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Jayan

Indian Actor
Male
Born Jul 25, 1939
Hometown Kollam
Died Nov 16, 1980
Death Place Chennai
Other Names Krishnan Nair

Krishnan Nair, better known by his stage name Jayan, was an Indian film actor, naval officer, stunt performer and cultural icon of the 1970s. He has starred in over 120 Malayalam films. During his film career, he was primarily an action star and was particularly famous for his macho image and unique style. He was reputed for his chauvinistic appeal, masculine persona and well known for performing stunts of dangerous nature on his own.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jayan.

CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born in 1939.

FORTIES

In early films before 1979 (like Thacholi Ambu and Panchami) he had negative or supporting roles.
…  The focus was always on his unmatched drawing power as an action star and by 1980, at the peak of his career, he had attained a genuine superhero image. … Read More
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