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Full Name  Vinay Kumar
Name  Vinay Forrt
Siblings  Suma, Syam
Years active  2009–present
Parents  M.V.Mani, Sujatha
Occupation  Film actor
Spouse  Soumya Ravi (m. 2014)
Other names  Vinay
Role  Film actor

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Education  Film and Television Institute of India
Movies  Premam, Kohinoor, Urumbukal Urangarilla, Rasputin, 7th Day

Born  13 January 1983 (age 38), Fort Kochi, Kochi

Similar  Joy Mathew, Sanju Sivram, Soubin Shahir


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Vinay Kumar, better known by his stage name Vinay Forrt (Malayalam: വിനയ് ഫോര്‍ട്ട്‌) is an Indian film and stage actor. He hails from Fort Kochi, Kerala and is a theatre activist with more than a decade's worth of experience in the theatrical field as well as a postgraduate in acting from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, India. He made his debut in the Malayalam film Ritu (2009).


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Early life and education

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Vinay Forrt was born in Fort Kochi, Kerala, to M.V.Mani and Sujatha. His real name is Vinay Kumar, and he changed his name as a tribute to his birthplace. He has a sister, Suma, and a brother,Syam. He completed his primary education at the Boys School, Fort Kochi. Before entering the movie industry, he worked at a restaurant, a coffee shop, medical shop and a call center. During his first year while studying for his degree, he joined Lokadharmi Theater and became active in their plays. Later, he dropped degree to join the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, India, and became a postgraduate in acting. He has been an ardent follower of Indian Theater for nearly a decade, as an actor and an activist.

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Vinay received the National Scholarship from the Government of India for the Best Senior Theatre Actor (2004-2006). He is a contemporary dancer as well.

Acting career

While pursuing his post-graduation at FTII, Pune, he was informed by an FTII aspirant , Dheeraj Nandakumar about the ongoing Audition for Shyamaprasads movie (Ritu) while he contacted Vinay for help regarding selection for the acting course at FTII . This turned out to be the turning point for Vinay as he finally got chosen by Shyamaprasad to play a role in his film Ritu (2009). Vinay Fort debuted in Shyamaprasad's Ritu (2009) in a small role but one which earned him recognition. He costarred with Prithviraj and Indrajith in The Blueberry Hunt (2011), an English film by Anup Kurian with Naseeruddin Shah in the lead. He got his breakthrough by portraying "Vimal Sir" in Alphonse Putharen's Super Hit movie Premam.

Personal life

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He married his longtime friend Soumya Ravi, a research student, on 6 December 2014 at Guruvayoor. The couple now have a son.


  • Won, Asianet Comedy Awards 2016 - Best Pair along with Soubin Shahir
  • Won, 1st IIFA Utsavam for performance in a comic role - Malayalam
  • Nominated, 18th Asianet film awards for Best Comedian
  • Nominated, 5th South Indian International Movie Award for Best Comedian -Malayalam
  • References

    Vinay Forrt Wikipedia