Harisree Ashokan is a well known Malayalam film actor who is appreciated for his unique style of comedy acting.He has presented serious roles also but Comedy roles are most suited for him which he always depicts quite easily since he is an efficient mimicry artist as w.He worked with mimicry troupes such as Kalabhavan,Kalavedi and Harisree of Cochin before becoming a film actor.
Ashokan hails from Thrissur district and was born on April 6, 1964.He holds a diploma in Telecom Engineering and was an employee of Telecom Department at Cochin till 1989.Directors Siddique and Lal got impressed by his acting skill when they once watched his mimicry program and offered him a role in the film 'Ramji Rao Speaking'.At the time of his film entry he was already famous to all Keralites through his mimicry programs.
Even though he is a mimicry artist, he never imitated the style of any other comedy actors but created his own unique style which got much accolades.His style of dialogue presentation is also well liked by the audience.He mostly depicted roles such as the sidekick of the hero character in many films.He worked with all top main actors of Malayalam cinema and in films of all eminent film directors of Malayalam.
His wife is Preetha and the couple have two children.
Some of his well appreciated films are:-
Ramji Rao Speaking
Mannar Mathai Speaking
Ee Parakkum Thalika
In Ghost house Inn
Doctor Innocent Aanu