Sreekumar was born on 5 January 1951 at Jagathy, Thiruvananthapuram. He is the son of Malayalam dramatist and writer N. K. Achary (1917–1992) (also fondly known as Jagathy).N. K. Achary was an All India Radio employee. Even from childhood, Jagathy Sreekumar had the dream of becoming an actor.
Jagathy was a Class V student at Model School in Thiruvananthapuram when he first got the opportunity to act in a play. By the time he joined Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram he had become an experienced theatre person.His first film was Chattambi Kalyani. His role in the film earned him recognition. With 1,100-odd Malayalam films to his credit, he is reckoned as one of the most popular actors in the Malayalam film industry. He is a different person altogether in real life, where he is very serious in contrast to the jovial characters he often portrays. He considers... Read More