Actor Madhavan was born on 1 June 1970 in Jamshedpur, India, to a Tamil family.He is an Indian actor, writer, film producer and television host. Madhavan has received two Filmfare Awards, an award from the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards alongside recognition and nominations from other organisations. His younger sister, Devika, is a software engineer settled in the United Kingdom. He had a Tamil-speaking upbringing in Bihar.
He also won the Indian Championship for Public Speaking and subsequently represented India at the Young Businessmen Conference in Tokyo, Japan in 1992.In early 1996, Actor Madhavan did a sandalwood talc advertisement for Santosh Sivan, who later recommended him to Mani Ratnam for a screen test for a role in Iruvar.
He has been a keen golf player, appearing in a celebrity charity event in 2007 and has played alongside actor Amitabh Bachchan and director Mani Ratnam. His experiences flying Cessna planes when he was with National Cadet Corps, also led to a passion for aero-modelling, claiming it justified his decision to pursue a degree in electronics.
|Born||Madhavan Balaji Ranganathan
1 June 1970
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
|Occupation||Actor, writer, producer, television presenter|
|Spouse(s)||Sarita Birje (1999–present)|