|Born||Ernakulam, Kerala, India|
|Occupation||Film actor, music director, singer|
|Awards||Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor (2016)|
Vinayakan is an Indian film actor who stars in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. He won the 2016 Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor for portraying the character Ganga/Gangadharan in the film Kammatipaadam..He also ventured into composing songs by composing for Kammatipaadam.
Vinayakan began his career as a dancer and had a dance troupe named Black Mercury with Fire dance being his forte. Director Thampi Kannanthanam introduced him in Maanthrikam and later in Onnaman. He was noticed for his performances in Stop Violence and Mohanlal starrer Chotta Mumbai.
Vinayakan was unanimously appreciated for the performance as Ganga in Rajeev Ravi' s 2016 film Kammatipaadam, where he made his debut as music director as well. He won The North American Film Award for Outstanding performance for the film Kammatipaadam.He won the Best Actor Award(2016) in Cinema Paradiso Club Cine Awards for his outstanding performance in Rajeev Ravi' s 2016 film Kammatipaadam 
Composing and other
Vinayakan composed the song "Puzhu Pulikal" for the movie Kammatipaadam..He has also signed for composing songs for Raffi’s new film Role Models and one song for Ordinary fame Sugeeth’s upcoming movie. Earlier, Vinayakan used to perform in dance troupe before coming to cinema.
- 2016: Best Actor - Kerala State Film Award (for Kammatipaadam)
- 2016: Best Actor - Cinema Paradiso Club Cine Awards 2016 (for Kammatipaadam)
- 2017: North American Film Award (for Kammatipaadam)
- 2016: Best Actor - Movie Munshi Cine Awards 2016 (for Kammatipaadam)
- Kammatipaadam (2016) - Gangadharan
- Kali (2016) - Johnettan
- Chandrettan Evideya (2015) - Rajaraja Cholan
- Aadu - Oru Bheegara Jeevi Aanu (2015)- Dude
- Njan Steve Lopez (2014) - Prathaapan
- Iyobinte Pustakam (2014) - Chemban
- Seconds (2014)
- Masala Republic (2014) - Bengali Babu
- Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus (2013) .... Sayippu
- 5 Sundarikal (2013)
- Police Maman (2013).... Manu
- Maryan (2013) - Theekkurissi
- Bachelor Party (2012) - Fakeer
- Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty (2012)
- Best Actor (2010)
- Sagar alias Jacky Reloaded (2009) - Style
- Daddy Cool (2009)
- Nammal Thammil (2009)
- Pachamarathanalil (2008) .... Mad Man
- Big B (2007) .... Pandi Asi
- Chotta Mumbai (2007) .... Satheeshan
- Thimiru (2006)(Tamil Movie)
- Chinthamani Kolacase (2006) .... Uchandi
- Thanthra(2006).... Mayan
- Jayam (2006).... Saheer
- Junior Senior (2005) .... Sivan
- James (Hindi film) (2005)
- Udayon (2005)
- Makalkku (2005)
- By the People (2005)
- Greetings (2004) .... Hari
- Quotation_(film) (2004).... Maya
- Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004) .... Romy
- Ivar (2003) .... Vinayakan
- Vellithira (2003)....
- Stop Violence (2002) .... Montha
- Onnaman (2001) .... Friend 5
- Maanthrikam (1995)
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- നായർ, അനീഷ്. "വിനായകന്റെ അസൂയയും അഹങ്കാരവും". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
- "Kerala State Awards 2016: full list of winners...". Zee News. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
- VS, Goutham (21 May 2016). "Dulquer Salmaan shines in a raw and realistic cut into the brutally buried history of Dalits". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
- "Kammatti Paadam Movie Review". India Glitz. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
- NAFA 2017 for Outstanding performance
- Deccan Chronicle. Deccan Chronicle http://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/mollywood/100317/vinayakan-to-do-composing-choreography.html. Retrieved 20 May 2017. Missing or empty
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