Born on September 10, 1980, Jayam Ravi’s original name is Ravi Mohan. He made his debut in the Tamil film “Jayam”. He got the prefix “Jayam” since it was his first film. Most of his films are directed by his brother Raja. Some of the films this duo worked together are “Jayam”, M Kumaran-Son of Mahalakshmi”, “Santhosh Subramaniam” “Mazhai” “Thillalangadi” etc.
Jayam Ravi entered the Tamil film industry during the year 2003. A fact not known to many is that Ravi made his debut as a child artiste in a Telugu film. This film was under the banner of his father Editor Mohan. Later, as a youngster, he acted in the film “Jayam” which was directed by his brother Raja. The film was a huge hit and Tamil film industry welcomed him warmly.
Jayam Ravi is a good dancer and he had studied dance when he was just 12. Also, he is skilled in martial arts. The film “M Kumaran-Son of Mahalakshmi” was a turning point in his career and he was widely appreciated by both critics and audience. This film fetched him the Best Actor Award in the Tamil Nadu State Film Award.
Jayam Ravi’s flick “Das” saw him as an action hero and the audience again accepted him. “Idhaya Thirudan”, “Das” Deepavali” Peranmai” Nimurnthu Nil” were some of the films of Jayam Ravi wherein his brother was not the director. His film “Unakkum Enakkum” directed by his brother was a huge hit. Jayam Ravi was the right choice of a playful boy turning matured in the film “Unakkum Enakkum”.
Jayam Ravi and his brother Raja worked in many films which were the remake of Telugu films. Most of these films were hits.
Jayam Ravi is gifted with good looks and he took every effort (formal training) to become an actor. His recent film “
Thani Oruvan” is again directed by his brother Raja. This film is a direct Tamil film. Jayam Ravi is undoubtedly one of the finest young talents in Tamil film industry.