R. Madhavan

R. Madhavan


1970-06-01 male Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India Homepage

Madhavan is an Indian actor, writer and film producer. Madhavan has received two Filmfare Awards, an award from the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards alongside recognition and nominations from other organisations. He has been described as one of the few actors in India who is able to achieve pan-Indian appeal, appearing in films from seven different languages. Madhavan began his acting career with television guest appearances, including a role on the Zee TV prime-time soap opera Banegi Apni Baat in 1996. After appearing in commercials and in small roles, he later gained recognition in the Tamil film industry through Mani Ratnam's successful romance film Alaipayuthey (2000). In addition to his acting career, Madhavan has worked as a writer on his films, hosted television programmes and has been a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.[5] He has also worked as a film producer, first making Evano Oruvan with Leukos Films, before setting up Tricolour Films to produce Saala Khadoos (2016). Madhavan is noted for his philanthropic activities and promotes various causes such as environment, health and education. He is particularly vocal about the protection of animals and was awarded PETA's Person of the Year recognition in 2012. Madhavan was born to a Tamil family. His father Ranganathan was a management executive in Tata Steel and his mother, Saroja was a manager in the Bank of India. His younger sister, Devika, is a software engineer settled in the United Kingdom.[6] He had a Tamil-speaking upbringing in Bihar.


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Rang De Basan.. 2006 7.4

Bollywood

157
min
Rang De Basanti
After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's ...More.
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3 Idiots 2009 7.9

Bollywood

170
min
3 Idiots
In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold....More.
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Tanu Weds Man.. 2011 6.8

Bollywood

119
min
Tanu Weds Manu
Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him..
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Jodi Breakers.. 2012 6.6

Bollywood

0
min
Jodi Breakers
Jodi Breakers is a Hindi film directed by Ashwini Chaudhary featurring R Madhavan and Bipasha Basu in the leading roles with Omi Vaidya and Dipannita ...More.
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Tanu Weds Man.. 0000 7.1

Bollywood

128
min
Tanu Weds Manu Returns
After Tanu and Manu's marriage breaks apart, the latter finds himself smitten by Datto, a lookalike of his ex-wife. But the estranged couple's feeling...More.
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Vikram Vedha 2017 7.6

Hindi Dubbed

147
min
Vikram Vedha
A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in ...More.
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Nishabdham 2020 6.5

126
min
Nishabdham
Seattle PD is investigating the murder of a man and Sakshi, a deaf and mute artist, and her husband Antony, a renowned cello player, are related to it...More.
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Maara 2021 6.7

Tamil

0
min
Maara
A young woman runs away from home to avoid getting married and rents a room. She finds a sketchbook of the previous occupant, which reveals an incompl...More.
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