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Arya (Actor) Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More.


Arya is an Indian actor who is famous for his work in the Tamil film industry. His real name is Jamshad Ceethirakath.

Arya was born on 11 December 1980 (age 39 years: 2020) in Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India. Arya studied at the SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary school in Chennai. He graduated in Computer Science Engineering (B.Tech) from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai.

Arya in his Childwood
Arya in his Childwood

Physical appearance

Height 5’ 9” Feet Inches
Weight76 kg
Eye colorAmber
Hair colorBlack
Body MeasurementsChest: 42 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches

Family, Education, and Caste

Arya was born to the Muslim-Malayali family. His father, Umar Cethirakath, is a former footballer, presently running a restaurants ‘Sea Shell’ at Anna Nagar in Chennai, and his mom Jameela Cethirakath is a Homemaker. Arya has a two brother Sathya Cethirakath, who is also a film actor and Razi Cethirakath.

Arya with his family
Arya with his family
Arya with his mother
Arya with his mother
Arya Family
Arya Family

Girlfriend and Wife of Arya

Arya met Actress Sayyeshaa on the sets of Ghajinikanth. They both fell for each other after being friends for a time. They got married in Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad on March 10, 2019.

Arya with his wife Sayyeshaa
Arya with his wife Sayyeshaa
Arya with his wife
Suriya with his wife Jyothika


He made his acting debut with the Tamil Flim “Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005).”, which was Super Hit at the box office.

Arya debut film Arinthum Ariyamalum
Arya debut film Arinthum Ariyamalum

After that, he featured in Hit films, like “Ullam Ketkumae,” “Pattiyal,” and “Naan Kadavul,” In 2010, he acted in two successful films, including “Madrasapattinam” and “Boss Engira Bhaskaran.”
After that, Arya has appeared in many successful films like, “Avan Ivan” (2011), “Vettai” (2012), “Raja Rani” (2013), “Irandaam Ulagam” (2013), “Meaghamann” (2014), and “Romeo Juliet” (2015). In 2018, he played the lead in Ghajinikanth, opposite his wife, Sayyeshaa. As a producer, he has produced Flims like Amara Kaaviyam, Jeeva, Double Barrel, Darvinte Parinamam, The Great Father, and Pathinettam Padi.

Arya in film Kadamban
Arya in film Kadamban

Favorite Things

  • Favorite Actor:  Jackie Chan and Kamal Hassan 
  • Favorite Actress: Kajol, Nayantara and Trisha
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Sport: Football
  • Favorite Places: Kerala
  • Favorite Movies: Jackie Chan’s Movies
  • Favorite TV Shows: Game of Thrones, House of Cards
  • Favorite Restaurant: Leather Bar in Chennai, and Pasha
  • Favorite color: Brown and Grey

Facts of Arya

  • Arya doesn’t have a smoking habit and also takes alcohol.
  • Arya worked as an assistant software engineer before becoming an actor.
  • Though Arya is a Malayalee, he worked more films in Tamil cinema.
  • He owns a production banner called The Show People.
  • His real name is Jamshad Ceethirakath. Director Jeeva suggested to him the stage name ‘Arya.’
  • Arya won a medal at Vatternrundan Motala cycle race in Sweden (2015).
Arya cycling with his friends
Arya cycling with his friends
Arya cycling
Arya cycling with his friends


Arya endorsed brands like MOUNTAIN DEW, KFC, OTTO Shirts, and More.

Income factor

Arya gets paid more than ₹ 7 -10 crore per film


Filmfare Awards South – Best Actor for Arindhum Ariyamalum 
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards – Best Actor for Raja Rani 
SIIMA Awards – Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Arrambam


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