Harisree Ashokan

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Harisree Ashokan
Harisree Ashokan 2007.jpg
Born6 April 1964 (56 age)
OccupationFilm actor, Director
Years active1986 – present
Spouse(s)Preetha
ChildrenArjun Ashokan Sreekutty Ashokan
Parent(s)Kunjappu, Janaki

Harisree Ashokan is an Indian film actor and director who is known for his comedy roles in Malayalam films. Ashokan has acted in more than 200 Malayalam films.[1] He started his career as a mimicry artist in the troupe Harisree and then worked in Kalabhavan.[2]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Ashokan (nicknamed Babu) was born as the sixth child among ten children to late Kunjappan and late Janaki on April 6, 1964 at Ernakulam, Kochi. He has nine siblings, late Raveendran, late Sasindran, Mohanan, Anil, Sunil, Santha, Vimala and late Sujatha.[3] He had his primary education from MIHS Ernakulam. After tenth he joined Kuyilin's Cochin Kalavedi.[4] He holds a diploma in Telecom Engineering from Ernakulam, Kerala.[5] He found work as an assistant lineman in 1984 with the Telecom Department in Cochin, Kerala. He worked until 1987, when he rose to become a lineman. While working there he joined Kalabhavan and worked for 6 years and later moved to Harisree, after which he began to be called as 'Harisree Ashokan'. His elder brother was also a telecom officer.[6]

Asokan was always interested in acting and was an amateur theatre actor. His style of comedy was watched by the Malayalam movie director Siddique during an event. Siddique was impressed and cast him in his second movie, Mannar Mathai Speaking.[7]

Family[edit | edit source]

He is married to Preetha. The couple have two children, Sreekutty and Malayalam film actor Arjun Ashokan.[8]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

As Director :

His released Malayalam films as an Actor includes :

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
  • Nadan Pennum Nattupramaniyum as Pachu
  • Kattuvannu Vilichappol as Velappan
  • Sathyam Sivam Sundaram as Blindman
  • Varavay
  • Anamuttathe Angalamar as Ramanan
  • Millenium Stars
  • Vinayapoorvam Vidhyadharan
  • Ee Mazha Thenmazha
  • Kallu Kondoru Pennu
  • Melevaryathe Malakhakuttikal
1999
1998
  • Mayajalam as Manivarnnan
  • Punjabi House as Ramanan
  • Kunkumacheppu
  • Amma Ammayiamma
1997
  • Ikkareyanente Manasam as Thankappan
  • The Good Boys as Kunjandi
  • Hitler Brothers as Bhakthavalsalan
  • Aniathipravu as Chippayi
  • Poothumbiyum Povalanmarum
  • Moonukodiyum Munoorupavanum
  • Oru Mutham Manimutham
  • Arjunanpillayum Anjumakkalum
1996
1995
1994
  • Vadhu Doctoranu as Snake charmer
  • Manathe Kottaram
1993
  • Porutham as Gulumalu Jamal
  • Ammayane Sathyam (1993)
1991
1989
1986

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "ഹാസ്യത്തിന് ശ്രീയേകി അശോകന്‍". Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  2. "Cochin Kalabhavan". Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 July 2017. Retrieved 6 July 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 May 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Manoramaonline". Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  6. "Biodata". Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  7. "വീണ്ടും അശോകന്റെ ഹരിശ്രീ , Interview". Mathrubhumi Movies. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  8. "ചിരിശ്രീ...!". - mangalam.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2014.

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