Narain Ram is an Indian actor who works in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. He is known for his performances in the films ‘Kaithi’ (2019), ‘Mugamoodi’ (2012), and ‘Anjathe’ (2008).
Narain Ram was born as Sunil Kumar on Sunday, 7 October 1979 (age 44 years; as of 2023) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. His zodiac sign is Libra. He grew up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Narain finished his pre-degree at St. Thomas College, Thrissur, and earned his graduation degree from Sree Kerala Varma College in Kanattukara, Thrissur, Kerala. Later, he pursued a cinematography diploma at the MGR Government Film and Television Institute in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 39 Inches, Waist: 31 Inches, Biceps: 11.5 Inches
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Ramakrishnan Nair, and his mother’s name is Shantha Kumari.
Wife & Children
On 26 August 2007, Narain Ram got married to Manju Haridas, a Malayalam television host who had hosted programs like Superstar Junior and contributed vocals to Chithiram Pesuthadi, a Tamil film. The couple has a daughter named Tanmayaa Narain (born in 2008), and a son named Omkar Narain (born in 2022).
Narain Ram was in a relationship with Manju Haridas before marrying her in 2007.
After completing his formal education, Narain Ram started working with renowned cinematographer Rajiv Menon but later resigned to pursue acting opportunities.
In 2002, Narain Ram made his acting debut with the Malayalam film ‘Nizhalkuthu’ as Nandu.
His first commercial success, 4 The People, was dubbed in Tamil and Telugu in 2004. He played diverse roles, including a struggling lawyer in the film ‘Achuvinte Amma,’ a doctor in the film ‘Sheelabathi,’ and featured in films like ‘Annorikal’ and ‘Classmates.’ Narain worked with director Sathyan Anthikkad in the 2005 film ‘Achuvinte Amma’ and ‘Bhagyadevatha’ in 2009. In 2007, Narain Ram appeared as Nandagopal in the film ‘Panthaya Kozhi,’ which was produced by director Lal. The film marked his relaunch as an independent action hero in Malayalam cinema. In 2011, he played the lead in the film ‘Veeraputhran.’ In 2014, he appeared as Raj Menon in the film ‘Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal.’ In 2016, he played the role of Vattathil Bosco in the film ‘Kavi Uddheshichathu..?’ In 2019, Narain Ram worked in the film ‘Madhura Raja’ as SI Balachandran. In 2022, he played the role of Nandhakumar in the film ‘Adrishyam.’ In 2023, he appeared in the film ‘2018’ as Winston.
In 2006, Narain Ram made his Tamil debut with the film ‘Chithiram Pesuthadi’ as Thiru. In 2008, he worked in the film ‘Anjaathe.’ He then appeared as Anguchamy/Dragon in the film ‘Mugamoodi’ in 2012.
In 2015, he appeared in the film ‘Kaththukkutti’ as Arivazhagan. His notable performance came in the 2019 film ‘Kaithi’ as Inspector Bejoy and the 2022 film Vikram starring Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil. In 2023, Narain Ram played the role of ACP Andrew in the film ‘Iraivan.’
In 2004, Narain Ram made his Telugu debut with the film ‘Yuvasena’ as Sharat Chandra.
In 2018, Narain Ram appeared as Ritesh in the film ‘U Turn.’ In 2023, he appeared in the film ‘Gandeevadhari Arjuna’ as Ajit Chandra.
- In his leisure time, he likes travelling to distant places.
- Once, in a media conversation, Narain Ram shared that he believed that he was a misfit in the entertainment industry. He said,
When you are the hero of the project, you have to give your full attention because the movie is riding on you. So every time, I stood by the team through all the difficulties, and often it has worked against me. If it was any other actor, they would have left midway and chosen other projects. That’s why I think I am a misfit for this industry.”
- Narain Ram is an animal lover and has a pet dog. He often shares pictures of his pet on social media.