Kay Kay Menon
Real Name: Kay Kay Menon
Birth date: 2nd October 1966
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Marital Status: Married to Nivedita Bhattacharya
Awards: Nominated for Filmfare best Villain award for the movie Sarkar.
Trivia: He holds a MBA degree in Marketing.
He has done quite a lot of television films.
Kay Kay Menon was working in advertising sector before venturing into film fraternity.
Was very good at singing Ghazals in his college days.
His debut film was the 1995 release Naseem.
Biography: Kay Kay Menon has achieved success critically as well as commercially in Bollywood, while establishing himself as a reliable actor. After leaving a promising career in advertising, he has come a long way. He is regarded as one of the most bankable actors, when it comes to performing a given character.
His childhood was spent in Ambarnath and he spent most of his college life in Pune. After completing his schooling from the St. Joseph’s High School, he went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the Mumbai University. In 1988, he gained his MBA degree with a concentration in Marketing.
He took up a job in the advertising sector only to leave it for pursuing his acting career. After his debut film Naseem, he found work hard to come by. Venturing into television industry, he acted ina few serials and television movies. After acting in Anurag Kashyap’s Last Train To Mahaakaali, which aired on Star Plus in the Star Bestsellers segment; Kay Kay got the eyeballs rolling. However, he was noticed and appreciated by all in his character oriented role in Sudhir Mishra’s Hazaaron Khwaahishe Aisi. The portrayal fetched him rave reviews and also got him recognition from the film fraternity.
Taking up the challenge of diversity, he began choosing different characters. While portraying a ruthless Pakistani jailor in Deewar, he played the charming friend in Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh. Films like Corporate, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Life in a… Metro even strengthened his image as a reliable actor.
His character portrayals have been diverse and have fetched him huge critical as well as audience acclaim. Be it the police officer in Stoneman Murders, a royal ruler in Gulaal, the negative antagonist in Drona or the good for nothing elder son in Sarkar; Kay Kay has trodden down a not so well travelled path for a Bollywood character.
Kay Kay has acted with most celebrated directors and is not afraid of taking up a challenging role. His versatility is his biggest asset and he is certainly not afraid of showcasing it. In his private life however, he is very reserved and prefers to spend most of his time with his wife. Upcoming movies of Kay Kay are Enemmy, NH4, Shahid, and ABCD– Anybody can dance.