Arya (Actor) Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Jamshad Cethirakath popularly known as Arya is an Indian actor and producer who is known for working in Tamil cinema. He was born on 11th December 1980 in Trikaripur, Kerala to Umar and Jameela Cethirakath. His father is a Restaurateur and a former footballer. He has two brothers Sathya and Razi. He completed his school at SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He did his graduation in engineering from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. 

Jamshad started his career as an assistant software engineer. 

Jamshad made his film debut with the 2003 Tamil film Arinthum Ariyamalum. For his performance he just not only raised, he even won Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut  South. In that year, he also appeared in two other films, Ullam Ketkumae and Oru Kalluriyin Kathai. He received several favourable reviews for his performance.

In 2006, Jamshad again appeared in three films, Kalabha Kadhalan, Pattiyal and Vattaram. He was praised and received several favourable reviews from critics. Not only that, with his performance he placed himself as a leading actor in Tamil Cinema. 

He starred in two films in 2007. The films were Oram Po and a cameo appearance in Maya Kannadi. His performance in Oram Po was praised and critically acclaimed.

He acted in three films, in 2009. Naan Kadavul, Sarvam and a cameo appearance in Siva Manasula Sakthi. He was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor- Tamil and Vijay Award for Best Actor for his performance in Naan Kadavul. 

2010 was a successful year for Jamshad. With his performance in six films, he established himself as a leading actor in South Indian films. He made his Telugu debut that year with the film, Varudu. The other films were, Madrasaapttinam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Chikku Bukku and two cameo appearances in Kaadhal Solla Vandhen and Va. He was again nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor- Tamil and Vijay Award for Best Actor for his performance in Madrasapattinam.

In 2011, he made his Malayalam debut with the film Urumi. He appeared in a cameo role. But, won several positive reviews. His other performance of that year in Avan Ivan was also praised and received several favourable reviews.

In 2012, he appeared in three films, Vettai and two cameo appearances in Oru Kal Oru Kannadi and Madha Gaja Raja. His performance was praised in Vettai.

In 2013, he acted in four films, Settai, Raja Rani, Arrambam and Irandaam Ulagam. He won Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Raja Rani. In that year, he was also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor –Tamil for his performance in Arrambam.

In the following year, he appeared in several films, such as Meaghamann (2014), Double Barrel (2015), Size Zero (2015), Yatchan (2015), Bangalore Naatkal (2016), The Great Father (2017), Kadamban (2017), Rajaratha (2018) (marked his Kannada debut), Ghajinikanth (2018), Kaappaan (2019), Sarpatta Parambarai (2021) etc.

He has two upcoming films, Captain and an untitled film.

He made his digital debut, with the 2022 web series The Village.

Jamshad started a production house The Show People in 2010. He produced several films under this banner, such as Jeeva (2014), Double Barrel (2015), The Great Father (2017) etc.

As a distributor, Jamshad worked for film Boss Engira Bhaskaran.

He participated in the television show Enga Veetu Maillai as a prospective bridegroom in 2018.

In 2011, Jamshad participated in the Vatternrundan Motala Cycle race. 

Jamshad married actress Sayyeshaa on 10th March 2019. Together they have a daughter, who was born in July 2021.

NameJamshad Ceethirakath
Nick NameJammy
ProfessionActor and Producer
Date of Birth11 December 1980
Age41 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceTrikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
HometownTrikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India
SchoolSBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollageCrescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai
DebutFilm Debut: Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005, Tamil film)

ReligionIslam
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Arya Career

  • Jamshad started his career as an assistant software engineer. 
  • Jamshad made his film debut with the 2003 Tamil film Arinthum Ariyamalum. In that year, he also appeared in two other films, Ullam Ketkumae and Oru Kalluriyin Kathai.
  • In 2006, Jamshad again appeared in three films, Kalabha Kadhalan, Pattiyal and Vattaram. 
  • He starred in two films in 2007. The films were Oram Po and a cameo appearance in Maya Kannadi.
  • He acted in three films, in 2009. Naan Kadavul, Sarvam and a cameo appearance in Siva Manasula Sakthi.
  • In 2010 he appeared in six films. He made his Telugu debut that year with the film, Varudu. The other films were, Madrasaapttinam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Chikku Bukku and two cameo appearances in Kaadhal Solla Vandhen and Va.
  • In 2011, he made his Malayalam debut with the film Urumi. He appeared in a cameo role. His other performance of that year was Avan Ivan.
  • In 2012, he appeared in three films, Vettai and two cameo appearances in Oru Kal Oru Kannadi and Madha Gaja Raja.
  • In 2013, he acted in four films, Settai, Raja Rani, Arrambam and Irandaam Ulagam.
  • In the following year, he appeared in several films, such as Meaghamann (2014), Double Barrel (2015), Size Zero (2015), Yatchan (2015), Bangalore Naatkal (2016), The Great Father (2017), Kadamban (2017), Rajaratha (2018) (marked his Kannada debut), Ghajinikanth (2018), Kaappaan (2019), Sarpatta Parambarai (2021) etc.
  • He made his digital debut, with the 2022 web series The Village.
  • Jamshad started a production house The Show People in 2010. He produced several films under this banner, such as Jeeva (2014), Double Barrel (2015), The Great Father (2017) etc.
  • As a distributor, Jamshad worked for film Boss Engira Bhaskaran.
  • He participated in the television show Enga Veetu Maillai as a prospective bridegroom in 2018.
  • In 2011, Jamshad participated in the Vatternrundan Motala Cycle race. 

Arya Family

Father Name Umar Cethirakath (Restaurateur and Former Footballer)
Mother Name Jameela Cethirakath
Brother Sathya Cethirakath and Razi Cethirakath
Sister  N/A
Wife Sayyeshaa Saigal (actress)

Arya Relationship / Marital Status & Many More

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Nayanthara( Actress, Rumoured)
Wife/ Spouse Sayyeshaa Saigal (Actress)
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter- Ariana
Arya with his wife Sayyeshaa Saigal

Arya Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Arya Favourite

Favorite Actor Kamal Haasan and Jackie Chan
Favorite Actress Kajol, Trisha and Nayantara
Favorite Director Vishnuvardhan
Favorite Movie Jackie Chan’s films
Favorite FoodBiryani
Favorite Color Grey and Brown
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Destination Kerala

Arya Education

School SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Collage Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai
Educational Qualification B.Tech in CSE

Arya Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Arya

  • Does Arya smoke?: No
  • Does Arya drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He has a restaurant, Sea Shell.
  • He learned Agori Yoga within 18 days for Nan Kadavul.
  • He is popularly known as ‘Kollywood’s playboy.’

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