Arya is an Indian film actor and producer, who mainly appears in Tamil films. He also produced several Tamil and Malayalam movies. He made his on-screen debut with Tamil Film Arinthum Ariyamalum in 2005, which earned him Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut in South. Arya rose to fame for films such as Naan Kadavul, Madrasapattinam, Raja Rani, Arrambam, and more. He made his digital debut with Amazon Prime’s The Village web series. Arya also worked as a distributor for his film Boss Engira Bhaskaran. He married his Ghajinikanth movie co-star Sayyeshaa on 10 March 2019. The couple has blessed with a baby daughter born in July 2021. He committed as the male lead in Lingusamy’s upcoming movie Paiyaa 2 with Janhvi Kapoor as the female lead.
|Real Name||Jamshad Ceethirakanth|
|Profession||Actor and Producer|
|Date of Birth||11 December 1980|
|Age (as of 2023)||43|
|Family||Father: Umar Cethirakath (Restaurateur and Former Footballer)
Mother: Jameela Cethirakath
Brother: Sathya Cethirakath and Razi Cethirakath
Sayyeshaa Saigal (Actress)
|School||SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
|College||Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai|
|Hobbies||Listening to music, Cycling, Working Out, Driving, Playing with his daughter|
|Birth Place||Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Social Media Profiles
- After graduation, Arya worked as an assistant software engineer. In 2003, Cinematographer Jeeva spotted him and approached him to attend an audition for his movie Ullam Ketkumae.
- He made his breakthrough in portraying rogue characters in Vishnuvardhan’s Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005) and Pattiyal (2006). He later won critical acclaim for portraying an Aghori in Bala’s Naan Kadavul in 2009.
- Arya gained further commercial success with the release of the period drama Madrasapattinam, the comedy film Boss Engira Bhaskaran (2010), and the family action thriller Vettai (2012).
- Arya has won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut in South and received two nominations each for Filmfare Awards and Vijay Awards.
- Actor Arya’s family owns a restaurant Sea Shell at Anna Nagar in Chennai. He also produces films under his production company The Show People and is a partner in the Trivandrum-based production company August Cinema.
- Actor Arya was the brand ambassador for the Colors Tamil Channel. Also, Arya created his own matrimonial site, where the women who are interested in marrying him can share their details with him.
- In Colors Tamil Channel, the show Enga Veetu Maapillai will be the highlight of the channel where actor Arya will find her better half. In over 40 episodes, the show will telecast the search for his perfect bride.
- During the channel’s launch, dignitaries representing Colors Tamil stated around 7000 applications were received for the Mapillai Arya website with a majority of them being doctors.
- His Instagram account has over 1M followers (as of February 2023).
As an actor
|2005||Arinthum Ariyamalum||Kutty||Tamil||Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South|
|2005||Oru Kalluriyin Kathai||Sathya||Tamil|
|2007||Maya Kannadi||Himself||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2009||Naan Kadavul||Rudhran||Tamil||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Actor
|2009||Siva Manasula Sakthi||Arun||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2010||Madrasapattinam||Ilam Parithi||Tamil||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Actor
|2010||Kaadhal Solla Vandhen||Doctor||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2010||Boss Engira Bhaskaran||Bhaskaran||Tamil|
|2010||Chikku Bukku||Arjun Sekhar & Sekhar||Tamil||Double role|
|2011||Urumi||Chirakkal Kothuwal & Thangachan||Malayalam||Double role Cameo appearance|
|2011||Avan Ivan||Kumbuduren Sami||Tamil|
|2012||Oru Kal Oru Kannadi||Rajini Murugan||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2013||Raja Rani||John||Tamil||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor|
|2013||Arrambam||Arjun||Tamil||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil|
|2013||Irandaam Ulagam||Madhu Balakrishnan & Maruvan||Tamil||Double role|
|2014||Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam||Himself||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2014||Meaghamann||Arul IPS (Siva)||Tamil|
|2015||Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai||Balu||Tamil|
|2015||Romeo Juliet||Himself||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2015||Indru Netru Naalai||Scientist||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2015||Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga||Saravanan||Tamil||25th Film|
|2015||Trisha Illana Nayanthara||Harish||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2016||Bangalore Naatkal||Arjun (Aju)||Tamil|
|2017||The Great Father||ASP Andrews Eapen||Malayalam|
|2018||Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu||Himself||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2019||Pathinettam Padi||Major Ayyappan||Malayalam||Cameo appearance|
|2019||Magamuni||Mahalingam & Muniraj||Tamil||Double role|
|2019||Kaappaan||Abhishek Chandrakant Varma||Tamil|
|2021||Teddy||Shiva||Tamil||Released on Disney+ Hotstar|
|2021||Sarpatta Parambarai||Kabilan||Tamil||Released on Amazon Prime Video;
The Galatta Crown – Best Actor of the year
Filmfare Award For Best Actor (Critics) – South
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
|2022||Coffee with Kadhal||Pilot||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2023||Kathar Basha Endra Muthuramalingam||TBA||Tamil||Filming|
As a producer
|2014||Amara Kaaviyam||Jeeva Shankar||Tamil||Sathya, Miya|
|2014||Jeeva||Suseenthiran||Tamil||Vishnu, Sri Divya|
|2015||Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga||M. Rajesh||Tamil||Arya, Tamannaah|
|2015||Double Barrel||Lijo Jose Pellissery||Malayalam||Prithviraj, Indrajith Sukumaran, Arya|
|2016||Darvinte Parinamam||Jijo Anthony||Malayalam||Prithviraj, Chemban Vinod Jose, Chandini Sreedharan|
|2016||Anuraga Karikkin Vellam||Khalid Rehman||Malayalam||Biju Menon, Asha Sarath, Asif Ali, Rajisha Vijayan|
|2017||The Great Father||Haneef Adeni||Malayalam||Mammootty, Arya, Sneha, Anikha|
|2022||Rendagam / Ottu||Tamil / Malayalam||Aravind Swamy, Kunchako Boban|
As a distributor
- 2010 – Boss Engira Bhaskaran
- 2018 – Enga Veetu Mapillai
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