Biography / trivia
# Jayam Ravi’s birth name is Ravi Mohan, he was born on 10th Sep 1980 in Chennai, India to Mohan and Varalakshmi.
# His father Mohan is a film editor who works in South Indian movies, his mother is a house wife. He has an elder brother M. Raja who is a well known movie director, his sister Roja works as a dentist.
# He attended “Jawahar Vidyalaya” and “Loyola College” Chennai.
# He is a trainded Bharatnatyam dancer, he learnt Bharatnatyam under noted guru Nalini Balakrishnan.
# After completion of his degree in Visual Communication he decided to take acting as his career. He attended “Kishore Namit Kapur Institute” in Mumbai, to improve his acting skills. Before acting debut he worked as an assistant director to Suresh Krishna for “Aalavandhan” in 2001.
# Jayam Ravi is a martial arts expert and well trained in Karate, Kung Fu, Muay Thai and other self defence arts.
# Ravi made his film debut with “Jayam” in 2002, the film was produced by his father & his brother M. Raja directed the movie. It was Telugu film Jayam starring Nitin and Sadha. The film was a huge hit and earned him a good fan base in his first attempt itself. His initial commercial successful movies are M. Kumaran Son Of Mahalakshmi, Daas, Mazhai etc.
“I do gymnastics. Not just go to a gym. After all when you hit someone they must stay hit or it must appear like you can pull off the stunt. Many lean guys just aren’t convincing. That’s when the audiences go out for a cigarette or take a leak. It looks too put on”.
“I am interested in doing a variety of roles. I would like to prove that I am versatile and capable of meeting the demands of different types of scripts. I am taking steps to evolve as a complete actor.”
“I like Jack Nicholson. He gets over his balding head and advancing age with some incredible scripting. You accept the man for what he is. He is like our Amitabh, just keeps on getting better”
Filmography / all movies list
|2||2004||M. Kumaran SonOf Mahalakshmi||M. Raja||Asin Thottumkal,Nadhiya|
|3||2005||Daas||Babu Yogeswaran||Renuka Menon,Vadivelu|
|5||2006||Idhaya Thirudan||Saran||Kamna Jethmalani,Prakash Raj|
|6||2006||Unakkum Enakkum||M. Raja||Trisha,Prabhu|
|8||2008||SanthoshSubramaniam||M. Raja||Genelia D’Souza,Prakash Raj|
|9||2008||Dhaam Dhoom||Jeeva||Kangna Ranaut,Jayaram|
|10||2009||Peranmai||S. P. Jananathan||Roland Kickinger,Ponvannan|
|12||2011||Engeyum Kaadhal||Prabhudeva||Hansika Motwani,Suman|
|13||2012||Aadhi Bhagavan||Ameer Sultan||Neetu Chandra,Sudha Chandran|
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