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Arya (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 11, 2022

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Short Biography

Arya was born on 11-12-1980 in Trikaripur, Kasaragod in the state of Kerala, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Film Distributor & Television Personality who is best known for his work in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu & Kannada cinema.

Other Name: Jamshad Cethirakath, Jammy
Other Professions: Film Producer Film Distributor Television Personality
Appearance: Tamil Malayalam Telugu Kannada

Arya Complete Bio & Career

Arya after the completion of his studies worked as a computer engineer. He was not satisfied with his job and thus began modeling to try his luck in the entertainment industry. 
Soon after he began modeling, he started getting film offers and he became renowned director Vishnu Vardhan's an all-time favourite. He is a very short span of time garnered a lot of popularity and got the opportunity to work with acclaimed filmmakers of South Indian film industry. 
He made his acting debut with Vishnu Vardhan's directorial venture Arinthum Ariyamalum in the year 2005. For his performance in the film, he won himself Best New Male Face Award and Filmfare Best Debut Award South at the Filmfare Awards. After that, he portrayed very diverse characters with superb intensity. His dedication to his work won him the respect of the south Indian film industry very quickly. He is known to choose the projects he gets involved in very carefully and give them his best. He has worked tirelessly and today is arguably one of the biggest superstars of Tamil film industry. After missing out on Best Actor award closely on various occasions, he finally had his hands on silverware for his performance in Raja Rani. That was his first and to date is the only Best Actor Award. Though numbers don’t do justice to his talent as he has missed out on some of the most notable performance that he gave.
He started his own production house, "The Show People", in 2010. To date, his production has produced a dozen number of films. Initially started with the production of Tamil films but since 2015 has only produced Malayalam films. He has also taken the distribution rights of his film Boss Engira Bhaskaran in 2010.

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Arya Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Umar Cethirakath
Mother Jameela Cethirakath
Brothers Sathya, Razi
Sister None
Wife Sayyeshaa Saigal (10-03-2019)
Daughter One (Name Not Known)

He was born to Umar Cethirakath and Jameela Cethirakath. He has two brothers named Sathya and Razi. He married to actress Sayyeshaa Saigal on 10-03-2019 and couple has a daughter.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Trikaripur, Kasaragod District
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College Crescent Engineering College, Chennai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Cycling
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil - Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005)
Telugu - Varudu (2009)
Malayalam - Urumi (2011)
Best Movies Naan Kadavul (2009), Madrasapattinam (2010), Raja Rani (2013) and Arrambam (2013) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $12 Million


Car Collections BMW and Audi


Favorite Color Brown and Grey
Favorite Player Lionel Messi
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Kajol Devgan , Nayanthara
Favorite Actor Jackie Chan , Kamal Haasan
Favorite Film Director Vishnuvardhan
Favorite Movie Jackie Chan Movies
Favorite Place Kerala

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Arya

  • His actual name is Jamshad Cethirakath.
  • His father Umar Cethirakath was a former football player.
  • He initially wanted to become an Airforce Pilot.
  • He is referred as Play Boy of Kollywood.
  • His wife Sayyessha Saigal is 16years younger than him.

Arya Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

43 years, 5months, 9 days old age Arya will turn 44 on 11 December, 2024. Only 6 months, 20 days, 14 hours,26 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Arya has celebrated the total number of 44 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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