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Devan (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 8, 2023

Short Biography

Devan was born 08-01-1952 in Thrissur, Kerala. He is an Indian film & television Actor and Politician who is known for his work in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu language films. 

Other Name: Devan Sreenivasan
Other Professions: Television Actor Politician Film Producer
Appearance: Malayalam Tamil Telugu

Devan Complete Bio & Career

Devan was born into a well-known family. Sreenivasan was his father and he was a public prosecutor and his mother’s name was Lalitha, who was a housewife. Sheela Shobha and Sureshbabu are his siblings. He finished his schooling from Govt Model Boys Higher Secondary School, Thrissur. He did his graduation in Science from St. Thomas College, Thrissur and also holds a post-graduate degree in Masters in Business Administration. His family has a prosperous Kalari lineage his tharavad is of the elite class. The noted Malayalam film director Ramu Kariat is his father in law.
After doing a lot of the second hero or supporting actor roles he advanced to a lead actor with his films like Aaranyakam, Simon Peter, Oozham, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam and Ninakku Vendi, His well-known movies such as Baasha, Ekalavyan, and Indraprasdham are still very popular among his fans. Till date, he has acted in over 250 films including Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu language films.
Along with a distinguished Actor, he is also a famous Statesman and is currently a leader of Kerala People’s Party.    

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Devan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Sreenivasan
Mother Lalitha
Sisters Sheela, Shobha
Brother Sureshbabu
Wife Suma Devan (Died on 12-07-2019)
Daughter Lakshmi Devan
Other Relatives Ramu Kariat (Uncle)

He was born to a lawyer father Sreenivasan and a doctor mother Lalitha. He has two sisters named Sheela and Shobha and a brother named Sureshbabu. He was married to his cousin Suma Devan, who died on 12-07-2019. With whom he has a daughter named Lakshmi Devan. Film Director Ramu Kariat is his uncle.

Life's Important Dates Of Devan

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Thrissur, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
School Govt Model Boys Higher Secondary School,Thrissur
College St. Thomas College, Thrissur
Qualification BSc and MBA
Hobbies Traveling
Marital Status Married
Debut Naadam (1983)
Best Movies Ekalavyan (1993), Vietnam Colony (1993), Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal (2007), My Big Father (2009) and Mr. Fraud (2014) among various others


Car Collections Mercedes SUV and Mahindra Scorpio


Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actor Mohanlal , Suresh Gopi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Devan

  • He was born in an aristocrat family.
  • In a career of 4 decades, he has worked in nearly 300 films.
  • Besides films, he has also acted in Malayalam TV series.

Devan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

72 years, 3months, 13 days old age Devan will turn 73 on 08 January, 2025. Only 8 months, 17 days, 4 hours,27 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Devan has celebrated the total number of 72 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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