Sreekumar was born in Jagathy, Thiruvananthapuram. He is the son of Malayalam dramatist and writer N. K. Achary (1924–1997) (also fondly known as Jagathy) and his wife Prasanna from the famed Edavancaud family of Mavelikkara. N. K. Achary was an All India Radio employee. Even from childhood, Jagathy Sreekumar had the dream of becoming an actor. Jagathy attended the Model School in Trivandrum, and graduated with a bachelor's degree from Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum.
Born on: 5 January, 1951
Born in: Trivandrum, Kerala, India