Amith Chakalakkal

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Amith Chakalakkal
Amith Saju
Born13 August 1985 (1985-08-13) (age 37)
OccupationFilm actor, Model
Years active2013–present

Amith Chakalakkal Saju, known as Amith Chakalakkal, is an Indian film actor in Malayalam Cinema. He lives in Kochi, Kerala. He is known for his roles from the 2013 movie Honey Bee and 2018 movie Vaarikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Chakalakkal was born on 13 August 1985. He studied in Rajagir High School, Kalamassery, Kochi (class of 2002). He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He paved his way into modeling through the TV reality show "Mammootty The Best Actor Award", in Asianet.[1]

Career[edit | edit source]

Chakalakkal was first featured in an album, Atma,[2] in the song "Mounam Melle" along with Pushpa Mathew. He broke into films after his stint on the reality show Mammootty, the best actor award.

He first appeared in ABCD as a junior artist. His first character role in Jean Paul Lal's directorial debut, Honey Bee. He played the role of Nizam Rawther in the 2014 Indian Malayalam-language period thriller film, Iyobinte Pusthakam. The following year, he acted in Lal Bahadur Shastri and Sapthamashree Thaskaraha.[3] He was well received and appreciated for his portrayal of Prince Chakkalakkal in the movie C/O Saira Banu.[4] He made his first lead role in the movie Melle. In 2018, he performed a key role in Jayasurya-starrer Pretham 2. In 2019, he starred in the lead role in the thriller movie Vaarikkuzhiyile Kolapaathakam, with his portrayal of a young hotheaded priest earning him praise.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi Police Officer Cameo Appearance
2013 Honey Bee Martin Debut
2014 Masala Republic Ags Officer Firoz
2014 Hi I'm Tony CI Narasimhan
2014 Sapthamashree Thaskaraha Nobel's Son
2014 Iyobinte Pusthakam Nizam Rawthar
2014 Lal Bahadur Shastri Arjun
Kranthi Stalin Unreleased
2016 King Liar Host Uncredited role
2016 Kolumittayi Vipin
2017 Honey Bee 2: Celebrations Martin
2017 C/O Saira Banu Prince Chakkalakkal
2017 Honeybee 2.5 As Himself
2017 Melle Dr.Reji Lead role
2018 Kayamkulam Kochunni Mammad
2018 Pretham 2 Tapas Menon
2019 Vaarikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam Fr. Vincent Kombana Lead role
2020 Yuvam TBA Filming
2020 Two Stroke Biker Filming
2020 Aaha[5] TBA Filming

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Mammootty The Best Actor Award Malayalam Reality Show". nettv4u. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  2. Saregama South (18 November 2014), Atma | Mounam Melle Video song | Malayalam Music Album, retrieved 12 June 2018
  3. "I could relate to the struggles of a newcomer in Lal Bahadur Shastri: Amith - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  4. "New found Princehood: Amith Chakalakkal". Deccan Chronicle. 21 March 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  5. The News Minute. "Indrajith Sukumaran's 'Aaha' wrapped up". The News Minute. Retrieved 23 January 2020.