Vineeth Sreenivasan can be regarded as an all-rounder as he has proved his calibre as an actor, director, singer and script writer. No wonder, Vineeth is talented, as he is the son of actor and script writer Sreenivasan, the man who has contributed a lot to the Malayalam cinema.
Vineeth started off his career as a singer. He rose to fame with his album Coffee @ MG Road. But things changed after he made his debut as an actor in 2008 with the movie Cycle. He was awarded the Asianet Award for the Best New face for the year for that film. Bhama played opposite him in Cycle.
Makante Achan was his second movie. His father Sreenivasan played the role of his father in this movie. People accepted them onscreen too. They shared a good chemistry as father and son in this film. Both of them were applauded for their performances in the film.
Chappa Kurishu was his next movie. Fahad Fazil, Remya Nambeesan and Roma played along with him in this movie. The film highlighted on problems prevailing in the society. Padmashree Bharat Dr Saroj Kumar also had Vineeth and his father playing the role of father-son onscreen. His upcoming movie is Koothara. Mohanlal, Asif Ali, Sunny Wayne and Manu are also seen along with him in this film.
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Vineeth was born to actor Sreenivasan and Vimala Sreenivasan. He married his college friend Divya Narayanan on 18 October 2012, after an eight-year-long relationship. She was his junior at KCG College of Technology in Chennai.
They got married after the release of his directorial venture Thattathin Marayathu, the movie which gave a sensational pair - Nivin Pauly and Isha Talwar. He is celebrating his 28th birthday today (October 1).
Cycle - Debut As An Actor
Cycle was the story about two friends, Roy (Vineeth Sreenivasan) and Sanju (Vinu Mohan), struggling to make both ends meet with their low salaries, working respectively as a cashier in a private finance company and as a salesman in an electronics goods shop.
The movie is about father-son. A father who wants his son to become an engineer, and the son who sees his career as a singer. Vineeth is an engineer in real life too.
The film revolves around the lives of two people: Arjun (Fahad Fazil), a wealthy man in the construction business in Kochi and Ansari (Vineeth Sreenivasan), who lives in a slum and works in a supermarket doing odd jobs who is mocked for his appearance.
The movie was a multi-narrative thriller that intertwines multiple stories around one particular incident. Traffic was inspired from an actual event that happened in Chennai.
Padmashree Bharat Dr Saroj Kumar
It was satirical film. Sreenivasan reprised the character of Superstar Saroj Kumar from his popular 2005 film Udayananu Tharam. The director said that the film was not a sequel to Udayananu Tharam.
Koothara is an upcoming movie of Vineeth Sreenivasan. Janani Iyer plays the female lead in this film.
Malarvadi Arts Club - Debut Directorial Venture
Malarvadi Arts Club was his debut movie as a director. The movie was a Blockbuster with many fresh faces. Nivin Pauly was introduced with this movie.
This was his second movie as a director. The movie had Nivin Pauly and Isha Talwar in lead roles. This was Isha's debut movie in the film industry.
This is his upcoming movie. He is introducing his brother Dhyan Sreenivasan with this film. Shobana is also a part of this film.