Tamil Television Actor, Film Actor & Television host
1989 – present
Preethi Srinivasan (m. 2009)
Sanjeev is a film actor and leading Tamil television actor. He is known for his role as Selvam in Superhit Tamildramaserial 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.
Sanjeev is a close friend of Kollywood actor Vijay. Both of them studied visual communications at Loyola. He is the nephew of late actress Manjula Vijayakumar. His other friends in the industry are Deepak Dinkar and Shreekumar. Sanjeev married leading television actress Preethi Srinivasan in 2009.
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 very popular and led to his popularity among the Tamil audience, and his performance in the show was well appreciated and well received. Awards he has received include a Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Television Actor in 2009 and Sun Kudumbam Award for Best Actor 2010 for his performance in Thirumathi Selvam.