Unni Mukundan

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Unni Mukundan
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Born
Unnikrishnan Mukundan

(1987-09-22) 22 September 1987 (age 31)
ResidenceOttappalam, Kerala
OccupationFilm actor, playback Singer, lyricist
Years active2011–present
Home townTrichur, Kerala
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)

Unnikrishnan "Unni" Mukundan (born 22 September 1987) is an Indian film actor, who predominantly appears in Malayalam films.

Unni Mukundan made his acting debut with the Tamil film Seedan (2011), which was the remake of Nandanam (2002). After playing several small roles, Unni got his breakthrough with his lead role in Vysakh's Malayalam film Mallu Singh (2012). Later, he went on to do major roles in films, including I Love Me (2012), Ithu Pathiramanal (2013), Vikramadithyan (2014), KL 10 Patthu (2015), Style (2016), Kaattum Mazhayum (2016), Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya (2016), Achayans (2017), Clint (2017), and Masterpiece (2017 film) (2017). He made his Telugu debut with the 2016 film Janatha Garage.

Unni Mukundan made his debut as a lyricist and singer with the film Achayans.[2] He has also sponsored road safety measures by appearing in the motor vehicle department's advertisements.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Unni Mukundan was born to a Malayali family on 22 September 1987 as the son of Mukundan Nair and Roji Mukundan. He has an elder sister named Karthika. Even though he is a Malayali by birth, he was brought up in Ahmedabad. In his early days, he used to work with Motif, now know as TTEC.[4]

Acting career[edit]

In 2011, Unni made his film debut in Tamil film Seedan, a remake of the Malayalam film Nandanam.[5] Unni entered the Malayalam film industry through Bombay March 12[6] alongside Mammootty, directed by Babu Janardhanan. He played a supporting role in Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty, directed by T. K. Rajeev Kumar.[7][8][9] [10] Unni got his turning point from the Movie Mallu Singh (2012) directed by Vyshakh. His action sequences where well acclaimed by the audience. He is nicknamed ‘The Ultimate Action King’ by his fans.

Filmography[edit]

Sl.No. Year Title Role Director Language Notes
1 2011 Seedan Mano Ramalingam Subramaniam Siva Tamil
2 Bombay March 12 Shahjahan Babu Janardhanan Malayalam
3 Bangkok Summer Madhavan Pramod Pappan Malayalam
4 2012 Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty Suryan T. K. Rajeev Kumar Malayalam
5 Mallu Singh Hari Narayan Vysakh Malayalam
6 Theevram Himself Roopesh Peethambaran Malayalam Cameo appearance
7 Ezham Suryan Chitrabhanu Njanasheelan Malayalam
8 I Love Me Savy B. Unnikrishnan Malayalam
9 The Hit List CI Bala Malayalam Guest appearance
10 2013 Ithu Pathiramanal Eldho M. Padmakumar Malayalam
11 Orissa Christhuraj M. Padmakumar Malayalam
12 D Company (Gangs of Vadakkumnathan segment) Sarath Diphan Malayalam
13 2014 The Last Supper Alby Vinil Malayalam
14 Vikramadithyan Vikram Shenoy Lal Jose Malayalam
15 RajadhiRaja Bridegroom Ajai Vasudev Malayalam Cameo appearance
16 2015 Fireman Shahjahan Deepu Karunakaran Malayalam
17 Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander Jordan Perarasu Malayalam
18 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Hari Narayan Prajith Malayalam Photo Presence
19 KL 10 Patthu Ahmad Muhsin Parari Malayalam
20 2016 Style Tom Binu S Malayalam
21 Kaattum Mazhayum Jayanarayanan Harikumar Malayalam
22 Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Prakashan Sajan K Mathew Malayalam
23 Janatha Garage Raghava Sathyam Koratala Siva Telugu In Malayalam version, he dubbed for his character
24 2017 Achayans Tony Vavachan Kannan Thamarakulam Malayalam

Also Lyrics and Playback Singing "anuragam puthu mazha pole"[citation needed]

25 Avarude Raavukal Siddharth Shanil Muhammed Malayalam
26 Clint Joseph Harikumar Malayalam
27 Tharangam Reghu Dominic Arun Malayalam Extended cameo
28 Masterpiece John Thekkan Ajai Vasudev Malayalam
29 2018 Bhaagamathie Shakti G. Ashok Telugu
Tamil
In Malayalam version, he dubbed for his character
30 Ira Rajiv Saiju S S Malayalam
31 Chanakya Thanthram Arjun Ram Mohan Kannan Thamarakkulam Malayalam
32 2019 Mikhael Marco Jr. Haneef Adeni Malayalam
33 My Great Grandfather TBA Aneesh Anwar Malayalam Post Production
34 Maamaankam Chandroth Panicker M. Padmakumar Malayalam Filming
35 Meppadiyan TBA Vishnu Mohan Malayalam Pre-Production
36 Chocolate:Retold Abhimanyu Binu Peter Malayalam Pre-Production
35 Untitled TBA Tamil Pre-Production

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Film Source
2011 Asianet Film Awards Best New Face of the year Bombay March 12
Asiavision Movie Awards Best New Face of the year
Vanitha Film Awards Best New Face
Jaihind TV film Awards Best Newcomer of the year
Amritha TV film Awards Best Debut actor
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debut Actor (Malayalam)
2013 Pravasi Express Awards Youth Icon Mallu Singh
2017 Anand TV awards 2017 UK Youth Icon Achayans
Red fm Malayalam music awards 2017 Best Star singer
Ramu Kariat Movie Awards Best Actor Clint (film)
2019 Creative film awards Best Actor in negative role Mikhael

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://m.manoramaonline.com/homestyle/spot-light/2017/06/10/unni-mukundan-house.html
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ Unni Mukundan House
  5. ^ "കൊതിച്ചതും വിധിച്ചതും, Interview – Mathrubhumi Movies". mathrubhumi.com. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1886449/
  7. ^ Sidhardhan, Sanjith (1 November 2011). "Unni Mukundan is determined to make it big". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 8 November 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
  8. ^ Sudhish, Navamy (13 October 2011). "Game to fame: Unni Mukundan". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 8 November 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
  9. ^ "Unni Mukundan in Talsamayam Oru Pattikutti". City Journal. 1 October 2011. Archived from the original on 8 November 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
  10. ^ quintdaily (11 August 2017). "Clint Malayalam movie Review, Clint Movie Rating (3/5) News – Public Talk – QuintDaily".

11. http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Tollywood/2017-01-30/Unni-Mukundan-is-a-big-fan-of-Anushka-/276816.

12. http://indiaz.com/nitya-menon-is-the-most-beautiful-actress-in-cinema-unni-mukundan.html

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