Suresh Chandra Menon

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Suresh Chandra Menon
Born
Ponnani, Kerala
ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu
Occupationactor, director, cinematographer
Years active1986-1993
2017-present
Spouse(s)Revathi
(m.1986-2002; Divorced in 2013)

Suresh Chandra Menon is an Indian actor, cinematographer and film director. He is mainly notable for having directed and played the lead role in the Tamil film Pudhiya Mugam along with his wife actress Revathi.

Personal life[edit]

After meeting the popular actress Revathi during a film shoot, they fell in love and were married in 1986 with the blessings of their parents.[1] They did not have any children. Though they looked like an ideal couple, differences arose between the two and they decided to amicably separate in 2002.[2] Revathy and Suresh Menon then filed separate petitions, seeking mutual split, before the court. On 22 April 2013 a family court in Chennai granted them mutual divorce considering the fact that they had been living separately for the past 10 years. Revathi said in an interview that they would remain good friends even after the divorce.[3]

Film career[edit]

He is known for directing many documentaries and advertisements. Having started his career as cinematographer for the films produced by Sujatha Cine Arts, He directed, produced and played the lead role in the Tamil film Pudhiya Mugam which was released in 1993. His wife Revathi was the lead heroine in the film. It was both a critical and commercial success. He went on to direct another film Paasamalargal which also released in 1993. This film also cast his wife Revathi as the lead heroine starring along with Arvind Swamy.[4] Ajith Kumar who has later become a popular actor in Tamil cinema played a minor supporting role in the film. After nearly two decades, he made his acting comeback with 4G and Thaana Serndha Koottam.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Actor
Year Film Role Notes
1993 Pudhiya Mugam also director
1993 Paasamalargal also director
2017 Solo Brig.Sundharajan Tamil — Malayalam bilingual
2018 Thaanaa Serndha Koottam Uthaman
2018 Junga Kumarasamy Chettiyaar
2018 4G
2019 Lucifer Abdul Malayalam
Cinematographer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Revathi-Suresh granted divorce". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Revathi to get divorce decree on 22nd April". Kollytalk. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Revathi, Suresh Chandra Menon granted divorce". entertainment.oneindia. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Director Suresh Menon". Spicyonion.com. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  5. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/suresh-menon-confirms-acting-in-suriya-thaana-serndha-koottam-and-gv-prakash-4g-tamil-news-170665.html

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