Ashwanth Ashokkumar is an Indian child artist who works in Tamil cinema aka Kollywood. He is recognised for his work in the film ‘Super Deluxe’ as Rasukutty. He has also appeared in many television commercials and reality shows like ‘Junior Super Star.’
Ashwanth Ashokkumar was born on Thursday, 15 September 2011 (age 10 years; as of 2021) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He studied at Vani Vidyalaya Senior Secondary and Junior College in Chennai. Ashwanth’s talent was recognised for the first time when he was in 1st grade. Ashwanth Ashokkumar He got the first opportunity to be on television in a reality show. Later, his impressive talent made him receive many project proposals for Tamil language films and television shows.
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Ashwanth Ashokkumar belongs to a Tamil family in Chennai.
Parents & Siblings
His father, P. N. Ashok Kumar, is a web designer, and his mother, Akila, is a homemaker. Ashwanth Ashokkumar – YouTube Ashwanth Ashokkumar has a younger brother named Akhilesh Akila. Ashwanth Ashokkumar – Instagram
In 2018, Ashwanth made his debut in the Tamil film industry with the film ‘Sandakozhi 2’ as Sembaruthi’s (protagonist) brother. In 2019, he appeared in the horror film ‘Airaa’ as Babloo, Rasukutty in a dark comedy film ‘Super Deluxe,’ as (young) Saravanan in ‘Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu 2,’ as Kutta in the film ‘Thambi,’ and in the film ‘Action’ as Ashwanth. He played the role of Arjun in ‘God Father’ in 2020. In 2021, he was part of the film ‘Jagame Thandhiram’ in which he played the role of a boy named Theeran, who is one of the survivors of an aerial attack on a village in Sri Lanka during the Sri Lankan Civil War in the film. In 2022, Ashwanth was featured in the Tamil language films ‘My Dear Bootham’ and ‘The Legend’ as Thirunavukarasu and as a supporting cast respectively.
Ashwanth Ashokkumar made his appearance on television for the first time in 2016 as a contestant in a Tamil reality show ‘Junior Super Star,’ an adaption of a Hindi language reality show titled ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz.’ He was the winner of the respective season. In 2017, he appeared as Ashwanth in a television serial titled ‘Mella Thiranthathu Kathavu’ (Season 2) aired on Zee Tamil. In the same year, Ashwanth participated in a stand-up comedy and a dance reality show ‘Junor Senior’ and ‘Zee Dance League’ respectively. In 2020, he appeared as a guest in a Tamil game show ‘Genes’ (Season 3).
Ashwanth has appeared in many television commercials such as ‘3 Roses,’ a tea leaves commercial, an advertisement of VIVO IPL – 2018 which was broadcasted on Star Sports, a group of Indian multinational television sports channels, ‘Britannia Milk Bikis’ advertisement (broadcasted on TVC channel), and many more. Ashwanth Ashokkumar
Writer and Director
After appearing as an actor in films and television series, Ashwanth decided to come out as a writer and director amid the nationwide lockdown in the wake of Covid-19, and he made a YouTube series ‘Ondipulli,’ a kids’ drama. Everything in this series including the story, screenplay, dialogue, and voice-over was done by Ashwanth. The story focuses on the life of animals in a jungle, where two tigers hunt animals, causing desolation in the jungle. One of the tigers decides to stop this practice of destruction over which the other tiger gets angry. In ‘Ondipulli,’ Ashwanth narrates the story with all the toys organised to create a jungle on the screen. The Times of India
- In 2018, Ashwanth Ashokkumar was nominated for Galatta Nakshatra Awards under the Best Child Artist category; the Galatta Nakshatra Awards are given to honour the artists in the Tamil entertainment industry for their success and talent.
- In 2020, he won the Zee Cine Awards Tamil and Edison Awards for the category of the Best Child Artist for his work in the film ‘Super Deluxe.’
- In the movie ‘Jagame Thandhiram,’ Ashwanth Ashokkumar shared the screen with Scottish actor James Cosmo, popularly known as Jeor Mormont, from the American television drama series ‘Game of Thrones.’
- His father manages all his social media accounts.
- According to Ashwanth, his favourite actor is Vijay Sethupathi.