Vineeth Sreenivasan

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In this Indian name, the name Sreenivasan is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Vineeth.
Vineeth Sreenivasan
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Background information
Born (1985-10-01) 1 October 1985 (age 28)
Origin Kuthuparamba, India
Occupations Playback singer, film actor, director, screenwriter
Years active 2002–present
Associated acts Shaan Rahman

Vineeth Sreenivasan is an Indian playback singer, film actor, director, and screenwriter. He is the son of actor and screenwriter Sreenivasan. He started off his film career as a playback singer for musicals, as well as music albums such as Coffee @ Mg Road. Vineeth made his acting debut in Cycle (2008). His well known films include Makante Achan (2009) and Chappa Kurish (2011). In 2010, Vineeth made his directional debut with Malarvadi Arts Club. His second film was the blockbuster Thattathin Marayathu (2012). His third film was Thira (2013) in which he introduced his younger brother Dhyan Sreenivasan.

Biography[edit]

A mechanical engineer from KCG College of Technology, Chennai, Vineeth Sreenivasan is the son of noted Malayalam screenwriter and actor Sreenivasan.[1]

He is a part of the band Malayalee with Jakes Bejoy, Shaan Rahman and Arjun Sasi. He has also acted as one of the main protagonists in the Malayalam film titled Cycle which did well at the box office.[2] Vineeth did his second movie role with his father in the movie Makante Achan.

He writes the lyrics of most of his album songs and has also shown his direction skills, directing his own music videos. His music album Coffee @ MG Road became a super hit instantly. He got first prize in Mappilappattu in the Kerala State Youth Festival 1998, where he outshown his ability for quick wit. When he was asked whether his father liked him singing Mappilappattu, he answered, "He didn't have any hatred towards my Mappilappattu, to my knowledge."

Vineeth won the AMMA Best Male Singer Award 2008 for his songs "Mampullikkavil" and "Jillu Jillu" and also the Best Male new face of the year 2008 by Asianet, for his role in Cycle. Vineeth wrote the script and Lyrics and debuted as director for the movie Malarvadi Arts Club with seven new young actors. He won the Asiavision award for the best debutant director for Malarvadi Arts Club. Thattathin Marayathu is the second movie in which he was the screenwriter, director and playback singer. His third movie Thira released in 2013 in which he introduced his younger brother Dhyan Sreenivasan.

Personal life[edit]

Vineeth married his college sweetheart Divya Narayanan on 18 October 2012, after an eight-year-long relationship. She was his junior at KCG College of Technology in Chennai.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Film Cast Notes
2010 Malarvadi Arts Club Nivin Pauly, Malavika Wales, Bhagath Manuel, Apoorva Bose Directorial debut
2012 Thattathin Marayathu Nivin Pauly, Isha Talwar, Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Bhagath Manuel, Aparna Nair Nominated-SIIMA Award for Best Director
Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer
2013 Thira Shobana, Dhyan Sreenivasan

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2008 Cycle Roy Asianet Award for Best Male New Face of the Year
2009 Makante Achan
(മകന്‍റെ അച്ഛന്‍)
Manu
2011 Traffic Raihan
Chappa Kurishu
(ചാപ്പാ കുരിശ്)
Ansari
2012 Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar
(പത്മശ്രീ ഭരത് ഡോക്ടര്‍ സരോജ് കുമാര്‍)
Shyam
2014 Om Shanti Oshana Dr. Prasad Varkey

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Song Album
2007 Friends Forever Malayalee
2007 Minnalazhakey Malayalee
2008 Coffee @ Mg Road Coffee @ MG Road
2008 College Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Masha Allah Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Palavattam Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Let Me Tell You A Story Coffee @ MG Road
2008 O Saathi Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Peythu Peythu Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Poonkuyile Coffee @ MG Road
2007 Neeyente Khalbil Kayari Monjulla Painkili
2008 Ethra Rathrikalil Violet
2008 Azhakee Nee Charathu Violet
2008 Kingini Kaattile Minnaminni
2008 Thumbila Chorunnan Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2008 Kuttanaattile Vallakkari Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2008 Thinkalazhcha Kaalathu Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2008 Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2009 Puthilanji Thazhvarayil Kumkumam
2009 Kulirmazha Pookkalum Kumkumam
2009 Anuraga painkiliye Mounam Pranayam
2009 Anthikkili Chengila ketti Varumo Vasantham
2009 Nilachandanam Pozhiyave Varumo Vasantham
2009 Ekanaay Alone
2009 Ninne La Cochin
2011 Neelathamara Liquidize
2012 Azhakhe Parayathe
2013 Anbe Anbe

Films (playback singer)[edit]

Year Song Film Co-Singer
2002 Kasavinte Thattamittu Kilichundan Mampazham Sujatha Mohan
2004 Karale Karalinte Udayananu Tharam Rimi Tomy
2005 Naran Theme Naran K S Chithra
2005 Omanapuzha Chanthupottu Solo
2006 Ente Khalbile Classmates Solo
2006 Pidiyana Thuruppu Gulan Solo
2006 Thevaram Rasathanthram Solo
2006 Mayajalakathin Out of Syllabus
2006 Kokkokko Speed Track Rimi Tomy
2006 Karineela Chakkara Muthu Sujatha Mohan
2006 Hridhayavum Hridhayavum Notebook
2006 Kallayipuzha Wanted
2006 Maama Nee Mongathayya Rasikan
2006 Kilukam Kilukilukkam Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
2006 Kamba Kamba Chacko Randaaman
2007 Manam Thelinja Goal
2007 Nagaram Viduram Ore Kadal Solo
2007 Sankadathinu Panthaya Kozhi Solo
2007 Tharaka Malarukal Arabikatha Sujatha Mohan
2007 Chela Thumbile Yes Your Honour Solo
2007 Palakuri Kandu Yes Your Honour Solo
2007 Oru Vaku Minadathe July 4
2007 Manmadhanalle Inspector Garud Rimi Tomy
2007 Kannum Chimmi Inspector Garud
2007 Mambullikavil Katha Parayumbol Shweta Mohan
2007 Theni Payum Vinodayathra Solo
2007 Indhumukhee Aayur rekha
2007 Kanne Kannadi Challenge
2007 Aalilayum Veeralipattu Manjari (singer)
2007 Yaduni Paradesi
2007 Oru Kaanakanavin Kangaroo
2007 Atho Thamasa Boss I Love You
2007 Ennomalalle Athisayan Rimi Tomy
2007 Sararanthal Chengathipoocha
2007 Nin Hridayamounam Flash
2007 Muthu mazha Big B Jyotsna Radhakrishnan
2008 Varna pyinkilli Cycle
2008 Puthiyoreenam Cycle
2008 Kanmaniye Punyam Annan Thambi
2008 Kanaponnin Cycle
2008 Neelanilapoothinkal Gopalapuram
2008 Janmatheeratengo Pachamarathanalil
2008 Shaarike Jubilee
2008 Aaranu Nee Jubilee
2008 Akkam Pakkam Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam
2008 Poonila Punchiri Aandavan (2008 film)
2008 We are in Love Minnaminnikoottam
2008 KoonillaKunnin Anthiponvettam
2008 Njanoru Rajavaayal Kabadi kabadi Rimi Tomy
2008 Jillu Jillu Mayabazar
2009 Ee vennilavinte Geetham Makante Achan
2009 Othorumichoru Makante Achan
2009 Ninakayi Ithu Nangalude Lokham
2009 Neela Koovala Kadha, Samvidhanam Kunchakko
2009 Unnam Marannu 2 Harihar Nagar
2009 Ondu besarada dina AUTO(Kannada)
2009 Rajakumari LollyPop
2009 Pacha Vellam Calendar
2009 Oorma Thirivil Passenger
2009 Aaro Nilavayi Ee Pattanathil Bhootham
2009 Kashmir poove Currency
2010 Vadakka Therkka Aval Peyar Thamizharasi (Tamil)
2010 Manya Maha Janangale Malarvaadi Arts Club
2010 Lavan Kashmalan Malarvaadi Arts Club
2010 Ayiram katham Malarvaadi Arts Club
2010 Innori mazhayil Malarvaadi Arts Club
2010 Changayi Malarvaadi Arts Club
2010 Aval Appadi Ontrum Azhagillai Angadi Theru
2010 Neerpalunkumzhi Orange
2011 Akkare Ninnoru Poonkaatu Spanish Masala Sujatha Mohan
2012 Kesu ninte Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar
2012 Anuraagathin Velayi Thattathin Marayathu
2012 Shyaamambaram Thattathin Marayathu
2012 Ee pakalariyathe Theevram Shweta Mohan
2013 Theerathe Neelunne Thira Solo
2013 Jillam Jillada Pottas Bomb Solo
2014 Kaatu Mooliyo Ohm Shanthi Oshaana
2014 Mannil Pathiyum God's Own Country Divya S Menon
2014 Assalumundiriye Polytechnic Mridula Warrier

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nagarajan, Saraswathy (2005-04-02). "Making his mark". Metro Plus (The Hindu). Retrieved 2007-07-30. 
  2. ^ George, Vijay (2008-01-18). "Balancing act". Friday Review (The Hindu). Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Vineeth-Divya wedding". ManoramaOnline, 18 October 2012.

External links[edit]

  1. Vineeth Sreenivasan at the Internet Movie Database