Personal details of Actor Raveendran
Became a thorough professional with the movie Sakalakala Vallavan(1982).
5.70 in Feet Inches
Full Biography of Actor Raveendran
Raveendran is an Indian actor who concentrates most on Malayalam and Tamil language films. He plays supporting roles and comic characters in most of his movies. Aashiq Abu’s Idukki Gold is one of his memorable roles which has fetched him rave reviews in the recent times. He is active in the film industry since early 1980s who made his debut through Tamil blockbuster – Oru thalai ragam. He was the second lead in Kamal Hassan and Rajnikanth movies like, Sagalakala Vallavan, Per Sollum Pillai, Rama Lakshman, Ranga, Thankamagan and Pokkiri Raja.
Initially Ravindhar got noticed for his stylish dance moves. He played the role of disco dancer in numerous movies in the 1980s, the time when foot tapping numbers were quit popular. He also has a huge fan following crowd. 'Poi Kaal kuthirai' is his one of his memorable Tamil movies as an actor.
He played lead roles in movies like Echchil Iravugal, Poikkal Kudhirai, En Priyame and Kutravaaligal. Raveendran spent more than 3 decades in the film industry and has given his memorable performances for about 140 movies. Apart from his role as an actor, he is also known as an interior designer, businessman and film academic. He has also served as the judge of a dance reality show, ‘Dance Party’ on Kairali TV.
He was born in Thrippunithura and his real name is Thampi Elias. He studied at film institute, Adayar and has been a great fan of MGR. Though he began with Tamil movies in the 1980s he later concentrated on to Malayalam cinema. In between he quit the film industry concentrating on to other business fields after doing ‘Pappayude Swantham Appoos’ in 1992 and returned back in a bang with Aashiq Abu’s Idukki Gold which received a big positive response from critics and audience. The movie released in 2013 also included actors - Vijayaraghavan, Pratap Pothen, and Maniyanpilla Raju. He also came back as a disco dancer in the character role of Disco Duglus for Kili poyi.
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