Tini Tom

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Tini Tom
Born
Devassy[1]

14 March 1976
OccupationFilm actor, Mimicry artist
Spouse(s)Rupa
ChildrenAdam Shem

Tini Tom is an Indian film actor and mimicry artist. His original name is Devassy.[2]

Career[edit]

Tini Tom started his career as a mimicry artist and has worked with famous troupes such as Seven Arts, Cochin Guinness and Kalabhavan[3] which saw him going places.[4] He also done a TV comedy program called Tom & Jerry with Guinness Pakru, which became a success. This program is one of the programs which helped both of them to get chances in cinemas. Tini Tom made his big-screen debut with Panchapandavar (1998) but it was through the Mammootty-starrer Pattalam that he gained some notice. He got his career break with Ranjith's Mammootty-starrer Pranchiyettan & the Saint in which he portrayed the role of a driver. His effective use of Thrissur-slang of Malayalam language earned him high praise.[5]

His roles as the expensive land dealer in Indian Rupee, the noticeable character in Beautiful and the bartender in Spirit gave him a place in the fore-front of Malayalam cinema.[6]

He is also a permanent judge in Vodafone Comedy Stars, a comedy reality show in Asianet.

His body was used for playing the twin role with Mammootty. He also lend his body for Mammootty's dual role films such as Ee Pattanathil Bhootham and Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha. He said that he was blessed to become the shadow of the legend actor Mammootty.

He acted in the 2013 Malayalam Film Housefull in a leading role for the first time in his acting career, in which he portrayed the role of a 36-year-old police constable who experienced multiple failures at trying to find a woman to marry and at last after marriage as a result of fertility treatments the couple got four kids in a single delivery. Jyothirmayi was the actress who portrayed the role of Tini Tom's wife. Two Malayalam films namely "Green Apple" and "Odum Raja Aadum Rani" are completed in which he is playing the lead role. Tom's new film Daffadar has been completed.[7] won 2017 critcs award and abu memorial best actor award and now tiny tom was elected as amma (association of malayalam movie artist association)executive member.Tiny tom is now in guinness book of world records as host and judge for doing the comedy utsavam in flowers tv continously twelve hours without break and for the Tv live telecast.

Personal life and education[edit]

Tom was born at North Paravoor, Kerala. His father, Puthevelikkal Pallaty Tomy P.D. is an engineer.[8] He has a sister Tincy. Tom completed his High School education from St. Albert's High School, Ernakulam and his pre-degree course at St. Albert's College, Ernakulam, and degree in Politics from Maharajas College, Ernakulam. He studied LL.B at Ramamanohar Lohia College of Law, Bangalore. and completed the course.He has a wife Rupa and a son Adam.[9]

Awards[edit]

  • 2014 Asianet Film Awards for Best supporting actor film Vellimoonga
  • 2017 Kerala Film Critics Awards for Best supporting actor film Dafedar
  • 2017 N T Abu memorial best actor award for Best actor film Dafedar2018 in guiness book of world records as a host and judge in tv reality show named comedy uthsavam in flowers channel for the live telecast continously twelve hours without break

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1995 Mimics Action 500 Mimics Stage Presenter Balu Kiriyath Debut Film
1998 Graama Panchaayathu Ali Akbar
1999 Panchapandavar Divakaran K.K. Haridas
2002 Onnaman Thampi Kannanthanam
2003 Pattalam Krishnan Kutty Lal Jose
2004 Kanninum Kannadikkum Actor
2004 Kusruthi Peethambharan Anil
2004 Vajram Doctor Pramod Pappan
2004 Boyy Friennd Dupe of Mammootty Vinayan
2007 Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan Vinayan
2007 Athisayan Vinayan
2007 Heart Beats Police officer Vinu Anand
2008 Annan Thambi Mammootty's Dupe Anwar Rasheed Uncredited Role
His body is used for playing the twin with Mammootty
2008 Ayudham M. A. Nishad
2008 One Way Ticket Chandran Bipin Prabhakar
2009 Vairam: Fight for Justice M. A. Nishad
2010 Ringtone Ajmal
2010 Pranchiyettan & the Saint Supran Ranjith
2011 Indian Rupee Hameed a.k.a. CH Ranjith
2011 BhakhaJanagalude Sradhakku
2011 Beautiful Alex V. K. Prakash First Film as anti-hero (Villain)
2012 Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty T. K. Rajeev Kumar
2012 Shikari Koya Abhaya Simha
2012 Perinoru Makan Sahadevan Vinu Anand
2012 Hero Suni Diphan
2012 Veendum Kannur Sugunan Haridas
2012 Spirit Johnson Ranjith Acted as a Bartender
2012 Naughty Professor Chacko Hari Narayanan
2012 Mullamottum Munthiricharum Sunny Aneesh Anwar
2012 Namukku Parkkan Balan Aji John
2012 Meow Meow Karimpoocha 3D Vipin Sanker 3D Film
2012 Friday Jayakrishnan Lijin Jose
2012 Theruvu Nakshatrangal Muthukrishnan IAS Jose Mavely
2012 Banking Hours 10 to 4 Commando Idikkula Stephen K. Madhu
2012 Kaashh Karunan Sujith-Sajith
2012 Prabhuvinte Makkal Sajeevan Anthikad
2012 The Hitlist Reporter Stephen Bala
2012 Madirasi Jayapalan Shaji Kailas
2012 Bhoomiyude Avakashikal T. V. Chandran
2013 Isaac Newton S/O Philipose Josekuttan V Bosse
2013 Housefull Ananthan Linson Antony Lead Role
2013 Kutteem Kolum Advocate Guinness Pakru
2013 Thank You Sugunan V. K. Prakash
2013 5 Sundarikal Jayesh Aashiq Abu In the Segment:"Gowri"
2013 God for Sale: Daivam Vilppanakku Kuttichira Achan Babu Janardhanan
2013 Kadal Kadannoru Mathukkutty Vidhadharan Ranjith
2013 Camel Safari College Principal Jayaraj
2013 Pottas Bomb Suresh Achoos
2013 Ginger Circle Inspector Radhakrishnan Shaji Kailas
2013 Namboothiri Yuvavu @ 43 Shyam Ambatt Mahesh Sharma
2013 Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal Franco Lal Jose
2014 Salala Mobiles Venu Maash Sharath A. Haridaasan
2014 Gunda Salim Baba
2014 Manglish Boss Salam Bappu
2014 Vellivelichathil Madhu Kaithapram
2014 Vellimoonga Jose Jibu Jacob
2014 Maramkothi Baby Thomas
2014 Oru Korean Padam Sujith S Nair
2014 Odum Raja Aadum Rani Venkidi Viju Varma
2014 Colour Balloon Subaash Thiruvilwmala
2015 6 Guru Raja
2015 She Taxi Saji Surendran
2015 Kumbasaram Producer Pattabhiraman Aneesh Anwar
2015 Ayal Njanalla Vineeth Kumar
2015 Mumbai Taxi Fazil Basheer
2015 Loham Jacob alias Thrissurkaran Thendi Ranjith
2016 Anyarkku Praveshanamilla VS Jayakrishna Lead Role
2016 Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum Tom Boban Samuel
2016 Daffadar Ayyappan Johnson Esthappan Lead Role
2017 Theeram Saheed Arafath
2017 Puthan Panam Jayaprakash Ranjith
2017 Varnyathil Aashanka Gireesh Sidharth Bharathan
2017 Pareeth Pandari Gafoor Elliyas
2017 Kaaliyan Raghavan Ashan Jijo Pangode
2018 Diwanjimoola Grand Prix Subhran Anil Radhakrishnan Menon Reprised his own role of Subran from Pranchiyettan & the Saint
2018 Kaly Najeem Koya
2018 Khaleefa Mubihaque Veliyancode
2018 Kuttanadan Marpappa Sreejith Vijayan
2018 Panchavarnathatha James Thomas Ramesh Pisharody
2018 Kenalum Kinarum Police Officer Mummy Century
2019 An International Local Story Krishnan Harisree Asokan
2019 Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu Arun Gopy

Television[edit]

  • Cinemala (Asianet)
  • Tom and Jerry (Asianet)
  • Savari Giri Giri (Surya TV)
  • Five Star Thattukada (Asianet)
  • comedy stars(Asianet) as Judge
  • Sundari niyum Sundaran njnanum(Asianet) as Judge
  • Malayali Darbar (Amrita TV) as Host
  • Comedy Utsavam(Flowers TV) as Motivator

References[edit]

  1. ^ ടിനിടോമിന്റെ ചിരിടോണിക്‌. mangalam.com (2012-12-08). Retrieved on 2014-02-13.
  2. ^ Movies | Interviews |. Manorama Online. Retrieved on 2014-02-13.
  3. ^ http://www.cochinkalabhavan.com/contribution.html
  4. ^ ടിനിടോം മദ്യപാനം നിര്‍ത്തി?. mangalam.com. Retrieved on 2014-02-13.
  5. ^ "Tini Tom, the man who takes humour seriously" Archived 4 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Tiny's big dreams. The Hindu (2011-12-22). Retrieved on 2014-02-13.
  7. ^ "இளையராஜாவின் பாடல்களை வெளியிட்ட கேரளா முதல்வர்..!". Dinamalar. 2016-09-09. Retrieved 2016-09-27.
  8. ^ "On Record with T.N Gopakumar: Tini Tom". youtube.com. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  9. ^ ചിരി തന്നെ ജീവിതം. mangalam.com (2013-11-25). Retrieved on 2014-02-13.

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