Devarajan Varadarajan

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Devarajan Varadarajan
Devarajan
Born Devarajan Varadarajan
(1980-05-23) 23 May 1980 (age 34)
Singapore
Occupation Actor, Singer, Director
Years active 2005–present
Spouse(s) Mary Josephine John
Website
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Devarajan Varadarajan (Dev) is an Award Winning Singaporean Actor, Singer and Director.

Career[edit]

In 2004 Devarajan took part in Vasantham Star, a Tamil Idol competition in the mold of the American Idol reality show. He finished the competition among the top ten finalists that year. In 2007, Devarajan took part in Vasantham Star again, determined to improve on his last experience and finished the competition 2nd Runner Up. Devarajan then went on to act, sing and present television programmes for Mediacorp Vasantham, the local Tamil channel in Singapore.

In 2010, Devarajan auditioned for the role of "Dynesh" in Mediacorp Channel 5's Point of Entry and landed the role. He then went on to make his mark in the series as a lovable, strong and comedic character who brought smiles to audiences and viewers. In 2012, Devarajan won the Highly Commended Best Supporting Actor[1] at the Asian Television Awards[2] for his portrayal of "Dynesh" in Point of Entry Season 2. Devarajan is one of 3 characters retained in the series from the very first season.

In 2013, Devarajan started writing Screenplays and Directing. He wrote and directed his first short film, "Emily"[3] which has been completed and he is working on a new feature film to be released in 2015 under the working title "Kickback". Devarajan has also co-written a script titled "Broken and Entered[4]" which is currently in pre production. Devarajan is managed by BEAM[5] Artiste Management.

Awards[edit]

  • 2012 - Highly Commended Best Supporting Actor[1] (Asian Television Awards)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Asian Television Awards 2013". ata.onscreenasia.com. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Asian Television Awards (Asian TV Awards, ATA) - Official Site". ata.onscreenasia.com. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Emily (2013) - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Broken and Entered (2014) - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "BEAM ARTISTES". beam.com.sg. Retrieved 19 January 2014.