Madhavan Balaji Ranganathan, higher generally known as R. Madhavan, is an Indian actor, author, tv host and movie producer.
R. Madhavan was born on Monday, 1 June 1970 (age 50 years; as in 2020) in Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand). His zodiac signal is Gemini. He did his education from Jamshedpur’s D.B.M.S. English Faculty and went to Rajaram Faculty, Kolhapur, Maharashtra to pursue B.Sc. in Electronics.
Initially, he wished to affix the Indian Military and through his faculty days, he actively participated within the extra-curricular navy coaching.
On the age of twenty-two, he was recognised as one of many main NCC cadets in Maharashtra and received a visit to England with seven different cadets. There, he acquired coaching with the British Military, the Royal Navy, and the Royal Air Drive. Nevertheless, he couldn’t be a part of the programme as he had crossed the age cut-off by six months.
Madhavan, then, returned to India and began instructing public talking and character growth abilities at a workshop in Kolhapur. Subsequently, he enrolled himself in Mumbai’s Kishinchand Chellaram Faculty to pursue a post-graduation in Public Talking. Whereas he was doing his post-graduation, Madhavan bought an opportunity to signify India on the Younger Businessmen Convention in Tokyo, Japan in 1992. In the meantime, he created his portfolio for a modelling company.
Top: 5’ 10½”
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Mild Brown
Household, Caste & Spouse
R. Madhavan belongs to a Tamil Brahmin Household. His father, Ranganathan Seshadri, labored as an government in Tata Metal. His mom, Saroja, was a supervisor on the Financial institution of India. He has a sister, Devika, who’s a software program engineer.
Madhavan met Sarita Birje for the primary time in 1991 on the public talking workshop in Mumbai, the place he used to show communication to the scholars. The duo began relationship one another after the completion of Sarita’s course and tied the knot in 1999. The couple has a son Vedaant.
Madhavan began his profession in modelling in 1996. His first modelling project was a industrial for talcum powder for which he bought paid Rs. 100. Subsequent, he made small appearances within the TV serials like “Xmas Love Tales,” “Banegi Apni Baat,” and “Ghar Jamai.”
Subsequently, he gained recognition within the Tamil Movie Trade with Mani Ratnam’s “Alaipayuthey” (2000). He then did notable roles in “Minnale” and “Dumm Dumm Dumm.” In 2002, he achieved industrial success along with his position within the motion drama “Run.” He starred reverse Kamal Hassan in Anbe Sivam and earned two awards for Finest Supporting Actor. In 2004, he performed the antagonist within the Tamil Movie “Aayutha Ezhuthu.” The movie earned him his first Filmfare Award.
Madhavan made his Bollywood debut in 2001 with the movie “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein.” Subsequent, he appeared in supporting roles in three extremely profitable movies “Rang De Basanti” (2006), “Guru” (2007) and “3 Idiots” (2009).
In 2011, he performed the lead position within the romantic-comedy “Tanu Weds Manu.” The movie was a field workplace hit and his efficiency was critically acclaimed. Subsequently, he took a break from appearing and returned to the large display screen after a sabbatical of three years. In 2015, he portrayed the position of Manoj ‘Manu’ Sharma in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns.”
Madhavan has even labored as an anchor within the present “Tol Mol Ke Bol.”
- Filmfare Award for Finest South Male Debut for the movie Alaipayuthey
- Filmfare Award for Finest Tamil Supporting Actor for the movie Aaytha Ezhuthu
- Filmfare Award for Finest Tamil Actor for the movie Irudhi Suttru
- Filmfare Award for Critics’ Finest Tamil Actor for Vikram Vedha
Automotive & Bike Assortment
Madhavan owns a BMW 7-Collection automotive. He additionally owns Yamaha V-max and BMW K1600 GTL bikes.
- Meals: Thayir Saadham, Pani Puri
- Movies: Taare Zameen Par, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Baahubali
- His hobbies embrace enjoying golf and biking.
- Madhavan is usually noticed ingesting alcohol and smoking cigarette on numerous events.
- He follows a vegetarian food regimen.
- His son, Vedaant, is a nationwide degree swimmer who has received 3 golds and one silver on the Junior Nationals Swim meet.
- Madhavan has climbed Mount Cook dinner in New Zealand.
- In 1988, he bagged a scholarship from Rajaram Faculty to signify India in Stettler, Alberta, Canada as a cultural ambassador.
- Though he made his Bollywood debut with the movie “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein” (2001), his first Bollywood movie was “Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin” (1996), wherein he performed a small position as a singer.
- He endorses PETA and in July 2006, he acquired the title of ‘cutest male vegetarian’ by PETA’s on-line ballot.
- He is without doubt one of the in style actors who’ve labored in 7 completely different languages movies.
- His spouse, Sarita, has labored as a fancy dress designer in just a few of his movies.
- He is without doubt one of the high 3 actors with the utmost variety of entries within the record of top-rated 10 Indian movies with Anbe Sivam and Vikram Vedha. The opposite two actors with probably the most movies in that record are Aamir Khan and Kamal Haasan.
- In 2003, Madhavan was forged for the lead position within the movie “Vivaah” by director Sanjay Dayma. Reportedly, Hrithik was additionally approached for the movie to play the opposite lead however the movie was by no means made.
- Madhavan was provided the position of Jimmy Shergill within the movie “My Identify Is Khan” however he couldn’t do the position as its capturing dates have been clashing along with his movie ‘3 Idiots.’
- Madhavan was not the primary alternative for Shyam Benegal’s shelved movie “Ganga.” The position was initially provided to Govinda.
- In 2016, Lepra India signed Madhavan as its goodwill ambassador to advertise motion in opposition to leprosy.
- In 2017, Madhavan delivered speeches as part of the annual India Convention at Harvard College.
- The actor additionally has some online game characters primarily based on him. Madhavan’s MIG and Madhavan are the 2 lead characters of video games launched by Paradox Studios Restricted.
- Madhavan is an energetic philanthropist. He has lent his help for the Chennai-based charity, The Banyan and has additionally appeared in charity musicals. As soon as as a visitor cook dinner, Madhavan, cooked dosas and helped increase forty-five thousand rupees for charity in Chennai.
- In 2007, he performed golf together with Amitabh Bachchan and Mani Ratnam for a celeb charity occasion.
- He’s fondly known as Maddy by his followers.
- In 2019, his son, Vedaant, represented India on the Asian Age Video games and received a silver medal.