He is a famous actor and a director. He is known for his work in the Malayalam movies and Tamil movies. He was a superstar of 80s. He is termed as the True romantic hero of Mollywood in their special edition on 100 years of Indian cinema. He was born in Thrissur, Kerala. He moved to Chennai when he was 4 years old. He attended St.Beeds High School and college from Gadwarl University, Rishikesh. He did acting workshop from South India Film Chambers of acting completing 2 years of acting course. His Malayalam hits include movies such as Padayottam, Kaliyamardanam,Anuragakodathy, Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu and Engane Nee Marakkum. He did Tamil movies such as Sujatha, Mouna Yuddham, Koyil Puraa and Raagam Thedum Pallavi. After his comeback, he did Bhadra, Sooryavanam, Sundarippravu and The Fire. Check out this page for more updates on Shankar.