Indian Actor
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, former sailor, stunt performer and 1970s style icon. He worked in Malayalam cinema, a sector of the Indian movie industry. During his film career, he was primarily an action star and was particularly famous for his macho image and unique style. His largest blockbusters are Sharapancharam, Angaadi, Meen, Moorkhan and Kolilakkam.… Read More

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1939 Birth Born in 1939.


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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