Rinosh George is an Indian rapper, composer, director, and actor who became famous after his song I’m a Mallu and film Nonsense. He was a participant in the reality TV show Bigg Boss Malayalam 5 in 2023.
Rinosh George was born in 1992 (age 31 years; as of 2023) in Ernakulam, Kerala, India. He was interested in music since childhood and used to sing gospels in church. He studied at Shanthiniketan High School, De Paul International Residential School, and Christ School in Bengaluru. He completed his pre-university at Krupanidhi Pre-University College, Bengaluru. He pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the Oxford College of Arts in Bengaluru from 2011 to 2014; however, he dropped out in the final year of his graduation to pursue a career in music.
Height (approx.): 6′ 0″
Weight (approx.): 80 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 42″, Waist 32″, Biceps 17″
He was born into a middle-class family.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is TJ George, and his mother’s name is Rosy George.
Wife & Children
He is unmarried.
He is single.
He follows Christianity.
Rinosh George started writing songs at a very young age. He used to watch songs on MTV during childhood and liked the songs of Shaan and other singers. He started working as a professional DJ in 2009. He formed a band during his college days with two of his friends named Syed Faizan Ahmed and Syed Viqar Ahmed and took part in a cultural program. They were initially booed by the crowd which also threw paper pellets at them; however, they soon started grooving to the trio’s songs. They participated in several fests after that and won many awards.
He recorded a few of his songs when he was studying in college, made around 1000 CDs and distributed them for free in an attempt to create a fanbase. His debut single was Believe which did not work very well. He also worked as a vocal music teacher at the ADON Institute Of Music, Bengaluru from June 2012 to December 2014. He released a Hindi song Meri Jaan and an international song Sunrise with American rapper BanG Gully and Bangladeshi rapper Shree Sen. He felt a strong need to pursue a career in music during the final year of his graduation, hence he dropped out of college. He released a few videos; however, those songs did not get popular.
He rose to fame with his song ‘This is Bengaluru’ which became viral and has more than 1.5 million views on YouTube. The video was shot on the streets of Bengaluru and was well-liked by fans.
He worked as a voice-over artist and a radio jockey at Timbre Media from January 2015 to September 2017. He was trying to find roles in Malayalam films when his friend and actor Paul Mathew advised him to sing a song in Malayalam to gain an audience from Kerala. He liked the idea, and in June 2016, he released his song ‘I’m a Mallu’ which became a huge hit and has gained cult status as an anthem for Malayali people and has been viewed by more than 9 million people on YouTube. He wrote about the Malayali culture, food, and lifestyle and tried to break the stereotypes about Keralites.
He worked as a radio jockey at 101.3 Gold FM in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from February 2018 to September 2018 to support his family after which he came back to India to make a career as a singer. In October 2018, he gave a performance at the fest named THARANG 2018 of MG University. In November 2018, he released a song for the grooming brand Beardo which also became very popular.
He released several hit songs like Kalayullavante Cinema (2019), Love We’ll Find (2020), and Oh Machane (2023).
He made his debut as an actor in 2018 with the Malayali film Nonsense starring him and Shruti Ramachandran in the lead roles which was directed by MC Jithin and produced by Johny Sagariga. He played the role of a student named Arun Jeevan who is not interested in studies and is called Nonsense by his teachers. The film featured BMX cycling and is one of the first films on this theme. His role was well-liked by fans and critics, and it was screened at the International Children’s Film Festival of Kerala 2019. He composed and sang the songs in the film, and the song Break Free also became a huge hit.
In 2023, Rinosh George made his debut in the TV industry as a contestant in the reality TV show Bigg Boss Malayalam 5, which aired on Asianet.
He owns a Hero Honda Karizma R.
- Singer(s): Bryan Adams, Beyonce, Michael Jackson
- Actress(s): Rima Kallingal, Priyamani, Mamta Mohandas, Poornima Indrajith
- He is a fitness freak and posts videos of working out on social media regularly.
- His parents were anxious about his career choice initially; however, after a few of his songs became viral, they also became confident that he would become a superstar.
- He became a huge fan of Hrithik Roshan after watching the film Kaho Naa Pyar Hai and used to wear a fishnet shirt like him.
- He once fractured his hand during an accident in 2015.
- In 2018, he said in an interview that he was offered various roles in films; however, he wants to act in films which make a positive impact on society.
- His song Oh Machane was filmed at an actual wedding.