Venu Arvind

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Venu Arvind
Born (1965-11-09) 9 November 1965 (age 52)[1]
OccupationStage artist, television and film actor, dubbing artist, director
Years active1985-present
Spouse(s)Shoba
(m.1987-present)
Children2 (Veena, Vijay)

Venu Arvind is a Tamil television and film actor. He is known for his roles in K. Balachander's television serials and as the leading antagonist Ranga in the television soap Alaigal.[2] He debuted as a director with the film Sabash Sariyaana Potti. He is married to Shoba in 1987 and the couple have two children, a daughter, Veena and a son, Vijay.

Career[edit]

Television serials[edit]

Television series Year Role Director Notes
Nilapenn 1990s, Doordarshan Chennai
Alaiosai
Coslty Maapla
Rishimoolam
Raghuvamsam
Kadhal Pagadai 1997 Raj Babu K. Balachander As Varadarajan's lovestruck brother in love with Sithara (Mohini)
Kasalavu Nesam 1999 Gautham K. Balachander
Agnisakshi 2002-04
Alaigal 2001-03 Ranga Sundar K. Vijayan Venu Arvind earned acclaim for his portrayal of the main antagonist Ranga who avenges his aunt (Vadivukkarasi) and her family for disinherting his mother
Irandaam Chanakyan 2002 Bombay Chanakya As the main antagonist
Janani 2003 Sunder.K.Vijayan
"Vazhkkai" 2000-2001 Prabhakar Venkat
Selvi / Arasi 2005-2009 G.J Sundhar K.Vijayan and P.Samuthrakani
Manjal Mahimai 2007-08
Vani Rani 2013–Present Bhoominathan A. Ramachandran

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Language Role Notes
1985 Pagal Nilavu Tamil Appeared as Sathyaraj's younger son
1985 Andha Oru Nimidam Tamil Appeared as Kamal Haasan's Brother
1985 Padikkaatha Pannaiyar Tamil Appeared as Sivaji Ganesan's son
1994 May Madham Tamil Dubbing artist only Dubbed for Vineeth
2000 Alaipayudhey Tamil ACP Arumugam
2001 Ennavale Tamil Kumar
2002 Basketball Malayalam Arul
2006 Vallavan Tamil
2007 Vegam Tamil
2011 Sabash Sariyana Potti Tamil Director

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nettv4u.com/celebrity/tamil/tv-actor/venu-arvind
  2. ^ Chitra Swaminathan (24 March 2003). "Serialised success". The Hindu.