Krish J. Sathaar

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Krish J. Sathar
Unni Krishnan Sathar

(1984-09-14) 14 September 1984 (age 35)
ResidenceLondon, England, United Kingdom
OccupationActor, Entrepreneur
Years active2013–present

Krish J. Sathar (born as Unni Krishnan Sathar) is an Indian film actor and entrepreneur who primarily works in Malayalam and Tamil films.


Krish was born to actors Sathaar and Jayabharathi on 14 September 1984. He has studied engineering and pursued a master's degree in management as well. Krish was working in America after he completed his studies in England.

Being born into a prestigious film family, he received several acting offers. He chose the Mohanlal starrer Ladies and Gentleman directed by the very successful film maker Siddique as his launchpad.[1] He was pursuing a course at the New York Film Academy before entering the film industry. In 2014, he made his Tamil film debut in Malini 22 Palayamkottai directed by Sripriya, the Tamil remake of Aashiq Abu's, 22 Female Kottayam. This film was also remade in Telugu under the title Ghatana which marked is debut in Telugu films. His next film was To Noora with Love in which he portrays the lead character Shahjahan, a happy-go-lucky guy and sufi singer.[2] He had agreed to be part of the film Thakkali but later opted out due to date issues.[3]

Entrepreneurial Ventures[edit]

Krish owns and operates concept cocktail bars in London. Being an avid cocktail enthusiast he took it up as a hobby and later trained and honed his skills in cocktails during his time in New York.

He developed the concept and brand and opened his first location in London. The first location was voted in the top ten best cocktail bars in the United Kingdom. Recently he opened his second bar concept, also in London.



Year Film Role Language Notes
2013 Ladies and Gentleman Sharath Vasudevan Malayalam Asiavision Awards - Best Debut Actor - WON, SIIMA awards - Best Debut Actor - WON, Jaycee Awards - Best Debut Actor - WON
2014 Malini 22 Palayamkottai Varun Karthikeyan Tamil
2014 Ghatana Varun Reddy Telugu
2014 To Noora with Love Shahjahan Malayalam Asiavision Awards - Best Actor - Nominated, SIIMA awards - Best Actor - Nominated, Asianet Film Awards - Best Actor - Nominated


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  2. ^ "Interview with Krish J Sathar - Times of India".
  3. ^ "Interview with Krish J Sathar - Times of India".
  4. ^ "Mammotty, Kavya Madhavan bag Asiavision awards". 5 November 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016.

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