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Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, popularly known as Innocent, is an Indian film actor and politician. He is currently serving as the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Chalakudy. He is one of the most successful actors in Malayalam cinema and is noted for his witty mannerisms and dialogue delivery in the typical Thrissur accent. He has acted in over 300 films and has won 3 Kerala State Film Awards. Innocent won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency as an independent candidate supported by the Left Democratic Front (LDF).

Personal Life

Full Name Innocent
Date of Birth 04 Mar 1948 (Age 74)
Place of Birth Irinjalakuda, Distt. Thrissur, Kerala
Party name Independent
Education 8th Pass
Profession Film Artist and Writer
Father's Name Shri Thekkethala Varied
Mother's Name Smt. Margalitha
Spouse's Name Smt. Alice Innocent
Children 1 Son(s) 2 Daughter(s)


Permanent address Thekkethala House, South Bazar,Irinjalakuda, Thrissura-680121,KeralaTel : (0484) 245264409013869210, 09846070001 (M)
Present address 301, Kaveri, Dr. B.D. Marg,New Delhi-110001Tel : (011) 23721833 09013869210 (M)
Email innocent.mp@sansad.nic.in

Interesting Facts about Innocent

He is interested in Indian arts and culture

Political Timeline of Innocent

  • 2019
    He lost in the Lok sabha elections with a margin of 132274 votes to UDF candidate Benny Behanan.
  • 2014
    Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers.
  • 2014
    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  • 2014
    Member, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice.
  • 2014
    He was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha after defeating P C Chacko of Indian National Congress party from Chalakudy constituency as an independent candidate supported by LDF.
  • 1979
    Sri Innocent became the Municipal Councillor, Irinjalakuda Municipality.

Innocent Early Life

  • 2009
    Best Actor – Patham Nilayile Theevandi


He was the President of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists
Net Worth6.62 CRORE
Liabilities13.03 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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