In this Indian name, Thomas is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be addressed in the given name, Tovino Tovino Thomas (ടൊവിനൊ തോമസ്) is an Indian film actor and model who appears in Malayalam films. He has been noted for his distinguished features and has been selected as one of the most desirable men by Kochi Times.
Tovino appeared as a model for the advertisements of Silverstorm Water Theme Park, Athirappilly and Indulekha Hair Care Oil. Prabhuvinte Makkal, directed by Sajeev Anthikkad in 2012, was his debut film. Tovino played the role of Akhilesh Verma, the lead antagonist, in ABCD directed by Martin Prakkat.
Tovino played a lead role in Roopesh Peethambaran's latest directorial venture You too Brutus. Tovino has also worked as an Assistant Director for Roopesh Peethambaran's Theevram during its pre-production stages.
Tovino appeared alongside Mohanlal in the film Koothara. He will be starring in Pournami, a road film. He has said that he is open to work in projects from other film industries as well. He had portrayed the role of Perumparambil Appu in the film Ennu Ninte Moideen which garnered critical acclaim.
Tovino was born in a Syro-Malabar Catholic family in Irinjalakuda as the younger son of Adv. Ellikkal Thomas and Sheela Thomas. His siblings Tingston and Dhanya are his source of inspiration. He completed his schooling in Don Bosco High School, Irinjalakuda and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He later worked in Cognizant Technology Solutions as a software engineer. During his college life he was into fitness and modelling.
Tovino got married to his longtime girlfriend, Lidiya at St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Cathedral, Irinjalakuda, on 25 October 2014.
|2012||Prabhuvinte Makkal||Che Guevara Sudheendran||Sajeevan Anthikkad|
|2013||ABCD||Akhilesh Varma||Martin Prakkat|
|August Club||Mahesh||K. B. Venu||Cameo appearance|
|2014||7th Day||Eby Ebineser||Syamdhar|
|2015||You Too Brutus||Tovino||Roopesh Peethambaran|
|Onnam Loka Mahayudham||Jacob||Vivek Anirudh Bhai|
|Ennu Ninte Moideen||Perumpparambil Appu||R. S. Vimal||Won, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Malayalam , |
Nominated , Asianet for Best Supporting Actor - Male
Won, SIIMA Awards -Best Supporting Actor(Malayalam)
|Charlie||Georgy||Martin Prakkat||Extended Cameo|
|2016||Style||Edgar/Fletre Kelly||Binu S|
|Monsoon Mangoes||Sanjay||Abi Varghese||Cameo appearance|
|2 Penkuttikal||Jeo Baby||Jeo Baby|
|Guppy||Engineer Thejus Varkey||Johnpaul George||Won, Asiavision Awards - outstanding Performance of the year|
|Ezra||Police officer||Jayakrishnan||Post production|
|2017||Godha||Dasan||Basil Joseph||Post Production|
|Oru Mexican Aparatha||SFI leader||Tom Emmatty||Post production|
|Tick Tock||Vivek Anirudh||Announced(First time travel film in Malayalam)|
|Oru Bhayangara Kamukan||Lal Jose||Announced|
|2018||Chengazhi Nambiar||Puthumana panicker||Sidhil Subramaniam||Pre production|