actor, writer, director

Madhavan was born on Jun 01, 1970 in India. Madhavan's big-screen debut came with Inferno directed by Fred Olen Ray in 1997, strarring Inspector Ravi. Madhavan is known for Rocketry: The Nambi Effect directed by Madhavan, Madhavan stars as Nambi Narayanan and Simran as Meena Narayanan. Madhavan has got 12 awards and 17 nominations so far. The most recent award Madhavan achieved is IWM Digital Awards. The upcoming new movie Madhavan plays is Dhokha which will be released on Sep 23, 2022.

Ranganathan Madhavan was born on June 01, 1970, to businessman R. Iyengar and his wife R. Saroja in a Tamil family. He is an Indian actor, writer, film director and producer.At the age of 18, his college entrusted him with the responsibility of representing India as a Cultural Ambassador to Canada.A year later, he and three others from his college were sent to Britain as army cadets and received training in the royal army, navy, and Air Force.While conducting courses on public speaking, he met Saritha, an Air Hostess and both got married 7 years later. Their first child, a son, Vedaant, was born in 2005.A vegetarian and animal lover, he is a brand ambassador for PETA. He is fluent in English, Hindi, and Tamil.Before making his appearance on the tinsel screen, he was popular on the idiot box on Sony's Deal Ya No Deal (2005). Having done close to 1800 episodes of various soaps on varied National Networks, he subsequently also appeared as the main character in a mobile game.He made his debut with Inferno (1997) in 1998, and since then acted in nearly 48 movies in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada. He is popularly known as the 'chocolate hero', and his most popular film is 3 Idiots (2009) where he starred opposite Aamir Khan and Sharman Joshi.

  • Birthday

    Jun 01, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Jamshedpur, Bihar, India

Known For


12 wins & 17 nominations

IWM Digital Awards
Best Actor in a Comic Role in a Web Series
Winner - Jury Award
Filmfare Awards South
Best Actor (Critics)
Winner - Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry
Best Actor
Winner - Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry
Best Actor
Winner - Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows