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R Madhavan Movies & Biography


Biography / trivia

# R. Madhavan was born on 1st June 1970 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. His original name is Madhavan Balaji Ranganathan.

# R. Madhavan appeared in many languages like Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, kannada etc.

# He was born to Ranganathan, an executive in Tata Steel and Saroja, a manager in Bank of India. He has a sister named Devika who is now settled in United Kingdom as a software engineer.

# At the age of 22 Madhavan was awarded NCC Best Cadet in Maharashtra. He later received training in Royal Army, Air Force and Navy.

# After his degree in electronics he started to teach communication and public speaking at workshops in India.

# He took some public speaking courses and later won “Indian Championship for Public Speaking”. He later represented India at Young Businessmen Conference in Japan in 1992.

# He dated Sarita Birje for few years before getting married in 1999. She was an an air hostess at that time and attended his workshop in Maharashtra. They fell in love during these days. She works as designer for Madhavan’s films.

# Madhavan hosted many television shows the most remembered show is “Deal Ya No Deal” of Sony Entertainment in 2005.

# Madhavanis a pure vegetarian and supported PETA [People for Ethical Treatment of Animals]. Madhavan was voted as “cutest male vegetarian” in 2006 by an online poll conducted by PETA.

# He is actively involved in many charity works including creating awareness of AIDS.

# Paradox Studios Limited created mobile game with Madhavan as the lead character in 2006.

# In 2007 Infosys founder N. R. Narayana Murthy asked Madhavan to be his interviewer at the India-Singapore Exposition.

Quotes

“It is wrong to assume that love marriages have a high success rate. It is also wrong to say that there is no romance in arrange marriages. My parents and in-laws had arranged marriages. I don’t think we can have the same romance in our marriage. As far as arrange marriages go, Sarita and I are meant for each other. I can’t live without her.”

“I used to refer matrimonial ads in college to find girls so that I could hit on them. And I had a love marriage. So referring Ads wasn’t required.”

“I’m very happy with the way my career is moving. I don’t think I have any complains. I’m sad that I’m no Shahrukh Khan. But I’m also very happy that I’m not a struggling actor.”

“I have always followed three principles which are very close to my heart…whether it’s for getting work, girls, or anything. First, fortune favours the brave; so you have to attempt it no matter how frightened you are. Second one is, try try and try again till you succeed; so I always try at least to put my point of views across and see what can be done. And thirdly, ‘next’; if not this one, then you will find a ‘next’ to achieve.”

“I’ve been doing exactly the same thing on every birthday. I spend the entire day with the family. I meet my parents and my wife Sarita’s parents, and we go out together.”

“I’ve gone through a lot. I wouldn’t take any money from my parents while I was trying to establish myself. I wouldn’t call it a struggle, I’d call it a journey. I’ve never gone through the depression and defeat that the word struggle implies.”

Filmography / all movies list

Year Movie
Director
Co-stars
1997 Inferno Fred Olen Ray Rick Hill,Tane McClure,Gary Graver,Deepti Bhatnagar
1999 Shanti Shanti Shanti Srinivas Abbas,Prakash Raj,Harini,Prema
2000 Alaipayuthey Mani Ratnam Jayasudha,Shalini,Arvind Swamy
- Ennavale Rajkumar Sneha,Manivannan,Ashwini
- Minnale Gautham Menon Abbas,Reema Sen,Vivek
- Dumm Dumm Dumm Alagam Perumal Jyothika,Manivannan,Vivek,Murali
2001 Parthale Paravasam Balachander Sneha,Simran,Vivek,Kamal Haasan
- Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein Gautham Menon Saif Ali Khan,Diya Mirza,Anupam Kher
2002 Kannathil Muthamittal Mani Ratnam Simran Bagga,Nandita Das,J.D. Chakravarthy
- Run Linguswamy Meera Jasmine,Atul Kulkarni,Vivek
- Dil Vil Pyar Vyar Anant Mahadevan Jimmy Shergill,Hrishita Bhatt,Namrata Shirodkar
2003 Anbe Sivam Sundar C Kamal Haasan,Kiran Rathod,Nasser
- Nala Damayanthi Mouli Geetu Mohandas,Kamal Hassan,Nassar,Jayaram
- Priyamana Thozhi Vikraman Jyothika,Sreedevi,Vijayakumar,Vineeth
- Jay Jay Saran Pooja,Reema Sen,Amoga,Kalabhavan Mani
2004 Nothing But Life Rajiv Anchal Nassar
- Aethiree Ravikumar Sadha,Kanika,Vivek,Rahman
- Aayitha Ezhuthu Mani Ratnam Siddharth Narayan,Surya Sivakumar
2005 Priyasakhi Adiyaman Sadha,Madhubala,Ramesh Khanna
- Ramji Londonwaley - Samita Bangargi
2006 Thambi Seeman Pooja,Vadivelu,Biju Menon,Manivannan
- Rang De Basanti R Om prakash Aamir Khan,Sharman Joshi,Soha Ali Khan
- Rendu Sundar C Reema Sen,Vadivelu,Anushka Shetty
2007 Guru Mani Ratnam Aishwariya Rai,Mithun Chakraborty
- Aarya Balasekaran Vadivelu,Bhavana,Prakash Raj
- Evano Oruvan Nishikanth Kamath Sangeetha,Devadarshini,Seeman
2008 Vaazhthugal Seeman Bhavana,Marudhu,Venkat Prabhu
- Yeh HaiMumbai Meri Jaan Nishikanth Kamath Kay Kay Menon,Soha Ali Khan
2009 Yavarum Nalam Vikram K. Kumar Neetu Chandra,Poonam Dhillon,Saranya
- Guru En Aalu Selvah Abbas,Mamta Mohandas,Vivek
- Sikandar Piyush Jha Parzan Dastur,Ayesha Kapoor
- 3 Idiots Rajkumar Hirani Aamir Khan,Kareena Kapoor
2010 Teen Patti Leena Yadav Amitabh Bachchan,Ben Kingsley
- Manmadan Ambu K. S. Ravikumar Kamal Haasan,Trisha
2011 Tanu Weds Manu Anand L. Rai Kangna Ranaut,Jimmy Shergill
2012 Vettai Linguswamy Arya,Sameera Reddy,Amala Paul
- Jodi Breakers Ashwini Chaudhary Bipasha Basu,Omi Vaidya

 

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71 Comments »

  1. run movies

    -> By run

  2. I LOVVVVVVE RAMJI LONDONWALE AND 3 IDIOTS

    -> By haleemah

  3. i like……….

    -> By namdev

  4. I like vaazhthugal movie.I likely madhavan character.

    -> By malathi

  5. i love all madhavan films.each &every film is special for me.MADDY ROCKS!!!

    -> By sreerekha

  6. i like jay jay & run

    -> By vijaya shanthi

  7. HAi maddy h r u iam a biggest fans
    so pls mail for you

    -> By viji

  8. Got bless you for your upcoming movies !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    -> By Balanagini

  9. Hai maddy,,
    I am biggest fan 4 u,,,,i saw all ur movies in tamil…on those my best on is JAY JAY and MINNALAE…..i

    -> By Vinoji.J

  10. when can we expect you in malayalam movie

    -> By bindu

  11. hi madhavan sir i i like your cutesmile i am big fan all the best your next comedy movie i like promo tanu weds manu good luck. atul yadav mwy maddy 9764888189# my cell number

    -> By atul yadav

  12. hi maddy, pls come 2 hollywood

    -> By ponting

  13. hi maddy, ur tanu weds manu is a febulous film and u have rocking performance on it………….i like dis movie very much thank u 4 dis wonderfull movie

    -> By mohnish

  14. I Love Maddy…….Love all his movies….Tanu Weds Manu…is superb…love his smile…deeply..madly..truely…Best wishes for his upcoming projects………Maddy Rocks…..

    -> By R.Vinanti

  15. Hai maddy most we lyk minnale,alypaythe, directed manirathnam with u.plz we asking from u minimum one romantic love films lyk minnale 1000please sir.

    -> By Rushdy

  16. love all madhavan films.each &every film is special for me,
    i like your cutesmile….

    -> By Sushil Nyayadhish

  17. maddy yar aap to pure aasman ka sbse chamkeela taara ho. rock the world best of luck

    -> By rakhi

  18. Hai maddy sir ! I’m really very big fan of you ! I like ur movies run,minnale, priyamana thozhi, rendu, 3 idiots, jay jay, etc… Run movie is my heart beat movie.

    -> By Madhu [maddy]

  19. hi maddy i am ur fan i like ur film very much, actually ur acting in every film is excellent and ur smile too.i like ur different ways of acting, of course pls act more films in tamil.

    -> By ravi

  20. i like your smaile whats your next moviu

    -> By r madhavan

  21. Hello Maddy Sir, I Like u & Ur smile very much. I like Run, Eathiri and Jay Jay. I watch this 3 movies more then 15 to 20 times. Pls send ur Photo with ur sign Pls. Pls. Pls. I am a big fan of U… Pls act More tamil movie.

    -> By Gomu

  22. I maddy i like u & ur smile vry much. Pls act more tamil movies. I like ur all flims. But run, eathiri & jay jay vry vry like. 15 to 20 times pathu irupen. I want ur photo with autograph. i want big size photo.

    -> By Gomu

  23. hi maddy,u knw my husband looks like u.smart,handsome n especially da cute teeth n smile.n he born on sept 1st

    -> By vicknes

  24. hi maddy ur film was very excellent and i like u and ur smile and no words to say

    -> By manimaran

  25. I feel that do some more in tamil and hindi,,,,movies……ur persnality is inspiring all age pepople……

    -> By Raghav

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