Jayaraj Warrier

Jayaraj Warrier

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Jayaraj Warrier Profile

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Jayaraj Warrier Biography

Jayaraj Warrier is an Indian actor who appears in Malayalam films and TV shows. He is best known for playing character roles, and also owns experience in theatre since 1980s. He has more than 3 decades of experience in the field of entertainment. He is also a popular caricaturist and humourologist. As an actor he was seen in Malayalam movies - Charlie (2015), Anarkali (2015) and Apothecary (2014) in the recent past. His daughter Indulekha Warrier is an upcoming playback singer of Malayalam and Tamil film industry, whose song in Autorsha about Thrissur Pooram in 2018 was an instant hit.


Jayaraj Warrier hails from Thrissur. He started his professional career with amateur theatre in 1982. Since 1984, he was a part of Jose Chirammil’s Route theatre group. He has been a part of stage plays such as Vishakhaduthente Mudrarakshasam, Baadal Sarkaarinte Bhoma, Ulpalduttinte Sooryavetta, Volsoyinkayude Chathuppil Parkkunnavar, Ananthinte Shava Khoshayatra etc. In 1991 he came up with a new show titled ‘Caricature show’ and presented it more than 1000 times in different parts of the country. The show made him a popular figure among the artists.


As a TV presenter he hosted many shows of Doordarshan as early as 1990s which made him a household name among Malayalis. He also played numerous roles on TV soaps and movies after that. He was one of the early presenters of TV shows for Doordarshan. He also played notable character roles in Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal, Neythukaaran, Bhoothakannadi, Oru Yathraamozhi etc during his initial phase in cinema. In 2003 July he presented a caricature for the members of Kerala state assembly, first one of this kind in Kerala politics.  


Published: May 03, 2019

Updated: May 03, 2019


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