Actor Nick Name: Arya
Actor Arya Profile

Real Name: Jamshad

Date of birth: 11th December 1980

Birth Place: Trikaripur, India

Complexion: Fair

Height: 5′ 9″

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Light Brown

Mother Tongue: Malayalam

Nationality: Indian

Studied in School: SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai

Studied in College: Computer Engineering from Crescent Engineering College in


Profession before Acting: Modelling

Brothers: 2 Younger brothers, Sathya (Shahir) and Razi

Languages Acted: Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu

Facts: He owns a production company named “The Show People”

First Film: Ullam Ketkumae

First Film Released: Arinthum Ariyamalum

Awards: Best New Male Face Award at the Filmfare Awards for movie “Arinthum Ariyamalum”

Family Business: His family owns a restaurant “Sea Shell” at Anna Nagar in Chennai

Jamshad popularly known as Arya, (born 11 December 1980) is a Malayalee-born Indian movie actor who has appeared in Tamil films.

Arya started off as a computer engineer,his passion for filming brought him to modelling before debuting in Jeeva’s Ullam Ketkumae which also marked the debuts of Asin Thottumkal and Pooja Umashankar.

The film also starred Laila and Shaam, but the film was delayed only releasing after Arinthum Ariyamalum. In Arinthum Ariyamalum, Arya played as son to Prakash Raj in a critically acclaimed role which won him Best New Male Face Award at the Filmfare Awards.Arinthum Ariyamalum and Ullam Ketkumae both made it large at the box-office.

Oru Kalluriyin Kathai also made it big at the box-office and Arya was touted as the next pin-up boy of Kollywood. His next, Kalabhak Kadhalan was an average grosser in Kollywood as it shared a striking resemblance, with the Kollywood’s all time best thriller.

His forthcoming projects are: Oram Poo and Xerox with Pooja Umashankar, and Naan Kadavul with Bhavana Balachandran.