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Name: Ashok Selvan
DOB: November 8,1989
Birth Place: Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India
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No of Movies: 6

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Recently Released Tamil Movies

Baahubali -The Conclusion 28-Apr-2017
Thala 57 14-Apr-2017
Sathuranga Vettai 2 14-Apr-2017
Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan 14-Apr-2017
Ding Dong 14-Apr-2017

Upcoming Tamil Movies

Imaikkaa Nodigal 01-May-2017
Adangathey 01-May-2017
Kadamban 05-May-2017
Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae 05-May-2017
Garjanai 05-May-2017

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Sun TV
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Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka

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Became a thorough professional with the movie Savaale Samaali(2013).


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Full Biography of Actor Ashok Selvan

Ashok Selvan is a Tamil film actor. He made his breakthrough playing one of the lead roles in Soodhu Kavvum (2013), before gaining critical acclaim for his performances in C. V. Kumar\'s productions Pizza 2: The Villa and Thegidi (2014).

Ashok was born on 8 November 1989 in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India. He moved to Chennai aged three, and completed his schooling at Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai before graduating in Visual Communications from Loyola College of Arts and Science, Chennai. During college, Ashok Selvan participated in short films, completing a dozen short films as an actor as well as directing a few including Green, which won Best Film at the 2012 International Tamil Thoth Conference held in Singapore.

After graduating from college, Ashok sought opportunities in films as an actor and auditioned for roles including in Prakash Raj\'s production Inidhu Inidhu and Bharat Bala\'s 19th Step but was rejected. During the period, he applied to work as an assistant director to AR Murugadoss and was given the opportunity to feature in a few scenes as Suriya\'s friend in the director\'s venture 7aam Arivu, though his scenes did not make the final version. He was also featured in the title card of Chakri Toleti\'s Billa 2, with a childhood picture of Ashok Selvan used to represent a younger version of Ajith Kumar\'s titular character. He then also auditioned unsuccessfully for a role in Pizza, before Nalan Kumarasamy offered him the role of Kesavan in his black comedy film, Soodhu Kavvum (2013) after seeing him in a commercial. Featuring alongside an ensemble cast including Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha and Sanchita Shetty, Soodhu Kavvum became a commercial success, with Ashok being described as \"fantastic\" in his role of an unemployed graduate.

He was then selected to replace Vaibhav Reddy in Deepan Chakravarthy\'s psychological thriller Pizza II: Villa, a second film in C. V. Kumar\'s Pizza franchise. Portraying an English novel writer in the film, the film told the story of eerie happenings in a villa owned by Ashok\'s character. In order to portray the role of a 30 year old writer, he gained weight and grew his hair within two weeks. The film opened to positive reviews and above average box office collections, with a critic noting that \"Ashok delivers an outstanding performance\". He collaborated with C. V. Kumar again in his third film, Thegidi, a murder mystery story directed by another newcomer Ramesh. Portraying a detective, Ashok featured opposite Janani Iyer, and won positive reviews for his acting in the film. A critic from Sify.com noted he \"is subtle and conveys a lot through his body language and pleasing face\", while another reviewer wrote \"he seems to be quite proficient\". He\'s currently working on the comedy Savaale Samaali and two other projects.

News About Ashok Selvan

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    [2017-02-28 11:23:00]
    Shanthanu starrer Mupparimanam would be released across Tamilnadu by Sri Thenandal Movies. This would mean large number of theatres ...
  • Priyadharashan, Prakashraj does it again
    [2016-09-20 13:06:00]
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  • Telugu Warriors beats Chennai Rhinos
    [2016-02-01 13:38:00]
    Telugu Warriors beat Chennai Rhinos by 8 wickets to reclaim the top spot of Group B points table. This is a fantastic display of performances...
  • Get ready for a hearty laugh
    [2015-11-22 17:25:00]
    144, a lauaghthon starring Mirchi Shiva and Ashok Selvan is getting redy for release. Directed by Manikandan, the movie has young girl Oviya and Sruthi...
  • 144 from 27 November
    [2015-11-17 15:46:00]
    Come 27 November, C V Kumar's production venture 144 would be out. The movie stars Mirchi Shiva in a key role. The trailer was out recently and won...
  • 144 trailer is out
    [2015-11-13 14:08:00]
    After Masala Padam, actor Mirchi Shiva, Ashok Selvan, Oviya and Sruthi Ramakrishna will play the lead in a movie titled 144....
  • What is Kanchivaram teams next?
    [2015-10-22 12:57:00]
    We have reported earlier that the award winning team Kanchivaram is all set for their next project which would be helmed by Priyadarshan again...
  • 144 Audio to come on 22nd October
    [2015-10-17 16:53:00]
    The latest update is that the upcoming comedy entertainer film 144 will have their audio coming out on October 22nd. The film stars Shiva...
  • Ilayaraja to compose for Priyadharshan’s film
    [2015-10-16 13:51:00]
    Priyadharshan is directing a film with Ashok Selvan and Shriya Reddy in the lead. Director Vijay is producing the film. The film has been...
  • CV Kumar's 144
    [2015-10-15 13:10:00]
    The latest report is that producer CV Kumar's next will be '144' which will be directed by Manukandan. This venture will see Ashok Selvan...

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