Arya (Actor) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More


Biography / Wiki

The Talented and Handsome Hunk, Arya is an Indian Actor and producer who mainly work in Tamil and Malayalam movies. His real name is Jamshad Cethirakath but he is best known by his stage name ‘Arya’. He runs his own production house named “The Show People”. In 2015, he was included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 11 December 1980, Arya will turn 40 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 175 in centimeters and 5’9” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 42 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps.

He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 75 in kilograms and 165 lbs in pounds approximately. His amber eye color and his black hair make his personality even more charming.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Arya is 80 crores in INR.

Education / Family

Arya was born in Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India, and raised up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to Umar Cethirakath (Father) who is Restaurateur and Former Footballer and his mother Jameela Cethirakath. He grew up with two brothers Sathya Cethirakath and Razi Cethirakath.

He completed his schooling from SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and further enrolled at Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai for completing his degree in engineering.



Nickname Jammy
Real Name Jamshad Ceethirakath
Birth Place Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India
Date Of Birth 11 December 1980
Age 42 Years
Height In centimeters – 175 cm

In feet inches – 5’9”

Weight in Kilograms- 75 kg

in Pounds- 165 lbs

Eye Color Amber
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor and Producer
Sexual Orientation Straight
School SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Debut Film Debut: Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005, Tamil film)
Fathers Name Umar Cethirakath (Restaurateur and Former Footballer)
Mothers Name Jameela Cethirakath
Brothers Sathya Cethirakath and Razi Cethirakath

Arya with his family
Arya with his family

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

Arya started his career in acting with the Tamil movie “Arinthum Ariyamalum” in 2005. This movie proved to be a super hit at the box office. Subsequent to this he acted in many hit films like “Ullam Ketkumae,” “Pattiyal,” and “Naan Kadavul”. In 2010, he featured in two super hit films named “Madrasapattinam” and “Boss Engira Bhaskaran.”

Later this from 2011, he gave many successful films such as “Avan Ivan” (2011), “Vettai” (2012), “Raja Rani” (2013), “Irandaam Ulagam” (2013), “Meaghamann” (2014), and “Romeo Juliet” (2015).  Arya played the lead in Ghajinikanth opposite his wife, Sayyeshaa in 2018.

Apart from acting he also produced some successful movies like Amara Kaaviyam, Jeeva, The Great Father, Double Barrel, Darvinte Parinamam, and Pathinettam Padi. In 2018, he also made his Kannada debut with the film named “Rajaratha”.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

In February 2019, he announced he will get married to Actress “Sayyeshaa” and the two were married on 10 March 2019.

Girlfriend Nayantara (Actress, Rumoured)


Arya with his ex-girlfriend Nayantara
Arya with his ex-girlfriend Nayantara

Marital Status Married
Wife Sayyeshaa


Arya with his wife Sayyeshaa
Arya with his wife Sayyeshaa

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Kamal Haasan and Jackie Chan
Favorite Actress Kajol, Trisha, and Nayanthara
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Restaurant(s) Pasha, and Leather Bar in Chennai
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Destinations Kerala
Favorite Food Biryani
Favorite Film Jackie Chan’s films
Favorite Director Vishnuvardhan
Favorite TV Shows American: House of Cards, Game of Thrones
Favorite Fashion Designer Rohit Bal and Tarun Tahiliani
Favorite Perfume Creed, Diptique, Jo Malone and Alive
Favorite Color(s) Grey and Brown


Some Interesting Facts About Arya

  • He is the owner of his production house called The Show People.
  • Before becoming an actor, he worked as an assistant software engineer.
  • The name Arya was suggested to him by Director Jeeva.
  • In 2015, in Sweden, he won a medal at the Vatternrundan Motala cycle race.
  • He is a Malayalee but worked on more films in Tamil cinema.
  • He also owns a Restaurant in Chennai named “Sea Shell”.