Kalidas Jayaram was born on December 16th, 1993. He was born in Kerala, India. Kalidas began his acting career when he was just seven years old, and he took a break from the acting since 2003 till 2014 to focus on his studies. Kalidas is the son of the eminent Malayalam film actor Jayaram and an equally popular Parvathy.
He has a sister-Malavika Jayaram, and he resides with his family. Before he even began to act, He had lent his voice to a movie named ‘
Friends’ in1999. He received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola college-A prominent educational institution in Chennai. He graduated in Visual Communication. He debuted his film career by acting in the 2000 film ‘Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal’ He was just seven years old at this time.
Kalidas acted a child who was raised by a single parent- who happened to be his father-Jayaram. Incidentally, In his 2003 film-‘
Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum', he appeared again as the son of his father on screen. The film became a huge hit in the subcontinent and it gained a lot of attention due to his performance in it, which was delivered with utmost sincerity and perfection.
The various acclamations that he got for the film include Asianet film award, Kerala state film award and also the National Film award for best child artist. In the movie, Kalidas plays the role of a boy who suffers from inferiority complex and doubts his parents of loving his younger brother more than him. Kalidasan’s awards are well deserved for his performance that was able to capture the traumatic psychological state in which the character finds himself caught in.
He has acted in two films since his performance in ‘Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum’. The movies are ‘
Oru Pakka Kathai’ and ‘Meen Kozhambum Man Paanayum’ – Both of them are Tamil movies slated to be released in 2016. Apart from movies, he was also featured in an advertisement of Cadbury Diary Milk-Which was also a huge success. The short advertisement was a proof to his fans that the years hadn’t affected his skill in acting in any ways.