Arjun Ashokan Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Arjun Ashokan

Arjun Ashokan is an Indian actor who works in the Malayalam film industry. Some of his notable films are Parava (2017), June (2019), Madhuram (2021), and Romancham (2023).

Wiki/Biography

Arjun P. A. or Arjun Palliparambil Ashokan was born on Monday, 24 August 1993 (age 30 years; as of 2023) in Kochi, Kerala, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Arjun Ashokan's childhood image

Arjun Ashokan’s childhood image

He completed his school education at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kochi, Kerala, India. Arjun pursued a B.Com degree from a college in Thuravoor, Cherthala of Alappuzha district, Kerala, India which he did not complete. He used to be a DJ during his college days and ventured into business, before becoming active in the film industry.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Arjun Ashokan with Sreenath Bhasi

Arjun Ashokan with Sreenath Bhasi

Family

Arjun Ashokan is from a Keralite Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

Arjun Ashokan is the son of actor and director, Harisree Ashokan and Preetha, a homemaker. Some of the well-known films of Harisree Ashokan are Punjabi House (1998), Ee Parakkum Thalika (2001), and C.I.D. Moosa (2003). His elder sister is Sreelatha Ashokan or Sreekutty, who is settled in Qatar with her family. [1]Mathrubhumi

Arjun Ashokan with parents and sister

Arjun Ashokan with parents and sister

Wife & Children

Arjun Ashokan got married to Nikita Ganeshan on 2 December 2018.

Arjun Ashokan marriage

Arjun Ashokan marriage

Nikita is an entrepreneur, who cofounded an event-organizing company, Triangle Co. She is also the curator and founder of a jewellery brand, Silver Sea and a clothing brand, The Rare Edits. They have a daughter, Anvi A. Ashok.

Arjun Ashokan with wife and child

Arjun Ashokan with wife and child

Relationships/Affairs

Arjun Ashokan was reportedly in a relationship with his wife for nine years before their marriage. They met while they were in school together. [2]Malayala Manorama

Address

Punjabi House, Chembumukku, Kochi, Kerala

Career

Film

Arjun Ashokan’s debut film is Orkut Oru Ormakoot (2012), directed by Manoj Vinod. His character, Ganeshan, plays a supporting role, in a youth-centric story. The film did not do well commercially.

Arjun Ashokan in the film Orkut Oru Ormakoot

Arjun Ashokan in the film Orkut Oru Ormakoot

His next film To Let Ambadi Talkies (2014) also failed commercially. His career took the right turn with the character Hakeem, in the film Parava (2017), directed by Soubin Shaheer. The film and the actors won a lot of acclaim and it was a commercial success.

Arjun Ashokan on the poster of the film Parava

Arjun Ashokan on the poster of the film Parava

His character Jacob in his next film, Varathan (2018), directed by Amal Neerad, showcased him in a negative role. His portrayal of the character won him a lot of acclaim. His character, Azad, in the film B. Tech (2018), written and directed by Mridul Nair, plays a pivotal role in the storyline. The film Mandharam released in 2018, had Arjun Ashokan play a supporting character to the lead role played by Asif Ali.

Arjun Ashokan on the poster of the film B.Tech

Arjun Ashokan on the poster of the film B.Tech

The year 2019 had Arjun Ashokan portray the character Sujith in the film Stand Up, a frog catcher in the film Under World, a minor character in the film Ambili, a police constable Gireesh T. P. in the film Unda, a photographer in the film An International Local Story, and Anand in the film June. His character in the film June was well-received by the audience. The year 2020 had him in a supporting role in the film Trance, directed by Anwar Rasheed.

Arjun Ashokan in a scene from the film Unda

Arjun Ashokan in a scene from the film Unda

Arjun Ashokan’s first film in the lead role is the character Sanjay in Wolf (2021).

 

This film was followed by the film Jan.E.Man, directed by Chidambaram, in which he portrays a young man Sambath, one of the main characters in the storyline.

Arjun Ashokan on the poster of the film Jan.E.Man

Arjun Ashokan on the poster of the film Jan.E.Man

The next release was Madhuram, a light-hearted romantic drama, in which his character, Kevin, is one of the important roles. The next film was an action thriller, Ajagajantharam, directed by Tinu Pappachan, in which Arjun portrays an unemployed, brash youth named Kannan. He played a supporting role in the film Sumesh and Ramesh.

Arjun Ashokan in the film Madhuram

Arjun Ashokan in the film Madhuram

His character Deepu, a young lover, in the film Super Sharanya (2022) fetched him a lot of acclaim. His other releases in the year 2022 were the lead role in the film Member Rameshan 9am Ward, Kaduva, Malayan Kunju, and Thattassery Koottam.

 

The character Sinu in the film Romancham (2023) was a huge hit among the audience. The character Suraj in the film Pranaya Vilasam (2023) also did well at the box office. It was followed by Thuramukham (2023), Khali Purse of Billionaires (2023), Thrishanku (2023), Theeppori Benny (2023), Chaaver (2023), and Otta (2023).

Arjun Ashokan in a scene from the film Thuramukham

Arjun Ashokan in a scene from the film Thuramukham

Business

Arjun Ashokan, in partnership, owns a car wash business, named Car Bath, in Panampilly Nagar, Kochi, Kerala. He is also a partner in a construction company and a packet food factory.

Awards

  • Arjun Ashokan won the Best Entertainer Award at the Mazhavil Entertainment Awards 2023, organized by the Mazhavil Manorama television channel and the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA). [3]Malayala Manorama

    Arjun Ashokan with the Best Entertainer Award

    Arjun Ashokan with the Best Entertainer Award

Bike Collection

Arjun Ashokan owns a Yamaha RD 350.

Arjun Ashokan with his Yamaha RD 350

Arjun Ashokan with his Yamaha RD 350

Car Collection

  • Mini Cooper S JCW Sports car. [4]Mathrubhumi

    Arjun Ashokan in front of his Mini Cooper

    Arjun Ashokan in front of his Mini Cooper

  • Volkswagen Virtus

    Arjun Ashokan and his Volkswagen Virtus

    Arjun Ashokan and his Volkswagen Virtus

Salary

As of 2023, Arjun Ashokan reportedly charges Rs 20 lakhs – Rs 50 lakhs per film.

Favourites

  • Food: Biriyani, Any non-vegetarian
  • Actor: Mammootty, Mohanlal
  • Actress: Shobhana

Facts/Trivia

  • Since his first two films did not do well at the box office, he thought of changing his career from acting to direction. He wished to assist Soubin Shaheer, instead, he was given a role in the film Parava, which became his first break.
  • He passed the entrance examination to study Law but lost the opportunity as he missed to attend the interview as he overslept on that day.
  • He is particularly close to actor-director Soubin Shaheer and actor Asif Ali in the Malayalam film industry.
  • He is a trained dancer and musician.
  • He sang a song in his father, Harisree Ashokan’s directorial film, An International Local Story.
  • Arjun Ashokan received his first Award at the Mazhavil Entertainment Awards 2023 from his father, Harisree Ashokan.

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