Aju Varghese

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In this Indian name, the name Varghese is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Aju.
Aju Varghese
Aju Varghese inaugural speech SARGAM SJCET.JPG
Born (1985-01-11) 11 January 1985 (age 31)[1][2]
Tiruvalla, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
Residence Ernakulam, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, assistant director
Years active 2010–present
Religion Malankara Orthodox Syrian Christian[3]
Spouse(s) Augustina (2014–present)[3]
Children 4 (Ivan and Juana) [First set of twins], (Luke and Jake) [Second set of twins]

Aju Varghese (born 11 January 1985) is an Indian film actor, who works in Malayalam cinema. He made his debut in 2010 in Malarvadi Arts Club directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan,[4]

Personal life and career[edit]

Aju Varghese was born to Varghese P. K. and Celiene Susan in Thiruvalla a Town in Pathanamthitta Dist, Kerala.He has a younger sister Anju.[5] Aju married Augustina on 24 February 2014. They have twins: a girl named Juvana and a boy named Evan born on 28 October 2014.[3]They were blessed with another set of twin boys - Jake and Luke - on 30th Sep 2016.

Aju did schooling in Rajagiri High School, Kalamasserry in Ernakulam, and later in Bhavans Adarsha Vidhyalaya, Ernakulam. He did his Bachelor's in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Hindustan College of Engineering, Chennai in 2006. 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 role in his directorial debut Malarvadi Arts Club,[6] and later in Thattathin Marayathu. In mean time, 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, and Adi Kapyare Kootamani.

Awards[edit]

  • Winner, Best New Face of the Year in Vanitha Film Awards – 2011 for Malarvadi Arts Club
  • Winner, Best Comedian in Asia Vision Film – 2012[7]Thattathin Marayathu
  • Winner, Best Actor in a Comedy Role in Indian Movie Awards Qatar – 2013 Thattathin Marayathu
  • Winner, Best Character Role in Asia Vision Award - 2014 Ohm Shanthi Oshaana
  • Winner, Best Comedian in Vanitha Film Awards – 2015 for Vellimoonga"
  • Winner, Best Comedian in Malayalam for SIIMA Awards, Dubai, 2015 for "Vellimoonga"
  • Winner, Best Comedy icon in Malayalam for Asianet Comedy Awards, 2015 for "Oru Vadakkan Selfie"
  • Winner, Best Character Actor in Malayalam for Asia Vision Awards, Dubai, 2015 for "Kunjiramayanam"
  • Winner, Best Supporting Actor in Malayalam for IIFA Utsavam, 2015 for "Oru Vadakkan Selfie"
  • Winner, Best Actor in Humorous Role in Asianet Film Awards, 2015
  • Winner, Best Comedian in Vanitha Film Awards, 2016
  • Winner, Best Comedian in Malayalam for SIIMA Awards, Singapore, 2016 for "Two Countries"
  • Winner, Best Comedy icon in Asianet Comedy Awards, 2016
  • Winner, Best Supporting Actor in Asia Vision Awards, Dubai, 2016

Filmography[edit]

No. Year Title Role Director
1 2010 Malarvadi Arts Club[8] Kuttu Vineeth Sreenivasan
2 2011 Manikya Kallu Former student (Cameo) M. Mohanan
3 2011 Sevenes [9] Arun Joshiy
4 2011 Doctor Love Omanakuttan Biju K
5 2012 Mayamohini[10] Vishnu Jose Thomas
6 2012 Thattathin Marayathu[11][12] Abdu Vineeth Sreenivasan
7 2012 Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam Cameo Joe Chalissery
8 2012 Chapters[13] Kanu Sunil Ibrahim
9 2013 Kili Poyi[14][15] Hari Vinay Govind
10 2013 Bharya Athra Pora Jilan Akku Akbar
11 2013 Neram Phone attender (Cameo) Alphonse Putharen
12 2013 Paisa Paisa Balu Prasanth Murali
13 2013 Buddy Rahul Kulkarni Raaj Menon
14 2013 Olipporu Gear Sashidharan
15 2013 Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus Chinnan Marthandan G
16 2013 Zachariayude Garbhinikal Aju Aneesh Anwar
17 2013 Punyalan Agarbattis Greenu Sharma Ranjith Sankar
18 2013 Bicycle Thieves Worker at petrol pump (Cameo) Jismon
19 2014 Om Shanti Oshana David Kaanjaani Jude Anthany Joseph
20 2014 Pakida CP Sunil Karyattukara
21 2014 Polytechnic Backer M Padmakumar
22 2014 Ring Master Peter Rafi
23 2014 Pianist Arfas Amar Hyder Ali
24 2014 Monayi Angane Aanayi Monai Santhosh Khan
25 2014 Peruchazhi Vayalar Varkey Arun Vaidyanathan
26 2014 Vellimoonga Tony Vaagathanam/Paachan Jibu Jacob
27 2014 Ormayundo Ee Mukham Apoorva Anvar Sadik
28 2014 Lal Bahudur Shastri Shastri Rejishh Midhila
29 2014 Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla Mathai (Cameo) Akku Akbar
30 2014 Actually Blog Kavi Saji Shine Kurian
31 2015 Mariyam Mukku Lloyd Casper Anderson James Albert
32 2015 Aadu Ponnappan (Cameo) Midhun Manuel Thomas
33 2015 Namasthe Bali Chandy Bijoy
34 2015 100 Days of Love Romanch Ramakrishnan Janusee Muhammed
35 2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Shaji Prajith G
36 2015 Lavender Raju Altas T. Ali
37 2015 Lokha Samastha Anoop Sajith
38 2015 KL 10 Patthu Faizal Muhsin parari
39 2015 Rasputin Gopalan Jinu G. Daniel
40 2015 Loham Auto Driver (Cameo) Ranjith
41 2015 Jamna Pyari Ram Thomas Sebastian
42 2015 Kunjiramayanam Kuttan Basil Joseph
43 2015 Urumbukal urangarilla Babutten Jiju Asokan
44 2015 Kohinoor Aandy Kunju Vinay Govind
45 2015 Ben Allan (Cameo) Vipin Atley
46 2015 Su.. Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam Greygon Das Ranjith Sankar
47 2015 Adi Kapyare Kootamani Bruno John Varghese
48 2015 Two Countries Avinash Shafi
49 2016 Puthiya Niyamam Romanch A. K. Sajan
50 2016 Hello Namasthe Pappu Joseph Jayan K Nair
51 2016 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Abdul Rahman Vineeth Sreenivasan
52 2016 Mudhugauv Bruno (Cameo) Vipin Das
53 2016 Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Manoj Jyotsyan Saajan K Mathew
54 2016 Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum Major E Ravi Boban_Samuel
55 2016 Ann Maria Kalippilaanu Ambrose Midhun Manuel Thomas
56 2016 Pretham Denny Kokkan Ranjith Sankar
57 2016 Oppam Mala Babu Priyadarshan
58 2016 Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho Rajeev Sidhartha_Siva
59 2016 Welcome to Central Jail Pranchi Sundar Das
60 2016 Aanandam Cheater (Cameo) Ganesh Raj
61 2016 Ore Mukham Das Sajith Jagadnandan
62 2017 Godha Tovino's brother Basil Joseph

Short films[edit]

Year Title Director
2012 Oru Kutty Chodyam[7] Ganesh Raj
2012 Yellow Pen[7] Jude Anthany Joseph
2012 A Sweet Curse[7] Anzal
2013 Oru Thundu Padam(A 'Short' Film)[7] Basil Joseph
2014 Love Policy Rejith Menon
2014 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. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c http://www.metromatinee.com/news-articles/aju-varghese-to-marry-this-24-th-7760
  4. ^ "Debutant director makes a splash". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/life-style/success/25012
  6. ^ "Malarvady Arts Club Cast and Crew". Archived from the original on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "Aju Varghese on a signing spree". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "Aju Varghese 's all set to play the lead in Kadalasupuli". The Times of India. 8 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Joshy announces his new film". Sify.com (23 March 2011). Retrieved on 14 August 2012.
  10. ^ "Aju Varghese is back". The Times of India. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  11. ^ "'Thattathin Marayathu' teaser bags immense response". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  12. ^ "Thattathin Marayathu is a true college love story: Vineeth". The Times of India. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  13. ^ "Aju Varghese gets busy in Mollywood". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  14. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (27 February 2013). "Framed by friendship". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  15. ^ Pradeep, K. (28 February 2013). "High on adventure". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 

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