Manikuttan is an Indian film and television actor. He was born Thomas James in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He had his schooling in St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Pattom, TVM and 12th from Concordia. He has done his graduation in Commerce from M.G College and came into the industry. He is one of the promising actors.
Manikuttan appeared first in the television series Kayamkulam Kochunni which was aired on Surya TV.
His first film appearance was in the Malayalam-language film Boyfriend (2005) directed by Vinayan.
Manikuttan has appeared with actors including Dileep, Mammootty, Mohanlal and Suresh Gopi. He has also appeared with Jayasurya, Indrajith and Prithviraj.