Real Name: Jamshad
Date of birth: 11th December 1980
Birth Place: Trikaripur, India
Height: 5′ 9″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Light Brown
Mother Tongue: Malayalam
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.