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Cheran Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 15, 2019

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Short Biography

Cheran was born on 12-12-1970 in Melur, Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Film Actor & Screenwriter who is best known for his work in Tamil cinema. He is a contestant of Bigg Boss Tamil season 3 in 2019.

Cheran Complete Bio & Career

Cheran came to Chennai to pursue his career in films. Initially he started career as a Production manager in some movies. In the film Puriyaadha Pudhir, he worked as an assistant director to Director K. S. Ravikumar. He was promoted as an associate director from Cheran Pandiyan to Nattamai. He also associated with Kamal Haasan in the movie Mahanadi as an associate director. He made his directorial debut in Bharathi Kannamma a break to his film career through Producer Henry. The film met many controversies. In spite of it, the film was a big box office hit and gave a break to the sinking career of actor Parthiban
Cheran first began work on a film titled Autograph in 2001, with actor Vikram revealing he had signed on to portray the lead role in the project; though, he later opted out as a result of scheduling problems. In 2004, he directed and produced the film Autograph besides enacting the lead role in it. The film was screened four times at the Montreal World Film Festival, Canada, an honour which he shares with Kamal Haasan and Maniratnam. He was recently seen in the film titled Thirumanam, In 2019, he also participated in the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil season 3.
Cheran turned publisher with the Tamil novel Porum Valiyum (War & Pain). The novel is an emotional account of a war-torn Sri Lanka. The author Savitri Advithanandhan account was so touching that he decided that the book should reach all people. And as a first step, he launched the publishing house Cheran Noolagam.

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Cheran Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Pandiyan and Kamala. He is married to Selvarani and together the couple has 2 daughters named Dhamini and Priyadarshini.

Life's Important Dates Of Cheran

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Pazhaiyurpatty, Melur, Madurai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil -Bharathi Kannamma (1997)
Best Movies Porkkaalam (1997), Pandavar Bhoomi (2001), Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005), Pokkisham (2009), and Thirumanam (2019)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Ajith Kumar
Favorite Food Idli

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Cheran

  • He started his career as a Production Manager in movies.
  • He is multitalented and besides writing the film scripts, he has also served as director, producer, and actor.
  • He has founded Cinema2Home (C2H) to curb the copyright infringement in Tamil cinema.

Cheran Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

52 years, 9months, 20 days old age Cheran will turn 53 on 12 December, 2023. Only 2 months, 9 days, 9 hours,44 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Cheran has celebrated the total number of 53 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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