Mohammed Azeem is an Indian actor, anchor, and VJ, who primarily appears in Tamil television shows. He is well-known for appearing as Arjun in the television show Pagal Nilavu on Star Vijay (May 2016). In October 2022, Azeem participated in the Tamil version of the reality television show Bigg Boss season 6 on Star Vijay, which he won in January 2023.
Mohammed Azeem was born on Saturday, 15 December 1990 (age 32 years; as of 2022) in Arumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Azeem attended Asan Memorial Matric Higher Secondary School in Chennai. He pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science at D. G. Vaishnav college in Chennai. After completing his graduation, Azeem enrolled himself at Loyola College in Chennai to earn a Master of Science degree in visual communication. Sun Music Anchors
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 42″, Waist 33″, Biceps 16″
Mohammed Azeem belongs to a Muslim family.
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about Azeem’s father. His mother’s name is Jannath.
Azeem has a brother, Mohammed Aadhil.
Wife & Children
In 2018, Mohammed Azeem got married to his girlfriend, Syed Zoya.
Together, they have a son, Rayyan Kareem.
In 2021, Azeem and Zoya parted ways, and they legally got divorced by mutual consent. Azeem, through a post on his Instagram account, shared the news on social media, which read,
Hello All! I wanted to Make it clear that I’m Officially Separated & Divorced by the Court of Mutual concern on Both our sides! Kindly Do not as any Personal Questions Regarding my Marital Status anymore !” The Times of India
In 2017, it was rumoured that Mohammed Azeem was in a relationship with his co-actor, Shivani Narayanan.
Together, they acted in two serials, ‘Pagal Nilavu’ and ‘Kadaikutty Singam,’ and they participated as a pair in the dance reality show Jodi Number One: Fun Unlimited. As per sources, it was speculated that the reason behind Azeem’s divorce was his proximity to Shivani. However, Azeem denied the rumours, and he clarified that there was not any kind of romantic relationship between the two. IndiaGlitz
Mohammed Azeem follows Islam.
During his college days, Azeem worked as a radio jockey for Radio One, which is an Indian commercial radio network. In 2008, before pursuing an acting career, Azeem started working as a video jockey (VJ) for a television show on Zee Tamil. In 2010, after working for two years on Zee Tamil, he switched to Moon TV as a producer-cum-host for a television show. In 2012, Azeem appeared as an anchor for a television show on Sun TV.
In 2012, Azeem made his acting debut with the television show Maya as Ashwin alongside Vani Bhojan on Jaya TV.
In 2013, he appeared in two television shows, Pirivom Santhippom as Karthi and Deivam Thandha Veedu as Charan on Star Vijay. In May 2016, Azeem shot to fame when he appeared as Arjun in the television show Pagal Nilavu on Star Vijay.
Later, he appeared in a few shows like Niram Maratha Pookkal as Ramakrishnan on Zee Tamil (2019), Kadaikutty Singam as Maruthu on Star Vijay (2019), and Poove Unakkaga as Kathiravan Shivanarayanan on Sun TV (2021).
In 2018, Azeem participated in season 10 of the dance reality show Jodi Number One: Fun Unlimited along with Shivani Narayanan on Star Vijay. The show’s contestants, who participated in pairs, were celebrities from the television industry. Azeem and Shivani were the 3rd runner-ups of the show.
In October 2022, Azeem appeared as a contestant in the sixth season of Bigg Boss Tamil on Star Vijay.
On 22 January 2023, he lifted the winner’s trophy in Big Boss Tamil season 6 and was also presented with a cheque of Rs. 50 lakhs. The Times of India
- 2012: Best performer of the Year Award for the television show Maya at Sun Music Fame Awards
- 2017: Favorite On-Screen Pair along with Shivani Narayanan for the television show Pagal Nilavu at Vijay Awards
- 2018: Best & Favorite Budding Pair along with Shivani Narayanan for the television show Pagal Nilavu at Vijay Awards
- 2018: Favorite Male Actor for the television show Pagal Nilavuat at Vijay Awards
- In October 2020, it was speculated that Azeem would enter the reality show Big Boss Tamil season 4 as a wild card contestant, which already had his rumoured girlfriend Shivani Narayanan in the house from the beginning. However, he couldn’t make it to the show as he was quarantined for a few days for some unknown reasons. Zoom He shared the news with his fans through an Instagram story, which read,
Guys I’m not going to Bigg Boss 4 Due to Pressures & Issues…Thats all i can say now. Sorry to disappoint my Lovable Fans & Friends who i Owe alot. Thanks for all the love &support you guys showered on me.” The Times of India
- In July 2021, a 26-year-old woman, a resident of Usilampatti in Tamil Nadu, was tricked of Rs 2.56 lakh by a con man, who connected with the victim by sending her a friend request on Facebook by the name of Mohammed Azeem. The victim was delighted to receive the friend request from her favourite actor. After chatting for a few days, the man started asking for money from the woman on account of some emergency need. The woman, without cross-checking the identity of the man, kept sending a certain amount of money at regular intervals. After she was blocked by the man, the victim soon realized that she had been cheated, and she immediately registered a complaint at the police station. The Hindu
- Azeem’s favourite actor is Ajith Kumar, an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema.