Alliyambal: We bet you didn’t know these facts about Jai Dhanush aka Devan!

How many of these fun facts did you already know about Jai Dhanush aka Devan from the Malayalam serial Alliyambal?

Tom Francis

September 17, 2020


4 min


Jai Dhanush aka Devan from the Malayalam serial Alliyambal has given us some of the best moments on the show with his fantastic presence on screen. Be it his chemistry with Alli or the many fun moments with Chinnan, Devan will always remain a favourite for the Malayali audience. Devan is a martial arts trainer who falls in love with a school teacher. In order to meet her, he takes his wingman Chinnan and joins her tuition class. For everyone who loves Jai Dhanush on the show, here are 5 interesting facts about him that we bet you didn’t know.

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  1. Jai Dhanush is not a Malayali

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Yes, you guys read that right! Jai Dhanush aka Devan from the Malayalam serial Alliyambal is not a Malayali. He was born in Hyderabad, Telangana and is a Telugu by birth. The actor deserves all the praise for handling the role of Devan who is a hardcore Malayali from Alappuzha.

  1. His real-life wife acts in Alliyambal

Imagine having to romance with the heroine while your wife watches as the villainess. Jai Dhanush shared the screen with the villainess Archa aka Keerthi from Alliyambal who is his wife in real life. The adorable couple fell in love on the sets of a serial and got married in 2015. The duo continues to work in popular south Indian serials.

  1. Debut in Tamil movies

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Unlike other actors who make their debut in serials and then move on to movies, Jai Dhanush’s first break was in movies. The actor played the lead in the Tamil film Pothe Poni and then gained widespread attention for his unique style of acting. Jai Dhanush then became a familiar face on TV with several hit shows like Edureetha, Thoorpu Padamara, Koncham Ishtam Koncham Kashtam and Tarangalu.

  1. Jai is also a fitness freak like Devan

Even though he is not a big fan of Devan’s mundu and shirt style, Jai Dhanush shares some of Devan’s best qualities. Like Devan, Jai Dhanush is also a fairness freak who rocks washboard abs in real life. Jai Dhanush admits to love martial arts and is also an old-school romantic like Devan from the Malayalam serial Alliyambal.

  1. Acted in all major south Indian regional languages

Even though he is a Telugu by birth, Jai Dhanush has been a part of movies and serials in all major south Indian languages. He has starred in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada serials and also movies. Some of his movies like Pothe Poni and Varoodhini were one of the biggest hits from their respective years of release.

So, which of these fun facts about Devan aka Jai Dhanush from the Malayalam serial surprised you the most? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

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