Chinni Jayanth , a very popular Tamil comedian actor who prominently plays supporting roles. He is a Tamil film Actor/Director/Producer and world famous Mimicry Artist. He holds the unique distinction of being the only artist to balance Cinema, Television, and Stage Performances with equal ease.
Reaching 55 years today, let us see some unknown facts about him.
1. Chinni Jayanth was born in Chennai in the year 1960.
2. His real name is Krishnamurthy Narayanan.
3. Chinni Jayanth is an alumnus of Wesley High School, Chennai. He went on to study at New College, Royapettah. He then completed his acting course (Diploma in Film Technology, DFTech) from the Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu in Taramani.
4. He started his acting career in 1984 playing the eccentric villain in Super Star ‘Rajnikanth s movie ‘Kai Kodukum Kai ‘ directed by the legendary Mahendran.
5. His famous television hit show was ‘Sagalai vs Ragali’.
6. Chinni Jayanth is also a world famous mimic. He has been conferred the title of ‘MIMICRY SUPERSTAR’ for his extraordinary mimicry skills. He has the ability to mimic not just great personalities but can mimic the actions and gestures of many animals and real life characters.
7. He has also taken to singing where he has been trained well on stage on the different voices of playback singers. He has also released an album Ennai Theriyuma an audio CD compilation of 10 songs.
8. He received the Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to Indian Cinema in 2013. He received the Kalaimamani Award from the Tamil Nadu Government in 2011. Has won the Indian Movies-Singapore Award for Best Comedy Actor. Has received the title of ‘MIMICRY SUPERSTAR’ from the Lions Club.