Jayam Ravi was born in 10th September 1980 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. He as fondly known instead of his real name Ravi Mohan He is a famous Indian Actor who majorly appears in South Indian films.
Jayaram compelet his schooling from Jawahar Vidyalaya situated in Ashok Nagar (Chennai). He is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and learned the classical dancing from the Nalini Balakrishnan. He complete his graduation in Visual Communication from the Chennai Loyola College. After finishing the studies, he was willing to make his career in the Entertainment world. For learning the acting skills he enrolled himself into Kishore Namit Kapur acting institute in Mumbai. His father is also a producer and director in Tollywood industry and he appeared as a child actor in his father produced films such as Palnati Pourusham and Bava Bavamaridi. In 2003, he made his acting debut as a male actor in the film Jayam that was a full mixture of action and drama film, produced under his home production.
In the next following year, he signed a film with Asin Thottumkal "Mahalakshmi" which was a remake of the Tollywood film " Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi".This was a family drama film won the Best Film award at the Tamil Nadu State Film Special Awards and Jayaram received the Best Actor award at the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for his superb acting on the silver screen. This film was also considered as a successful film at the Box office, which gave Jayaram huge recognization from the film critics as well as also through the audiences.
In 2009, he was starred in the film Peranmai as Dhuruvan, his received huge acclaims from the film critics and also won the Edison Award for Best Actor.