Aju Varghese

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Aju Varghese
Aju Varghese inaugural speech SARGAM SJCET.JPG
Born (1985-01-11) 11 January 1985 (age 35)[1][2]
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Film Producer, Distributor
Years active2010–present
Spouse(s)Augustina(2014-Present)[3]
Children4 (twins Evan and Juana and twins Luke and Jake)

Aju Varghese (born 11 January 1985) is an Indian film actor and producer who appears in Malayalam cinema. He made his debut in 2010 in Malarvadi Arts Club, directed by his mentor and Godfather in cinema Vineeth Sreenivasan. He has starred in more than 100 films.[4]

Personal life and career[edit]

Aju Varghese was born to Varghese P. K. and Celiene Susan in Thiruvalla in Kerala. He has a younger sister Anju.[5] Aju married Augustina on 24 February 2014. They have twins: a girl named Juana and a boy named Evan born on 28 October 2014.[3] They later had a second set of twins - Jake and Luke - on 30th Sep 2016.

Aju attended Rajagiri High School, Kalamasserry and later Bhavans Adarsha Vidhyalaya, Ernakulam. He did his Bachelor's in Electronics and Communication Engineering from KCG College of Technology, Chennai. He worked in HSBC in Human Resources, Chennai. It was during that time he was called by Vineeth Sreenivasan, his college friend, to play one of the lead roles in his directorial debut Malarvadi Arts Club,[6] and later in Thattathin Marayathu. In the meantime, he was part of Sevenes (2011) by veteran director Joshiy and Mayamohini. Since then, he has acted in notable films, such as Thattathin Marayathu, Oru Vadakkan Selfie, Kili Poyi, Zachariyayude Garbhinikal, Ohm Shanthi Oshaana, Punyalan Agarbattis, Vellimoonga, Ormayundo Ee Mukham, Kunjiramayanam, Su.. Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam, Two Countries, Adi Kapyare Kootamani, Oppam,Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel and Love Action Drama[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2011 Vanitha Film Awards Best New Face of the Year Malarvadi Arts Club Won
2012 Asiavision Awards Best Comedian Thattathin Marayathu Won
2013 Indian Movie Awards Qatar Best Actor in a Comedy Role Won
3rd South Indian International Movie Awards Best supporting actor in Malayalam Punyalan Agarbattis Nominated
2014 Asiavision Awards Best Character Role Ohm Shanthi Oshaana Won
2015 Vanitha Film Awards Best Comedian Vellimoonga" Won
4th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Comedian in Malayalam Won
Asianet Comedy Awards Best Comedy icon "Oru Vadakkan Selfie" Won
Asiavision Awards Best Character Actor in Malayalam "Kunjiramayanam" Won
2016 1st IIFA Utsavam Best Supporting Actor in Malayalam "Oru Vadakkan Selfie" Won
Performance in a Comic role Nominated
Kunjiramayanam" Nominated
Asianet Film Awards Best Actor in Humorous Role Various films Won
Vanitha Film Awards Best Comedian Won
5th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Comedian in Malayalam "Two Countries" Won
Asianet Comedy Awards Best Comedy icon Won
Asiavision Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
2017 North American Film Awards Best Entertainer Various Films Won
Asianet Comedy Awards Best Combo Award Lavakusha Won
2018 7th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Comedian in Malayalam Godha (film) Won
2019 Kerala Kaumudi Flash Movies[8] Most Popular Supporting Actor Aravindante Athidhikal Won
2019 8th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Comedian in Malayalam Aravindante Athidhikal Won

Filmography[edit]

No. Year Title Role Director Notes
1 2010 Malarvaadi Arts Club Kuttu Vineeth Sreenivasan
2 2011 Manikya Kallu Former student (Cameo) M. Mohanan
3 Sevenes Arun Joshiy
4 Doctor Love Omanakuttan Biju K
5 2012 Mayamohini Keezh Shanthi Vishnu Jose Thomas
6 Thattathin Marayathu Abdu Vineeth Sreenivasan
7 Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam (Omanakuttan Joe Chalissery
8 Chapters Kanu Sunil Ibrahim
9 2013 Kili Poyi Hari Vinay Govind
10 Bharya Athra Pora Jilan Akku Akbar
11 Neram Phone attender (Cameo) Alphonse Puthren
12 Paisa Paisa Balu Prasanth Murali
13 Buddy Rahul Kulkarni Raaj Menon
14 Olipporu Gear Sashidharan
15 Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus Chinnan Marthandan G
16 Zachariayude Garbhinikal Aju Aneesh Anwar
17 Punyalan Agarbattis Greenu Sharma Ranjith Sankar
18 Bicycle Thieves Shajan (Cameo) Jismon
19 2014 Ohm Shanthi Oshaana David Kaanjaani Jude Anthany Joseph
20 Pakida CP Sunil Karyattukara
21 Polytechnic Backer M Padmakumar
22 Ring Master Peter Rafi
23 Pianist Arfas Amar Hyder Ali
24 Monayi Angane Aanayi Monai Santhosh Khan
25 Peruchazhi Vayalar Varkey Arun Vaidyanathan
26 Vellimoonga Tony Vaagathanam/Paachan Jibu Jacob
27 Ormayundo Ee Mukham Apoorva Anvar Sadik
28 Lal Bahudur Shastri Shastri Rejishh Midhila
29 Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla Mathai (Cameo) Akku Akbar
30 Actually Blog Kavi Saji Shine Kurian
31 2015 Mariyam Mukku Lloyd Casper Anderson James Albert
32 Aadu Ponnappan (Cameo) Midhun Manuel Thomas
33 Namasthe Bali Chandy Bijoy
34 100 Days of Love Romanch Ramakrishnan Janusee Muhammed
35 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Shaji Prajith G
36 Lavender Raju Altas T. Ali
37 Lokha Samastha Anoop Sajith
38 KL 10 Patthu Faizal Muhsin Parari
39 Rasputin Gopalan Jinu G. Daniel
40 Loham Hameed Azhar (Cameo) Ranjith
41 Jamna Pyari Ram Thomas Sebastian
42 Kunjiramayanam Kuttan Basil Joseph
43 Urumbukal urangarilla Babutten Jiju Asokan
44 Kohinoor Aandy Kunju Vinay Govind
45 Ben Allan (Cameo) Vipin Atley
46 Su.. Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam Greygon Das Ranjith Sankar
47 Adi Kapyare Kootamani Bruno John Varghese
48 Two Countries Avinash Shafi
49 2016 Puthiya Niyamam Romanch A. K. Sajan
50 Hello Namasthe Pappu Joseph Jayan K Nair 50th film
51 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Abdul Rahman (Also Assistant director) (Cameo) Vineeth Sreenivasan
52 Mudhugauv Bruno (Cameo) Vipin Das
53 Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Manoj Jyotsyan Saajan K Mathew
54 Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum Major E Ravi Boban Samuel
55 Ann Maria Kalippilaanu Ambrose Midhun Manuel Thomas
56 Pretham Denny Kokkan Ranjith Sankar
57 Oppam Mala Babu Priyadarshan
58 Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho Rajeev Sidhartha Siva
59 Welcome to Central Jail Pranchi Sundar Das
60 Aanandam Fake Ticket Seller (Photo presence) Ganesh Raj Photo presence
61 Ore Mukham Das Sajith Jagadnandan
62 2017 Aby Kunjuttan Srikant Murali
63 Alamara Suvin Midhun Manuel Thomas
64 Sathya Deepu (Cameo) Diphan
65 Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu Unni Ranjan Pramod
66 Ramante Edanthottam Shathru Ranjith Sankar
67 Adventures of Omanakuttan Shiva Annan Rohith V S
68 Godha Balan Basil Joseph
69 Careful Aneesh Abraham V. K. Prakash
70 Avarude Raavukal Vinod Shanil Muhammed
71 Basheerinte Premalekhanam Sulaiman Aneesh Anwar
72 Bobby Jimmy Shebi Chowghat
73 Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa Angel (Cameo) Kiran Narayanan
74 Lavakusha Kusha Gireesh Mano
75 Vishwa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar Lal Rajesh Kannankara
76 Villain Churutt Kannappi B. Unnikrishnan
77 Goodalochana Prakashan Thomas Sebastian
78 Punyalan Private Limited Greenu Sharma Ranjith Sankar
79 Chembarathipoo Mathayi Arun Vaiga
80 Paipin Chuvattile Pranayam Syam Domin D'Silva
81 Aadu 2 Ponnappan (Cameo) Midhun Manuel Thomas
82 2018 Hey Jude George Kurian (Cameo) Shyamaprasad
83 Kuttanadan Marpappa Rev Fr. Innachan Sreejith Vijayan
84 Mohanlal Aluva Aamod Sajid Yahiya
85 Aravindante Athidhikal Rasheed M. Mohanan
86 B. Tech Mutta Manoj Mridul Nair
87 Njan Marykutty RJ Alwin Henry Ranjith Sankar
88 Ennalum Sarath..? Singer at Party (Cameo) Balachandra Menon
89 Iblis Rajavu Rohith V. S
90 Dakini Kuttappi Rahul Riji Nair
91 Vallikudilile Vellakaaran Father Shibumon K.K (Cameo) Duglus Alfred
92 Pretham 2 Denny Kokkan (Cameo) Ranjith Sankar
93 2019 Vijay Superum Pournamiyum YouTube Cleetus (Cameo) Jis Joy
94 Neeyum Njanum Abbas A. K. Sajan
95 Panthu Pottukuthi Maash Aadhi
96 June Binoi (Shack owner - Cameo) Ahammed Khabeer
97 Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel Anzar Ali Khan B. Unnikrishnan
98 Madhura Raja Suru Vyshak
99 Subharathri George Vyasan K.P
100 Marconi Mathai Britto Sanal Kalathil
101 Sachin Jerry Santhosh Nair
102 Love Action Drama Sagar Dhyan Sreenivasan
103 Ittymaani: Made in China Sugunan Jibi - Joju
104 Adhyarathri Kunjumon Jibu Jacob
105 Helen Ratheesh Kumar Mathukutty Xavier
106 Kamala Safar Ranjith Sankar
107 My Santa Real Santa (Cameo) Sugeeth
108

Uriyadi

Ambili John Varghese

As Producer[edit]

As Distributor[edit]

Narrator[edit]

Television[edit]

Short films[edit]

Year Title Director
2012 Oru Kutty Chodyam[9] Ganesh Raj
Yellow Pen[9] Jude Anthany Joseph
A Sweet Curse[9] Anzal
2013 Oru Thundu Padam(A 'Short' Film)[9] Basil Joseph
2014 Love Policy Rejith Menon
Unnimoolam Vipin Das
2016 HALWA Nikhil Raman - Shahin Rahman

References[edit]

  1. ^ James, Anu (11 January 2016). "Here's what Nivin Pauly did to birthday boy Aju Varghese [PHOTO+VIDEO]". International Business Times. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  2. ^ Soman, Deepa (12 January 2015). "Aju Varghese happy about birthday". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 March 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Debutant director makes a splash". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 29 July 2010. Archived from the original on 8 November 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Malarvady Arts Club Cast and Crew". Archived from the original on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2013.
  7. ^ "വിക്കുണ്ട് വിറ്റുണ്ട് വാനോളം ട്വിസ്റ്റുണ്ട്: ബാലൻ വക്കീൽ റിവ്യൂ". ManoramaOnline (in Malayalam). Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Kerala Kaumudi Flash Movies: Aravindante Athidhikal, Nikhila Vimal and Aju Varghese shine bright in 2018!". Mollywood 24x7. Archived from the original on 13 March 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  9. ^ a b c d "Aju Varghese on a signing spree". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 1 December 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2013.

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