6 April 1974
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
Early life[edit | edit source]
Adithya Menon was born in Mumbai into a Malayali family hailing from Palghat in Kerala. His family emigrated to Dubai, UAE and he spent his childhood in Dubai till the age of 18. He finished his schooling from the Our Own English High School Dubai and then migrated back to India. He earned his bachelor's degree in engineering from the M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology in Bangalore. He has been an atheist from early childhood as is revealed by him on his blog. He is a staunch rationalist and is often seen debating on Indian news channels.
While in college, he auditioned for a slot at being a radio host with Radio Midday. That was his first stint in the media. Soon he started hosting live events like fashion shows and product launches. He worked as a compere and event manager for a few years after getting out of college. During this period he got into amateur theatre in Bangalore and acted in a few plays before being spotted by an actor Prakash Belawadi to star in a Kannada television serial he was to direct for the then launching ETV Kannada. Adithya first faced a camera for this serial, Mussanjeya Kathaprasanga. Subsequently, he was featured as the protagonist for another television serial called Soorya Shikari on the same channel directed by comedian Sihi Kahi Chandru.
He moved to Chennai in 2001 and scouted for work as an actor. He first appeared in a television serial on Sun TV called Thanthira Bhoomi directed by C. Jerrold and produced by Radaan Mediaworks India Limited. He then won a role in the TV serial Anni directed by K. Balachander. He kept trying to get into cinema and managed to get two movies as a newcomer. He was cast in Anjaneya and Jay Jay at the same time.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|Vamanapuram Bus Route||Karipidi Gopi||Malayalam|
|Neranja Manasu||Inspector Adithya|
|2005||Ben Johnson||Vettukadan Velayuthan||Malayalam|
|Bus Conductor||S.I Sajan George|
|Arinthum Ariyamalum||ACP Thiyagarajan||Tamil|
|Kilukkam Kilukilukkam||Shivachandra Panikker||Malayalam|
|Bhargava Charitam Moonam Ghandam||Mariappan|
|Chacko Randaaman||Parindhu Gopi|
|TN 07 AL 4777||Advocate Seshadri|
|Pournami Naagam||Police officer|
|Again Kasargod Khader Bhai||Ali Khan|
|Manushya Mrugam||Kamal Pasha|
|2012||Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum||Ramamurthy Naidu|
|Eega||Sudeep's business partner|
|2014||Antha Scene Ledu||Inspector|
|Main Hoon Part-Time Killer||Rajnikanth||Hindi|
|Amar Akbar Anthony||Saboo Menon|
|Idam Jagath||Dr. Sravan|
|Venky Mama||Major Ajay Ahuja|
|Market Raja MBBS||Dasappan||Tamil|
- Dubbing artist
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