Jasper
Born (1972-02-06) February 6, 1972 (age 50)
Other namesJazz
Occupationactor
Years active2003 - Present
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)

Jasper is an Indian actor, who has appeared in character roles, primarily with negative shades. Jasper was a software engineer before he stepped into movies, making his debut in the Sarath Kumar-starrer Gambeeram in 2003. Jasper has done close to 200 films in a career spanning more than fifteen years, he has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi and a few other languages.[1][2]

Career

Jasper was a software engineer before choosing to opt for a career in films. He made his acting debut in Gambeeram (2003) and appeared alongside actor Sarathkumar, who later also recommended him to feature in his next films Chatrapathy and Jithan (2004).[3] He continued portraying supporting antagonistic roles throughout the late 2000s and won acclaim for his role as a gang member in Naanayam (2011), with a critic reporting he "gets noted".[4]

Jasper portrayed one of Sathyaraj's henchmen in the Hindi film, Chennai Express (2013), featuring alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. He was also present in a character role in Chimbu Deven's multi-starrer Puli (2015) and Siva's Vedalam (2015).

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Chatrapathy
Gambeeram Naaga (Henchman)
Bose
Attagasam Thoothukudi Fernandez
2005 Jithan
Anniyan Henchman
2008 Anjathe Anti Kidnaping Team Member (Police Officer)
2010 Naanayam Fareed's henchman
Paiyaa Goon chasing Charulatha
2011 Thambikottai Amirthalingam's assistant
Kanchana Peer Baba
2013 Chennai Express Henchman Hindi film
Vidiyum Munn Doraisingam
2014 Burma Don
Vingyani
2015 Massu Engira Masilamani Ghost
Puli Jalatharangan's assistant
Vedalam Manimaran's Brother
Bengal Tiger Telugu film
Ragini IPS Kannada film
2016 Sutta Pazham Sudaatha Pazham
Iru Mugan Billy Murali
Nagarahavu Kannada film
2020 Laxmii Shahnawaz Peer Baba Hindi film

References

  1. ^ "Movie Review : Gambeeram". Sify. Archived from the original on 17 April 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  2. ^ "'Chennai's spirit is in me, you'll feel it too!'". The New Indian Express.
  3. ^ "Enter the villain". Indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Nanayam". Newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015.