The son of film actors Jayaram and Parvathy, Kalidas made his debut with the Malayalam film Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal (2000) at the age of 7. Later he starred in the film Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum (2003) . He was born to actors Jayaram and Parvathy. He has a younger sister Malavika Jayaram. He had his primary education till tenth from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai and plus two from Choice School, Cochin, Kerala. He received his bachelor's degree in Visual Communication from Loyola College, Chennai. He is currently shooting for his second tamil film called Meen Kuzhambum Mann Paanaiyum.