Balaji Sarma is an actor who is active in malayalam television and film industries. His popular serials are ‘Alakal’, ‘Ammakkili’ and ‘Kayamkulam Kochunni’. He has also acted in a number of films including Mr. Fraud, Vedivazhipadu, Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum, Ozhimuri, Fire Man, Hotel California, Left Right Left, Drishyam, Ennu Ninte Moideen and Amar Akbar Anthony.
Balaji Sarma hails from Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala. He did his schooling at Vidyadhiraja Vidya Bhavan Higher Secondary School (VVBHSS), Aluva, Ernakulam. At the age of 16, he joined the Indian Air Force. After working for 9 years, Balaji quit I.A.F to chase his dream of becoming an actor.
Balaji Sarma started his career in television by hosting Thamasha.com, a live tele programme for Asianet Cable Vision. He made his acting debut in 2003 through the mega serial ‘Alakal’ telecasted by Doordarshan. His role as a police officer in the mega serial ‘Ammakkili’ and a noted role in Malayalam soap ‘Kayamkulam Kochunni’ made him popular among the television spectators.
In 2010, Balaji made his silver screen debut with the film ‘Ozhimuri’. His other popular films include ‘Hotel California’, ‘Left Right Left’, ‘Kunjananthante Kada’, ‘Perariyathavar’, ‘Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum’, ‘Homely Meals’, ‘Fire Man’, ‘Medulla Oblangata’, ‘Drishyam’, ‘Pakida’, ‘Memories’, ‘Nadan’, Avatharam, Saradhi, Homely Meals, Shikamani and ‘Karikunnam Sixes’.