Chinni Jayanth
Chinni Jayanth - Profiles of Mimicry Artist

Chinni Jayanth was born on 26 July 1960 as Krishnamurthy Narayanan. He is a Tamil director, producer, comedian, actor, and mimicry artist, who has appeared in many supporting roles in Tamil films, he is also a regular guest judge on Asathapovathu Yaaru on Sun TV in Chennai. He carved a niche for himself with his unique style of comedy which included the creation of some unique words like gilfans, silfans etc. which became a rage among the youth. 

His supporting roles in movies like Kizhaku vasal, Idhayam, Kan ethire thondrinal, and Chinna pulla, have been widely appreciated by the audience. Jayanth began his acting career in 1984, playing the eccentric villain in director Mahendran's film Kai Koduum Kai, starring alongside veteran Indian actor Rajnikanth. 

Chinni Jayanth is also a world famous mimic. He has the ability to mimic not just great personalities but can mimic the actions and gestures of many animals and real life characters like the vendors also. He has performed all over the world.

Chinni Jayanth has just returned from a successful trip of the US where he performed for prestigious organisation like ATMA (American Tamil Medical Association) and GATS (Greater Atlanta Tamil Sangam). His first directional venture was the film Unakaga Mattum. Chinni Jayanth has also anchored many hit shows in different channels, such as like Sagalai vs Ragalai and Kalakka povathu yaar on Vijay TV.

Films Acted

Kai Kodukkum Kai
Itho Varugiren
Matravai Neril
Mannin Manithargal
Kathain Marupakkam
Santhikum Idangal
24 mani Neram
Santhosa Knavugal
Idhaya Kovil
Idhya Deepam
Uyire Unakkaga
Dumm Dumm Dumm
Aayiram Pookal Malaratum
Valarpirai Kanavugal
Muthal Vasantham
Pillai Nila
Paaru Paaru Patanam Paaru
Siragu Atika Asai
China China Paravaigal
China Poove Mella Pesu
Kalam Ellam Un Madiyil
Katradhu Kalavu
Endrum Anbudan
Valayal Satham
Nangal Puthiyavargal
Idhaya Deepam
Dharmam Vellum
Managara Kaval
Anna Nagar Muthal Theru
Rasigan Oru Rasigai
Vedinja Kalyanam
Mr. Naradar
Vallu Vetti Minor
January 1
Karum Kuyil Kondrum
Seevalaperi Paandi
Idhaya Thamarai
Kizhakku Vaasal
Kathalikka Neram Illai
Santhitha Velai
Vetri Vizha
My Dear Marthandan
Vetri Mell Vetri
Ayul Kaithi
Chinna Vathiyar
Athisaya Piravi
Raja Chinna Roja
Vaikasi Poranthachi
Enga Thambi
Kannethire Thondrinal
Pooparika Varugirom
Kanave Kalayathe
Ennamma Kannu
Katrathu Kalavu
Enga Raasi Nalla Raasi
Neeye En Kadhali

Educational Qualification & Sports

Chinni Jayanth is an alumnus of Wesley High School, Chennai. He went on to study at New College, Royapettah. He then completed his acting course (Diploma in Film Technology, DFTech) from the Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu in Taramani.

Awards & Titles

• 'KALAIMAMANI' - Tamil Nadu Government recently

• Film Fans Association- Commendation award - 'Unakkaga Mattum' in 2000.

• Indian Movies-Singapore Award for Best Comedy Actor

• Has got Felicitation from The Mayor of Toronto.

• Award from Variety for ‘Kaanal Neer’

• Has received the title of 'MIMICRY SUPERSTAR' from the prestigious Lions Club

• Won innumerable other awards for his roles in movies like Idhayam, Kizhaku Vaasal, Chinna Pulla, Kan Ethire Thondrinal, Unakaga Mattum and Kaanal Neer.