Aju Varghese

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Aju Varghese
Aju Varghese inaugural speech SARGAM SJCET.JPG
Born (1985-01-11) 11 January 1985 (age 32)[1][2]
Tiruvalla, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
Residence Ernakulam, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, assistant director
Years active 2010–present
Spouse(s) Augustina [3]
Children 4 (Evan and Juana) , (Luke and Jake)

Aju Varghese (born 11 January 1985) is an Indian film actor best known for his comedy roles in Malayalam cinema. He has starred in over 70 films. 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 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 Engineering, 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 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, Adi Kapyare Kootamani and Oppam .

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

Filmography[edit]

No. Year Title Role Director
1 2010 Malarvaadi Arts Club[7] Kuttu Vineeth Sreenivasan
2 2011 Manikya Kallu Former student (Cameo) M. Mohanan
3 2011 Sevenes [8] Arun Joshiy
4 2011 Doctor Love Omanakuttan Biju K
5 2012 Mayamohini Keezh Shanthi Vishnu Jose Thomas
6 2012 Thattathin Marayathu[9][10] Abdu Vineeth Sreenivasan
7 2012 Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam Cameo Joe Chalissery
8 2012 Chapters[11] Kanu Sunil Ibrahim
9 2013 Kili Poyi[12][13] 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 Ore Mukham Das Sajith Jagadnandan
61 2017 Aby Kunjuttan Srikant Murali
62 2017 Alamara Suvin Midhun Manuel Thomas
63 2017 Sathya Cameo Diphan
64 2017 Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu Unni Ranjan Pramod
65 2017 Ramante Edanthottam Shathru Ranjith Sankar
66 2017 Adventures of Omanakuttan Shiva Annan Rohith V S
67 2017 Godha Balan Basil Joseph
68 2017 Careful Cameo V. K. Prakash
69 2017 Avarude Raavukal Vinod Shanil Muhammed
70 2017 Basheerinte Premalekhanam Sulaiman Aneesh Anwar
71 2017 Bobby Jimmy Shebi Chowghat
72 2017 Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa (film) Angel (Cameo) Kiran Narayanan
73 2017 LavaKusha Kushan Gireesh Mano
74 2017 Vishwa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar Lal Rajesh Kannankara
75 2017 Villain Churutt Kannappi B._Unnikrishnan
76 2017 Goodalochana Prakashan Thomas Sebastian
77 2017 Punyalan Private Limited Greenu Sharma Ranjith Sankar
78 2017 Chembarathipoo Mathayi Arun Vaiga
79 2017 Paipin Chuvattile Pranayam Syam Domin D'Silva

Short films[edit]

Year Title Director
2012 Oru Kutty Chodyam[14] Ganesh Raj
2012 Yellow Pen[14] Jude Anthany Joseph
2012 A Sweet Curse[14] Anzal
2013 Oru Thundu Padam(A 'Short' Film)[14] 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 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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-11-29. 
  6. ^ "Malarvady Arts Club Cast and Crew". Archived from the original on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Aju Varghese 's all set to play the lead in Kevin". The Times of India. 8 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Joshy announces his new film". Sify.com (23 March 2011). Retrieved on 14 August 2012.
  9. ^ "'Thattathin Marayathu' teaser bags immense response". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "Thattathin Marayathu is a true college love story: Vineeth". The Times of India. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  11. ^ "Aju Varghese gets busy in Mollywood". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  12. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (27 February 2013). "Framed by friendship". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  13. ^ Pradeep, K. (28 February 2013). "High on adventure". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c d "Aju Varghese on a signing spree". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 

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