Vineeth Sreenivasan

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In this Indian name, the name Sreenivasan is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Vineeth.
Vineeth Sreenivasan
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Background information
Born (1985-10-01) 1 October 1985 (age 30)[citation needed]
Origin Kuthuparamba, India
Occupation(s) Playback singer ,Music Composer,Film actor,Film Director, Screenwriter
Years active 2015–present
Associated acts Shaan Rahman

Vineeth Sreenivasan is an Indian playback singer, film actor, director, and screenwriter. He is the son of actor and screenwriter Sreenivasan. He started off his film career as a playback singer for musicals, as well as music albums such as Coffee @ Mg Road. Vineeth made his acting debut in Cycle (2008). His well known films include Makante Achan (2009) and Chappa Kurish (2011). In 2010, Vineeth made his directional debut with Malarvadi Arts Club. His second film was Thattathin Marayathu (2012). His third film was Thira (2013), in which he introduced his younger brother Dhyan Sreenivasan.

Biography[edit]

A mechanical engineer from KCG College of Technology, Chennai, Vineeth Sreenivasan is the son of noted Malayalam screenwriter and actor Sreenivasan.[1]

He is a part of the band Malayalee with Jakes Bejoy, Shaan Rahman and Arjun Sasi. He has also acted as one of the main protagonists in the Malayalam film titled Cycle which did well at the box office.[2] Vineeth did his second movie role with his father in the movie Makante Achan.

He writes the lyrics of most of his album songs and has also shown his direction skills, directing his own music videos. His music album Coffee @ MG Road became a super hit instantly. He got first prize in Mappilappattu in the Kerala State Youth Festival 1998, where he outshown his ability for quick wit. When he was asked whether his father liked him singing Mappilappattu, he answered, "He didn't have any hatred towards my Mappilappattu, to my knowledge."

Vineeth won the AMMA Best Male Singer Award 2008 for his songs "Mampullikkavil" and "Jillu Jillu" and also the Best Male new face of the year 2008 by Asianet, for his role in Cycle. Vineeth wrote the script and Lyrics and debuted as director for the movie Malarvadi Arts Club with seven new young actors. He won the Asiavision award for the best debutant director for Malarvadi Arts Club. Thattathin Marayathu is the second movie in which he was the screenwriter, director and playback singer. His third movie Thira released in 2013 in which he introduced his younger brother Dhyan Sreenivasan.

Personal life[edit]

Vineeth married his college sweetheart Divya Narayanan on 18 October 2012, after an eight -year-long relationship since 30 March 2004. She was his junior at KCG College of Technology in Chennai.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Film Cast Notes
2010 Malarvadi Arts Club Nivin Pauly, Malavika Wales, Bhagath Manuel, Apoorva Bose Directorial debut.
2012 Thattathin Marayathu Nivin Pauly, Isha Talwar, Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Bhagath Manuel, Aparna Nair Nominated-SIIMA Award for Best Director
Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer
2013 Thira Shobana, Dhyan Sreenivasan selected as best socially committed movie by kairali
2016 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Nivin Pauly, Gautham Menon, Renji Panicker

Writer[edit]

Year Film Cast Notes
2010 Malarvadi Arts Club Nivin Pauly, Malavika Wales, Bhagath Manuel, Apoorva Bose Also director
2012 Thattathin Marayathu Nivin Pauly, Isha Talwar, Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Bhagath Manuel, Aparna Nair Also director

Thira

2015 Oru Vadakkan Selfie Nivin Pauly, Aju Varghese Directed by G Prajith

Thira

2016 Jacobinte Swargarajyam Nivin Pauly, Gautham Menon, Renji Panicker Also Director

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role Source
2008 Cycle Roy
2009 Makante Achan Manu
2011 Traffic Raihan
Chappa Kurishu Ansari
2012 Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar Shyam
2014 Om Shanti Oshana Dr. Prasad Varkey
Ormayundo Ee Mukham Gautham
2015 My God TBA
Oru Vadakkan Selfie Jack Tracker / Nivin
Oru Second Class Yathra Nandu
Kunjiramayanam Kunjiraman

As Dubbing artist[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Song Album
2007 Friends Forever Malayalee
2007 Minnalazhakey Malayalee
2008 Coffee @ Mg Road Coffee @ MG Road
2008 College Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Masha Allah Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Palavattam Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Let Me Tell You A Story Coffee @ MG Road
2008 O Saathi Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Peythu Peythu Coffee @ MG Road
2008 Poonkuyile Coffee @ MG Road
2007 Neeyente Khalbil Kayari Monjulla Painkili
2008 Ethra Rathrikalil Violet
2008 Azhakee Nee Charathu Violet
2008 Kingini Kaattile Minnaminni
2008 Thumbila Chorunnan Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2008 Kuttanaattile Vallakkari Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2008 Thinkalazhcha Kaalathu Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2008 Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam Ente Nadu Ente Veedu Ente Onam
2009 Puthilanji Thazhvarayil Kumkumam
2009 Kulirmazha Pookkalum Kumkumam
2009 Anuraga painkiliye Mounam Pranayam
2009 Anthikkili Chengila ketti Varumo Vasantham
2009 Nilachandanam Pozhiyave Varumo Vasantham
2009 Ekanaay Alone
2009 Ninne La Cochin
2010 Unaru Keralame Legends from CAN-TEEN
2011 Neelathamara Liquidize
2012 Azhakhe Parayathe
2013 Anbe Anbe

Films (playback singer) (Partial)[edit]

Year Song Film Co-Singer
2002 Kasavinte Thattamittu Kilichundan Mampazham Sujatha Mohan
2004 Karale Karalinte Udayananu Tharam Rimi Tomy
2005 Naran Theme Naran K S Chithra
Omanapuzha Chanthupottu Solo
2006 Ente Khalbile Classmates Solo
Pidiyana Thuruppu Gulan Solo
Thevaram Rasathanthram Solo
Mayajalakathin Out of Syllabus
Kokkokko Speed Track Rimi Tomy
Karineela Chakkara Muthu Sujatha Mohan
Hridhayavum Hridhayavum Notebook Jyotsna
Kallayipuzha Wanted
Maama Nee Mongathayya Rasikan
Kilukam Kilukilukkam Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
Kamba Kamba Chacko Randaaman
2007 Manam Thelinja Goal
Nagaram Viduram Ore Kadal Solo
Sankadathinu Panthaya Kozhi Solo
Tharaka Malarukal Arabikatha Sujatha Mohan
Chela Thumbile Yes Your Honour Solo
Palakuri Kandu Yes Your Honour Solo
Oru Vaku Minadathe July 4
Manmadhanalle Inspector Garud Rimi Tomy
Kannum Chimmi Inspector Garud
Mambullikavil Katha Parayumbol Shweta Mohan
Theni Payum Vinodayathra Solo
Indhumukhee Aayur rekha
Kanne Kannadi Challenge
Aalilayum Veeralipattu Manjari (singer)
Yaduni Paradesi
Oru Kaanakanavin Kangaroo
Atho Thamasa Boss I Love You
Ennomalalle Athisayan Rimi Tomy
Sararanthal Chengathipoocha
Nin Hridayamounam Flash
Muthu mazha Big B Jyotsna Radhakrishnan
2008 Varna pyinkilli Cycle
Puthiyoreenam Cycle
Kanmaniye Punyam Annan Thambi Solo
Kanaponnin Cycle Solo
Neelanilapoothinkal Gopalapuram
Janmatheeratengo Pachamarathanalil
Shaarike Jubilee
Aaranu Nee Jubilee
Akkam Pakkam Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam
Poonila Punchiri Aandavan
We are in Love Minnaminnikoottam
KoonillaKunnin Anthiponvettam
Njanoru Rajavaayal Kabadi kabadi Rimi Tomy
Jillu Jillu Mayabazar
2009 Ee vennilavinte Geetham Makante Achan
Othorumichoru Makante Achan
Ninakayi Ithu Nangalude Lokham
Neela Koovala Kadha, Samvidhanam Kunchakko
Unnam Marannu 2 Harihar Nagar
Ondu besarada dina AUTO(Kannada)
Rajakumari LollyPop
Pacha Vellam Calendar
Oorma Thirivil Passenger
Aaro Nilavayi Ee Pattanathil Bhootham
Kashmir poove Currency
2010 Vadakka Therkka Aval Peyar Thamizharasi (Tamil)
Manya Maha Janangale Malarvaadi Arts Club
Lavan Kashmalan
Ayiram katham
Innori mazhayil
Changayi
Aval Appadi Ontrum Azhagillai Angadi Theru Ranjith (singer)
Neerpalunkumzhi Orange Shweta Mohan
2011 Akkare Ninnoru Poonkaatu Spanish Masala Sujatha Mohan
2012 Kesu ninte Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar
Anuraagathin Velayi Thattathin Marayathu
Shyaamambaram
Aayiram Kannumayi
Oh Sahiba - Theme Song
Ee pakalariyathe Theevram Shweta Mohan
2013 Theerathe Neelunne Thira Solo
Jillam Jillada Pottas Bomb Solo
2014 Kaatu Mooliyo Ohm Shanthi Oshaana
Mannil Pathiyum God's Own Country Divya S. Menon
Assalumundiriye Polytechnic Mridula Warrier
Surumakalezhuthiya To let Ambadi Talkies
Doore Doore Ormayundo Ee Mukham
Ee Mizhikalin Mridula Warrier
2015 Ettum Pottum You Too Brutus
Chennai Pattanam Oru Vadakkan Selfie
Enne Thallendammaava Shaan Rahman
Aluva Puzha Premam Solo
Ambazham Thanalitta Oru Second Class Yathra Mridula Warrier
Oru Vidha Aasai Maari Anirudh Ravichander
Dum Dum Dum Kohinoor Solo
Aa oruthi aval oruthi Anarkali Manjari
Ayyayyo Ayyayyo Kunjiramayanam Solo
Ende Maavum Poothe Adi Kapyare Kootamani Shaan Rahman, Arun Alat

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nagarajan, Saraswathy (2 April 2005). "Making his mark". Metro Plus (The Hindu). Retrieved 30 July 2007. 
  2. ^ George, Vijay (18 January 2008). "Balancing act". Friday Review (The Hindu). Retrieved 3 February 2008. 
  3. ^ "Vineeth-Divya wedding". ManoramaOnline, 18 October 2012.

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