Unni Mukundan Profile
Born :September 22, 1987 (age 24)
Other names: Jayakrishnan, Krishna,Unni
Occupation :Film actor
Years active: 2011–present
Unni Mukundan (Malayalam: ഉണ്ണി മുകുന്ദന്) is an Indian film actor, who works mainly in the Malayalam film industry. He is also known as Jai Krishna in the Tamil cinema.
Unni Mukundan did an audition in Chennai for the Tamil film Seedan, an adaptation of the Malayalam film Nandanam, and was chosen for the hero’s role, which was played by Prithviraj Sukumaran in the Malayalam version. The film was directed by Subramaniam Shiva and released on 25 February 2011.
Mukundan entered the Malayalam film industry through Bombay March 12, directed by Babu Janardhan. He played a notable role alongside Mammootty. The film was released on 30 June 2011. His third film was Malayalam movie Bangkok Summer, directed by Pramod Pappan. The film was released on 22 July 2011. His current project is Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty, directed by T. K. Rajeev Kumar. He is playing the lead role, unlike in his previous appearances, where he was in the ensemble. Filming is in progress in Thiruvananthapuram. Another project is Ezham Suryan wherein Mukundan plays the hero. The movie is directed by Njanasheelan. Filming is in progress in Thrissur. He replaced Prithviraj in the film Mallu Singh directed by Vaishakh. Mithram which he was decided to act as the co hero with Asif Ali which would have been directed by sidharth bharathan.He also acted in the movie Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty starring Nithya Menon. He also played a noticeable role in the movies Mallu Singh as Mallu Singh himself!
Asianet Film Awards
2011: Best New Face of the year – Bombay March 12
Asiavision Movie Awards
2011:Best New Face of the year – Bombay March 12
International Malayalam film Awards
2011:Youth icon of the year – Bombay March 12
Vanitha Film Awards
2011:Best New Face – Bombay March 12
Jaihind TV film Awards
2011: Best New Comer of the year – Bombay March 12
Amritha TV film Awards
2011: Best Debut actor – Bombay March 12
South Indian International Movie Awards
2011: Best Debut Actor (Malayalam) – Bombay March 12