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16 October 1979
|Alma mater||University College, Trivandrum|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
Sabumon Abdusamad (born 16 October 1979), also known mononymously as Sabu, is an Indian actor and television presenter who works in Malayalam cinema. He was the winner of the first season of Bigg Boss.
Sabu hails from Kayamkulam, Alappuzha. He holds three graduation degrees, in Malayalam, Journalism and in Law respectively from University College, Trivandrum. He initially worked in the sales and operations division of Lufthansa Airlines in Saudi Arabia. He later quit the job and decided to pursue his passion in acting. He is the Chief executive officer of SAB productions company. He is married and has two daughters. He is the Chief Executive Officer at SAB productions.
Sabu initially achieved success through the TV show Tharikida, which focused on pranks on unsuspecting people. Due to the success of the show, people started addressing him as Tharikida Sabu. Sabu continued to do television shows, and his role as an interviewer in the TV show Midukki was widely appreciated.
Sabu was the thirteenth contestant in Bigg Boss, a show hosted by Malayalam actor Mohanlal. He lasted the entire duration of the 98-day show and went on to win the title, beating competition from Pearle Maaney, Shiyas Kareem, Srinish Aravind and Aristo Suresh in the grand finale.
Sabu also owns a production company, SAB Productions.
|2013||Midukki||Mazhavil Manorama||Guest judge|
|2014||Take It Easy||Mazhavil Manorama||Host|
|2016||Just Fun Chumma||Amrita TV||Host|
|2018||Bigg Boss (Malayalam season 1)||Asianet||Contestant|
|2018||Sell Me The Answer||Asianet||Guest contestant|
|2002||Nakshathrakkannulla Rajakumaran Avanundoru Rajakumari||Malayalam||Bhaskaran||Rajasenan|
|2013||Punyalan Agarbattis||Malayalam||Idivettu Sabu||Ranjith Sankar|
|2014||Karma Cartel||Malayalam||Luttu||Vinod Bharathan|
|2015||Adi Kapyare Kootamani||Malayalam||Veluchammi||John Varghese|
|2015||Acha Dhin||Malayalam||Michael||G. Marthandan|
|2015||Double Barrel||Malayalam||Podiyadi Martin||Lijo Jose Pellissery|
|2016||Darvinte Parinamam||Malayalam||Jackson||Jijo Antony|
|2016||Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya||Malayalam||Sukumaran||Sajan K Mathew|
|2018||Prakashante Metro||Malayalam||TBA||Haseena Suneer|
|2019||Janamaithri||Malayalam||Police Constable Ashraf||John Manthrickal|
|2019||Jallikkattu||Malayalam||Kuttachan||Lijo Jose Pellissery|
|2019||Thrissur Pooram||Malayalam||Shyam Rangan||Rajesh Mohanan|
|2020||Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan||Malayalam||TBA|
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