Sanjeev (Tamil actor)

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Sanjeev
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Sanjeev after winning Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards for The Most Entertaining Actor of Television for Thirumathi Selvam - 2011
Born Sanjeev
Occupation Tamil Television Actor, Film Actor & Television host
Years active 1998-Present
Spouse(s) Preethi Srinivasan(2009-Present)
Children Laya

Sanjeev is a film actor and leading Tamil Television Actor. He is known for his role as Selvam in Superhit Tamil drama serial on Sun TV titled Thirumathi Selvam(2007-2013) in which he starred opposite Abitha. He has also appeared as Vijay's friend in a number of movies.

Personal Life[edit]

Sanjeev is a close friend of Kollywood Actor Vijay. Both of them did their Visual Communications at Loyola. He is the nephew of late actress Manjula Vijayakumar. His other friends in the industry are Deepak Dinkar and Shree. Sanjeev married leading Television Actress Preethi Srinivasan in the year 2009 which was a love-cum-arranged marriage.

Career[edit]

Sanjeev started his career doing supporting roles playing Vijay's friend in most of the movies. He entered the Television industry with the serial Metti Oli in which he played a negative role in 2002. After doing a number of negative and supporting characters, he got his break with Thirumathi Selvam(2007-2013) in which he played the Main lead for the first time. He starred with Abitha in the show and it was directed by S Kumaran and produced by Vikatan Televistas. He is known to Tamil families as Selvam, the character he portrayed in the series. The show was a Superhit and rose him to popularity among Tamil audience and his performance in the show was well appreciated and well received. He has received number of Awards including one Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Television Actor in 2009 and Sun Kudumbam Award for Best Actor 2010 for his performance in Thirumathi Selvam.

Television[edit]

Television series Year Channel Description
Nambikkai 2001-2003 Sun TV Supporting Role
Metti Oli 2002-2005 Sun TV Negative Role
Annamalai 2002-2005 Sun TV Negative Role
Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha 2003-2007 Sun TV Negative Role
Anandham 2003-2009 Sun TV Supporting Role
Manaivi 2004-2006 Sun TV Negative Role
Veppilaikkari 2005-2007 Sun TV Socio-mythological Weekly Drama
Penn 2006 Sun TV Negative Role
Thirumathi Selvam 2007-2013 Sun TV As Lead Actor Co-starring Abitha
Manikoondu 2008 Sun TV As Lead Actor Co-starring Sreeja Chandran
Kalasam 2008-2009 Sun TV Supporting Role
Sivasakthi 2008-2009 Sun TV Negative Role
Vilakku Vacha Nerathula 2009-2011 Kalaignar TV As Lead Actor Co-starring Sujitha
Idhayam 2009-2012 Sun TV As Lead Actor Co-starring Nithya Das
Aval 2011-2013 STAR Vijay As Lead Actor Co-starring Mahalakshmi
Thulasi 2011-2013 Zee Tamil As Lead Actor Co-starring Chandra Lakshman
Karai May 2014 Sun TV As Lead Actor

Sanjeev is the host of the Dance reality show Maanada Mayilada on Kalaignar TV directed by Kala Master(From 2007-Present)

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Language Role Description
1998 Nilaave Vaa Tamil Baasha Supporting Role as Vijay's friend
2001 Badri Tamil Supporting Role as Vijay's friend
2002 En Mana Vaanil Tamil Supporting Role starring Jayasurya & Kavya Madhavan
2003 Puthiya Geethai Tamil Lawrence Supporting Role as Vijay's friend
2006 Nenjirukkum Varai Tamil Supporting Role
2009 Palaivana Solai Tamil Ramana Prominent Role

Awards & Honours[edit]

Year Award Category Status Role
2008 Vivel Chinnathirai Award[1] Best Actor Male Winner Selvam - Thirumathi Selvam
2009 Tamil Nadu State Award for Television Best Actor Male Winner Selvam - Thirumathi Selvam
2010 Sun Kudumbam Awards[2] Best Actor Male Winner Selvam - Thirumathi Selvam
2011 Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards for Television[3] Most Entertaining Actor Male Winner Selvam - Thirumathi Selvam

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