerala State Film Awards in 2004.
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Kunchacko began his career as lead in Aniathipravu (1997), co-starring Shalini, and directed by Fazil. Following the success of Aniathipravu, Kunchacko Boban was cast in movies like Nakshathrathaarattu and Mayilpeelikkavu. In Nakshathrathaarattu, he was again cast opposite Shalini. Then he played a cameo in Fazil's Harikrishnans, which marked the reunion of Mohanlal and Mammootty after 9 years. Then came a streak of below average films at the box office such as Mazhavillu,Chandamama", Prem Poojari,Sahayathrikakku Snehapoorvam,Ingane Oru Nilapakshi, etc. He had a single success in 1999, Kamal's Niram, which featured him opposite Shalini for the final time.
After Niram, Dosth and Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka, his next films included Kasthooriman, and Swapnakkoodu. The movie Ee Snehatheerathu earned him a Special Jury Award at the 2004 Kerala State Film Awards.
In 2005, he got married and took a hiatus from acting spanning over three years and had one release – Kilukkam Kilukilukkam(2006) in that term.
He returned to films in 2008 with a special appearance in a song in Twenty:20 and Shafi's LollyPop.In 2009, he appeared in Gulumal: The Escape, Mummy & Me, Sakudumbam Shyamala and Lal Jose's Elsamma Enna Aankutty. His first release in 2011 was Traffic. His later releases included Seniors, Three Kings, Sevens and Doctor Love. In 2011, he won the Youth Icon of the Year award at the Asianet Film Awards. In 2012 he had three box office hits, Spanish Masala, Ordinary and Mallu Singh. Ordinary had 10,000 shows in theatres before reaching the 50-day mark and grossed over 10 crore (US$1.6M, €1.2M, or £1M as of October 2013[update]). His 2013 works include Romans and 3 Dots, God for Sale: Bhakthi Prasthanam, Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum directed by Lal Jose.He started 2014 with Konthayum Poonoolum which was a flop,then he came back strongly with Polytechnic released on vishu was a box office success and ran for more than 75 days.His next release was Law Point was an average grosser and his latest release How Old Are You (2014) running successfully and declared as Superhit, making him as one of established actors in mollywood.
|1997||Aniyathipravu||Sudhish Kumar (Sudhi)|
|1999||Prem Poojari||Prem Jacob|
|2000||Ingane Oru Nilapakshi||Charlie|
|2000||Sathyam Sivam Sundaram||Chandrahasan|
|2001||Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka||Jayakanthan|
|2003||Kasthoorimann||Sajan Joseph Alukka|
|2003||Swapnam Kondu Thulabharam||Aniyan Kuttan|
|2009||Gulumal: The Escape||Ravi Varma|
|2010||Mummy & Me||Rahul|
|2010||Elsamma Enna Aankutty||Unnikrishnan|
|2010||Oridathoru Postman||Reghu Nandan|
|2010||Traffic||Dr. Abel Thariyan|
|2011||Race||Dr. Abey John|
|2011||Three Kings||Ramanunni Raja (Ram)|
|2011||101 Weddings||Krishnankutty (Krish)|
|2012||Poppins||Major Prathap Varma|
|2013||Romans||Akash / Fr. Paul|
|2013||God for Sale: Bhakthi Prasthanam||Prasannan Nair/Poornanada Swami|
|2013||Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum||Adu Gopan aka Chakka Gopan|
|2014||How Old Are You||Rajeev|
- 2010 – Best Star Pair Award with actress Archana Jose Kavi for Mummy & Me
- 2011 – Youth Icon of the Year
- 2010 - TTK Prestige — Vanitha Film Awards: Best Star Pair Award with actress Archana Jose Kavi for Mummy & Me
- Other awards
- 2011 – Amrita-FEFKA Yuva Keerthi Award
- 2011 – SIIMA Award – Best Villain in Malayalam for Seniors
2013 - jaihind tv film award popular actor
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