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R. Madhavan

Madhavan is an Indian actor, writer and film producer. Madhavan has received two Filmfare Awards, an award from the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards alongside recognition and nominations from other organisations. He has been described as one of the few actors in India who is able to achieve pan-Indian appeal, appearing in films from seven different languages. Madhavan began his acting career with television guest appearances, including a role on the Zee TV prime-time soap opera Banegi Apni Baat in 1996. After appearing in commercials and in small roles, he later gained recognition in the Tamil film industry through Mani Ratnam's successful romance film Alaipayuthey (2000). In addition to his acting career, Madhavan has worked as a writer on his films, hosted television programmes and has been a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.[5] He has also worked as a film producer, first making Evano Oruvan with Leukos Films, before setting up Tricolour Films to produce Saala Khadoos (2016). Madhavan is noted for his philanthropic activities and promotes various causes such as environment, health and education. He is particularly vocal about the protection of animals and was awarded PETA's Person of the Year recognition in 2012. Madhavan was born to a Tamil family. His father Ranganathan was a management executive in Tata Steel and his mother, Saroja was a manager in the Bank of India. His younger sister, Devika, is a software engineer settled in the United Kingdom.[6] He had a Tamil-speaking upbringing in Bihar.

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Jun 1, 1970 In Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Putham Pudhu Kaalai 2020-10-16
Latest Project:
In the movie Rocketry: The Nambi Effect
Known For
Poster of Nishabdham
Poster of Breathe
Poster of Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn
Poster of Om Shanti
Movie Rocketry: The Nambi Effect Nambi Narayanan
Movie Nishabdham Anthony
Movie Putham Pudhu Kaalai Narrator (segment "Ilamai Idho Idho")
Movie Savyasachi Arun Raj
Series Breathe Danny Mascarenhas
Movie Zero Srinivasan
Movie Vikram Vedha Vikram
Movie Magalir Mattum Surendar (Cameo)
Movie Irudhi Suttru Prabhu Selvaraj
Movie Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn Tom
Movie Tanu Weds Manu: Returns Manoj 'Manu' Sharma
Movie Jodi Breakers Sid
Movie Vettai Thiru Murthy
Movie Tanu Weds Manu Manoj "Manu" Sharma
Movie Teen Patti Prof. Shantanu Biswas
Movie Om Shanti RJ Maddy (extended cameo)
Movie Manmadhan Ambu Madanagopal
Movie Guru En Aalu Guru
Movie Yavarum Nalam Manohar
Movie 3 Idiots Farhan Qureshi
Movie Mumbai Meri Jaan Nikhil Agarwal
Movie Vaazhthugal T. Kadhiravan
Movie Halla Bol Himself
Movie Evano Oruvan Sridhar Vasudevan
Movie Aarya Aarya
Movie Guru Shyam Saxena
Movie Rang De Basanti Ajay Rathod
Movie Thambi Thambi Velu Thondaiman
Movie Rendu Sakthi, Kannan
Movie Priyasakhi Sandhana Krishnan (Sakhi)
Movie Ramji Londonwaley Ramnarayan Tiwari (Ramji)
Movie Aayitha Ezhuthu Inbasekaran
Movie Aethiree Subramani aka 'Bottle' Mani
Movie Nothing but Life Roby Thomas
Movie Jay Jay Jagan
Movie Priyamaana Thozhi Ashok
Movie Nala Damayanthi Ramji Narayanaswami Iyer
Movie Lesa Lesa Deva Narayanan (Guest Appearance)
Movie Anbe Sivam Anbarasu
Movie Kannathil Muthamittal Thiruchelvan
Movie Run Siva
Movie Dil Vil Pyar Vyar Krish Kumar
Movie Paarthale Paravasam Dr. Madhava
Movie Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein Madhav Shastri (Maddy)
Movie Dumm Dumm Dumm Adhithyan
Movie Minnale Rajesh Shivakumar
Movie Ennavale James Vasanthan
Movie Alaipayuthey Karthik Varadharajan
Movie Operation Cobra Inspector Ravi
Movie Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin Singer in Club (Uncredited Role)
Series Banegi Apni Baat Ashley