Jayasurya, the versatile actor who made the
audience awestruck with his performance as Angoor Ravuther, the
soft-spoken antagonist of Iyobinte Pusthakam, says
that the only criteria for him to choose the characters, is
substance. The actor says that he is willing to play even a small
character without much screen space, if it has a personality.
Jayasurya added that he would like to play the roles which have
some individuality; instead of cliched lead roles.
Jayasurya started his career as a VJ. The actor was the host of
the popular television show Jagathy v/s Jagathy, which was
based on the comical performances of veteran actor Jagathy
Sreekumar. Later, he ventured into movies as junior artist.
Jayasurya made his debut in lead role, with Vinayan directed
Oomapenninu Uriyadapayyan, in which he played a dumb young
man, opposite Kavya Madhavan.
Jayasurya went through a low pace in his career, with a bunch of
typecasted roles and a series of flops. The actor bounced back into
the industry with Lal Jose directed Classmates, in which he played a
student leader with negative shades. He ventured into antagonists
roles with Prithviraj starrer Kangaroo. Jayasurya's recent release
Lal Bahadhur Shasthri, in
which he played the title character Lal, is running successfully in