Pappanikunnel Thankappan Saju is also known as Saju Navodaya. He is a famous Indian actor. Apart from being an actor, he is also a well-known comedian who predominantly works in Malayalam films, television shows & stage shows. In 2020, actor Saju Navodaya appeared in Bigg Boss Malayalam season 2 as a celebrity contestant.
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Saju Navodaya age
He was born on 14 October 1977 in Udayamperoor, Kochi, India. Saju Navodaya’s age is 42 years. He belongs to a Hindu family.
Saju Navodaya Wiki
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|Saju Navodaya Wiki|
|Real Name||Pappanikunnel Thankappan Saju|
|Nickname||Saju Navodaya / Pashanam Shaji|
|Birthdate||14 October 1977|
|Religion | Caste||Hindu|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian and Mimic Artist|
|Debut Appearance||Mannar Mathai Speaking 2(2014)|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Playing Cricket&Football|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Height||6.0 in Feet|
1.83 in Meter
|Family Background, Education|
|Father Name||Pappanikunnel Thankappan|
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Born Place||Udayamperoor, Kochi, India|
|School||SNDP HSS Udayamperoor, Kochi|
|College||Sree Rama Verma Government Sanskrit College, Tripunithura|
|Girlfriend, Wife, Marriage|
|Social Media Accounts|
Saju Navodaya Biography
Saju Navodaya was born and raised in Udayamperoor, Kochi, India. He completed his schooling from SNDP HSS Udayamperoor, Kochi.
He was a very active child during school days. In fact, he was a regular participant in almost all the competitions and youth festivals.
Then he completed his further studies from Sree Rama Verma Government Sanskrit College, Tripunithura.
Later, Saju started a dance institute in Udayamperoor to teach classical and cinematic dance.
Saju is also an organizer of many sports teams, sports club, and events such as cricket and football tournaments.
He made his debut with the film ‘Mannar Mathai Speaking 2’ in 2014. Then he has come a long way in the film industry.
Currently, he is a well-known actor and comedian with a significant fan following in the film industry.
Saju’s father’s name is Pappanikunnel Thankappan and his mother’s name is Manka. He was born sixth children among nine children to Pappanikunnel Thankappan.
Saju Navodaya Wife
Saju Navodaya got married to Resmi and leads a happy married life. Moreover, Saju’s wife Rasmi is a trained classical dancer.
Saju Navodaya started his career with stage mimicry in some local clubs and festivals in his hometown.
Later, Saju became famous as Saju after associating with the mimicry troupe Cochin Navodaya and then he did many stage shows.
His talent was recognized by many tv channels and got many opportunities to perform in many TV shows that gave him name and fame.
Moreover, Saju appeared in many television shows such as Comedy Stars S1, Comedy Super Nights 2, Kaliyil Alpam Kaaryam, Tamaar Pataar, Comedy Star Plus, Onam Upperi S3, Nalla Best Family & Bigg Boss Malayalam.
Film Acting Career
Saju debuted his career with film ‘Vellimoonga’ in 2014, directed by mamas, played as Thief. Later that year, he appeared in ‘Little Superman’.
In 2015, Saju acted in multiple movies such as Mariyam Mukku, Ivan MaryaDaraman, Bhaskar The Rascal, Oru Second Class Yathra, Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare, Acha Din, Jamna Pyari, Utopiyile Rajavu, Life of Josutty, Pathemari & Amar Akbar Anthony.
From 2016 to 2018, he appeared in Kattumakkan, Hallelooya, Aadupuliyattam, Marubhoomiyile Aana, Achayans, Kalyanam, Ladoo, & Karinkannan.
In 2019, Saju got an opportunity to work in films like Old is Gold, Prakashante Metro, March Randam, Vyazham & Vattamesha Sammelanam.
In 2015, Saju Navodaya won Ramu Karyat Film Award under the category of Best Comedian in the Malayalam film industry. In 2016, Saju won Asianet Comedy Award for the Most Promising Actor in Malayalam films.
Some interesting facts about Saju Navodaya
- Does Saju smoke? Not Known
- Does Saju drink alcohol? Not Known
- Saju was director of many dramas in school and also won prizes in Ernakulam district level youth festivals in the late 90s.
- In 2016, Saju did playback singing in the song ‘Manja Kattil Pokande’, a song of Malayalam film Aadupuliyattam.
- Saju is also huge fan of sports, especially Cricket and Football.
- Saju’s wife Rasmi is a trained classical dancer.
- With the film Panavally Pandavas(2020), Saju debuted as writer and director.
- Saju has many followers on his social media platforms such as Instagram(2K) & Facebook(143K).
So, that’s all about Saju Navodaya’s biography. At the end of the article, let us know your favorite contestant’s name in the comment box.