Vinayakan always wanted to become a choreographer, Black Mercury his dance troupe and fire dance was his quota in dancing. He was Introduced to malayalam cinema by Thampi Kannanthanam on Manthrikan as Micheal Jackson Dupe in 1995. Later he appeared in another mohanlal movie Onnaman in 2001. After onnaman he become active in malayalam cinemas. He got good words for his acting in Chotta Mumbai as Satheeshan (Brother of Kalabhavan Mani).
In 2016 he played as Johnettan in Kali and Ganga in Kammatipaadam, Dulquer Salmaan was the lead in both. Both charachters was vinayakan’s career best performance .And he won Best Actor title in Kerala State Award and Cinema Paradiso Club Cine Awards 2016 for Ganga in Kammatipaadam, An Action Crime movie directed by Rajeev Ravi. Vinayakan Played as Ganga the childhood friend of Krishnan (Dulquer) and Brother of Balan (Manikandan) entered to violence in early childhood. Vinayakan is playing the two time periods of Ganga in the movie. His character was simply outstanding.
If anyone asked me Is Vinayakan deserving Kerala State Best Actor Award.. Without any doubts my answer will be big YES.. He is really deserving. If you watched Kammatipaadam you also have same opinion.
Congrats to the Manikandan R Achari, who also performed very well in the first film and winning the title of Kerala State Best Supporting Actor.
Watch Vinayakan Response after winning the Kerala State best Actor Award
Also Read : Kerala State Awards 2016 List