Aju Varghese

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Aju Varghese
Aju Varghese inaugural speech SARGAM SJCET.JPG
Born (1985-01-11) 11 January 1985 (age 33)[1][2]
ResidenceErnakulam, Kerala
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, assistant director
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 who appears in Malayalam cinema. He made his debut in 2010 in Malarvadi Arts Club, directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan. He has starred in more than 90 films.[4]

Personal life and career[edit]

Aju Varghese was born to engineer couples Varghese P. K. and Celiene Susan in Thiruvalla, a major city in Pathanamthitta Dist, 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 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 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 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
2018 7th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Comedian in Malayalam Godha 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 Sevenes [8] Arun Joshiy
4 Doctor Love Omanakuttan Biju K
5 2012 Mayamohini Keezh Shanthi Vishnu Jose Thomas
6 Thattathin Marayathu[9][10] Abdu Vineeth Sreenivasan
7 Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam Cameo Joe Chalissery
8 Chapters[11] Kanu Sunil Ibrahim
9 2013 Kili Poyi[12][13] 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 Om Shanti Oshana 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 Puthiya Niyamam Romanch A. K. Sajan
50 Hello Namasthe Pappu Joseph Jayan K Nair
51 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Abdul Rahman 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 Ore Mukham Das Sajith Jagadnandan
61 2017 Aby Kunjuttan Srikant Murali
62 Alamara Suvin Midhun Manuel Thomas
63 Sathya Cameo Diphan
64 Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu Unni Ranjan Pramod
65 Ramante Edanthottam Shathru Ranjith Sankar
66 Adventures of Omanakuttan Shiva Annan Rohith V S
67 Godha Balan Basil Joseph
68 Careful Aneesh Abraham V. K. Prakash
69 Avarude Raavukal Vinod Shanil Muhammed
70 Basheerinte Premalekhanam Sulaiman Aneesh Anwar
71 Bobby Jimmy Shebi Chowghat
72 Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa (film) Angel (Cameo) Kiran Narayanan
73 Lavakusha Kusha Gireesh Mano
74 Vishwa Vikhyatharaya Payyanmar Lal Rajesh Kannankara
75 Villain Churutt Kannappi B. Unnikrishnan
76 Goodalochana Prakashan Thomas Sebastian
77 Punyalan Private Limited Greenu Sharma Ranjith Sankar
78 Chembarathipoo Mathayi Arun Vaiga
79 Paipin Chuvattile Pranayam Syam Domin D'Silva
80 Aadu 2 Ponnappan (Cameo) Midhun Manuel Thomas
81 2018 Hey Jude George Kurian Shyamaprasad
82 Kuttanadan Marpappa Rev Fr. Innachan Sreejith Vijayan
83 Mohanlal Aluva Aamod Sajid Yahiya
84 Aravindante Athidhikal Rasheed M. Mohanan
85 B. Tech Mutta Manoj Mridul Nair
86 Njan Marykutty RJ Alwin Henry Ranjith Sankar
87 Ennalum Sarath..? Cameo Balachandra Menon
88 Iblis Rajavu Rohith V. S
89 Dakini Kuttappi Rahul Riji Nair
90 Vallikudilile Vellakaaran Cameo Duglus Alfred

As Producer[edit]

Television[edit]

Short films[edit]

Year Title Director
2012 Oru Kutty Chodyam[14] Ganesh Raj
Yellow Pen[14] Jude Anthany Joseph
A Sweet Curse[14] Anzal
2013 Oru Thundu Padam(A 'Short' Film)[14] 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. 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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