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|Born||Tamil Nadu, India|
|Occupation||Film actor, director|
|Spouse(s)||Priya Raman (2004 - 2014), Ragasudha ( 2014 - ) |
|Children||Adithya (7 years), Akash (3 years), |
After completing a course in acting, Ranjith made his acting debut in 1993 with Pon Vilangu , directed by K. S. Rajkumar, was produced by R. K. Selvamani and he acted alongside Rahman, Sivaranjani and Ramya Krishnan. The critic K. Vijayan of New Straits Times praised Ranjith's acting citing that "Ranjith, despite his big build, impresses in his debut performance." The next year, he acted the lead role in the rural drama Sindhu Nathi Poo, the film turned out to be a success at the box-office. In 1996, he appeared in Minor Mappillai and Avathara Purushan. In 1997, he appeared in a guest appearance in Cheran's Bharathi Kannamma which was a critical and commercial success. In the start of 1998, Ranjith played as an antagonist in Maru Malarchi, the film was released to critical acclaim and he won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Villain for his role. Subsequently, he was flooded with offers. In the mid of 1998, he acted in the blockbuster Natpukkaga and he played the villain role in Dharma. In the end of 1998, he acted in supporting role in Desiya Geetham and Pudhumai Pithan while he played one of the leads in the low-budget film Cheran Chozhan Pandian.
In the 2000s, Ranjith appeared in smaller-budget films and often played the lead role, including in productions such as Bheeshmar and the unreleased Padhavi Paduthum Paadu.
|1993||Pon Vilangu||Tamil||Muthu||Debut Film|
|1994||Sindhu Nathi Poo||Tamil||Thirukkaval (Sakthivel)|
|1998||Cheran Chozhan Pandian||Tamil||Cheran|
|Maru Malarchi||Tamil||Manimaran||Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Villain|
|Poo Maname Vaa||Tamil|
|Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Naanum||Tamil||Sivaramakrishnan|
|Kann Thirandhu Paaramma||Tamil|
|Eazhaiyin Sirippil||Tamil||Doctor||Guest appearance|
|2001||Pandavar Bhoomi||Tamil||Dhanapal||Guest appearance|
|Kanna Unnai Thedukiren||Tamil|
|Narasimha||Tamil||C. P. Sharma|
|Padhavi Paduthum Paadu||Tamil|
|Pasupathi c/o Rasakkapalayam||Tamil||Pasupathi|
|2008||Valluvan Vasuki||Tamil||Anandha Konar|
|2010||Thambikku Indha Ooru||Tamil||Thirumalai|
|2012||Oru Kudumba Chithram||Malayalam||Varunagiri|
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