With a unique voice and style of acting, Janardhanan is one of the favourite actor of the Malayalam movie industry. In his early career, Jananrdhanan concentrated on negative roles. Janardhanan started his movie career in early 1970s. From negative roles, his transformation to comedy roles were slow and steady. Janardhanan is married to Vijayalaxmi and they have two children - Ramaranjini and Laxmi.