Venu Arvind

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Venu Arvind
Born (1965-11-09) 9 November 1965 (age 57)[1]
OccupationStage artist, television and film actor, dubbing artist, director
Years active1985-2019
Spouse(s)Shoba
(m.1987-present)
Children2 (Veena, Vijay)

Venu Arvind is a Tamil television and film actor. He is known for his roles in television serials of K. Balachander and Kovai Anuradha.He initially gained popularity as lead hero of television serials with Costly Mappilai (1996), Green Signal (1997) both directed by Kovai Anuradha.Then K. Balachander directed him in Kadhal Pagadai (1997), Kasalavu Nesam (1999).

He played the leading antagonist Ranga in the television soap Alaigal.[2]

He debuted as a director with the film Sabash Sariyaana Potti. He is married to Shoba since 1987 and the couple have two children, a daughter, Veena and a son, Vijay. He was the first TV actor to win kalaimamani award in 2007.[3]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

As actor
Year Film Role Notes
1983 Muthu Engal Sothu
1984 Nyayam Ketkiren
1985 Andha Oru Nimidam Inspector Raju
1985 Padikkadha Pannaiyar Pannaiyar's son
1998 Iniyavale
2000 Alaipayudhey ACP Arumugam
2001 Ennavale Kumar
2001 Narasimha
2006 Vallavan
2007 Naalaiya Pozhuthum Unnodu Sakthi's uncle
2007 Vegam
2010 Azhukkan Azhagakiran
As director
As dubbing artist

Television serials[edit | edit source]

Television series Year Role Director Notes
Nilapenn 1990s, Doordarshan Chennai
Costly Maapilai 1996 Kalyanraman Kovai Anuradha This serial made him a household name.
Green Signal 1997 Boosted his popularity even more.
Rishimoolam
Raghuvamsam
Kadhal Pagadai 1997 Raj Babu K. Balachander As Varadarajan's lovestruck brother in love with Sithara (Mohini)
Kasalavu Nesam 1999 Gautham
Alaiosai 2001–2004
Vazhkkai 2000–2001 Prabhakar Venkat
Irandaam Chanakyan 2001-2002 Thiagarajan / Kumar Bombay Chanakya As the main antagonist
Alaigal 2001–2003 Rangarajan "Ranga/Raja" Sundar K. Vijayan Venu Arvind earned acclaim for his portrayal of the anti-hero Ranga who avenges his aunt Kalyani (Vadivukkarasi) and her family for disinherting his mother
Agnisakshi 2002
Janani 2003 Sundar K. Vijayan
Adugiran Kannan 2003-2005 Arvind Krishna Badri
Sivamayam 2004–2005 Pandian
Selvi / Arasi 2005–2009 Ganesan Jayadev "GJ/Deva" Sundhar K.Vijayan and P. Samuthrakani
Manjal Mahimai 2007–2008 Sanjay K Rajeev Prasad
Vani Rani 2013–2018 Bhoominathan C J Bhaskar
Kuttiz 2018–2019 Rajeev Pavithran
Chandrakumari 2019 Neelakantan O N Rathnam

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.nettv4u.com/celebrity/tamil/tv-actor/venu-arvind
  2. Chitra Swaminathan (24 March 2003). "Serialised success". The Hindu.
  3. https://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/the-dark-knight/article3332410.ece