Jayaram Subramaniyam ( (born 10 December 1965), commonly known as Jayaram, is an Indian film actor and , who is a prominent film personality in both Malayalam and Tamil cinema. He has been acting in Malayalam films since 1987 while also enjoying popularity in Tamil films since 1993.
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He was introduced into the cinema field by script writer and filmmaker Padmarajan who gave Jayaram his launching pad with the 1988 film Aparan. Jayaram subsequently acted in Padmarajan's Moonnam Pakkam (1988) and Innale (1989). He is noted for playing in Kamal's films during the late 80s and early 90s.His association with director Rajasenan created many movies .He also forayed into Tamil cinema.He had a couple of hits in 2009 with Sathyan Anthikkad's Bhaghyadevatha and Happy Husbands.
Thooval Kottaram (1996)-Filmfare Awards Best Actor
Theerthadanam (2001)-Filmfare Awards Best Actor
Manassinakkare (2003)-Filmfare Awards Best Ac
Jayaram is married to actress Parvathy , who is no longer active in films.Their son Kalidasan is a child film artist who won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist in 2003 for his second movie, Ente Veedu Appoontem. Jayaram also has a daughter, Malavika. The family lives in Chennai and Kochi.