Unni Mukundan

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Unni Mukundan
Born Unnikrishnan Mukundan
(1987-09-22) 22 September 1987 (age 30)
Thrissur, Kerala, India[1]
Residence Ottappalam, Kerala
Occupation Film actor, playback Singer, lyricist
Years active 2011–present
Home town Thrissur, Kerala

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.[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..

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Language Notes
2011 Seedan Mano Ramalingam Subramaniam Siva Tamil
Bombay March 12 Shahjahan Babu Janardhanan Malayalam
Bangkok Summer Madhavan Pramod Pappan
2012 Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty Suryan T. K. Rajeev Kumar
Mallu Singh Hari Vysakh
Theevram Himself Roopesh Peethambaran Cameo appearance
Ezham Suryan Chitrabhanu Njanasheelan
I Love Me Savy B. Unnikrishnan
The Hit List CI Bala Guest appearance
2013 Ithu Pathiramanal Eldho M. Padmakumar
Orissa Christhuraj M. Padmakumar
D Company (Gangs of Vadakkumnathan segment) Sarath Diphan
2014 The Last Supper Alby Vinil
Vikramadithyan Vikram Shenoy Lal Jose
RajadhiRaja Bridegroom Ajai Vasudev Cameo appearance
2015 Fireman Shahjahan Deepu Karunakaran
Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander Jordan Perarasu
Oru Vadakkan Selfie Harinarayan Prajith Photo Presence
KL 10 Patthu Ahmad Muhsin Parari
2016 Style Tom Binu S
Kaattum Mazhayum Jayanarayanan Harikumar
Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya Prakashan Sajan K Mathew
Janatha Garage Raghava Sathyam Koratala Siva Telugu In Malayalam version, he dubbed for his character
2017 Achayans Tony Vavachan Kannan Thamarakulam Malayalam

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

Avarude Raavukal Siddharth Shanil Muhammed
Clint Joseph Harikumar
Tharangam Reghu Dominic Arun Extended cameo
Masterpiece John Thekkan Ajai Vasudev
2018 Bhaagamathie Shakti G. Ashok Telugu
Tamil
In Malayalam version, he dubbed for his character
Ira Rajiv Saiju S S Malayalam
Chanakya Thanthram Arjun Ram Mohan Kannan Thamarakkulam
Mikael TBA Haneef Adeni Pre -Production
Chengazhi Nambiar Manakkattu Badhran Sidhil Subramanian 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 New Comer of the year
Amritha TV film Awards Best Debut actor
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debut Actor (Malayalam)
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)

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". 

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