R. Madhavan Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wife, Net worth

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R. Madhavan (Maddy, Ranganathan Madhavan)

Last Updated: 13 May, 2022 | Views: 152

Age: 52

Profession: Actor

Other Profession(s): Writer, Producer, Television Host, Director

Higher Education: B.Sc in Electronics

Net Worth: $14 Million

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
01 Jan, 1970
Birth Country
Birth State/Province
Birth District
East Singhbhum
Birth Place
Birth Sign

About R. Madhavan

About (Profile/Biography)

Ranganathan Madhavan is an actor, director, producer, and writer best known for his work in Hindi and Tamil films. Madhavan has received three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and four Filmfare South Awards. He has been defined as one of India's few actors capable of achieving pan-Indian appeal and made appearances in films in seven different languages.

In 1999, Madhavan married Sarita Birje before entering the mainstream film industry.


In 1996 – Madhavan debuted with a small role in the film "Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin."

In 2000 – Madhavan's breakthrough as an actor came with the success of his film "Alaipayuthey."

In 2004 – He appeared in the film "Run," which was a big success for him.

In 2006 – He acted with Amir Khan in the film "Rang De Basanti," which became a box-office blockbuster.

In 2015 – Madhavan starred alongside Kangana Ranaut in the film "Tanu Weds Manu Returns," which grossed ₹2.43 billion (US$32 million) globally, making it one of the top-grossing Bollywood films of the year.

Achievements and Awards

• In 2000 – He won the Filmfare Award For Best Male Debut – South for the film "Alaipayuthey."

• In 2004 – Madhavan received Filmfare Award For Best Supporting Actor – Tamil for the film "Aaytha Ezhuthu."

• In 2017 – His performance in the film "Vikram Vedha" earned him the Filmfare Award For Best Actor (Critics) – South.

Unknown Facts

• Madhavan is a vegetarian who was named the "Hottest Vegetarian" by PETA in 2010! He is an animal lover, so this is hardly surprising.

• He enjoys golf and is reportedly very good at it. In 2017, Madhavan won the qualification round of the Mumbai leg of the Mercedes Trophy Golf Meet and was even eligible for the National Finals.

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeter 179 cm
In Meters 1.79 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 73 kg
In Pounds 160 Ibs
Body Measurements (Approx.)
Chest : 43 Inches
Waist :30 Inches
Biceps :13 Inches
Eye Colour
Light Brown
Hair Colour

Family Details

Father's Name
Ranganathan Seshadri
Mother's Name
Sarita Birje

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