Saravanan is an Indian film actor who has appeared in Tamil language films.He was a leading actor from 1991 to 1998.
Saravanan was born into a Tamil family in Salem and was the second of five children. His father was an Inspector of police and his mother was a staff nurse. Saravanan obtained Bachelor of Arts in Tamil Literature from the Government Arts College, Salem. He is a poet and has written many poems. He then moved to Chennai and completed a course in acting at the Adyar Film Institute.
Saravanan has been married twice. His first marriage was to Suryashree, a Telugu woman with whom he studied in Adyar Film Institute. In an episode of Bigg Boss Tamil 3, he opened up on his second marriage and that it was his first wife who accepted the second marriage as they wanted a child.
Saravanan played a series of lead role in films in the 1990s, but his career came to a halt in the latter end of the decade.He also directed a film called Thaayumaanavan.
He went on to make a comeback in Ameer Sultan’s Paruthiveeran playing the paternal uncle of the character portrayed by Karthi, winning critical acclaim and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil. He also received a Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance in the film. The success of Paruthiveeran subsequently triggered more offers for the actor including the opportunity to be a part of Sanjay Ram’s biopic, Veeramum Eeramum, based on the real life of Venkatesa Pannaiyar.
|Occupation||Indian Film Actor|
|Date of Birth||10 October 1966|
|Born Place||Salem, Tamilnadu|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|College||Bachelor of Arts Government Arts College of Salem|
|Film, TV Shows & TV Commercials||Film(s): Paruthiveeran (2007), Pandigai (2017) and Nandha (2001) and more.|
|Awards||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor|