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Jayan

Actor + Performer + Headliner
Male
Born Jul 25, 1939
Hometown Travancore
Died Nov 16, 1980
Death Place India
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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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. … Read More
…  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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