Mohammed Azeem is an Indian actor, VJ, and an anchor, who primarily appears in Tamil television shows. He is well-known for appearing as Arjun in the television show Pagal Nilavu on Star Vijay (May 2016). In October 2022, Azeem participated in the Tamil version of Colors’ reality television show Bigg Boss season 6.
Mohammed Azeem was born on Saturday, 15 December 1990 (age 32 years; as of 2022) in Arumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Azeem attended Asan Memorial Matric Higher Secondary School in Chennai. He pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science at D.G.Vaishnav college in Chennai. After completing his graduation, Azeem enrolled himself at Loyola College in Chennai to earn a Master of Science degree in visual communication.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 42″, Waist 33″, Biceps 16″
Mohammed Azeem belongs to a Muslim family.
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about Azeem’s father. His mother’s name is Jannath.
Mohammed Azeem with his mother
Azeem has a brother, Mohammed Aadhil.
Mohammed Azeem with Mohammed Aadhil
Wife & Children
In 2018, Mohammed Azeem got married to his girlfriend, Syed Zoya.
Mohammed Azeem with his wife
Together, they have a son, Rayyan Kareem.
Mohammed Azeem with his son Rayyan Kareem
In 2021, due to some unknown reason, Azeem and Zoya parted ways, and they legally got divorced by mutual consent. Azeem, through a post on his Instagram account, shared the news on social media, which read,
Hello All! I wanted to Make it clear that I’m Officially Separated & Divorced by the Court of Mutual concern on Both our sides! Kindly Do not as any Personal Questions Regarding my Marital Status anymore !”
In 2017, it was rumoured that Mohammed Azeem was in a relationship with his co-star, Shivani Narayanan.
Mohammed Azeem with Shivani Narayanan
Together, they acted in two serials, ‘Pagal Nilavu’ and ‘Kadaikutty Singam,’ and they participated as a pair in the dance reality show Jodi Number One: Fun Unlimited. As per sources, it was speculated that the reason behind Azeem’s divorce is his proximity to Shivani. However, Azeem denied the rumours, and he clarified that there is not any kind of romantic relationship between the two.
Mohammed Azeem follows Islam.
An Instagram post shared by Mohammed Azeem in which he is seen celebrating Ramadan with his son
During his college days, Azeem started working as a video jockey for Radio One, which is an Indian commercial radio network. In 2008, before pursuing an acting career, Azeem started working as a video jockey (VJ) for a television show on Zee Tamil. In 2010, after working for two years with Zee Tamil, he switched to Moon TV as a producer cum host for a television show. In 2012, Azeem appeared as an anchor for a television show on Sun TV.
Mohammed Azeem anchoring a show on Sun TV
In 2012, Azeem made his acting debut with the television show Maya as Ashwin alongside Vani Bhojan on Jaya TV.
Poster of Mohammed Azeem’s debut television show Maya on Jaya TV
In 2013, he appeared in two television shows Pirivom Santhippom as Karthi and Deivam Thandha Veedu as Charan on Star Vijay. In May 2016, Azeem shot to fame when he appeared as Arjun in the television show Pagal Nilavu on Star Vijay.
Mohammed Azeem in a still from the television show Pagal Nilavu
Later, he appeared in a few shows like Niram Maratha Pookkal as Ramakrishnan on Zee Tamil (2019), Kadaikutty Singam as Maruthu on Star Vijay (2019), and Poove Unakkaga as Kathiravan Shivanarayanan on Sun TV (2021).
In 2018, Azeem participated in season 10 of the dance reality show Jodi Number One: Fun Unlimited along with Shivani Narayanan on Star Vijay. The show’s contestants, who participated in pairs, were celebrities from the television industry. Azeem and Shivani were the 3rd runner-ups of the show.
Mohammed Azeem and Shivani Narayanan in the dance reality show Jodi Number One: Fun Unlimited
In October 2022, Azeem appeared as a contestant in the sixth season of Bigg Boss Tamil on Star Vijay.
Mohammed Azeem in Big Boss Tamil season 6
- 2012: Best performer of the Year Award for the television show Maya
- 2017: Favorite On-Screen Pair along with Shivani Narayanan for the television show Pagal Nilavu
- 2018: Best & Favorite Budding Pair along with Shivani Narayanan for the television show Pagal Nilavu
- 2018: Favorite Male Actor for the television show Pagal Nilavu
Mohammed Azeem with his Vijay Award of Favorite Male Actor for the television show Pagal Nilavu
- In October 2020, it was speculated that Azeem would enter the reality show Big Boss Tamil season 4, which already had his rumoured girlfriend Shivani Narayanan in the house from the beginning. However, he couldn’t make it to the show as he was quarantined for a few days for some unknown reasons. He shared the news with his fans through an Instagram story, which read,
Guys I’m not going to Bigg Boss 4 Due to Pressures & Issues…Thats all i can say now. Sorry to disappoint my Lovable Fans & Friends who i Owe alot. Thanks for all the love &support you guys showered on me.”
- In July 2021, a 26-year-old woman, a resident of Usilampatti in Tamil Nadu, was tricked of Rs 2.56 lakh by a con man, who connected with the victim by sending her a friend request on Facebook by the name of Mohammed Azeem. The victim was delighted to receive the friend request from her favourite actor. After chatting for a few days, the man started asking for money from the woman on account of some emergency need. The woman, without cross-checking the identity of the man, kept sending a certain amount of money at regular intervals. After she was blocked by the man, the victim soon realized that she has been cheated, and immediately she registered the case with the district police.
- Azeem’s favourite actor is Ajith.