Kunchacko Boban | Movies, Age, Family, Awards & Life Story

Kunchacko Boban is a multi time award-winning Indian actor who acted in Dhanya (1981) at the age of five.

Kunchacko Boban

Who Is Kunchacko Boban?

Kunchacko Boban is an Indian film producer, actor, and dancer, who is the grandson of Kunchacko, the founder of Udaya Pictures. Boban mainly works in Malayalam films. Boban became an overnight sensation with his performance in the 1997 film Aniyathipravu. His other popular works include Gulumal: The Escape, Chaaver, Pada, Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum, etc.

Boban has starred in more than 100 films with brilliance and is also known as the “Chocolate Boy” because of his 'Romeo' character.

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    Quick Facts

    Kunchacko Boban Facts
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    Name: Kunchacko Boban

    Born: November 2, 1976

    Age: 47 years old (in 2024)

    Birthplace: Alappuzha, Kerala, India

    Profession: Actor, Producer

    Spouse: Priya Ann Samuel (m. 2005)

    Children: One

    Religion: Hinduism

    Nationality: Indian

    Last Updated: June, 2024

    Top Questions

    • Is Kunchacko Boban a dancer?

      Yes. Kunchacko Boban is an actor, and on the other hand, he is known for his dancing skills. He is one of the best dancers in Mollywood.

    • Kunchacko Boban Age

      Boban is 47 years old. He will be 48 years old on November 2, 2024.

    • Kunchacko Boban Father

      Boban lives in a single family. His father's name is Boban Kunchacko and his mother's name is Molly Boban. His father is a professional actor.

    • Is Kunchacko Boban married?

      Yes, Kunchacko Boban's wife's name is Priya Ann Samuel. They got married in 2005.

    • Who is the son of Kunchacko Boban?

      Boban has a son named Izahaak Boban Kunchacko. April 9th is his birthday and now he is 5 years old.

    • What is the religion of Kunchacko Boban?

      Boban follows Hinduism.

    Earlier life, Family and Education

    Kunchacko Boban was born on 2nd November, 1976 in Alappuzha, Kerala and brought up here. His father Boban Kunchacko is an actor and his mother's name is Molly Boban, she is a housewife. He has two sisters Anu Boban and Minu Boban. Boban Kunchacko's father, Boban's grandfather Kunchacko is the founder of Udaya Studios and Udaya Pictures.

    He trained in Bharatanatyam as a child and completed his primary and higher studies in Tamil Nadu. He graduated from Sanatana Dharma College in 1997 with a first-class B.Com. Being a sports lover, he plays Football, Cricket, Badminton, Table tennis, and other sports; Especially Badminton is his favorite sport.

    Boban with his sisters

    Film Career & Media Attention

    Kunchacko Boban made his film debut in 1981 with the movie Dhanya produced by his father. He has worked in more than 100 films in almost two decades.

    Kunchacko's Success in Films

    He entered the acting world completely with the film Aniathipravu (1997). It was directed by versatile director Fazil and the movie is considered the highest-grossing Malayalam film of all time. After that, He acted in more films like Niram (1999), Sathyam Sivam Sundaram (2000), and Kalyanaraman (2002).

    He temporarily retired from the film industry in 2005. Then in 2016, Kunchacko revamped 'Uday Pictures Film Production'.

    He started 2018 with the films 'Poomaram,' 'Shikkari Shambhu,' and 'Kuttanadan Marpappa' which wowed the audience. His performance in Shikkari Shambhu was highly appreciated and he gained millions of fans for this movie.

    In 2019, he acted in the medical thriller film "Virus," directed by Aashiq Abu. He played the role of Dr. Suresh Rajan. Later the 2020 film Anjaam Pathiraa received a very positive response. It was the highest-grossing Malayalam film of 2020 and grossed ₹50 crore worldwide.

    Following the success of Anjaam Pathiraa, Boban has been starring in hit films like Nayattu (2021), Pada (2022), 2018 (2023), and Padmini (2023). The year 2022 saw four films, Pada (2022), Nna Thaan Case Kodu (2022), Ottu (2022), and Declaration (2022), which earned him numerous accolades as a mature and versatile actor, And from the film “Nna Thaan Case Kodu,” he also won the Best Actor Award.
    Awards and nominations ↓

    Kunchacko Boban's upcoming movies include Grrrr.. (2024), Vazhave Mayam, Mariyam Tailors, and Aaraam Pathiraa. View Filmography on Wikipedia →

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    This versatile actor received his biggest award in 2020, with his performance in the film Anjaam Pathiraa. He won the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) in the Best Actor category.

    Boban won a total of 20 Awards and was nominated for 9 Awards during his career. In 2004, Boban won his first award (Kerala State Film Awards) for his performance in the film ‘Ee Snehatheerathu.’

    Award Year Category Film Result
    Kerala State Film Awards 2004 Special Jury Mention Ee Snehatheerathu Won
    Asianet Film Awards 2011 Youth Icon of the Year Various films Won
    South Indian International Movie Awards 2012 Best Actor Seniors Won
    Jai Hind TV Awards 2013 Popular Actor Various films Won
    Asiavision Awards 2016 Man of the Year Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho and Vettah Won
    Asianet Comedy Awards 2017 Versatile Actor Various films Won
    Vanitha Film Awards 2020 Socially Responsible Actor Virus Won
    Kerala Film Critics Association Awards 2022 Best Actor Nna Thaan Case Kodu Won

    Personal life

    After a long relationship with Kunchacko Boban's fan Priya Ann Samuel, the two got married. They got married at Little Flower Syro Malabar Catholic Church in Tamil Nadu. They both became parents on April 16, 2019. Boban's son's name is Izahaak Boban Kunchacko.

    Net Worth and Assets

    As a creative Actor, he has given some truly amazing work in films like Aniyathipravu, Elsamma Enna Aankutty (2010), Traffic (2011), Anjaam Pathiraa (2020), and many more. Film casting money received is the major source of his earnings. As of 2024, Kunchacko Boban’s net worth is approx $5.5 Million USD (in Indian Rupees: Rs. 44 Crores). Boban mainly earned his wealth through movie acting and producing.

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    Other works

    Apart from acting and film producing, Boban also does social work. He launched Celebrity Cricket Club (C3) in 2014, and was the chairman of the organization C3. Boban founded Al Fasht Medical Centre in Sharjah in 2015, which provides treatment at a low cost for children autism, and adult psychiatry.

    Final Words

    Kunchacko Boban is an Indian actor and producer who made his film debut with the 1997 blockbuster hit Aniyathipravu. He has given more than a hundred great movies to the audience in his career.

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    Last Updated

    June 11, 2024

    Original Published Date

    November 12, 2023


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