Nithin Sathya

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Nithin Sathya
Born (1980-01-09) 9 January 1980 (age 36)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actor director
Years active 2004–present

Nitin Sathyaa (born 9 January 1980) is a Tamil film actor from Chennai. His first appearance was in the film Kalatpadai, and a notable role was also in Chennai 600028 (2007). Since then he has been cast as a villain in Satham Podathey (2007) and in supporting roles in films like Raman Thediya Seethai. He has played the lead role in Pandhayam (2007) and Muthirai (2008).[1][2][3][4][5]

Early life[edit]

Nitin Sathya did his Masters in Business Administration in London.[6] He said he went to London with the intention of taking his MBA and then work for an MNC but when he was doing his Masters he realised that acting was his calling.[7] He has also represented Tamil Nadu at the National level in bowling in 1998–99.[7]


After he got his portfolio done, he went with it to each and every company but got rejected every time. He then got chance to dance in a song in director Saran's Vasool Raja MBBS[7] and later acted in a small role in Ji with Ajith Kumar.[6] He got his first lead role in Venkat Prabhu's Chennai 600028. He played an impotent jealous husband in Vasanth's Satham Podathey, a student and ardent Vijay fan in S. A. Chandrasekhar's Pandhayam,[8] which was unsuccessful,[9] and a reformed thief Raman Thediya Seethai.[9] He acted as an auto driver in Palaivana Solai a remake of the 1982 film with the same title.[10] In Mayanginen Thayanginen he played a call taxi driver who falls in love with a call centre girl, whom he's not met.[11] He signed many films such as Pinkurippu with Mani Nagarajan and PC Mitran with Saravanan[12] and 143 by Rangarajan,[13] but they did not got released.

He has six upcoming films. Madha Gaja Raja,[14] the horror film Shivani,[15] Venkat Prabhu's black comedy Biriyani,[16] Sundar C's horror comedy Aranmanai, Enna Satham Indha Neram[17] and Thirudan Police.[18]


Year Film Role Notes
2002 Bend It Like Beckham Waiter Uncreditted role
2003 Kalatpadai Sridhar
2004 Vasool Raja MBBS Neelakandan
Dreams Shakti's friend
2005 Ji Arun
Majaa Chidambaram's son
2007 Chennai 600028 Pazhani
Satham Podathey Rathnavel Kalidas
2008 Thozha Raja
Saroja Lakshmi Gopal Cameo appearance
Pandhayam Sakthivel
Raman Thediya Seethai Gunasekhar
2009 Muthirai Sathyamoorthy
Palaivana Solai Prabhu
2012 Mayanginen Thayanginen Muthukumaran
2013 Biriyani Hari
2014 Enna Satham Indha Neram Kathir
Aranmanai Muliankannan
Thirudan Police
2015 Moone Moonu Varthai Karthik
2016 Pandiyoda Galatta Thaangala
Pandigai Filming
S3 Filming
Chennai 600028 II: Second Innings Filming
Ammani Filming
Sirikka Vidalama Filming
Naaikutty Padam Filming
Moodu Mukkallo Cheppalante Delayed
Madha Gaja Raja Ravi Delayed
Shivani Delayed
Short film
  • Vellai Pookal
  • Agalya 2012[19]
  • Kadal Rasa


  1. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (18 July 2008). "Stargazing". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Nithin Sathya in S Pictures". 16 April 2008. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (26 June 2009). "Sudden shift in gear – Muththirai". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Ashok Kumar, S. R (18 April 2008). "Faltering storyline – Thozha". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (26 September 2008). "A packed, purposeful cast – Raman Thediya Seethai". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Success has a new name". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 19 October 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c "An interview with Nitin Satya". Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Friday Review Chennai / Interview : Wanna bet?". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 19 September 2008. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Life's looking up". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 27 June 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  10. ^ Manigandan KR, TNN (10 September 2009). "Palaivana Cholai's classic charm – Times of India". Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  11. ^ K. R. Manigandan (10 April 2012). "Shot Cuts: Sri Ramarajyam, not now". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "Nitinsathyaa all set – Times of India". 9 November 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  13. ^ ""I've made mistakes, but I'm confident now" – Nithin Sathya – Telugu Movie News". 24 January 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  14. ^ "Nithin Sathya joins 'Madha Gaja Raja' – Tamil Movie News". 2 July 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "Shivani cleared with U/A certificate – The Times of India". 30 April 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  16. ^ "Sampath, Nitin Satyaa join 'Biriyani' – The Times of India". 12 December 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  17. ^ "Real-life quadruplets star in Tamil film – The Times of India". 13 October 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  18. ^ "Dinesh gears up for a game of hide-and-seek – The Times of India". 9 November 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  19. ^ Malathi Rangarajan (12 October 2013). "Long and short". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 

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