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Kay Kay Menon Biography

About Kay Kay Menon

Kay Kay was raised in Ambarnath & Pune, Maharashtra and graduated as an MBA (Marketing). He started his career in theatre productions which gradually moved to television acting and finally film acting. He made his film debut with Naseem (1995), followed by Bhopal Express.

Menon was first noticed by many in Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi where he was greatly appreciated with fellow newcomers Shiney Ahuja and Chitrangada Singh. He starred in Deewaar (2004) with Amitabh Bachchan. The film was a flop but his performance was appreciated . He became a known name after he starred as Bachchan's son in Sarkar (2005). The film was a box office hit and his role as a hot-tempered son was praised .

In 2006, he starred in Corporate. The film was a failure but he received much acclaim for his performance. His performance as the anguished DCP Rakesh Maria in the movie Black Friday has been widely appreciated and acclaimed. The movie, based on the book by journalist S Hussain Zaidi on the 1993 Bombay Bomb Blasts was awaiting an Indian release for almost 2 years before its final release on 9th February 2007. It was featured at the Locarno film festival and received widespread praise.  The Sunday Edition of the Indian Express described his performance as

    "Excellent as always".

The latest release is Life in a... Metro with Shilpa Shetty. He is married to TV actress Nivedita Bhattacharya whom he met during his theatre days.