Cheran (Bigg Boss) Wiki, Movies, Family, Images


Cheran is an Indian movie actor and director, who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. He made his directorial debut with the Kollywood movie “Bharathi Kannamma,” in the year 1997. For that movie, he also worked as a writer and actor. He is one of the contestants in the famous reality show Bigg Boss Tamil 3.


Cheran Family

Cheran was born on 12 December 1965 in Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Cheran family is now residing in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His father name is Pandian, a Projector Operator in Vellalur touring theatre and his mother name is Kamala, a primary school teacher. He has two sisters. Cheran married Selvarani and the couple has two daughters Nivedha Priyadarshini and Damini. After his graduation, he movie to Chennai to pursue his career in the film industry. In the beginning, he started to work as a Production Manager in movies.

Cheran Daughter Damini

Early Life and Career

Later in the movie “Puriyaadha Pudhir,” he worked as an assistant director to director K. S. Ravikumar. Cheran was promoted as an associate director from the movie Cheran Pandiyan to Nattamai. In the movie Mahanadi, he worked with Kamal Hassan as an associate director.

Director Cheran

In the year 1997, he made his directorial debut with the Tamil movie “Bharathi Kannamma,” starring Parthiban and Meena. Then he directed movies like Porkkaalam, Pandavar Bhoomi, and Vetri Kodi Kattu, which are his hat-trick successful films. From the Thangar Bachan‘s movie “Solla Marandha Kadhai,” he appeared as an actor. In the year 2004, he directed and acted in the movie “Autograph,” and the movie has four different cinematographers won the National Award. The movie was screened four times at the Montreal World Film Festival, Canada, and he shared the honour with Kamal Haasan and Maniratnam.

From the movie “Thavamai Thavamirundhu,” he proved his acting talent. In the following years, he acted, directed and produced the movies like Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu, Maya Kannadi, Aadum Koothu, Pirivom Santhippom, Raman Thediya Seethai, Pokkisham, Yuddham Sei and more. Cheran turned as a publisher for a Tamil novel Porum Valiyum (War & Pain). The author of this book is Savitri Advithanandhan and he dedicated that book to the people who were killed in the war at Sri Lanka.

Cheran Biography

Real NameCheran
ProfessionIndian film actor and director
Date of Birth12 December 1965
Age53 (As of November 2018)
Zodiac signYet to be Updated
FamilyYet to be Updated
Educational QualificationYet to be Updated
SchoolYet to be Updated
CollegeYet to be Updated
HobbiesReading Books, Writing, Watching News
HometownMelur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Wife NameSelvarani
ChildrenDaughters: Nivedha Priyadarshini, Damini
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Cheran’s Official Social Profiles

Instagram: Yet to be updated

Bigg Boss Season 3 Contestants List

Learn more details about the Bigg Boss Season 3 Contestants here and Bigg Boss Tamil Vote.

How to Vote for Cheran in Bigg Boss Tamil 3?

If Cheran gets nominated for eviction, just follow the below steps to save him,

  1. Open the Hotstar app and sign in to your account
  2. Search for “Bigg Boss Tamil
  3. Click on the Vote Button which is located below the latest Bigg Boss Tamil video
  4. Cheran along with the other nominated contestants will pop up from below
  5. Now tap on Cheran’s image to cast your vote. Each tap counts as a vote
  6. You can vote a maximum of 50 votes a day

Cheran’s Movies list

YearTitleRoleCredited as
1997Bharathi Kannamma Director, Actor, Writer
PorkkaalamStill photographerDirector, Actor, Writer
1998Desiya Geetham Director, Writer
2000Vetri Kodi Kattu Director, Writer
2001Pandavar Bhoomi Director, Writer
2002Solla Marandha KadhaiSivadhanuActor, Writer
2004AutographSenthilDirector, Actor, Writer, Producer
2005Thavamai ThavamirundhuRamalingam MuthiahDirector, Actor, Writer
2006Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu Producer
2007Maya KannadiKumarDirector, Actor, Writer
Aadum KoothuGnanasekaranActor, Producer
2008Pirivom SanthippomNadesanActor
Raman Thediya SeethaiVenugopalActor
2009PokkishamLeninDirector, Actor, Writer
2011Yuddham SeiJ. KrishnamoorthiActor
MuranNandaActor, Producer
2013Chennaiyil Oru NaalSatyamoorthyActor
Moondru Per Moondru KaadhalGunasekarActor
2014Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam IyakkamHimselfActor
2015JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai Director, Producer

Awards Won by Cheran

These are the listed of awards won by Cheran.

National Film Awards

  • 2000 – National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues for Vetri Kodi Kattu
  • 2004 – National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Autograph
  • 2005 – National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare for Thavamai Thavamirundhu
  • 2005 – National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil for Aadum Koothu

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • 1997 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director for Porkaalam
  • 1997 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film for Porkkaalam
  • 2000 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer for Vetri Kodi Kattu
  • 2000 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film for Vetri Kodi Kattu
  • 2004 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film for Autograph
  • 2004 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director for Autograph
  • 2005 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film for Thavamai Thavamirundhu
  • 2009– Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Scriptwriter for Pokkisham

Filmfare Awards

  • 1997 – Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil for Bharathi Kannamma
  • 1998 – Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil for Desiya Geetham
  • 2001 – Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil for Pandavar Bhoomi
  • 2004 – Filmfare Award for Best Director – Tamil for Autograph
  • 2004 – Filmfare Award for Best Film – Tamil for Autograph

Other awards

  • 2004 – Dinakaran-Medimix Awards for Best film – Autograph
  • 2004 – Dinakaran-Medimix Awards for Best Director –Autograph
  • 2005 – Tamil Nadu progressive writers association awards for Best Writer and Director – Thavamai
  • Thavamirundhu
  • 2011 – Jaya TV awards for Best actor – Yuddham Sei

Cheran Images

Cheran Images
Cheran with KS Ravikumar
Cheran with Kamal Hassan
Cheran Images
Cheran with Balu Mahendran
Cheran Images

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