Actor, Producer


One of the most versatile and sought-after character actors in contemporary Malayalam cinema, Vinayakan made his feature film debut in the 1995 Mohanlal starrer Maanthrikam, and has since appeared in over 40 films in a career spanning over two decades.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. 

On June 15, 2019, activist Mridula accused that Vinayakan had verbally abused her over phone when she requested his presence at an event. A case under IPC sections 509, 294 (B) and section 120 (O) of the Kerala Police Act was registered against him based on the complaint of the woman. He was formally arrested and later granted bail by the Hon'ble High Court of Kerala. Vinayakan's phone was confiscated and was sent for forensic tests and he denied saying bad words to the complainant 

Vinayakan Wiki/Bio 

Vinayakan Born as Vinayakan T. K. in Thoppil Jn, Kochi, Kerala, India. He is an Indian actor, music director, singer. He starts his Career in year of 1995 in the Malayalam film Maanthrikam. He also gets Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor (2016). Vinayakan also composed the song 'Puzhu Pulikal' for the movie of Kammatipaadam. He has also sung 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. 

Vinayakan Filmography

Year Title Role Notes Language
TBA Karinthandan Karinthandan Filming Malayalam
2020 Trance   Also done music for title track Malayalam
2020 Dhruva Natchathiram     Tamil
2019 Valiyaperunnal     Malayalam
2019 Pranaya Meenukalude Kadal     Malayalam
2019 Thottappan Ithaq   Malayalam
2018 Swathandriam Ardharathriyil Simon   Malayalam
2018 Ee.Ma.Yau Ayyappan   Malayalam
2018 Diwanjimoola Grand Prix Vareedh   Malayalam
2017 Aadu 2 Dude   Malayalam
2017 Role models Jyothish Narayanan   Malayalam
2016 Kammattipaadam Gangadharan(Ganga)   Malayalam
2016 Kali Johnettan   Malayalam
2015 Any Time Money     Malayalam
2015 Chandrettan Evideya Rajaraja Cholan extended cameo Malayalam
2015 Aadu - Oru Bheegara Jeevi Aanu Dude   Malayalam
2014 Njan Steve Lopez Prathaapan   Malayalam
2014 Iyobinte Pustakam Chemban   Malayalam
2014 Seconds Thampi   Malayalam
2014 Masala Republic Bengali Babu   Malayalam
2013 Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus Sayippu   Malayalam
2013 5 Sundarikal Chandran   Malayalam
2013 Police Maman Manu   Malayalam
2013 Maryan Theekkurissi   Tamil
2012 Bachelor Party Fakeer   Malayalam
2012 Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty Alex   Malayalam
2011 The Train Githu   Malayalam
2010 Best Actor     Malayalam
2009 Nammal Thammil Unknown   Malayalam
2009 Sagar alias Jacky Reloaded Style   Malayalam
2009 Daddy Cool     Malayalam
2009 Swapnangalil Haisal Mary Muthalamada Martin   Malayalam
2008 Silambattam Victim   Tamil
2008 Pachamarathanalil Mad Man   Malayalam
2007 Big B Pandi Asi   Malayalam
2007 Chotta Mumbai Satheeshan   Malayalam
2006 Thimiru     Tamil
2006 Asadhyudu     Telugu
2006 Chinthamani Kolacase Uchandi   Malayalam
2006 Thanthra Mayan   Malayalam
2006 Jayam Saheer   Malayalam
2005 Junior Senior Sivan   Malayalam
2005 James     Hindi
2005 Udayon     Malayalam
2005 Makalkku     Malayalam
2005 By the People Porter   Malayalam
2004 Greetings Hari   Malayalam
2004 Quotation (film) Maya   Malayalam
2004 Chathikkatha Chanthu Romy   Malayalam
2003 Ivar Vinayakan   Malayalam
2003 Vellithira     Malayalam
2002 Stop Violence Montha   Malayalam
2001 Onnaman Friend 5   Malayalam
1995 Maanthrikam Micheal Jackson dupe Debut Malayalam

Vinayakan Awards

  • 2018 Best Character Actor - CPC Cine Awards (for Ee.Ma.Yau)
  • 2017 Best Actor - CPC Cine Awards (for Kammattipaadam)
  • 2016 Best Actor - Kerala State Film Award (for Kammattipaadam)
  • 2016 Best Actor - Movie Munshi Cine Awards 2016 (for Kammattipaadam)